Craftsman
Front-Engine Lawn Tractor

Model #917253721 Craftsman gtv 16 twin varidrive garden tractor

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    Lawn Tractor Axle Flange Bearing

    #6

    Steering Diagram

    Lawn tractor axle flange bearing

    Part #9040H
    This item is not returnable
    $4.49 | 
    51% OFF MSRP:$9.10

    In Stock

    Lawn Tractor Headlight Bulb

    #19

    Electrical Diagram

    Lawn tractor headlight bulb

    Part #4152J
    This item is not returnable
    $3.09 | 
    37% OFF MSRP:$4.88

    In Stock

    Lawn Tractor Grease Fitting

    #10

    Steering Diagram

    Lawn tractor grease fitting

    Part #6855M
    This item is not returnable
    $2.79

    In Stock

    Nut

    #64

    Clutch-brake Diagram

    Nut

    Part #603P

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Hex Head Bolt, 5/16-18 x 1-in, 5-pack

    #4

    Clutch-brake Diagram

    Hex head bolt, 5/16-18 x 1-in, 5-pack

    Part #STD523110

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Lawn Tractor Deck Lift Lever Torsion Spring

    #51

    Varidrive system Diagram

    Lawn tractor deck lift lever torsion spring

    Part #532002876
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    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 2876H. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    This part replaces 2876H
    This item is not returnable
    $4.89

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    Lawn Tractor Primary Clutch Arm Knob

    #59

    Clutch-brake Diagram

    Lawn tractor primary clutch arm knob

    Part #532162132
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 9439M. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    This part replaces 9439M
    This item is not returnable
    $5.86

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    Lawn & Garden Equipment Ring Clip

    #74

    Clutch-brake Diagram

    Lawn & garden equipment ring clip

    Part #812000029
    ?
    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 5845R. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
    This part replaces 5845R
    This item is not returnable
    $2.16

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    Battery

    #13

    Electrical Diagram

    Battery

    Part #8859R

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Snap Ring

    #67

    Replacement parts Diagram

    Snap ring

    Part #4926H

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    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: punctured tire or inner tube, leaky valve stem, damaged wheel rim
    Main causes: engine overfilled with oil, leaky head gasket or sump gasket, damaged carburetor seals, cracked fuel pump, broken fuel line
    Main causes: damaged tie rods, bent or worn wheel spindle, worn front axle, damaged sector gear assembly
    Main causes: unlevel mower deck, dull or damaged cutting blades, worn mandrel pulleys, bent mower deck, engine needs tune up
    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 rear tire

    Your mower can’t run on a damaged rear tire. Here’s how to install a new one.

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

    If a blade on your mower is dull or bent, replace it following the steps in this repair guide.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     30 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, 2015

    Easy DIY riding lawn mower repairs

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Read about a few of the easy-to-do repairs that you can do yourself on a riding lawn mower or lawn tractor.