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CRAFTSMAN °
ROTARY
875 Series Briggs & Stratton
Power-Propelled
Electric Start
21" Multi-Cut
Engine
Model No.
917.371860
• EspaSol, p. 22
CAUTION'.
Read and follow all
Safety Rules and Instructions
before operating this equipment
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
Visit our Craftsman website: www.sears.com/craftsman
U.S.A.

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  • Page 1 Engine Power-Propelled Electric Start 21" Multi-Cut Model No. 917.371860 • EspaSol, p. 22 CAUTION'. Read and follow all Safety Rules and Instructions before operating this equipment U.S.A. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 Visit our Craftsman website: www.sears.com/craftsman...
  • Page 2 Schedule ......Sears Service ......Back Cover 2-YEAR FULL WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN LAWN MOWER If this Craftsman Lawn Mower fails due to manufacturer defects in material workmanship within two years from the date of purchase, return it to any Sears store, Parts &...
  • Page 3: Operation

    IoGENERAL OPERATION Ii. SLOPE OPERATION • Read, understand,and follow all Slopes are a major factor related to slip & instructions on the machine and in the fall accidents which can result in severe manual(s) before starting. Be thoroughly injury. All slopes require extra caution.
  • Page 4: General Service

    • Remove gas-powered equipmentfrom • Never tamperwith safetydevices. Check the truck or trailer and refuel it on the their proper operation regularly. ground. If this is not possible, then • Keep machine free of grass, leaves, or refuel such equipmentwith a portable otherdebrisbuild-up.Cleanoil orfuel spill- container, rather than from a gasoline age.Allow machineto coolbeforestoring.
  • Page 5: Maintenance

    Repair Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart pur- • Fast help by phone- phone sup- chase. Your new Craftsman@ product port from a Sears representative designed and manufactured for years products requiring in-home repair, plus dependable operation. But like all prod-...
  • Page 6: How To Set Up Your Lawn Mower

    Read these instructions and this manual HOW TO SET UP YOUR LAWN its entirety before you attempt to assemble MOWER or operate your new lawn mower. TO UNFOLD HANDLE IMPORTANT: This lawn mower is shipped WITHOUT OIL OR GASOLINE in the IMPORTANT: Unfold handle...
  • Page 7 TO PREPARE BATTERY NOTE: Your battery must be charged before you can start your lawn mower. Bolt Connect battery charger connector (male) to harness connector (female). Plug battery charger into 110 volt A.C. Knob outlet. Leave battery charger connected 24 hours before starting your engine...
  • Page 8 KNOW YOUR LAWN MOWER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND ALL SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR LAWN MOWER. Compare the illustrations with your lawn mower to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual future reference. These symbols may appear...
  • Page 9 The operation of any lawn speed, There is a turnbuckle on the mower can result in foreign underside of the drive control housing increase tension on the drive cable, Pro- objectsthrowninto the eyes, which can result in severe ceed as follows: eye damage, Always wear Turn unit off and disconnect spark...
  • Page 10 SIDE DISCHARGING • Grass catcher and discharge chute must be removed. • Open mulcher door and install front of side discharge deflector beneath door and position rear over threaded stud. • Secure rear of side discharge deflector to lawn mower housing with knob.
  • Page 11 TO EMPTY GRASS CATCHER Be sure lawnmower is level. Remove oil dipstick from oil fill spout. Open round door of discharge chute You receive a container of oil with the move starter rope out and away from unit. Slowly pour the entire container grass catcher.
  • Page 12: To Stop Engine

