Dixon 2004 Lawn Mower User Manual

GRIZZLY™
ZTR®
Operator’s Manual
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Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you
understand the instructions before using the machine.
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CONTENTS
Contents ..................................................................3
Introduction..............................................................5
Congratulations .....................................................5
General ..................................................................5
Driving and Transport on Public Roads .................5
Towing ...................................................................5
Operating ...............................................................5
Good Service .........................................................6
Manufacturing Number ..........................................6
Symbols and Decals................................................7
Safety Instructions ..................................................9
General Operation .................................................9
Personal Safety Equipment .................................11
Slope Operation ..................................................11
Children ...............................................................12
Maintenance ........................................................13
Transport .............................................................16
Customer responsibilities ....................................17
Controls ..................................................................18
Control Locations ................................................18
Steering Controls.............................................19
Hour Meter ......................................................20
Parking Brake ..................................................20
Blade Switch....................................................20
Ignition Switch .................................................21
Fuses...............................................................21
Refueling .........................................................22
Fuel Shut Off Valve..........................................23
Seat Adjustment Knobs ..................................23
Choke Control .................................................23
Throttle Control................................................24
Lifting Level for Deck .......................................24
Operation................................................................26
Training................................................................26
Roll Bar ................................................................26
Before Starting ....................................................26
Starting the Engine ..............................................26
To start an engine with a weak battery ................31
Running ...............................................................32
Operating on hills ................................................33
Mowing Tips ........................................................34
Stopping the Engine ............................................35
Moving by Hand ..................................................36
Maintenance ............................................................ 37
Maintenance Schedule ........................................ 37
Battery ................................................................. 39
Ignition System .................................................... 40
Checking the Safety System ............................... 40
Checking the Engine’s Cooling Air Intake ............ 41
Checking and Adjusting the Throttle Cable.......... 41
Checking and Adjusting the Choke Cable ........... 41
Replacing the Air Filter ........................................ 42
Replacing the Fuel Filter ...................................... 46
Checking the Fuel Pump’s Air Filter..................... 46
Checking Tire Pressures ..................................... 46
Checking the Parking Brake ................................ 47
Checking the V-belts ............................................ 47
Deck belt .............................................................. 47
Checking the Blades ............................................ 50
Adjusting the Mower Deck ................................... 52
Cleaning and Washing......................................... 54
Caster Wheels ..................................................... 54
Hardware ............................................................. 54
Lubrication .............................................................. 55
Lubrication Schedule ........................................... 55
General ................................................................ 55
Lubricating the Cables ......................................... 56
Lubricating with Lubrication Schedule ................. 56
Trouble Shooting Guide ......................................... 63
Storage .................................................................... 66
Winter Storage ..................................................... 66
Service ................................................................. 66
Wiring diagram ....................................................... 67
Technical Data ........................................................ 68
Accessories ......................................................... 74
Torque Specifications .......................................... 74
Conformity Certificates .......................................... 77
USA requirements ............................................... 77
Service Journal ....................................................... 78
Delivery Service ................................................... 78
After the First 5-8 Hours ...................................... 79
25-Hour Service ................................................... 80
50-Hour Service ................................................... 81
100-Hour Service ................................................. 82
300-Hour Service ................................................. 83
At Least Once Each Year .................................... 84
Warranty .................................................................. 86
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WARNING!
Failure to follow cautious operating practices can result in serious injury to the
operator or other persons. The owner must understand these instructions, and must
allow only trained persons who understand these instructions to operate the mower.
Each person operating the mower must be of sound mind and body and must not be
under the influence of any mind altering substance.
WARNING!
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.
WARNING!
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.
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INTRODUCTION
Congratulations
Thank you for purchasing a Dixon ride-on mower. This machine is built for superior efficiency to rapidly mow
primarily large areas. A control panel easily accessible to the operator and a hydrostatic transmission regulated by
steering controls both contribute to the machine’s performance.
This manual is a valuable document. Read the contents carefully before using or servicing the machine. The
following of instructions (use, service, maintenance, etc.) by all who operate this machine is important for the
safety of the operator and others. It can also considerably increase the life span of the machine and increase its
resale value.
If you sell your machine, be sure to give the operator’s manual to the new owner.
The final chapter of this operator’s manual provides a Service Journal. Ensure that service and repair work are
documented. A well-kept service journal reduces service costs for the maintenance and affects the machine’s
resale value. Please contact your dealer for more information. Take the operator’s manual along when the
machine is taken to your dealer for service.
General
In this operator’s manual, left and right, backward and forward are used in relation to the machine’s normal driving
direction.
Continuous dedication to improve our products require that specifications and design are subject to change
without notice.
Driving and Transport on Public Roads
Check applicable road traffic regulations before transporting on public roads. If the machine is transported, you
must always use approved fastening equipment and ensure that the machine is well anchored. DO NOT operate
this machine on public roadways.
Towing
Do not tow this machine, it may cause damage to the drive system.
Do not tow any trailers, etc. with this mower. They may jackknife or overturn causing damage to the mower and
possible serious injury to the operator.
Operating
This machine is constructed only for mowing grass on lawns and even ground without obstacles such as stones,
tree stumps, etc. The machine can also be used for other tasks when equipped with special accessories provided
by the manufacturer. Operating instructions for the accessories are provided with delivery. All other types of uses
are incorrect. The manufacturer’s directions concerning operation, maintenance, and repairs must be carefully
followed.
Lawn mowers and all power equipment, can be potentially dangerous if used improperly. Safety requires good
judgement, careful use in accordance with these instructions and common sense.
The machine must only be operated, maintained, and repaired by persons familiar with the machine’s special
characteristics and who are also knowledgeable about the safety instructions. Use only approved repair parts to
maintain this machine.
Accident prevention regulations, other general safety regulations, occupational safety rules, and traffic regulations
must be followed without fail.
Unauthorized modifications to the design of the machine may absolve the manufacturer from liability for any
resulting personal injury or property damage.
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INTRODUCTION
Good Service
Dixon’s products are sold all over the world and only in specialized retail stores with complete service. This
ensures that you as a customer receive only the best support and service. Before the product is delivered, the
machine has, for example, been inspected and adjusted by your retailer. See the certificate in the Service Journal
in this operator’s manual.
When you need spare parts or support in service questions, warranty issues, etc., please consult the following
professional:
This Operator’s Manual belongs to the machine with
the manufacturing number:
Engine
Transmission
Manufacturing Number
The machine’s manufacturing number can be found on the printed plate affixed to the left in the engine
compartment. Stated on the plate, from the top are:
• The machine’s type designation (I.D.).
• The manufacturer’s type number (Model).
• The machine’s serial number (Serial no.)
Please have the type designation and serial number available when ordering spare parts.
The engine’s manufacturing number is stamped on one of the valve covers.
The plate states:
• The engine’s model.
• The engine’s type.
• Code
Please have these available when ordering spare parts.
The wheel motors and hydrostatic pumps have a barcode decal affixed at the rear.
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SYMBOLS AND DECALS
These symbols are found on the machine and in the operator’s manual.
Study them carefully so that you know what they mean.
WARNING!
Xxxx xxxxxx xxxxx xxxx
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Used in this publication to notify the reader of a risk of personal injury or death, particularly if the reader should
neglect to follow instructions given in the manual.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Xxxx xxxxxx xxxxx xxxx xxxxxxxxx
xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. xx xxxxxxxx xxxx
xxxxxx.
Used in this publication to notify the reader of a risk of material damage, particularly if the reader should neglect
to follow instructions given in the manual. Used also when there is a potential for misuse or misassembly.
R N
Reverse
Neutral
Fast
Slow
Choke
Fuel
P
Warning!
Parking Brake
CE conformity
marking. Only for
European market
Battery acid is corrosive, explosive and flammable
Warning! Rotating blades,
keep away from the
discharge deck
Do not touch parts
Do not stand here
Noise emissions to the
surroundings in accordance with
the European Union’s directive.
The machine’s emission is stated
in the chapter TECHNICAL DATA
and on the decals.
Use protective glasses
Use protective gloves
Only machines for European
market
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SYMBOLS AND DECALS
Read
Operator’s
Manual
Shut off engine and
remove key before
performing any
maintenance or repair work
Keep a safe
distance from
the machine
Use on slopes
no greater
than 10°
No passengers
Whole body
exposure to
thrown objects
Severing of fingers
and toes
Do not open or
remove safety
shields while
engine is running
Careful backing up,
watch for other
people
Careful going
forward, watch for
other people
Moving sharp blades under cover
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SAFETY
Safety Instructions
These instructions are for your safety. Read them carefully.
WARNING!
This symbol means that important safety instructions need to be emphasized.
It concerns your safety.
IMPORTANT: 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.
General Operation
• Read, understand, and follow all instructions
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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. The machine is only
intended for use by one person.
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.
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Read the operator’s manual before starting the machine
8011-513
Clear the area of objects before mowing
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SAFETY
• Disengage blades when not mowing. Shut
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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.
Anyone who operates this machine must first
read and understand this Operation Manual.
Local laws may regulate the age of the user.
Keep machine free of grass, leaves or other
debris buildup which can touch hot exhaust
/ engine part and burn. Do not allow the
mower deck to plow leaves or other debris
which can cause buildup to occur. Clean any
oil or fuel spillage before operating or storing
the machine. Allow machine to cool before
storage.
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8011-520
Never take passengers
WARNING!
Engine exhaust and certain
vehicle components contain
or emit chemicals considered
to cause cancer, birth defects,
or other reproductive system
damage. The engine exhaust
contains carbon monoxide,
which is a odorless, colorless,
poisonous gas. Do not use the
machine in enclosed spaces.
SAFETY
Personal Safety Equipment
WARNING!
When using the machine, approved personal protective equipment (shown in
illustrations) shall be used. Personal protective equipment cannot eliminate the
risk of injury but it will reduce the degree of injury if an accident does happen.
Ask your retailer for help in choosing the right equipment.
• Make sure that you have first aid equipment
close at hand when using the machine.
• Never use the machine when barefoot.
• Always wear protective shoes or boots,
preferably with steel toe caps.
• Always wear approved protective glasses or
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a full visor when assembling or driving.
Always wear gloves when handling the
blades.
Never wear loose clothing that can get
caught in moving parts.
Use ear protectors to avoid damage to
hearing.
Slope Operation
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 (10 degrees
maximum), 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 while on the slope.
• Do not mow on wet grass. Tires may lose
traction.
• 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 not use on steep slopes.
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Personal protective equipment
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Mow up and down, not side to side
WARNING!
Do not drive up or down hills
with slopes greater than 10
degrees. And do not drive across
any slopes.
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SAFETY
• Do not try to stabilize the machine by putting
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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.
Children
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
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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.
8011-509
Be extra cautious when driving on slopes
8011-517
Never allow children to operate the machine
8011-518
Keep children away from work area
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SAFETY
Maintenance
WARNING!
The engine must not be started when the driver’s floor plate or any protective
plate for the mower deck’s drive belt is removed.
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 at least
two (2) minutes 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.
• Before you begin refueling, minimize the
risk of static electricity by touching a metal
surface.
• 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 lockopen device.
• If fuel is spilled on clothing, change clothing
immediately.
• Never overfill fuel tank. Replace gas cap and
tighten securely.
• Do not start the engine near spilled fuel.
• Never use gasoline as a cleaning agent.
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Never fill the fuel tank indoors
WARNING!
The engine and the exhaust
system, become very hot
during operation.
Risk for burns if touched.
Allow engine and exhaust
system to cool at least two (2)
minutes before refueling.
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SAFETY
• If leaks arise in fuel system, engine must not
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be started until problem has been resolved.
Check the fuel level before each use and
leave space for the fuel to expand, because
the heat from the engine and the sun may
otherwise cause the fuel to expand and
overflow.
