Craftsman 190cc* Briggs & Stratton Engine, High Wheel Rear Bag Push Mower 50 StatesItem# 07137037000 | Model# 37037
|Dimensions and Capacity:|
|Fuel Capacity (gal.):||0.25|
|Overall Dimensions:||34.8 x 23.9 x 17.5|
|Color and Styling:|
|General Warranty:||2 Year|
|Materials & Finishes:|
|Cutting Deck Material:||Steel|
|Included with Item:|
|Engine Oil Included:||Yes|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||70|
|Package Contents:||Lawn Mower|
|Handles Fold For Easy Storage:||Yes|
|Number of Handle Height Positions:||3-position|
|Assembly Required:||Assembly Required|
|Blade Material:||Alloy Steel|
|Blade Stop Feature:||No|
|Number of Cutting Positions:||6|
|Air Filter Type:||Auto-type paper|
|Engine Brand:||Briggs & Stratton(r)|
|Engine Lubrication System:||Splash|
|Engine Series:||725ex Platinum Engine Series|
|Engine Displacement (cc):||190|
|Has Remote Choke:||No|
|Maximum Torque (ft-lb):||7.25|
|Recommended Oil & Capacity:||SAE 30|
|Spark Plug Part Number:||33459|
|Starter Type:||Pull Start|
|Throttle Adjustment:||Auto choke|
|Wheels & Tires:|
|Front Tire Size:||7 in.|
|Front Wheel Type:||Fixed Forward|
|High Rear Wheels:||Yes|
|Rear Tire Size:||11 in.|
|Cutting Deck Type:||Precision cut|
|Cutting Height Adjustment Type:||Dual lever|
|Cutting Height Range:||1.25 to 3.75 in.|
|Cutting Width (In.):||21|
|Disposal by Bagging:||Yes - included|
|Disposal by Rear Discharge:||No|
|Disposal by Side Discharge:||Yes - installed|
|Bag Capacity (CuFt):||1.9|
|EZ Bagging Access:||No|
Ratings & Reviews
This Lawn Mower is Built for Fast Pace Cutting
Built for a precise trim, this Craftsman lawn mower features an extended cutting area that reaches beyond the wheels, so whether you’re trimming along a side walk, garden path or flower bed, you have the reach you need to snip every blade exactly. Designed to suit your cutting style, it swaps between bagging, mulching and side discharge, while the simple height adjustments go from 1.25 to 3.75 inches with ease. Built to make getting the grass cut easier and more comfortable, this lawn mower features an EZ empty Dust Blocker™ rear bag, three position ergonomic handle and the dependability of a fast-firing Briggs and Stratton 190cc engine, for sure starts and solid performance at a fast pace. Pull the cord, and get cutting with Craftsman.
- Briggs & Stratton® Platinum Engine Series 190cc* engine (7.25 ft-lbs gross torque) for dependable starting performance, durability and long life
- Smooth Start™ Plus delivers easy to pull consistency and surefire starting plus no-prime, no-choke.
- Precision Plus™ cutting system delivers high-performance bagging and mulching with a durable blade, giving your lawn a manicured appearance
- 21 in. 3-in-1 deck bags, mulches and discharges
- Deck design extends beyond wheels for more precise trimming and edging
- Dual point height adjustments range from 1.25 to 3.75 in. for any lawn or grass type
- EZ Empty rear bagger with Dust Blocker™ (1.9 Bu) reduces the amount of dust while allowing the bag to completely fill with clippings
- 3-position ergo handle is more ergonomic & adjustable to user for more comfort
- 7 in. front and 11 in. rear wheels offer improved maneuverability and stability over rough and uneven terrain
- Craftsman exclusive front deck handle makes adjustments and deck protection easy
- EZ Deck Wash system connects to your garden hose for fast cleanup and better performance
- Mulch plug built into the deck
- Side discharge chute included
- Unit comes fully assembled
- 2-year full warranty
- Available in 50 states
- *As rated by engine manufacturer
Added on November 04, 2011
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Most Helpful Reviews
Used it for the first time on 9/7/14 so the review might be premature...however, set up out of the box was super easy and it started on the first pull. The lawn was about 12" long in places and this mower powered right through! I started with the highest setting and mowed the yard 3 times, lowering the deck each time. Every time I emptied the catcher the engine had to be stopped, as designed...and it re-started with the first pull each time. If the mower,with routine maintenance, works this well for several years it will have been an excellent purchase!
