Weed Eater
Rear-Engine Riding Mower

Model #WE261 Weed Eater riding lawn mower

Here are the repair parts and diagrams for your Weed Eater WE261 riding lawn mower. 

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Lawn Tractor Ignition Switch

#3

Electrical Diagram

$37.54

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Bearing

#7

Steering Diagram

Lawn tractor bearing

Part #532003366
This item is not returnable
$3.51
20% OFFMSRP:$4.39

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Thrust Washer

#11

Drive Diagram

Lawn tractor thrust washer

Part #532001370
This item is not returnable
$5.48

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Seat Switch

#12

Electrical Diagram

Lawn tractor seat switch

Part #532192749
$15.47

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Transaxle

#0

Drive Diagram

Lawn tractor transaxle

Part #532436144
$376.44

In Stock

Lawn & Garden Equipment Washer

#46

Drive Diagram

Lawn & garden equipment washer

Part #819091016
This item is not returnable
$3.34

In Stock

Lawn Tractor E-Ring

#3

Drive Diagram

Lawn tractor e-ring

Part #812000001
This item is not returnable
$3.18

In Stock

Lawn Tractor Safety Switch

#9

Electrical Diagram

$10.34

In Stock

Lock Washer

#40

Drive Diagram

Lock washer

Part #810040400
This item is not returnable
$3.99

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Mount Bracket

#32

Drive Diagram

Mount bracket

Part #532428464
This item is not returnable
$2.99

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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: 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
Main causes: clogged carburetor, damaged flywheel key, dirty spark plug, stale fuel, improper valve lash, engine needs a tune up

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 fuel filter

Help your mower run better by replacing the fuel filter during your riding mower's annual tune-up.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 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.