Mountfield 1636H Specifications

INTRODUCTION
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INTRODUCTION
Dear Customer,
Thank you for having chosen one of our products. We hope that you will get complete
satisfaction from using your new machine and that it will fully meet all your expectations.
This manual has been written to help you become familiar with the machine and use it
safely and efficiently. Do not forget that it is an integral part of the machine, so keep it
close at hand for future reference and pass it on to the purchaser if you sell the
machine.
This new lawn tractor has been designed and built in compliance with current standards, and is safe and reliable if used for cutting and collecting grass following the
instructions given in this manual (proper usage). If you use the machine in any other
way or ignore the instructions for safe use, maintenance and repair, it is considered
"incorrect usage". In this case, the warranty is automatically voided and the Manufacturer is not held responsible for damage or injury to oneself or others.
Since we regular improve our products, you may find slight differences between your
machine and the descriptions contained in this manual. Modifications can be made to
the machine without notice and without the obligation to update the manual, although
the essential safety and function characteristics will remain unaltered. If in doubt, do
not hesitate to contact your dealer. And now enjoy your work!
AFTER-SALES SERVICE
This manual gives all the necessary instructions for using the machine and carrying out
basic maintenance.
Any adjustments or maintenance operations not described in this manual must
be carried out by your Dealer or a specialized Service Centre. Both have the necessary knowledge and equipment to ensure that the work is done correctly without affecting the safety of the machine.
If you wish, you can ask your dealer to prepare a maintenance programme personalised to your needs. This will help you keep your new purchase in peak performance
and maintain its value over time.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. SAFETY .................................................................................................................... 3
Regulations for using the machine safely
2. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MACHINE AND COMPONENTS ................................ 7
How to identify the machine and its main components
3. UNPACKING AND ASSEMBLY .............................................................................. 9
How to remove the packing and assemble loose parts
4. CONTROLS AND INSTRUMENTS ....................................................................... 12
Position and functions of all the controls
5. HOW TO USE THE MACHINE .............................................................................. 16
Instructions for working efficiently and safely
5.1 Safety recommendations ................................................................................ 16
5.2 Why the safety devices cut in ......................................................................... 16
5.3 Preliminary operations before starting work ..................................................... 17
5.4 Using the machine .......................................................................................... 19
5.5 Using on slopes .............................................................................................. 26
5.6 Transporting the machine ............................................................................... 27
5.7 Lawn maintenance ........................................................................................... 27
6. MAINTENANCE ..................................................................................................... 29
All the information for maintaining the machine in peak efficiency
6.1 Safety recommendations ................................................................................ 29
6.2 Programmed maintenance ............................................................................... 29
6.3 Checks and adjustments ................................................................................ 32
6.4 Dismantling and replacing parts ..................................................................... 33
6.5 Information for Service Centres ..................................................................... 35
7. TROUBLESHOOTING............................................................................................. 37
A help in quickly solving problems
8. ACCESSORIES ON REQUEST ............................................................................ 39
A description of the accessories available for special requirements
9. SPECIFICATIONS .................................................................................................. 40
A summary of the main specifications of your machine
SAFETY
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1. SAFETY
1.1 HOW TO READ THE MANUAL
Some paragraphs in the manual containing important information regarding safety and
operation are emphasized in the following ways:
NOTE
IMPORTANT
or
These give details or further information
on what has already been said, in the aim to prevent damage to the machine.
! WARNING!
Non-observance will result in the risk of injury to oneself or
others.
! DANGER!
Non-observance will result in the risk of serious injury or
death to oneself or others
This manual describes various versions of the machine, which mainly differ as follows:
– type of transmission: with either mechanical gear change or hydrostatic continuous
speed adjustment. The models with hydrostatic transmission are identified by the
word "HYDRO" on the identification label (☛ 2.1);
– the inclusion of components or accessories which are not widely available;
– special equipment fitted.
The symbol ➤ highlights all the differences in usage and is followed by the indication
of the version to which it refers.
The symbol “ ☛ ” refers to another part of the manual where further information can
be found.
NOTE
Positions on the machine, such as “front”,
“back”, “left” or “right” hand side, refer to the direction of forward
travel.
IMPORTANT
For all operations regarding the use and maintenance of the engine or the battery not described in this manual,
refer to the relevant manuals which form an integral part of all the
documentation supplied with the machine.
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1.2 GENERAL SAFETY REGULATIONS
! WARNING!
Read carefully
before using the machine.
A) TRAINING
1) Read the instructions carefully. Be
familiar with the controls and how to use
the equipment properly.
2) Never let children or people unfamiliar
with these instructions use the machine.
Local regulations can restrict the age of
the user.
3) Never mow while people, especially
children, or pets are nearby.
4) Keep in mind that the operator or user
is responsible for accidents or hazards
occurring to other people or their property.
5) Do not carry passengers.
6) All drivers should seek and obtain professional and practical instruction. Such
instruction should emphasise:
– the need for care and concentration
when working with ride-on machines;
– you cannot use the brake to regain
control of a ride-on machine sliding down
a slope. The main reasons for loss of control are:
– insufficient wheel grip;
– overspeeding;
– inadequate braking;
– the type of machine is unsuitable for
its task;
– unawareness of the effect of ground
conditions, especially slopes;
– incorrect hitching and load distribution.
B) PREPARATION
1) While mowing, always wear sturdy
footwear and long trousers. Do not
operate the equipment barefoot or wearing open sandals.
2) Thoroughly inspect the area where the
equipment is to be used and remove all
objects which can be ejected from the
machine.
3) DANGER! Petrol is highly flammable:
– store fuel in containers specifically
designed for this purpose;
– refuel outdoors only and do not smoke
while refuelling;
– add fuel before starting the engine.
Never remove the cap of the fuel tank
or add petrol while the engine is running or when the engine is hot;
– if you spill petrol, do not start the
engine and move the machine away from
the area of spillage. Do not create any
source of ignition until the petrol vapours
have evaporated;
– put back and tighten all fuel tank and
container caps securely.
4) Replace faulty silencers.
5) Before use, always inspect the
machine to check that the blades, blade
bolts and cutter assembly are not worn or
damaged. Replace worn or damaged
blades and bolts in sets to preserve balance.
6) On multi-bladed machines, remember
that the rotation of one blade can cause
other blades to rotate.
C) OPERATION
1) Do not start the engine in a confined
space where dangerous carbon monoxide fumes can collect.
2) Mow only in daylight or good artificial
light.
