Craftsman
Front-Engine Lawn Tractor

Model #917270962 Craftsman 20.5-hp 42" mower lawn tractor

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Craftsman 917270962 20.5-hp 42" mower lawn tractor, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.


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Lawn Tractor Axle Flange Bearing

#7

Wheels and tires Diagram

Lawn tractor axle flange bearing

Part #9040H
This item is not returnable
$4.39 | 
49% OFF MSRP:$8.66

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Lawn Tractor Ring Clip

#8

Steering assembly Diagram

Lawn tractor ring clip

Part #12000029
This item is not returnable
$6.19

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Lawn Tractor Mandrel Assembly

#NI

All parts Diagram

$55.12 | 
13% OFF MSRP:$63.20

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Lawn Tractor Ground Drive Belt, 1/2 x 82-in

#57

Ground drive Diagram

Lawn tractor ground drive belt, 1/2 x 82-in

Part #140294

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$37.66

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Lawn Tractor Bagger Attachment Chute Strap

#105

Mower deck Diagram

Lawn tractor bagger attachment chute strap

Part #160793
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$7.48 | 
6% OFF MSRP:$7.99

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Lawn Tractor Mandrel Bearing

#15

Mower deck Diagram

$9.14 | 
38% OFF MSRP:$14.75

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Lawn Tractor Washer

#43

Steering assembly Diagram

Lawn tractor washer

Part #121749X
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$2.44 | 
18% OFF MSRP:$2.96

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Lawn Tractor Mandrel Housing

#14

Mower deck Diagram

$21.06 | 
16% OFF MSRP:$24.99

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Lawn Tractor Push Nut

#50

Lift assembly Diagram

Lawn tractor push nut

Part #110452X
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$5.06

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Lawn Tractor Blade Idler Spring

#148

Mower deck Diagram

Lawn tractor blade idler spring

Part #169022
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$3.69 | 
5% OFF MSRP:$3.88

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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.