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Craftsman 17,5hp valve adjustment

Wont start valves loose need adjustment spec

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  • same463 May 11, 2010

    Need model number from engine.

  • Dwain Pippen May 11, 2010

    What kind of engine do you have, Briggs, Kohler, Tecumseh? Single cylinder, twin cylinder? Craftstman is just Sears' brand name, they don't make anything. The mower is made by one company, the engine is made by another. That's why I need to know what engine you have to give you valve settings.



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They may have it at ...i hope this will help.....Keith

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