Husqvarna YTH2242T User's Manual

03002
917.279180
(YTH2242T)
Owner's Manual
SAFETY RULES
Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers
DANGER: THIS CUTTING MACHINE IS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET AND THROWING OBJECTS. FAILURE
TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
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WARNING: In order to prevent accidental starting when setting up,
transporting, adjusting or making repairs, always disconnect spark plug
wire and place wire where it cannot
contact spark plug.
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WARNING: Do not coast down a hill
in neutral, you may lose control of the
tractor.
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WARNING: Tow only the attachments
that are recommended by and comply with specifications of the manufacturer of your tractor. Use common
sense when towing. Operate only at
the lowest possible speed when on a
slope. Too heavy of a load, while on
a slope, is dangerous. Tires can lose
traction with the ground and cause you
to lose control of your tractor.
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WARNING
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Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals
known to the State of California to cause cancer and
birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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WARNING
II. SLOPE OPERATION
Battery posts, terminals and related accessories
contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known
to the State of California to cause cancer and birth
defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands
after handling.
I. GENERAL OPERATION
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Read, understand, and follow all instructions on the
machine and in the manual before starting.
Do not put hands or feet near rotating parts or under
the machine. Keep clear of the discharge opening at
all times.
Only allow responsible adults, who are familiar with the
instructions, to operate the machine.
Clear the area of objects such as rocks, toys, wire, etc.,
which could be picked up and thrown by the blades.
Be sure the area is clear of bystanders before operating. Stop machine if anyone enters the area.
Never carry passengers.
Do not mow in reverse unless absolutely necessary.
Always look down and behind before and while backing.
Never direct discharged material toward anyone. Avoid
discharging material against a wall or obstruction. Material may ricochet back toward the operator. Stop the
blades when crossing gravel surfaces.
Do not operate machine without the entire grass catcher,
discharge guard, or other safety devices in place and
working.
Slow down before turning.
Never leave a running machine unattended. Always
turn off blades, set parking brake, stop engine, and
remove keys before dismounting.
Disengage blades when not mowing. Shut off engine
and wait for all parts to come to a complete stop before
cleaning the machine, removing the grass catcher, or
unclogging the discharge guard.
Operate machine only in daylight or good artificial
light.
Do not operate the machine while under the influence
of alcohol or drugs.
Watch for traffic when operating near or crossing roadways.
Use extra care when loading or unloading the machine
into a trailer or truck.
Always wear eye protection when operating machine.
Data indicates that operators, age 60 years and above,
are involved in a large percentage of riding mower-related injuries. These operators should evaluate their
ability to operate the riding mower safely enough to
protect themselves and others from serious injury.
Follow the manufacturer's recommendation for wheel
weights or counterweights.
Keep machine free of grass , leaves or other debris
build-up which can touch hot exhaust / engine parts
and burn. Do not allow the mower deck to plow leaves
or other debris which can cause build-up to occur.
Clean any oil or fuel spillage before operating or
storing the machine. Allow machine to cool before
storage.
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Slopes are a major factor related to loss of control and
tip-over accidents, which can result in severe injury or
death. Operation on all slopes requires extra caution. If
you cannot back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it,
do not mow it.
• Mow up and down slopes, not across.
• Watch for holes, ruts, bumps, rocks, or other hidden
objects. Uneven terrain could overturn the machine.
Tall grass can hide obstacles.
• Choose a low ground speed so that you will not have
to stop or shift while on the slope.
• Do not mow on wet grass. Tires may lose traction.
Always keep the machine in gear when going down
slopes. Do not shift to neutral and coast downhill.
• Avoid starting, stopping, or turning on a slope. If the
tires lose traction, disengage the blades and proceed
slowly straight down the slope.
• Keep all movement on the slopes slow and gradual.
Do not make sudden changes in speed or direction,
which could cause the machine to roll over.
• Use extra care while operating machine with grass
catchers or other attachments; they can affect the
stability of the machine. Do no use on steep slopes.
• Do not try to stabilize the machine by putting your foot
on the ground.
• Do not mow near drop-offs, ditches, or embankments.
The machine could suddenly roll over if a wheel is over
the edge or if the edge caves in.
SAFETY RULES
Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers
III. CHILDREN
GENERAL SERVICE
• Never operate machine in a closed area.
• Keep all nuts and bolts tight to be sure the equipment
is in safe working condition.
• Never tamper with safety devices. Check their proper
operation regularly.
• Keep machine free of grass, leaves, or other debris
build-up. Clean oil or fuel spillage and remove any fuelsoaked debris. Allow machine to cool before storing.
• If you strike a foreign object, stop and inspect the
machine. Repair, if necessary, before restarting.
• Never make any adjustments or repairs with the engine
running.
• Check grass catcher components and the discharge
guard frequently and replace with manufacturer's recommended parts, when necessary.
• Mower blades are sharp. Wrap the blade or wear
gloves, and use extra caution when servicing them.
• Check brake operation frequently. Adjust and service
as required.
• Maintain or replace safety and instruction labels, as
necessary.
Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to
the presence of children. Children are often attracted to
the machine and the mowing activity. Never assume that
children will remain where you last saw them.
• Keep children out of the mowing area and in the watchful
care of a responsible adult other than the operator.
• Be alert and turn machine off if a child enters the
area.
• Before and while backing, look behind and down for
small children.
• Never carry children, even with the blades shut off. They
may fall off and be seriously injured or interfere with
safe machine operation. Children who have been given
rides in the past may suddenly appear in the mowing
area for another ride and be run over or backed over
by the machine.
• Never allow children to operate the machine.
• Use extra care when approaching blind corners, shrubs,
trees, or other objects that may block your view of a
child.
IV. TOWING
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Tow only with a machine that has a hitch designed for
towing. Do not attach towed equipment except at the
hitch point.
Follow the manufacturer's recommendation for weight
limits for towed equipment and towing on slopes.
Never allow children or others in or on towed equipment.
On slopes, the weight of the towed equipment may
cause loss of traction and loss of control.
Travel slowly and allow extra distance to stop.
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V. SERVICE
SAFE HANDLING OF GASOLINE
To avoid personal injury or property damage, use extreme
care in handling gasoline. Gasoline is extremely flammable
and the vapors are explosive.
• Extinguish all cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and other
sources of ignition.
• Use only approved gasoline container.
• Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the engine running. Allow engine to cool before refueling.
• Never fuel the machine indoors.
• Never store the machine or fuel container where there
is an open flame, spark, or pilot light such as on a water
heater or other appliances.
• Never fill containers inside a vehicle or on a truck or
trailer bed with plastic liner. Always place containers
on the ground away from your vehicle when filling.
• Remove gas-powered equipment from the truck or trailer
and refuel it on the ground. If this is not possible, then
refuel such equipment with a portable container, rather
than from a gasoline dispenser nozzle.
• Keep the nozzle in contact with the rim of the fuel tank
or container opening at all times until fueling is complete.
Do not use a nozzle lock-open device.
• If fuel is spilled on clothing, change clothing immediately.
• Never overfill fuel tank. Replace gas cap and tighten
securely.
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Be sure the area is clear of bystanders before operating. Stop machine if anyone enters the area.
Never carry passengers.
Do not mow in reverse unless absolutely necessary.
Always look down and behind before and while backing.
Never carry children, even with the blades shut off. They
may fall off and be seriously injured or interfere with
safe machine operation. Children who have been given
rides in the past may suddenly appear in the mowing
area for another ride and be run over or backed over
by the machine.
Keep children out of the mowing area and in the watchful
care of a responsible adult other than the operator.
Be alert and turn machine off if a child enters the
area.
Before and while backing, look behind and down for
small children.
Mow up and down slopes (15° Max), not across.
Choose a low ground speed so that you will not have
to stop or shift while on the slope.
Avoid starting, stopping, or turning on a slope. If the
tires lose traction, disengage the blades and proceed
slowly straight down the slope.
If machine stops while going uphill, disengage blades,
shift into reverse and back down slowly.
Do not turn on slopes unless necessary, and then, turn
slowly and gradually downhill, if possible.
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Gasoline Capacity
and type:
2.50 Gallons
Unleaded Regular
Oil Type (API-SG-SL):
SAE 30 (above 32°F)
SAE 5W-30 (below 32°F)
Oil Capacity:
W/ Filter:
W/O Filter:
Spark Plug:
(Gap: .040")
Champion QC12YC
Ground Speed (MPH):
Forward:
Reverse:
Charging System:
16 AMPS @ 3600 RPM
Battery:
AMP/HR:
MIN. CCA:
Case Size:
Blade Bolt Torque:
45-55FT. LBS.
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES
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64 oz.
60 oz.
Read and observe the safety rules.
Follow a regular schedule in maintaining, caring for
and using your tractor.
Follow the instructions under “Maintenance” and “Storage” sections of this owner’s manual.
WARNING: This tractor is equipped with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any
unimproved forest-covered, brush-covered or grass-covered
land unless the engine’s exhaust system is equipped with
a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws (if
any). If a spark arrester is used, it should be maintained
in effective working order by the operator.
In the state of California the above is required by law
(Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code).
Other states may have similar laws. Federal laws apply on
federal lands.
A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your
nearest authorized service center/department (See REPAIR
PARTS section of this manual).
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CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor.
It has been designed, engineered and manufactured to give
you the best possible dependability and performance.
Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy, please contact your nearest authorized servicecenter/
department We have competent, well-trained representatives and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor.
Please read and retain this manual. The instructions will
enable you to assemble and maintain your tractor properly.
Always observe the “SAFETY RULES”.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY RULES ......................................................... 2-3
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS ....................................... 4
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES................................. 4
ASSEMBLY ................................................................. 5-6
OPERATION ............................................................. 7-13
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE ...................................... 14
MAINTENANCE ..................................................... 14-17
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ............................ 17-23
STORAGE .................................................................... 24
TROUBLESHOOTING ............................................ 25-26
REPAIR PARTS....................................................... 28-40
WARRANTY................................................................. 43
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UNASSEMBLED PARTS
Slope Sheet
Key
(1) Oil Drain Tube
(2) Keys
ASSEMBLY
Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping
puposes.
When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual, it means
when you are in the operating position (seated behind the
steering wheel).
ADJUST SEAT (See Fig. 2)
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TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM
CARTON
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Sit in seat.
Lift up adjustment lever (A) and slide seat until a comfortable position is reached which allows you to press
clutch/brake pedal all the way down.
Release lever to lock seat in position.
UNPACK CARTON
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Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons
from carton.
Cut along dashed lines on all four panels of carton.
Remove end panels and lay side panels flat.
Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and
remove.
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CHECK BATTERY (See Fig. 1)
• Lift hood to raised position.
NOTE: If this battery is put into service after month and year
indicated on label (L) (label is located between terminals)
charge battery for minimum of one hour at 6-10 amps.
(See "BATTERY" in Maintenance section of this manual
for charging instructions).
FIG. 2
NOTE: You may now roll or drive your tractor off the skid.
Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the
tractor from the skid.
WARNING: Before starting, read, understand and follow
all instructions in the Operation section of this manual. Be
sure tractor is in a well-ventilated area. Be sure the area in
front of tractor is clear of other people and objects.
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TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID (See Operation section for location and function of
controls)
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FIG. 1
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Raise attachment lift lever to its highest position.
ASSEMBLY
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Release parking brake by depressing brake pedal.
Place freewheel control in disengaged position to disengage transmission (See “TO TRANSPORT” in the
Operation section of this manual).
Roll tractor forward off skid.
✓CHECKLIST
BEFORE YOU OPERATE YOUR NEW TRACTOR, WE
WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE BEST PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION FROM THIS QUALITY
PRODUCT.
PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST:
✓ All assembly instructions have been completed.
✓ No remaining loose parts in carton.
✓ Battery is properly prepared and charged.
✓ Seat is adjusted comfortably and tightened securely.
✓ All tires are properly inflated. (For shipping purposes,
the tires were overinflated at the factory).
✓ Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side-to-side/
front-to-rear for best cutting results. (Tires must be
properly inflated for leveling).
✓ Check mower and drive belts. Be sure they are routed
properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers.
✓ Check wiring. See that all connections are still secure
and wires are properly clamped.
✓ Before driving tractor, be sure freewheel control is in
“transmission engaged” position (see “TO TRANSPORT” in the Operation section of this manual).
WHILE LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR, PAY
EXTRA ATTENTION TO THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT
ITEMS:
✓ Engine oil is at proper level.
✓ Fuel tank is filled with fresh, clean, regular unleaded
gasoline.
✓ Become familiar with all controls, their location and
function. Operate them before you start the engine.
✓ Be sure brake system is in safe operating condition.
✓ Be sure Operator Presence System and Reverse Operation System (ROS) are working properly (See the
Operation and Maintenance sections in this manual).
✓ It is important to purge the transmission before operating your tractor for the first time. Follow proper starting and transmission purging instructions (See “TO
START ENGINE” and “PURGE TRANSMISSION” in
the Operation section of this manual).
TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID (See Operation section for location and function of
controls)
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Be sure all the above assembly steps have been completed.
• Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline.
• Place freewheel control in "transmission engaged"
position (see "TO TRANSPORT" in Operation section
of this manual).
• Sit on seat in operating position, depress brake pedal
and set the parking brake.
• Raise attachment lift lever to its highest position.
• Remove key from bag and start the engine (see "TO
START" in the Operation section of this manual). After
engine has started, move throttle control to idle (slow)
position.
• Release parking brake.
• Slowly depress forward drive pedal and drive tractor
off skid.