General Maintenance
• Never operate machine in a closed area.
• Keep all nuts and bolts tight to be sure the
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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 buildup. Clean oil or fuel spillage
and remove any fuel-soaked 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.
Do not modify safety equipment. Check
regularly to be sure it works properly. The
machine must not be driven with defective
or unmounted protective plates, protective
cowlings, safety switches, or other protective
devices.
Do not change the settings of governors and
avoid running the engine with overly high
engine speeds. If you run the engine too fast,
you risk damaging the machine components.
Be very careful when handling battery acid.
Acid on skin can cause serious corrosive
burns. If you spill battery acid on your skin,
rinse immediately with water.
Acid in the eyes can cause blindness,
contact a doctor immediately.
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8011-515
Never drive the machine in an enclosed space
Use protective glasses for
maintenance work.
WARNING!
The battery contains lead and
lead compounds, chemicals
that are considered to cause
cancer, birth defects, and other
reproductive system damage.
Wash your hands after handling
the battery.
SAFETY
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Be careful when servicing the battery.
Explosive gases form in the battery. Never
perform maintenance on the battery when
smoking or near open flames or sparks.
The battery can explode and cause serious
injury/damage.
Ensure that nuts and bolts, especially the
fastening bolts for the blade attachments,
are properly tightened, torqued and that the
equipment is in good condition.
Do not modify safety equipment. Check
regularly to be sure it works properly. The
machine must not be driven with defective
or unmounted protective plates, protective
cowlings, safety switches, or other protective
devices.
Do not change the settings of governors and
avoid running the engine with overly high
engine speeds. If you run the engine too fast,
you risk damaging the machine components.
Sparking can occur when working with the
battery and the heavy cables of the starter
circuit. This can cause battery explosion,
fire or eye injury. Sparking in this circuit can
not occur after the chassis cable (normally
negative, black) is removed from the battery.
6003-009
Do not smoke when performing maintenance on the battery.
The battery can explode and cause serious injury/damage.
WARNING!
Avoid electrical sparking and its
consequences by the following
routines:
• Use protective goggles.
• Ensure that the fuel filler cap is mounted
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tightly and no flammable substances is
stored in an open vessel.
Never work with the starter circuit if there is
spilled fuel.
Disconnect the chassis cable from the
battery first and reconnect it last.
Do not make a bridge short circuit across the
starter relay to run the starter.
Never use the machine indoors or in spaces
lacking proper ventilation. The exhaust
fumes contain carbon monoxide, an
odorless, poisonous, and lethal gas.
Stop and inspect the equipment if you run
over or into anything. If necessary, make
repairs before starting.
Never make adjustments with the engine
running.
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Risk of sparking
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SAFETY
• The machine is tested and approved only
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with the equipment originally provided or
recommended by the manufacturer. Only use
approved repair parts for the machine.
The blades are sharp and can cause
cuts and gashes. Wrap the blades or use
protective gloves when handling them.
Check the parking brake’s functionality
regularly. Adjust and service as necessary.
The mulch blades should only be used in
familiar areas when higher quality mowing is
desired.
Reduce the risk of fire by removing grass,
leaves, and other debris that may have
accumulated on the machine. Allow the
machine to cool before putting it in storage.
Regularly clean deck and underside of
deck, avoid spraying engine and electrical
components with water.
Transport
• The machine is heavy and can cause serious
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crushing injuries. Be extra cautious when it
is loaded on or unloaded from a vehicle or
trailer.
Use an approved trailer to transport the
machine. Activate the parking brake, turn off
the fuel supply, and fasten the machine with
approved fastening devices, such as bands,
chains, or straps, when transporting.
Do not operate this machine on public
roadways.
Check and abide by local traffic regulations
before transporting the machine on any road.
Do not tow this machine, it may cause
damage to the drive system.
Do not tow any trailers, etc. with this mower.
They may jackknife or overturn causing
damage to the mower and possibly serious
injury to the operator.
Load the unit onto truck or trailer by driving
up ramps of suitable strength using a slow
speed. Do not lift! The machine is not
intended to be lifted by hand.
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8011-515
Never drive the machine in an enclosed space
WARNING!
Escaping hydraulic oil under
pressure can have sufficient
force to penetrate the skin,
causing serious injury. If injured
by escaping fluid, see a doctor
at once. Serious infection or
reaction can develop if proper
medical treatment is not
administered immediately.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The parking brake is not sufficient
to lock the machine in place during
transport. Ensure that the machine is
well fastened to the transport vehicle.
Always reverse the machine onto the
transport vehicle to avoid tipping it over.
SAFETY
Roll over Protection system ROPS
The ROPS increases the basic weight of the unit by 42 lbs/19 kg. The ROPS on the US units are standard, on the
European units the ROPS is an accessory.
WARNING!
The structures capability may be impaired by structural damage if overturned, or
alteration occurs. If any of these conditions take place, the total structure MUST
be replaced.
Do not use ROPS as a lifting, attaching or anchoring point.
Do not use ROPS for wrecking or towing.
Do not exceed Max GVW: 2822 lbs/1283 kg.
Read machine operator´s manual before each use.
Securely fasten your seat belt if the unit has a ROPS.
Where possible, avoid operating the unit near ditches, embankments and holes.
Reduce speed when turning, crossing slopes and on rough, slick or muddy surfaces.
Stay off slopes too steep for safe operation.
Watch where you are going, especially at row ends, on roads and around trees.
Do not permit others to ride.
Operate the mower smoothly - no jerky turns, starts or stops.
When mower is stopped, set brakes securely and use park brake.
If any part of ROPS is damaged, the entire ROPS must be replaced.
Check all bolts including seat belt for correct torque before each use.
Check ROPS structure for damage before each use.
ROPS bar is NOT intended for use in sub zero temperatures.
Customer responsibilities
• Read and observe the safety rules.
• Follow a regular schedule in maintaining, caring for and using your mower.
• Follow the instructions under “Maintenance” and “Storage” sections of this
owner’s manual.
WARNING!
This mower is equipped with an internal combustion engine and should not be
used on or near any unimproved forest-covered, bush-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.
A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your authorized Dixon dealer.
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CONTROLS
Controls
This operator’s manual describes the Dixon Zero
Turn Rider. The rider is fitted with a Kohler four-stroke
overhead valve engine developing 27 - 30 horse
power.
Transmission from the engine is made via two beltdriven hydraulic pumps, which in turn drive a hydraulic
motor for each drive wheel. Using the left and right
steering controls, the flow is regulated and thereby the
direction and speed.
Zero Turn Rider
Control Locations
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Motion control levers
Hour meter
Parking brake
Blade switch
Ignition switch
Fuses
Fuel tank cap
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Fuel shut off valve
Seat adjustment lever
Choke control
Throttle control
Cutting height adjuster
Deck lift (foot assist)
CONTROLS
1. Steering Control Levers
The machine’s speed and direction are continuously
variable using the two steering controls. The steering
controls can be moved forward or backward about a
neutral position. Furthermore, there is a neutral position, which is locked if the steering controls are moved
outward.
When both controls are in the neutral position (N), the
machine stands still.
By moving both controls an equal amount forward or
backward, the machine moves in a straight line forward or backward respectively.
In order, for example, to turn right while moving forward, move the right control towards the neutral position. The rotation of the right wheel is reduced and the
machine turns to the right.
Zero turn can be achieved by moving one control
backward (behind the neutral position) and carefully
moving the other steering control forward from its neutral position. The rotation direction when zero turning is
determined by which steering control is moved backward behind the neutral position. If the left steering
control is pulled backward, the machine turns to the
left. Use extra care when using this maneuver.
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Steering controls
WARNING!
The machine can turn very
rapidly if one steering control
is moved much further forward
than the other.
If the steering controls are in uneven positions when
standing still or do not fit in the slots for moving the
controls outward, they can be adjusted.
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Tracking
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If the mower is not tracking straight, check the air
pressure in both rear tires. Recommended air pressure
is 15 psi. (1 bar) Tracking must be checked on a flat
and level concrete or blacktop surface. If the unit still
does not track straight contact your Dixon workshop
for adjustments.
4
3
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1. Forward
2. Neutral
3. Neutral slot, Neutral lock
4. Reverse
Motion control lever, right side
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CONTROLS
2. Hour Meter
The hour meter displays the total operating time.
It will flash CHG OIL (Change Oil) at 50 hour intervals.
The flash duration is one hour before and one hour
after the interval. The CHG OIL icon will come on
and shut off automatically. The hour meter can not be
manually reset.
Hour meter
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3. Parking Brake
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The machine must stand absolutely still
when applying the parking brake. Always
set the parking brake before dismounting.
Release the parking brake before moving
the mower.
The parking brake is found on the left of the machine.
Pull the lever backward to activate the brake and
forward to release it.
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Parking brake not activated
4. Blade switch
In order to engage the mower deck, pull the knob out;
the mower blades are disengaged when the knob is
depressed.
Blade Switch
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CONTROLS
5. Ignition Switch
The ignition key is placed on the control panel and is
used to start and stop the engine.
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Ignition Switch
6. Fuses
The fuses are located in a holder at the right hand side
of the battery compartment. They are flat pin fuses of
the same type used in automobiles.
There are three fuses as well as socket for one spare
fuse.
Fuse ratings and functions:
• 20 A, Primary fuse.
• 7.5 A, Mower deck coupling.
• 7.5 A, Accessory outlet.
• Socket for spare fuse.
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Fuses
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CONTROLS
7. Refueling
Read the safety instructions before refueling. The
machine has two fuel tank, just behind the seat. The
tanks take 5.7 gallons (22 liters) each.
Make sure the fuel caps are properly tightened and the
cap gasket is not damaged.
The engine will run on a minimum of 85-octane
unleaded gasoline (no oil mix). Environmentally
adapted alkylate gasoline can be used. See also
Technical Data concerning ethanol fuel. Methanol fuel
is not allowed. Do not use E85 alcohol based fuel.
Damage to engine and components may occur.
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WARNING!
Fuel tanks
Gasoline is highly flammable.
Observe caution and fill the
tank outdoors (see the safety
instruction).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
WARNING!
The engine and the exhaust
system, become very hot during
operation.
Risk for burns if touched.
Allow engine and exhaust
system to cool at least two (2)
minutes before refueling
WARNING!
Fill to bottom of filler neck. Do
not overfill. Wipe off any spilled
oil or fuel. Do not store, spill
or use gasoline near an open
flame.
When operating in temperatures below 32° F. (0° C.),
use fresh, clean winter grade gasoline to help insure
good cold weather starting.
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Experience indicates that alcohol blended
fuels (called gasohol, 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 the
next season. See Storage Instructions for
additional information. Never use engine
or carburetor cleaners in the fuel tank or
permanent damage may occur.
CONTROLS
8. Fuel Shut Off Valve
The fuel shut off valve is located at the right rear of the
seat. The valve has three positions; right tank, left tank
and center is the off position.
Fuel shut off valve
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9. Seat Adjustment Lever
The seat can be adjusted lengthways. When making
adjustments, the lever under the front edge of the
seat is moved to the left (as seen by the driver in the
seat), after which the seat can be moved backward or
forward.
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Lengthways adjustment
10. Choke Control
The choke control is used for cold starts in order to
provide the engine with a richer fuel mixture.
For cold starts the control should be pushed to the on
position.
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Choke control
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CONTROLS
11. Throttle Control
The throttle control regulates the engine speed and
thereby the rate of rotation of the blades, assuming the
blade switch is pulled out, see Engaging the Mower
Deck.
In order to increase or decrease the engine speed, the
control is moved forward or back respectively.
Avoid idling the engine for long periods, as there is a
risk of fouling the spark plugs.
USE FULL THROTTLE WHEN MOWING, for best
mower performance and battery charging.
