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      Craftsman  190cc* Briggs & Stratton Platinum Engine, 22'' Front Drive Self-Propelled EZ Lawn Mower

        Item#  07137044000 | Model#  37044
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       Rating 3.5 | 295 Reviews | Write a review
      Reg Price: $469.99
      Savings: $109.01
      $360.98

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      Reg Price: $469.99
      Savings: $109.01
      $360.98

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      Specifications & Dimensions

      Dimensions and Capacity:
      Bag Capacity (CuFt): 2.3
      Cutting Width (In.): 22
      Fuel Capacity (gal.): 0.4
      Overall Dimensions: 39"x26.25"x20.69"
      Recommended Oil & Capacity: 20 oz
      Color and Styling:
      Color/Finish: Black
      Product Overview:
      General Warranty: 2 year
      Item Weight (lbs.): 97
      Mulch Ready: Yes
      Included with Item:
      Engine Oil Included: Yes
      Oil Filter: No
      Package Contents: Mower, Bottle of Oil, Owners Manual, Set-Up Guide, Packing Materials
      Handles:
      Adjustable Handle: Yes
      Handle Material: Metal
      Handles Fold For Easy Storage: Yes
      Number of Handle Height Positions: 3-position
      Installation Requirements:
      Assembly Required: Fully Assembled
      Blade:
      Blade Material: Steel
      Blade Stop Feature: No
      Blade Width (in.): 22
      Number of Cutting Positions: 9
      Safety Lock: Yes
      Motor-Engine:
      Electronic Ignition: No
      Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton(r)
      Engine Cycles: 4-cycle
      Engine Lubrication System: Splash
      Engine Series: B&S Platinum
      Engine Displacement (cc): 190
      Has Remote Choke: No
      Housing Material: All Metal
      Overhead Cam: No
      Spark Plug Part Number: See engine company for details
      Speed Control: Variable Speed - Single Trigger
      Starter Type: Push button
      Wheels & Tires:
      Drive Control: Front wheel drive
      Front Tire Size: 8 x 1.75 in.
      Front Wheel Type: Fixed Forward
      Rear Tire Size: 12 x 1.75 in.
      Rim Material: Poly
      Tire Material: Poly
      Cut:
      Cutting Deck Material: Steel
      Cutting Deck Type: Precision cut
      Cutting Height Adjustment Type: 4 individual
      Cutting Height Range: 1.00" - 4.25"
      Disposal:
      Disposal by Bagging: Yes - included
      Disposal by Rear Discharge: Yes - included
      Disposal by Side Discharge: Yes - installed
      Deck Features:
      Deck Cleanout: Yes
      Bags:
      Bag Material: Cloth
      Bagging Access: Yes
      Certifications:
      Location: 50 State
      Power and Performance:
      Maximum Torque (ft-lb): 7.25

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      A High Performance Mower For Any Yard

      Built to get the job done, this Craftsman lawn mower features a 3-in-1 high performance deck, optional push start ignition, and the power of a 190cc Briggs and Stratton Platinum engine. Solid all around, it’s built with durable steel, while equipped so you can breathe, it features the air cleansing capabilities of the Dust Blocker bagging system. A solid addition to yards large and small, hilly and flat, this yard mower combines the sure grip of front wheel drive with the maneuverability of large rear wheels to get the job done, wherever it needs doing. Start it up, and get cutting.

      • 22 in. high-performance deck swaps from bagging to mulching to side discharge
      • 725 Briggs & Stratton Platinum Series 190cc* engine combines Smooth Start, Ready Start and MRS spark plug for easy, fast and reliable starting
      • Offers push button or pull start options deliver serious convenience
      • Variable speed front wheel drive pulls the mower forward at your pace
      • EZ Bagging Access stays open for easy bag removal
      • 12 in. high wheels deal easily with rough terrain
      • Dust-Blocker Grass Bag keeps dust down and the air breathable
      • 2-year warranty
      • 50 state use
      • *As rated by the engine manufacturer

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      Added on November 09, 2011

       

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      295 Reviews Write a review
      174 Reviewers (59.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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      Those benefits were not conditioned on the positive or negative content of the review.