• Apply brake to stop tractor and set parking brake.
• Turn ignition key to "STOP" position.
Continue with the instructions that follow.
CHECK TIRE PRESSURE
The tires on your tractor were overinflated at the factory
for shipping purposes. Correct tire pressure is important
for best cutting performance.
• Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown on tires.
CHECK DECK LEVELNESS
For best cutting results, mower housing should be properly
leveled. See “TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING” in the Service
and Adjustments section of this manual.
CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF ALL
BELTS
See the figures that are shown for replacing motion and
mower blade drive belts in the Service and Adjustments
section of this manual. Verify that the belts are routed
correctly.
CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM
After you learn how to operate your tractor, check to see that
the brake is operating properly. See “TO CHECK BRAKE”
in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual.
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OPERATION
These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning.
REVERSE
ENGINE OFF
LIGHTS ON
NEUTRAL
REVERSE
OPERATION
SYSTEM (ROS)
FUEL
HIGH
LOW
ENGINE ON
BATTERY
CHOKE
ENGINE START
REVERSE
FAST
IGNITION SWITCH
PARKING BRAKE
FORWARD
SLOW
MOWER HEIGHT
MOWER LIFT
CLUTCH/BRAKE
PEDAL
CRUISE CONTROL
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ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH DISENGAGED
ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH ENGAGED
DANGER, KEEP HANDS
AND FEET AWAY
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SLOPE HAZARDS
KEEP AREA CLEAR
(SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION)
DANGER indicates a hazard which, if not avoided,
will result in death or serious injury.
FREE WHEEL
(Automatic Models only)
WARNING indicates a hazard which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION indicates a hazard which, if not avoided,
might result in minor or moderate injury.
CAUTION when used without the alert symbol,
indicates a situation that could result in damage
to the tractor and/or engine.
Failure to follow instructions
could result in serious injury or
death. The safety alert symbol
is used to identify safety information about hazards which can
result in death, serious injury
and/or property damage.
HOT SURFACES indicates a hazard which,
if not avoided, could result in death, serious injury
and/or property damage.
FIRE indicates a hazard which, if not avoided,
could result in death, serious injury and/or
property damage.
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OPERATION
KNOW YOUR TRACTOR
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR
Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments.
Save this manual for future reference.
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K
L
B
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C
A
M
FIG. 3
Our tractors conform to the applicable safety standards of the American National Standards Institute.
(H) LIGHT SWITCH – Turns the headlights on and off.
(J) CRUISE CONTROL LEVER – Used to set forward
movement of tractor at desired speed without holding the
forward drive pedal.
(K) FORWARD DRIVE PEDAL – Used for forward movement
of tractor.
(L) REVERSE DRIVE PEDAL – Used for reverse movement of
tractor.
(M) FREEWHEEL CONTROL – Disengages transmission for
pushing or slowly towing the tractor with the engine off.
(N) CHOKE CONTROL – Used when starting a cold engine.
(P) SERVICE REMINDER / HOUR METER – Indicates when
service is required for the engine and mower.
(A) ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER – Used to raise and lower the
mower or other attachments mounted to your tractor.
(B) BRAKE PEDAL – Used for braking the tractor and starting
the engine.
(C) PARKING BRAKE – Locks clutch/brake pedal into the
brake position.
(D) THROTTLE CONTROL – Used to control engine speed.
(E) ATTACHMENT CLUTCH SWITCH – Used to engage the
mower blades, or other attachments mounted to your tractor.
(F) IGNITION SWITCH – Used for starting and stopping the
engine.
(G) REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS) "ON" POSITION
– Allows operation of mower or other powered attachment
while in reverse.
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OPERATION
The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result
in severe eye damage. Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor
or performing any adjustments or repairs. We recommend standard safety glasses or a wide
vision safety mask worn over spectacles.
IMPORTANT: Leaving the ignition switch in any position
other than "STOP" will cause the battery to discharge and
go dead.
NOTE: Under certain conditions when tractor is standing
idle with the engine running, hot engine exhaust gases may
cause “browning” of grass. To eliminate this possibility, always stop engine when stopping tractor on grass areas.
HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR
TO SET PARKING BRAKE(See Fig. 4)
Your tractor is equipped with an operator presence sensing switch. When engine is running, any attempt by the
operator to leave the seat without first setting the parking
brake will shut off the engine.
• Depress brake pedal (B) all the way down and hold.
• Pull parking brake lever (C) up and hold, release pressure from brake pedal (B), then release parking brake
lever. Pedal should remain in brake position. Make
sure parking brake will hold tractor secure.
CAUTION: Always stop tractor completely, as described above, before
leaving the operator's position.
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N
F
FIG. 4
STOPPING
FIG. 6
MOWER BLADES • To stop mower blades, push attachment clutch switch in
to disengaged position (o).
TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL - D (See Fig. 6)
Always operate engine at full speed (fast).
• Operating engine at less than full speed (fast) reduces
engines operating efficiency.
• Full speed (fast) offers the best bagging and mower
performance.
TO USE CHOKE CONTROL - N (See Fig. 6)
(l) Attachment Clutch
Engage Position
Use choke control whenever you are starting a cold engine.
Do not use to start a warm engine.
• To engage choke control, pull knob out. Slowly push
knob in to disengage.
(o) Disengaged
Position
FIG. 5
TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD
(See Fig. 7)
GROUND DRIVE • To stop ground drive, depress brake pedal all the way
down.
The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the
forward and reverse drive pedals.
• Start tractor and release parking brake.
• Slowly depress forward (K) or reverse (L) drive pedal to
begin movement. Ground speed increases the further
down the pedal is depressed.
ENGINE • Move throttle control (D) between half and full speed
(fast) position.
NOTE: Failure to move throttle control between half and
full speed (fast) position, before stopping, may cause engine to “backfire”.
• Turn ignition key (F) to “STOP” position and remove
key. Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent
unauthorized use.
• Never use choke (N) to stop engine.
TO USE CRUISE CONTROL -J (See Fig. 7)
The cruise control feature can be used for forward travel
only.
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OPERATION
NOTE: Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a flat level
surface.
• Adjust mower to desired cutting height (See “TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT” in this section of
manual).
• With mower in desired height of cut position, gauge
wheels should be assembled so they are slightly off
the ground. Install gauge wheel in appropriate hole.
Tighten securely.
• Repeat for all, installing gauge wheel in same adjustment hole.
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K
L
FIG. 7
SYSTEM CHARACTERISTICS
The cruise control should only be used while mowing or
transporting on relatively smooth, straight surfaces. Other
conditions such as trimming at slow speeds may cause the
cruise control to disengage. Do not use the cruise control
on slopes, rough terrian or while trimmimg or turning.
• With forward drive pedal depressed to desired speed,
pull cruise control lever (J) up and hold while lifting
your foot off the pedal, then release the lever.
To disengage the cruise control, depress the brake pedal
or tap on forward drive pedal.
FIG.9
TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT
(See Fig. 8)
TO OPERATE MOWER
Your tractor is equipped with an operator presence sensing
switch. Any attempt by the operator to leave the seat with
the engine running and the attachment clutch engaged
will shut off the engine. You must remain fully and centrally
positioned in the seat to prevent the engine from hesitating
or cutting off when operating your equipment on rough,
rolling terrain or hills.
1. Select desired height of cut with attachment lift lever.
2. Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch
control.
The position of the attachment lift lever (A) determines the
cutting height.
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TO STOP MOWER BLADES disengage attachment clutch control.
CAUTION: Do not operate the mower
without either the entire grass catcher,
on mowers so equipped, or the deflector
shield (S) in place.
FIG. 8
• Put attachment lift lever in desired cutting height slot.
The cutting height range is approximately 1" to 4". The
heights are measured from the ground to the blade tip with
the engine not running. These heights are approximate and
may vary depending upon soil conditions, height of grass
and types of grass being mowed.
• The average lawn should be cut to approximately 2-1/2
inches during the cool season and to over 3 inches
during hot months. For healthier and better looking
lawns, mow often and after moderate growth.
• For best cutting performance, grass over 6 inches
in height should be mowed twice. Make the first cut
relatively high; the second to desired height.
S
FIG. 10
REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS)
Your tractor is equipped with a Reverse Operation System
(ROS). Any attempt by the operator to travel in the reverse
direction with the attachment clutch engaged will shut off
the engine unless ignition key is placed in the ROS "ON"
position.
TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS (See Fig. 9)
Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightly
off the ground when mower is at the desired cutting height
in operating position. Gauge wheels then keep the deck
in proper position to help prevent scalping in most terrain
conditions.
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OPERATION
WARNING: Backing up with the attachment clutch engaged while mowing is strongly discouraged. Turning the
ROS "ON", to allow reverse operation with the attachment
clutch engaged, should only be done when the operator
decides it is necessary to reposition the machine with the
attachment engaged. Do not mow in reverse unless
absolutely necessary.
Transmission Engaged
USING THE REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM Only use if you are certain no children or other bystanders
will enter the mowing area.
• Depress brake pedal all the way down.
• With engine running, turn ignition key counterclockwise
to ROS "ON" position.
• Look down and behind before and while backing.
• Slowly depress reverse drive pedal to start movement.
• When use of the ROS is no longer needed, turn the
ignition key clockwise to engine "ON" position.
ROS "ON" POSITION
Transmission Disengaged
FIG. 11
SERVICE REMINDER/HOUR METER
Service reminder shows the total number of hours the
engine has run and flashes to indicate that the engine
or mower needs servicing. When service is required, the
service reminder will flash for two hours. To service engine
and mower, see the Maintenance section of this manual.
NOTE: Service reminder runs when the ignition key is in
any position but "STOP". For accurate reading, be sure
key remains in the "STOP" position when engine is not
running.
ENGINE "ON" POSITION
(NORMAL OPERATING)
TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACHMENTS
Tow only the attachments that are recommended by and
comply with specifications of the manufacturer of your tractor. Use common sense when towing. Too heavy of a load,
while on a slope, is dangerous. Tires can lose traction with
the ground and cause you to lose control of your tractor.
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TO OPERATE ON HILLS
CAUTION: Do not drive up or down hills
with slopes greater than 15° and do not
drive across any slope.
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BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE
CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL
The engine in your tractor has been shipped, from the
factory, already filled with summer weight oil.
• Check engine oil with tractor on level ground.
• Remove oil fill cap/dipstick and wipe clean, reinsert the
dipstick and screw cap tight, wait for a few seconds,
remove and read oil level. If necessary, add oil until
“FULL” mark on dipstick is reached. Do not overfill.
• For cold weather operation you should change oil for
easier starting (See “OIL VISCOSITY CHART” in the
Maintenance section of this manual).
• To change engine oil, see the Maintenance section in
this manual.
Choose the slowest speed before starting up or down
hills.
Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills.
If stopping is absolutely necessary, push brake pedal
quickly to brake position and engage parking brake.
To restart movement, slowly release parking brake and
brake pedal.
Slowly depress appropriate drive pedal to slowest setting.
Make all turns slowly.
TO TRANSPORT (See Figs. 3 and 11)
When pushing or towing your tractor, be sure to disengage
transmission by placing freewheel control in freewheeling
position. Free wheel control is located at the rear drawbar
of tractor.
• Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachment
lift control.
• Pull freewheel control out and down into the slot and
release so it is held in the disengaged position.
• Do not push or tow tractor at more than two (2)
MPH.
• To reengage transmission, reverse above procedure.
NOTE: To protect hood from damage when transporting
your tractor on a truck or a trailer, be sure hood is closed
and secured to tractor. Use an appropriate means of tying
hood to tractor (rope, cord, etc.).
ADD GASOLINE
•
Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck. Do not overfill. Use
fresh, clean, regular unleaded gasoline with a minimum of
87 octane. (Use of leaded gasoline will increase carbon
and lead oxide deposits and reduce valve life). Do not mix
oil with gasoline. Purchase fuel in quantities that can be
used within 30 days to assure fuel freshness.
CAUTION: Wipe off any spilled oil or
fuel. Do not store, spill or use gasoline
near an open flame.
IMPORTANT: WHEN OPERATING IN TEMPERATURES
BELOW32°F(0°C), USE FRESH, CLEAN WINTER GRADE
GAS O LINE TO HELP INSURE GOOD COLD WEATHER
STARTING.
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OPERATION
•
Release the parking brake and let the brake slowly
return to operating position.
• Allow one minute for transmission to warm up. This
can be done during the engine warm up period.
• The attachments can be used during the engine warm-up
period after the transmission has been warmed up and
may require the choke control be pulled out slightly.
NOTE: If at a high altitude (above 3000 feet) or in cold
temperatures (below 32 F) the carburetor fuel mixture may
need to be adjusted for best engine performance. See “TO
ADJUST CARBURETOR” in the Service and Adjustments
section of this manual.
CAUTION: Alcohol blended fuels (called gasohol or
using ethanol or methanol) can attract moisture which
leads to separation and formation of acids during
storage. Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of
an engine while in storage. To avoid engine problems,
the fuel system should be emptied before storage
of 30 days or longer. Drain the gas tank, start the
engine and let it run until the fuel lines and carburetor
are empty. Use fresh fuel next season. See Storage
Instructions for additional information. Never use
engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel
tank or permanent damage may occur.
PURGE TRANSMISSION
TO START ENGINE (See Fig. 3)
When starting the engine for the first time or if the engine
has run out of fuel, it will take extra cranking time to move
fuel from the tank to the engine.
• Be sure freewheel control is in the transmission engaged
position.