3) Before starting the engine, disengage
the blades and shift into neutral.
4) Do not use on slopes of more than
10° (17%).
SAFETY
5) Remember there is no such thing as
a “safe” slope. Travelling on grass slopes
requires particular care. To guard against
overturning:
– do not stop or start suddenly when
going up or downhill;
– engage the drive slowly and always
keep the machine in gear, especially
when travelling downhill;
– machine speeds should be kept low on
slopes and during tight turns;
– tay alert for humps and hollows and
other hidden hazards;
– never mow across the face of the
slope.
6) Use care when pulling loads or using
heavy equipment:
– use only approved drawbar hitch
points;
– limit loads to those you can safely control;
– do not turn sharply. Use care when
reversing;
– use counterweight(s) or wheel weights
whenever advised in the instructions
manual.
7) Disengage the blades before crossing
surfaces other than grass.
8) Never use the machine with damaged guards, or without the safety protective devices in place.
9) Do not change the engine governor
settings or overspeed the engine.
Operating the engine at excessive speed
can increase the risk of personal injury.
10) Before leaving the driving seat:
– disengage the blades and lower the
attachments;
– go into neutral and apply the parking
brake;
– stop the engine and remove the ignition
key.
11) Disengage the blades, stop the
engine and remove the ignition key:
– before clearing blockages or unclog-
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ging the collector channel;
– before cleaning, checking or servicing
the machine;
– after striking a foreign object. Inspect
the machine for damage and make
repairs before restarting and operating
the machine;
– If the machine starts to vibrate abnormally (check for the causes immediately).
12) Disengage the blades for transport or
whenever they are not in use.
13) Stop the engine and disengage the
blades:
– before refuelling;
– before removing the grass-catcher.
14) Reduce the throttle during engine
run-out. If the engine is provided with a
shut-off valve, cut off the fuel when you
have finished mowing.
D) MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE
1) Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight to
be sure the equipment is in safe working
condition.
2) Never store the equipment with petrol
in the tank inside a building where fumes
may reach an open flame or spark.
3) Allow the engine to cool before storing
in any enclosure.
4) To reduce fire hazards, keep the
engine, silencer, battery compartment
and petrol storage area free of grass,
leaves, or excessive grease.
5) Check the grass-catcher frequently for
wear or deterioration.
6) Replace worn or damaged parts for
safety purposes.
7) If the fuel tank has to be drained, this
should be done outdoors.
8) On multi-bladed machines, remember
that the rotation of one blade can cause
other blades to rotate.
9) When the machine is to be stored or
left unattended, lower the cutting deck.
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1.3 SAFETY LABELS
Your machine must be used with care. This is why labels with illustrations have been
placed on the machine, to remind you of the main precautions to take during use.
These labels are to be considered an integral part of the machine.
Should a label come off or become illegible, contact your dealer to replace it. Their
meaning is explained below.
1 Warning: Read the instructions before operating this
machine.
2 Warning: Disconnect the ignition key and read the instructions
before carrying out any repair or
maintenance work.
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3 Danger! Ejected objects: Do
not operate without the stoneguard or grass-catcher in place.
4 Danger! Ejected objects:
Keep bystanders away.
5 Danger! Machine rollover: Do
not use this machine on slopes
steeper then 10°.
6 Danger! Dismemberment: Make sure that children stay
clear of the machine at all time when engine is running.
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7 Danger of cutting yourself. Blades in movement. Do not
put hands or feet near or under the opening of the cutting plate.
A kit for towing a small trailer is available on request.
This accessory is to be fitted following the instructions provided. When using the towing kit, do not exceed the recommended loads stated on the label and follow the safety instructions
(☛ 1.2, C-6).
max 980 N (100 kg)
1.4 REGULATIONS FOR TOWING
max 245 N (25 kg)
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2. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MACHINE AND COMPONENTS
2.1 IDENTIFICATION OF THE MACHINE
The label located near the battery housing has
the essential data of each machine.
1. Acoustic power level according to
directive 2000/14/CE
2. Conformity mark according to
directive 98/37/EEC
3. Year of manufacture
4. Engine speed in r.p.m (if indicated)
5. Type of machine
6. Serial number
7. Weight in kg
8. Name and address of manufacturer
9. Type of transmission (if indicated)
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LWA
min-1
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kg
dB
S/N
Write your machine’s serial
number here (6)
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2.2 IDENTIFICATION OF MAIN COMPONENTS
The main components of the machine have the following functions:
11. Cutting deck: this is the guard housing the rotating blades.
12. Blades: these are what cut the grass.
The wings at the ends help convey the
cut grass towards the collector channel.
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13. Collector channel: this is the part connecting the cutting deck to the grasscatcher.
14. Grass-catcher: as well as collecting
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the grass cuttings, this is also a safety
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element that stops any objects drawn up
by the blades from being thrown outside
of the machine.
15. Stone-guard or deflector (optional):
this can be fitted in place of the grasscatcher and prevents objects drawn up
by the blades from being thrown outside
of the machine.
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16. Engine: this moves the blades and drives the wheels. Its specifications and regulations for use are described in a specific manual.
17. Battery: provides the energy for starting the engine. Its specifications and regulations for use are described in a specific manual.
18. Driving seat: this is where the machine operator sits. It has a sensor connected to
safety devices for detecting the presence of the operator.
19. Regulation and safety labels: give reminders on the main regaulations for working safely, each of which is explained in chapter 1.
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3. UNPACKING AND ASSEMBLY
For storage and transport purposes, some components of the machine are not
installed in the factory and have to be assembled after unpacking. Follow the instructions below.
IMPORTANT
The machine is supplied without engine oil or fuel. Before starting
the engine, fill with oil and fuel following the instructions given in the engine manual.
3.1 UNPACKING
When unpacking the machine, take care to gather all individual parts and fittings, and
do not damage the cutting deck when taking the machine off the pallet.
The packaging contains:
– the machine;
– the steering wheel;
– the seat;
– the front bumper (if provided);
– the battery;
– the grass-catcher (with instructions);
– an envelope containing:
– the instruction manuals and documents,
– nuts and bolts including a pin for locking the steering wheel,
– starter keys and a spare 10A fuse.
NOTE
To prevent damage to the cutting deck, raise it to its maximum
height and take utmost care when taking the machine off the pallet.
➤ On hydrostatic drive models: to make it easier to move or take the machine off
the pallet, put the transmission disengagement lever in position «B» (☛ 4.33).
3.2 FITTING THE STEERING WHEEL
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Put the machine on a flat surface and
straighten up the front wheels.
