Wright Manufacturing Stander Lawn Mower Instruction manual

Instruction Manual
Wright Manufacturing
4600X Wedgewood Blvd
Frederick, Md 21703
Stander X, Serial 54956 and Higher
WARNING: READ THIS MANUAL BEFORE USING
For your safety and for proper operation and maintenance read
carefully and keep readily available for future reference.
01/2012
Foreword
Welcome to the progressive group of mowing professionals who use Wright mowers. We are focused on
giving you advanced engineering and quality construction in each mower we build.
This manual explains the features and promotes safer use of the mower. Please read it in its entirety and
follow the instructions carefully so that you can have many years of safe and productive operation with your
Wright product.
For service, remember that your Wright dealer knows your mower best and is interested in your satisfaction.
Your dealer can provide you with quality maintenance and other assistance that you may need.
Please provide this manual to anyone who may operate the mower for them to study before operation.
Additionally, make the manual and service documents available to anyone to whom you may sell the mower
in the future. It is important that the next owner receive this information also.
As Wright Manufacturing, Inc. is constantly seeking ways to improve its products, the mower you have may
differ slightly from the information and specifications in this manual. Wright reserves the option to make
changes at any time without notice, in the process of continually improving our products.
Wright Manufacturing, Inc.
SAFETY ALERT
This is the safety alert symbol. It is used throughout this manual and on the mower’s safety
labels to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow
this symbol to avoid possible injury or death. Read these instructions carefully. It is
essential that you read the instructions and safety precautions before you attempt to work
on or use this unit.
WARNING
This symbol with the “WARNING” indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION
This symbol with the word “CAUTION” indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if
not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury.
1998-2011 Wright Manufacturing, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be reproduced or copied, in whole or part, without
written permission from Wright Manufacturing, Inc. Grass Gobbler, Gobbler, Leaf Gobbler, Velke, Pro 1, X2, Stander, and Sentar are
trademarks of Wright Manufacturing, Inc.
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PLEASE BE CAREFUL
TABLE OF CONTENT
PRE-DELIVERY SERVICE OF MOWER BY DEALER ...................................................................................................................................... 1
1. INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
1.1 TECHNICAL DATA ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
1.2 GENERAL SAFETY RULES ........................................................................................................................................................................ 4
1.2.1 DO’S AND DON’TS .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
1.2.2 WARNINGS .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
1.3 IMPORTANT INFORMATION ...................................................................................................................................................................... 5
1.4 SAFETY FOR OPERATION ........................................................................................................................................................................ 5
1.5 USER QUALIFICATIONS ............................................................................................................................................................................ 5
1.6 USER CLOTHING ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
1.7 INSPECT THE MOWER BEFORE EACH USE............................................................................................................................................ 5
1.8 REGULAR MOWER SAFETY...................................................................................................................................................................... 5
1.9 WORK AREA CONDITIONS AND INSPECTION ......................................................................................................................................... 6
1.10 INITIAL OPERATING SAFETY GUIDELINES............................................................................................................................................ 6
1.11 SAFETY FOR MAINTENANCE ................................................................................................................................................................. 7
1.12 OPERATION IN FORWARD DIRECTION ................................................................................................................................................. 7
1.13 OPERATION IN REVERSE ....................................................................................................................................................................... 7
1.14 ZERO-RADIUS TURN OPERATION ......................................................................................................................................................... 7
1.15 OPERATION ON SLOPES ........................................................................................................................................................................ 8
1.16 FUEL SAFETY .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
1.17 HYDRAULIC SAFETY ............................................................................................................................................................................... 9
1.18 USING A SPARK ARRESTER ................................................................................................................................................................... 9
1.19 REPLACEMENT PARTS ........................................................................................................................................................................... 9
2 WARNING, SAFETY AND INSTRUCTIONAL DECALS ................................................................................................................................ 10
3 SPECIFICATIONS ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 10
4 MACHINE DESCRIPTION AND OVERVIEW................................................................................................................................................ 12
4.1 OPERATOR’S AREA................................................................................................................................................................................. 13
4.2 MODEL & SERIAL LOCATION .................................................................................................................................................................. 13
4.3 CONTROL PANEL & STEERING CONTROL LEVERS ............................................................................................................................. 14
4.4 FUEL SYSTEM / SHUT-OFF VALVE ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
4.5 DIGITAL HOUR METER ............................................................................................................................................................................ 14
4.6 DECK LIFT LEVER.................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
4.7 SAFETY INTERLOCK SYSTEM ................................................................................................................................................................ 15
5 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................................................................................................................................... 16
5.1 INSPECT MOWER BEFORE EACH USE.................................................................................................................................................. 16
5.2 HOW TO START THE MOWER ................................................................................................................................................................ 16
5.3 HOW TO DRIVE THE MOWER ................................................................................................................................................................. 16
5.4 HOW TO STOP AND PARK THE MOWER ............................................................................................................................................... 17
5.5 DRIVING THE MOWER OVER A CURB ................................................................................................................................................... 17
5.5.1 NEVER DRIVE STRAIGHT ONTO OR OFF A CURB ............................................................................................................................. 18
5.6 MOWING ON VARYING TERRAIN ........................................................................................................................................................... 18
5.7 HOW TO ADJUST NEUTRAL.................................................................................................................................................................... 18
5.8 CHANGING THE SPEED/SENSITIVITY ADJUSTMENT ........................................................................................................................... 18
5.9 HOW TO PERFORM THE TRACKING ADJUSTMENT ............................................................................................................................. 18
5.10 HOW TO TEST/USE THE BLADE CLUTCH/BRAKE SWITCH ................................................................................................................ 19
5.11 HOW TO TEST THE OPERATOR PRESENCE CONTROL (OPC) SWITCH ........................................................................................... 19
6 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENT..................................................................................................................................................................... 20
6.1 TIRE MAINTENANCE AND PRESSURE ................................................................................................................................................... 20
6.2 HEIGHT OF CUT ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 20
6.3 BELT TENSION ADJUSTMENT ................................................................................................................................................................ 21
6.3.1 REPLACING THE DRIVE BELT ............................................................................................................................................................. 21
6.3.2 REPLACING THE CUTTER DECK BELTS ............................................................................................................................................. 21
6.4 HOW TO MOVE THE MOWER IF THE ENGINE WON’T START .............................................................................................................. 22
6.5 HYDRAULIC SYSTEM .............................................................................................................................................................................. 22
6.6 HYDRAULIC OIL TANK CHECK/FILL ....................................................................................................................................................... 22
6.7 SPRING PLATFORM ADJUSTMENT ........................................................................................................................................................ 23
6.8 LUBRICATION .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 23
6.9 BATTERY SERVICE ................................................................................................................................................................................. 23
6.10 SPINDLE AND DRIVE PULLEY SPLIT HUB R&R ................................................................................................................................... 24
6.11 CUTTING BLADES.................................................................................................................................................................................. 24
6.12 TRANSPORTING .................................................................................................................................................................................... 24
6.13 LOADING AND UNLOADING .................................................................................................................................................................. 24
6.14 CLEANING THE MOWER ....................................................................................................................................................................... 25
6.15 FUEL EVAPORATION SYSTEM ............................................................................................................................................................. 25
6.16 KAWASAKI ENGINE MANUAL / MAINTENANCE ................................................................................................................................... 26
7 ELECTRICAL SCHEMATIC.......................................................................................................................................................................... 27
CONSUMABLES PARTS LIST ........................................................................................................................................................................ 28
MAINTENANCE INTERVAL CHART ............................................................................................................................................................... 29
MAINTENANCE RECORD .............................................................................................................................................................................. 30
WRIGHT MFG POWER EQUIPMENT LIMITED WARRANTY ......................................................................................................................... 31
FEDERAL AND CALIFORNIA EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT .......................................................................................... 32
CUT QUALITY AND MOWING TIPS ............................................................................................................................................................... 34
PRE-DELIVERY SERVICE OF MOWER BY DEALER
WARNING
Before proceeding with the Pre-Delivery Service of your mower,
please read the safety instructions manual in its entirety. Only
your authorized Wright dealer should perform the Pre-Delivery
Service of the mower.
The Wright Stander X is shipped completely assembled and has been adjusted and tested at the factory.
However, due to the jostling of the shipping process and the delivery time lapse, the following items need to
be repeated again before starting the mower. After you have uncrated the mower, follow these procedures in
the order indicated:
Inspect the mower for any damage, unusual conditions or missing parts.
Inspect the mower for all of its decals, especially the warning decals. There should be one blade warning decal
on each side of the deck, the “shield missing” decal under the blade belt cover, and the dash decal.
Check service, parts and recall bulletins to ensure unit does not need any updates.
Check (and fill if necessary) engine oil level according to the engine manufacturer’s recommendation.
Check (and fill if necessary) hydraulic fluid level. Use fully SYNTHETIC oil: Mobil-1 15W-50 (see Hydro
Check/Fill section of this manual).
Check rear tire pressure – 18 – 22 psi. is recommended. Use the higher pressures for heavier operators. Front
Casters are equipped with non-pneumatic tires and do not require any air. Lowering tire pressure will affect
deck pitch. Always check pitch any time tire pressure is set below recommended pressures.
Lubricate all appropriate moving parts (see the Lubrication section of this manual).
Check the battery to see that the cables are tight and connected properly. The battery is 12 volts and is a
maintenance-free battery. Only charge the battery if it will not start the mower properly.