• Sit on seat in operating position, depress brake pedal
and set parking brake.
• Move attachment clutch to “DISENGAGED” position.
• Move throttle control to fast position
• Pull choke control out for a cold engine start attempt.
For a warm engine start attempt the choke control may
not be needed.
NOTE: Before starting, read the warm and cold starting
procedures below.
• Insert key into ignition and turn key clockwise to
“START” position and release key as soon as engine
starts. Do not run starter continuously for more than
fifteen seconds per minute. If the engine does not start
after several attempts, push choke control in, wait a
few minutes and try again. If engine still does not start,
pull the choke control out and retry.
CAUTION: Never engage or disengage
freewheel lever while the engine is running.
To ensure proper operation and performance, it is recommended that the transmission be purged before operating
tractor for the first time. This procedure will remove any
trapped air inside the transmission which may have developed during shipping of your tractor.
IMPORTANT: SHOULD YOUR TRANSMISSION REQUIRE
REMOVAL FOR SERVICE OR REPLACEMENT, IT SHOULD
BE PURGED AFTER REINSTALLATION BEFORE OPERATING
THE TRACTOR.
•
•
•
WARM WEATHER STARTING (50° F and above)
• When engine starts, slowly push choke control in until
the engine begins to run smoothly. If the engine starts
to run roughly, pull the choke control out slightly for a
few seconds and then continue to push the control in
slowly.
• The attachments and ground drive can now be used. If
the engine does not accept the load, restart the engine
and allow it to warm up for one minute using the choke
as described above.
Place tractor safely on a level surface - that is clear and
open - with engine off and parking brake set.
Disengage transmission by placing freewheel control
in freewheeling position (See “TO TRANSPORT” in this
section of manual).
Sitting in the tractor seat, start engine. After the engine
is running, move throttle control to slow position. Disengage parking brake
CAUTION: At any time, during step 4,
there may be movement of the drive
wheels.
•
Depress forward drive pedal to full forward position,
hold for five (5) seconds and release pedal. Depress
reverse drive pedal to full reverse position, hold for five
(5) seconds and release pedal. Repeat this procedure
three (3) times.
• Shut- off engine and set parking brake.
• Engage transmission by placing freewheel control in
engaged position (See “TO TRANSPORT” in this section of manual).
• Sitting in the tractor seat, start engine. After the engine
is running, move throttle control to half (1/2) speed.
Disengage parking brake.
• Drive tractor forward for approximately five feet then
backwards for five feet. Repeat this driving procedure
three times.
Your transmission is now purged and now ready for normal
operation.
COLD WEATHER STARTING (50° F and below)
• When engine starts, slowly push choke control in until
the engine begins to run smoothly. Continue to push
the choke control in small steps allowing the engine to
accept small changes in speed and load, until the choke
control is fully in. If the engine starts to run roughly, pull
the choke control out slightly for a few seconds and
then continue to push the control in slowly. This may
require an engine warm-up period from several seconds
to several minutes, depending on the temperature.
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM UP
• Before driving the unit in cold weather, the transmission
should be warmed up as follows:
• Be sure the tractor is on level ground.
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OPERATION
MOWING TIPS
•
•
•
•
Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing performance. See “TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING” in the
Service and Adjustments section of this manual.
The left hand side of mower should be used for trimming.
Drive so that clippings are discharged onto the area
that has been cut. Have the cut area to the right of the
machine. This will result in a more even distribution of
clippings and more uniform cutting.
When mowing large areas, start by turning to the right so
that clippings will discharge away from shrubs, fences,
driveways, etc. After one or two rounds, mow in the
opposite direction making left hand turns until finished
(See Fig. 12).
FIG. 12
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•
•
•
If grass is extremely tall, it should be mowed twice to
reduce load and possible fire hazard from dried clippings. Make first cut relatively high; the second to the
desired height.
Do not mow grass when it is wet. Wet grass will plug
mower and leave undesirable clumps. Allow grass to
dry before mowing.
Always operate engine at full throttle when mowing to assure better mowing performance and proper
discharge of material. Regulate ground speed by selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting
performance as well as the quality of cut desired.
When operating attachments, select a ground speed
that will suit the terrain and give best performance of
the attachment being used.
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MAINTENANCE
MAINTENANCE
SCHEDULE
BEFORE
EACH
USE
EVERY
8
HOURS
EVERY
25
HOURS
EVERY
50
HOURS
EVERY
100
HOURS
EVERY
SEASON
BEFORE
STORAGE
Check Brake Operation
Check Tire Pressure
T Check Operator Presence & ROS Systems
R
A Check for Loose Fasteners
C Check/Replace Mower Blades
T Lubrication Chart
0 Check Battery Level
R Clean Battery and Terminals
3
4
Check Transaxle Cooling
Check Mower Levelness
Check V-Belts
Check Engine Oil Level
Change Engine Oil (with oil filter)
1,2
Change Engine Oil (without oil filter)
1,2
E Clean Air Filter
N
G Clean Air Screen
I Inspect Muffler/Spark Arrester
N Replace Oil Filter (If equipped)
E Clean Engine Cooling Fins
2
2
maint_sch-tractore.ROS.e
1, 2
2
Replace Spark Plug
Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge
2
Replace Fuel Filter
1 - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or
in high ambient temperatures.
2 - Service more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions.
LUBRICATION CHART
GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS
WHEEL
BEARING
ZERK
WHEEL
BEARING
ZERK
➁ ENGINE
➀ STEERING
SECTOR GEAR
TETH
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BEFORE EACH USE
•
➀ SPINDLE ZERK
➀ FRONT
➀ SPINDLE ZERK
➀ FRONT
The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have
been subjected to operator abuse or negligence. To receive
full value from the warranty, operator must maintain tractor
as instructed in this manual.
Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to
properly maintain your tractor.
At least once a season, check to see if you should make
any of the adjustments described in the Service and
Adjustments section of this manual.
• At least once a year you should replace the spark plug,
clean or replace air filter, and check blades and belts
for wear. A new spark plug and clean air filter assure
proper air-fuel mixture and help your engine run better
and last longer.
•
•
•
•
3 - Replace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil.
4 - Not required if equipped with maintenance-free battery.
➀ General Purpose Grease
➁ Refer to Maintenance “ENGINE” Section
Check engine oil level.
Check brake operation.
Check tire pressure.
Check operator presence and
ROS systems for proper operation.
Check for loose fasteners.
IMPORTANT: DO NOT OIL OR GREASE THE PIVOT POINTS
WHICH HAVE SPECIAL NYLON BEARINGS. VISCOUS
LUBRICANTS WILL ATTRACT DUST AND DIRT THAT WILL
SHORTEN THE LIFE OF THE SELF-LUBRICATING BEARINGS.
IF YOU FEEL THEY MUST BE LUBRICATED, USE ONLY A DRY,
POWDERED GRAPHITE TYPE LUBRICANT SPARINGLY.
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MAINTENANCE
TRACTOR
BLADE CARE
Always observe safety rules when performing any maintenance.
For best results mower blades must be sharp. Replace
worn, bent or damaged blades.
BRAKE OPERATION
CAUTION: Use only a replacement blade
approved by the manufacturer of your
tractor. Using a blade not approved
by the manufacturer of your tractor is
hazardous, could damage your tractor
and void your warranty.
If tractor requires more than five (5) feet to stop at highest
speed in highest gear on a level, dry concrete or paved
surface, then brake must be serviced. (See “TO CHECK
BRAKE” in the Service and Adjustments section of this
manual).
TIRES
BLADE REMOVAL (See Fig. 13)
•
Maintain proper air pressure in all tires (See PSI on
tires).
• Keep tires free of gasoline, oil, or insect control chemicals which can harm rubber.
• Avoid stumps, stones, deep ruts, sharp objects and
other hazards that may cause tire damage.
NOTE: To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to
slow leaks, tire sealant may be purchased from your local
parts dealer. Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and
corrosion.
•
Raise mower to highest position to allow access to
blades.
NOTE: Protect your hands with gloves and/or wrap blade
with heavy cloth.
• Remove blade bolt by turning counterclockwise.
• Install new blade with stamped "GRASS SIDE" facing
the ground.
IMPORTANT: To ensure proper assembly, center hole in
blade must align with star on mandrel assembly.
• Install and tighten blade bolt securely (45-55 Ft. Lbs.
torque).
IMPORTANT: Special blade bolt is heat treated.
OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM AND REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS)
Be sure operator presence and reverse operation systems
are working properly. If your tractor does not function as
described, repair the problem immediately.
• The engine should not start unless the brake pedal is
fully depressed, and the attachment clutch control is
in the disengaged position.
STAR
BLADE
02
BLADE BOLT
(SPECIAL)
CHECK OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM
• When the engine is running, any attempt by the operator
to leave the seat without first setting the parking brake
should shut off the engine.
• When the engine is running and the attachment clutch
is engaged, any attempt by the operator to leave the
seat should shut off the engine.
• The attachment clutch should never operate unless
the operator is in the seat.
ROS "ON" Position
CENTER
HOLE
54
4
MANDREL
ASSEMBLY
FIG. 13
BATTERY
Your tractor has a battery charging system which is sufficient
for normal use. However, periodic charging of the battery
with an automotive charger will extend its life.
• Keep battery and terminals clean.
• Keep battery bolts tight.
• Keep small vent holes open.
• Recharge at 6-10 amperes for 1 hour.
NOTE: The original equipment battery on your tractor is
maintenance free. Do not attempt to open or remove caps
or covers. Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not
necessary.
Engine "ON" Position
(Normal Operating)
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CHECK REVERSE OPERATION (ROS) SYSTEM
• When the engine is running with the ignition switch in
the engine "ON" position and the attachment clutch
engaged, any attempt by the operator to shift into
reverse should shut off the engine.
• When the engine is running with the ignition switch in
the ROS "ON" position and the attachment clutch engaged, any attempt by the operator to shift into reverse
should NOT shut off the engine.
TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS
Corrosion and dirt on the battery and terminals can cause
the battery to “leak” power.
• Remove terminal guard.
• Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery cable and remove battery from tractor.
• Rinse the battery with plain water and dry.
• Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire brush
until bright.
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MAINTENANCE
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•
TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL (See Figs. 14 and 15)
Determine temperature range expected before oil change.
All oil must meet API service classification SG-SL.
• Be sure tractor is on level surface.
• Oil will drain more freely when warm.
• Catch oil in a suitable container.
• Remove oil fill cap/dipstick. Be careful not to allow dirt
to enter the engine when changing oil.
• Remove yellow cap from end of drain valve and install
the drain tube onto the fitting.
Coat terminals with grease or petroleum jelly.
Reinstall battery (See “REPLACING BATTERY" in
the SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS section of this
manual).
V-BELTS
Check V-belts for deterioration and wear after 100 hours
of operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not
adjustable. Replace belts if they begin to slip from wear.
TRANSAXLE COOLING
The transmission fan and cooling fins should be kept clean
to assure proper cooling.
Do not attempt to clean fan or transmission while engine
is running or while the transmission is hot. To prevent possible damage to seals, do not use high pressure water or
steam to clean transaxle.
• Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan blades are intact and
clean.
• Inspect cooling fins for dirt, grass clippings and other
materials. To prevent damage to seals, do not use
compressed air or high pressure sprayer to clean cooling fins.
OIL DRAIN VALVE
CLOSED AND
LOCKED
POSITION
YELLOW
CAP
TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID
•
•
•
ENGINE
LUBRICATION
•
Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service
classification SG-SL. Select the oil’s SAE viscosity grade
according to your expected operating temperature.
•
SAE VISCOSITY GRADES
•
SAE 30
5W-30
C
-20
-30
0
-20
30
-10
32
40
0
60
10
46
3
DRAIN
TUBE
FIG. 15
The transaxle was sealed at the factory and fluid maintenance is not required for the life of the transaxle. Should
the transaxle ever leak or require servicing, contact your
nearest authorized service center/department.
F
02
100
80
20
30
Unlock drain valve by pushing inward and turning
counterclockwise.
To open, pull out on the drain valve.
After oil has drained completely, close and lock the
drain valve by pushing inward and turning clockwise
until the pin is in the locked position as shown.
Remove the drain tube and replace the cap onto to the
bottom fitting of the drain valve.
Refill engine with oil through oil fill dipstick tube. Pour
slowly. Do not overfill. For approximate capacity see
“PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS” section of this manual.
Use gauge on oil fill cap/dipstick for checking level.
Be sure dipstick cap is tightened securely for accurate
reading. Keep oil at “FULL” line on dipstick. Tighten cap
onto the tube securely when finished.
40
TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE
FIG. 14
oil_visc_chart1_e
CLEAN AIR SCREEN
NOTE: Although multi-viscosity oils (5W30, 10W30 etc.)
improve starting in cold weather, they will result in increased
oil consumption when used above 32°F. Check your engine
oil level more frequently to avoid possible engine damage
from running low on oil.
Change the oil after every 50 hours of operation or at least
once a year if the tractor is not used for 50 hours in one
year.
Check the crankcase oil level before starting the engine
and after each eight (8) hours of operation. Tighten oil fill
cap/dipstick securely each time you check the oil level.
Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent
engine damage from overheating. Clean with a wire brush
or compressed air to remove dirt and stubborn dried gum
fibers.
AIR FILTER
Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter.
Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions. See
Engine Manual.
ENGINE OIL FILTER
Replace the engine oil filter every season or every other
oil change if the tractor is used more than 100 hours in
one year.