Fit the steering wheel (1) onto the protruding
shaft (2) with the spokes directed towards
the seat.
Line up the hole on the steering wheel hub
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with the hole on the shaft and insert the pin (3) using a hammer. Make sure the end
comes right through to the opposite side.
NOTE
To avoid damage to the steering wheel, use a punch or a screwdriver of the same size as the pin when hammering it through the hole.
3.3 FITTING THE SEAT
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Mount the seat (1) on the plate (2) using the
screws (3).
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3.4 MOUNTING THE FRONT BUMPER (if
provided)
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Mount the front bumper (1) on the bottom of
the frame (2) using the four screws (3).
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3.5 ACTIVATING AND CONNECTING THE BATTERY
The battery (1) is housed behind the engine
and secured with an elastic tie-rod (2).
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➤ Acid battery:
! WARNING!
Battery acid is corrosive and polluting. Wear protective
gloves and goggles when handling the
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battery and dispose of the battery
in accordance with the regulations in force.
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Unfasten the elastic tie rod (2) and
remove the battery and the guard
(3).
Pour the electrolytic solution (4) (acid not supplied: specific
weight 1.280 or 31.5° Baumé) up to the indicated level, distributing it evenly among the six cells.
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Close the six caps (5) supplied and charge the battery.
Put the battery back on the machine. The elastic tie-rod (2)
should be positioned behind the battery filler caps (5).
IMPORTANT
After activating the battery, always charge the battery completely with the help of your dealer, who will have all the right equipment. The battery
charger is NOT able to charge the battery for the first time after activation.
First connect the red wire (6) to the positive
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pole (+) and then the black wire (7) to the negative pole (–), using the screws supplied as
shown.
Apply silicone grease to the terminals and
check that the protective cap for the red wire
(6) is in place.
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IMPORTANT
To prevent the safety device in the electronic circuit board from
cutting in, never start the engine until the battery is fully charged!
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4. CONTROLS AND INSTRUMENTS
4.7 4.3
4.6
B
4.5
4.1
4.2
A
A
B
4.8
4.4
4.9
4.1 STEERING WHEEL
Turns the front wheels.
4.2 THROTTLE
This regulates the engine's r.p.m. The positions are indicated on a plate showing the
following symbols:
«CHOKE»
cold starting
«SLOW»
for minimum engine speed
«FAST»
for maximum engine speed
– The «CHOKE» position enriches the mixture so must only be used for the time necessary when starting from cold.
– When moving from one area to another, put the lever in a position between «SLOW»
and «FAST».
– When cutting, shift into «FAST».
4.3 KEY IGNITION SWITCH
This key operated control has three positions:
«OFF»
everything is switched off;
«ON»
activates all parts;
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«START»
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connects the starter motor.
If you release the key on «START», it will automatically return to «ON».
4.4 PARKING BRAKE
This brake stops the machine from moving when it has been parked. There are two
positions:
«A»
= Brake off
«B»
= Brake on
– The brake is applied by pressing the pedal right down (4.21 or 4.31) and moving the
lever to position «B». When you take your foot off the pedal it will be blocked by the
lever in the lowered position.
– To disengage the parking brake, press the pedal (4.21 or 4.31). The lever will return
to position «A».
4.5 HEADLIGHT SWITCH ( ➤ if fitted)
For turning on the headlights when the key (4.3) is in the «ON» position.
4.6 PILOT LAMP AND SOUND WARNINGS
This lamp comes on when the key (6) is in the «ON» position and stays on while the
machine is running.
– When it flashes, it means that the engine is not ready to start (☛ 5.2).
– The sound warning signals that the grass-catcher is full (☛ 5.4.6).
4.7 BLADE ENGAGEMENT AND BRAKE CONTROL
The mushroom switch allows you to engage the blades using the electromagnetic
clutch:
«A» Pressed
= Blades disengaged
«B» Pulled
= Blades engaged
– If you engage the blades without taking the necessary safety precautions, the
engine shuts down and cannot be restarted (☛ 5.2).
– Blade disengagement (Pos. «A»), simultaneously activates a brake which stops their
rotation in a few seconds.
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4.8 CUTTING HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT LEVER
There are seven positions for this lever (shown as «1» to «7» on the label), which correspond to various heights between 3 and 8 cm.
– To go from one height to another, press the release button at the end of the lever.
4.9 LEVER FOR TIPPING THE GRASS-CATCHER ( ➤ if present)
This pull-out lever tips and empties the grass-catcher. This means less work for the
operator.
➤ Mechanical transmission
4.21 CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL
This pedal has two functions: during the first part of its travel it acts as a clutch,
engaging and disengaging drive to the wheels, and in the second part it acts as a
brake on the rear wheels
IMPORTANT
Do not keep the pedal halfway between clutch engagement or
disengagement, as this can cause overheating and damage the transmission belt.
NOTE
When the
machine is moving, keep your foot
off the pedal.
4.21
4.22 SPEED CHANGE LEVER
This lever has seven positions for
the 5 forward speeds, the neutral
position «N», and reverse «R».
To go from one speed to another,
press the pedal (4.21) halfway and
shift the lever as shown on the
label.
! WARNING!
Only shift into
reverse when the machine has
stopped moving.
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4.22
N
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➤ Hydrostatic transmission:
4.31 BRAKE PEDAL
This pedal works the brake on the rear wheels.
4.32 DRIVE PEDAL
This pedal engages drive in the wheels and controls the machine's forward and
reverse speeds.
– To engage forward drive, press it towards «F» with your toe-cap. As you increase
the pressure on the pedal, the speed of the machine increases.
– Reverse is engaged by pressing the pedal with the heel towards «R».
– The pedal automatically goes into neutral «N» when released.
! WARNING!
Only shift into reverse when the machine has stopped
moving
NOTE
If the drive pedal is used, whether forwards or for reverse, the
engine stops as soon as the parking brake (4.4) is engaged.
4.31
4.33 HYDROSTATIC TRANSMISSION DISENGAGEMENT LEVER
This lever has two positions as
shown on the label:
«A» = Transmission engaged: for
all uses, when moving and
during cutting;
«B» = Transmission disengaged:
this makes it much easier to
move the machine by hand,
with the engine turned off.
4.32
N
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IMPORTANT
To avoid damage to the transmission unit, this
operation must be carried out
only when the engine has stopped
with the pedal (4.32) on position
“N”.
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B
4.33
A
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5. HOW TO USE THE MACHINE
5.1 SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS
! DANGER!