Check the “Quick Cut Height” deck adjustment system for proper operation.
Add regular unleaded gasoline to fuel tank. (use a minimum of 87 octane gasoline) (You may use gasoline
containing up to 10% ethanol and gasoline containing up to 5% of methanol.)
Check brake safety interlock.
Try starting the engine with the parking brake released. (Engine should not start. If engine starts, service
the parking brake locking system)
Apply parking brake
Start the engine according to the engine manufacturer’s recommendation. Let the engine run at low - mid RPM
for several minutes to ensure the engine oil reaches all of the engine parts and gets the hydraulic fluid
circulating through the pumps, etc.
Check if the parking brake locking system prevents the units from being driven while engaged. If not,
service the parking brake locking system.
Release the parking brake. Next, move the hand control levers, one at a time, to make the wheels move in
forward and backward rotation.
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Before testing the blade clutch/brake operation, make sure the area is clear and there is nothing vulnerable to
possible thrown objects from under the mower. No one should be near the mower deck or in its line of discharge
at this or at any time. The discharge chute deflector should be in the down position.
Move the engine throttle control to ¾ RPM speed setting.
Turn on the blade clutch switch. Run blades for approximately one minute. Next, engage and disengage the
blades a few times about 10 seconds apart. If the blades do not start and stop in a few seconds each time,
service the blade brake system.
With the blades on, disengage the OPC switch to test the Operator Presence Control switch (OPC). A time
delay has been added to the OPC system. The engine should die and the blades should stop with-in 6-9
seconds after stepping off of the foot platform. If not, service the OPC system.
Disengage the blades.
Drive the mower around on a level parking lot. Check that the mower drives in a straight line when both hand
controls are at the full speed position. (If not, refer to How to Perform The Tracking Adjustment section of this
manual) (The control handles may not line up perfectly)
As you drive the mower, listen for any unusual noises and test for irregular operation and adjust or service
as necessary.
Go over the safety information and operating procedures in this manual with the customer. Instruct each
customer in proper operation and observe the customer during their initial operation on a level parking lot.
Repeat until the customer is familiar and comfortable with the basic operation and use of the mower.
• Dealer:
Register the mower online within 14 days from the date of retail purchase.
(If unable to use the online registration process, contact your Distributor to
register for you)
Registering the product indicates you have successfully completed the pre-delivery
service checklist.
The limited warranty is considered invalid unless the unit is registered and the above
steps are taken.
Remember, the purchaser is both your customer and our customer and his/her
satisfaction is very important. Thank you for supporting our products.
The mower is now ready for delivery to your customer
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1 Introduction
This mower is built to the highest standards in the industry. However, carelessness or operator error
may result in serious bodily injury or death. Accident and hazard prevention are dependent upon the
awareness, concern, wisdom, and proper training of the personnel involved in the operation, transport,
maintenance, and storage of the equipment. Make sure every operator is properly trained and
thoroughly familiar with all of the information in this manual before operating the equipment.
This machine is constructed only for mowing grass on lawns without obstacles such as stones, tree
stumps etc. The machine can also be used for other tasks when equipped with special accessory
attachments; Grass Gobbler, Rear Bagging System and JRCO attachments. All other types of uses are
incorrect. The manufacturer’s directions concerning operation, maintenance, and repairs must be
carefully followed.
Lawn mowers and all power equipment, can be potentially dangerous if used improperly. Safety requires
good judgment, careful use in accordance with these instructions and common sense.
The machine must only be operated, maintained and repaired by persons familiar with the machine’s
special characteristics and who are also knowledgeable about the safety instructions. Use only
approved repair parts to maintain.
Accident prevention regulations, other general safety regulations, occupational safety rules, and traffic
regulations must be followed without fail.
Unauthorized modifications to the design of the machine will absolve the manufacturer from liability for
any resulting personal injury or property damage.
This machine is not intended for use in extreme environments, as a tow vehicle, on steep slopes greater
than 15 degrees or in an enclosed area without good ventilation.
1.1 Technical Data
Weight of overall machine
48” = 816 lbs, 52” = 890 lbs, 61” = 943 lbs
Machine dimensions
(Chute deflector down)
48” = 61.375” L x 49” (61”) W x 46.5” H
52” = 62” L x 53” (65”) W x 46.5” H
61” = 64.375” L x 62” (74”) W x 46.5" H
Speeds
Fwd. 9.5 mph, Rev. 5.5 mph
Power supply
12V DC
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1.2 General Safety Rules
The Wright Stander X is designed with your safety in mind. It has the following safety systems with
which you should become familiar:
• The warning decals on the mower including the parking brake and general warning decal.
• DO NOT disable any of the safety features.
• The blade switch must be “off” before starting the engine.
• You must be standing while feet are firmly on the platform to engage the blades.
• If you step off of the platform while the blades are running the engine will stop and the blades will
brake in seconds.
• Spring loaded chute deflector helps reduce trajectory of thrown objects.
• Belt/Pulley covers on cutter deck.
• Low center of gravity (CG) to improve stability on hills.
1.2.1 Do’s and Don’ts
Do's
Don'ts
Read the operators manual before attempting to operate this machine
Don't disable safety switches
Use all PPE's, eye protection, ear protection and safety shoes
Don't operate when lightening is seen
Ensure all safety switches are operational
Don't lift with a forklift
Keep all shields and covers in place
Don’t change RPM's outside of operating limits
Clean flammable material from machine
Don’t tow or push
Inspect fuel system and fuel lines for cracks, leaks and dryrott
Don’t operate on slopes when wet
Inspect area to be mowed for hazards
Don’t leave a running machine unattended
Only operate in daylight
Don’t change the engines governor setting or overspeed the engine
Mow safe distances away from drop-offs and other hazards
Don’t operate the machine wearing sandals, sneakers or any loose fitting clothes
Maintain a safe distance from people and pets
Don’t back up without being aware of what is behind the machine
Follow daily and weekly maintenance checklists
Don’t suddenly push in forward direction while machine is in a rearward motion
Observe traffic laws while driving machine from one location to another
Don’t operate a poorly maintain machine
Thoroughly inspect the machine after striking a foreign object
Don’t allow persons to operate this machine without reading the operator manuals
Turn off blades when not mowing
Don’t put hands or feet under any part of the machine while it is running
Slow down before turning
Don’t ever carry passengers
Stop engine before removing Grass Gobbler or cleaning under deck
Don’t discharge material towards anyone
Use caution when loading or unloading the machine onto a truck or trailer Don’t operate the machine if you are sick, fatigued or under the influence of alcohol or drugs
1.2.2 Warnings!
These warnings are provided to improve safety and should be carefully read before using or maintaining
the machine.
CAUTION
WARNING
This symbol with the word “CAUTION”
indicates a potentially hazardous situation
which, if not avoided, could result in minor
or moderate injury.
This symbol with the word “WARNING”
indicates a potentially hazardous situation
which, if not avoided, could result in death
or serious injury.
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1.3 Important Information
It is vital that these instructions are available to machine users. It is also important to retain with the
machine if the machine is sold or transferred to another user.
1.4 Safety for Operation
WARNING
The Stander X should only be used by fully trained operators to prevent the risk of injury to themselves or
other personnel. The owner’s/user’s obligation is to instruct themselves and all potential users in the safe
operation of this equipment and be sure they read and follow the instructions in this safety manual and other
material provided by Wright Manufacturing, Inc. before using or allowing others to operate the equipment.
DO NOT operate this unit unless you carefully read, understand and follow the operation and safety
instructions contained in this manual and the warning decals provided on the unit. DO NOT allow other
persons to use this unit unless you make sure they carefully read, understand and follow these instructions.
Never allow children to operate or play on the unit.
1.5 User Qualifications
WARNING
This product is designed for use by physically fit, experienced, professional commercial mower operators
who have a minimum of 160 hours of experience operating fifteen horsepower and greater industrial
mowers. Operators must be 18 years or older and weigh at least 120 pounds and no more than 350
pounds. They must have read and understood this manual. DO NOT allow children to operate the mower.
Never allow passengers on the mower. DO NOT allow adults to operate the mower without proper
instruction mentioned above.
1.6 User Clothing
WARNING
DO NOT operate the mower while wearing sandals, tennis shoes, sneakers, or shorts. Always wear long
non-baggy pants. Wear high-top leather steel-toed work boots with thick, textured tread, soft-rubber soled at
all times. Hard or smooth soled shoes are too slippery for a good footing on mower platform. NEVER wear
loose-fitting clothing or jacket pockets that can get caught on the handlebars or control levers of any mower
you drive. Wearing safety glasses, ear protection and safety shoes is advisable and required by some local
ordinances and insurance regulations.
1.7 Inspect the Mower Before Each Use
WARNING
DO NOT use the mower if any parts are not maintained in good operating condition. Examine the moving
parts prior to each use. Look for excessive wear, bald or worn tires, cracks in parts, loose or missing bolts,
cotter pins, linchpins or “hair” pins or cable yoke pins, control system ball joints and replace before operating
the mower. Make sure all safety equipment provided with the mower is in good operating order, including all
the warning decals and the required operator-presence device which stops the engine and blades when the
seat-operated Operator Presence Control (OPC) switch is released. (To test the OPC, follow instructions in
the Operating Instructions section of this manual.) Be sure that all parts of the hand-operated hydraulic
control system are tight and secure. This is to reduce the possibility that the mower could have a loss of
control during operation and compromise operator safety.