Throttle control
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12. Lifting Lever for the Mower Deck
The lifting lever is used to place the mower deck in
the transport position or one of the 17 different cutting
height positions.
The cutting height is set by placing a peg in the hole
for the desired cutting height and the peg is then
locked on the inside (hidden in the illustration) with the
supplied pin.
Pull the lever backward to the locked position to
engage the transport position. The deck is then raised.
Depress the lock handle, counter hold, and move the
lifting lever forward toward the peg to engage the set
cutting height. The deck is then lowered.
The lifting lever can also be used to temporarily adjust
the cutting height, such as when passing a minor
bump in the lawn.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
In order to obtain an even cutting height it
is important that the air pressure in all four
tires is the same 15 psi (1 bar).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Always use the high position to transport.
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The mower deck’s lifting lever
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CONTROLS
Pump release valves
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Only rotate valve ¼ - ½ turn to release
system.
Tighten the valve moderately.
Do not overtighten the valve when closing.
That can damage the valve seat.
Pump release valves are located at the pumps. They
are used to release the system so the machine may be
moved by hand when not running. Tilt seat forward to
gain access to the pumps. Use a 5/8" wrench to open
both valves.
Pump release valve
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Tracking
1. Tracking adjustment is done using the
tracking bolts. The tracking bolts act as
limiting devices for the motion control levers
when in the full-forward position.
2. Start by loosening jam nut on right tracking
bolt. Back the tracking bolt out until flush with
nut.
3. Loosen left bolt and back out until flush with
nut.
4. Move unit to an open, unobstructed area
such as an empty parking lot or open field for
tracking adjustment.
5. Test operation of the unit by driving it at full
throttle and full forward position on both
motion control levers. Gradually turn in the
tracking bolt on the right hand side until the
unit noticeably starts drifting right.
6. Stop the unit and tighten right jam nut in this
position.
7. Restart the unit and drive forward at full
throttle with both motion control levers in full
forward position. Gradually turn in the left bolt
until unit tracks straight. Tighten jam nut.
1
4.5
5.0
5.5
6.0
1. Tracking bolt
Tracking adjustment
Accessories
For mulching, there is a BioClip attachment available.
This is mounted underneath the mower deck and
consists of control plates and BioClip blades.
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OPERATION
Operation
Read “Safety Instructions” section and following pages, if you are unfamiliar with the machine.
Training
Zero turn mowers are far more maneuverable than typical riding mowers due to their unique steering capabilities.
We suggest that this section be reviewed in its entirety prior to attempting to move the mower under its own
power. Additionally, we suggest when first operating the mower, use a reduced throttle speed and reduced ground
speed by NOT moving control levers to the furthest forward or reverse positions during initial operation, or until
operator becomes comfortable with controls. We also suggest first time users, or new users to Zero Turn mowers
to become familiar with the mower’s movement on a hard surface, such as concrete or blacktop PRIOR to
attempting to operate on turf. Until operator becomes comfortable with mower controls and zero turning capability,
they may damage turf due to overly aggressive maneuvers.
To move forward and backward
The direction and speed of the mower’s movements is effected by the movement of the control lever(s) on each
side of mower. The left control lever controls the left wheel. The right control lever controls the right wheel.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
When control levers are in the reverse
position they return to neutral when
released. This may cause the mower to
suddenly stop.
First time users should push mower (see “Moving by Hand” in the “Operation” section) to an open, flat area,
without other people or vehicles/obstacles nearby. In order to move unit under its own power, the operator must
be in the seat, start engine (see “Before Starting” in “Operation” section), adjust engine speed to idle, disengage
parking brake, do not engage blades at this time, rotate control levers inward. As long as the control levers
have not been moved forward or backwards, mower will not move. Slowly move both control levers forward
slightly. This will allow mower to start moving forward in a straight line. Pull back on control levers to the neutral
position and mower should stop moving. Pull back slightly on control levers, this will allow mower to start moving
backwards. Push forward on control levers to the neutral position and mower should stop moving.
To turn to the right
While moving in a forward direction, pull the right lever back towards the neutral position while maintaining
the position of the left lever, this will slow the rotation of the right wheel and cause the machine to turn in that
direction.
To turn to the left
While moving in a forward direction pull the left lever back towards the neutral position while maintaining the
position of the right lever, this will slow the rotation of the left wheel and cause the machine to turn in that
direction.
To zero turn
While moving in a forward direction, first pull both control levers back until the mower stops or slows dramatically.
Then by alternating one lever slightly to the forward position and the other in the reverse position.
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OPERATION
Roll bar and safety belt
Operate the unit with the roll bar in the raised and
locked position and use the seat belt. There is no
rollover protection when the roll bar is down. If it is
necessary to lower roll bar, do not wear the seat belt.
Raise the roll bar as soon as clearance permits.
WARNING!
The seat belt must be used when
the roll bar is in upright position.
Before Starting
•
Read the sections Safety Instructions and
Controls before starting the machine.
• Perform the daily maintenance before
starting (see Maintenance Schedule in the
Maintenance section).
• Check that there is sufficient fuel in the fuel
tank.
• Adjust the seat to the desired position.
The following conditions must be fulfilled before the
engine can be started:
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Roll bar in upright position
• The driver must be seated on the seat.
•
•
•
The blade switch for engaging the mower
blades must be depressed.
The parking brake must be on.
Both steering controls must be in the locked
(outer) neutral position.
Starting the Engine
1. Sit on the seat.
2. Raise the mower deck by pulling the lifting
lever backward to the locked position
(transport position).
3. Activate the parking brake.
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Start conditions
Raise the mower deck
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OPERATION
4. Disengage the mower blades by depressing
the blade switch.
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Depress the control for disengaging the mower deck
5. Move the steering controls outward to the
locked (outer) neutral position.
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Steering controls in the outward, locked neutral position
6. Move the throttle to the middle position.
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Set the throttle
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7. If the engine is cold, the choke control
should be pushed to its extents.
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Set the choke control
8. Open the fuel valve for the selected fuel
tank.
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Open the fuel valve
9. Press in and turn the ignition key to the start
position.
STOP
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Turn to the start position
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OPERATION
10. When the engine starts, immediately release
the ignition key back to the run position.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
STOP
Do not run the starter for more than 5
seconds each time. If the engine does
not start, wait about 10 seconds before
retrying.
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Return to run position
11. Gradually pull choke control back when the
engine has started.
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12. Set the desired engine speed with the
throttle. Allow the engine to run at a
moderate speed, “half throttle”, for 3-5
minutes before loading it too heavily. USE
FULL THROTTLE WHEN MOWING (no
choke).
Gradually pull choke control back
WARNING!
Engine exhaust and certain
vehicle components contain
or emit chemicals considered
to cause cancer, birth defects
or other reproductive system
damage. The engine exhaust
contains carbon monoxide,
which is a odorless, colorless,
poisonous gas. Do not use the
machine in enclosed spaces.
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Set the engine speed
OPERATION
To start an engine with a weak battery
WARNING!
Lead-acid batteries generate
explosive gases. Keep sparks,
flame and smoking materials
away from batteries. Always
wear eye protection when
around batteries.
If your battery is too weak to start the engine, it should
be recharged. (See “Battery” in the Maintenance
Section.)
If “jumper cables” are used for emergency starting,
follow this procedure:
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Your mower is equipped with a 12-volt
negative grounded system. The other
vehicle must also be a 12-volt negative
grounded system. Do not use your mower
to start other vehicles.
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Jumper cable connection
To attach jumper cables
• Connect each end of the RED cable to the
POSITIVE (+) terminal on each battery,
taking care not to short against chassis.
• Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the
NEGATIVE (-) terminal of the fully charged
battery.
• Connect the other end of the BLACK cable
to a good CHASSIS GROUND on the mower
with the discharged battery, away from the
fuel tank and battery.
To remove cables, reverse order
• Remove BLACK cable first from chassis and
•
then from the fully charged battery.
Remove RED cable last from both batteries.
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OPERATION
Running
1. Release the parking brake by moving the
lever downward.
Your mower is equipped with an operator
presence system. When the engine is
running, any attempt by the operator to leave
the seat without first setting the parking
brake will shut off the engine.
2. Move the steering controls to the neutral
position (N).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The mower deck’s anti-scalp rollers should
be evenly adjusted.
Released parking brake
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3. Select the cutting height by adjusting the
cutting height pin. Release latch and lower
deck to set cutting height.
WARNING!
Ensure that no one is near
mower when engaging blade
switch.
4. Make sure the work area is free from objects
that could be thrown by the rotating blades.
5. Engage the mower deck by pulling out the
blade switch.
6. Move throttle control to full throttle.
7. The machine’s speed and direction are
continuously variable using the two steering
controls. When both controls are in the
neutral position, the machine stands still.
By moving both controls an equal amount
forward or backward, the machine moves
in a straight line forward or backward
respectively.
In order, for example, to turn right while
moving forward, move the right control
towards the neutral position. The rotation of
the right wheel is reduced and the machine
turns to the right.
Turning on the spot (zero turn) can be
achieved by moving one control backward
(behind the neutral position) and carefully
moving the other steering control forward
from its neutral position.
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Cut height selection
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Engaging the mower deck
OPERATION
Operating on hills
Read the Safety Instructions “Driving on Slopes” in the
“Safety Instructions”.
WARNING!
Do not drive up or down hills with
slopes greater than 10 degrees.
Do not drive across slopes.
• The slowest speed possible should be used
•
•
before starting up or down hills.
Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills.
If stopping is absolutely necessary, pull drive
levers into the neutral position and push
to the outside of the unit and engage the
parking brake.
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Stopping conditions
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Control levers return to neutral when
released. This may cause the mower to
suddenly stop.
• To restart movement, release the parking
•
•
brake.
Pull the control levers back to the center
of the mower and press forward to regain
forward motion.
Make all turns slowly.
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Released parking brake
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OPERATION
Mowing Tips
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Observe and flag rocks and other fixed
objects to avoid collisions.
Begin with a high cutting height and reduce it
until the desired mowing result is attained.
The average lawn should be cut to 2½”
(64 mm) during the cool season and over 3”
(76 mm) during the hot months. For healthier
and better looking lawns, mow often after
moderate growth.
For best cutting performance, grass over 6”
(15 cm) in height should be mowed twice.
Make the first cut relatively high; the second
to the desired height.
The mowing result will be best with a high
engine speed (the blades rotate rapidly) and
low speed (the rider moves slowly). If the
grass is not too long and dense, the driving
speed can be increased without negatively
affecting the mowing result.
The finest lawns are obtained by mowing
often. The lawn becomes more even and the
grass clippings more evenly distributed over
the mown area. The total time taken is not
increased as a higher operating speed can
be used without poor mowing results.
Avoid mowing wet lawns. The mowing result
is poorer because the wheels sink into
the soft lawn, clumps build, and the grass
clippings fasten under the cowling.
Hose the mower deck underside with water
after each use. When cleaning, the mower
deck shall be raised into the transport
position. Make sure the mower is cooled and
the engine is off.
Use compressed air to clean top surface
of the deck. Avoid flooding water on top
surface, engine and electrical components.
When the mulching kit is used, it is important
that the mowing interval is frequent.
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WARNING!
Clear the lawn of stones and
other objects that can be thrown
out by the blades.
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Mowing pattern
WARNING!
Never drive the rider on terrain
that slopes more than 10 degrees.
Mow slopes up and down, never
side to side. Avoid sudden
directional changes.
OPERATION
Stopping the Engine
Allow the engine to idle a minute in order to attain
normal operating temperature before stopping it, if
it has been worked hard. Avoid idling the engine for
longer periods, as there is a risk of the spark plugs
fouling.
1. Disengage the mower deck by depressing
the blade switch.