The machine must only be used for the purpose for which it
was designed (cutting and collecting grass).
Do not tamper with or remove the safety devices fitted on the machine.
REMEMBER THAT THE USER IS ALWAYS RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE AND
INJURY TO OTHERS. Before using the machine:
– read the general safety regulations ( ☛ 1.2), paying particular attention to
driving and cutting on slopes;
– carefully read the instructions for use, make sure you are familiar with the
controls and know how to stop the blades and the engine quickly;
– never put your hands or feet next to or beneath the rotating parts and always
keep away from the exit.
Do not use the machine when in a precarious state of health or under the
effect of medicine or any other substances that can reduce your reflex actions
and your ability to concentrate.
It is the user's responsibility to assess the potential risk of the area where work
is to be carried out, and to take all the necessary precautions to ensure his
own safety and that of others, particularly on slopes or rough, slippery and
unstable ground.
Do not leave the machine on high grass with the engine running to avoid the
risk of starting a fire.
! WARNING!
This machine must not be used on slopes steeper than 10°
(17%) ( ☛ 5.5). If the machine is likely to be used mostly on sloping ground
(never steeper than 10°), fit counterweights (supplied on reques ☛ 8.1) beneath
the cross-member of the front wheels. These improve stability at the front and
reduce the chances of tipping over.
IMPORTANT
All the references relating to the positions of controls are
described in chapter 4.
5.2 WHY THE SAFETY DEVICES CUT IN
The safety devices work in two ways:
– hey prevent the engine from starting if all the safety requirements have not been
met;
– they stop the engine if even just one of the safety requirements is lacking.
a) To start the engine, it is necessary that:
– the transmission is in “neutral”;
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– the blades are not engaged;
– the operator is seated or the parking brake is engaged.
b) The engine stops when:
– the operator leaves his seat when the blades are engaged;
– the operator leaves his seat when the transmission is not in “neutral”;
– the operator leaves his seat with the transmission in “neutral” but without applying
the parking brake;
– the grass-catcher is lifted or the stone-guard is removed when the blades are
engaged;
– the parking brake is engaged without disengaging the blades.
5.3 DIRECTIONS BEFORE STARTING WORK
Before starting to mow, it is necessary to carry out several checks and operations to
ensure you can work efficiently and in maximum safety.
5.3.1 Seat adjustment
To change the seat position, loosen the four fixing
bolts (1) and slide it along the slots.
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Once you have found the right position, tighten
the four screws (1).
5.3.2 Tyre pressure
Having the right tyre pressure is the main condition for ensuring that the cutting deck is horizontal and mows evenly.
Unscrew the valve caps and connect a compressed air line with a gauge to the valves.
The pressures are:
FRONT
REAR
1.5 bar (13 x 5.00-6)
1.0 bar (15 x 5.00-6)
1.2 bar
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5.3.3 Filling with oil and fuel
NOTE
The engine manual
indicates what type of oil and fuel you can
use.
With the engine off, check the oil level.
According to the instructions in the engine
manual, this must be between the MIN and
MAX marks on the dipstick.
MAX
MIN
Refuel using a funnel, but do not completely
fill the tank. The tank's capacity is about 6
litres.
! DANGER!
Refuelling should be
carried out in an open or well-ventilated
area with the engine off. Always
remember that petrol fumes are inflammable. DO NOT USE A NAKED FLAME
TO LOOK INSIDE THE TANK AND DO
NOT SMOKE WHEN REFUELLING.
IMPORTANT
Do not drip petrol onto the plastic parts to avoid damaging them.
In the event of accidental spills or leaks, rinse immediately with water. The warranty
does not cover for damage to plastic parts of the bodywork or the engine caused by
petrol.
5.3.4 Fitting the protection at the exit
(grass-catcher or stone-guard)
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! WARNING!
Never use the machine without having fitted the exit guards!
Attach the grass-catcher (1) to the brackets (2) and
centre it up with the rear plate, so that the two reference marks (3) coincide.
Centering is ensured by using the right bracket as
lateral support.
Make sure that the lower pipe of the grass-catcher
opening is attached to the pawl (4).
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If you decide to mow without the grass-catcher,
you can mount an optional stone-guard kit (☛ 8.2).
This has to be attached to the rear plate as indicated in the instructions.
5.3.5 Checking machine safety and efficiency
1. Check that the safety devices function as described (☛ 5.2).
2. Check that the brake is in perfect working order.
3. Do not start mowing if the blades vibrate or if you are unsure whether they are
sharp enough. Always remember that:
– A badly sharpened blade pulls at the grass and causes the lawn to turn yellow.
– A loose blade causes unwanted vibrations and can be dangerous.
! WARNING!
Do not use the machine if you are unsure whether it is working safely or efficiently. If in doubt, contact your Dealer immediately to make
the necessary checks and repairs.
5.4 USING THE MACHINE
5.4.1 Starting
! DANGER!
The engine must be started in an open or well-ventilated
area! ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT EXHAUST GASES ARE TOXIC!
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To start the engine:
– open the fuel stopcock (1) ( ➤ if fitted);
– shift in the gear into neutral («N») (☛ 4.22 or 4.32);
– disengage the blades (☛ 4.7);
– apply the parking brake on sloping ground;
– when starting from cold, move the throttle to the
«CHOKE» position shown on the label;
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– if the engine is already warm, position the lever between «SLOW» and «FAST»;
– put in the ignition key and turn to «ON» to make electrical contact, then turn to
«START» to start the engine;
– release the key once the engine has started.
When the engine has started, move the throttle to «SLOW».
IMPORTANT
The choke must be closed as soon as the engine is running
smoothly. Using it when the engine is already warm can foul the spark plugs and
cause the engine to run erratically.
NOTE
If there are engine starting problems, do not insist as you can risk
running the battery flat and flooding the engine. Turn the key to «OFF», wait for a few
seconds and then repeat the operation. If the malfunction persists, refer to the
engine manual and chapter «7» in this manual.
IMPORTANT
Always bear in mind that the safety devices prevent the engine
from starting if safety requirements have not been met (☛ 5.2).
In these cases, once the situation has been corrected, the key must first be turned
back to «OFF» before the engine can be restarted.
5.4.2 Starting and moving without mowing
! WARNING!
This machine has not been approved for use on public roads.
It has to be used (as indicated by the highway code) in private areas closed to
traffic.
When moving the machine, the blades must be disengaged and the cutting deck
raised as high as possible (position «7»).