1.8 Regular Mower Safety
WARNING
Keep your Wright mower in good operating condition, and keep safety devices and shields in place and in
working condition. Replace worn tire(s) with less than 3/32” of any tread groove left. Use tires with the
tread pattern specified by Wright Mfg., Inc. only. DO NOT change the engine governor settings or over-rev
the engine contrary to engine manufacturer specifications. Failure to comply can compromise operator
safety, shorten equipment life and void your manufacturer’s warranty. Keep all nuts, bolts, and screws tight
to be sure the equipment is in safe working condition. Check the blade mounting bolts for proper tightness
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every eight (8) hours of operation. Check the blades for excessive wear and sharpness every four to eight
(4-8) hours of operation. Sharpen dull blades. Replace blades when they become excessively worn. The
mower should not be used after the blades or other part of the mower strikes a foreign object, until
conducting a thorough inspection and any damage is repaired. Make sure the chute deflector is always in
place and operating properly. Replace if the deflector becomes worn or ceases to properly deflect the
grass in a safe manner. See the instructions in the Recommended Maintenance section of this manual for
other items of required maintenance.
1.9 Work Area Conditions and Inspection
WARNING
Prior to operating the unit, carefully inspect all lawn/ground areas where you plan to use the mower for
hidden, hard-to-see objects or uneven ground that may be hidden in the grass. Clear the work area of
moveable objects such as wires, rocks, glass, toys, etc. that might be picked up by the mower and
dangerously thrown. Remove, if possible, or mark the location of all immovable objects or irregular areas
and be sure not to hit them with any part of the mower, its deck or the blades. Obstacles such as holes,
abrupt changes in ground contour, tree trunks, stumps or roots, pipes protruding from the ground, paving
edges, etc. in the path of operation can abruptly turn or stop the mower. This could possibly throw you into
the control levers or even off the mower, causing serious injury or death. The faster you are moving the
more potential there is for injury. Mow only in daylight or in good artificial light. Keep away from drop-offs,
the edges of ponds, streams, pools, etc. especially at the bottom of slopes. DO NOT mow when children or
others are nearby. When the Wright mower is in use, never direct the grass discharge toward bystanders,
traffic, cars or buildings nor allow anyone within 50 feet of the machine while in operation. Thrown objects
can pass through glass windows and some walls of buildings. There is extreme risk of danger from thrown
objects or being cut by the blades of the mower. Never operate the mower in an enclosed area without
good, approved ventilation. Exhaust fumes are dangerous.
1.10 Initial Operating Safety Guidelines
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WARNING
Read and understand the warnings on the general warning decal on the mower.
Regularly check and test the safety devices for correct function.
Recommended PPE is safety shoes, safety glasses and ear protection.
Keep both feet on the foot platform at all times.
Know the controls and how to stop quickly.
Before attempting to start the engine, follow all starting instructions below and in the engine operator’s
manual.
Look behind before backing up.
Before leaving the operator’s platform, even momentarily, turn off the blade clutch engagement switch and
apply the parking brake. Keep others from coming near the mower. Get back on the mower as soon as
possible.
When leaving the Wright mower unattended, turn off the blade clutch engagement switch, apply the
parking brake, stop the engine and remove the key. Never leave the machine unattended on a slope in
case someone disengages the parking brake. This could create a rollover hazard.
When transporting, driving onto transport vehicles, into buildings, across parking lots or otherwise not
mowing grass, raise deck and lock in the transport position and turn off the blade clutch engagement
switch to reduce risk of thrown objects and rotating blade hazard. After coming to a stop apply the parking
brake, stop the engine and remove the key.
Before performing any maintenance or repair service, disengage power to blades, apply the parking brake,
stop the engine, remove ignition key and spark plug wire from spark plug(s).
All operators of this mower should exercise caution when driving this mower at high speeds. Sudden
acceleration or deceleration may cause serious injury.
DO NOT allow inexperienced persons to operate the mower until they have read and understood these
safety instructions. Operate the mower at slower speeds while becoming familiar with it.
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• The grass discharge chute deflector must be installed at all times and in the down position except that it
may be raised when cleaning out the deck, or a grass catcher is installed or a mulch kit and block-off plate
is properly installed.
• If the mower discharges grass clogs, turn off the blade clutch switch, apply the parking brake, stop the
engine and remove the key before removing obstruction(s).
• Keep all shields and covers in place, namely, all blade and belt covers, engine shields, and grass
discharge chute deflector.
• Keep hands, feet and clothing away from rotating parts, especially the rear wheels, blades, engine
flywheel, belts and pulleys.
• DO NOT touch engine, muffler or hydraulic system while engine is running or soon after it is stopped.
These areas can be so hot as to cause severe burns.
• Clean grass, leaves and lubricant spills from surfaces after use to prevent fire hazard.
• Be alert for traffic when crossing roads or operating near roadways.
• Before climbing curbs, crossing gravel drives, sidewalks or roads, turn off the blades and wait for them to
stop, and then place deck into transport position.
1.11 Safety for Maintenance
WARNING
• Repairs carried out by untrained or unauthorized personnel may result in personal injury or serious
malfunction of the Stander X.
• If Guarding is removed for inspection and component replacement, ensure the parking brake is applied
and key is removed prior to inspecting or making repairs and that the guarding is replaced before
operation.
1.12 Operation in Forward Direction
WARNING
Operate the mower slowly until you become familiar with how the mower operates. Do not operate the
mower faster than conditions allow. For example, hills, wet or bumpy ground, dim light or high grass are all
conditions requiring slower speeds. Never operate the mower at the highest speed unless you are on level,
wide, open areas of clearly visible ground or transporting on paved areas. Speeding with any mower is
dangerous, and so is traveling faster than conditions should permit on this mower. Sudden stops from
excessive speed or falling off the mower may cause serious injury or death.
1.13 Operation in Reverse
WARNING
Keep both feet on the foot platform at all times. Look behind you before backing to prevent injuring yourself
or anyone behind you. Operate the mower very slowly, inching it backward until you become familiar with
how the mower operates. Always operate slowly if in an awkward location or position. While backing up
never place your foot or feet near the wheels or the mower deck to prevent serious personal injury. The
control system is equipped with a return to neutral from reverse spring. This is to aid the operator in
returning the mower to neutral after a reverse maneuver.
1.14 Zero-Radius Turn Operation
WARNING
During zero-radius turns (when one mower wheel rotates backwards while the other rotates forward) drive
extra slowly to reduce the possibility of losing traction, or control, or becoming dizzy. This will help prevent
you from being thrown off the mower or into the control levers. Be aware that if you do a turn on a slope you
may go through all of the orientations to a slope mentioned below and must handle the mower accordingly.
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1.15 Operation on Slopes
WARNING
DO NOT operate on steep slopes. DO NOT operate the mower on slopes steeper than you can feel secure
about the traction of the tires and the stability of the mower. DO NOT operate the mower on slopes at all
when the grass is wet. There is a danger of suddenly sliding sideways or down the hill. When operating on
a slope, travel across the grade whenever possible, not in an up or down pattern. Reduce speed and
exercise extreme caution on slopes and in sharp turns to prevent tipping or loss of control. Be especially
cautious when changing direction on slopes.
When pointing up a slope, your mower has the most weight on the drive wheels and therefore the most
traction at the tires. However, this is the angle that it has the most tendency to tip back (“pop a wheelie.”)
This is the preferred angle for mowing small areas of steeper slopes.
Recommendations for this angle:
• Lean as far forward as possible to shift your weight to the front of the mower.
• Accelerate gently. DO NOT accelerate quickly to avoid “popping a wheelie”.
• If backing down the hill, DO NOT stop suddenly but slow down gradually.
When pointing down a slope, your mower has the least weight on the rear drive wheels and therefore the
least traction at the tires. This is the angle that the mower has the most tendency to slide. However, this is
the angle that it has the least tendency to tip back. Avoid this angle, as it has the least advantage for your
mower.
Recommendations for this angle:
• Lean back with arms stretched out straight while holding onto the stationary handlebar. This adds more of
your body weight to the drive wheels for more traction.
• DO NOT change speed suddenly to minimize the tendency of going into a slide. Accelerate and decelerate
gently. If you ever go into an uncontrolled slide while pointing down a slope, control the mower gently and
stay off slopes that tend to make the wheels slide.
When crossing a slope sideways, your mower has the average amount of weight on the drive wheels
versus the front wheels, similar to level ground. However, this angle leaves the least weight on the higher
side drive wheel, tending to make it slip. This is the preferred angle for mowing large areas of gentle slopes.
Recommendations for this angle:
• Lean back. This adds weight to the rear drive wheels and will allow you to mow more quickly across the
slope without sliding. Remember it is recommended that operators weigh at least 120 pounds and not
more than 350 pounds. These are general guidelines only. The mower function and comfort will vary
depending on mowing environment, operator driving style and preference.
• To reduce the chances of “popping-a-wheelie”, do not accelerate quickly.
Note: Excessively worn tire tread is dangerous. Replace tire(s) with less than 3/32” of any tread groove
left. Use tires with the tread pattern recommended by Wright Mfg., Inc. only. Keep the tire pressure in the
drive tires between 18 and 22 psi. Higher pressures will cause the tires to have less traction which may
prevent safe operation. The front caster tires do not require air.
