Ariens 915131-1334 Specifications

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Owner/Operator Manual
Manuel Du Proprietaire/Utilisateur
Models
915131 - 1334
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SAFETY
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STORAGE
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ASSEMBLY ......................
10
TROUBLESHOOTING
CONTROLS
AND FEATURES .......
12
SERVICE
OPERATION
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13
ACCESSORIES
16
SPECIFICATIONS
18
WARRANTY
MAINTENANCE
SCHEDULE ........
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
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NON-ENGLISH
MANUALS
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equipment.
Manuals printed in languages other
than English are also available as a
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Before operation of unit, carefully and
completely read your manuals. The contents
will provide you with an understanding of
safety instructions and controls during normal
operation and maintenance.
All reference to left, right, front, or rear are
given from operator seated in operation
position and facing the direction of forward
travel.
Numbers are located on the product
registration form in the unit literature
package. They are printed on a serial number
label, located on the frame of your unit under
the seat (figure 1).
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When ordering replacement parts or making
service inquiries, know the Model and Serial
numbers of your unit and engine.
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distribuidor. Visite a su distribuidor
para su equipo.
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MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBERS
MANUALES EN IDIOMAS
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THE MANUAL
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Dealer. Visit your dealer or
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disponibles pour votre equipement.
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site Web :
Unit Serial Number
Label
Figure 1
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GB -2
Record
UnitModel
andSerial
numbers
here.
Before Attempting to Operate Your
Unit:
1. Make sure all assembly has been
properly completed.
2. Understand all Safety Precautions
provided in the manuals.
3. Review control functions and operation
of the unit. Do not operate the unit
unless all controls function as described
in this manual.
Record
Engine
Model
andSerial
numbers
here.
PRODUCT REGISTRATION
The Ariens dealer must register the product
at the time of purchase. Registering the
product will help the company process
warranty claims or contact you with the latest
service information. All claims meeting
requirements during the limited warranty
period will be honored, whether or not the
product registration card is returned. Keep a
proof of purchase if you do not register your
unit.
Customer Note: If the Dealer does not
register your product, please fill out, sign and
return the product registration card to Ariens
or go to www.ariens.com on the internet
UNAUTHORIZED
PARTS
REPLACEMENT
Use only Ariens replacement parts. The
replacement of any part on this unit with
anything other than an Ariens authorized
replacement part may adversely affect the
performance, durability, and safety of this unit
and may void the warranty. Ariens disclaims
liability for any claims or damages, whether
warranty, property damage, personal injury or
death arising out of the use of unauthorized
replacement parts.
NOTE: A complete Parts manual may be
download from www.ariens.com on the
internet
DELIVERY
Customer Note: If you have purchased this
product without complete assembly and
instruction by your retailer, it is your
responsibility to:
Read and understand all assembly
instructions in this manual. If you do
not understand or have difficulty
following the instructions, contact your
nearest Ariens Dealer for assistance.
NOTE: To locate your nearest Ariens Dealer,
go to www.ariens.com on the internet.
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or adjustmentsImproper
can cause
serious
WARNING:
assembly
injury.
GB-3
4. Review recommended lubrication,
maintenance and adjustments.
5. Review Limited Warranty Policy.
6. Fill out a product registration card and
return the card to the Ariens Company or
go to www.ariens.com.
DISCLAIMER
Ariens reserves the right to discontinue,
change, and improve its products at any time
without notice or obligation to the purchaser.
The descriptions and specifications contained
in this manual were in effect at printing.
Equipment described within this manual may
be optional. Some illustrations may not be
applicable to your unit.
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WARNING: This cutting machine
is capable of amputating hands
and feet and throwing objects.
Failure to observe the safety
instructions in the manuals and on
decals could result in serious
injury or death.
Slopes are a major factor related
to loss-of-control and tip-over
accidents. Operation on all slopes
requires extra caution.
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NOTATIONS
NOTE: General reference information for
proper operation and maintenance practices.
IMPORTANT: Specific procedures or
information required to prevent damage to
unit or attachment.
Tragic accidents can occur if the
operator is not alert to the
presence of children. Never
assume that children will remain
where you last saw them.
SAFETY DECALS AND
LOCATIONS
Gasoline is extremely flammable
and the vapors are explosive,
handle with care.
ALWAYS replace missing or damaged Safety
Decals. Refer to figure 2 for Safety Decal
locations.
Disengage attachment, stop unit
and engine, remove key, engage
parking brake, and allow moving
parts to stop before leaving
operator's position.
SAFETY ALERTS
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out important safety
Look for these symbols to point
precautions. They mean:
Personal Safety Is
Involved!
Attention!
Become Alert!
Obey The Message!
The safety alert symbol is used in decals and
with this manual. Understand the safety
message. It contains important information
about personal safety.
HAZARDOUSPOTENTIALLY
SITUATION! If not
WARNING:
avoided, COULD RESULT in
death or serious injury.
A
HAZARDOUS
SITUATION! If not
AUTION: POTENTIALLY
avoided, MAY RESULT in minor
or moderate injury. It may also be
used to alert against unsafe
practices.
HAZARDOUS
SITUATION! If not
DANGER: IMMINENTLY
avoided, WILL RESULT in death
or serious injury.
GB -4
Figure 2
1.DANGER!
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&DANGER!
#
Avoid
- Stay clear of
rotatinginjury
parts.
OL1816
Always keep feet and hands
away from rotating parts.
OL1809
2.CAUTION
Always stand clear of discharge
area. Do not direct discharge
toward other people.
No smoking.
D*-_Ltt
i_
Fill fuel tank to below bottom of
Do not
overfill.
filler
neck.
while
Keep operating.
people away from unit
Shut off engine, remove key,
and read manual before you
adjust or repair unit.
©L1812
Never fill fuel tank when engine is
running, hot or unit is indoors. Never
overfill fuel tank.
Replace fuel cap securely and clean
up spilled fuel.
NO STEP!
away
from Always
rotating keep
parts. feet
OL1813
GB-5
4.DANGER! TO AVOID SERIOUS
INJURY OR DEATH
Read the operator's
&WARNING!
Always stand clear of discharge
area.
manual.
OLt8t4
OL180I
Keep children and others away
D
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Do not operate mower unless
bagger is attached or guards
are in operating position.
from unit while operating.
©L1802
OL1815
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Never direct discharge toward
other people. Thrown objects
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can cause injury.
&DANGER!
OL1803
Keep hands and feet away.
._> Look
down backing.
and behind before
and while
©L1804
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Do not operate mower unless
guards are in operating position
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or bagger is attached.
Never carry children.
7.HOT SURFACES!
OL1806
Go up and down slopes, not
across.
©L1807
DO NOT operate on slopes
over 10°.
If machine stops going uphill, stop
blade and back down slowly.
Avoid sudden turns.
Keep safety devices (guards,
shields, switches, etc.) in place and
working.
Check interlock system per manual
before use.
Understand location and function of
all controls.
Never allow operation by untrained
persons.
Disengage PTO, stop unit and
engine, set parking brake and
remove key before making any
inspections, repairs, etc.