➤ Mechanical transmission:
Position the throttle between «SLOW» and
«FAST», and the gear lever in 1st gear (☛ 4.22).
Keep the pedal pressed down and release the parking brake. Slowly release the
pedal to shift from “brake” to “clutch”, thus operating the rear wheels (☛ 4.21).
! WARNING!
The pedal has to be released gradually, as a sudden
engagement may cause the vehicle to tip over and the driver to lose control.
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Gradually reach the desired speed using the throttle and gear lever. To change gear,
press the clutch halfway down (☛ 4.21).
➤ Hydrostatic transmission:
When moving the machine from one area to
another, position the throttle between «SLOW» and «FAST».
Disengage the parking brake and release the brake pedal (☛ 4.31).
Press the drive pedal (☛ 4.32) in direction «F» and reach the required speed by
gradually increasing pressure on the pedal and working the throttle.
! WARNING!
Drive must be engaged as described (☛ 4.32) ) to prevent
sudden engagement from causing tipping up and loss of control of the vehicle,
particularly on slopes.
5.4.3 Braking
First reduce the machine’s speed by reducing the engine’s r.p.m., and then press the
brake pedal (☛ 4.21 or 4.31) to slow down the machine until it stops.
➤ Hydrostatic transmission:
The machine already slows down considerably
by just releasing the drive pedal.
5.4.4 Reverse
IMPORTANT
Reverse must be engaged only when the machine has stopped
moving.
➤ Mechanical transmission:
Press the pedal until the machine stops and
then go into reverse by shifting the lever sideways and into position «R» (☛ 4.22).
Gradually release the pedal to engage the clutch and then begin moving in reverse.
➤ Hydrostatic transmission:
When the machine has stopped moving, start
reversing by pressing the drive pedal in direction «R» (☛ 4.32).
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5.4.5 Grass cutting
To start cutting:
–
–
–
–
move the throttle to «FAST»;
raise the cutting deck as high as possible;
engage the blades (☛ 4.9);
start moving forwards on the grass very slowly and with utmost caution, as already
described;
– regulate the cutting height and speed (☛ 4.8) considering the conditions of the lawn
(the height, density and dampness of the grass).
! WARNING!
When cutting on sloping ground, reduce your speed to
ensure safe conditions ( ☛ 1.2 - 5.5).
Whatever the conditions, always reduce the speed if you notice a drop in engine speed
– if you travel too fast compared to the amount of grass being cut, you will not be able
to mow the grass well.
Disengage the blades and raise the cutting deck as high as possible whenever you
need to get past an obstacle.
5.4.6 Emptying the grass-catcher
NOTE
This operation can only be done with the blades disengaged, otherwise the engine stops.
Do not let the grass-catcher become too full as this may block the collector channel.
When the grass-catcher is full you will hear a
sound warning. At this point:
– disengage the blades (☛ 4.7) and the sound
will stop;
– lower the engine speed;
– shift into neutral (N) (☛ 4.22 - Mechanical
transmission or 4.32 - Hydrostatic transmission) and stop moving forward;
– engage the parking brake on slopes;
– pull out the lever (1) and tip up the grasscatcher to empty it;
– close the grass-catcher so that it hooks onto
the pawl (2).
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5.4.7 Unblocking the collector channel
Cutting very tall or wet grass, particularly at excessively high speed, can clog up the
collector channel. If this happens proceed as follows:
– stop moving forward, disengage the blades and stop the engine;
– remove the grass-catcher or stone-guard;
– remove the grass cuttings; you can reach them from the exit of the collector channel.
! WARNING!
This job must only be performed with the engine turned off.
5.4.8 End of mowing
When you have finished mowing, disengage the blades, lower the engine speed and
ride the machine with the cutting deck raised as high as possible.
5.4.9 End of work
Stop the machine, move the throttle to «SLOW» and turn
off the engine by turning the key to «OFF».
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When the engine has stopped, close the fuel stopcock (1)
( ➤ if fitted).
! WARNING!
To avoid backfire, position the
throttle on «SLOW» for 20 seconds before stopping
the engine.
! WARNING!
Always take out the ignition key before leaving the machine
unattended!
IMPORTANT
To keep the battery charged, do not leave the key in the «ON»
position when the engine is not running.
5.4.10 Cleaning the machine
After use, clean the outside of the machine, empty the grass-catcher and shake it to
remove grass and other debris.
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! WARNING!
Always empty the grass-catcher and do not leave containers
full of cut grass inside a room.
Clean the plastic parts of the body with a damp sponge using water and detergent,
taking care not to wet the engine, the electrical parts or the electronic circuit board
located under the dashboard.
IMPORTANT
Never use hose nozzles or harsh detergents to clean the body-
work or the engine!
When washing the inside of the cutting deck
and the collector channel, the machine must be
on firm ground with:
– the grass-catcher or stone-guard fitted;
– the operator seated;
– the engine running;
– the transmission in neutral;
– the blades engaged.
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Connect a water hose to each of the pipe fittings (1) one at a time and run water through
each one for a few minutes, with the blades
moving.
When washing, the cutting deck should be lowered right down. Take off the grasscatcher, empty and rinse it, and then put it in a position where it can dry quickly.
5.4.11 Storage and inactivity for long periods
If you intend not to use the machine for a long period (more than 1 month), disconnect
the battery cables and follow the instructions in the engine instruction manual.
Empty the fuel tank by disconnecting the tube situated at the inlet of the fuel filter (1)
and follow the instructions in the engine manual.
! WARNING!
Carefully remove any dry grass
cuttings which may have collected around the
engine or silencer to prevent their catching fire
the next time the machine is used!
Put the machine away in a dry, sheltered place and
preferably covered with a cloth (☛ 8.4).
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IMPORTANT
The battery must be kept in a cool and dry place. Before a long
storage period (more than 1 month), always charge the battery, and then recharge
before using again (☛ 6.2.4).
The next time the machine is used, check that there are no fuel leaks from the tubes,
fuel stopcock or carburettor.
5.4.12 Card protection device
The electronic circuit board has a self-resetting protector which breaks the circuit if
there is a fault in the electrical system. It results in the stopping of the engine and the
switching off of the lamp.
The circuit automatically resets after a few seconds but the cause of the fault should
be ascertained and dealt with to avoid reactivating the protection device.
IMPORTANT
To avoid activating the protection device:
– do not invert the leads on the battery terminals;
– do not use the machine without its battery or damage may be caused to the
charging regulator;
– be careful not to cause short-circuits.