1.16 Fuel Safety
WARNING
Handle gasoline with care – it is highly flammable. Do not smoke while
handling gasoline. Use an approved gasoline container. Never remove the
fuel cap or add gasoline to a running or hot engine or an engine that has not
been allowed to cool for several minutes after running. Never fill the tank
indoors and always clean up spilled gas. NEVER store the equipment with
gasoline in the tank inside a building where fumes may reach an open flame
or spark. Allow the engine to cool before storing in any enclosure.
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WARNING
1.17 Hydraulic Safety
Use paper or cardboard and not hands to search for leaks. Keep body and hands away from pin holes or
fittings that eject hydraulic fluid under high pressure. Hydraulic fluid escaping under high pressure may have
sufficient force to penetrate skin and cause serious injury. If foreign fluid is injected into the skin, it must be
surgically removed within a few hours by a doctor familiar with this form of injury or gangrene may result.
Seek medical attention immediately. Make sure all hydraulic fluid connections are tight and all hydraulic
hoses and lines are in good condition before starting your Wright mower. Hydraulic fluid is under high
pressure. If you need service on your hydraulic system, please see your authorized Wright dealer.
1.18 Using a Spark Arrester
The engine in this machine is not equipped with a spark arrester muffler. It is in violation of California Public Resources
Code Section 4442 to use or operate the engine on or near any forest-covered, brush-covered, or grass covered land
unless the exhaust system is equipped with a spark arrester meeting any applicable local or state laws. Other states or
federal area may have similar laws.
1.19 Replacement Parts
WARNING
Use of parts other than specified parts supplied by Wright Manufacturing, Inc. may compromise the safe use
of the mower, are not recommended and their use could void the warranty. Always check with your Dealer
or the Wright Mfg website for the latest Illustrated Parts List for your equipment.
Wright is fully concerned with your safety. Please read the above again and again until you fully
understand the methods to promote the safest operation possible.
REMEMBER – YOUR MOWER CAN BE ONLY AS SAFE AS THE OPERATOR.
FAILURE TO FOLLOW SAFE OPERATING PRACTICES MAY RESULT IN
SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
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2 Warning, Safety and Instructional Decals
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Specific safety warning decals are located on the equipment near immediate areas of potential hazards.
Keep all safety signs legible. Remove all grease, dirt and debris from safety signs and instructional decals.
Replace worn, damaged or missing safety decals.
If an attachment or accessory has been installed, make sure current safety decals are visible.
1. Blade engage/disengage switch
2. Ignition switch, Off
3. Ignition switch, Run
4. Ignition switch, Start
5. Apply parking brake to start
6. Hydraulic oil access
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3
1
4
5
6
76490030, DECAL CE MAIN INST. PANEL
Throttle, Fast/Full
Steering controls
Throttle, Slow/Idle
76490031 DECAL CE THROTTLE INSTRUCTIONS
76490001 DECAL,
SHIELD MISSING
76490053 DECAL,
PARKING BRAKE
76460001 DECAL,
DANGER BLADE HAZARD
3 Specifications
Engine
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See your engine owner’s manual
RPM: Full speed 3600 +/- 50 RPM (no load) / Idle: 1550 RPM
Electrical System
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Charging System: Internal stator coil
Battery Type: Maintenance free
Battery Voltage: 12 Volts
Fuses: Two, 20 amp blade type
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Fuel System
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Capacity: 5.6 Gal. (L)
Type of Fuel: Unleaded regular gasoline, minimum 85 octane. Do not use gasoline containing
more than 10% ethanol. Do not mix oil with gasoline.
Fuel Filter: In line
Fuel shut off: On, Off located on fuel tank
Safety Interlock System
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PTO switch must be disengaged, brake engaged and the control handles in the neutral and
locked position to start the engine.
Operator must have feet on the platform to engage the PTO and brake off or engine will stop.
Drive System:
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Two Hydro Gear 12cc w/fans variable displacement piston pumps
Two Hydro Gear 15cu in. wheel motors
Hydro Oil System
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Hydro Oil: fully SYNTHETIC motor oil: Mobil-1 15W-50
Hydro Filter: Spin-on, 25 micron, no bypass / PN 34490002
Total Capacity: 3 qts
Tank Fill Level: Fill until fluid comes from fill port.
Torque Specifications
Critical Application
Wheel motor bolts (Securing
motor to support)
Wheel motor bolts / nuts
(Securing motor to support)
Clutch to engine shaft
Models
Big/Small Stander, Stander X, Sport X,
RH, WSES, Velke
ZK, MMZ, Sentar3
All Models
Big Stander, Stander X, Sport X (15P)
Wheel hub to wheel motor
ZK, MMZ, Sentar3 (15E)
All Others (12P)
Wheel lug nuts
All Models
Split Hub (Spindle & Drive) (Gr 8) All Models
Blade Bolts
All Models
48" Stander X
Width, deflector down 61" (155 cm)
Width, deflector up
49" (124 cm)
Length
61.375" (156 cm)
Height
46.5" (118 cm)
Weight
816 lbs (370 kg)
52" Stander X
Width, deflector down 65" (165 cm)
Width, deflector up
53" (135 cm)
Length
62" (157 cm)
Height
46.5" (118 cm)
Weight
890 lbs (403.7 kg)
61" Stander X
Width, deflector down 74" (188 cm)
Width, deflector up
62" (157 cm)
Length
64.375" (164 cm)
Height
46.5" (118 cm)
Weight
943 lbs (427.7 kg)
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Thread
Torque
Locker Range (ft-lbs)
Loctite
40-50
2760
N/A
103-125
Loctite
50-55
138-158
160-240
138-158
80-90
13-17
70-80
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
4 Machine Description & Overview
The Wright Stander X is meant to solely cut, bag or mulch grass. The use for any other purpose is not
recommended. Do not disconnect any safety switches or remove any decals.
1. Flexible Chute Deflector
7. Brake Handle
2. Rear Drive Tire
8. Engine
3. Fuel Tank
9. Muffler
4. Deck Lift Handle
10. Front Caster Tire
5. Control Handles
11. Anti Scalp Wheels
6. Stationary Handle Bar
12. Cutter Deck
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2
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4.1 Operator’s Area
1. Foot Platform
2. Foot Platform Adjustment Springs
3. Anti Tip Wheels
4. Battery Box
5. Brake Handle
6. Dash/Control Panel
7. Deck Lift Handle
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5
6
4
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2
1
3
4.2 Model & Serial Location
1- The plate is affixed to the left front corner of the engine deck.
2- Stated on the plate will be the model and
serial number, these will be needed when
ordering parts.
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4.3 Control Panel & Steering Control Levers
The Stander X speed and direction are controlled by using the control handles. Moving the control handles
equal distance forward or backward the machine moves in a straight line. By releasing the control handles
during operation, the controls will return to the neutral position and the machine will stop.
1. Control Levers
2. Stationary Handle Bar
1
1
3. Throttle
2
4. Choke
5. Digital Hour Meter
6. Ignition Switch
3
5
4
7. PTO Switch
1
1
7
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4.4 Fuel System / Shut-Off Valve
The fuel shut-off valve and fuel gauge is located on top of the fuel tank. The valve should be in the “OFF”
position at all times when the mower is not in use. Do Not fill the tank completely. Fill level is 1 inch below
the bottom of the fill neck. This will allow for the gas to expand.
OFF
ON
4.5 Digital Hour Meter
The Stander is equipped with a digital hour meter. Refer to operating/reset instructions below.
The programming specified is:
Default display: Hours
Press once (TMR1): Timer 1, press for 3 sec to reset
Press twice (TMR2): Timer 2, press for 3 sec to reset
Press three times (svc ENG): Will display time remaining until next
service point, hold down to reset. The first interval is 8hr, thereafter
100hr. Beginning 5hr before service point the meter will flash “svc
ENG, in [remaining hours]” every 5 sec.
Shut off engine: Will display how many times the engine has started.
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4.6 Deck Lift Lever
The “Quick Cut” height selector will adjust the cut height in ¼” increments. To operate, ensure the cutter
deck is in the full up and locked position, insert detent pin (1) in desired cut height hole, grab deck lift handle
and pull back to unlock the deck lift locking mechanism. Lower to the selected cut height.
Deck Lift
Handle
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4.7 Safety Interlock System
The Wright Stander X is equipped with a safety interlock system. The PTO must be disengaged, brake
applied and control levers in the neutral position in order to start the machine. With the brake applied, the
controls are locked in the neutral position.
Parking brake
safety switch
Parking brake applied,
locks control levers
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5 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING
If you are not completely familiar with the Safety Instruction
Manual read it now before proceeding with the operation of the
mower. REMEMBER THERE ARE CERTAIN PRECAUTIONS
LISTED IN THIS MANUAL THAT YOU MUST NOW TAKE BEFORE
STARTING THE MOWER.
5.1 Inspect Mower Before Each Use
Inspection of Mower: Do not use the mower if any parts are not maintained in good operating condition.
Examine all moving parts prior to each use. Look for excessive wear, bald drive tires or worn out front tires
(normally smooth), cracks in parts, loose or missing bolts, cotter, linchpin or “hair” pins or cable yoke pins
and replace before operating the mower. Make sure all safety equipment provided with the mower is in good
operating order, including all warning decals and the operator-presence device which stops the engine and
blades when the foot-operated Operator Presence Control (OPC) switch is released. To test the OPC, follow
the instructions given later in this manual. Inspect the two anti-tip rollers and their respective bolts at the rear
of the mower for tightness and proper operation. Ensure that all parts of the Quad-Lever™ control system
are tight and secure. This is to reduce the possibility that the mower could have a loss of control or safety.