16
MAINTENANCE
MUFFLER
CLAMP
Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester
(if equipped) as it could create a fire hazard and/or damage.
FUEL FILTER
SPARK PLUGS
FIG. 16
Replace spark plugs at the beginning of each mowing
season or after every 100 hours of operation, whichever
occurs first. Spark plug type and gap setting are shown in
“PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS” section of this manual.
CLEANING
•
Clean engine, battery, seat, finish, etc. of all foreign
matter.
• Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline,
oil, etc.
• Protect painted surfaces with automotive type wax.
We do not recommend using a garden hose or pressure
washer to clean your tractor unless the engine and transmission are covered to keep water out. Water in engine or
transmission will shorten the useful life of your tractor. Use
compressed air or a leaf blower to remove grass, leaves
and trash from tractor and mower.
IN-LINE FUEL FILTER (See Fig. 16)
The fuel filter should be replaced once each season. If fuel
filter becomes clogged, obstructing fuel flow to carburetor,
replacement is required.
• With engine cool, remove filter and plug fuel line sections.
• Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow
pointing towards carburetor.
• Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are
properly positioned.
• Immediately wipe up any spilled gasoline.
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
WARNING: TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS:
• Depress brake pedal fully and set parking brake.
• Place attachment clutch in “DISENGAGED” position.
• Turn ignition key to “STOP” and remove key.
• Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped.
• Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact
with plug.
TRACTOR
TO INSTALL MOWER (See Figs. 17-21)
TO REMOVE MOWER (See Fig. 17)
Be sure tractor is on level surface and engage parking
brake.
• Lower attachment lift lever to it's lowest position.
•
•
•
•
•
•
Place attachment clutch in “DISENGAGED” position.
Lower attachment lift lever to its lowest position.
Remove mower belt from electric clutch pulley (M).
Disconnect front link (E) from mower - remove retainer
spring and washer.
Go to either side of mower and disconnect mower
suspension arm (A) from chassis and rear lift link (C)
from rear mower bracket (D) - remove retainer springs
and washers.
Go to other side of mower and disconnect the suspension arm and rear lift link.
CAUTION: Lift lever is spring loaded.
Have a tight grip on lift lever, lower it
slowly and engage in lowest position.
NOTE: Be sure mower side suspension arms (A) are pointing forward before sliding mower under tractor.
• Slide mower under tractor until it is centered under
tractor.
• ATTACH MOWER SIDE SUSPENSION ARMS (A) TO
CHASSIS - Position hole in arm over pin (B) on outside
of tractor chassis and secure with washer and retainer
spring.
• Repeat on opposite side of tractor.
CAUTION: After rear lift links are disconnected, the attachment lift lever will
be spring loaded. Have a tight grip on
lift lever when changing position of
the lever.
•
Slide mower out from under right side of tractor.
M
F
B
A
E
H
C
D
FIG. 17
18
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
M
A
B
FIG. 18
•
•
ATTACH REAR LIFT LINKS (C) - Lift rear corner of
mower and position slot in link assembly over pin on
rear mower bracket (D) and secure with washer and
retainer spring.
Repeat on opposite side of tractor.
FIG. 21
•
•
Raise attachment lift lever to highest position.
If necessary, adjust gauge wheels before operating
mower as shown in the Operation section of this
manual.
C
TO LEVEL MOWER
Make sure tires are properly inflated to the PSI shown on
tires. If tires are over or under inflated, it may affect the
appearance of your lawn and lead you to think the mower
is not adjusted properly.
D
VISUAL SIDE-TO-SIDE ADJUSTMENT (See Fig. 22)
• With all tires properly inflated and if your lawn appears
unevenly cut, determine which side of mower is cutting
lower.
NOTE: As desired, you can raise the low side of mower or
lower the high side.
• Go to side of mower you wish to adjust.
• With a 3/4" or adjustable wrench, turn lift link adjustment nut (A) to the left to lower the mower, or, to the
right to raise the mower.
NOTE: Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower
height about 3/16".
• Test your adjustment by mowing some uncut grass and
visually checking the appearance. Readjust, if necessary, until you are satisfied with the results.
FIG. 19
•
•
ATTACH FRONT LINK (E) - Work from left side of tractor. Insert rod end of link assembly through front hole
in tractor front suspension bracket (F).
Insert end of link (E) into hole in front mower bracket
(H) and secure with washer and retainer spring (J).
E
A
J
F
H
FIG. 20
• Install belt onto engine clutch pulley (M).
IMPORTANT: Check belt for proper routing in all mower
pulley grooves.
Turn nut left
to lower mower
Turn nut right
to raise mower
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FIG. 22
19
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
PRECISION SIDE-TO-SIDE ADJUSTMENT
(See Fig. 23)
• With all tires properly inflated, park tractor on level
ground or driveway.
B
CAUTION: Blades are sharp. Protect
your hands with gloves and/or wrap
blade with heavy cloth.
•
•
•
•
A
Raise mower to its highest position.
At both sides of mower, position blade at side and
measure the distance (A) from bottom edge of blade
to the ground. The distance should be the same on
both sides.
If adjustment is necessary, see steps in Visual Adjustment instructions above.
Recheck measurements, adjust if necessary until both
sides are equal.
Tighten adjust nut
B to raise mower
Loosen adjust nut
B to lower mower
02950
Loosen jam nut A first
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FIG. 25
NOTE: Each full turn of the adjustment nut will change
mower height about 1/8".
• Recheck measurements, adjust if necessary until front
tip of blade is 1/8" to 1/2" lower than the rear tip.
• Hold adjustment nut in position with wrench and tighten
jam nut securely against adjustment nut.
A
A
FIG. 23
FRONT-TO-BACK ADJUSTMENT (See Figs. 24 and 25)
IMPORTANT: Deck must be level side-to-side.
To obtain the best cutting results, the mower blades should
be adjusted so the front tip is 1/8" to 1/2" lower than the
rear tip when the mower is in its highest position.
TO REPLACE MOWER DRIVE BELT
(See Fig. 26)
MOWER DRIVE BELT REMOVAL
• Park tractor on a level surface. Engage parking
brake.
• Lower attachment lift lever to its lowest position.
• Remove any dirt or grass clippings which may have
accumulated around mandrels and entire upper deck
surface.
• Remove belt from electric clutch pulley (M), both mandrel
pulleys (R) and all idler pulleys (S).
CAUTION: Blades are sharp. Protect your
hands with gloves and/or wrap blade with
heavy cloth.
•
•
•
•
•
Raise mower to highest position.
Position any blade so the tip is pointing straight forward.
Measure distance (B) to the ground at front and rear
tip of the blade.
If front tip of blade is not 1/8" to 1/2" lower than the
rear tip, go to the front of tractor.
With an 11/16" or adjustable wrench, loosen jam nut
A several turns to clear adjustment nut B.
With a 3/4" or adjustable wrench, turn front link adjustment nut (B) clockwise (tighten) to raise the front of
mower, or, counterclockwise (loosen) to lower the front
mower.
MOWER DRIVE BELT INSTALLATION
• Install belt around all mandrel pulleys (R) and around
idler pulleys (S) as shown.
• Install belt onto electric clutch pulley (M).
IMPORTANT: Check belt for proper routing in all mower
pulley grooves.
• Raise attachment lift lever to highest position.
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B
B
FIG. 24
20
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
•
S
Install mower (See “TO INSTALL MOWER” in this section of manual).
M
G
H
R
B
A
C
R
J
D
E
FIG. 26
TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT
(See Fig. 27)
F
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electric
Park the tractor on level surface. Engage parking brake.
For assistance, there is a belt installation guide decal on
bottom side of left footrest.
FIG. 27
BELT REMOVAL • Remove mower (See “TO REMOVE MOWER” in this
section of manual).
NOTE: Observe entire motion drive belt and position of all
belt guides and keepers.
• Disconnect clutch wire harness (A).
• Remove anti-rotation link (B) on right side of tractor.
• Remove belt from stationary idler (C) and clutching
idler (D).
• Remove belt from centerspan idler (E).
• Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor. Carefully remove
belt upwards from transmission input pulley and over
cooling fan blades (F).
• Remove belt downward from engine pulley and around
electric clutch (G).
• Slide belt toward rear of tractor, off the steering plate
(H) and remove from tractor.
BELT INSTALLATION • Install new belt from tractor rear to front, over the steering plate (H) and above clutch brake pedal shaft (J).
• Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll belt around
electric clutch and onto engine pulley (G).
• Pull belt toward rear of tractor. Carefully work belt down
around transmission cooling fan and onto the input
pulley (F). Be sure belt is inside the belt keeper.
• Install belt on centerspan idler (E).
• Install belt through stationary idler (C) and clutching
idler (D).
• Reinstall anti-rotation link (B) on right side of tractor.
Tighten securely.
• Reconnect clutch harness (A).
• Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves and inside all
belt guides and keepers.
TO CHECK BRAKE
If tractor requires more than five (5) feet to stop at highest
speed in highest gear on a level, dry concrete or paved
surface, then brake must be serviced.
You may also check brake by:
• Park tractor on a level, dry concrete or paved surface,
depress brake pedal all the way down and engage
parking brake.
• Disengage transmission by placing freewheel control
in “transmission disengaged” position. Pull freewheel
control out and into the slot and release so it is held in
the disengaged position.
The rear wheels must lock and skid when you try to manually push the tractor forward. If the rear wheels rotate, then
the brake needs to be serviced. Contact a qualified service
center.
FRONT WHEEL TOE-IN/CAMBER
Your new tractor front wheel toe-in and camber is set at the
factory and is normal. The front wheel toe-in and camber
are not adjustable. If damage has occurred to affect the
factory set front wheel toe-in or camber, contact a qualified
service center.
TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS
(See Fig. 28)
•
•
•
•
21
Block up axle securely.
Remove axle cover, retaining ring and washers to allow
wheel removal (rear wheel contains a square key - Do
not lose).
Repair tire and reassemble.
On rear wheels only: align grooves in rear wheel hub
and axle. Insert square key.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
REPLACING BATTERY (See Fig. 30)
•
Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in
axle groove.
• Replace axle cover.
NOTE: To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to
slow leaks, tire sealant may be purchased from your local
parts dealer. Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and
corrosion.
WARNING: Do not short battery terminals by allowing
a wrench or any other object to contact both terminals at
the same time. Before connecting battery, remove metal
bracelets, wristwatch bands, rings, etc.
Positive terminal must be connected first to prevent sparking from accidental grounding.
• Lift hood to raised position.
• Disconnect BLACK battery cable (A) then RED battery
cable and carefully remove battery from tractor.
• Install new battery with terminals in same position as
old battery.
• First connect RED battery cable (B) to positive (+) battery
terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown. Tighten
securely. Slide terminal cover (C) over terminal.
• Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative (-) battery
terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut. Tighten
securely
WASHERS
RETAINING
RING
AXLE COVER
SQUARE KEY (REAR
WHEEL ONLY)
FIG. 28
•
Close hood.
TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY
(See Fig. 29)
A Negative
(Black)
Cable
WARNING: Lead-acid batteries generate explosive gases. Keep sparks,
flame and smoking materials away from
batteries. Always wear eye protection
when around batteries.
C
If your battery is too weak to start the engine, it should be
recharged. (See "BATTERY" in the MAINTENANCE section of this manual).
If “jumper cables” are used for emergency starting, follow
this procedure:
Positive
(Red)
Cable
IMPORTANT: YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A 12 VOLT
SYSTEM. THE OTHER VEHICLE MUST ALSO BE A 12 VOLT
SYSTEM. DO NOT USE YOUR TRACTOR BATTERY TO START
OTHER VEHICLES.
B
02954
FIG. 30
TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES • Connect one end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE
(+) terminal of each battery(A-B), taking care not to
short against tractor chassis.
• Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGATIVE
(-) terminal (C) of fully charged battery.
• Connect the other end of the BLACK cable (D) to good
chassis ground, away from fuel tank and battery.
TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB
•
•
•
•
Raise hood.
Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the
grill.
Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely
back into the hole in the backside of the grill.
Close hood.
INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS
TO REMOVE CABLES, REVERSE ORDER • BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully
charged battery.
• RED cable last from both batteries.
Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run
poorly, stop running, or prevent it from starting.
• Check wiring. See electrical wiring diagram in the
Repair Parts section.
TO REPLACE FUSE
Replace with 20 amp automotive-type plug-in fuse. The
fuse holder is located behind the dash.
WEAK OR DEAD
BATTERY
FULLY CHARGED
BATTERY
FIG. 29
22
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY
(See Fig. 31)
ENGINE
•
•
•
TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE
•
Raise hood.
Unsnap headlight wire connector.
Stand in front of tractor. Grasp hood at sides, tilt toward
engine and lift off of tractor.
To replace, reverse above procedure.
The throttle control has been preset at the factory and
adjustment should not be necessary. If adjustment is necessary, see engine manual.
TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL
The choke control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary. If adjustment is necessary, see engne manual.
HOOD
TO ADJUST CARBURETOR
HEADLIGHT
WIRE
CONNECTOR
Your carburetor is not adjustable. If your engine does not
operate properly due to suspected carburetor problems,
take your tractor to an authorized service center for repair
and/or adjustment.
02778
FIG. 31
23
STORAGE
Immediately prepare your tractor for storage at the end
of the season or if the tractor will not be used for 30 days
or more.