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Disengage the mower deck
2. Raise the mower deck by depressing the
pedal forward to the transport position.
3. When the machine is standing still, activate
the parking brake by pulling the lever
upward.
4. Move the throttle to the minimum position
(tortoise symbol). Turn the ignition key to the
stop position.
5. Move the steering controls outward.
6. Remove key. Always remove key when
leaving the mower to prevent unauthorized
use.
Moving by Hand
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Raise the mower deck
Leaving the ignition switch in any other
position than “OFF” will cause the battery
to be discharged and the hour meter to
accumulate hours.
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OPERATION
In order for the machine to be moved with the engine
turned off, the vent screws on both hydraulic pumps
must be opened 1/4 -1/2 turn.Open both vent screws to
move mower by hand.
WARNING!
No adjustments or maintenance
to be carried out unless:
♦ the engine stopped
♦ the ignition key removed
♦ the parking brake activated
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Vent screw on the hydraulic pump
MAINTENANCE
Maintenance
Maintenance Schedule
The following is a list of maintenance procedures that must be performed on the machine. For those points not
described in this manual, visit an authorized service workshop. An annual service carried out by an authorized
service workshop is recommended to maintain your machine in the best possible condition and to ensure safe
operation.
Read “Maintenance” in the Safety Instructions section.
1)
First change after 5-8 hours. When operating with a heavy load or at high ambient temperatures, replace every 50 hours.
3)
2)
In dusty conditions, cleaning and
4)
replacement are required more often. For daily use, the machine should be lubricated twice weekly. Performed by authorized service workshop.
z = Described in this manual
 = Not described in this manual
Daily
Maintenance
Weekly
Before After
Check the parking brake
z
Check the engine’s oil level (every refueling)
z
Check the safety system
z

Check for fuel and oil leakages
Check/clean the engine’s cooling air intake
z
Check the mower deck
Check hardware (screws, nuts, etc.)
z
z
Clean under the mower deck
z
Start the engine and blades, listen for unusual sounds

Check for damage

Thoroughly clean around the engine


Clean around belts, belt pulleys, etc.
At Maintenance interval
least in hours
once
each
year 25
50 100 300
Check the tire pressures
z
Check battery
Sharpen/Replace mower blades
z
z
Check the fuel pump’s air filter 2)
z
Clean the engine’s cooling air intake 2)
z
z
Clean the air cleaner’s pre-filter 2) (foam)
z
z
z
z
Check/adjust the parking brake


Inspect muffler/Spark arrester


Clean the air cleaner’s filter cartridge
2)
(paper filter)
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MAINTENANCE
Daily
Maintenance
Weekly
Before After
At Maintenance interval
least in hours
once
each
year 25
50 100 300
Check/adjust throttle and choke cables
z
Check the condition of belts, belt pulleys, etc.
z
Change the engine oil 1)
Replace the engine oil filter
z
z
Clean/replace the spark plugs
z
Replace the fuel filter
z
z
z
Replace the air filter (paper filter) 2)
z
z
z
z
z
z
Check the caster wheels (every 200 hours)
Clean the cooling fins
2)

z
Replace the air cleaner’s pre-filter 2) (foam)
Check/adjust the mower deck

z
z

z

Perform the 300-hour service 4)


Lubricate according to Lubrication Schedule
z
Check the engine valve clearance
4)
Check hydraulic oil at reservoir
z
z
z
z
z
Change hydraulic oil & filter (200 hours)
z
Clean fins of oil cooler (Kohler)
z
1)
z
First change after 5-8 hours. When operating with a heavy load or at high ambient temperatures, replace every 50 hours. 2) In dusty
conditions, cleaning and replacement are required more often. 3) For daily use, the machine should be lubricated twice weekly. 4) Performed by
authorized service workshop.
z = Described in this manual
 = Not described in this manual
WARNING!
Before performing any service or adjustment checklist:
• Engage the parking brake.
• Place the Blade-switch in the disengaged position.
• Turn the ignition switch to “OFF” position and remove the key.
• Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped.
• Disconnect the spark plug wire from all spark plugs and place the wire where it
cannot come in contact with the plug.
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MAINTENANCE
Battery
Your mower is equipped with a maintenance free
battery and does not need servicing. However,
periodic charging of the battery with an automotive
type battery charger will extend its life.
•
•
•
Always use protective glasses
when handling the battery.
Keep battery and terminals clean.
Keep battery bolts tight.
Recharge at 6-10 amperes for 1 hour
To clean battery and terminals
Corrosion and dirt on the battery and terminals can
cause the battery to “leak” power.
1. Open the terminal access doors.
2. Disconnect BLACK battery cable first, then the
RED battery cable and remove the battery from the
machine.
3. Rinse the battery with plain water and dry.
4. Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire
brush until shiny.
5. Coat terminals with grease or petroleum jelly
6. Reinstall battery.
Replacing battery
1. Lift Seat and rotate forward.
2. Remove the red terminal guard.
3. Using two ½" wrenches disconnect BLACK battery
cable then RED battery cable.
4. Remove the knobs and remove battery hold
downs.
5. Carefully remove the battery from the mower.
6. Install new battery with terminals in the same
position as the old battery.
7. Reinstall battery hold downs.
8. First connect RED battery cable to positive (+)
battery terminal with hex bolt and hex nut.
9. Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative (-)
battery terminal with remaining hex bolt and hex
nut.
10. Fit the terminal guard.
11. Lower seat.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Do not attempt to open or remove caps
or covers. Adding or checking level of
electrolyte is not necessary.
Always use two wrenches for the terminal
screws
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 sparks
from accidental grounding.
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Battery installation
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MAINTENANCE
Ignition System
The engine is equipped with an electronic ignition
system. Only the spark plugs require maintenance.
For recommended spark plugs, see Technical Data.
1. Remove the ignition cable boot and clean around
the spark plug.
2. Remove the spark plug with a spark plug socket
wrench.
3. Check the spark plug. Replace the spark plug
if fouled, the electrodes are burned and if the
insulation is cracked or damaged. Clean the spark
plug with a steel brush if it is to be reused.
4. Measure the electrode gap with a gapping tool.
The gap should be .030” (0.75 mm). Adjust as
necessary by bending the side electrode.
5. Reinsert the spark plug, turning by hand to avoid
damaging the threads.
6. After the spark plug is seated, tighten it using
a spark plug wrench so that the washer is
compressed. A used spark plug should be turned
1
/8 of a turn from the seated position. A new spark
plug should be turned ¼ a turn from the seated
position.
7. Replace the ignition cable.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Fitting the wrong spark plug type can
damage the engine.
Inadequately tightened spark plugs can
cause overheating and damage the engine.
Tightening the spark plugs too hard can
damage the threads in the cylinder head.
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Measure the electrode gap
Checking the Safety System
The machine is equipped with a safety system that
prevents starting or driving under the following
conditions.
The engine can only be started when:
1. The mower deck is disengaged.
2. The steering controls are in the outer, locked
neutral position.
3. The driver is sitting in the driver’s seat.
4. The parking brake is on.
Make daily inspections to ensure that the safety
system works by attempting to start the engine
when one of the conditions is not met. Change the
conditions and try again.
If the machine starts when one of these conditions
is not met, turn the machine off and repair the safety
system before using the machine again.
Make sure the engine stops when the park brake is not
engaged and the operator leaves the seated position.
Check that the engine stops if the mower blades are
engaged and the driver temporarily moves off the
drivers seat.
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Conditions for starting
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
In order to be able to drive, the driver
must sit in the seat and release the
parking brake before the steering controls
can be moved into the neutral position,
otherwise the engine will stop.
MAINTENANCE
Checking the Engine’s Cooling Air
Intake
Check that the engine’s cooling air intake is free from
leaves, grass, and dirt.
If the cooling air intake is clogged, engine cooling
deteriorates, which can lead to engine damage.
The cooling air intakes rotates when the engine is
running. Mind your fingers.
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Check and clean the cooling air intake
Checking and Adjusting the Throttle
Cable
Check that the engine responds to throttle increases
and that a good engine speed is attained at full
throttle.
If doubts arise, contact the service workshop.
If adjustments are necessary, they can be made as
follows for the lower cable:
1. Loosen the clamping screw for the cable’s outer
casing and move the throttle to the full throttle
position.
2. Check that the throttle cable is mounted in the
correct hole in the lower lever, see illustration.
3. Push the throttle cable’s outer casing as far to the
right as possible and tighten the clamping screw.
2
1
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1. Throttle cable
Adjusting the throttle cable
Checking and Adjusting the Choke
Cable
If the engine produces black smoke or is difficult
to start, this can be because the choke cable is
incorrectly adjusted (upper cable).
If doubts arise, contact the service workshop.
If adjustments are necessary, they can be made as
follows:
1. Loosen the clamping screw for the cable’s outer
casing and push the choke control fully in.
2. Check that the choke cable is mounted in the
upper lever, see illustration. Push the choke cable’s
outer casing as far to the left as possible and
tighten the clamping screw.
2
1
2. Choke cable
Adjusting the choke cable
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MAINTENANCE
Checking the Engine’s Cooling Air Intake
Check that the engine’s cooling air intake is free from
leaves, grass, and dirt.
If the cooling air intake is clogged, engine cooling
deteriorates, which can lead to engine damage.
Check and clean the cooling air intake
Checking and Adjusting the Throttle Cable
On Kohler engine the cables are mounted under the
air filter housing. The throttle cable on Kohler must be
mounted in the middle hole.
Check that the engine responds to throttle increases
and that a good engine speed is attained at full
throttle.
If doubts arise, contact the service workshop.
If adjustments are necessary, they can be made as
follows for the lower cable:
1. Loosen the clamping screw for the cable’s
outer casing and move the throttle to the full
throttle position.
2. Check that the throttle cable is mounted
in the correct hole in the lower lever, see
illustration.
3. Push the throttle cable’s outer casing as
far to the left as possible and tighten the
clamping screw.
Checking and Adjusting the Choke Cable
If the engine produces black smoke or is difficult
to start, this can be because the choke cable is
incorrectly adjusted (upper cable).
If doubts arise, contact the service workshop.
If adjustments are necessary, they can be made
as follows:
1. Loosen the clamping screw for the cable’s
outer casing and move the choke lever to the
full choke position.
2. Check that the choke cable is mounted in the
upper lever, see illustration. Push the choke
cable’s outer casing as far to the right as
possible and tighten the clamping screw.
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MAINTENANCE
Replacing the Air Filter - Kohler Engine
These engines are equipped with a replaceable, high
density paper air cleaner element. Some engines are
also equipped with an oiled, foam precleaner which
surrounds the paper element. Two different capacity
air cleaner systems are available.
Check the air cleaner daily or before starting the
engine. Check for a buildup of dirt and debris around
the air cleaner system. Keep this area clean. Also
check for loose or damaged components. Replace all
bent or damaged air cleaner components.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Operating the engine with loose or
damaged air cleaner components could
allow unfiltered air into the engine causing
premature wear and failure.
Servicing Precleaner:
If so equipped, wash and re-oil the precleaner every
25 hours of operation (more often under extremely
dusty or dirty conditions). Replace the precleaner
annually, or every 100 hours.
1. Open the door on the blower housing
to access the air cleaner element and
precleaner.
2. Unhook the latch and remove the precleaner
from the air cleaner element, or remove as
an assembly for servicing. Make sure the
base and the sealing area is clean before
reassembly is performed.
3. Wash the precleaner in warm water with
detergent. Rinse the precleaner thoroughly
until all traces of detergent are eliminated.
Squeeze out excess water (do not wring).
Allow the precleaner to air dry.
4. Saturate the precleaner with new engine oil.
Squeeze out all excess oil.