OL1801
DO NOT touch parts which are
hot from operation. ALWAYS
allow parts to cool.
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
CERTIFICATION LABEL
Tampering with emission controls and
components by unauthorized personnel may
result in severe fines or penalties. Emission
controls and components can only be
adjusted by EPA and/or CARB authorized
service centers. Contact your Ariens
Equipment Retailer concerning emission
controls and component questions.
SAFETY RULES
If unit is to be used by someone other than
original purchaser; loaned, rented or sold,
ALWAYS provide this manual and any
needed safety training before operation.
Only the user can prevent and is responsible
for accidents or injuries occurring to
themselves, other people or property.
Read, understand, and follow all safety
practices in Owner/Operator Manual before
assembling, using or working on this mower.
GB -6
ALWAYS
remove
keyfromignition
andwire ALWAYS
keep
hands
andfeetaway
fromall
fromspark
plugbefore
assembly,
orworking rotating
parts
during
operation.
Rotating
parts
onthisunit.
cancutoffbody
parts.
Inspect
unitbefore
each
usefor:missing
or ALWAYS
keep
hands
away
fromallpinch
damaged
decals
andshields,
correctly
points.
operating
safety
interlock
system,
and
Start
andoperate
unitonly
when
seated
in
deterioration
ofgrass
catchers.
Replace
or
operator's
position.
Steering
control
levers
repair
asneeded.
must
beinneutral,
PTO
disengaged
and
ALWAYS
check
overhead
andside
parking
brake
setwhen
starting
engine.
clearances
carefully
before
operation.
ALWAYS
keep
body
andhands
away
from
ALWAYS
beaware
oftraffic
when
crossing
or pinholes
ornozzles
which
eject
hydraulic
operating
along
streets
orcurbs.
fluidunder
pressure.
Keep
children,
people,
andpetsaway.
Be
DONOT
touch
unitparts
which
might
behot
alertandshutoffunitifanyone
enters
work from
operation.
Allow
parts
tocoolbefore
area.
Keep
children
under
watchful
careofa attempting
tomaintain,
adjust
orservice.
responsible
adult.
NEVER
place
yourhands
oranypartofyour
NEVER
allow
children
tooperate
orplayon body
orclothing
inside
ornear
anymoving
ornear
unit.
partwhile
unitisrunning.
Keep
area
ofoperation
clear
ofalltoys,and NEVER
direct
discharge
towards
persons
or
debris.
Thrown
objects
cancause
injury.
property.
Thrown
objects
mayricochet
back
Stay
alertforhidden
hazards,
holes,
andruts. towards
operator.
ALWAYS
stand
clear
ofthe
discharge
area.
Avoid
uneven
orrough
terrain.
DONOT
operate
near
drop-offs,
ditches,
or
ALWAYS
disengage
attachment,
stopunit
embankments.
Unitcansuddenly
turnoverif andengine,
remove
key,
engage
parking
awheel
isovertheedge
ofaclifforditch,
orif brake,
andallow
moving
parts
tostopbefore
anedge
caves
in.
leaving
operator's
position.
Dust,
fog,etc.canreduce
vision
andcause Useextreme
caution
ongravel
surfaces.
anaccident.
Operate
unitonlywhen
there
is Disengage
PTO
when
attachment
isnotin
good
visibility
andlight.
useandwhen
crossing
gravel
surfaces.
Data
indicates
thatoperators,
age60and
DONOT
operate
unitifsafety
interlock
above,
areinvolved
inalarger
percentage
of system
isdamaged
ordisabled.
Check
safety
riding
mower
related
injuries.
These
interlock
before
each
use.
operators
should
evaluate
their
ability
to
ALWAYS
remove
keytoprevent
unauthorized
operate
theriding
mower
safely
enough
to
use.
protect
themselves
andothers
from
serious DO NOT operate at too fast a rate. Slow
injury.
before turning.
Only
trained
adults
mayoperate
unit.Trainingdown
Stop engine before removing grass catcher or
includes
being
familiar
withcontrols
and
unclogging chute.
actual
operation.
DO NOT mow on wet grass. Reduced
NEVER
operate
unitafter
orduring
theuseof traction
could cause sliding.
medication,
drugs
oralcohol.
DO NOT try to stabilize the machine by
NEVER
allow
anyone
tooperate
thisunit
putting your foot on the ground.
when
their
alertness
orcoordination
is
Know the weight of loads. Limit loads to those
impaired.
can safely control and the unit can safely
Wear
adequate
safety
gear,
sturdy
shoes, you
handle.
andprotective
gloves.
keep protective structures, guards
DONOT
wear
loose
clothing
orjewelry
and ALWAYS
panels in good repair, in place and
tieback
hairthatmaygetcaught
inrotating and
securely fastened.
parts.
Protect
eyes,
faceandhead
fromobjects
that Do not operate without either entire grass
maybethrown
fromunit.Wear
appropriate catcher or the discharge guard in place.
DO NOT operate in reverse unless absolutely
hearing
protection.
Always
wear
safety
goggles
orsafety
glasses
withsideshields necessary. ALWAYS look down and behind
before and while backing; especially for
when
operating
mower.
children.
Avoid
sharp
edges.
Sharp
edges
cancut.
Moving
parts
cancutofffingers
orahand.
GB-7
Follow
themanufacturer's
recommendations
DO NOT transport machine while engine is
forwheel
weights
orcounterweights
to
running.
improve
stability
when
using
attachments. ALWAYS turn off power to attachment and
NEVER
carry
passengers-especially shut off fuel when transporting unit.
children-even
withblades
off.
Keep unit free of grass clippings, leaves, and
Useextra
carewhen
approaching
blind
other debris. Clean up oil or fuel spills.
corners
orobjects
thatmayobscure
vision
of This product is equipped with an internal
hidden
obstacles
andchildren.
combustion type engine. DO NOT use unit on
Ifyoucannot
back
upaslope
oryoufeel
or near any unimproved, forest-covered or
uneasy
onit,donotmow
it.
brush covered land unless exhaust system is
Mow
upanddown
slopes,
notacross
them. equipped with a spark arrester meeting
local, state or federal laws. A spark
Useslowspeed
onanyslope.
Tires
maylose applicable
if it is used, must be maintained in
traction
onslopes
even
though
thebrakes
are arrester,
effective working order by operator.
functioning
properly.
Fuel is highly flammable and its vapors are
Keep
allmovements
ontheslope
slow and
explosive. Handle with care. Use an
gradual, DO NOT make sudden changes in
speed or direction.
approved fuel container.
Use extra care while operating machines with
grass catcher or other attachments. They can
affect stability of the machine.
NEVER fill fuel tank when engine is running
or hot from operation.
NEVER fill or drain fuel tank indoors.
Avoid starting, stopping, or turning on a
slope. If tires lose traction, disengage the
blades and proceed slowly straight down the
slope.
NEVER overfill fuel tank.
DO NOT operate on slopes over 10 °.
DO NOT park on slopes unless necessary. If
unit is parked on a slope, ALWAYS chock or
block wheels and set parking brake.