ENGINE
FUEL SYSTEM
IMPORTANT: IT IS IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM DEPOSITS
FROM FORMING IN ESSENTIAL FUEL SYSTEM PARTS SUCH
AS CARBURETOR, FUEL FILTER, FUEL HOSE, OR TANK
DURING STORAGE. ALSO, EXPERIENCE INDICATES THAT
ALCOHOL BLENDED FUELS (CALLED GASOHOL OR USING
ETHANOL OR METHANOL) CAN ATTRACT MOISTURE WHICH
LEADS TO SEPARATION AND FORMATION OF ACIDS DURING
STORAGE. ACIDIC GAS CAN DAMAGE THE FUEL SYSTEM
OF AN ENGINE WHILE IN STORAGE.
WARNING: Never store the tractor 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.
TRACTOR
•
Empty the fuel tank by starting the engine and let it run
until the fuel lines and carburetor are empty.
• Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the
fuel tank or permanent damage may occur.
• Use fresh fuel next season.
NOTE: Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in minimizing the formation of fuel gum deposits during storage.
Add stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage container.
Always follow the mix ratio found on stabilizer container.
Run engine at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer to
allow the stabilizer to reach the carburetor. Do not empty
the gas tank and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer.
Remove mower from tractor for winter storage. When mower
is to be stored for a period of time, clean it thoroughly, remove
all dirt, grease, leaves, etc. Store in a clean, dry area.
• Clean entire tractor (See “CLEANING” in the Maintenance section of this manual).
• Inspect and replace belts, if necessary (See belt replacement instructions in the Service and Adjustments
section of this manual).
• Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance section of this
manual.
• Be sure that all nuts, bolts and screws are securely
fastened. Inspect moving parts for damage, breakage
and wear. Replace if necessary.
• Touch up all rusted or chipped paint surfaces; sand
lightly before painting.
ENGINE OIL
Drain oil (with engine warm) and replace with clean engine oil. (See “ENGINE” in the Maintenance section of
this manual).
BATTERY
•
•
•
•
•
CYLINDER(S)
Fully charge the battery for storage.
After a period of time in storage, battery may require
recharging.
To help prevent corrosion and power leakage during
long periods of storage, battery cables should be disconnected and battery cleaned thoroughly (see “TO
CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS” in the Maintenance section of this manual).
After cleaning, leave cables disconnected and place
cables where they cannot come in contact with battery
terminals.
If battery is removed from tractor for storage, do not
store battery directly on concrete or damp surfaces.
•
•
•
•
Remove spark plug(s).
Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole(s) into
cylinder(s).
Turn ignition key to “START” position for a few seconds
to distribute oil.
Replace with new spark plug(s).
OTHER
•
•
•
•
Do not store gasoline from one season to another.
Replace your gasoline can if your can starts to rust.
Rust and/or dirt in your gasoline will cause problems.
If possible, store your tractor indoors and cover it to
give protection from dust and dirt.
Cover your tractor with a suitable protective cover that
does not retain moisture. Do not use plastic. Plastic
cannot breathe which allows condensation to form and
will cause your tractor to rust.
IMPORTANT: NEVER COVER TRACTOR WHILE ENGINE AND
EXHAUST AREAS ARE STILL WARM.
24
TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS
PROBLEM
Will not start
Hard to start
CAUSE
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
CORRECTION
Out of fuel.
Engine not “CHOKED” properly.
Engine flooded.
Bad spark plug.
Weak or dead battery.
Dirty air filter.
Dirty fuel filter.
Water in fuel.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Loose or damaged wiring.
Carburetor out of adjustment.
9.
10.
11.
Engine valves out of adjustment.
11.
Fill fuel tank.
See “TO START ENGINE” in Operation section.
Wait several minutes before attempting to start.
Replace spark plug.
Recharge or replace battery.
Clean/replace air filter.
Replace fuel filter.
Empty fuel tank and carburetor, refill tank with fresh
gasoline and replace fuel filter.
Check all wiring.
See “To Adjust Carburetor” in Service Adjustments
section.
Contact an authorized service center/department.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Dirty air filter.
Bad spark plug.
Weak or dead battery.
Dirty fuel filter.
Stale or dirty fuel.
Loose or damaged wiring.
Carburetor out of adjustment.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Engine valves out of adjustment.
8.
Clean/replace air filter.
Replace spark plug.
Recharge or replace battery.
Replace fuel filter.
Empty fuel tank and refill tank with fresh, clean gasoline.
Check all wiring.
See “To Adjust Carburetor” in Service Adjustments
section.
Contact an authorized service center/department.
Engine will not turn over
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Brake pedal not depressed.
Attachment clutch is engaged.
Weak or dead battery.
Blown fuse.
Corroded battery terminals.
Loose or damaged wiring.
Faulty ignition switch.
Faulty solenoid or starter.
Faulty operator presence switch(es).
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Depress brake pedal.
Disengage attachment clutch.
Recharge or replace battery.
Replace fuse.
Clean battery terminals.
Check all wiring.
Check/replace ignition switch.
Check/replace solenoid or starter.
Contact an authorized service center/department.
Engine clicks but will not
start
1.
2.
3.
4.
Weak or dead battery.
Corroded battery terminals.
Loose or damaged wiring.
Faulty solenoid or starter.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Recharge or replace battery.
Clean battery terminals.
Check all wiring.
Check/replace solenoid or starter.
Loss of power
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Cutting too much grass/too fast.
Throttle in “CHOKE” position.
Build-up of grass, leaves and trash under mower.
Dirty air filter.
Low oil level/dirty oil.
Faulty spark plug.
Dirty fuel filter.
Stale or dirty fuel.
Water in fuel.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Raise cutting height/reduce speed.
Adjust throttle control.
Clean underside of mower housing.
Clean/replace air filter.
Check oil level/change oil.
Clean and regap or change spark plug.
Replace fuel filter.
Empty fuel tank and refill tank with fresh, clean gasoline.
Empty fuel tank and carburetor, refill tank with fresh
gasoline and replace fuel filter.
Connect and tighten spark plug wire.
Clean engine air screen/fins.
Clean/replace muffler.
Check all wiring.
See “To Adjust Carburetor” in Service Adjustments
section.
Contact an authorized service center/department.
Excessive vibration
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
Spark plug wire loose.
Dirty engine air screen/fins.
Dirty/clogged muffler.
Loose or damaged wiring.
Carburetor out of adjustment.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
Engine valves out of adjustment.
15.
1.
2.
3.
Worn, bent or loose blade.
Bent blade mandrel.
Loose/damaged part(s).
1.
2.
3.
25
Replace blade. Tighten blade bolt.
Replace blade mandrel.
Tighten loose part(s). Replace damaged parts.
TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS
PROBLEM
CAUSE
CORRECTION
Engine dies when
tractor is shifted
into reverse
1.
1. Turn ignition key to
ROS "ON" position.
See Operation section.
Reverse operation system
(ROS) is not "ON" while
mower or other attachment
is engaged.
Engine continues to run
when operator leaves seat
with attachment clutch
engaged
1.
Faulty operator-safety presence control system.
1.
Check wiring, switches and connections. If not
corrected, contact an authorized service center/
department.
Poor cut - uneven
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Worn, bent or loose blade.
Mower deck not level.
Buildup of grass, leaves, and trash under mower.
Bent blade mandrel.
Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of
grass, leaves, and trash around mandrels.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Replace blade. Tighten blade bolt.
Level mower deck.
Clean underside of mower housing.
Replace blade mandrel.
Clean around mandrels to open vent holes.
Mower blades will not
rotate
1.
2.
3.
4.
Obstruction in clutch mechanism.
Worn/damaged mower drive belt.
Frozen idler pulley.
Frozen blade mandrel.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Remove obstruction.
Replace mower drive belt.
Replace idler pulley.
Replace blade mandrel.
Poor grass discharge
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
Engine speed too slow.
Travel speed too fast.
Wet grass.
Mower deck not level.
Low/uneven tire air pressure.
Worn, bent or loose blade.
Buildup of grass, leaves and trash under mower.
Mower drive belt worn.
Blades improperly installed.
Improper blades used.
Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of
grass, leaves, and trash around mandrels.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
Place throttle control in “FAST” position.
Shift to slower speed.
Allow grass to dry before mowing.
Level mower deck.
Check tires for proper air pressure.
Replace blade. Tighten blade bolt.
Clean underside of mower housing.
Replace mower drive belt.
Reinstall blades sharp edge down.
Replace with blades listed in this manual.
Clean around mandrels to open vent holes.
Headlight(s) not working
(if so equipped)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Light switch is “OFF”.
Bulb(s) or lamp(s) burned out.
Faulty light switch.
Loose or damaged wiring.
Blown fuse.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn light switch “ON”.
Replace bulb(s) or lamp(s).
Check/replace light switch.
Check wiring and connections.
Replace fuse.
Battery will not charge
1.
2.
3.
4.
Bad battery cell(s).
Poor cable connections.
Faulty regulator (if so equipped).
Faulty alternator.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Replace battery.
Check/clean all connections.
Replace regulator.
Replace alternator.
Loss of drive
1.
2.
3.
Freewheel control in “disengaged” position.
Motion drive belt worn, damaged, or broken.
Air trapped in transmission during shipment
or servicing.
1.
2.
3.
Place freewheel control in “engaged” position.
Replace motion drive belt.
Purge transmission.
Engine “backfires” when
turning engine “OFF”
1.
Engine throttle control not set between half and
full speed (fast) position before stopping engine.
1.
Move throttle control between half and full speed
(fast) position before stopping engine.
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
SCHEMATIC
02929-194276_Regulated-Tex
BATTERY
RED
SOLENOID
STARTER
M
RED
FUSE
BLACK
ELECTRIC CLUTCH
WHITE
S
WHITE
M
B
BLACK
WHITE
A1
G
L
GRAY
A2
RED
CLUTCH/BRAKE
(PEDAL UP)
RED
BLACK
BLACK
PTO SWITCH
(DISENGAGED)
REVERSE SWITCH
(NOT IN REVERSE)
BLACK
BLACK
2
BLACK
3
BLACK
BLACK
BLACK
BLACK
1
6
SEAT SWITCH
(NOT OCCUPIED)
GRAY
BLACK /WHITE
JUNCTION
CONNECTOR
SHORTING
CONNECTOR
CHASSIS
HARNESS
SPARK
PLUGS GAP
(2 PLUGS ON
TWIN CYL. ENGINES)
IGNITION
UNIT
(OPTIONAL)
HOUR
METER
BLACK
BLUE
BLACK
FUEL
LINE
12V
POWER OUTLET
(IF SO EQUIPPED)
BLUE
CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT
16 AMP DC @ 36 RPM
FUEL SHUT-OFF
SOLENOID
(IF SO EQUIPPED)
REGULATOR
ORANGE
RED
STATOR
28 VOLTS AC @ 3600 RPM (REGULATOR DISCONNECTED)
BROWN
BLACK
LIGHT
SWITCH
HEADLIGHTS
3
6
2
1
6
3
5
5
2
4
4
1
IGNITION SWITCH
POSITION
CIRCUIT
OFF
RUN/OVERRIDE
M+G+A1
B+A1
RUN
START
B+A1
B + S + A1
“MAKE”
L+A2
02929
CHASSIS HARNESS
CONNECTOR
(MATING SIDE)
DASH HARNESS
CONNECTOR
(MATING SIDE)
27
WIRING INSULATED CLIPS
NOTE: IF WIRING INSULATED
CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR
SERVICING OF UNIT, THEY
SHOULD BE REPLACED TO
PROPERLY SECURE YOUR
WIRING.
NON-REMOVABLE
CONNECTIONS
REMOVABLE
CONNECTIONS
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
ELECTRICAL
22
21
41
24
43
42
40
27
33
30
25
34
2
27
1
46
91
50
99
100
26
8
ry
tte
Ba
16
_28
71
29
55
28
194276D
28
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
ELECTRICAL
KEY
NO.
1
2
8
16
21
22
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
33
34
40
41
42
43
46
50
55
71
90
91
99
100
PART
NO.
532 14 49-27
874 76 04-12
532 18 64-91
532 17 61-38
532 18 37-59
532 00 41-52
532 40 02-53
532 19 88-93
532 17 51-58
873 51 04-00
532 14 54-91
532 40 15-45
532 19 33-50
532 14 04-01
532 11 07-12
532 40 11-04
817 72 04-08
532 13 15-63
532 19 25-07
532 19 81-38
532 17 46-51
817 49 05-12
532 19 42-76
532 40 07-24
532 19 02-70
817 67 04-12
819 09 14-16
DESCRIPTION
Battery
Bolt Hex Head 1/4-20 x 3/4
Box Battery
Switch Interlock Push-In
Harness Socket Light W/4152J
Bulb Light
Cable Brty
Cable Starter
Fuse
Nut Keps Hex 1/4-20 unc
Cable, Ground
Switch, Seat
Switch, Ign
Key, Ignition
Switch Light / Reset
Harness Ign.
Screw Thd Cut 1/4-20 x 1/2
Cover, Terminal
Solenoid
Gauge Servicereminder Hrmtr
Switch PTO
Screw Thdrol 5/16-18 x 3/4 TYTT
Harness Ign. Dash
Cover Terminal
Strap Battery Mount Front
Screw Hexwsh Thdrol 1/4-20 x 3/4
Washer 9/32 x 7/8 x 16 Ga.
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
29
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
CHASSIS
15
208
204
18
210
212
214
203
14
207
130
25
211
206
209
130
5
176
202
176
205
176
177
175
150
178
195
36
176
176
196
37
182
181
152
130
159
194
138
184
181
222
180
219
217
162
165
194
99
219
68
229
183
2
chassis-tex_33-lt husq
KEY
NO.