Basic Operation: The following procedures are to guide you through the basic operation of the mower. You
should be a qualified mower operator according to the safety section of this manual. If this is your first time,
operation should only be done with the assistance of your dealer on a level area. You should go through
each step, in the order indicated, every time you start the mower.
5.2 How to start the mower
Before starting the engine
• Make sure the control levers are in the exact neutral position
• Apply the parking brake if it is not already set.
• Turn OFF the blade engaging switch if it is on.
• Turn fuel valve to the “ON” position.
Starting the engine
•Start the engine according to the engine manufacturer’s recommendation, see engine manual. Set the
throttle control lever near mid throttle, pull out on the choke control knob and turn the key to the start
position. Do not engage the starter for more than ten (10) seconds at a time. This may overheat the
starter and the wiring systems. Wait ten (10) seconds between attempts. If the engine does not start
after several attempts or stalls frequently, take the mower in for service.
After starting the engine according to the engine manufacturer’s recommendation, push in on the choke
control knob to open the choke valve, let the engine run for several minutes to get the hydraulic fluid
circulating through the pumps, etc. and to allow the engine to warm up. Do not over-rev a cold engine.
Unusual noises or irregular operation:
As you drive the mower, listen for any unusual noises and test for irregular operation and adjust or service as
necessary.
5.3 How to drive the mower
WARNING
While standing, both feet should be firmly placed on the foot platform. Set the engine speed about a fourth of
the way from idle. Release the parking brake. Now try moving the hand control levers, one at a time, very
slightly, forward and backward. Check to see if the wheels move forward and backward according to the
position of the levers. If not, check to see that the pump release valves are closed. With both feet still firmly
placed on the foot platform, increase the engine speed to about half of the way from idle speed.
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Release the parking brake. The higher engine speed will make the controls much more responsive and the
mower much quicker; Use caution if it is your first time. Now try moving the hand control levers, one at a
time, very slightly, forward and backward. Gradually increase your speed until you are well acquainted with
the operation of the hand controls and the mower’s behavior. After gaining a good feel for how the mower
handles, gradually attempt higher engine speeds until familiar with operation at full throttle engine speed.
5.4 How to Stop and Park the Mower
Come to a complete stop. If the blades are on, turn them off using the switch on the instrument panel.
Make sure the control levers are in the exact neutral position. Set the parking brake, reduce the engine
speed to idle, shut off the ignition switch to stop the engine and then remove the key from the ignition
switch. The mower is now parked. Do not leave mower unattended on a sloped surface.
Brake
OFF
Brake Applied
5.5 Driving the Mower Over a Curb
WARNING
To climb a curb, first see the Safety Instructions section of this manual, especially the parts on:
• Initial Operating Safety Guidelines
• Operation In Reverse
• Operation In Forward Direction
Next, raise the mower deck into the locked transport position. This is the highest position for the mower
deck. Then drive the mower in reverse at a 45 degree angle to the curb (with the left side of the mower
closest to the curb) until you are within an inch or two of the left-rear tire hitting the curb. Stop and then
gradually bump into the curb with that tire until it is just on top of the curb. If the tire slips even while lurching
the mower into the curb, then the curb is too high and you should use ramps or find another way. The
mower should still be at a 45 degree angle to the curb. Now, while maintaining the same angle to the curb,
continue to back up until the right-rear tire is close to the curb. Using the same technique lurch the right tire
onto the curb. After both wheels are on top of the curb, turn the mower counterclockwise and back up so the
left caster wheel comes over and last should be the right caster wheel as the mower is twisting to the left
(counterclockwise). The technique works the best if you try not to drive backwards at a near 90 degree angle
to the curb but get all of the wheels to go over while the mower is moving at least a 45 degree angle to the
curb. To drive off a curb, first try driving up onto it to make sure the curb is not too high. If the curb is not too
high, drive the right-front caster off first while driving toward the curb at a 45 degree angle (the curb should
be to your right). Then, maintain that 45 degree angle so the left caster goes over, then the right-rear wheel,
then the left rear wheel. Do NOT step off the mower during ANY maneuver.
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5.5.1 Never drive straight onto or off a curb.
WARNING
Never drive straight onto or off a curb. If you do the whole procedure at a very sharp angle it will tend to
minimize the contact of the mower deck with the curb and you will be able to more safely control the mower.
5.6 Mowing on Varying Terrain
See the Safety Instructions section of this manual, especially the parts on:
• Initial Operating Safety Guidelines
• Operation On Slopes
• Operation In Reverse
• Operation In Forward Direction
• Operation During Zero-Radius Turns
5.7 How to Adjust Neutral
Neutral refers to the mower movement when the engine is set to full throttle, parking brake is off, and the
control levers are in the neutral position. The mower should not move forward or backward during this time.
If the mower is moving forward or rearward, the neutral setting
must be adjusted. The hydraulic pump has a Return-to-Neutral
(RTN) device built into the linkage of the pump. Before adjusting
neutral, it is necessary to lift the rear drive wheels off the ground
using a jack and stands. To make the adjustment, loosen the ¼”
A
Allen bolt (A) and rotate the RTN device on the pump
corresponding to the wheel that needs adjustment. If the right
wheel turns in the neutral position, then the right pump RTN
needs to be adjusted. The RTN mechanism should be rotated
until the neutral position is found and then retighten the ¼” allen
bolt. Use care not to over tighten the allen bolt. Repeat the
procedure on the other pump if necessary.
5.8 Changing the Speed/Sensitivity Adjustment
The controls are initially set with the Speed/Sensitivity Adjustment in the faster, more sensitive position. If an
operator is not completely familiar with the mower operation the operator may desire to decrease the ground
speed. The slower setting has a corresponding decrease in the
Slow setting
sensitivity of the controls. In other words, a given amount of
Front
movement of the control levers will cause about a 25-30% change in
the ground speed making the controls less sensitive. After stopping
the engine, the adjustment is made by removing rod ends from the
current holes in the control system torsion bar and reinstalling them
into the alternate holes. The holes farthest from the operator position
are for the slower, less sensitive setting and the holes closest to the
operators position are the faster, more sensitive setting. You must
then perform the Tracking Adjustment described below.
5.9 How to Perform the Tracking Adjustment
WARNING
First ensure that the tire pressure is equal on both rear drive tires (18-22 psi). Drive the mower on a level
parking lot with the engine at full throttle. Check that the mower drives in a straight line when both hand
controls are held to the full speed position. If not, park the mower and stop the engine. The adjustment is
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made by loosening the jam-nuts on the control rods (this may need to be done to one or both control rods)
and adjusting the control rods. Once the jam-nuts are loosened at the top and bottom of the control rod
proceed to turning the control rod clockwise or counter-clockwise. Shortening the control rod will increase
the speed of the forward movement of the mower on that side. Lengthening the control rod will slow the
forward movement of the mower on that side.
In the “faster” Speed/Sensitivity setting (this is the factory setting) neither rod should be lengthened so much
that at full speed it pulls the pump control lever (on the sides of the pumps) against the internal pump stop.
Therefore, to reach the maximum capable speed, the rods should be lengthened one turn at a time until you
can feel, in the hand control, that the internal pump stop has been contacted. Then shorten the rod one turn
(damage to the hydro pump will occur if the controls are adjusted in a way that put direct pressure on the
internal pump stop). You will feel the slight resistance. There is no need to start the engine while checking
this incrementally. Remember, this procedure does not apply if the Speed/ Sensitivity Adjustment is in the
slower setting.
If the rod is made shorter it will increase the forward speed capability for that side of the mower and if the rod
is made longer it will slow down that side of the mower. So, if the mower is tracking to the left, either the left
side needs to go faster (by shortening the left-side rod) or the right side needs to go slower (by lengthening
the right-side rod). If the mower is tracking to the right, either the right side needs to go faster (by shortening
the right-side rod) or the left side needs to go slower (by lengthening the left-side rod). It is important that
neither rod should be shortened too far, as mentioned above.
The only reference point to limit the adjustment from becoming extremely off is the relative position of the
pump stop and the handlebar in the faster Speed/Sensitivity setting. Therefore, if everything is way off either
because you are installing new parts (or other reasons) you should only use the faster Speed/ Sensitivity
setting to get the tracking accurate and then change to the slower speed range and adjust the tracking only
one or two turns on either side.
After getting the mower to track straight, check and/or readjust the neutral adjustment on the pump by using
a ¼” allen wrench at the Return-to-Neutral (RTN) mechanism, if necessary. It is normal to make these
adjustments from time to time.
5.10 How to Test/Use the Blade Clutch/Brake Switch
WARNING
Before testing the blade clutch/brake operation, make sure the area is clear and there is nothing vulnerable
to thrown objects from under the mower. No one should be near the mower deck or in its line of discharge.
The discharge chute deflector should be in the down position. The parking brake should now be applied.
Move the engine throttle to ¾ speed setting. When mowing, the engine speed should always be at its
highest setting. The engine governor will regulate the engine according to the different mowing conditions at
that setting. Place both feet firmly on the foot platform and turn on the blade clutch switch. Run blades for a
minute or so. Try engaging and disengaging the blades a few times about 10 seconds apart. If the blades
do not start and stop in a few seconds each time, service the blade brake system or contact your local Wright
dealer. Under mowing load, the clutch’s life will be the greatest if engaged and disengaged at the ¾ throttle
level.