DO NOT disengage or bypass transmission
and coast downhill.
and
Maximum Trailer weight: 300 Ibs.
Do not use hitch with bagger attached.
Do not use on steep hills or slopes.
If fuel is spilled on clothing, change clothing
immediately.
Do not park on hills when trailer is attached.
Avoid Electric Shock. Objects contacting both
battery terminals at the same time may result
in injury and unit damage. DO NOT reverse
battery connections.
Do not use with any ground engaging
equipment.
NEVER allow children or others in or on
towed equipment.
On slopes, the weight of the towed equipment
may cause loss of traction and loss of control.
Travel slowly and allow extra distance to stop.
Secure unit chassis to transport vehicle.
NEVER secure from rods or linkages that
could be damaged.
truck or trailer bed with a plastic liner. Always
place containers on the ground away from
your vehicle before filling.
Keep the nozzle in contact with the rim of the
fuel tank or container opening at all times until
fueling is complete. Do not use a nozzle lockopen device.
Maximum Tongue weight: 30 Ibs.
Use extra care when loading or unloading
unit onto trailer or truck.
Replace fuel cap securely and clean up
spilled fuel.
NEVER fill containers inside a vehicle or on a
When practical, remove gas-powered
equipment from the truck or trailer and refuel
it on the ground. If this is not possible, then
refuel such equipment on a trailer with a
portable container, rather than from a
gasoline dispenser nozzle.
Tow only with a machine that has a hitch
designed for towing. Do not attach towed
equipment except at the hitch point.
Follow the manufacturer's recommendations
for weight limits for towed equipment
towing on slopes.
NO smoking, NO sparks, NO flames.
ALWAYS allow engine to cool before
servicing.
Explosive Gases from battery can cause
death or serious injury. Poisonous battery
fluid contains sulfuric acid and its contact with
skin, eyes or clothing can cause severe
chemical burns.
NO flames, NO sparks, NO smoking near
battery.
ALWAYS wear safety glasses and protective
gear near battery. Use insulated tools.
GB -8
DONOT
TIPbattery
beyond
a45°angle
in
Shutofffuel(ifprovided)
andallow
engine
to
anydirection.
coolcompletely
before
storing
inclosed
area
orcovering
unit.
ALWAYS
keep
batteries
outofreach
of
children.
Clean
grass
anddebris
fromunit,especially
from
around
muffler
andengine,
tohelp
Battery
posts,
terminals
andrelated
prevent
fires.
accessories
contain
leadandlead
compounds,
chemicals
known
totheState
of Forextended
storage,
clean
unitthoroughly.
California
tocause
cancer
andreproductiveSeeEngine
Manual
forproper
storage.
harm.
Wash
hands
afterhandling.
Useonly
attachments
oraccessories
Reverse
connections
mayresult
insparks designed
foryourunit.
which
cancause
serious
injury.
Always
Check
attachment
components
frequently.
If
connect
positive
(+)leadofcharger
to
worn
ordamaged,
replace
with
positive
(+)terminal,
andnegative
(-)leadto manufacturer's
recommended
parts.
negative
(-)terminal.
ALWAYS
disconnect
negative
(-)cable
FIRST
andpositive
(+)cable
SECOND.
ALWAYS
connect
positive
(+)cable
FIRST,
and
negative
(-)cable
SECOND.
Afrozen
battery
canexplode
andresult
in
death
orserious
injury.
DONOT
charge
or
jump
startabattery
containing
frozen
fluid.
Thaw
thebattery
before
putting
onacharger
orjump
starting.
ALWAYS
keep
protective
structures,
guards,
andpanels
ingood
repair,
inplace
and
securely
fastened.
NEVER
modify
orremove
safety
devices.
DONOT
change
engine
governor
settings
or
over-speed
engine.
Fumes
fromengine
exhaust
cancause
injury
ordeath.
DONOT
runengine
inanenclosed
area.
Always
provide
good
ventilation.
ALWAYS
maintain
unitinsafeoperating
condition.
Damaged
orworn
outmuffler
can
cause
fireorexplosion.
Stop
andinspect
equipment
ifyoustrike
an
object
orifthere
isanunusual
vibration.
Repair,
ifnecessary,
before
restarting.
Never
make
adjustments
orrepairs
withtheengine
running.
Mower
blades
aresharp
andcancutyou.
Wrap
theblade(s)
orwear
gloves,
anduse
extra
caution
when
servicing
them.
NEVER
weldorstraighten
mower
blades.
Rotation
ofoneblade
maycause
rotation
of
theother
blades.
Check
brake
operation
frequently.
Adjust
and
service
asrequired.
Keep
allhardware
properly
tightened.
Stored
energy
insprings
cancause
injury.
Maintain
orreplace
safety
andinstruction
labels,
asnecessary.
Never
store
themachine
orfuelcontainer
inside
abuilding
where
there
isanopen
flame,
suchasawater
heater.
GB-9
Read
andunderstand
theentire
WARNING:
AVOID
INJURY.
Safety section before proceeding.
Tools
Required
Adjustable wrench
Petroleum jelly or dielectric grease.
Unpack
Unit
Remove unit and all other components from
the shipping container. Engage transmission
bypass lever (see MOVING UNIT
MANUALLYon page 15). Push unit from
container onto a level surface. Disengage
transmission bypass lever.
Connect
2
Battery
See Battery Removal and Installation on
page 22 and perform steps 2 and 3 in the
installation section.
Place Unit in Operating
(Figure
3):
Position
NOTE: The seat is shipped with the seat
positioned as far back as possible.
1. Tip seat forward and adjust the seat as
needed (see TIPPING SEAT
FORWARD on page 18 and SEAT
ADJUSTMENT on page 18).
2. Remove eccentric spacers and rotate
steering levers to the operating position.
Reinstall spacers. Do not tighten.
3. Adjust steering levers (see ADJUSTING
STEERING LEVERS on page 23).
GB-
1.
2.
Steering Lever
Seat
3.
Figure 3
Check
Engine
Oil Level
Refer to Engine Manual.
10
Eccentric
Spacer
Check Tire Pressure
CAUTION: Avoid injury!
Explosive separation of tire and
rim parts is possible when they
are serviced incorrectly:
Do not attempt to mount a
tire without the proper
equipment and experience
to perform the job.
Do not inflate the tires
above the recommended
pressure.
Do not weld or heat a
wheel and tire assembly.
Heat can cause an
increase in air pressure
resulting in an explosion.
Welding can structurally
weaken or deform the
wheel.
Do not stand in front or
over the tire assembly
when inflating. Use a clipon chuck and extension
hose long enough to allow
you to stand to one side.
See SPECIFICATIONS
Level Mower Deck
See LEVELLING AND ADJUSTING PITCH
OF MOWER DECK on page 20.
Fill Fuel Tank
See FILLING FUEL TANKon page 14.
Check Safety Interlock
,_
System
failure and improper
WARNING:
Safety interlock
operation of
unit can result in death or serious
injury. Check system before each
use to make sure it is functioning
properly.