2
5
14
15
18
25
36
37
68
99
130
138
150
152
159
162
165
175
176
177
178
180
181
182
PART
NO.
532 19 42-63
532 40 18-23
532 40 18-24
532 19 89-07
532 40 02-97
532 19 89-06
817 06 05-12
532 40 47-94
817 49 05-08
532 40 15-30
532 19 16-11
532 40 29-54
532 19 85-13
532 19 43-29
817 00 06-12
532 14 24-32
532 40 03-15
532 19 63-04
532 40 07-76
532 19 52-27
532 19 97-82
532 19 42-60
532 40 47-96
532 19 47-87
230
229
KEY
NO.
183
184
194
195
196
202
203
204
205
206
207
208
209
210
211
212
214
217
219
222
229
230
DESCRIPTION
Drawbar
Dash
Hood
Lens LH
Grille/Lens Asm.
Lens RH
Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4
Fender
Screw Thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2
Rod Asm Bypass
Screw 10 x 3/4 Single Lead-Hex
Cupholder
Air Duct
Shield Browning
Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
Screw
Support Tank Rear
Crossmember
Screw 10-24 x 5/8
Bushing Steering
Cargo Net Asm.
Chassis
Bushing Mtg. Fender Crgo
Dash Lower
30
PART
NO.
874 78 05-20
532 19 57-80
873 90 05-00
532 40 41-37
532 40 28-43
532 40 30-48
532 40 30-76
532 19 89-04
532 40 17-09
532 40 17-11
532 19 71-98
532 19 71-99
532 19 91-30
532 19 91-31
532 19 91-32
532 19 91-33
532 19 91-45
532 15 65-24
532 19 51-61
532 13 77-29
817 00 06-16
532 17 01-65
DESCRIPTION
Bolt Fin Hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
Spacer Fender
Nut Lock Hex Flange 5/16-18
Plug Hole Dash Lower
Console Asm. Deck Lift
Vent Side Hood RH
Vent Side Hood LH
Vent Top Hood
Skirt Hood Side RH
Skirt Hood Side LH
Bezel RH
Bezel LH
Insert Hex Top RH
Insert Hex Top Lh
Insert Hex Bottom RH
Insert Hex Bottom LH
Clip Retainer Tinner
Rod Pivot
Stud Fastner
Screw Thdrol 1/4-20 x 5/8
Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3/8-16 x 3/4
Bolt Shoulder 5/16-18
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
STEERING ASSEMBLY
26
45
51
1
54
21
19
16
66
65
63
60
57
63
9
61
8
7
54
67
55
2
59
98
7
6
4
35
58
64
67
28
13
55
15
22
6
14
5
62
50
13
14
15
69
68
53 8
65
50
13
70
steering-tex_5-vgt
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
2
4
5
6
7
8
9
13
14
15
16
19
21
22
26
28
35
45
50
51
53
532 19 39-43
532 19 59-68
532 40 30-87
532 40 30-88
532 12 49-31
532 12 17-48
812 00 00-29
532 12 12-32
532 12 17-49
810 04 06-00
873 54 06-00
532 19 47-46
532 19 47-29
532 18 67-37
532 19 48-45
532 19 36-52
817 00 06-12
532 19 47-32
819 18 38-12
873 90 06-00
873 94 08-00
532 18 89-67
DESCRIPTION
Wheel, Steering
Axle Asm., Front
Spindle Asm., LH
Spindle Asm., RH
Bearing, Race Thrust Harden
Washer 25/32 x 1-5/8 x 16 Ga.
Ring, Klip #T5304-75
Cap, Spindle
Washer 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 Ga.
Washer, Lock Hvy Hlcl Spr 3/8
Nut, Crown Lock 3/8-24 unf
Shaft Steering
Plate Steering
Adapter, Wheel Steering
Bushing, Strg. Blk
Insert, Wheel Steering
Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
Gear, Sector Plate
Washer 9/16 ID x 2-3/8 OD 12 Ga.
Nut Lock 3/8-16 unc
Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1/2-20 unf
Washer Hardened
.793 x 1.637 x .060
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
54
55
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
874 76 06-36
532 19 76-36
532 19 72-46
532 19 47-47
532 19 47-48
873 97 10-00
532 19 47-40
532 19 47-41
817 06 05-12
532 19 98-49
532 19 47-34
871 02 07-48
532 19 47-37
873 90 07-00
532 19 91-62
532 19 61-97
Bolt Hex 3/8-16 unc x 2-1/4
Spacer Brace Axle
Bracket Upstop
Bolt Shoulder Sector Pivot CFM
Washer Thrust Sector Steering
Nut Flange Lock 5/8-11
Draglink LH
Draglink, RH
Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4
Retainer Clip Spring Steering
Brace Axle Front
Bolt Hex Fghd 7/16-14 x 3 Serr
Bushing PM Front Axle
Nut Lock Flange 7/16-14 Gr. 5
Washer 1.5 x .505 x .118
Bracket Deck Susp. Front
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
31
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
DRIVE
56
213
125
206
221
207 26
209
92
116
185
197
171
196
221
184
42
35
80
125
125
167
160
203
64
160
188
170
161
52
186
189
187
214
208
49
159
51
15
153
125
50
29
51
190
15
163
215
159
52
51
2
116
17
73
1
1
2
183
205
37
drive-tex_17
32
33
210
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
DRIVE
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
------
2
15
17
26
29
33
35
37
42
49
50
51
52
56
64
73
532 12 35-83
819 13 13-16
532 19 72-96
532 19 96-79
532 19 76-59
812 00 00-01
532 19 95-91
532 12 17-49
532 12 48-72
872 11 06-14
532 19 43-27
873 90 06-00
532 19 43-26
532 14 02-18
53219 78-65
874 49 05-44
80
92
116
125
153
159
160
161
163
532 40 05-07
874 76 05-20
873 90 05-00
817 00 05-12
532 12 47-88
876 02 04-12
532 16 94-84
532 19 54-03
532 19 90-00
DESCRIPTION
Transaxle, Hydro 356-0510
(See Breakdown)
Key Square
Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 Ga.
Spring, Brake
Spring Return Cruise
Rod, Brake
Ring E
Rod, Brake, Park
Washer 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 Ga.
Cover, Foot Pedal
Bolt
Pulley Idler Flat
Lock Nut 3/8-16
Idler V-Groove 910" Offset
V-Belt, Drive
Shaft Asm. Pedal Brake Control
Bolt Hex Flghd
5/16-18 x 3.0 Gr. 5
Bracket Strap Torque
Bolt Fin Hex 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
Nut Lock Hex Flange 5/16-18
Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4
Retainer Spring
Pin Cotter 1/8 x 3/4
Retainer Clip
Spring, Return, Clutch
Rod Pedal Control
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
167
170
171
183
184
185
186
187
188
189
190
196
197
203
205
206
207
208
209
210
213
214
215
221
532 19 62-11
532 19 43-22
872 11 06-16
532 13 70-57
532 40 31-18
872 11 06-20
532 19 43-21
819 13 32-10
532 19 43-23
532 19 43-17
532 19 43-18
817 00 06-16
532 19 58-04
819 11 11-16
532 12 17-48
532 19 78-67
532 19 78-68
532 19 78-69
532 19 95-92
532 19 78-60
532 40 31-19
532 40 17-22
532 40 17-23
532 40 31-87
Latch Brake Parking
Keeper Belt Centerspan
Bolt
Spacer Axle
Handle Parking Brake
Bolt
Spacer Retainer
Washer
Link Clutch Ground Drive
Bellcrank Ground Drive
Keeper Bellcrank Ground Drive
Screw 3/8-16 x 1
Link Clutch Anti-Rotation
Washer 11/32 x 11/16 x 16 Ga.
Washer 25/32 x 1-5/8 16 Ga.
Bracket Mount Latch Cruise
Latch Control Cruise
Gear Sector Control Cruise
Rod Control Cruise
Rockr Asm. Pedal Control
Knob control Cruise
Pad Pedal Forward
Pad Pedal Reverse
Retainer Spring Clip
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
33
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
ENGINE
22
83
1
21
20
62
69
18
45
71
84
84
82
15
70
81
12
79
11
37
28
41
42
31
37
85
90
2
9
29
SPARK ARRESTER KIT
engine-tex_26
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
------
2
9
11
12
15
18
20
21
22
28
29
31
37
41
532 14 97-23
532 19 43-19
532 18 05-05
532 19 43-38
532 19 70-24
532 19 59-51
532 17 83-85
532 19 16-11
532 19 15-96
532 40 11-35
532 13 71-80
532 14 50-06
532 12 34-87
532 12 61-97
DESCRIPTION
Engine B&S Model No. 441777
0284-E1 (See Breakdown)
Muffler
Keeper Belt Engine
Clutch Ogura
Pulley Engine
Tank Fuel
Cap Asm
Control Throttle
Screw 10 x 3/4 Single Lead-Hex
Control Choke
Fuel Line
Spark Arrester Kit
Clip Push-In Hinged
Clamp Hose
Washer 1-1/2 OD x 15/32 ID x .250
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
42
45
62
69
70
71
79
81
82
83
84
85
90
810 04 07-00
873 51 04-00
532 14 66-29
532 16 53-91
532 15 99-55
532 16 05-89
532 18 39-06
532 14 84-56
532 18 16-54
532 19 82-39
817 06 06-20
532 17 39-37
817 00 06-16
Washer Lock 7/16
Nut Keps Hex 1/4-20 unc
Shield Heat Muffler
Gasket
Exhaust Tube LH
Exhaust Tube RH
Screw Socket Head 5/16-18 x 1
Tube Drain Oil Easy
Plug Drain Oil
Bolt 5/16-18 unc x 1 w/Sems
Screw 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
Bolt Hex 7/16-20 x 4 x Gr. 5-1.5 Thr
Screw 3/8-16 x 1
NOTE:
34
All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
MOWER LIFT
7
87
87
90
98
89
3
10
88
97
2
97
91
lift-tex_4
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
2
3
7
10
87
88
89
532 19 52-23
532 19 52-31
532 19 64-92
532 19 63-14
532 19 42-09
532 19 53-03
819 19 19-12
Shaft Asm., Lift
Lever Asm., Lift Rh
Grip, Lever
Spring Torsion
Pin Cotter 7/16 Bow Tie Lock
Spring Lift Assist
Washer Clear Zinc
KEY
NO.
90
91
97
98
PART
NO.
532 19 42-08
532 19 51-81
817 06 06-12
532 19 52-70
DESCRIPTION
Pin Cotter 5/16 Bow Tie Lock
Link Lift Susp Mower Rear
Screw 3/8-16 x .75 Smgml Tap/R.Z
Link Lift Susp. Front Mower
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
35
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
SEAT ASSEMBLY
1
8
8
7
7
41
40
10
21
6
37
5
37
2
44
43
21
3
seat-tex_7-vgt
KEY
NO.
1
2
3
5
6
7
8
10
PART
NO.
532 19 75-18
532 18 01-66
532 14 06-75
532 14 50-06
873 80 06-00
532 12 41-81
532 17 18-77
532 19 69-77
DESCRIPTION
Seat
Bracket Pivot Fender
Strap, Asm Fender
Clip, Push In, Hinged
Nut, Lock W/Ins. 3/8-16 unc
Spring, Seat Cprsn
Bolt 5/16-18 uncx 3/4 w/Sems
Pan, Seat
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
21
37
40
41
43
44
532 17 18-52
873 80 05-00
532 19 76-61
532 19 82-00
874760612
819133812
Bolt, Shoulder 5/16-18
Nut, Lock 5/16-18 unc
Handle Slide Seat
Spring Latch Seat
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
Washer 13/32 x 2-3/8 x 12 Ga.
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
36
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
DECALS
2
7
4
5 6
2
9
3
1
11
8
12
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
532 40 21-04
532 40 28-32
532 40 35-27
532 40 21-28
532 18 09-41
532 40 35-70
532 40 44-84
532 18 94-89
Decal, Operators
Decal, Hood
Decal, Hood Panel SD
Decal, Hood Top Insert
Decal, Customer Respons.
Decal, Replacement
Decal, Steering Wheel
Decal, Eng. HP
9
11
12
------
532 14 50-05
532 17 05-63
532 16 03-96
532 16 69-60
532 40 29-76
532 40 47-99
532 40 40-32
532 40 40-33
Decal, Battery Dnge/Poi
Decal, Warning
Decal, Mower V-Belt Schematic
Decal, Bypass
Pad, Footrest, LH
Pad, Footrest, RH
Manual, Owner's (English)
Manual, Owner's (French)
KEY
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
--
PART
NO.