Overall quite good with a few minor issues. No deal breakers. The mower has plenty of power and mows about anything. The handle design and wheel sizes make it very easy to push and maneuver. It is much more comfortable than my old straight handle. It seems to run a bit faster and thus use a bit more gas than my old 6.5 HP, but torque does depend on HP and speed. If you go to B&S's web site you can look up the power and torque curves for all their engines. This one has a nice fairly "flat" torque curve. It cuts and mulches very well and leaves no overclippings. The wheel set up is very good as the blade cut circle is just outside the wheels which makes trimming and full cut width use possible while avoiding overclipping trails. The underneath cleanout hook up for a hose is nice. The manual is pretty poor. Does not give you much info. But unless this is your first mower ever it's no big deal. Engine: Outside it's pretty much a standard B&S. There is no oil change plug in the bottom. It is sealed. You have to change oil by tipping the mower over and draining out the fill pipe. This is a very poor, clumsy method. You better have your oil hot and almost all gas drained out or you will have a mess and not get all the oil out. The gas cap is better than older ones as it does not spill ( vent ) gas when real full to start. It used a lot more gas than my old mower at first, but seems to have broken in and now its just a bit more and a non issue for what it delivers. Twice at first it slowed down on me and quit once which I found was due to low gas , not all the way out, but low. Filled up and no issue. It did stall on me once and started right back up with no issue. See "clippings" below for what I think may be reason. Engine has broken in and overall has about 12-14 hours on it. Last 8-10 hours it has been flawless. It has started every time on the first pull right from the beginning. You do have to take the slack out and give a sharp tug not a slow pull ..... just like any other pull start. Mower: I mow at highest setting and have lowered down one notch once. Either way, the right front wheel are spits out grass which lessens as the mower runs longer (?). It is not bad but appears to be an issue with the inside deck baffling design. It does mulch extremely well. The clippings reach a steady level and I have not found it to be an issue. They do however spit all over the gas fill cap. This may be why some folks have had gumming or run issues. I have found I simply need to use a small brush and paper towel to clean it off outside before re-filling and to wipe the underside of the gas cap of grass. Otherwise it will get into the gas system and I'm sure cause issues. Once I started doing this, no issues. Poor design by Mower folks and B&S in coordinating. They say nothing about letting the mower cool before using hose connection. I let mine cool a while before using the hose as cold water on a hot engine can lead to possible cracking
It mowed "green" grass ok but mowing dried leaves or grass sent TONS of dried particles all over the engine (through a large space between the back flap and mower body) AND in my face. It was bad while bagging but REALLY bad in mulch mode. I've owned a few Craftsmen mowers in the past and have been happy but THIS mower NOT. Plus, the deck clean-out just leaked water all over the TOP of the deck and got just a little water under the deck. VERY disappointed, returned product.
Las Cruces, NM
Started on first pull, and sort of ran OK on day 1 but sputtered. A week later would not stay running more than 4 seconds. Brand new gas, with Sta-Bil packet provided. Changed gas and cleaned carb bowl as recommended by Briggs&Stratton warranty service shop, now would stay running for maybe 6-8 seconds. Had to return it. I really wanted to do business with Sears but ended up buying another brand at another store.
My 10 year old craftsman lawnmower was getting hard to start. Picked this one up a Sears and love it. Starts easily with one easy pull on the cord. The over sized rear wheels make turning a breeze. It literally 'turns on a dime'. Have not used the under deck water flush/clean system yet, but like the idea. The ergonomic handle is a nice feature. I also like that the gas cap has a leash, so you never lose it.
This Briggs and Stratton engine is BS. Cuts good when it runs. These engines have no primer or choke. If you pull the cord and it doesn't start be prepared to tear it apart. Won't start when the engine is hot. So when you need to empty the grass catcher you have to leave the engine running or wait 30 min if you shut it off for it to start again. Save yourself a lot of frustration and pass on any mower with a BS platinum engine.
Baton Rouge, LA
I bought the 190cc thinking it would be strong & mighty. But when I mow on tough areas, the mower simply powers off! And then after reversing it, & 'pampering' it some bit it eventually always come back - so far. It's merely a month old right now. I haven't given it 1 star since so far it does manage to come back. But it's a pain to restart it so many times.
I wasn't in need of another lawnmower but as I was looking around in Sears, I came upon the lawn mower. It had some features I like. The self propelled is a must and the ease of starting it. Most good quality lawn mowers run an awful lot, but this was on sale for around $200.00. I called my husband and we decided to make the purchase to have a second lawnmower. It has been a great addition to our yard tools. I am happy with the purchase and even happier I have two lawn mowers and the yard get done twice as fast. LOL