See Safety Interlock System on page 13.
Check
function
of all controls
See OPERATION on page 13.
on page 29.
GB- 11
6
4
5
11
8
3
1
2
\
10
9
Figure 4
1. Throttle/Choke
2.
3.
4.
5.
Lever
6.
7.
8.
9.
Ignition Switch
PTO Switch
Seat
Fuel Level
Steering Levers
Fuel Tank
Mower Lift Pedal
Mower Deck
10. Discharge Chute
11. Parking Brake
GB-
12
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Safety Interlock System
Read
and understand
the entire
WARNING:
AVOID INJURY.
Safety section before proceeding.
,_
WARNING: Safety interlock failure
and improper operation of unit can
result in death or serious injury.
Check system before each use to
make sure it is functioning
properly.
CONTROLS AND FEATURES
See figure 4 for all controls and features
locations.
Perform the following tests to ensure the
safety interlock system is working properly. If
the unit does not perform as stated contact
your Ariens dealer for repairs.
Test
1
2
3
4*+
5*+
Steering Lever
Neutral Position
Neutral Position
Neutral Position
Out of Neutral Position
Neutral Position
PTO
Off
On
Off
Off
On
Parking Brake
Engaged
Engaged
Disengaged
Disengaged
Engaged
Engine
Starts
Doesn't Start
Doesn't Start
Shuts Off
Shuts Off
Test with engine running.
+ Operator lifts off seat.
Ignition
Switch
Parking
ENGINE on page 14 for
detailed instructions on
how to start engine.
Throttle/Choke
Lever
Choke (1) - Use to start a cold
Engages (2) and
disengages (1) parking
brake.
Power Take-Off (PTO) Switch
o
1
engine.
i\!1
m
Brake
Operate ignition switch
with a removable key.
Ignition switch has three
positions: Stop (1),
Run (2), Start (3). See
STARTING AND
SHUTTING OFF
1
.
Fast (2) - Increases engine
speed.
Engages (2)and
blades.
Jlt
m _
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Slow (3) - Decreases engine
-41,-3 speed.
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disengages
(1) mower
Steering
Levers
Reverse (1)backward.
Pull both steering levers
Mower Lift Pedal (Figure
5)
Raises and lowers mower deck.
Press mower lift pedal and install adjustment
_in in the desired adjustment hole.
Forward (2)- Push both steering
levers forward.
Left (3) - Pull left steering lever back
or push right steering lever forward or
a combination of both.
1
3
2
Right (4) - Pull right steering lever
back or push left steering lever
forward or a combination of both.
Mower Lift
Pedal
2.
Adjustment
Hole
3. Adjustment
Pin
Figure 5
NOTE: To stop, return both steering levers to
neutral.
NOTE: The steering levers must be in the
neutral position to start the engine.
NOTE: The parking brake must be
disengaged prior to moving the steering
levers from the neutral position.
NOTE: The adjustment pin is used to set the
height of the mower deck. See
SPECIFICATIONS on page 29 for cutting
height dimensions.
Fuel
Level
Slot in seat plate shows the fuel level in the
tank. Refill when level gets to bottom of slot.
FILLING FUEL TANK
1. Clean fuel cap and surrounding area to
prevent dust, dirt, and debris from
entering fuel tanks.
2. Remove fuel cap.
IMPORTANT: See Engine Manual for correct
type and grade of fuel.
3. Fill fuel tank to below bottom of filler
neck. See SPECIFICATIONS on
page 29 for capacity of fuel tanks.
4. Replace fuel cap.
STOPPING IN AN EMERGENCY
Bring steering levers back to neutral, set
parking brake, and turn off engine.
STARTING AND SHUTTING OFF
ENGINE
Starting
the Engine
NOTE: Disengage the PTO, place the
steering levers in neutral, and engage the
parking brake prior to starting the engine.
1. If the engine is cold, move the choke
control to the On position. If the engine
is warm or hot, do not use choke.
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14
IMPORTANT:
DONOT
operate
starter
for
Vary cutting pattern with each mowing.
more
than10seconds
perminute
asdamage Do not allow grass or debris to collect inside
canoccur.
of mower deck. Clean after each use.
2.Puttheignition
keyintheswitch
and
turnittotheStart
position.
MOVING UNIT MANUALLY
3.Assoon
astheengine
starts,
release
the
key.
4.Move
thechoke
control
totheOff
,_
WARNING:
or bypass transmission
DO NOT disengage
and coast
position
fromtheChoke
position.
Wait
downhill.
untiltheengine
isrunning
smoothly
before
operation.
IMPORTANT:
Lettheengine
warm
up
Pull the bypass lever out and lock it in place,
several
seconds
toseveral
minutes
and then release the parking brake to push
depending
onoutside
temperature.
the unit by hand.
Stopping
theEngine
Push the lever in to drive the unit normally.
1.Stopunit.
NOTE: There are two bypass levers; one on
2.Disengage
PTO.
each side of the unit.
3.Setthrottle
lever
toslow.
4.Turnignition
switch
tooffposition
and
1
remove
key.
5.Setparking
brake.
OPERATING MOWER
1. Start engine.
2. Set throttle lever to fast.
IMPORTANT: Never engage PTO if mower is
plugged with grass or other material.
3. Engage PTO to start mower blades. It
will take 2-3 seconds for the blades to
engage.
NOTE: The parking brake must be
disengaged prior to moving the steering
levers from the neutral lockout position.
4. Release parking brake.
5. Use steering levers to move the unit.
6. Disengage PTO to stop mower blades.
TRANSPORTING
UNIT
ALWAYS shut off engine, set parking brake,
remove key, and drain fuel when transporting
unit on a truck or trailer. Tie unit down
securely. Do not tie down by linkages,
guards, cables or other parts that may be
damaged.
FOR BEST PERFORMANCE
Cut grass when it is dry.
Keep mower blades sharp.
1.
Keep mower deck properly leveled.
Do not set height of cut too low. For very tall
grass, mow twice.
Do not travel too fast.
Mow with the engine set at full throttle.
When mulching, only remove 1/3 of grass
length per cutting.
Discharge clippings into areas already cut.
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2.
Bypass lever pulled out to push
the unit by hand.
Bypass lever pushed in to drive
the unit.
Figure 6
IMPORTANT: Proper maintenance can
prolong the life of unit. The following chart
shows the recommended service schedule.
Refer to the maintenance instructions in the
Engine Manual for additional information.
WARNING:
AVOID
INJURY
Read
andunderstand
theentire
Safety
section before proceeding.
NOTE: To have full access to the engine, the
seat must be tipped forward (see TIPPING
SEAT FORWARD on page 18) and the hood
opened (see MOWER DECK REMOVAL
AND INSTALLATION on page 18).
Interval
Each Use
Task
Action
Check
A
Safety
Interlock
System
_
WARNING:
Safety interlock system failure and improper
operation
unit can
in death
or serious
injury.
Test
this systemof each
timeresult
the unit
is operated.
If this
system
does not function as described, do not operate until repairs
are made (see Safety Interlock System on page 13).