    TO STOP ENGINE Keep top of engine around starter clear and clean of grass clippings and chaff. • To stop engine, release operator pres- ence control bar. This will help engine air flow and extend engine life. START ENGINE NOTE: Due to protective coatings on the...
  • Page 13: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE BEFORE AFTER EVERY EVERY EVERY EACH EACH 25 HOURS BEFORE SCHEDULE HOURS OR SEASON HOURS STORAGE Check for Loose Fasteners Clean / Inspect Grass Catcher Check Tires Check Drive Wheels Clean Lawn Mower ..Clean under Drive Cover *** Check Drive Belt / Pulleys Check / Sharpen...
  • Page 14 LAWN MOWER Trailing Always observe safety rules when per- Blade ada forming any maintenance. TIRES • Keep tires free of gasoline, oil, or insect control chemicals which can harm rubber. • Avoid stumps, stones, deep ruts, sharp objects and other hazards that may cause...
  • Page 15 ENGINE Always be sure to retighten oil dipstick before starting engine. LUBRICATION Reconnect spark plug wire to spark only high quality detergent oil rated plug. with service classification SG-SL. AIR FILTER Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade according Your engine will not run properly using to your expected...
  • Page 16 If no leaks are present, start engine _I:_CAUTION: Disconnect spark plug wire described in the Operation section of this from spark plug and place wire where manual) and let engine run until the under- cannot come in contact with plug. side of the lawn mower is clean.
  • Page 17 Use a wood block between blade Screws_ mower housing to prevent blade from turning when removing blade bolt. NOTE: Protect your hands with gloves and/or wrap blade with heavy cloth. Remove blade bolt. Remove blade, attaching hardware (bolt, lock washer and hardened wash- er), blade adapter...
  • Page 18 Install new drive belt into idler arm ENGINE assembly, then around the drive pulley ENGINE SPEED (See Figure Your engine speed has been factory set. NOTE: Pulling on the drive belt (to install Do not attempt to increase engine speed it on the drive pulley) will cause...
  • Page 19 Immediately prepare your lawn mower for storage at the end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 days or more. LAWN MOWER When lawn mower is to be stored for a period of time, clean it thoroughly, remove all dirt, grease,...
  • Page 20: Engine Oil

    OTHER ENGINE OIL Drain oil (with engine warm) and replace • Do not store gasoline from one season with clean engine oil. (See "ENGINE" in to another. the Maintenance section of this manual). • Replace your gasoline can if your can starts to rust.
  • Page 21 TROUBLESHOOTING - See appropriate section in manual unless directed to a Sears Parts & Repair Center. CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM 1. Raise cutting height. Loss of power Rear of mower housing blade dragging in grass. Cutting too much grass. Raise cutting height.
  • Page 22 Sears, al Centro de Repuestos y Reparaci6n, o a otro comercio donde se vendan los equipos Craftsman, a efectos de que se la reparen sin costo (o bien se la reemplacen, en caso que no sea posible repararla).
  • Page 23 I. OPERACION II. OPERAClON SOBRE LAS CUESTAS Los accidentes ocurren con mas frecuencia , Antes de empezar, debe familiarizarse las cuestas. Estos accidentes ocurren debido a completamente con los controles y el uso correcto de la maquina. Para esto, debe leer resbaladas o caidas, las cuales pueden resultar y comprender...
  • Page 24 , Nunca Ilenar contenedores en un vehiculo, en Nunca manipule de forma indebida los un cami6n o caravana con un forro de plastico. dispositivos de seguridad. Controle regular- mente su funcionamiento correcto. Colocar siempre los contenedores en el suelo lejos de su vehiculo antes de Ilenar. Mantenga la maquina libre de hierba, hojas , Quitar equipos que funcionan con gasolina u otras acumulaciones...
  • Page 25: Mantenimiento