5. Reinstall the precleaner over the paper
element and secure with the latch.
6. Close and latch the door.
Service Paper Element:
Check the paper element every 50 hours of operation,
(more often under extremely dusty or dirty conditions).
Clean or replace the element as necessary. Replace
the air cleaner element annually, or every 100 hours.
1. Open the door on the blower housing to
access the air cleaner element.
2. Unhook the latch and remove the air cleaner
element and precleaner (if equipped).
3. Remove the precleaner (if so equipped) from
the paper element. Service the precleaner as
described in Precleaner Service.
4. Gently tap the paper element to dislodge
dirt. Do not wash the paper element or
use pressurized air, as this will damage the
element. Replace a dirty, bent, or damaged
element with a new one. Handle the new
element carefully; do not use if the sealing
surfaces are bent or damaged.
5. Clean the air cleaner base as required and
check condition.
6. Reinstall the precleaner (if equipped) over
the paper air cleaner element and install on
the base. Secure with the latch.
7. Close and latch the door.
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MAINTENANCE
Air Filter Maintenance
If the engine seems weak or runs unevenly, the air
filter may be clogged. If running with a dirty air filter,
the spark plugs can become fouled.
For this reason, it is important to replace the air filter
regularly (see the heading Maintenance Schedule for
the proper service interval).
WARNING!
The engine and the exhaust
system become very hot during
operation. Risk for burns if
touched.
Allow engine and exhaust system
to cool at least two (2) minutes.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Do not use compressed air to clean the air
filter.
Do not wash the paper filter.
Do not oil the paper filter.
Do not tap filter to clean this could cause
damage to the sealing.
Cleaning/replacing the air filter is carried out as
follows:
Dust cap
Check the dust cap every day by pressing the rubber
valve with two fingers to let out the dirt.
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Pressing the rubber valve
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The end cover must be installed with
the rubber valve pointing downwards,
otherwise the rubber valve will not function.
Clean the dust cap by removing the end cover of the
air cleaner and clean inside.
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Removing the end cover
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MAINTENANCE
Filter replacement
1. Remove the end cover.
2. Remove the main filter (outer filter) by pulling
it out by hand.
3. Remove the inner filter by pulling it out by
hand.
4. Clean inside of the filter housing. Wipe dry
only.
5. Install the inner filter with the open end first.
Ensure that it enters its recess at the end of
the housing and push it in to the end.
6. Install the main filter with the open end first.
Ensure that it enters its recess at the end of
the housing and push it in to the end.
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Removing the main filter
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The end cover must be installed with
the rubber valve pointing downwards,
otherwise the rubber valve will not
function.
7. Turn the end cover with the rubber valve
pointing downwards and install it.
Air filter indicator (optional)
Change the main filter when the yellow piston is
hanging at the top of the cylinder. To reset the
indicator, push on the button (arrow) at the cylinder. A
number of pushes may be required. If it indicates soon
after a main filter replacement, change the inner filter.
8011-450
Removing the inner filter
Air filter indicator
8011-467
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MAINTENANCE
Replacing the Fuel Filter
Replace the line-mounted fuel filter every 100 hours
(once per season) or more regularly if it is clogged.
Replace the filter as follows:
1. Move the hose clamps away from the filter. Use
flat-nosed pliers.
2. Pull the filter loose from the hose ends.
3. Push the new filter into the hose ends. Position the
filter with the “FLOW” arrow pointing up toward the
fuel pump. If necessary, a soap solution can be
applied to the filter ends to ease mounting.
4. Move the hose clamps back toward the filter.
Fuel filter
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Checking the Fuel Pump’s Air Filter
Regularly check that the fuel pump’s air filter is free
from dirt.
Remove the screws and open the pump, no hoses
need be removed.
The filter can be cleaned with a brush if necessary.
Replace the filter on the console.
The fuel pump’s air filter
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Checking Tire Pressures
All four tires shall have a pressure of 15 psi / 103 kPa
/1 bar.
8011-564
Tire pressures
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MAINTENANCE
Checking the Parking Brake
Visually check that no damage is found on the lever,
links, or switch belonging to the parking brake.
Perform a standstill test and check that there is
sufficient braking action.
To adjust the parking brake, contact the Dixon service
workshop.
WARNING!
Faulty adjustment result in
reduced braking ability and can
cause an accident.
The parking brake in the disengaged position
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Checking the V-belts
Check every 100 hours of operation. Check for severe
cracking and large nicks.
NOTE: The belt will show some small cracks in normal
operation.
The belts are not adjustable. Replace belts if they
begin to slip from wear.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The machine must be absolutely standing
still when applying the parking brake.
Deck belt
To replace deck belt
Deck belt removal.
• Park on a level surface. Apply park brake.
• Lower the deck into the lowest cutting position.
• Using a ratchet with a 9/16" socket on the spring
idler bolt to relieve the tension on the belt.
• Remove foot plate
• Remove screws from both the left and right belt
shields, and remove shields.
• Remove any dirt or grass that may have
accumulated around the cutter housings and entire
deck surface.
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Slackening the belt tensioner
• Carefully roll the belt over the top of the cutter
housing pulleys.
• Remove the belt from around the electric clutch on
the engine shaft.
• The belt can now be removed.
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MAINTENANCE
Deck belt installation
NOTE: For ease in installing the deck belt, refer to the
routing decal on the front edge of the deck.
1
• Wrap the deck belt around the electric clutch that
is located on the engine shaft.
• Push the rest of the belt through the IZT
(Integrated Zeroturn Transaxle) support and up
onto the deck.
• Starting on the right hand side of the deck, wrap
2
4
7
the belt around the large right side idler, right cutter
housing pulley, small center idler, center pulley, left
side pulley and then around the large left side idler.
• The belt will be loose at this point.
• Using a ratchet with a 9/16" socket on the spring
3
6
5
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Belt routing, deck belt
idler bolt to relieve the tension on the belt.
See decal on the top of deck for belt routing
information.
• After installation is complete check the belt for
twists.
Deck belt installation for 60" decks
• Remove floor plate to gain access to the deck
Route the belt according to the illustration.
Route belt around clutch and all pulleys according
to diagram except for spindle pulley #4.
Using a ½" breaker bar and short ½” extension,
insert extension into spring-loaded idler at the
square hole in the idler arm #3.
Rotate spring-loaded idler #3 clockwise to relieve
tension and lengthen belt until belt can be slipped
over remaining pulley #4. Belt installation is
complete.
8011-622
Slackening the belt tensioner
1
2
4
7
3
6
5
8011-580
1. Clutch pulley
2. Spring
3. Spring-loaded idler pulley
4. Left spindle
5. Center spindle
6. Center fixed idler pulley
7. Right spindle
Belt routing, deck belt - 60” decks
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MAINTENANCE
Pump belt
Check belt every 100 hours for excessive wear.
To replace belt. Relieve tension on the deck belt and
remove deck belt from clutch. See “ Deck belt” section.
Loosen bolt on the clutch tie down and rotate out of
the way.
Using a ½" drive ratchet inserted into the square hole
in the pump idler arm relieve the tension on the pump
belt and remove belt.
To reinstall belt: Swing pump idler pulley toward
engine to route belt around it. Then route belt around
the pulley for left pump first (right hand pulley in the
illustration).
Reinstall idler spring and use the ratchet to rotate idler
so the belt may be installed all the way around the last
pulley.
8011-623
Slackening the belt tension
8011-624
Belt routing, hydraulic pumps
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MAINTENANCE
Checking the Blades
In order to attain the best mowing effect, it is important
that the blades are well sharpened and not damaged.
WARNING!
Blades are sharp. Protect your
hands with gloves and/or wrap
blades with a heavy cloth when
handling.
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Check the blades
Bent or cracked blades or blades with large nicks
should be replaced.
Damaged blades should be replaced when hitting
obstacles that result in a breakdown. Let the service
workshop decide whether the blade can be repaired/
ground or must be replaced.
Balance the blades after sharpening.
Check the blade mounts.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The sharpening of blades should be
carried out by an authorized service
workshop.
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MAINTENANCE
Blade replacement
4
1
WARNING!
Blades are sharp. Protect your
hands with gloves and/or wrap
blades with a heavy cloth when
handling.
2
3
• Remove blade bolt by turning counterclockwise.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
To ensure proper assembly, center hole
in blade must align with star on cutter
housing.
1. Blade
2. Debris shield
3. Blade bolt (special)
4. Cutter housing
Blade attachment
• Install new or re-sharpened blade with stamped
“GRASS SIDE” facing towards ground/grass
(down) or “THIS SIDE UP” facing deck and cutter
housing.
• Install and tighten blade bolt securely.
• Torque blade bolt to 45-55 ft/lbs (60-75 Nm).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Special blade bolt is heat treated.
Replace with a Dixon bolt if required.
Do not use lower grade hardware than
specified.
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MAINTENANCE
Adjusting the Mower Deck
WARNING!
Before performing any service or adjustment checklist:
1. Engage the parking brake.
2. Place the Blade switch in the disengaged position.
3. Turn ignition switch to “OFF” position and remove the key.
4. Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped.
5. Disconnect the spark plug wire from all spark plugs and place the wire where
it cannot come in contact with the plug.
Leveling
1. Position the mower on a level, preferably concrete,
surface.
2. Check the pressure in all four tires. See “Technical
Data”.
3. Rotate blades to align front to back.
4. Set the cutting height to 4".
5. Measure front blade tip, should be 4" from ground,
if not turn locknut on top of front eyebolt till
measurement is achieved. Check blade tip at front
on opposite front blade. Adjust locknut on front
eyebolt as necessary.
6. Check rear blade measurement, should be
4¼" from ground, if not turn locknut on top of
rear eyebolt to achieve measurement. Repeat
procedure on opposite side.
Adjusting Cutting Height
1. Raise and secure the deck height lever to the
transport position (6”).
2. Position blade tip so it is straight forward.
3. Measure from the cutting edge of the blades to
a flat level surface. The distance should be 6”
(150 mm).
4. Drop and secure the lever at (for example) the 2”
cutting height. Measure as above. The distance
should be 2” (50 mm).
WARNING!
Blades are sharp. Protect your
hands with gloves and/or wrap
blades with a heavy cloth when
handling.
3
4
1
8011-601-1
1. Front eyebolt
2. Front locknut
3. Rear locknut
4. Rear eyebolt
Leveling the mower deck
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MAINTENANCE
To adjust anti-scalp rollers
Anti-scalp rollers are properly adjusted when they are
just slightly off of the ground when the deck is at the
desired cutting height in the operating position. Antiscalp rollers then keep the deck in the proper position
to help prevent scalping in most terrain conditions.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Adjust Anti-scalp rollers with the mower
on a flat level surface.
The anti-scalp rollers can be set in three positions:
•
•
•
Upper position 1½ to 3" (38 to 76 mm) grass.
CZ-9
Anti-scalp roller
Middle position 3" to 4½" (76 to 114 mm) grass.
Lower position 4½" to 6" (114 to 152 mm) grass.
The rollers should be approximately ¼" (6.5 mm) from
ground. Do not adjust the rollers to support the deck.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The anti-scalp rollers must not be used
for gauge wheels or the roller and deck
may be damaged.
Engine oil cooler
Kohler engine only.
1. Clean the outside of fins with a brush.
2. Remove the two screws holding the cooler unit to
the blower housing.
3. Tilt the cooler downward.
4. Clean the inside of the cooler with a brush or with
compressed air.
5. Reinstall the oil cooler to the blower housing.
8011-472
Engine oil cooler
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MAINTENANCE
Cleaning and Washing
Regular cleaning and washing, especially under the
mower deck, will increase the machine’s life-span.
Make it a habit to clean the machine directly after use
(after it is cooled), before the dirt sticks.
