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Craftsman Garden tractormodel #917276220

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craftsman 917.275972 gt500 - height adjustment problem

craftsman 917.275972 gt500 - the height adjustment will not go higher than 1" to 1 1/2" what can i do...has a knob adjuster..

Posted January 13, 2012


Barbara H. , January 13, 2012

the correct cutting level is critical to good lawn maintenance. while you are waiting for an expert to respond, i have attached a helpful link below that may provide information to assist you with your question.

ktmlbates, January 13, 2012

thank you maestro...i do have my owners manual...no help at all...lol! will keep on keeping on!

ktmlbates, January 13, 2012

917.276220 is the correct model number...sorry guys...and thanks to anyone who can help me....

XX Wade_, January 16, 2012

if you bring the lift lever all the way can you turn the knob? if you can spin the knob and nothing happens then the little trunnion on the knob shaft may be broken or the clip could have come out.

if you lift the hood then look under the battery tray on the left side of the tractor you will see the threaded shaft that the knob is connected to. check the shaft to see if the little trunnion is on the threaded shaft and if it moves when you spin the knob. if it moves as the knob spins (and it's in place) then there is likely a broken lift linkage.

if the lift linkages look good on the mower deck then it's possible that something broke on the lift lever itself.

let me know what you find.

thank you for using manage my life!


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