    Reparaci6n Congratulaciones por su buena compra. Ayuda rapida por telefono - soporte tele- nuevo producto Craftsman® esta diseSado f6nico por parte de un representante Sears y fabricado para funcionar de modo fiable pot sobre productos que requieren un arreglo en muchos aSos.
  • Page 26 COMO PREPARAR SU SEGADORA Lea estas instrucciones y este manual comple- tamente antes de tratar de montar u operar su PARA DESDOBLAR EL MANGO segadora nueva. IMPORTANTE: Despliegue el mango con IMPORTANTE: Este cortacesped viene SIN mucho cuidado para no pellizcar o dafiar los ACEITE O GASOLINA en el motor.
  • Page 27 PARA PREPARAR LA BATER[A AVISO: Su bateria tiene que estar cargada an- tes de que pueda hacer arrancar su segadora. Perno Conecte el conector del cargador de la bateria (macho) al conector de la arnes (hembra). Enchufe el cargador de la bateria dentro del Manilla enchufe de 110 volt C.A.
  • Page 28 FAMILIARICESE CON SU SEGADORA LEA ESTE MANUAL DEL DUENO Y LAS REGLAS DE SEGURIDAD ANTES DE OPARAR SU SEGADORA. Compare las ilustraciones con su segadora para familiarizarse con la ubicaci6n de los diversos controles y ajustes. Guarde este manual para referencia en el futuro. Estos s[mbolos pueden apareser sobre su segadora...
  • Page 29 Laoperaci6n decualquier 1. Apagar la unidad y desconectar el cable de segadora puedehacerque bujia de la bujia. saltenobjetosextra_os dentrode Vuelta el tuerca en la parte inferior del susojos,Ioquepuedeproducir mando de transmisi6n para aumentar la velocidad del mecanismo. da_osgravesenestos.Siempre Opere la segadora para probar la velo- useanteojos deseguridad o protecci6n para cidad del mecanismo.
  • Page 30 SEGADORAS CON DESCARGA LATERAL LengLietas del tubo de descarga Hay que quitar el dep6sito de hierba y el canal de eyecci6n. Abrir la puerta de la puerta del acabador e instalar la parte delantera del deflector de descarga lateral debajo la puerta y colocar el parte trasero en la esparrago fileteado.
  • Page 31 PARA VACIAR EL RECOGEDOR DE Cf_SPED Usted recibe un envase de aceite con la unidad. Vierta lentamente el envase entero Abierto la puerta redonda del canal incli- de aceite en el tubo de relleno del motor. nado de la descarga para mover la cuerda del arrancador hacia fuera y lejos des de el AVlSO:...
  • Page 32 PARA PARAR EL MOTOR Mantenga la parte superior del motor, alred- edor del arrancador, despejada y sin recortes . Para parar el motor, suelte la barra de con- de cesped y paja. Esto ayudara el flujo del troles que exigen la presencia del operador. aire del motor y extendera su duraci6n.
  • Page 33: Programa De Mantenimiento

    PROGRAMA ANTES DESPUES CADA CADA CADA ANTESDEL MANTENIMIENTO DECAOAOECAOAI0 2 .ORASO 100 ALMACE- HORAS TEMPORADA HORAS NAMIENTO Revisar si hay Sujetadores Suettos Limpiar/lnspeccionar el Recogedor de Cesped * Controlar los Neumaticos Controtar las Ruedas Motrices *** Limpiar la Segadora ..Limpiar debajo la CubieFta de la Transmisi6n Revisar las Correas y las Poleas Impulsadas...
  • Page 34 Borde de SEGADORA Adaptador salida Siempre observe las reglas de seguridad cu- de la cuchilla ando haga el mantenimiento. LLANTAS , Mantenga las Ilantas sin gasolina, aceite o substancias quimicas para control de insec- tos que pueden dafiar la goma. , Evite los tocones, las piedras, las grietas pro- fundas, los objetos afilados y otros peligros Arandela...
  • Page 35 MOTOR Aseg0rese de apretar la varilla medidora del aceite antes de arrancar el motor. LUBRICACION Vuelva a conectar el alambre de la bujia a Use solamente aceite de detergente de alta cali- esta. dad clasificado con la clasificaci6n SG-SL de ser- FILTRO DE AIRE vicio APt.
  • Page 36 _I_PRECAUCI6N: Desconecte el alambre de Si no hay escapes presentes, encienda el motor (segQn Io descrito en la secci6n de la la bujia y p6ngalo en donde no pueda entrar en operaci6n de este manual) y deje el motor contacto con esta. funcionar hasta que el superficie inferior del , Haga descansar la segadora en su lado.
  • Page 37: Para Cambiar