5.11 How to Test the Operator Presence Control (OPC) Switch
With the parking brakes applied and the blades ON, try lifting your feet off the foot platform to test the
Operator Presence Control switch (OPC). The engine should kill and the blades should stop within a few
seconds. If not, service the OPC system or contact your local Wright dealer.
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A
B
Access panel for OPC switch
1. Remove knob and detent pin (A)
2. Pull panel away from unit
3. To install, ensure bottom tabs fit into slots (B)
Foot Platform OPC
switch is located on the
right side of the cockpit
behind the access panel
6 Service and Adjustments
6.1 Tire Maintenance and Pressure
WARNING
Excessively worn tire tread is dangerous on all hills. Replace drive tires with less than 3/32” of any tread
groove left. Use tires with the tread pattern recommended by Wright Mfg., Inc. only. Keep the tire pressure
in the drive tires between 18 and 24 psi. Higher pressures will cause the tires to have less traction which
will force you to go slower and with less safety and give you a harder ride. Front Casters are equipped with
non-pneumatic tires and do not required any air. They do not have any tread but should be replaced when
excessively worn.
6.2 Height-of-Cut
Before Adjusting the Height-of-Cut be sure the mower blades are not spinning, and
both rear tires have proper air pressure. Check for even tire wear. The height-of-cut
can be adjusted the following ways:
• Pull the deck lift lever on the right hand side of the mower towards the rear of the
mower until it clicks once into the locked transport position. Then set the mower
blade height with the selector pin on the left hand side of the mower. Once the
proper height setting is set on the left, pull back on the deck lift lever on the right
side and then lower the lever towards the front of the machine until it stops at the
set height-of-cut.
Height Selector Pin
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Deck
Lift
Lever
6.3 Belt Tension Adjustment
The pump drive belt is self-adjusting, and requires no adjustment, just replacement. The blade drive belt
is self-adjusting also and requires no adjustment, just replacement.
6.3.1 Replacing the Drive Belt
• Stop engine and remove the key and wait for all moving parts to
stop.
• Remove deck covers.
• Remove drive belt access panel.
• Remove cutter deck engine to blade belt from clutch.
• Raise front of unit and secure
• Remove the clutch stop
• Remove belt by using a ½” ratchet and extension
to relieve belt tension.
• Reinstall in reverse order. Figure shows belt
configuration.
NOTE: Ensure clutch stop is reinstalled.
Clutch
Stop
6.3.2 Replacing the Cutter Deck Belts
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Stop engine and remove the key and wait for all moving parts to stop.
Remove deck covers
Remove belt by using a ½” ratchet and extension to relieve belt tension.
Reinstall in reverse order. Figure shows belt routing and spring compression direction.
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6.4 How to Move the Mower if the Engine Won’t Start
Rotate both of the hydro bypass valves on the side of each hydraulic pump about ½ turn counterclockwise. It
is important not to over tighten these. Damage may occur to the pump if this valve is over tightened.
WARNING
6.5 Hydraulic System
Whenever servicing the hydraulic system, it is of the utmost importance to keep any dirt or debris from getting
into the system. Clean off all parts before disassembly and assembly. When any of the hydraulic parts are
disconnected or removed or when the oil is changed, air must be bled from the system. If air is entrained in
the system, loss of power, excessive heat, and damage to the hydraulic pumps may occur. First, make sure
the oil level in the reservoir is correct. Use fully synthetic oil: Mobil1 15W-50. Lift the mower so that the rear
wheels are off the ground. Be careful to support the mower so that it will not fall or tip while the system is bled
of air. With the bypass valves open and the engine running, slowly move the control levers back and forth five
or six times. Now close the bypass valves and with the engine running, slowly move the control levers back
and forth five or six times. It may be necessary to repeat the above steps until all the air is purged and the
rear wheels are turning at normal speed. After purging is complete, adjust the oil level in the reservoir if
necessary.
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Low Pressure Feed
Low Pressure Return
High Pressure Hose
6.6 Hydraulic Oil Tank Check/Fill
Checking Oil Level
1. Ensure mower is on a level surface.
2. Remove hex socket plug from oil level port located in the front of
the tank.
3. Hydro oil should be at the bottom of the threads.
Filling Oil Level
1. Remove hex socket plug
2. Using a funnel, fill tank through oil level port until oil reaches
bottom threads of port.
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Fill Here
6.7 Spring Platform Adjustment
The factory setting is both springs set at the most forward position.
The more rearward the spring position, the stiffer the platform gets.
Adjustment will be to preference of feel. The two adjustment springs
should at all times, be positioned next to each other not one forward
or back more than the other. To adjust, loosen each spring retaining
bolt from the top just enough to slide it, then tighten with impact
wrench. The nut may spin using hand wrench. NOTE, do not loosen
too much, if the nut falls off, the foot platform will have to be removed
to reinstall.
There is an extra hole for a third spring for operators heavy enough to
bottom out the duel spring stock set up.
6.8 Lubrication
Grease with No. 2 general purpose lithium base or molybdenum base grease.
• Set parking brake, stop the engine and remove the key.
• Clean grease fittings with a rag.
• Connect grease gun to fitting and pump until grease
begins to ooze out from the bearings.
• Wipe off excess grease.
• Do not use spray lube of any kind on choke and/or
throttle cables.
6.9 Battery Service
The battery is 12 volts and is a maintenance free battery. Charge the battery only if it will not start the mower
effectively. Remove the battery from the mower before charging. Follow the instructions of the battery
charger for proper and safe charging of the battery. Always make sure the Positive terminal is connected to
the Positive battery post and the Negative terminal is connected to the Negative battery post. Reversal could
cause damage to the electrical system.
1. Lift battery box cover to access.
Battery Cover
2. Keep the battery and terminals Clean.
3. Keep battery bolts tight.
Battery Hold
Down
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6.10 Spindle and Drive Pulley Split hub R&R
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Remove 2, ¼” bolts from split hub and install in threaded holes in hub.
Slowly tighten each bolt, alternating as you tighten bolts against the pulley.
The hub will separate from the pulley.
Replace grade 8 bolts and install in reverse order using the assembly holes to tighten hub onto pulley
and spindle shaft.
Assembly
hole
Threaded
Removal
holes
Tightening will
separate the hub
from the pulley
Assembly
hole
6.11 Cutting Blades
WARNING
In order to maintain the best cut, it is important that the blades are well sharpened and not damaged. Bent
or cracked blades or blades with large nicks need to be replaced. Blades must be balanced after
sharpening. To change the blades:
• Stop engine, remove the key and wait for all moving parts to stop.
• Engage the parking brake
• Lift front of mower and secure in the raised position with jack stands.
• Remove the blade nut by turning counterclockwise.
• Install new or re-sharpened blade. (Ensure the blade spacers are reinstalled with the same qty and
location)
• Torque blade bolt to 70-80 ft/lbs / 95-108 Nm
6.12 Transporting
Use a heavy duty trailer or truck to transport the Stander X. Lock brake and block wheels. Securely fasten
the unit to the trailer or truck with straps, chains, cable or ropes.
• Fasten unit to trailer or truck using tie down locations shown in photos.
Rear Tie
Down
Front Tie
Down
6.13 Loading and Unloading
WARNING
Use extreme caution when loading and unloading units on/off trailers or trucks. One full width ramp that
extends beyond the rear tires is recommended rather than individual ramps for each side of the unit. The
ramp should be long enough so that the angles between the ramp and the trailer or truck does not exceed 15
degrees. A steeper angle may cause the mower deck components to get caught as the unit moves from
ramp to trailer or truck. Always put the deck in the transport (up & locked) position when loading or
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unloading. Never attempt to turn the mower around on the ramp. Avoid sudden acceleration when driving
up a ramp and sudden deceleration when backing down a ramp.
6.14 Cleaning the Mower
The underside of the mower deck should be checked and cleaned twice daily and more often if the grass
being mowed is lush or wet. The entire mower should be cleaned daily at the end of the work day.
Cleaning should be done with a leaf blower or low-pressure compressed air. Wash with water only when
necessary and do not use a pressure washer or nozzle as the water can enter bearings and electrical
connections causing an electrical short, rust and corrosion. When washing with water, avoid spraying near
the hydro cap and do so when the unit has cooled down. Washing a hot machine can cause various unseen
system damage. If water is used for cleaning, immediately dry it with a leaf blower or low-pressure
compressed air and run with blades engaged for approximately 10 minutes. Once the wash is complete,
always lubricate and grease all applicable areas.
6.15 Fuel Evaporation System
All Wright Stander X’s need to have this mandatory feature.
• Do Not alter or remove.
• Do Not fill past the “Max Fill Level” line.
• Over-filling could result in clogging the roll-over vent and/or contaminating the
purge canister.
• The vapor canister is located under the dash.
• Inspect and clean dust filter every 500 hrs or annually.
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To
Tank
Vent /
Purge
Dust Filter
6.16 Kawasaki Engine Manual / Maintenance
It is very important that all users of this unit read and understand the Kawasaki Engine Owner’s Manual.
This manual contains; safety awareness, emissions, maintenance and warranty information that is critical for
the care of your Kawasaki engine. Below is the periodic maintenance chart directly from the Kawasaki
Owner’s Manual, which is included with the sale of the Stander X.
