Model #917299762 Craftsman tiller - gas - rotary

  • Tine Assembly
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  • Main Frame
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  • Main Frame
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  • Control Group
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  • Transmission - Ground Drive
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Question and Answers

Q:

sears rear tine tiller model 917299762

A:

Thank you for your question.

I am sorry you are having problems with your tiller On the side of the transmission case, near where the shifter goes in, you will notice a silver colored rod end. It will be flush or almost flush with the side of the transmission case. Take your 3-n-1 oil and cover the end of that shaft with the tiller tilted a good bit on it's side. Try working the shifter. You can even tap on that silver shaft end while working the shifter to see if you can pop it into gear that way. Usually once you get it back into a gear you can add grease to the transmission and be ok. I have also took a smallish hammer and pecked at the top of the shifter shaft where it goes into the transmission while working the shifter. Sometimes, they just do not come unstuck and the transmission will have to be repaired or replaced. If you do manage to get it unstuck I would for sure recommend putting some grease in the transmission when done.

Please let me know if you have any further questions.

Here is a link to order any parts you need. Sears Parts Direct .

If you do not feel confident repairing this problem yourself, then you can have it repaired at your home by a Sears technician. Here is a link for the website: Sears Home Services .

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Mark T.

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Mark T -
Sears Technician
May 18, 2011
A:

Bob, thank you for the reply. If there is not a grease zerk on the side of the transmission, the tiller has the old style transmission. I was looking at the newer parts list. If you have it somewhat shifting, I recommend running the tiller and see if it gets better. I have had customer tell me they installed a grease zerk instead of taking the transmission apart. The image below shows where the jerk is located. If you feel comfortable with carefully drilling a hole and adding a grease zerk it might be helpful. Please let me know if you need further assistance.

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Mark T -
Sears Technician
May 18, 2011
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manual for craftsman tiller

A:

Thank you for your question.

I have looked up the model number you have submitted. I am sorry but the manual is no longer available. I searched out site and was able to find a manual I think is close to yours. I will email you a copy of the manual to the address we have on file. If the manual is not close to yours I recommend that you call our Manage My Home Member Services Team at 1-800-803-6775, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Central Time. They will be more than happy to help you track down the manual if it is available.

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Mark T.

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Mark T -
Sears Technician
May 18, 2011

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