532 05 91-92
532 06 51-39
532 13 83-36
532 05 99-04
532 10 62-22
532 12 49-57
532 12 49-59
532 17 50-39
532 13 84-68
532 12 49-26
532 13 83-37
532 14 43-34
DESCRIPTION
Cap Valve Tire
Stem Valve
Rim Asm 6" front Service
Tube Front (Service Item Only)
Tire F T 15 x 6 0 - 6 Service
Fitting Grease (Front Wheel Only)
Bearing Flange (Front Wheel nly)
Cap Axle Blk 1 50 x 1 00
Tire R T 18 x 9.5-8 Service
Tube Rear (Service Item Only)
Rim Asm 8" rear Service
Sealant, Tire (10 oz. Tube)
WHEELS AND TIRES
1
2
11 3
4
7
10
5
6
9
8
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
wheel_art_1-tex
37
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
MOWER DECK
40
145
59
57
55
68
56
34
190
33
40
116
117
32
36
31
30
40
196
1
21
21
40
196
117
188
69
189
19
21
116
62
6
21
189
188
24
6
19
23
25
16
26
20
15
29
27
69
14
69
13
11
8
42_D_elec-Tex_8
38
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2242T (279180)
MOWER DECK
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
6
8
11
532 40 29-99
532 19 51-86
532 19 30-03
532 13 89-71
--
532 13 41-49
--
532 13 97-75
13
14
15
16
19
20
21
23
24
25
26
27
29
30
31
32
532 19 28-72
532 18 72-81
532 11 04-85
532 17 44-93
532 19 65-39
532 15 97-70
873 68 05-00
532 19 25-57
532 10 53-04
532 19 70-26
532 11 04-52
532 40 30-04
532 13 14-91
532 17 39-84
532 18 76-90
532 17 34-36
DESCRIPTION
Mower Housing
Arm Suspension
Bolt/Washer asm 7/16-20 unf
Blade, 42" Hi-Lift
(For bagging or discharge)
Blade, 42" Mulching Std
(For mulching mowers only)
Blade, 42" Mulching Premium (For
better wear when mulching)
Shaft Assembly, Mandrel
Housing, Mandrel
Bearing, Ball, Mandrel
Stripper, Mower Deck
Bolt, Shoulder
Baffle, Vortex
Nut, Crownlock 5/16-18 unc
Bracket, Deflector
Cap, Sleeve
Spring, Torsion, Deflector
Nut, Push
Shield, Deflector
Rod, Hinge
Screw Thdrol Rolling Wsh Hd
Washer, Spacer
Pulley, Mandrel
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
33
34
36
40
55
56
57
59
62
68
69
116
117
145
188
189
190
196
--
532 40 02-34
872 11 06-12
532 19 61-06
873 90 06-00
532 19 72-49
532 19 90-92
817 00 06-16
532 14 10-43
872 11 06-16
532 14 49-59
872 14 05-05
532 19 34-06
532 17 48-73
532 17 79-68
532 19 51-61
873 90 05-00
532 19 72-51
819 13 20-12
532 19 28-70
--
DESCRIPTION
Nut, Toplock, Flanged
Bolt Carr Sh. 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 Gr. 5
Pulley, Idler, Flat
Nut, Lock Flg. 3/8-16 unc
Arm, Idler
Spacer, Retainer
Screw 3/8-16 x 1
Guard, Tuv Idler
Bolt Rd Hd Sq Nk 3/8-16 unc x 2
V-Belt
Bolt
Bolt, Shoulder
Wheel, Gauge
Pulley Idler
Stud Fastener
Nut Lock Hex Flange
Spring Mower Drive
Washer 13/32 x 1-1/4 x 12 Ga.
Mandrel Assembly (Includes
housing, shaft and shaft hardware
only-pulley not included)
532 40 12-24 Replacement Mower, Complete
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
39
TRACTOR - MODEL NO. 917.279180 (YTH2242T)
HYDRO TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 356-0510
40
900
TRACTOR - MODEL NO. 917.279180 (YTH2242T)
HYDRO TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 356-0510
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
170351
2
170352
3
170353
4
5
170354
169898
6
7
9
10
11
12
13
14
16
17
18
19
23
24
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
65
66
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
84
85
87
88
178322
170356
170358
170359
170360
169870
170361
173158
170362
170363
178781
173159
170420
170366
170367
170368
170369
170370
170371
170389
142991
170390
170391
170392
401260
401261
150809
170393
170394
170395
170396
150797
170397
170398
170399
170400
196599
170402
170403
170404
170405
170406
142977
142978
20vv-50
142929
170408
142883
142882
170409
170410
170411
189386
404026
170415
170416
170417
170418
142884
170419
170425
170426
401264
178334
DESCRIPTION
Kit, Main Housing
Main Housing, Machined
Bushing.865 X.985 X.790
Kit, Side Housing
Side Housing, Machined
Bushing.865 X.985 X.790
Bushing.624 X.719 X.562
Kit, Center Section
Center Section, Machined
Bushing.707 X.788 X.591
Swashplate, Trunnion Machined
Kit, Cylinder Block (1000)
Block - Cylinder
Piston
Spring, Compression
Washer Thrust
Sealant Tube
Hex Flange Screw 1/4-20 X 1.25
Shaft, Input
Retaining Ring
Spacer
Retaining Ring
Seal, Lip.67 X 1.58 X.276
Bearing, Ball 6203 (Bdr)
Hex Flange Head Screw 1/4-20 X 1.25
Seal, Lip 18 X 32 X 7
Arm, Control
Bearing, Thrust (10cc)
Check Plug Assembly, .027 Washer
Shaft Motor
Gear, Pinion, 13t
Gear 1 OT / 48t
Gear, 1 OT Jackshaft
60T Bullgear
Sleeve Bearing.75 X 1.75 X.625
Sleeve Bearing (Outboard).75 X 1.575 X.625
Washer
Lip Seal, Axle Shaft
Shaft, Axle (Keyed, R.H.)
Shaft, Axle (Keyed, L.H. )
Miter Gear (Splined)
Miter Gear
Differential Shaft (310-0750)
Retaining Ring
Pin, Jackshaft
Magnet, Ring
Spring, Bypass
Bolt 3/8-24 X 2-1/2
Filter
Base, Filter
Actuator, Bypass
Rod, Bypass Actuator
Arm, Bypass
Retaining Ring.25 External
Seal, Lip.741 X.25 X.25
Washer, Flat 0.050” (210-1000)
Retaining Ring
Bearing, Center Block
Spring, Helical Compression
Washer, Block Thrust
Oil
Kit, Brake Yoke
Rotor, Brake
Brake Puck
Brake Puck Plate
Pin, Brake Actuating
HFHCS 1/4-20 X 2 W/patch, Special Flange
Spacer, Brake Torsion Spring
Spring, Brake Arm Bias
Arm-brake, RH
Nut, Castle 5/16-24
Pin, Cotter 3/32x3/4
Brake Spring
Washer (310-0750)
Washer, Flat
Seal, Oil
Fitting, 5/16 X Sae 5/32 Tube
Hose, Expansion Tank
Cap, Barbed Vent
Bolt, Self Tapping (BDR)
41
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
93
94
95
170431
178783
178784
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
107
108
178786
178787
404027
178792
178793
178794
178795
178796
170432
170433
109
110
111
113
114
117
119
170434
161159
170435
170437
178797
178799
191031
120
123
124
170440
401265
191033
125
170445
126
170446
127
170447
128
401266
130
131
132
133
134
140
178802
178803
178804
184227
178808
191030
141
404030
900
400506
DESCRIPTION
Spring Clip, Housing
Bearing, Ball
Screw, 5/16-24x 1 1/2 Socket Head Cap (3103000)
Spacer, Locating
Screw (310-3000)
Arm, Return
Puck, Adjusting
Washer, .325 OD xl.6 Idx.15 Tk
Spring, Extension
Spacer, .56 ODx.26 ID X.87
Bracket, Torque
Deflector
Washer, Motor Shaft.71 Id X 1.150d X .03
Thick
Plug, Straight Thread 9/16-18
Screw, Torx Head 5/16-18 (310-3000)
O-ring .7 X .301 ID
Bracket, Support Expansion Tank
Spring Guide
Pin, Spring 5/16 X.75
Kit, Fan - Washer - Nut
Fan, 7 In
Hex Lock Nut 1/2-20 (Nylon Insert)
Washer, OR Slotted, .53 X 1.63 X.06
Pulley
Belt Keeper
Center Section Filter Bypass Assembly
Center Section
Base Filter W/ Poppet
Check Plug Assembly,.027 Washer Spring,
Bypass Actuator,
Bypass Deflector Bottom,
Filter Bushing,.707 X.788 X.591
Kit, Filter
Bottom, Filter Spring,
Bypass Actuator,
Bypass Deflector
Base, Filter W/ Poppet
Kit, Fan/pulley
Hex Jam 1/20-20
(Nylon Inser) Washer, OD Slotted, .53 X 1.63
X.06
Fan, 7 In
Pulley
Kit, Seal
Lip Seal.67 X 1.58 X.276
Lip Seal 18 X 32 X 7
Lip Seal .706 X 1.584 X .25
Lip Seal.741 X.250 X.250 TC
Oil Seal.625 X1.0x.25
O-ring.07x.301 ID
Kit, Expansion Tank
Tank,
Expansion Assembly Cap,
Barbed Vent
Bolt, Self Tapping 10-32 X 1/2
Bracket, Support Expansion
Tank Hose,
Expansion Tank
Stud, Threaded Ball
Bracket, Cruise/Damper
Nut 5/16-18
Damper
Washer, 5/16 Lock
Kit, Damper
Stud, Threaded Ball Bracket,
Cruise/Damper
Hex Nut 5/16-18 NC Damper
Washer, Helical Spring Lock 5/16, Regular
Kit, Lt Rcs
Arm, Return
Spring Guide
Switch, RCS Activator,
RCS Switch Spring,
RCS Switch Retainer,
RCS Switch Rivet 5/32
Transaxle Assembly-Complete
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.279180
BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 441777, TYPE NUMBER 0284-E1
8
929A
1
10
968
2
11
467
467A
3
213
265
9
267
216
445
222
967
188
265
1330 REPAIR MANUAL
1036 EMISSIONS LABEL
267
1058 OWNER’S MANUAL
25
718
305
1329 REPLACEMENT ENGINE
29
304
32
27
305A
28
16
703
27
26
865A
431
146
741
27
847
523
1026
447
865
447
24
842
447A
447A
1026A
51
654
865B
45
525
46
447A
53
45
287
50
4
163
524
51
1024
219
12
252
617
615
220
1035
250
54
1013
965
15
943
212
750
1017
552
415
1027
22
415A
929
691
20
42
54A
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.279180
BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 441777, TYPE NUMBER 0284-E1
5
5A
34
42
34
868
868
33
33
35
35
36
1022
42
36
7
1029
1022
1029
1100
7
798
192
192
1100
798
211
1023
1022
13
1023A
337
209
383
227
635
187
240
601
505
385
187A
278
788
118
142
628
918
98
163
1123
231
131
108
616
1128
150
141
121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT
51
118A
562
125
387
601
1022
914
130
552
137
633
105
552A
142
672
1124
742
1128
135
51
404
552A
691
150
276
1124
133
104
1126
104
105
975
987
633
95
987
137
1342
418
977 CARBURETOR GASKET SET
51
672
276
1123
137
947
633
276
672
1124
1127
276
1353
1123
150
276
160
987
117
43
117A
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.279180
BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 441777, TYPE NUMBER 0284-E1
74
334
73
1095 VALVE GASKET SET
333
868
7
851
1022
668
163
474
1070
1059
1005
877
573
332
1054
75
526
1119
789
501
405
363
23
726
48
695
165
789A
309
802
510
358 ENGINE GASKET SET
3
7
783
20
513
1090
1051
51
163
311
797A
803
310
9
868
544
691
12
1022
503
943
801
842
524
276
697
44
797
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.279180
BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 441777, TYPE NUMBER 0284-E1
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
2
699753
499585
3
4
5
5A
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
15
16
20
22
23
24
25
25
391086s•
699747
693998
693999
693997
792185
690937
691108
792184
697227
791130
690946
699700
690947
694966
691053
222698s
792117
792144
26
26
27
28
29
32
33
34
35
36
42
45
46
48
50
51
53
54
54A
73
74
75
95
98
104
105
108
117
117A
118
118A
792026
792073
690975
690229
699699
690976
499596
697464
690963
690963
499586
690977
790562
698172
695241
791677
690951
699816
695239
499439
698425
691056
690718
699721
694918
698537
699723
699732
699733
699733
699458
DESCRIPTION
Cylinder Assembly
Kit-Bushing/Seal (Magneto
Side)
Seal-Oil (Magneto Side)
Sump-Engine
Head-Cylinder (Cylinder 1)
Head-Cylinder (Cylinder 2)
•+ Gasket-Cylinder Head
Breather Assembly
• Gasket-Breather
Screw (Breather Assembly)
Tube-Breather
• Gasket-Crankcase
Screw (Cylinder Head)
Plug-Oil Drain
Crankshaft
• Seal-Oil (PTO Side)
Screw (Engine Sump)
Flywheel
Key-Flywheel
Piston Assembly (Standard)
Piston Assembly (.020” Oversize)
Ring Set-Piston (Standard)
Ring Set-Piston (.020” Oversize)
Lock-Piston Pin
Pin-Piston
Rod-Connecting
Screw (Connecting Rod)
Valve-Exhaust
Valve-Intake
Spring-Valve (Intake)
Spring-Valve (Exhaust)
Keeper-Valve
Tappet-Valve
Camshaft
Short Block
Manifold-Intake
• ؇
Gasket-Intake
Stud (Carburetor)
Screw (Intake Manifold)
Screw (Intake Manifold)
Screen-Rotating
Screw (Rotating Screen)
Washer (Flywheel)
Screw (Throttle Valve)
Kit-Idle Speed
Ø Pin-Float Hinge
Ø Valve-Float Needle
Valve-Choke
Jet-Main (Standard)
Jet-Main (Standard)
Jet-Main (High Altitude)(Left)
Jet-Main (High Altitude (Right)
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
121
125
127
130
131
133
135
137
141
142
146
150
160
163
165
187
699734
699709
698810
690993
499805
699724
699729
690994
699722
699726
690979
690995
699727
691001
693148
791766
187A
188
192
209
211
212
213
216
219
220
222
227
231
240
250
252
265
267
276
287
304
305
305A
309
310
311
332
333
334
337
358
791744
691108
690083
697674
691019
695238
691021
691022
698231
690412
698761
792492
690718
691035
690957
690956
691024
695134
690997
691108
695277
691005
790690
497595
690323
497608
691059
691060
691061
491055s
694012
•
Ø
‡
+
Included in Engine Gasket Set, Key. No. 358
Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit, Key. No. 121
Included in Carburetor Gasket Set, Key. No. 977
Included in Valve Gasket Set, Key. No. 1095
DESCRIPTION
Kit-Carburetor Overhaul
Carburetor
Plug-Welch
Valve-Throttle
Kit-Throttle Shaft
Float-Carburetor
Tube-Fuel Transfer
Ø Gasket-Float Bowl
Kit-Choke Shaft
Nozzle-Carburetor
Key-Timing
Gasket-Nozzle
Retainer-Solenoid
Gasket-Air Cleaner
Nut (Ring Gear)
Line-Fuel (Cut to Required
Length)
Line-Fuel (Molded)
Screw (Control Bracket)
Adjuster-Rocker Arm
Spring-Governor
Spring-Governed Idle
Link-Throttle
Bracket-Choke Control
Link-Choke
Gear-Governor
Washer (Governor Lever)
Bracket-Control
Lever-Governor Control
Screw (Choke Valve)
Filter-Fuel
Retainer-Breather
Collector-Oil
Clamp-Casing
Screw (Casing Clamp)
Ø+
Washer-Sealing
Screw (Dipstick Tube)
Housing-Blower
Screw (Blower Housing)
Screw (Blower Housing)
Motor-Starter
Bolt-Starter Motor
Brush Set
Nut (Flywheel)
Armature-Magneto
Screw (Magneto Armature)
Plug-Spark
Set-Engine Gasket
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches 1
inch = 25.4 mm
45
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.279180
BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 441777, TYPE NUMBER 0284-E1
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
363
383
385
387
404
405
415
415A
418
431
445
447
447A
467
467
474
501
503
505
510
513
523
524
525
526
544
552
552A
562
573
601
615
616
617
628
633
635
654
668
672
691
695
697
703
718
726
741
742
750
783
788
789
789A
797
797A
798
19203
19374
691108
808656
690442
697820
690283
690283
690999
790816
499486s
691003
691108
691008
790697
696458
691185
691532
691029
696541
692024
691036
691032
691037
691108
692034
690552
690553
690311
790444
691038
698290
691045
697891
691108
690998
66538s
690958
691215
690234
790574
693149
690372
691010
690959
499612
690980
690328
696999
695708
691039
698330
790544
691029
693167
697890
KEY
NO.