Do not spray water on the top of the mower deck. Use
compressed air to clean the top side of mower deck.
Regularly clean deck and underside of the deck with
normal water pressure. Do not use a high pressure
washer or steam cleaner. Avoid spraying engine and
electrical components with water
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Use protective glasses when
cleaning and washing.
Cleaning
Do not rinse hot surfaces with cold water. Let unit cool
before washing.
Caster Wheels
Check every 200 hours. Check that wheels rotates
freely. If wheels do not rotate freely take the unit to
your dealer for service.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
DO NOT add any type of tire liner or foam
fill material to the tires. Excessive loads
created by foam filled tires will cause
premature failures.
Only use O.E.M. specified tires.
Foam filled tires or solid tires will void the warranty.
Removal and installation of caster wheel
Remove nut and caster bolt.
Pull the wheel out of the fork and take care of the
sleeve.
Install in reverse order. Tighten caster bolt.
Hardware
Check daily. Inspect the entire machine for loose or
missing hardware.
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Caster wheels
8011-619
LUBRICATION
Lubrication
Lubrication Schedule
5
6
9
8
10
3
3
3
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12/12 Every year
1/52 Every Week
1/365 Every day
Lubricate with grease gun
Oil change
Lubricate with oil can
Level check
Filter change
*Change hydraulic (transmission) filters.
General
Remove the ignition key to prevent unintentional movements during lubrication.
When lubricating with an oil can, it must be filled with engine oil.
When lubricating with grease, unless otherwise stated, use a high grade molybdenum disulphide grease.
For daily use, the machine should be lubricated twice weekly.
Wipe away excess grease after lubrication.
It is important to avoid getting lubricant on the belts or the drive surfaces on the belt pulleys. Should this happen,
attempt to clean them with spirits. If the belt continues to slip after cleaning, it must be replaced. Gasoline or other
petroleum products must not be used to clean belts.
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LUBRICATION
Lubricating the Cables
If possible, grease both ends of the cables and move the controls to end stop positions when lubricating. Refit the
rubber covers on the cables after lubrication. Cables with sheaths will bind if they are not lubricated regularly. If a
cable binds, it can disrupt operation.
If a cable binds, remove the cable and hang it vertically. Lubricate it with light engine oil until the oil begins to
escape from the bottom.
Tip: Fill a small plastic bag with oil and tape it so that it seals against the sheath and allow the cable to hang
vertically from the bag overnight. If you do not succeed in lubricating the cable, it must be replaced.
Shaft Bushings and Linkage
Lubricate the bearing of the shafts and linkage for
brake system and steering with oil spray or oil can.
Lubricating in Accordance with the
Lubrication Schedule
1. Hydraulic System, Oil Level
The hydraulic oil and filter must be replaced every 300
hours, and at least once a year. Contact an authorized
service workshop.
Check the oil level in the hydraulic tank daily. The level
shall be about ¾"-1" (19 - 25 mm) below the top of the
tank.
Check connections, hoses, and tubes for damage or
leaks. Replace or repair if doubtful.
Changing Oil and Filters
Oil and filter changes should be carried out by
an authorized service workshop due to the risk of
impurities enter the system.
2. Driver’s Seat
Tip the seat.
Lubricate the front hinges using an oil can.
Lubricate the lengthways adjustment mechanism with
the oil can.
Lubricate the lengthways adjustment runners with the
oil can.
Checking the hydraulic oil
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WARNING!
If a leak is suspected, use a
piece of cardboard or wood, NOT
your hands, to check for leaks.
Escaping hydraulic oil under
pressure can have sufficient force
to penetrate the skin, causing
serious injury.
If injured by escaping fluid,
see a doctor at once. Serious
infection or reaction can develop
if proper medical treatment is not
administered immediately.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Use minimal lubrication and remove
excess lubricant so that is does not come
into contact with belts or belt pulley drive
surfaces.
8011-571
Lubricating the lengthways adjuster under the seat
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LUBRICATION
3. Engine Oil, Kohler Engine
Changing the Engine Oil
Change oil after every 100 hours of operation (more
frequently under severe conditions). Refill with service
class SG, SH, SJ or higher oil as specified in the
Viscosity Grades table.
Change the oil while the engine is still warm. The oil
will flow more freely and carry away more impurities.
Make sure the engine is level when filling, checking or
changing the oil.
Change the oil as follows:
1. To keep dirt, debris, etc., out of the engine,
clean the area around the oil fill cap/dipstick
before removing it.
2. Remove the oil drain plug and the oil fill cap/
dipstick. Be sure to allow ample time for
complete drainage.
3. Reinstall the drain plug. Make sure it is
tightened to 10 ft. lb. (13.6 Nm) torque.
4. Fill the crankcase, with new oil of the proper
type, to the “FULL” mark on the dipstick. Refer
to the section on Oil Type. Always check the
level with the dipstick before adding more oil.
5. Reinstall the oil fill cap/dipstick and tighten
securely.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Used engine oil is a health hazard and
must not be disposed of on the ground or
in nature; it should always be disposed
of at a workshop or appropriate disposal
location.
Avoid skin contact; wash with soap and
water in case of spills.
WARNING!
Engine oil can be very hot if it is
drained directly after stopping
the engine. Allow the engine to
cool to a safe temperature first.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
To prevent extensive engine wear or
damage, always maintain the proper oil
level in the crankcase. Never operate the
engine with the oil level below the “ADD”
mark or over the “FULL” mark on the
dipstick.
6. Start the engine. Run it for a few seconds and
recheck the oil level.
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LUBRICATION
Checking the Oil Level
The importance of checking and maintaining
the proper oil level in the crankcase cannot be
overemphasized.
Check oil before each use as follows:
1. Make sure the engine is stopped, level, and
cool so the oil has had time to drain into the oil
pan.
2. To keep dirt, debris, etc., out of the engine,
clean the area around the dipstick before
removing it.
3. Unthread and remove the dipstick; wipe oil off.
Reinsert the dipstick into the tube and rest the
cap on the tube. Do not thread the cap onto
the tube.
4. Pull the dipstick out and check the oil level.
The oil level should be up to, but not over, the
“FULL” mark on the dipstick.
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Oil dipstick
5. If the level is low, add oil of the proper type, up
to the “FULL” mark on the dipstick. Refer to Oil
Type, page . Always check the level with the
dipstick before adding more oil.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
To prevent extensive engine wear or
damage, always maintain the proper oil
level in the crankcase. Never operate the
engine with the oil level below the “ADD”
mark or over the “FULL” mark on the
dipstick.
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Level marking
8009-159
LUBRICATION
Oil Recommendations
Using the proper type and weight of oil in the
crankcase is extremely important. So is checking oil
daily and changing oil regularly. Failure to use the
correct oil, or using dirty oil, causes premature engine
wear and failure.
Oil Type
Use high quality detergent oil of API (American
Petroleum Institute) service class SG, SH, SJ
or higher. Select the viscosity based on the air
temperature at the time of operation.
10W-30
**
*
5W-20, 5W-30
Kohler Command
0
F -20
C -30
-20
20
-10 4
32 40
0
80
60
10
20
100
0
30
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Using other than service class SG, SH,
SJ or higher oil or extending oil change
intervals longer than recommended can
cause engine damage.
Temperature range expected before next oil change
*
Use of synthetic oil having 5W-20 or 5W-30 rating is
acceptable, up to 40 oF (+4 oC).
**
Synthetic oils will provide better starting in extreme
cold below -10 oF (-23 oC).
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Viscosity grades table
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Synthetic oils meeting the listed
classifications may be used with oil
changes performed at the recommended
intervals. However to allow piston rings
to properly seat, a new or rebuilt engine
should be operated for at least 50 hours
using standard petroleum based oil
before switching to synthetic oil.
A logo or symbol on oil containers identifies the API
service class and SAE viscosity grade.
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LUBRICATION
4. Throttle and Choke Cables, Lever Bearings
Lubricate the cable ends by the carburetor with the oil
can. Move the controls to the end points and lubricate
again.
The throttle cable is also lubricated by the control
when the control console is removed.
On Kohler engine the cables are placed under the air
filter housing.
5. Front Wheel Mount
Lubricate with a grease gun, one zerk for each wheel
mount, until the grease is forced out.
Use only good quality molybdenum disulphide grease.
Grease from well-known brand names (petrochemical
companies, etc.) usually maintains a good quality.
6. Front Wheel Bearings
Lubricate with a grease gun, one zerk for each set of
wheel bearings, until the grease is forced out.
Use only good quality molybdenum disulphide grease.
Grease from well-known brand names (petrochemical
companies, etc.) usually maintains a good quality.
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Lubricating the front wheels
7. Deck belt pulleys
Lubricate with a grease gun two strokes.
8011-461
Deck belt pulley
8. Mower Deck Height Adjuster
Lubricate using a grease gun, one zerk, until the
grease squeezes out.
Use only good quality molybdenum disulphide grease.
Grease from well-known brand names (petrochemical
companies, etc.) usually maintains a good quality.
8011-574
Lubricating the cutting height adjuster
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LUBRICATION
9. Belt Adjuster, Mower Deck
Remove the foot plate (two screws) and lubricate with
a grease gun, one zerk, until grease is forced out.
Use only good quality molybdenum disulphide grease.
Grease from well-known brand names (petrochemical
companies, etc.) usually maintains a good quality.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Use minimal lubrication and remove
excess lubricant so that it does not come
into contact with belts or belt pulley drive
surfaces.
8011-573
The belt adjuster grease nipple
10. Steering Control Shafts
Tip the driver’s seat.
Lubricate with a grease gun, one zerk for each
steering control shaft, until the grease is forced out.
Use only good quality molybdenum disulphide grease.
Grease from well-known brand names (petrochemical
companies, etc.) usually maintains a good quality.
8011-578
Lubricating the steering control shafts
11. Mower Deck Struts
Lubricate with a grease gun, one zerk for each strut,
until the grease is forced out.
Use only good quality molybdenum disulphide grease.
Grease from well-known brand names (petrochemical
companies, etc.) usually maintains a good quality.
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Lubricating struts
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LUBRICATION
12. Changing the Oil Filter
1. Drain the engine oil in accordance with the
work description under the heading Engine
Oil/Change Engine Oil.
2. Remove the oil filter. If necessary, use a filter
remover.
3. Wipe new, clean engine oil onto the seal for
the new filter.
4. Mount the filter by hand with + ¾ turn.
5. Run the engine warm, then check that there
are no leaks around the oil filter seal.
6. Check the oil level in the engine, top up
if necessary. The oil filter holds 0.2 qt.
(0.2 liters) of oil.
8011-745
Changing the oil filter Kohler
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TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE
Trouble Shooting Guide
Problem
Cause
The engine will not start.
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The starter does not turn the engine over.
The steering controls are not locked in the neutral
position.
The driver is not sitting in the driver’s seat.
The parking brake is not activated.
The battery is dead.
Contamination in the carburetor or fuel line.
The fuel supply is closed or the shut-off valve for
the fuel tank is in the wrong position.
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Clogged fuel filter or fuel line.
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Dead battery.
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The engine runs rough.
The blade switch is engaged.
Poor contacts on the battery terminal cable
connections.
Fuse blown.
Ignition system faulty.
Fault in the starter safety circuit. See Checking the
Safety System in the “Maintenance Section,”
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Faulty carburetor.
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The cylinder head bolts are loose.
The choke control is pulled out with warm engine.
Defective valves.
Defective piston, cylinder, piston ring, or
cylinder head seal.
Clogged fuel filter or jet.
Clogged ventilation valve on the fuel cap.
Fuel tank nearly empty.
Defective spark plugs.
The spark plugs are loose.
Defective ignition cable.
Defective spark plug electrode.
Defective spark plug connection.
Rich fuel mixture or fuel-air mixture.