Check
Engage parking brake and engage transmission bypass lever (see
Parking
MOVING UNIT MANUALLY on page 15). Push unit. If unit rolls, contact
Brake
your Ariens Dealer.
Clean Unit Clean engine, battery, seat, mower deck, etc. of all dirt and debris. Do
not use solvents, hard cleaners, or abrasives.
Check
Tires
NOTE: Protect painted surfaces with automotive type wax.
See SPECIFICATIONS on page 29 for correct tire pressure.
parts
is possible
are serviced
incorrectly:
CAUTION:
Avoid when
injury!they
Explosive
separation
of tire and rim
•Do not attempt to mount a tire without the proper equipment
and experience to perform the job.
Do not inflate the tires above the recommended pressure.
Do not weld or heat a wheel and tire assembly. Heat can cause
an increase in air pressure resulting in an explosion. Welding
can structurally weaken or deform the wheel.
Do not stand in front or over the tire assembly when inflating.
Use a clip-on chuck and extension hose long enough to allow
you to stand to one side.
Check for worn or damaged mower blades (see SHARPENING
MOWER BLADE on page 21 ).
A
Check
Mower
Blades
GB-
16
Interval
Each Use
Task
Follow
Engine
Manual
Maintenance
Schedule
Action
25 Hours
3r Every
Season
Check
Battery
Keep battery and battery terminals clean (see Cleaning Battery and
Battery Cables on page 22).
UnitLubricateApply
front wheel
grease to zerk (1)on each
i!l _/
!ll
1
50 Hours
or Every
Season
00 Hours
or Every
Season
Check
Fasteners
Check All
Belts
Check All
Cables
Check mower blade mounting hardware and all other fasteners.
Replace fasteners that are missing or damaged. Tighten all nuts and
bolts to the correct torque value.
Replace worn or deteriorated belts.
Check hydrostatic belt (see REPLACING HYDROSTATIC BELT
on page 25 for hydrostatic belt location).
Check PTO belt (see REPLACING PTO BELTon page 24 for
PTO belt location).
Replace worn or improperly functioning PTO cables.
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MOWER DECK REMOVAL AND
INSTALLATION
Read and understand
the entire
WARNING:
AVOID INJURY.
Safety section before proceeding.
Remove (Figure 9)
1. Remove PTO belt from the engine drive
pulley (see REPLACING PTO BELT on
page 24).
2. Disconnect PTO actuator cable from the
cable anchor and deck idler arm.
TIPPING SEAT FORWARD
Put steering levers up and tip seat forward
(figure 7).
1. Cable Anchor
2. PTO Actuator Cable
3. Idler Arm
1. Seat Tipped Forward
2. Mounting Hardware
Figure 8
1
NOTE: Perform steps 3 and 4 for the right
and left side of unit.
Figure 7
3. Disconnect drag link from the front deck
bracket.
4. Disconnect front and rear trunnions from
the lift arms.
5. Slide mower deck out from under unit.
SEAT ADJUSTMENT
1. Tip the seat forward.
2. Loosen mounting hardware and slide
seat forward or backward to desired
position. Tighten mounting hardware
(figure 7).
3. Tip seat back.
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18
Install (Figure 9)
1. Slide mower deck under unit.
NOTE: Perform step 2 and 3 for the right and
left side of unit.
2. Connect drag link to front deck bracket.
3. Connect front and rear trunnions to lift
arms.
4. Connect the PTO actuator cable to the
deck idler arm and cable anchor.
1.
2.
3.
4.
PTO Actuator Cable
Drag Link
Front Deck Bracket
Front Trunnion
5. Install PTO belt on the engine drive
pulley (see REPLACING PTO BELT on
page 24).
NOTE: Make sure the cable is taut, but not
tight. The cable needs a slight amount of
slack for the pulley brake to work correctly.
6. Level and adjust pitch of mower deck
(see LEVELLING AND ADJUSTING
PITCH OF MOWER DECK on page 20).
5.
6.
7.
Figure 9
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Deck Lift Arm
Mower Deck
Rear Trunnion
LEVELLING AND ADJUSTING
PITCH OF MOWER DECK
The Forward
NOTE: Adjust on a level surface, with the
tires inflated to the correct air pressure (see
SPECIFICATIONS on page 29).
Three measurements are required to level
and adjust the pitch of the mower deck.
1. The distance from the mower blades to
the ground.
2. The forward pitch of the mower blades.
3. The pitch of the mower blades from
side-to-side.
Should be 0.0 in. (0.0 mm) to 1/4 in.
(6.35 mm) pitched forward.
NOTE: This measurement must be taken
when the mower blades ends point forward.
The Distance
Blades
From
Blades
Pitch Of The Mower
(Figure
11):
Forward Pitch of Mower Blades
3
1
i \
//
2
The Mower
To The Ground
(Figure
10):
In the lowest cutting position should be
1.5. in. + 1/4 in. (3.8 cm + 0.64 cm).
In the highest cutting position should
be 4.5 in. + 1/4 in. (11.4 cm + 0.64
Front of Mower
Deck
cm).
Lowest Cutting Position
3
1
\
E-_
//
\,
!!
1.
2.
2
Mower Deck
Mower Blade
3.
Figure 11
/'._--qll
The Pitch Of The Mower
Side-To-Side
(Figure
Highest Cutting Position
Side-To-Side
1
1.
2.
(11.4 cm +0.64
Mower Deck
Mower Blade
3.
Blades
From
12):
Should be within 1/4 in. (6.35 mm) as
measured on each side of the mower
deck.
NOTE: This measurement must be taken
when the mower blade ends point left and
right.
1.50 in. _+1/4 in. (3.8 cm _+0.64 cm)
4.50 in. + 1/4
Ground
Pitch
2
cm)
Ground
1/4-in. (6.35
1.
2.
Figure 10
from Side-To-Side
Mower Deck
Mower Blade
3.
Figure 12
GB - 20
Ground
Adjusting
The Mower Deck To Adjust
Mower Blade Height And Pitch
(Figure 13):
NOTE: Adjusting the mower deck will adjust
the height and pitch of the mower blades.
1. Adjust the trunnions first and re-take the
three measurements required to level
and adjust the pitch of the mower deck.
These measurements are:
a. The distance from the mower
blades to the ground.
b. The forward pitch of the mower
blades.
c.
The pitch of the mower blades
from side-to-side.
2. Repeat step 1 as needed until all three
measurements are within the tolerances
specified.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Spindle
Blade
Washer
5/8 in. Nut
Figure 14
SHARPENING
,_
1.
Trunnion
2.
1. Remove mower blade from unit (see
REPLACING MOWER BLADE on
page 21 ).
REPLACING MOWER BLADE
(Figure
mower
bladeDO
while
unit. An
CAUTION:
NOTonsharpen
unbalanced mower blade will
cause excessive vibration and
eventual damage to unit. Check
mower blade balance prior to
reinstalling mower blades.
NEVER weld or straighten mower
blades.