DESCRIPTION
Flywheel Puller
Wrench-Spark Plug
Screw (Fuel Pump)
Pump-Fuel
Washer (Governor Crank)
Screw (Back Plate)
Plug (Crankcase Cover/Sump)
Plug (Intake Manifold)
Plate-Carburetor
Elbow-Intake
Filter-Air Cleaner Cartridge
Screw (Air Guide Cover)
Screw (Air Guide Cover)
Knob-Air Cleaner
Knob-Air Cleaner
Alternator
Regulator
Strap-Ground
Nut (Governor Control Lever)
Drive-Starter
Clutch-Drive
Dipstick
• Seal-Dipstick Tube
Tube-Dipstick
Screw (Regulator)
Armature-Starter
Bushing-Governor Crank
Bushing-Governor Crank
Bolt (Governor Control Lever)
Plate-Back
Clamp-Hose
Retainer-Governor Shaft
Crank-Governor
Seal-O Ring (Intake Manifold)
Screw (Fuel Pump Bracket)
Ø Seal-Choke/Throttle Shaft
Boot-Spark Plug
Nut (Carburetor)
Spacer
Gasket-Carburetor Plate
• Seal-Governor Shaft
Screw (Ring Gear)
Screw (Drive Cap)
Clip
Pin-Locating
Gear-Ring
Gear-Timing
Retainer-E Ring
Screw (Oil Pump Cover)
Gear-Pinion
Bracket-Fuel Pump
Harness-Wiring
Harness-Wiring
Nut (Brush Retainer)
Nut (Brush Retainer)
Screw (Rocker Arm)
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
801 691283
802 691286
803 693757
842 691031
847 499602
851 493880s
865 691012
865A 691014
865B 691015
868 690968
877 399916
914 691127
918 694000
929 691003
943 690589
947 699728
965 499613
967 273638s
968 790689
975 499810
977 699735
987 691000
1005 790698
1013 690954
1017 690770
1022 690971
1023 499599
1023A499600
1024 499054
1026 690981
1026A690982
1027 492932s
1029 690972
1035 691042
1036 792019
1051 691265
1054 280275
1058 276245
1059 698516
1070 690372
1090 691293
1095 699735
1100 791959
1119 691183
1123 699725
1124 690988
Cap-Drive
Cap-End
Housing-Starter
• Seal-Dipstick/Tube
Dipstick/Tube Assembly
Terminal-Spark Plug
Cover-Air Guide
Cover-Air Guide
Cover-Air Guide
•+ Seal-Valve
Wire/Connector-Alternator
Screw (Rocker Cover)
Hose-Vacuum
Screw (Choke Control Bracket)
• Seal-O Ring (Oil Pump Cover)
Solenoid-Fuel
Cover-Oil Pump
Filter-Pre Cleaner
Cover-Air Cleaner
Bowl-Float
Gasket Set-Carburetor
Ø Seal-Throttle Shaft
Fan-Flywheel
Nipple-Oil Filter
Screen-Oil Pump
•+ Gasket-Rocker Cover
Cover-Rocker (Cylinder 1)
Cover-Rocker (Cylinder 2)
Pump-Oil
Rod-Push (Steel)
Rod-Push (Aluminum)
Filter-Oil
Arm-Rocker
Shaft-Pump
Label-Emissions
Ring-Retaining
Tie-Cable
Owner’s Manual
Kit-Screw/Washer
Screw (Flywheel Fan)
Retainer-Brush
Kit-Valve Overhaul
Pivot-Rocker Arm
Screw (Alternator)
Seal-O Ring (Solenoid Retainer)
Seal-O Ring (Fuel Transfer
Tube)
1126 690991
Screw (Fuel Transfer Tube)
1127 690992
Screw (Float Bowl)
1128 690990
Screw (Carburetor Nozzle)
1329 441777-0027 Replacement Engine
1330 273521
Repair Manual
1342 699731
Extension-Fuel Transfer Tube
•
Ø
‡
+
46
Included in Engine Gasket Set, Key. No. 358
Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit, Key. No. 121
Included in Carburetor Gasket Set, Key. No. 977
Included in Valve Gasket Set, Key. No. 1095
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches 1
inch = 25.4 mm
SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION
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ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL,
NOT ACROSS HILL
15 DEGREES MAX.
WARNING: To avoid serious injury, operate your tractor up and
down the face of slopes, never across the face. Do not mow
slopes greater than 15 degrees. Make turns gradually to prevent
tipping or loss of control. Exercise extreme caution when
changing direction on slopes.
1. Fold this page along dotted line indicated above.
2. Hold page before you so that its left edge is vertically parallel to a tree
trunk or other upright structure.
3. Sight across the fold in the direction of hill slope you want to measure.
4. Compare the angle of the fold with the slope of the hill.
47
532 40 40-32 Rev. 3 05.16.06 TR/VB
Printed in U.S.A.
The following items are not covered by this warranty:
(1)Normal customer maintenance items which become worn through normal regular use, including, but
not limited to, belts, blades, blade adapters, bulbs, filters, guide bars, lubricants, rewind springs, saw
chain, spark plugs, starter ropes and tines;
(2)Natural discoloration of material due to ultraviolet light;
(3)Engine and drive systems not manufactured by Husqvarna; these items are covered by the respective
manufacturer’s warranty as provided in writing with the product information supplied at the time of purchase; all claims must be sent to the appropriate manufacturer;
(4)Lawn and garden attachments are covered by a third party which gives a warranty, all claims for warranty should be sent to the manufacturer; and
(5)Emission Control System components necessary to comply with CARB-TIER-II and EPA regulations
which are manufactured by third party engine manufacturer.
SECTION 3: ITEMS NOT COVERED BY THIS WARRANTY
Husqvarna will repair or replace defective components without charge for parts or labor if a component fails
because of a defect in material or workmanship during the warranty period.
SECTION 2: HUSQVARNA’S OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE WARRANTY
30 Day Warranty: Replacement parts, accessories including bars and chains, tools and display items.
Husqvarna Safety Apparel carries a 90-day warranty from the date of the customer’s original purchase for
defects in material and workmanship. Normal wear, tear or abuse is not covered under warranty. Product must
be returned to Charlotte with a warranty claim form. All care and maintenance instructions must be followed
as stated by the manufacturer on the care label. The fit of the protective apparel/boot is not covered under
warranty.
90 Day Warranty: Automatic Mower, Chain saws, power cutters, stump grinders, pole saws, pole pruners,
snow throwers, model series 580 & 600 walk-behind mowers and commercial turf equipment or any Husqvarna
product used for commercial, institutional, professional, or income producing purposes or use except as otherwise provided herein.
Batteries have a one-year prorated limited warranty with 100% replacement during the first 6 months.
1 Year Warranty: Power cutters, stump grinder, pole pruners and pole saws for non-commercial, non-professional, non-institutional or non-income producing use. All trimmers, brushcutters, clearing saws, hovering
trimmers, stick edgers, backpack blowers, hand held blowers, hedge trimmers, power-assist collection systems
used for commercial, institutional, professional or income producing purposes or use.
Emission control system components necessary to comply with CARB-TIER-II and EPA regulations, except
for those components which are part of engine systems manufactured by third party engine manufacturers for
which the purchaser has received a separate warranty with product information supplied at time of purchase.
2 Year NON-COMMERCIAL Warranty: Automatic Mower, Riding lawn mowers, yard and garden tractors, walk
behind mowers, tillers, chain saws, trimmers, brushcutters, clearing saws, snow blowers, handheld blowers,
backpack blowers, hedge trimmers, electrical products and power-assist collection systems for noncommercial, nonprofessional, noninstitutional or nonincome producing use, except as herein stated.
2 Year COMMERCIAL-Warranty: Husqvarna Commercial Turf Equipment—zero turn riders, wide area walks,
and ground engaging commercial equipment.
HUSQVARNA
7349 Statesville Road
Charlotte, NC 28269
531 83 81-23
2002
To obtain the benefit of this warranty, the product believed to be defective must be delivered to an authorized
Husqvarna dealer in a timely manner, no later than thirty (30) days from date of the operational problem or
failure. The product must be delivered at the owner’s expense. Pick-up and delivery charges are not covered
by this warranty. An authorized Husqvarna dealer can be normally located through the “Yellow Pages” of the
local telephone directory or by calling 1-800-HUSKY62 for a dealer in your area.
Proof of purchase must be presented to the authorized Husqvarna dealer in order to obtain warranty service.
This proof must include date purchased, model number, serial number, and complete name and address of the
selling dealer.
It is the Owner’s and Dealer’s responsibility to make certain that the Warranty Registration Card is properly
filled out and mailed to Husqvarna Forest & Garden Company. This card should be mailed within ten (10) days
from the date of purchase in order to confirm the warranty and to facilitate post-sale service.
SECTION 6: PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN WARRANTY CONSIDERATION
The product must exhibit reasonable care, maintenance, operation, storage and general upkeep as written
in the maintenance section of the Owner’s/Operator’s manual. Should an operational problem or failure occur,
the product should not be used, but delivered as is to an authorized Husqvarna dealer for evaluation. Proof of
purchase, as explained in section 6, rests solely with the customer.
SECTION 5: CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES
Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long
an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you
specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF
THE PURCHASER. HUSQVARNA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY ON THESE PRODUCTS EXCEPT
TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ON THESE PRODUCTS IS LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE
WARRANTY PERIOD AS DEFINED IN THE LIMITED WARRANTY STATEMENT. HUSQVARNA RESERVES
THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR IMPROVE THE DESIGN OF THE PRODUCT WITHOUT NOTICE, AND DOES
NOT ASSUME OBLIGATION TO UPDATE PREVIOUSLY
MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS.
This warranty shall be inapplicable to defects resulting from the following:
(1)Accident, abuse, misuse, negligence and neglect, including stale fuel, dirt, abrasives, moisture, rust,
corrosion, or any adverse reaction due to incorrect storage or use habits;
(2)Failure to operate or maintain the unit in accordance with the Owner’s/Operator’s manual or instruction sheet furnished by Husqvarna;
(3)Alterations or modifications that change the intended use of the product or affects the product’s performance, operation, safety, or durability, or causes the product to fail to comply with any applicable
laws; or:
(4)Additional damage to parts or components due to continued use occurring after any of the above.
Husqvarna Forest & Garden Company (“Husqvarna”) warrants Husqvarna product to the original purchaser
to be free from defects in material and workmanship from the date of purchase for the “Warranty Period” of the
product as set forth below:
Lifetime Warranty: All tiller tines against breakage, trimmer shafts, ignition coils and modules on hand held
product.
3 Year Warranty: Spindles (on Zero Turn Riders and Commercial Walk-Behinds)
SECTION 4: EXCEPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SECTION 1: LIMITED WARRANTY
WARRANTY STATEMENT