    Use un bloque de madera entre la cuchilla Tornillos y la caja de la segadora para evitar que la cuchilla gire cuando se le quite el perno. AVlSO: Proteja sus manos con guantes y/o envuelva la cuchilla con una tela gruesa. Remueva el perno de la cuchilla.
  • Page 38 8. Volvera colocar el cortacesped e n posici6n Manilla vertical. 9. lnstalarla nuevacorrea de mando en el Perno conjunto dela palanca detransmisi6n, luegoalrededor d e la poleademando(Vea la FigureB). NOTA: T irando la correade mando (para Bsja instalarla enla poleade mando) p rovocara la liberaci6n de la otraextremidad de la correa Alta delestribodela pantalla de losescombros y...
  • Page 39 lnmediatamente prepare su segadora para el almacenamiento al final de cada temporada o si la unidad no se va a usar por 30 dias o mas. SEGADORA Manilla Cuando se va a guardar la segadora por cierto ..I Porno periodo de tiempo, limpiela cuidadosamente, remueva toda la mugre, la grasa, las hojas, etc.
  • Page 40 ACEITE DEL MOTOR OTROS Drene el aceite (con el motor caliente) y * No guarde la gasolina de una temporada a la otra. cambielo con aceite de motor limpio. (Vea "MO- TOR" en la secci6n de Mantenimento de este * Cambie el envase de la gasolina si se emp- manual.) ieza a oxidar.
  • Page 41 SOLUCION DE PROBLEMAS - Yea la secci6n apropiada en el manual amenos est_ dirigido a un centro de servico Sears. PROBLEMA CAUSA CORRECCION Falta de Eleve la altura de corte. Cuchilla desgastada, doblada fuerza o suelta. Eleve la altura de corte. AItura de las ruedas dispareja.
  • Page 42 CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.371860 45 \...
  • Page 43 CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.371860 PART PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 188505X428 Handle, Grassbag, Rear 183446 Spring, Mulcher Door - - - Engine, Briggs & Stratton, 65322 Hairpin Cotter 404763 Decal, Danger Model Number 12S605- 183483...
  • Page 44 CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.371860 16 --___ 46 I...
  • Page 45 CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.371860 PART PART DESCRiPTiON DESCRiPTiON !96785 Drive Control Assembly (includes Cable) !66043 Pulley, Idler Bolt, Hex Head, Shoulder 5/16-18 x 1/2 406260X428 Cover, Drive Control, Top 160829 Screw 1/4-20 x 1/16 187353...
  • Page 46 CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.371860 GEAR CASE ASSEMBLY - - PART NUMBER 408029 13 _ PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 412736 Case, Upper 412746 Pin, Output Shaft 413269 Shaft, Output, Long 412739 Fixed Dog Clutch, LH 183508...
  • Page 47 BRIGGS & STRATTON 4-CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 12S605-0976-F1 51 B 11221 6849 1029_ 238_ 1034 914 _' 1022 718 0 11A:_r_ 32_@ 32A_ 11058 OPERATOR'S MANUAL I 741' 1095 VALVE GASKET SET 868_) 1022 5_/_ lS8 20@...
  • Page 48 BRIGGS & STRATTON 4=CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 12S605=0976=F1 425 'i 1331_1o4_ 443_ 188_ 190_ 670_ 287_ 8471 9721 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 524_ 633 _ 104_ 127_ 134_ 163_ 977 CARBURETOR GASKET SET 51o_ _1_i_ 633051A 51B_...
  • Page 49 BRIGGS & STRATTON 4=CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 12S605=0976=F1 689 o 305_ 1211 I 1329 REPLACEMENT ENGINE 334 _ 9231 922_ 969_ 11036 EMISSIONS LABEL 1330 REPAIR MANUAL 358 ENGINE GASKET 883 _ 20 @ 642 O °° ° °...
  • Page 50 BRIGGS & STRATTON 4=CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 12S605=0976=F1 510 1 742 _' " _- 651 _ 783_ _ 513 _ •._%,%__ Engine Power Rating information The gross power rating for individual gas engine models is labeled in accordance with SAE (So- ciety of Automo-tive Engineers) code J 11940 (Small Engine Power &...
  • Page 51 BRIGGS & STRATTON 4=CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 12S605=0976=F1 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 692670 Shaft-Throttle Cylinder Assembly 790121 399269 Kit-Bushing/Seal 691242 Pin-Float Hinge 299819s Seal-Oil (Magneto Side) 498981 Jet-Main (Standard) 493279 Sump-Engine 498978 Jet-Main (High Altitude) 792381 Kit-Carburetor Overhaul Head-Cylinder 792383 697230 Gasket-Cylinder Head...
  • Page 52 BRIGGS & STRATTON 4=CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 12S605=0976=F1 PART PART DESCRiPTiON DESCRiPTiON 795093 Drive-Starter 695891 Brake 692358 Clutch-Drive 398758 Switch-Interlock 499621 Dipstick 691325 Spline-Starter 692296 Seal-Dipstick Tube 794793 Cap-Fuel Tank 495265 Base-Air Cleaner Primer Tube-Dipstick 795151 92613 Bolt 273356s Filter-Pre Cleaner Cover-Air Cleaner (Governor Control Lever)
  • Page 53 SERVICE NOTES...
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