Wrong fuel type.
Water in the fuel.
Clogged air filter.
Air trapped in hydraulic system.
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TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE
The engine seems weak.
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Clogged air filter.
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Defective spark plugs.
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Carburetor incorrectly adjusted.
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Air trapped in hydraulic system.
The engine overheats.
Battery not charging.
The machine moves slowly, unevenly, or not at all.
Mower deck not engaging.
Transaxle leaks oil.
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Clogged air intake or cooling fins.
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Engine overloaded.
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Poor ventilation around engine.
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Defective engine speed regulator.
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Soot in the combustion chamber.
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Too little or no oil in the engine.
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Defective spark plugs.
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Pre-ignition incorrect.
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Air trapped in hydraulic system.
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Poor contact with battery terminal cable
connectors.
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Parking brake on.
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Bypass valve on pump open.
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Drive belt for the transmission gears slack or has
come off.
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Air trapped in hydraulic system.
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Drive belt for the mower deck has come loose.
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Contact for the electromagnetic coupling has
loosened.
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The blade switch is faulty or has come loose,
from the cable contact.
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The fuse has blown.
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Damaged seals, housing, or gaskets.
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Air trapped in hydraulic system.
TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE
Uneven mowing results.
The machine vibrates.
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Different air pressure in the tires on the left and
right sides.
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Bent blades.
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The suspension for the mower deck is uneven.
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The chain fixture has come loose.
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The blades are blunt.
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Driving speed too high.
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The grass is too long.
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Grass collected under the mower deck.
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The blades are loose.
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The blades are incorrectly balanced.
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The engine is loose.
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STORAGE
Storage
Winter Storage
At the end of the mowing season, the machine should
be readied for storage (or if it will not be in use for
longer than 30 days). Fuel allowed to stand for long
periods of time (30 days or more) can leave sticky
residues that can plug the carburetor and disrupt
engine function.
Fuel stabilizers are an acceptable option as regards to
the sticky residues that can occur during storage.
Add stabilizer to the fuel in the tank or in the storage
container. Always use the mixing ratios specified by
the manufacturer of the stabilizer. Run the engine for
at least 10 minutes after adding the stabilizer so that it
reaches the carburetor. Do not empty the fuel tank and
the carburetor if you have added stabilizer
WARNING!
Never store an engine with
fuel in the tank indoors or in
poorly ventilated spaces where
fuel vapor can come in contact
with open flames, sparks, or a
pilot light such as in a boiler,
hot water tank, clothes drier,
etc. Handle the fuel with care.
It is very flammable and can
cause serious personal injury
and property damage. Drain the
fuel into an approved container
outdoors and far away from
open flame. Never use gasoline
for cleaning. Use a degreaser
and warm water instead.
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To ready the machine for storage, follow these steps:
1. Thoroughly clean the machine, especially under
the mower deck. Touch up damage to the paint
and spray a thin layer of oil on the underside of the
mower deck to avoid corrosion.
2. Inspect the machine for worn or damaged parts
and tighten any nuts or screws that may have
become loose.
3. Change the engine oil; dispose of properly.
4. Empty the fuel tanks or add a fuel stabilizer. Start
the engine and allow it to run until the carburetor
is drained of fuel or the stabilizer has reached the
carburetor.
5. Remove the spark plug and pour about a
tablespoon of engine oil into the cylinder. Turn over
the engine so that the oil is evenly distributed and
then refit the spark plug.
6. Lubricate all grease zerks, joints, and axles.
7. Remove the battery. Clean, charge, and store the
battery in a cool place, but protect it from direct
cold.
8. Store the machine in a clean, dry place and cover
it for extra protection.
Service
When ordering spare parts, please specify the
purchase year, model, type, and serial number.
Always use genuine Dixon spare parts.
An annual check-up at an authorized service workshop
is a good way to ensure that your machine performs its
best the following season.
WIRING DIAGRAM
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TECHNICAL DATA
Technical Data
Grizzly / 968999588
Grizzly / 968999590
Engine
Manufacturer
Kohler
Kohler
Type
CV740S
CV740S
Power
27hp
27 hp
Lubrication
Pressure with oil filter
Pressure with oil filter
Oil capacity excl filter
1.6 qt / 1.5 liters
1.6 qt / 1.5 liters
Oil capacity incl filter
2.0 qt / 2.2 liters
2.0 qt / 2.2 liters
Engine oil, Synthetic
Engine oil, Mineral Class
SAE 5W30, 10W30
SAE 30, (winter 10W30)
API, SF, SJ, SH, SG
SAE 5W30, 10W30
SAE 30, (winter 10W30)
API, SF, SJ, SH, SG
Fuel
Min 87 octane unleaded
(Max methanol 5%, max ethanol 10%, Max MTBE 15%)
Min 87 octane unleaded
(Max methanol 5%, max
ethanol 10%, Max MTBE 15%)
Fuel tank capacity
11.4 gallon / 43 liters
11.4 gallon / 43 liters
Spark plugs/gap
Champion RX12YC
.030" / 0.75 mm
Champion RX12YC
.030" / 0.75 mm
Cooling
Air cooling
Air cooling
Air filter
Standard
Standard
Alternator
12V 16A
12V 16A
Starter
Electric 12V
Electric 12V
Transmission
Transmission
Dual pumps, wheel drive motors
Dual pumps, wheel drive motors
Speed and direction controls
Duel levers, foam gripped
Duel levers, foam gripped
Speed forward
0-10 mph / 16.1 km/h
0-10 mph / 16.1 km/h
Speed reverse
0-5 mph / 0-8 km/h
Brakes
Hydrostatic/disk brake
Hydrostatic/disk brake
Front caster tires, smooth tread
13x6.5-6 Tubeless
13x6.5-6 Tubeless
Rear tires, Turf pneumatic
24 X 12.00-12 tubeless
24 X 12.00-12 tubeless
Tire pressure, front and rear
15 PSI / 103 kPa / 1 bar
15 PSI / 103 kPa / 1 bar
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0-5 mph / 0-8 km/h
TECHNICAL DATA
Grizzly / 968999588
Grizzly / 968999590
Equipment
Cutting width
52"
60"
Cutting height
1.5" - 4.5" / 38mm - 114mm
1.5" - 4.5" / 38mm - 114mm
Uncut circle
0
0
Number of blades
3
3
Blade length
18" / 457 mm
Nose rollers
Yes
Yes
Seat
Standard
Standard
Hinged armrests
Yes
Yes
Hour meter
Standard
Standard
Blade engagement
Electric clutch
Electric clutch
Deck construction
11 gauge w/10 gauge skirts
11 gauge w/10 gauge skirts
4.1 acres/h/16605m2h
5.1 acres/h/20655m2h
Weight
1140 lbs (517 kg)
1150 (522 kg)
Base machine length
84” (214 cm)
84" (214 cm)
Base machine width
50" (127 cm)
54" (137 cm)
Base machine height
48" (122 cm)
48" (122 cm)
Overall width, chute up
62" (157 cm)
69" (175 cm)
Overall width, chute down
68" (173 cm)
75" (91 cm)
20" / 508mm
Productivity
Productivity
Overall dimensions
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TECHNICAL DATA
Technical Data
Grizzly / 968999592
Grizzly / 968999626
Engine
Manufacturer
Kohler
Kohler
Type
CV747S
CV740S
Power
30 hp
27 hp
Lubrication
Pressure with oil filter
Pressure with oil filter
Oil capacity excl filter
1.6 qt / 1.5 liters
1.6 qt / 1.5 liters
Oil capacity incl filter
2.0 qt / 2.2 liters
Engine oil, Synthetic
Engine oil, Mineral Class
SAE 5W30, 10W30
SAE 30, (winter 10w30)
API, SF, SJ, SH, SG
SAE 5W30, 10W30
SAE 30, (winter 10W30)
API, SF, SJ, SH, SG
Fuel
Min 87 octane unleaded
(Max methanol 5%, max
ethanol 10%, Max MTBE 15%)
Min 87 octane unleaded
(Max methanol 5%, max
ethanol 10%, Max MTBE 15%)
Fuel tank capacity
11.4 gallon / 43 liters
11.4 gallon / 43 liters
Spark plugs/gap
Champion RX12YC
.030" / 0.75 mm
Champion RX12YC
.030" / 0.75 mm
Cooling
Air cooling
Air cooling
Air filter
Standard
Standard
Alternator
12V 16A
12V 16A
Starter
Electric 12V
Electric 12V
2.0 qt / 2.2 liters
Transmission
Transmission
Dual pumps, wheel drive motors
Dual pumps, wheel drive motors
Speed and direction controls
Duel levers, foam gripped
Duel levers, foam gripped
Speed forward
0-10 mph / 16.1 km/h
0-10 mph / 16.1 km/h
Speed reverse
0-5 mph / 0-8 km/h
0-5 mph / 0-8 km/h
Brakes
Hydrostatic/disk brake
Hydrostatic/disk brake
Front caster tires, smooth tread
13x6.5-6 Tubeless
13x6.5-6 Tubeless
Rear tires, Turf pneumatic
24 X 12.00-12 tubeless
24 X 12.00-12 tubeless
Tire pressure, front and rear
15 PSI / 103 kPa / 1 bar
15 PSI / 103 kPa / 1 bar
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TECHNICAL DATA
Grizzly / 968999592
Grizzly / 968999626
Equipment
Cutting width
72"
60"
Cutting height
1.5" - 4.5" / 38mm - 114mm
1.5" - 4.5" / 38mm - 114mm
Uncut circle
0
0
Number of blades
3
3
Blade length
24.5" / 622mm
20" / 508mm
Nose rollers
Yes
Yes
Michigan Seat
Standard
Standard
Hinged armrests
Yes
Yes
Hour meter
Standard
Standard
Blade engagement
Electric clutch
Electric clutch
Deck construction
11 gauge w/10 gauge skirts
11 gauge w/10 gauge skirts
6 acres/h/24300m2h
5.1 acres/h/20655m2h
Weight
1200 lbs (544 kg)
1150 (522 kg)
Base machine length
86" (218 cm)
84" (214 cm)
Base machine width
52" (132 cm)
54" (137 cm)
Base machine height
48" (122 cm)
48" (122 cm)
Overall width, chute up
81" (206 cm)
69" (175 cm)
Overall width, chute down
88" (224 cm)
75" (91 cm)
Productivity
Productivity
Overall dimensions
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TECHNICAL DATA
Technical Data
Grizzly / 968999628
Grizzly / 968999591
Engine
Manufacturer
Kohler
Kohler
Type
CV747S
CV747S
Power
30 hp
30 hp
Lubrication
Pressure with oil filter
Pressure with oil filter
Oil capacity excl filter
1.6 qt / 1.5 liters
1.6 qt / 1.5 liters
Oil capacity incl filter
2.0 qt / 2.2 liters
2.0 qt / 2.2 liters
Engine oil, Synthetic
Engine oil, Mineral Class
SAE 5W30, 10W30
SAE 30, (winter 10w30)
API, SF, SJ, SH, SG
SAE 5W30, 10W30
SAE 30, (winter 10w30)
API, SF, SJ, SH, SG
Fuel
Min 87 octane
unleaded (Max ethyl
alcohol 10%, max MTBE 15%)
Min 87 octane
unleaded (Max ethyl
alcohol 10%, max MTBE 15%)
Fuel tank capacity
11.4 gallon / 43 liters
11.4 gallon / 43 liters
Spark plugs/gap
Champion RX12YC
.030" / 0.75 mm
Champion RX12YC
.030" / 0.75 mm
Cooling
Air cooling
Air cooling
Air filter
Standard
Standard
Alternator
12V 16A
12V 16A
Starter
Electric 12V
Electric 12V
Transmission
Dual pumps, wheel drive motors
Dual pumps, wheel drive motors
Speed and direction controls
Duel levers, foam gripped
Duel levers, foam gripped
Speed forward
0-10 mph / 16.1 km/h
0-10 mph / 16.1 km/h
Speed reverse
0-5 mph / 0-8 km/h