Mower Deck
Figure 13
Remove
MOWER BLADE
Ariens recommends having mower blades
sharpened by a professional. Contact your
Ariens dealer.
14)
Discard mower blade if (figure 15):
CAUTION: Mower blades are
sharp and can cut you. Wrap
the blades or wear gloves, and
use extra caution when
servicing them.
more than 1/2 in. (1.27 cm) of metal is
removed.
the air lift erosion area is eroded.
the mower blade is bent or broken.
Do not change angle of cutting edge or round
the corner at the end of mower blade.
1. Block mower blades to prevent rotation.
2. Remove mounting hardware and mower
blades from spindles.
Install
(Figure
14)
1. Install mower blades on spindles with
mounting hardware.
2. Torque 5/8-inch nut to 92 to 130 Ibf-ft
(125 to 176 N°m).
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2. Sharpen mower blade by removing an
equal amount of material from each end
of mower blade.
3.Check
mower
blade
balance
bybolt.
sliding
Battery Removal and Installation
mower
blade
onanunthreaded
If
blade
isbalanced,
itshould
remain
ina Remove (Figure 16)
horizontal
position.
Ifeither
endof
seat forward (see TIPPING SEAT
mower
blade
moves
downward,
sharpen 1. Tip
FORWARD on page 18).
the
heavy
enduntilmower
blade
is
2. Disconnect negative (-) cable first, then
balanced.
positive (+) cable.
4.Install
mower
blade
onunit
(
see
3. Remove battery hold-down bracket and
REPLACING MOWER BLADE on
battery from unit.
page 21 ).
Install
DO NOT Sharpen to this Pattern
(Figure
16)
1. Install battery on the unit with battery
hold-down bracket.
2. Connect positive (+) cable first, then
negative (-) cable.
3. Apply petroleum jelly or dielectric grease
to battery cable ends and terminals.
4. Tip seat back (see TIPPING SEAT
FORWARD on page 18).
Sharpen to this Pattern
1
2
3
4
1
1. Air Lift Erosion
2. Cutting Edge
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Figure 15
SERVICING THE BATTERY
Positive (+) Terminal
Positive (+) Cable
Battery Hold-Down Bracket
Battery
Negative (-) Terminal
Negative (-) Cable
NOTE: Unit comes equipped with a
maintenance-free battery that requires no
regular maintenance except cleaning the
terminals.
Figure 16
Cleaning Battery and Battery Cables
WARNING: Battery posts,
terminals and related accessories
contain lead and lead
compounds, chemicals known to
the State of California to cause
cancer and reproductive harm.
Wash hands after handling.
(Figure
16)
1. Tip seat forward (see TIPPING SEAT
FORWARD on page 18).
2. Disconnect negative (-) cable first, then
positive (+) cable.
3. Clean battery cable ends, negative (-)
terminal, and positive (+) terminal with a
wire brush and rinse with a weak baking
soda solution.
4. Connect positive (+) cable first, then
negative (-) cable.
5. Apply petroleum jelly or dielectric grease
to battery cable ends and terminals.
GB - 22
6.Tipseatback
(seeTIPPING
ADJUSTING
SEAT
STEERING
LEVERS
FORWARD on page 18).
Charging
the
Adjusting Steering Lever Height
(Figure 17)
Battery
(Figure 16)
WARNING: FROZEN
BATTERIES CAN EXPLODE and
result in death or serious injury.
DO NOT charge a frozen battery.
Let the battery thaw before
charging.
2
Follow First Aid directions for contact with
5
battery fluid.
External Contact: Flush with water.
Eyes: Flush with water for at least 15
minutes and get medical attention
immediately!
Internal Contact: Drink large quantities
of water. Follow with Milk of Magnesia,
beaten egg or vegetable oil. Get
medical attention immediately!
In case of internal contact, DO NOT
induce vomiting!
IMPORTANT: DO NOT fast charge. Charging
at a higher rate will damage or destroy
battery.
IMPORTANT: ALWAYS follow information
provided on battery and battery charger.
Contact battery and battery charger
manufacturers' for detailed instructions.
1. Remove battery from unit (see Battery
Removal and Installation on page 22).
2. Place battery in a well-ventilated area.
3. Connect positive (+) lead of charger to
positive (+) terminal, and negative (-)
lead of charger to negative (-) terminal.
4. Charge battery according to battery
charger and battery manufacturers'
instructions.
1. Handlebar
2. Steering Lever
3. Mounting Hardware
4. Adjustment Holes
5. Eccentric Spacer
5. Install battery on unit (see Battery
Removal and Installation on page 22).
Figure 17
Jump-Starting
Ariens does not recommend jump-starting
your unit. Jump-starting can damage engine
and electrical system components. See your
engine manual for more detailed information.
NOTE: Perform steps 1 and 2 for both
steering levers.
1. Remove mounting hardware and move
handlebar up or down until the steering
levers are at the appropriate height.
2. Install mounting hardware.
NOTE: Align handlebars by adjusting
eccentric spacer until the height of
handlebars are the same.
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Forward Speed Adjustment
REPLACING
(Figure
Remove (Figure 19)
1. Lower mower deck to the ground.
2. Remove belt covers from mower deck.
18)
NOTE: Reverse speed cannot be adjusted. If
unit tracks excessively left or right in reverse,
see your Dealer for repair.
IMPORTANT: The unit should track within 2
feet (0.61 m) of a straight line for 30 feet
(9.14 m).
The travel of the steering levers may need
adjustment if the unit turns to the right or left
when both steering levers are pushed as far
forward as possible.
NOTE: The side the unit turns toward
indicates that the wheel on that side is turning
slower than the other wheel. Either the wheel
that is turning faster needs to slow down or
the wheel that is turning slower needs to
speed up to allow the unit to travel in a
straight line.
1. Determine which way the unit turns.
2. Loosen jam nut on the adjustment bolt.
3. Adjust speed by:
Turning adjustment bolt clockwise to
decrease steering lever travel.
Turning adjustment bolt
counterclockwise to increase steering
lever travel.
PTO BELT
CAUTION: Use care
releasing idler spring
Keep body parts well
idler when performing
operation.
3. Disconnect the PTO actuator cable from
the deck idler arm.
4. Pull idler arm towards outside of unit
until tension is removed from PTO belt.
5. Remove PTO belt from left mower deck
pulley.
6. Slowly release idler arm until tension is
removed from idler spring.
7. Remove PTO belt from mower deck and
engine drive pulley.
4. Tighten the jam nut.
4
3
1.
2.
Forward Travel Adjustment
Steering Lever
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Bolt
PTO Actuator Cable
Deck Spindle
Engine Drive Pulley
Deck Idler
PTO Belt
Figure 19
Figure 18
GB - 24
when
tension.
away from
this
Install (Figure 19)
NOTE: Do not install PTO belt on left mower
deck pulley in step 1.
1. Install PTO belt on engine drive pulley
and mower deck.
2. Pull idler arm towards outside of unit
until PTO belt can be routed around left
mower deck pulley.
3. Slowly release idler arm until idler pulley
rests firmly against PTO belt.
