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Craftsman Tractormodel #917288360

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YS4500 Lawn Tractor Transmission

How do I remove the vent cap on my lawn tractor's transmission in order to check the oil level? I've attached a picture. Do I unscrew the silver housing? Pull out the black plastic/rubber cap? Do something with the little white plastic thing in the middle? I know transmissions are sensitive, so I don't want to make a wrong move. The model # is 917.288360 Thanks!

Posted August 19, 2011


Jackie S, August 19, 2011

no worries! manage my life is here to help! an expert will be able to provide you with a detailed answer to your question. it usually takes 24-48 hours to receive a response. have a great day!

XX Wade_, August 22, 2011

the little piece down in the hole should just be a check valve that sits there. i do not show any threads or clips that hold it in. you can take a small screwdriver and gently go around the diameter of the rubber piece to pry it out. in most cases they will pop right out.

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