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      Praise54 found this helpful
      DAVCAN21
      Dec 1 , 2013
      Nice mower
      I bought this mower before the mowing season started, I did my comparisions with other brands and this was the one I bought. Still very happy even now that the mowing season is over. Here is a couple of things I really liked, The power, the electric start is very nice option, deck cleaning port plus its easy to change the height when needed.
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      SteveKC
      Nov 10 , 2013
      JUNK - DO NOT BUY
      I bought this mower 3/18/12. It has electric start and a pull rope but no primer bulb to prime it with fuel. The first couple of times I used the mower it performed fine, but if you let it sit for any period of time you will never get it to start. I've replaced the spark plug numerous times, had the carburetor cleaned, the carburetor replaced, and once again - it won't start. When I attempted to get the mower repaired under warranty I was told it was a fuel related problem and therefore wasn't covered. I use the fuel recommended by Craftsman and I always make sure to add stabilizer to the fuel. With no primer bulb it's just impossible to keep fuel flowing through the system and get the mower to start. I use the same fuel in my old Craftsman mower that has a primer bulb and pull start and it always starts on the 1st or 2nd pull. This mower is just a piece of junk. Unless you are a small engine mechanic and know how to clean/replace carburetors stay away from this mower. I looked on Consumer Reports and I'm pretty sure my next mower will be a Honda. They score nearly 20 points higher than Craftsman.
       

      Corvairfan001

      Olympia, WA

      May 15 , 2015
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      Overall
      Ease maker

      Got it for my queen. She has to mow her lawn and it allows her to do so without injury or death. A true lifesaver for the passionate lawn owner.


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      May 13 , 2015
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      Junk

      Bought this mower because I thought Craftsmen was a quality product. I was wrong. Has never cut properly from day one. Went back into store and was told it must be my fault. So I bought another blade. Still won't cut. Have had both blades sharpened multiple times last summer. It just won't mulch. Impossible to pull backwards. Struggles to start even with a fully charged battery. Such a disappointment. Would never buy amother mower from Sears again.


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      RLMilwaukee

      Milwaukee, WI

      May 7 , 2015
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      Overall Nice Mower

      This mower is really easy to set up out of the box, and started up right away. Love the electric start, and 190 cc engine is great. Does very nice job mulching. I've heard others complain that this mower doesn't mulch as well as some, but I wait until the morning dew is evaporated and grass is dry, and it does a great job. My only issue with the mower that brought my rating down to 4 stars is that the handle isn't comfortable at all. I'm no wimp, but my hands hurt afterwards, and that doesn't usually happen just from mowing the lawn. It's not enough to make me not like the mower, but it's something the Craftsman people should consider changing for future models. Seems to be very well built and I see many years of good cutting from this machine.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Mandude

      Kent, WA

      May 4 , 2015
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      Bad experience.

      First one I got would not start. I exchanged it and the second one started right up, and in 30seconds the engine blew, sounded like rods snapping! Got a Husqvarna HU700H 160cc 22-in Self-Propelled High Rear Wheel Drive and it rocks. Sears was good about it.


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      SadInGA

      Dacula, GA

      Apr 28 , 2015
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      Seriously disappointed. I'd avoid this one.

      Having bought many Craftsman and Kenmore products, I replaced my old craftsman mower with this one in September 2013. I used it once without issue then parked it for the winter. In spring it would not start. I took it back and had a warranty repair done. It took a few weeks to get it back, but it did run after that. I used it a few more times when again, it would not start. Took it back again and waited several weeks. Finally got irritated and the store replaced it for me since they couldn't even find it in the system. The new one was used once at the end if the 2014 season then parked for winter. This year I got it started and used it once. On the second use I noticed that the drive handle seemed loose. Turns out the cheap plastic posts which extend through the handle to support it have snapped. I am disgusted by the cheap design if this mower. I thought that between Briggs and Stratton and Craftsman, I'd be all set but I guess I was wrong. My only option is to once again return it and have no mower for weeks so they can repair it back to the original cheap garbage quality it was when I bought it. Instead I will fix it myself somehow and make sure to never repeat this mistake. I'll also be sure to tell anyone who will listen to watch out for the apparently new low standards of Craftsman. I am seriously saddened. I always had great pride in owning my Sears products, but I guess I can just chalk it up like most other products made these days, super low standards and a model of short life, replaceable technology instead of long lasting quality.