4. Connect the PTO actuator cable to the
deck idler arm.
5. Insert a shim of 0.10" (the thickness of
12-gauge steel) between the roller on
the idler arm and the deck sheave. With
the shim in place, pull the actuator cable
taut and then tighten the cable
adjustment nuts against the cable mount
bracket to hold the setting.
6. Remove the shim and check for a gap
between the roller and the deck sheave.
7. Install belt covers on mower deck.
1
\
1.
2.
NOTE: Ensure that belt is still positioned in
the groove of the sheave after belt covers are
installed.
REPLACING HYDROSTATIC
Remove
(Figure
BELT
20)
1. Remove PTO belt (see REPLACING
PTO BELT on page 24).
CAUTION: Use care
releasing idler spring
Keep body parts well
idler when performing
operation.
when
tension.
away from
this
2. Disconnect idler spring.
3. Remove hydrostatic belt from
hydrostatic transmission pulleys, pulley,
electric clutch, and idler.
Install
(Figure
20)
1. Install hydrostatic belt on idler, electric
clutch, pulley, and hydrostatic
transmission pulleys.
2. Connect idler spring.
3. Install PTO belt (see REPLACING PTO
BELTon page 24).
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Hydrostatic Belt
Hydrostatic
Transmission
Pulley
3.
4.
Figure 20
Idler
Idler Spring
_o_
Short
Term Storage
Fuel System
Gasoline left in the fuel system for extended
periods without a stabilizer will deteriorate,
resulting in gum deposits in the system.
These deposits can damage the carburetor
and the fuel hoses, filter and tank. Prevent
deposits from forming in the fuel system
during storage by adding a quality fuel
stabilizer to the fuel. Follow the
recommended mix ratio found on the fuel
stabilizer container.
IMPORTANT: NEVER clean unit with highpressure water or store unit outdoors.
Remove all dirt, grease, leaves, etc. Store in
a clean dry area.
Inspect unit for signs of wear or damage.
Ensure all fasteners are properly tightened.
Long Term Storage
Follow all instructions under Short Term
Storage,
To treat the fuel system for storage:
Remove and fully charge battery. Store in a
clean dry area.
Drain fuel from fuel tank.
1. Add fuel stabilizer (Ariens part number
00592900) according to
manufacturers's instructions.
Refer to Engine Manual for the proper engine
storage procedures.
2. Run engine for at least 10 minutes after
adding stabilizer to allow it to reach the
carburetor.
Touch up all scratched or chipped paint
surfaces.
NEVER store the engine with fuel in the fuel
tank inside of a building with potential
sources of ignition.
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PROBLEM
Engine will not
crank/start.
Engine runs
rough.
PROBABLE
CAUSE
1. Safety interlock
CORRECTION
1. Check safety interlock system (see Safety
system is not
engaged or is
faulty.
Interlock System on page 13).
2.
Fuel tank empty.
2.
Fill fuel tank (see FILLING FUEL TANK on
page 14).
3.
Discharged
battery.
3.
Charge battery (see Charging the Battery
on page 23).
4.
Poor connection
between battery
and battery
cables.
4.
Tighten battery cables and/or clean battery
and battery cables (see Cleaning Battery
and Battery Cables on page 22).
Spark plug wire(s)
loose or spark
plug(s) faulty.
5.
Connect spark plug wire(s) or replace spark
plug(s). Refer to Engine Manual for detailed
instructions.
6.
Faulty electrical
system.
6.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
7.
Faulty engine.
7.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
1.
Choke engaged.
1.
Disengage choke.
2.
Air filter cartridge
plugged.
2.
Clean or replace air filter cartridge. Refer to
Engine Manual for detailed instructions.
3.
Faulty engine.
3.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
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PROBLEM
Unit does not
move with
engine running
when using
steering levers.
PTO or mower
blades do not
engage or shut
off.
Engine
overheats.
PROBABLE
CAUSE
CORRECTION
The transmission
bypassleveris
engaged.
1.
Disengage transmission bypass lever (see
MOVING UNIT MANUALLY on page 15).
2.
Faulty hydrostatic
belt.
2.
Replace hydrostatic belt (see REPLACING
HYDROSTATIC BELT on page 25).
3.
Faulty
transmission.
3.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
1.
Operator
presence switch
not depressed.
1.
Depress operator presence switch by sitting
on seat.
2.
Faulty operator
presence switch.
2.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
3.
Clutch actuator is
loose or
disconnected.
3.
Connect wiring to PTO actuator.
Properly connect PTO actuator cable to the
deck cable anchor or to deck idler arm.
4.
Faulty PTO belt.
4.
Replace PTO belt (see REPLACING
BELT on page 24).
5.
Faulty PTO
switch, wires,
connectors, or
clutch.
5.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
1.
Engine oil level
low.
1.
Add engine oil. Refer to Engine Manual for
detailed instructions.
2.
Cooling system
plugged.
2.
Clean cooling system. Refer to Engine
Manual for detailed instructions.
PTO
3.
Faulty engine.
3.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
Unit moves with
engine off and
parking brake
engaged.
1.
The parking brake
needs
adjustment.
1.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
2.
Faulty parking
brake.
2.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
Unit does not
travel in a
straight line.
1.
Incorrect tire
pressure.
1.
Check tire pressure (see SPECIFICATIONS
on page 29).
2.
Steering levers
need adjustment.
2.
Adjust steering levers (see Forward Speed
Adjustment on page 24)
3.
Hydrostatic
transmission
and/or linkage
needs
adjustment.
3.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
Unit creeps with
steering levers
in neutral
position.
Hydrostatic
transmission
and/or linkage
needs
adjustment.
1.
Contact your Ariens Dealer.
Poor cutting
quality.
Mower deck not
level or mower
pitch is incorrect.
2.
Dull or faulty
mower blades.
Level and adjust pitch of mower deck (see
LEVELLING AND ADJUSTING PITCH OF
MOWER DECK on page 20).
2.
Sharpen mower blades (see SHARPENING
MOWER BLADE on page 21 ) or replace
mower blades (see REPLACING MOWER
BLADE on page 21 ).
GB - 27
Besuretoalways
usegenuine
Ariens
parts
tokeep
yourunitrunning
likenew.
PartNo. Qty Description
51519500 1 Spindle
Assembly
07100801 1 Front
Wheel
07200116 1 HAWrapped
BeltDeck
07200010 1 HARawLaminated
Belt - Hydraulic Drive
03746500
1
34-Inch Mower Blade
03797300
1
34-Inch Mulching
Blade
See your authorized Ariens dealer to add
these optional accessories to your unit.
Part No.