0-5 mph / 0-8 km/h
Brakes
Hydrostatic/disk brake
Hydrostatic/disk brake
Front caster tires, smooth tread
13x6.5-6 Tubeless
13x6.5-6 Tubeless
Rear tires, Turf pneumatic
24 X 12.00-12 tubeless
24 X 12.00-12 tubeless
Tire pressure, front and rear
15 PSI / 103 kPa / 1 bar
15 PSI / 103 kPa / 1 bar
Transmission
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TECHNICAL DATA
Grizzly / 968999628
Grizzly / 968999591
Equipment
Cutting width
72" / 1829mm
60" / 1524mm
Cutting height
1.5" - 4.5" / 38mm - 114mm
1.5" - 4.5" / 38mm - 114mm
Uncut circle
0
0
Number of blades
3
3
Blade length
24.5" / 622mm
20" / 508mm
Nose rollers
Yes
Yes
Michigan Seat
Standard
Standard
Hinged armrests
Yes
Yes
Hour meter
Standard
Standard
Blade engagement
Electric clutch
Electric clutch
Deck construction
11 gauge w/10 gauge skirts
11 gauge w/10 gauge skirts
6 acres/h/24300m2h
5.1 acres/h/20655m2h
Weight
1200 lbs (544 kg)
1150 (522 kg)
Base machine length
86" (218 cm)
84" (214 cm)
Base machine width
52" (132 cm)
54" (137 cm)
Base machine height
48" (122 cm)
48" (122 cm)
Overall width, chute up
81" (206 cm)
69" (175 cm)
Overall width, chute down
88" (224 cm)
75" (91 cm)
Productivity
Productivity
Overall dimensions
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TECHNICAL DATA
Technical Data
Grizzly / 968999627
Engine
Manufacturer
Kohler
Type
CV747S
Power
30 hp
Lubrication
Pressure with oil filter
Oil capacity excl filter
1.6 qt / 1.5 liters
Oil capacity incl filter
2.0 qt / 2.2 liters
Engine oil, Synthetic
Engine oil, Mineral Class
SAE 5W30, 10W30
SAE 30, (winter 10w30)
API, SF, SJ, SH, SG
Fuel
Min 87 octane
unleaded (Max ethyl
alcohol 10%, max MTBE 15%)
Fuel tank capacity
11.4 gallon / 43 liters
Spark plugs/gap
Champion RX12YC
.030" / 0.75 mm
Cooling
Air cooling
Air filter
Standard
Alternator
12V 16A
Starter
Electric 12V
Transmission
Transmission
Dual pumps, wheel drive motors
Speed and direction controls
Duel levers, foam gripped
Speed forward
0-10 mph / 16.1 km/h
Speed reverse
0-5 mph / 0-8 km/h
Brakes
Hydrostatic/disk brake
Front caster tires, smooth tread
13x6.5-6 Tubeless
Rear tires, Turf pneumatic
24 X 12.00-12 tubeless
Tire pressure, front and rear
15 PSI / 103 kPa / 1 bar
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TECHNICAL DATA
Grizzly / 968999627
Equipment
Cutting width
60" / 1524mm
Cutting height
1.5" - 4.5" / 38mm - 114mm
Uncut circle
0
Number of blades
3
Blade length
20" / 508mm
Nose rollers
Yes
Michigan Seat
Standard
Hinged armrests
Yes
Hour meter
Standard
Blade engagement
Electric clutch
Deck construction
11 gauge w/10 gauge skirts
Productivity
Productivity
5.1 acres/h/20655m2h
Overall dimensions
Weight
1150 (522 kg)
Base machine length
84" (214 cm)
Base machine width
54" (137 cm)
Base machine height
48" (122 cm)
Overall width, chute up
69" (175 cm)
Overall width, chute down
75" (91 cm)
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TECHNICAL DATA
Accessories
BioClip attachment (Mulch kit)
Collection system
Torque Specifications
·Engine crankshaft bolt
50 ft/lb (67 Nm)
·Deck pulley bolts
45 ft/lb (61 Nm)
·Lug nuts
75 ft/lb (100 Nm)
·Blade bolt
45-55 ft/lb (60-75 Nm)
·Standard ¼" fasteners
9 ft/lb (12 Nm)
·Standard 5/16" fasteners
18 ft/lb (25 Nm)
3
·Standard /8" fasteners
33 ft/lb (44 Nm)
7
52 ft/lb (70 Nm)
·Standard /16" fasteners
·Standard ½" fasteners
80 ft/lb (110 Nm)
When this product is worn out and no longer used, it should be returned to the reseller or other party for recycling.
In order to implement improvements, specifications and designs can be altered without prior
notification.
Note that no legal demands can be placed based on the information contained in these
instructions.
Use only original parts for repairs. The use of other parts voids the warranty.
Do not modify or install non-standard equipment to the unit without consent from the
manufacturer. Modifications to the unit may cause unsafe operations or damage the unit.
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CONFORMITY CERTIFICATES
Conformity Certificates
USA requirements
Labels are placed on the engine and/or in the engine compartment stating that the machine will fulfill the
requirements. This is also applicable to special requirements for any of the states, (California emission rules etc.).
Do not remove any of these labels. Certificates can also be supplied with the machine at delivery or written in the
Engine manual. Take care of them as they are valuable documents.
CE requirements
Vibration data corresponding to Directive 2002/44/EC is given in the Technical Data Section.
The Declaration of Conformity is included in the literature packet.
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SERVICE JOURNAL
Service Journal
Action
Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign
Delivery Service
1. Charge the battery.
2. Adjust the tire pressure of all wheels to 15 PSI (1 bar).
3. Mount the steering controls in the normal position.
4. Connect the contact box to the cable for the seat’s
safety switch.
5. Check that the right amount of oil is in the engine.
6. Adjust the position of the steering controls.
7. Fill with fuel and open the fuel shut off valve.
8. Start the engine.
9. Check that there is drive to both wheels.
10. Check the mower deck adjustment.
11. Check:
The safety switch for the parking brake.
The safety switch for the mower deck.
The safety switch in the seat.
The safety switch in the steering controls.
Parking brake functionality.
Driving forward.
Driving backward.
Engaging the blades.
12. Check the idle speed
13. Check the engine high idle speed
14. Inform the customer about:
The need and advantages of following the service schedule.
The need and advantages of leaving the machine
for service every 300 hours.
The effects of service and maintaining a service journal on
the machine’s resale value.
Application areas for Mulching.
15. Fill in the sales papers, etc.
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Delivery service has been carried out.
No remaining notes.
Certified:
SERVICE JOURNAL
After the First 5-8 Hours
1. Change engine oil.
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SERVICE JOURNAL
Action
25-Hour Service
1. Check the fuel pump’s air filter.
2. Sharpen/Replace mower blades if required.
3. Check the tire pressures.
4. Check battery with cables.
5. Lubricate according to lubrication chart.
6. Check/clean the engine’s cooling air intake.
7. Clean the air cleaner’s pre-filter (foam).
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Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign
SERVICE JOURNAL
Action
Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign
50-Hour Service
1. Perform the 25-hour service.
2. Clean/replace the air cleaner’s filter cartridge (paper filter)
(shorter intervals for dusty operating conditions).
3.
Change engine oil.
4. Lubricate according to lubrication chart.
5. Check/adjust the parking brake.
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SERVICE JOURNAL
Action
100-Hour Service
1. Perform the 25-hour service.
2. Perform the 50-hour service.
3. Change the engine oil filter.
4. Clean/replace the spark plugs.
5. Replace the fuel filter.
6. Clean the cooling fins on the engine and transmission.
7.
Check V-belts.
8.
Check tighten caster wheel axle bolts (every 200 hours).
9. Change the air filter’s paper cartridge.
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Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign
SERVICE JOURNAL
Action
Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign
300-Hour Service
1. Inspect the machine. Come to agreement with the customer
as to which additional work is to be carried out.
2. Perform the 25-hour service.
3. Perform the 50-hour service.
4. Perform the 100-hour service.
5. Check/adjust the mower deck.
6. Clean the combustion chamber and grind the valve seats.
7. Check the engine valve clearance.
8. Replace the air cleaner’s pre-filter (foam).
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SERVICE JOURNAL
Action
At Least Once Each Year
1. Clean the engine’s cooling air intake (25 hours).
2. Replace the air cleaner’s pre-filter (foam) (300 hours).
3. Replace the air filter’s paper cartridge.
4. Change the engine oil (50 hours).
5. Replace the engine oil filter (100 hours).
6. Check/adjust the cutting height.
7. Check/adjust the parking brake (50 hours).
8. Clean/Change the spark plugs (100 hours).
9. Change the fuel filter (100 hours).
10. Clean the cooling fins (100 hours).
11. Check the engine valve clearance.
12. Perform the 300-hour service at an authorized service workshop.
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Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign
SERVICE JOURNAL
Action
Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign
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WARRANTY
DIXON® ZTR® PRO SERIES COMMERCIAL / RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY POLICY
Black BearTM, Kodiak® & Grizzly™ Mowers
DIXON® WARRANTS ITS ZTR® MOWERS AGAINST DEFECTS IN MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP FOR THE PERIODS SET FORTH BELOW. THE
SOLE REMEDY UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS REPLACEMENT OR REPAIR OF PARTS INCLUDING LABOR COSTS.
THIS WARRANTY IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS:
1. COMMERCIAL WARRANTY (use other than, or in addition to, mowing at owner’s primary place of residence):
a. First two years - 100% parts and labor subject to the conditions and limitations described herein with the exception of non-covered
items specified below.
b. Third year - limited to 100% parts cost as shown in the current Dixon® Parts Price List and subject to the conditions and limitations
as described herein.
c. Attachments marketed through or approved by Dixon are warranted for one year parts and labor in commercial use applications.
d. Pro Series Models are not subject to hour meter restrictions.
e. Warranty applies to new mowers.
2. RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY (used only at owner’s primary place of residence):
a. Three years - 100% parts and labor subject to the conditions and limitations described herein for a period of three years from date of
purchase by the original owner.
b. Attachments marketed through or approved by Dixon are warranted for two years parts and labor in residential use applications.
c. Warranty applies to new mowers.
3. All Dixon® warranty must be accomplished by authorized Dixon® dealers and in accordance with Dixon® warranty policy and allowances.
All warranty claims must be submitted to Dixon for approval.
4. Warranty labor reimbursement to dealers based on published Dixon® flat rate schedule.
5. Warranty does not apply to damage in transit or incidents of misuse, negligence, accidents, or alteration. The use of parts or components other than those supplied by Dixon VOIDS ALL WARRANTY.
6. Battery warranty is limited to 1 year from mower manufacture date.
7. The following items are not covered by this warranty policy:
(a) Routine maintenance or adjustments to include any oils, filters or other fluids used.
(b) Belts, blades, tires and cosmetic appearance (paint, seat fade, etc.)
(c) Pick up and delivery charges for transportation of mower to and from an authorized Dixon® dealer’s place of business.
(d) Engines. These are covered under a separate warranty by each individual engine manufacturer. Consult engine manual for warranty details.
(e) Any costs or expense of providing substitute equipment while repair work is being performed on a warranted mower.
8. THERE IS NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING
THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXCLUDED; OTHERWISE, ALL SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED TO THE SAME DURATION AND REMEDIES AS THE EXPRESS WARRANTY. ALL LIABILITIES
FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES UNDER ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY ARE EXCLUDED.
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Part No. 539 131266R01
09/25/07