Craftsman
Front-Engine Lawn Tractor

Model #917254661 Craftsman tractor

Here are the repair parts and diagrams for your Craftsman 917254661 tractor. 

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Lawn Tractor Axle Flange Bearing

#67

Steering assembly Diagram

Lawn tractor axle flange bearing

Part #9040H
This item is not returnable

$4.76

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Ring Clip

#20

Steering assembly Diagram

Lawn tractor ring clip

Part #12000029
This item is not returnable

$6.04

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Washer

#12

Steering assembly Diagram

Lawn tractor washer

Part #121749X
This item is not returnable

$2.50

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Push Nut

#8

38" mower Diagram

Lawn tractor push nut

Part #110452X
This item is not returnable

$5.06

In Stock

Lawn & Garden Equipment Washer

#50

Steering assembly Diagram

Lawn & garden equipment washer

Part #121748X
This item is not returnable

$2.63

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Lawn Tractor Tire Inner Tube

#72

Steering assembly Diagram

$21.88

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Operator Presence Relay

#NI

All parts Diagram

$19.82

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Lawn Tractor Brake Rod Spring

#61

Drive Diagram

Lawn tractor brake rod spring

Part #106888X
This item is not returnable

$3.44

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Tire Valve Stem Cap

#78

Drive Diagram

Lawn tractor tire valve stem cap

Part #59192
This item is not returnable

$2.96

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Nut

#3

Steering assembly Diagram

Lawn tractor nut

Part #73940800
This item is not returnable

$5.76

In Stock

Symptoms common to all riding mowers & tractors

Choose a symptom to see related riding mower and lawn tractor repairs.

Main causes: worn or broken ground drive belt, bad seat switch, transaxle freewheel control engaged, transaxle failure, dirty carburetor
Main causes: dead battery, stale fuel, bad starter solenoid, ignition system problem, bad ignition interlock switch, clogged carburetor
Main causes: damaged cutting blade, worn deck pulley, damaged mandrel pulley, loose fasteners on mower deck components
Main causes: engine overfilled with oil, leaky head gasket or sump gasket, damaged carburetor seals, cracked fuel pump, broken fuel line
Main causes: punctured tire or inner tube, leaky valve stem, damaged wheel rim
Main causes: unlevel mower deck, dull or damaged cutting blades, worn mandrel pulleys, bent mower deck, engine needs tune up
Main causes: damaged tie rods, bent or worn wheel spindle, worn front axle, damaged sector gear assembly
Main causes: worn or broken blade belt, broken belt idler pulley, blade clutch cable failure, bad PTO switch, damaged mandrel pulleys
Main causes: shift lever needs adjustment, neutral control needs adjustment

Repair guides common to all riding mowers & tractors

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your riding mower or lawn tractor.

How to replace the starter motor on a riding lawn mower

If you hear the solenoid click but don’t hear the starter motor spin when you turn the key, follow these steps to replace it.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
January 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a riding lawn mower spark plug

If the engine is hard to start or if the spark plug electrode is burnt or cracked, take 15 minutes to replace it.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
January 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a riding lawn mower carburetor

If the engine of your lawn tractor surges or is hard to start, the carburetor could be the problem. Follow these steps to install a new one.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all riding mowers & tractors

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your riding mower or lawn tractor.

May 1, 2017

Riding lawn mower engine spins but won't start video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Troubleshoot fuel, spark and compression issues.

June 1, 2016

How to mow a lawn for healthier grass

By Erin Hynes

How often and tall you mow your lawn has a big impact on its health. Check out these 3 rules.

March 1, 2016

How to change the Smart Switch Ignition password on a lawn tractor video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

See how to unlock the factory default start code so you can set your own passcode.