5.4.13 Summary of main steps to follow when using the machine
To ...
You will need to ...
Start the engine (☛ 5.4.1)
Open the fuel stopcock, ensure that all the conditions
allowing starting are met, and then turn the key.
Go forward (☛ 5.4.2)
Apply the throttle;
➤ Mechanical transmission: press the pedal right down,
shift into forward gear ( ☛ 4.22) eand slowly release the
pedal;
➤ Hydrostatic transmission: press the drive pedal forwards (☛ 4.32);
Brake or stop (☛ 5.4.3)
Reduce the engine speed and press the brake pedal.
Reverse (☛ 5.4.4)
Stop the machine;
➤ Mechanical transmission: shift into neutral (N), push
the pedal right down, go into reverse, (☛ 4.22) and then
gradually release the pedal;
➤ Hydrostatic transmission: press the drive pedal backwards ( ☛ 4.32).
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To ...
You will need to ...
Cut the grass (☛ 5.4.5)
Fit the grass-catcher or stone-guard and apply the throttle;
engage the blades and adjust the cutting height.
➤ Mechanical transmission: push the pedal right down,
shift into forward gear ( ☛ 4.22) and then gradually
release the pedal;
➤ Hydrostatic transmission: press the drive pedal forwards ( ☛ 4.32);
Empty the grass-catcher (☛ 5.4.6)
Stop moving forwards, disengage the blades and pull out
the lever to tip up the grass-catcher.
Unblock the collector channel (☛ 5.4.7) Stop moving forwards, disengage the blades and turn off
the engine. Remove the grass-catcher and clean the collector channel.
Finish mowing (☛ 5.4.8)
Disengage the blades and reduce the engine speed.
Stop the engine (☛ 5.4.9)
Reduce the engine speed, wait a few seconds, turn the key
and close the fuel stopcock.
Store the machine (☛ 5.4.10)
Engage the parking brake, remove the key and, if necessary, wash the machine, the inside of the cutting deck, the
collector channel and the grass-catcher.
5.5 USING THE MACHINE ON SLOPING GROUND
Only mow on slopes with gradients up to the
maximum already mentioned (max 10° 17%).
Lawns on a slope have to be mowed moving
up and down and never across them. When
changing direction, take great care that the
wheels facing up the slope do not hit any
obstacles (such as stones, branches, roots,
max 10° (17%)
etc.) that may cause the machine to slide
sideways, tip over or make you lose control.
! DANGER!
REDUCE SPEED BEFORE ANY CHANGE OF DIRECTION ON
SLOPES, and always apply the parking brake before leaving the machine at a
standstill and unattended.
! WARNING!
Start moving forwards very carefully on sloping ground to
prevent the risk of tipping over. Reduce the forward speed before going on a
slope, particularly downhill.
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! DANGER!
Never use reverse to reduce speed going downhill: this could
cause you to lose control of the vehicle, especially on slippery ground.
➤ Mechanical transmission:
! DANGER!
Never ride the machine on slopes in neutral or with the
clutch out! Always shift into a low gear before leaving the machine at a
standstill and unattended.
➤ Hydrostatic transmission:
Go down slopes with your foot off the drive pedal (☛ 4.32), to use the braking effect
of the hydrostatic drive when the transmission is not engaged.
5.6 TRANSPORTING
! WARNING!
If the machine is transported on a truck or trailer, use suitable equipment for lifting and enough people for the weight involved and the
type of lifting system used. The machine must never be lifted by rope and tackle. During transport, close the fuel stopcock ( ➤ if fitted), lower the cutting
deck, apply the parking brake and fasten the machine securely with ropes or
chains to the hauling device.
5.7 LAWN MAINTENANCE
1. To keep a lawn green, soft and attractive, it should be cut regularly without damaging the grass. A lawn can be composed of different types of grass. If the lawn is cut
frequently, grass and roots grow more vigorously, forming a solid grassy bed. If the
lawn is cut is less frequently, higher grass and weeds start growing (plus daisies and
clovers, etc.).
2. It is always better to cut the grass when dry.
3. The blades must be in good condition and well sharpened so that the grass is cut
straight without a ragged edge that leads to yellowing at the ends.
4. The engine must run at full speed, both to ensure a sharp cut of the grass and to
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get the necessary thrust to push the cuttings through the collector channel.
5. The frequency of mowing should be in relation to the rate of growth of the grass.
The grass should not be left to grow too much between one cut and the next.
6. During hot and dry periods, the grass should be cut a little higher to prevent the
ground from drying out.
7. The best height of the grass on a
well-kept lawn is approx. 4-5 cm.
With one cut, you do not need to
remove more than a third of the total
height.
If the grass is very tall, it should be cut
twice in a twenty-four hour period - the
first time with the blades at maximum
height, possibly reducing the cutting
width, and the second cut at the
desired height.
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8. The appearance of the lawn will improve if you alternate cutting in both directions.
9. If the collector system tends to get blocked with grass, you should reduce the forward speed as it may be too high for the condition of the grass. If the problem persists, the probable causes are either badly sharpened blades or deformed wings.
10. Be very careful when mowing near bushes or kerbs as these could distort the horizontal position of the cutting deck and damage its edge as well as the blades.
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6. MAINTENANCE
6.1 SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS
! WARNING!
Before cleaning or doing maintenance work, take out the
ignition key and read the relevant instructions. Wear adequate clothing and
work gloves whenever your hands are at risk.
! WARNING!
Never use the machine with worn or damaged parts. Faulty
or worn-out parts must always be replaced and not repaired. Only use original
spare parts: Parts that are not of the same quality can damage the equipment
and affect your safety and that of others.
IMPORTANT
Never dispose of used oil, fuel, batteries or other pollutants in
unauthorised places!
6.2 PROGRAMMED MAINTENANCE
Operation
Hours
1. MACHINE
1.1 Check of fastening and sharpness of blades
1.2 Blade replacement
25
100
1.3 Transmission belt check
25
1.4 Transmission belt replacement
2)
1.5 Blade belt check
–
25
1.6 Blade belt replacement
2)
1.7 Drive adjustment and check
–
10
1.8 Blade brake and engagement check
10
1.9 Bolt and screw check
25
1.10 General lubrication
3)
25
2. ENGINE 1)
2.1 Engine oil change
.....
2.2 Air filter cleaning and check
.....
2.3 Air filter replacement
.....
2.4 Fuel filter check
.....
2.5 Fuel filter replacement
.....
2.6 Spark plug contacts check and cleaning
.....