Qty
71503300
1
36-Inch Roller
71503400
1
48-Inch Dethatcher
71503600
1
Spreader
71508200
1
48-Inch Aerator
71510500
1
Steering Lever
Extender
71510800
1
34-Inch Mulch Kit
71510900
1
Trailer Hitch Kit
81503100
1
34-Inch Non-Powered
Bagger
GB - 28
Description
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Model Number
915131
Model
Zoom 1334
Engine
Type
Briggs & Stratton IC
Engine Displacement
21 (344)
in.3 (cc)
3600 + 0
3600 - 100
Governed RPM (May be
different from maximum RPM)
Speed
Forward Max. - m.p.h (km/h)
6.0 (9.6)
Reverse Max. - m.p.h (km/h)
3 (4.8)
Zero
Turning Radius
Brakes
Internal Transmission
Electrical
Starter
Electric
12V Maintenance
Battery
Free SLI U1B 165
Cable Actuator
PTO (Power Take-Off)
Fuel
Fuel Type
Refer to Engine Manual
Fuel Tank Capacity - gal. (L)
2.5 (9.5)
Transmission
Hydrostatic Drive
Size and Weight
Length - in. (cm)
65 (165.1)
Width - in. (cm)
45 (114.3)
Weight - Ibs (kg)
420 (190.5)
Height - in. (cm)
40 (102)
Tires
Front Tire Size - in.
4xll
Rear Tire Size - in.
18x6.5x8
Front Tire Pressure - psi (kPa)
46 (317)
Rear Tire Pressure - psi (kPa)
12 (82.7)
Mower
Deck
Cutting Height-
in. (cm)
1.5 -4.5
Cutting width - in. (cm)
(3.8 - 11.4)
34 (86)
Max. Towing Capacity - Ibs (kg)
300 (136)
Max. Tongue Weight - Ibs (kg)
30 (13.6)
GB - 29
Two-Year Limited Lawn and
Garden Consumer Ride-On
Warranty
Ariens Company (Ariens) warrants to the original purchaser that Ariens and Gravely brand consumer
products manufactured and sold by Ariens after December 31, 2007 will be free from defects in material and
workmanship for a period of two years after the date of purchase. An authorized Ariens dealer (Ariens brand
products) or Gravely dealer (Gravely brand products) will repair any defect in material or workmanship, and
repair or replace any defective part, subject to the conditions, limitations and exclusions set forth herein.
Such repair or replacement will be free of charge (labor and parts) to the original purchaser except as noted
below.
Five-Year
Limited
Warranty
on Mower Deck Shell
The deck shell on zero-turn riding mowers is warranted to the original purchaser for five years from
the date of purchase. Any defect in material or workmanship of the deck shell will be repaired free of
charge (parts and labor) to the original purchaser for two years after the date of purchase. For the third
through fifth year from the date of purchase, the parts required to repair a defect in material or workmanship of the deck shell, not the labor, will be provided free of charge.
Five-Year
Limited
Warranty
on Main Frame
The main frame on zero-turn riding mowers is warranted to the original purchaser
for five years from
the date of purchase. Any defect in material or workmanship of the main frame will be repaired free of
charge (parts and labor) to the original purchaser for two years after the date of purchase. For the third
through fifth year from the date of purchase, the parts required to repair a defect in material or workmanship of the main frame, not the labor, will be provided free of charge.
90-Day Limited
Warranty
on Service
Parts and Accessories
Genuine Ariens or Gravely brand service parts and accessories are warranted to be free from defects
in material and workmanship for a period of 90 days after the date of purchase. An authorized Ariens or
Gravely dealer will repair or replace any such part or accessory free of charge, except for labor, during
that period.
The duration of all warranties herein applies only if the product is put to personal use around a household or
residence. If the product is put to any business use, agricultural, commercial, or industrial, then the duration
of these warranties shall be 90 days after the date of purchase. If any product is rented or leased, then the
duration of these warranties shall be 90 days after the date of purchase.
Exceptions, Limitations, Exclusions
Customer
Responsibilities
Register the product immediately
at the time of sale. If the dealer does not register the product, the
customer must complete the product registration card in the literature package and return it to the Ariens
Company, or register the unit online at www.ariens.com or www.gravely.com.
To obtain warranty service, the original purchaser must:
Perform the maintenance and minor adjustments explained in the owner's manual.
Promptly notify Ariens or an authorized
warranty service.
Ariens or Gravely service representative
of the need for
Transport the product to and from the place of warranty service.
Have the warranty service performed
To find an Ariens or Gravely authorized
by an authorized
Ariens or Gravely service representative.
service representative, contact Ariens at:
655 W. Ryan Street
Brillion, WI 54110
(920) 756- 2141
www.ariens.com
www.gravely.com
ARIENS COMPANY
2YRCON-2008
GRAVELY_ISTENS_ I LOCKETS'
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Exceptions
and Limitations
Batteries are warranted only for a period of 12 months after date of purchase, on a prorated basis. For
the first 90 days of the warranty period, a defective battery will be replaced free of charge. If the
applicable warranty period is more than 90 days, Ariens will cover the prorated cost of any defective
battery, for up to 12 months after the date of purchase.
Exclusions - Items Not Covered by This Warranty
Engines and engine accessories
covered by this warranty.
Eye-Q TM and Scan-Mate
warranty.
TM
are covered only by the engine manufacturer's
units are covered
warranty and are not
by their own warranty and are not covered by this
Parts that are not genuine Ariens or Gravely service parts are not covered by this warranty.
The following maintenance, service and replacement items are not covered by this warranty unless
they are noted in the Limitations section above: lubricants, spark plugs, oil, oil filters, air filters, fuel
filters, brake linings, brake arms, shoes, runners, scraper blades, shear bolts, mower blades, mower
vanes, headlights, light bulbs, knives, cutters.
Any misuse, alteration, improper assembly, improper adjustment,
repair is not covered by this warranty.
neglect, or accident which requires
This warranty applies only to products purchased in the United States (including Puerto Rico) and
Canada. In all other countries, contact place of purchase for warranty information.
Disclaimer
Ariens may from time to time change the design of its products. Nothing contained in this warranty shall be
construed as obligating Ariens to incorporate such design changes into previously manufactured products,
nor shall such changes be construed as an admission that previous designs were defective.
LIMITATION
OF REMEDY
AND DAMAGES
Ariens Company's liability under this warranty, and under any implied warranty that may exist, is limited to
repair of any defect in workmanship, and repair or replacement of any defective part. Ariens shall not be
liable for incidental, special, or consequential damages (including lost profits). Some states do not allow the
exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
DISCLAIMER
OF FURTHER
WARRANTY
Ariens Company makes no warranty, express or implied, other than what is expressly made in this
warranty. If the law of your state provides that an implied warranty of merchantability,
or an implied
warranty of fitness for particular
purpose, or any other implied warranty, applies to Ariens Company,
then any such implied warranty is limited to the duration of this warranty. Some states do not allow
limitations
on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which
vary from state to state.
ARIENS
COMPANY
GRAVELY® I STENSC_' I LOCKETS' I NATIONAL®
I BYNORM<_' I EVERRIDEC_ I GREAT DANE c_
Con_Ride_2008
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Ariens Company
655 West Ryan Street
Brillion, WI 54110-1072
920-756-2141
Fax 920-756-2407
www.ariens.com
A WARNING
A
The engine exhaust from this product
contains chemicals known to the State
of California to cause cancer, birth
defects or other reproductive
harm.