Craftsman
Rear-Tine Tiller

Model #917296040 Craftsman rear-tine tiller

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Craftsman 917296040 rear-tine tiller, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.


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Tiller Gear Case Gasket

#3

Transmission Diagram

$20.94

In Stock

Tiller Needle Bearing

#55

Transmission Diagram

$9.34

In Stock

Tiller Depth Stake Spring Pin

#3

Tine shield Diagram

$7.51

In Stock

Tiller Drive Control Bar

#4

Handles Diagram

$20.09

In Stock

Lawn & Garden Equipment Screw

#8

Handles Diagram

Lawn & garden equipment screw

Part #17720408
This item is not returnable
$4.57

In Stock

Tiller Reverse Idler Gear

#21

Transmission Diagram

$9.98

In Stock

Tiller Split Spacer

#57

Transmission Diagram

Tiller split spacer

Part #165889
This item is not returnable
$4.09

In Stock

Hinge Pin

#28

Tine shield Diagram

Hinge pin

Part #120588X
This item is not returnable
$3.99

In Stock

Shift Decal

#7

Decals Diagram

Shift decal

Part #166202
This item is not returnable
$3.99

In Stock

Tiller Gear Case Oil Seal

#44

Transmission Diagram

Tiller gear case oil seal

Part #155236
This item is not returnable
$5.22

In Stock

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Symptoms common to all tillers

Choose a symptom to see related tiller repairs.

Main causes: leaky engine head gasket, damaged sump gasket, damaged oil drain plug seal, loose or cracked fuel line, leaky carburetor seal
Main causes: broken shaft clevis pins, transmission failure
Main causes: worn or broken drive belts, bad transmission, clutch cable problems
Main causes: clutch cable problems, faulty transmission
Main causes: dirty carburetor, engine needs tune up, stale gas
Main causes: carburetor failure, bad gasoline, dirty spark plug, broken recoil starter
Main causes: damaged tines, broken clevis pins, worn drive belt, faulty transmission, clutch cable problems, improper depth-stake setting

Repair guides common to all tillers

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your tiller.

May 1, 2013
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a tiller recoil starter

The recoil starter spins the engine when you pull the starter rope, and the rope retracts when released. If the recoil starter assembly is broken, follow the steps in this repair guide to replace it.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all tillers

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your tiller.

December 28, 2018

Find the right carburetor assembly for a Craftsman snowblower, tiller or log splitter

By Sears PartsDirect staff

This chart will help you find the right carburetor for your Craftsman snowblower, tiller or log splitter.

November 1, 2016

A guide to garden tillers

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Rear tine tiller or front tine tiller, what to know to help in choosing the correct one for your needs.

November 1, 2015

Tiller common questions

By Sears PartsDirect staff

These frequently asked questions might help you figure out what's wrong with your garden tiller.