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      Apr 27 , 2015
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      self-propelled, front wheel drive, electric start mower

      Seems to work well but controls are harder to use than the Craftsman mower I bought in 2002. The older mower allowed me to set the throttle and simply hold sown the safety bar. On this mower I have a throttle control I have to hold at all times - bad idea. I suspect this was another safety idea pushed by your attornies. And what's with no padding on the handle - cheap, cheap , cheap!!!


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      MrCranky

      Pickerington, OH

      Apr 22 , 2015
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      Poor engine

      I purchased the push version of this with the exact same engine in July 2014. The mower itself was excellent as to it's ability to cut and mulch high grass well. Plenty of power. It handled well and indeed usually started on the first pull. I loved the mower. The good ended there. In my opinion this engine series has a flaw of some kind. Last year it ran well thru November. I ran it out of gas with fuel stabilizer in the fuel to protect the carb for the winter. This spring, new plug ( properly gapped - same as it came with it which itself was a change from their original design ... ? ), oil, blade and filter. It started right up and ran well the first time I used it. The second time ...3 days later ......it started well and then lost power like it was being starved for fuel. I checked things out and found no issues. Fuel less than 7 days old. There was a tapping sound coming from the engine. The only way I could keep it running was to tilt it way back and it sputtered, but ran, which seems a carb problem. Then it quit and would do nothing. I took back to Sears and they put in their canned premium gas and starter fluid and it would not turn over. It is now in the shop after about 30 hours total run time. Mower people want to blame gas when it's a mower engine issue. Design an engine that run on modern gas if you really believe that. I borrowed my neighbor's 10 year old Sears with B&S engine which had not run AT ALL for 7 years and had just set there. I poured some of the same gas in it .. primed it with 4 pumps and IT STARTED RIGHT UP AND RAN. No more proof is needed. Since I have the extended warranty and I am sure it will fail again I will probably buy another maker with a non B&S engine and every time this quits I will let them fix it....or maybe they will get tired and replace it. I do not like what I feel is the injustice of all this. When I bought this I asked what if it failed and they told me they had loaners, so I bought it. Now when I took it back this spring they tell me the Corporate offices told them they could no longer give loaners !!! Other than that Sears themselves were good on this and tried to help but I am still paying someone to mow. I would strongly suggest you avoid this engine series on any model and be very carful on any other B&S.


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      wastedtimeatSears

      Jacksonville, FL

      Apr 22 , 2015
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      It never started !!!!

      I have been cutting lawns for 30 years. I took this out of the box and it required 24 to 48 hours of charging for the electric starter to work properly. I charged it for 48 and pressed the button. I heard nothing. I then decided to go the route we all know so I pulled the chord. Once again no luck. I called customer service and asked for help. I was given no other option than to return it. I did. I then stopped by ****** and picked up a Husqvarna (Honda engine) and it started on the first pull and I surely did not buy one with an electric starter (No need for that). I feel that Sears Craftman products are not what they used to be and Briggs and Stratton engines are junk. In conclusion, this product is GARBAGE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It Never Started !!!!!!


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      lovesears4ever

      Tampa, FL

      Apr 16 , 2015
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      190cc Briggs & Stratton EZ lawn mover

      My husband loves the love mower, he has a tractor but loves the fact he can use this in the hard to get spaces. Better built than the last mower we got him from *****.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      karen888

      Jacksonville, OR

      Apr 6 , 2015
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      190*cc Briggs & Stratton Platinum Engin, 22" Self Propelled EZ lawn mower..

      Great mower it's got to be one of the best push moweres I have ever used. The side cast attachment is vary easy to attach. Bonus feature I would say is the push button start.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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