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7 Electrical Schematic
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Stander X Consumables / Maintenance Items
P/N
Description
13990017
13990024
14990002
17460005
17460012
17460017
18410012
33410094
34490002
52410003
52410007
52420002
52420003
52460002
53490009
53490019
71410021
71440008
71440009
71440010
71440011
71440012
71440013
71460064
71460065
71460067
71460070
71460071
71460107
71460123
71460126
72490001
72490002
77410008
77410009
98460031
98460046
MACH BUSH, 7/8 ID X 1 3/8 OD X 14 GA
WASHER, NEOPRENE
HBUSH SMALL
BUSHING, RUBBER, .75 X 1.125 X .75
BUMPER, RUBBER, BLACK
CHUTE DEFLECTOR, RUBBER PC ONLY
DECK COVER KNOB
PLATFORM STOP, HOSE, 3/8 X 7/8
HYDRO OIL FILTER
SWITCH, OPC , 2 LB INTERNAL SPRING, BLACK
MODULE - TIME
THROTTLE CABLE
SWITCH, BLADE ON/OFF, RED
CHOKE CONTROL
SOLENOID
RELAY, FOR MAIN HARNESS
PIG TAIL 19" CLUTCH
BLADE, OFFSET, FUSION 16.5"
BLADE, OFFSET, FUSION, 18"
BLADE, OFFSET, FUSION, 21"
BLADE, CE ROLLED AIRFOIL LOW LIFT 16.5”
BLADE, CE ROLLED AIRFOIL LOW LIFT, 18"
BLADE, CE ROLLED AIRFOIL LOW LIFT 21"
BELT, WRAPPED, B SECTION, 64.04 EL (Drive/Hydro Belt)
BELT, WRAPPED, B SECTION, 57.04 EL (Blade - Blade, 52")
BELT, WRAPPED, B SECTION, 66.04 EL (Blade - Blade, 61")
BELT, WRAPPED, B SECTION, 52.04 EL (Blade - Blade, 48")
BELT, WRAPPED, B SECTION, 96.04 EL (Eng - Blade, 61")
BELT, WRAPPED, B SECTION, 84.04 EL (Eng - Blade, 52")
BELT, WRAPPED, B SECTION, 78.04 EL (Eng - Blade, 48")
SPINDLE ASSEMBLY, THROUGH BOLT, STANDER
WHEEL, PLASTIC, ANTI-SCALP
ANTI SCALP ROLLER
ROD END, 5/16-24
ROD END, 5/16-24 LH
BEARING KIT, CASTER ARM
CASTER WHEEL BEARING KIT, WITHOUT RACE
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BE
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FI R OW
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HO 8
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S
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HO 25
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HO 100
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HO 300
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Maintenance Interval Chart
EN
GIN
E
MAINTENANCE ITEM
*2
Inspect for cracks in frame, cutter deck or other steel parts
X
Inspect all belts for wear and alignment
X
Check all bolts and nuts for tightness (tighten as necessary)
X
Check hydraulic oil reservoir level and fill as needed - Use SYNTHETIC oil Mobil1 15W-50 (refer to Hydro Oil Tank Check & Fill)
X
Grease caster wheel bearings, yokes and brake handle pivot
X
Check tire pressure; Rear tires 18-22 psi
X
Check Deck Pitch, front blade tip should be 1/4" - 3/8" lower than the rear
blade tip (For best accuracy, have operator stand on platform while
measuring and adjusting pitch)
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Check and clean engine cooling fins with compressed air
Engine
*1
Replace fuel filter (when clogged)
Engine
*1
X
X
Check engine oil and add as needed
Engine
*1
X
X
Check for fuel or oil leakage - correct as needed
Engine
*1
X
X
Check and clean air intake screen
Engine
*1
X
X
Clean engine blower screen with compressed air
Engine
*1
X
X
Clean mower with compressed air-do NOT use a pressure washer
X
X
Check for loose hardware (e-clips, snap rings, nuts, etc.)
X
X
Check blades for wear and sharpness (sharpen and balance or replace as
necessary)
X
X
Clean out debris under blade belt cover
X
X
Scrape clean underside of cutter deck
X
X
Check blade mounting bolts for proper tightness
X
X
Check blade spindle mounting bolts for proper tightness
X
X
X
X
Inspect tires, replace as needed
X
X
Inspect and tighten all hydraulic hoses
X
X
Adjust parking brake shoes to firmly stop wheels when engaged
X
X
Clean and re-gap spark plug (replace as necessary)
Engine
*1
Change engine oil
Engine
*1
Change engine oil filter
Engine
*1
X
Replace air cleaner Primary Element
Engine
*1
250hrs
Replace air cleaner Secondary Element
Engine
*1
X
X
X
X
X
X
500hrs
X
Replace hydraulic oil filter with Original Wright filter
Completely inspect for excessive wear in all parts of mower, including
control system (replace worn parts)
X
X
Inspect and replace (if necessary) worn main cutter deck idler pulleys or
pulley bearings (if applicable)
X
X
Replace (if necessary) excessively worn caster wheels and roller bearings
X
X
Remove battery and clean battery, battery box and battery cable ends
X
Engine
Check and adjust valve clearance
NOTES:
*1 - Refer to Engine Manufacturers Owners Manual
*2 - Contact an authorized Dealer immediately if any cracks are found
*The service intervals indicated are to be used as a guide. Service should be
performed more frequently as necessary by operating conditions*
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*1
X
X
Maintenance Record
Date
Maintenance/Service Performed
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Unit
Hours
Shop/Technician
WRIGHT MANUFACTURING, INC. POWER EQUIPMENT LIMITED WARRANTY
THIS WARRANTY SUPERSEDES ALL PREVIOUS ON UNITS WITH A RETAIL SALES DATE ON OR AFTER 04/01/05
The WMI mower, including any defective part, must be returned to an
Authorized WMI Service Dealer within the warranty period. The expense of
lost production time and delivering the mower to the Authorized WMI Service
Dealer for warranty work and the expense of returning it to the Owner after
repair will be paid for by the Owner. WMI’s responsibility is limited to making
the required repairs and no claim of breach of warranty shall be cause for
cancellation or rescission of the contract of sale of any WMI mower. This
Warranty does not apply to any mower that was delivered to an Owner prior
to the Pre-Delivery Service as specified in the Owner’s Manual. This
Warranty does not apply to any mower that was shipped in a crate to the
Owner or delivered to the Owner by non-employees of an Authorized Dealer.
For the Owner’s protection and a valid Warranty, please note: WMI does not
permit Authorized Dealers to make non-face-to-face deliveries of the mower
and any who are found doing so are subject to immediate cancellation as
Authorized Dealers. This Warranty does not cover any mower that has been
subject to misuse, neglect, negligence, burning in any fire, an accident, or
that has been operated or maintained in any way contrary to the operating
and maintenance instructions as specified in the Owner’s Manual. The
Warranty does not apply to any damage to the mower that is the result of
improper maintenance or to any mower or parts that have not been
assembled or installed as specified in the Owner’s Manual. The Warranty
does not cover any mower that has been altered or modified changing
performance or durability. In addition, the Warranty does not extend to
repairs made necessary by normal wear, or by the use of parts or
accessories which, in the reasonable judgment of WMI, are either
incompatible with the WMI mower or adversely affect its operation,
performance or durability.
Wright Manufacturing, Inc. (hereinafter: WMI) warrants to the original owner
that the new WMI mower accompanying this document will be free from
manufacturing defects in materials or workmanship subject to the following
limitations and exclusions. Any part of the WMI commercial mower
manufactured by WMI and found, in the reasonable judgment of WMI, to be
defective in materials or workmanship, will be repaired or replaced by an
Authorized WMI Service Dealer without charge for parts and (except as
excluded below) labor. This Warranty is limited to the original Owner and the
mower this document was provided with and is not transferable. Dealer
demo units with less than fifty hours when first retailed shall also be covered
by this limited warranty. Proofs of Purchase, Authorized Dealer performed
Pre-Deliver Service and the First Eight Hour Service will be required by the
Authorized WMI Service Dealer to substantiate any warranty claims. All
WMI warranty work must be performed by an Authorized WMI Service
Dealer and item must be delivered to the dealer prior to the expiration of the
warranty period. This Warranty is limited to the following specified periods
from the date of the original retail purchase for defects in materials or
workmanship and will commence upon the date of original retail purchase.
This warranty shall apply only if the warranty registration form has been
completed and returned to Wright Manufacturing, Inc. within 14 days from
the date of original retail purchase. This warranty includes only the cost of
parts and labor (when applicable). This warranty applies only to the
replacement of defective or otherwise warrantable WMI OEM parts being
replaced with WMI OEM parts.
•
•
•
•
All parts and components (except as noted below) – 2 years
Belts – 90 days
Battery – 90 days
Engine – warranty covered by engine manufacturer and handled
through the respective Authorized engine Dealers
WMI reserves the right to change or improve the design of any mower
without assuming any obligation to modify any mower previously
manufactured.
All other implied warranties are limited in duration to the two (2) year
warranty period or ninety (90) days for mowers used for rental purposes.
Accordingly, any such implied warranties including merchantability, fitness
for a particular purpose, or otherwise, are disclaimed in their entirety after the
expiration for the appropriate two (2) year or ninety (90) day warranty period.
WMI’s obligation under this Warranty is strictly limited to the repair or
replacement of defective parts and WMI does not assume, or authorize
anyone to assume for them, any other obligation. Some states do not allow
limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may
not apply.
