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Craftsman 917.249791 Owner's Manual

Grass catcher 42" mower
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Owner's Manual
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GRASS CATCHER
42" Mower
Model No.
917.249791
CAUTION:
Read and follow all Safety
Rules and Instructions
before operating this
equipment.
• Safety
• Assembly
• Operation
• Customer Responsibilities
• Repair Parts
Sears,
Roebuck
and Co.,
Hoffman
Estates,
II 60179
U.S.A.
Visit our Craftsman website:www.sears.com/craftsman

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  • Page 1 Model No. 917.249791 CAUTION: • Safety • Assembly Read and follow all Safety Rules and Instructions • Operation • Customer Responsibilities before operating this • Repair Parts equipment. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, II 60179 U.S.A. Visit our Craftsman website:www.sears.com/craftsman...
  • Page 2 SAFETY RULES & Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers & IMPORTANT: THIS CUTTING MACHINE IS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET AND THROWING OBJECTS. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH, I. GENERAL OPERATION DO NOT: Read, understand, and follow all instructions in the manual •...
  • Page 3 SAFETY RULES & Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers & Be sure the area is clear of other people before mowing. Stop machine if anyone enters the area. Look for this symbolto point out impor- tant safety precautions. It means CAU- Never carry passengers or children even with the blades TION!It BECOME...
  • Page 4 KNOW YOUR GRASS CATCHER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE ASSEMBLING OR OPERATING YOUR GRASS CATCH ER. Compare the illustrations with the carton contents to familiadze yourself with the parts before starting the assembly. Study the operating instructions and safety precautions thoroughly to insure proper functioning of your Grass Catcher and to prevent injury to yourself and others.
  • Page 5 BAGGER SUPPORT ASSEMBLY MOUNTING COVER ASSEMBLY (See Figs. 1A & 1B) SUPPORT ASSEMBLY (See Fig. 2) NOTE: If your tractor already has four (4) shoulder bolts NOTE: For ease of assembly, you may wish to obtain the installed on the rear drawbar, simply hang the support assistance of another person for mounting cover assembly assembly on the bolts.
  • Page 6 CONTAINER MOUNTING (See Fig. 4) CONTAINER ASSEMBLY (See Fig. 3) No hardware required No hardware required Place bottom half inside of top half, as shown. Install one container to left side first with warning to outside of unit. Install other container to right side. Place one foot inside bottom half and lift top half to meet bottom half.
  • Page 7 LOWER REAR EDGE OPTIONAL BETWEEN GAUGE WHEEL LOWER CHUTE (See Fig. 5) No hardware required BRACKET TAB AND GAUGE WHEEL MOWER HOUSING Lower mower deck to its lowest cutting position. BRACKET With your right hand, raise and hold deflector shield in upright position.
  • Page 8 LEVEL MOWER DECK UPPER CHUTE (See Figs. 6A & 6B) No hardware required No hardware required Lower mower deck to its lowest cutting position, Assemble upperchute by insertingcurved end into hole Be sure deck is properly leveled for best mower perfor- in back of cover.
  • Page 9 TIPS FOR IMPROVED BAGGING OPERATION: Avoid cutting wet grass or in the morning while the dew is still heavy. Grass clippings collected under these Follow the mower operation instructions in your tractor conditions tend to be sticky and adhere to the walls of owner's manual.
  • Page 10 • Grass catcher attachments used for commercial or rental purposes. WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THE CRAFTSMAN GRASS CATCHER TO THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER/DEPARTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES. THIS WARRANTY APPLIES ONLY WHILE THIS PRODUCT IS IN USE IN THE UNITED STATES.
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  • Page 12 GRASS CATCHER- - MODEL NUMBER 917.249791 91213...
  • Page 13 GRASS CATCHER- - MODEL NUMBER 917.249791 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 69180 Nut, Crownlock #10-24 180923 Support Assembly 127533 73800400 Locknut Screen, Cover 161312 4939M Spring, Retainer CoverAsm. (Incl. 3,38,39) 126840 72140405 Bolt Chute, Upper 18021008 Screw, Special #10-14 x 1/2 179745 Bracket, Stop 130933...
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