2.7 Spark plug replacement
.....
Completed (Date or Time)
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See the engine manual for the full list and frequency.
At the first signs of wear, contact your dealer to replace the part.
General lubrication of all joints should also be carried out whenever the machine is
to be left unused for a long period.
The above table is there to help you maintain your machine’s safety and performance.
It shows the main maintenance and lubrication operations and their frequency. To the
right of each item, there is a box where you can write the date or after how many operating hours the work was carried out.
! WARNING!
All checks, adjustments and replacements not described in
chapters 6.3 and 6.4 of this manual must be carried out by your Dealer or a
specialized Service Centre. Both have the necessary knowledge and tools to
ensure that the work is carried out correctly without affecting the safety of the
machine.
6.2.1 Summary of main situations where servicing operation may be required
Whenever ...
You will need to ...
The blades vibrate
Contact Your Dealer
The blades tear the grass and the lawn Contact Your Dealer
becomes yellow
The cut is uneven
Align the cutting deck (☛ 6.3.1).
The blades engage in an abnormal way Contact Your Dealer
The machine does not brake
Contact Your Dealer
Forward movement is erratic
Contact Your Dealer
6.2.2 Engine
IMPORTANT
Follow all the instructions in the engine manual.
To empty the engine oil, unscrew the oil plug
(1). When refitting the plug, make sure the
seal is positioned correctly.
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6.2.3 Rear axle
This is a sealed single unit that does not require maintenance. It is permanently lubricated and its lubricant does not need changing or topping up.
6.2.4 Battery
The battery must be carefully maintained to ensure long life. The
machine battery must always be
charged:
1
– before using the machine for the
first time after purchase;
– before leaving the machine disused for a long period;
– before starting up the machine
after a long period of disuse.
Carefully read and observe the battery recharging instructions in the
booklet provided with the battery.
Failure in following the instructions or
in charging the battery could permanently damage the battery cells.
A flat battery must be recharged as
soon as possible.
IMPORTANT
1
Recharging
must be done using a battery
charger at constant voltage. Other
recharging systems can irreversibly
damage the battery
The machine comes with a connector (1) for recharging; this is connected to the corresponding connector for the special “CB01” maintenance battery-charger supplied
( ➤ if included) or available on request (☛ 8.5).
IMPORTANT
This connector must only be used for connection to the “CB01”
maintenance battery-charger. For its use:
– follow the instructions in the relevant user manual,
– follow the instructions in the battery manual.
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6.3 CHECKS AND ADJUSTMENTS
6.3.1 Cutting deck alignment
The cutting deck should be aligned properly set to ensure a good cut
NOTE
In order to make the adjustment, you may need to remove the lateral guides which must be put back afterwards.
NOTE
For achieving good results from
cutting, the front part should always be 5 - 6 mm
lower than the rear.
1 - h = 26 mm
– Place the machine on flat ground and check the
tyre pressure;
– Put 26 mm blocks (1) under the front edge of the
deck and 32 mm blocks (2) under the rear edge,
2 - h = 32 mm
then move the lifting lever to position «1»;
– unscrew the nuts (3 - 5 - 7) and locknuts (4 - 6 - 8)
9
so that the deck rests on the blocks;
12
– turn the nuts (9) (first remove
the central covering) so that
the rear left connecting rod
10
(10) starts moving at the
8
4
slightest movement of the
7
3
lifting lever, and then secure
11
it in place;
6
– screw down the rear left nut
5
(3) until the rear edge of the
cutting deck begins to rise;
– screw down the front nuts (5 - 7) until the front edge of the cutting deck begins to
rise evenly, both on the right and left side;
– screw down the three locknuts (4 - 6 - 8);
Shift the lifting lever to 2 or 3 different positions to check that the deck rises evenly
and that the front and rear edge are at the same height from the ground.
If the front edge tends to rise before or after the back edge, turn the nuts (11) on the
connecting rod (12).
If you tighten the nuts, the front edge will rise first, while if you loosen them, the back
edge rises first.
When you have finished the adjustment, always check that all the nuts and locknuts
are tightened securely.
If the deck is still not correctly aligned, contact your Dealer.
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6.4 DISMANTLING AND REPLACEMENT
6.4.1 Replacing wheels
Stop the machine on flat ground and put a block
under a load-bearing part of the frame on the side
that the wheel is to be changed.
The wheels are held by a snap ring (1) which can be
eased off with a screwdriver.
NOTE
If you have to replace one or
both rear wheels, make sure they have the same
diameter, and check that cutting deck is horizontal
to prevent an uneven cut.
2
1
IMPORTANT
Before remounting the wheel, apply grease to the axle. Put the
snap ring (1) and supporting washer (2) back in place.
6.4.2 Replacing and repairing the tyres
The tyres are “Tubeless” and so all punctures must be repaired by a tyre repairer following the procedures required for this kind of tyre.
6.4.3 Replacing the bulbs ( ➤ if present)
The bulbs (18W) have a bayonet fitting and are
installed in the bulb holder which can be taken
out by turning it anti-clockwise with pliers.
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6.4.4 Replacing a fuse
The machine is fitted with fuses (1)
with different capacities and functions. Specifically:
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– 10 A fuse = protects the main
and power circuits of the electronic circuit board. When it
blows, the machine stops and
the dashboard light switches off.
– 25 A fuse = protects the battery
charger circuit. When it blows,
the battery gradually runs out
and the machine will have problems starting.
The fuse capacity is indicated on
the fuse.
IMPORTANT
A blown fuse
must always be replaced by one
of the same type and ampere rating, and never with one of another rating.
If problems persist, contact Your
Dealer.
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6.5 INFORMATION FOR SERVICE CENTRES
Below is a list of specifications for machine adjustments and instructions for dismantling and replacing the blades.
! WARNING!
These operations must be carried out by a specialized Centre
only. Remove the ignition key before doing any adjustments or maintenance.
6.5.1 Adjustments
Element
a) Brake:
➤ Mechanical
transmission:
Position
Position
of controls
Adjustment
43,5-45,5
B
4.4
➤ Hydrostatic
transmission:
45-47
B
4.4
b) Drive:
➤ Mechanical
transmission:
A
119-121
A
119-121
4.4
➤ Hydrostatic
transmission:
4.4
c) Blade engagement:
97-99
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6.5.2 Dismantling, replacing and remounting the blades
! WARNING!
Always wear work
gloves when handling the blades.
1
2a
1a
!
WARNING!
