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1990 Montgomery Wards Riding Mower TMO-3397130 12.5 HP B&S Engine

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Posted June 24, 2015 - 03:21 PM

My Daughter was given this mower without any papers or manuals, doo any of you have one and can I buy it from you or know where I can get one Ive searched every site without any luck, I think Ill just tell her to sell it as a Antique :D Serial#1A165H40132 Model TMO-3397130, I need to get it fixed for her she has got a bad hip and a high hill in front yard and cant afford a new mower and I cant either!



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Posted June 24, 2015 - 03:25 PM

At least some parts still available through Sears & other sources.  Here is the Sears source.

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Posted June 24, 2015 - 08:47 PM

Welcome to GTT. There are many manuals available in our Manuals Section. You are allowed 3 free downloads per day. The problem is to find the correct manual. Wards did not manufacture their tractors but had them made for them. They were probably made by AYP or MTD. If you can figure out who made it, you can probably find the manual that covers your tractor even if it has a different brand on it. Ask questions and include pics to clarify what you are describing. Good Luck, Rick

Edited by boyscout862, June 24, 2015 - 08:48 PM.

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Posted June 25, 2015 - 10:49 AM

Any chance those last two digits are swapped?  Should it be TMO-3397103?

If so that model is on the MTD to Wards model conversion chart on MTD's website.  The manual shows it being a 38" deck 12.5hp.


You can download it directly from MTD here:  http://www.mtdproduc...3j.pdf=


Most any of the MTD lawn tractor manuals from that time period would apply.

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Posted June 26, 2015 - 07:49 PM

Welcome to GTTalk!