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crastman manual for 917.256550 rider with kolar commander motor


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12-01-13, 11:09 AM   #1  
crastman manual for 917.256550 rider with kolar commander motor

hi all
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i looking for a manual for 917.256550 i got this rider cheep (25.00)
i needed a battary and a carb clean out runs great but it has no decki know it takes 42" but have no other clue on this rider my craftsman has 42 but the engaging of the blades is defferant than mine any help would be greatly appp or if some 1 knows the part # of the deak it self that mite help too

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12-01-13, 11:24 AM   #2  
Looks like part #1 for the deck in the pictorial.

Sears parts direct/Riding-mower-tractor-Parts/Model-917256550

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12-01-13, 01:24 PM   #3  
thats is great thank you now 1 other question if i keep the motor fully chock it will run but if i open the chock it stalls and quits running i took the carb off and cleand it cleaned all the little port holes out with fine wire and put some berryman B12 in the gas and ran it for a while i alsoed change the fule filter what could be going on im thinking it may need new carb. do you happen to have a link for the whole manual for that mower that i can download ?

 
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12-01-13, 02:21 PM   #4  
If you have to keep the carb choked for the engine to run then it means the carb is running or set too lean. It could just need the mixture screw backed out about a half a turn.

If you go to the Sears parts page I left you in the link....scroll down below the diagram and on the bottom left you'll see ten different pages you can click on. They are engine, wiring, seat assy, controls, deck, etc.

As far as a service manual..... I haven't located one. You may be able to purchase one from Sears.

 
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12-01-13, 02:30 PM   #5  
You do know a deck, idlers, blades spindles, belt ECT. will cost as much a running better condition mower will cost, right?

 
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12-01-13, 02:52 PM   #6  
i adjusted the carb screw all the way in to all the way out all the way in still runs with choke on all the way out completed removed it quits running it seams not to affect the card opration @ all

 
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12-01-13, 02:56 PM   #7  
i got a cople of 42" decks looking for the linkage from the mower to the deck i picked a cpole of decks for 20.00 and have some parts for the decks new spindals blade and idlers just tring to fig out how to hooking up a deck

 
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12-02-13, 08:16 AM   #8  
i adjusted the carb screw all the way in to all the way out all the way in still runs with choke on all the way out completed removed it quits running it seams not to affect the card opration @ all

 
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12-02-13, 10:05 AM   #9  
update after doing an all night soaking on the carb i put it in my bubbler tank for about 30 min this morn and then blew out the ports on carb then i put it back on motor and now when fulled choked it runs like its full choked rich smelling exhaust i move the chock from full chock (or colsed ) to almost open it runs but u kinda hear back fireing in muffler and the motor is pulsating and if u go to full throttle (open choke) it dies so basicly with the chock less than 1/4 choke it runs but roughly i tried to adjust needel valve still seams to have no effect but now i can remove it and motor stays running when choke is about 1/2 also checked for a vaccuem leak where the carb and motor comes to gether im stumped help anybody

 
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12-02-13, 05:54 PM   #10  
Since now when you have the choke on your getting smoke it would appear that you have richened up the mixture but not enough. Something is still clogged.

 
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