Damaged or bent
blades must always be replaced;
never try to repair them! ALWAYS USE
ORIGINAL BLADES BEARING THE
SYMBOL
! Make sure the blades
are correctly balanced. The blades are
different and rotate in different directions, so make sure you put them
back in the right place by referring to 2
the code stamped on the outside of
each blade.
1b
2b
2b
2a
1. Dismantling
1a = screw with right thread (loosen anticlockwise)
1b = screw with left thread (tighten clockwise)
2. Original spare parts
Only the following pairs of blades can be
used on this machine:
2b 82004345/1 82004344/1 2a
2b 82004354/0 82004353/0 2a
3
2a
2b
5
3. Remounting
Check that the concave part of the cushion
disc (3) presses against the blade.
Remount the shaft hubs (4), making sure
that the keys (5) are securely lodged in
4
place.
1b
3
1b
4. Tightening the screws
1a = screw with right thread (tighten clockwise)
1b = screw with left thread (tighten anticlockwise)
Tighten with a torque wrench calibrated
to 40-45 Nm.
4
1a
1a
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7. TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM
LIKELY CAUSE
SOLUTION
1. With the key on
«ON», the light
remains off
The safety device of the electronic circuit board has cut in due to:
Turn the key to «STOP» and look for
the cause of the problem:
– badly connected battery
– battery terminals crossed
– completely flat battery or eroded battery plates
– fuse blown
– electronic circuit board wet
– check connections (☛ 3.4)
– check connections (☛ 3.4)
– recharge the battery (☛ 6.2.4)
– replace the fuse (10 A) (☛ 6.4.4)
– dry using tepid air
2. With the key on
«START» the light
flashes and the
starter motor does
not run
– conditions are not met to allow start- – check that the conditions allowing
starting are met (☛ 5.2.a)
ing
3. With the key on
«START» the light
comes on but the
starter motor does
not run
– insufficiently charged battery
– battery charger fuse blown
4. With the key on
– insufficiently charged battery
«START», the starter – faulty fuel supply
motor runs but the
engine does not start
5. Starting is difficult
or the engine runs
erratically
– recharge the battery (☛ 6.2.4)
– replace the fuse (25 A) (☛ 6.4.4)
– recharge the battery (☛ 6.2.4)
– check the level in the tank
(☛ 5.3.3)
– open the fuel stopcock ( ➤ if present) (☛ 5.4.1)
– check the fuel filter
– faulty ignition
– check that spark plug cap is securely fitted
– check that the electrodes are clean
and have the correct gap
– fault in carburation
– clean or replace the air filter
– empty the fuel tank and refill with
fresh fuel
– check and replace the fuel filter if
necessary
6. Poor engine per– forward speed too high compared to
formance during cutcutting height (☛ 5.4.5)
ting
– reduce the forward speed and/or
raise the cutting deck
7. The engine stops
but the light flashes
– check that the conditions allowing
starting are met (☛ 5.2.b)
– the safety devices have cut in
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LIKELY CAUSE
8. The engine stops The safety device of the electronic cirand the light goes off cuit board has cut in due to:
SOLUTION
Turn the key to «STOP» and look for
the cause of the problem:
– battery contains electrolyte but is not – recharge the battery (☛ 6.2.4)
charged
9. The engine stops – problems in the engine
but the light stays on
– contact Your Dealer
10. The blades do
not engage
– contact Your Dealer
– problems with engagement mechanism
11. Uneven cut and
– cutting deck not parallel to the
poor grass collection
ground
– check the tyre pressure (☛ 5.3.2)
– realign the cutting deck (☛ 6.3.2)
12. Unusual vibrations while working
– blade cuts badly
– contact Your Dealer
– forward speed too high compared to
the height of the grass (☛ 5.4.5)
– reduce forward speed and/or raise
the cutting deck
– wait for the grass to dry
– collector channel is blocked
– remove the grass-catcher and
empty the collector channel
(☛ 5.4.7)
– cutting deck is full of grass
– clean the cutting deck (☛ 5.4.10)
– blades are unbalanced or loose
– contact Your Dealer
– bolts and screws are loose
– check and tighten all the engine and
frame bolts
– move the disengagement lever to
13. With the engine
position «B»
running, the machine
does not move when
the drive pedal is
pressed ( ➤ for
hydrostatic drive
models)
– move it to position «A» (☛ 4.33)
If problems continue after having carried out these operations, contact your dealer.
! WARNING!
Do not take on complicated repair work if you don't have the
necessary equipment or the technical knowledge. The warranty is automatically voided and the manufacturer is not held responsible if repairs are done
badly.
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8. ACCESSORIES ON REQUEST
1. FRONT COUNTERWEIGHTS
These improve stability at the front of the machine,
particularly when it is used mostly on sloping ground.
1
2. STONE-GUARD KIT
Used instead of the grass-catcher when the cuttings
are not collected.
2
3. TOWING HITCH
For towing a small trailer.
3
4. CLOTH COVER
Protects the machine from dust when not in use.
4
5. "CB01" MAINTENANCE BATTERY-CHARGER
This keeps the battery in good working order when
the machine is in storage, guaranteeing an optimum
level of charge and longer battery life.
5
6. “MULCHING” KIT (only on some models)
It chops the grass cuttings finely and leaves them on
the lawn, instead of collecting them in the grasscatcher.
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9. SPECIFICATIONS
Electrical system ............................... 12 V
Battery ............................................. 18 Ah ➤ Mechanical transmission:
Front tyres ............................. 13 x 5.00-6
or ......................................... 15 x 5.00-6
Rear tyres ...............................18 x 8.50-8
Front tyre pressure
tyres 13 x 5.00-6 .........................1.5 bar
tyres 15 x 5.00-6 .........................1.0 bar
Rear tyre pressure ......................... 1.2 bar
Forward speed (approximate) at
3000 min-1:
in 1st ................................... 2.2 km/h
in 2nd ................................. 3.8 km/h
in 3rd ................................... 5.8 km/h
in 4th ................................... 6.4 km/h
in 5th ................................... 9.7 km/h
in Reverse ........................... 2.8 km/h
Overall weight ............. from 182 to 196 kg
1158
886
959
1795
2357
1113
945
Inside turning circle (minimum diameter of
➤ Hydrostatic transmission:
uncut grass)
left side.......................................... 1.6 m
Forward speed (at 3000 min-1):
Cutting height .................... from 3 to 8 cm
in Forward gear .. from 0 to 8.8 km/h
Cutting width .................................. 91 cm
in Reverse .......... from 0 to 3.8 km/h