Exclusions:
Any damage or deterioration due to normal use, wear and tear or
exposure
All filters, engine oil, hydraulic oil, tires and tubes
Bent, fractured or broken parts occurring through impact or hard use
Clutch: linings, anti-rotation failure or other failure due to improper
replacement installation
Cost of regular maintenance service, parts or adjustments
Worn bearings (other than spindle bearings; see above)
Worn bushings, cotters, clips, pins and retainers
Grease fittings/zerks
Paint, paint fading, cosmetic imperfections and steel surface
imperfections
Fabric, cushion and rubber grip wear or damage
Cutting blades, light bulbs, fuses
Damage due to loose pulleys on shafts
Damage due to loose wheel hubs on tapered hydraulic motor shafts
Fire Damage
Abrasion or corrosion wear or damage
WMI assumes no responsibility for incidental, consequential or other
damages including, but not limited to, expense for gasoline, expense of
delivering the mower to an Authorized WMI Service Dealer and expense of
returning it to the Owner, damage by fire, mechanic’s travel time, telephone
charges, rental of a like product during the time warranty repairs are being
performed, travel, loss or damage to personal property, loss of revenue, loss
of use of the power equipment, loss of time or inconvenience. Some states
do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply.
This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights which vary from state to state.
Repair Parts Replaced During Original Warranty
All Repair parts (excluding wear or otherwise excluded items)
installed during the warranty period are warranted until the end
of the respective original period according to the categories
above except in the case that the respective original warranty
period expires in less than ninety (90) days after the
installation of the part(s). If this happens then the parts are
warranted for a total of ninety (90) days from the time of their
installation.
This Warranty applies to all WMI mowers sold in the United States of
America and Canada.
For the location of the Authorized WMI
Service Dealer nearest you or other
information, such as, Parts Lists and
Owner’s Manuals visit our website at:
www.wrightmfg.com
Rental Use
The above warranty periods are limited to maximum of ninety
(90) days for mowers that are used for rental purposes.
Wright Manufacturing, Inc.
4600-X Wedgewood Blvd.
Frederick, MD 21703
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FEDERAL AND CALIFORNIA EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT
YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), California Air Resources Board (CARB) and Wright
Manufacturing, Inc. (WMI) are pleased to explain the evaporative emission control system (EECS) warranty on your
2012 - 2013 commercial mower. In the United States, new equipment that use small off-road engines must be designed,
built and equipped to meet the Federal’s stringent evaporative emissions standards. In California, new equipment that
use small off-road engines must be designed, built and equipped to meet the State’s stringent anti-smog standards.
WMI must warrant the EECS on your commercial mower for the period of time listed below provided there has been no
abuse, neglect or improper maintenance of your equipment.
Your EECS may include parts such as the carburetor, fuel-injection system, the ignition system, catalytic converter, fuel
tanks, fuel lines, fuel caps, valves, canisters, filters, vapor hoses, clamps, connectors, and other associated emissionrelated components.
Where a warrantable condition exists, WMI will repair your commercial mower at no cost to you including diagnosis,
parts and labor.
MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY COVERAGE:
This evaporative emission control system is warranted for two years. If any evaporative emission-related part on your
equipment is defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by WMI.
OWNER’S WARRANTY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•
As the commercial mower owner, you are responsible for performance of the required maintenance listed in
your owner’s manual. WMI recommends that you retain all receipts covering maintenance on your commercial
mower but WMI cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of receipts.
•
As the commercial mower owner, you should however be aware that WMI may deny you warranty coverage if
your commercial mower or a part has failed due to abuse, neglect, or improper maintenance or unapproved
modifications.
•
You are responsible for presenting your commercial mower to WMI’s distribution center or service center as
soon as the problem exists. The warranty repairs should be completed in a reasonable amount of time, not to
exceed 30 days. If you have a question regarding your warranty coverage, you should contact WMI’s warranty
claims department at (301) 360-9810.
GENERAL EMISSIONS WARRANTY COVERAGE:
WMI warrants to the ultimate purchaser and each subsequent purchaser that the commercial mower is:
Designed, built and equipped so as to conform with all applicable regulations; and
Free from defects in materials and workmanship that cause the failure of a warranted part to be identical in all material
respects to that part as described in WMI’s application for certification.
The warranty period begins on the date the commercial mower is delivered to an ultimate purchaser or first placed into
service. The warranty period is two years.
Subject to certain conditions and exclusions as stated below, the warranty on emission-related parts is as follows:
(1) Any warranted part that is not scheduled for replacement as required maintenance in the written instructions
supplied, is warranted for the warranty period stated above. If the part fails during the period of warranty coverage, the
part will be repaired or replaced by WMI according to subsection (4) below. Any such part repaired or replaced under
warranty will be warranted for the remainder of the period.
(2) Any warranted part that is scheduled only for regular inspection in the written instructions supplied is warranted for
the warranty period stated above. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty will be warranted for the
remaining warranty period.
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(3) Any warranted part that is scheduled for replacement as required maintenance in the written instructions supplied is
warranted for the period of time before the first scheduled replacement date for that part. If the part fails before the first
scheduled replacement, the part will be repaired or replaced by WMI according to subsection (4) below. Any such part
repaired or replaced under warranty will be warranted for the remainder of the period prior to the first scheduled
replacement point for the part.
(4) Repair or replacement of any warranted part under the warranty provisions herein must be performed at a warranty
station at no charge to the owner.
(5) Notwithstanding the provisions herein, warranty services or repairs will be provided at all of our distribution centers
that are franchised to service the subject engines or equipment.
(6) The commercial mower owner will not be charged for diagnostic labor that is directly associated with diagnosis of a
defective, emission-related warranted part, provided that such diagnostic work is performed at a warranty station.
(7) WMI is liable for damages to other engine or equipment components proximately caused by a failure under warranty
of any warranted part.
(8) Throughout the commercial mower warranty period stated above, WMI will maintain a supply of warranted parts
sufficient to meet the expected demand for such parts.
(9) Any replacement part may be used in the performance of any warranty maintenance or repairs and must be
provided without charge to the owner. Such use will not reduce the warranty obligations of WMI.
(10) Add-on or modified parts that are not exempted by the Air Resources Board may not be used. The use of any nonexempted add-on or modified parts by the ultimate purchaser will be grounds for disallowing a warranty claims. WMI
will not be liable to warrant failures of warranted parts caused by the use of a non-exempted add-on or modified part.
WARRANTED PARTS:
The repair or replacement of any warranted part otherwise eligible for warranty coverage may be excluded from such
warranty coverage if WMI demonstrates that the commercial mower has been abused, neglected, or improperly
maintained, and that such abuse, neglect, or improper maintenance was the direct cause of the need for repair or
replacement of the part. That notwithstanding, any adjustment of a component that has a factory installed, and properly
operating, adjustment limiting device is still eligible for warranty coverage. The following emission warranty parts listed
below are covered:
(1)
Fuel Tank
(2)
Fuel Cap
(3)
Fuel Valve
(4)
Fuel Line
(5)
Fuel Line Fittings
(6)
Fuel Line Clamps
(7)
Vapor Hoses
(8)
Carbon Canister
(9)
Carbon Canister Mounting Brackets
(10)
Carburetor Purge Port Connector
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Cut Quality and Mowing Tips
Problem
Description
Possible Cause
Streaking is when strips of uncut grass are left behind.
Streaking
Stepped cutting is sharp ridges left in the lawn surface.
Stepped cutting is ussually caused by deck damage or
misadjustment, or blade damage
Stepped
Cutting
Blades are not sharp
Sharpen blades
Blades are worn down too far
Replace blades
Engine RPM is too low
Mow at full throttle
GROUND SPEED IS TOO FAST
SLOW DOWN
Deck is plugged with grass
Clean deck
Deck is not leveled correctly
Level the deck
Tires are not properly installed/inflated
Check and inflate tires
Blades are damaged
Replace blades
Deck shell is damaged
Repair or replace deck
Spindle is bent or loose
Repair or replace spindle
Blades are installed incorrectly
Reinstall the blades correctly
Scalping is when the deck comes close to or hits the ground.
Scalping can be caused by the deck is misadjusted,
Lawn is uneven or bumpy
uneveness in the lawn, or by deck bounce because ground
Scalping speed is too fast.
Deck cutting hieght is set too low
Stringers are sparse patches of uncut grass left behind the
mower.
Stringers
Solution
Roll or level the lawn
Raise cutting height
Deck is not leveled correctly
Level the deck
Tire pressure is uneven
Check and inflate tires
Blades are not sharp or are nicked
Sharpen blades
Blades are worn down too far
Replace blades
Engine RPM is too low
Mow at full throttle
GROUND SPEED IS TOO FAST
SLOW DOWN
Deck is plugged with grass
Clean deck
Recommended Mowing Heights
Grass
Tall Fescue
Kentucky Bluegrass
Bahia Grass
Bermuda Grass
St. Augustine Grass
Zoysia Grass
Minimum Height Maximum Height
1 1/2"
1 1/2"
2"
1/2"
1"
1/2"
3"
2 1/2"
3"
1"
3"
1"
Mowing Tips
Always mow at full throttle
Check deck pitch, front blade tip MUST be 1/4" - 3/8" lower
than the back of the blade tip.
Cut 1/3 of the grass blade, cutting more is not
recommended unless grass is sparse
Use a slower ground speed when grass is wet and lush or
when using a mulch kit.
Clean the under side of the cutter deck after each use.
Grass build up WILL eventually effect cut quality.
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Notes:
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Notes:
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4600X Wedgewood Blvd
Frederick, MD 21703
www.wrightmfg.com
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