Sign in today to find solutions:

Don't have an account? Sign up

Snapper M250819BE, M280919B, M281019BE, M300919B, M301019BE Safety Instructions & Operator's Manual

Snapper riding mower safety instructions and operator's manual.

 
MIDDLE MARKET
CUTTING WIDTH
ENGINE HP
M - Middle Market
25 - 25" Cutting Deck
28 - 28" Cutting Deck
30 - 30" Cutting Deck
Thank you for buying a SNAPPER Product! Before operating your machine, read this manual carefully and pay
particular attention to the "IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS" on Pages 2 & 3. Remember that all power
equipment can be dangerous if used improperly. Also keep in mind that SAFETY requires careful use in
accordance with the operating instructions and common sense!
COPYRIGHT © 1999
SNAPPER INC.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Safety Instructions & Operator's Manual for
REAR ENGINE RIDING MOWER
MODEL NUMBER EXPLANATION
M
28
08 - 8.0 HP Engine
09 - 9.0 HP Engine
10 - 10.0 HP Engine
10
19
B
19 - Series
Designation
SERIES 19
MODEL
M250819BE
M280919B
M281019BE
M300919B
M301019BE
E
ENGINE OPTIONS
SERIES DESIGNATION
B - Briggs Engine
MANUAL No. 7-1947 (REV. 1, 8/20/99)
ENGINE TYPE
E - Electric Start
Next page ->

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    28 - 28” Cutting Deck 30 - 30” Cutting Deck Thank you for buying a SNAPPER Product! Before operating your machine, read this manual carefully and pay particular attention to the “IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS” on Pages 2 & 3. Remember that all power equipment can be dangerous if used improperly.

  • Page 2

    If you have any questions pertaining to your machine which your dealer cannot answer to your satisfaction, call or write the Customer Service Department at SNAPPER, McDonough, Georgia 30253. Phone: (1-800-935-2967).

  • Page 3

    14. Have machine serviced by an authorized repair SNAPPER dealer at least once a year and have the dealer install any new safety devices. 15. Use only genuine SNAPPER replacement parts assure SLOWLY maintained.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS... 2-3 TABLE OF CONTENTS ... 4 SECTION 1 - FAMILIARIZATION ... 5 SECTION 2 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS... 6-11 Pre-start Checklist ...6 Operator’s Seat Adjustment...6 Starting & Stopping Engine, Blades & Wheel Drive ...7-10 Starting & Stopping Mower Blades ...9-10 Starting &...

  • Page 5: Section 1 - Familiarization

    DECK FIGURE 1.1 1.2 NOMENCLATURE The nomenclature drawing above, Figure 1.1, shows the essential parts of the SNAPPER Rear Engine Rider. It is recommended that all operator’s of this equipment become components, and operation of this machine before operating. Specific details involving the engine are found in the separate engine owner’s manual.

  • Page 6

    Section 2 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 2.1 PRE-START CHECK LIST Make the following checks and perform the service required before each start-up. 2.1.1. Check tires and add or release air as needed to bring pressure to 12 psi in front and 12 psi in rear tires.

  • Page 7

    Section 2 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 2.3 STARTING & OPERATION 2.3.1. ENGINE (ELECTRIC START) IMPORTANT: When the ignition key is turned to “START”, the engine will turn over, but will not start unless the Clutch/Brake pedal is pressed all the way down, the Blade Lever is in the “Off”...

  • Page 8

    Section 2 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 2.3 STARTING & OPERATION 2.3.1. ENGINE (ELECTRIC START) (Continued) 8. Should the battery be too weak to start the engine, Refer to Section “ENGINE (MANUAL START)” to manually start the electric start engines. 2.3.2. ENGINE (MANUAL START) IMPORTANT: When the ignition key is turned to “RUN”, and the recoil handle is pulled, the engine will turn over, but will not start unless the...

  • Page 9

    3 seconds, the blade brake must be adjusted. Refer to Section “BLADE BRAKE ADJUSTMENT” for adjustment procedures or return machine to an authorized SNAPPER dealer for adjustment. DO NOT CONTINUE to operate machine until blade brake is adjusted and functioning properly.

  • Page 10

    3 seconds, the blade brake must be adjusted. Refer to Section “BLADE BRAKE ADJUSTMENT” for adjustment procedures or return machine to an authorized SNAPPER dealer for adjustment. DO NOT CONTINUE to operate machine until blade brake is adjusted and functioning properly.

  • Page 11: Section 2 - Operating Instructions, Parking Brake, Cutting Height Adjustment

    Section 2 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 2.4 STOPPING - ENGINE, WHEEL DRIVE, BLADE 2.4.4. PARK BRAKE 1. Engage park brake by pushing clutch/brake pedal “DOWN” and moving the park brake latch to the “ENGAGED” position. While holding the park brake latch “ENGAGED”, release clutch/brake pedal to set park brake.

  • Page 12

    SNAPPER dealer annually for inspection and addition of any new devices which might upgrade the safety of the Rear Engine Rider. For the nearest SNAPPER dealer in your area, check the yellow pages under the heading LAWN MOWERS. For engine parts and service, look for the engine manufacturer’s dealers...

  • Page 13: Check Blade Drive Belt, Blade Brake, Service Brake / Park Brake

    The engine and blades MUST STOP if: 2. The operator leaves the operator position with Blade Control “ON” and/or clutch/brake pedal is released. DO NOT operate machine if interlock system is not functioning properly. Contact your SNAPPER dealer immediately for assistance. ENGINE PULLEY...

  • Page 14: Battery Fluid Level, Mower Deck Levelness, Clean Mower Deck, Mower Blade Spindle - Lubrication

    Section 3 - MAINTENANCE 3.2.8. LUBRICATION – GREASE FITTINGS The following components on the Rear Engine Rider are equipped with grease fittings and require periodic lubrication. Purpose grease (NLGI No.2) with a grease gun. 1. Front Wheel Bearings. Refer to Section “FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS –...

  • Page 15: Service - Every 25 Operating Hours, Differential / Chain Case - Lubrication

    If no lubricant is visible on the internal parts of the differential, add “SNAPPER Transmission” grease as needed. See Figure 3.8. IMPORTANT: Overfilling of the differential with lubricant will cause lubricant to leak onto drive components of the Rear Engine Rider.

  • Page 16: Engine, Fuel Filter, Removing Fuel Tank

    Rear Engine Rider should be carefully inspected every two years for wear or damage. Replace worn or damaged parts with genuine SNAPPER replacement parts available from an authorized SNAPPER dealer. 3.5.1. All bushings and pivot areas. 3.5.2. Check both front wheel king pins.

  • Page 17: Mower Drive Belt Adjustment

    However, if there is difficulty in achieving these adjustments and repairs, it is recommended that these repairs be made by an authorized SNAPPER dealer. WARNING Once blade is disengaged it should come to a stop in 3 seconds or less.

  • Page 18

    DO NOT operate machine until blade brake is adjusted and functioning properly. If blade stop time can not be achieved with the adjustment procedure described above, take machine immediately to an authorized Snapper dealer. ROTATE NUT CLOCKWISE TO INCREASE BRAKE TENSION ROTATE NUT COUNTER CLOCKWISE TO DECREASE BRAKE TENSION FIGURE 4.4...

  • Page 19

    Section 4 - ADJUSTMENTS & REPAIR WARNING DO NOT attempt any adjustments, maintenance, service or repairs with the engine running. Stop engine. Stop blade. Engage parking brake. Remove key. Remove spark plug wire from spark plug and secure away from plug. Engine and components are HOT.

  • Page 20: Rear Engine Rider Drive Components, Wheel Brake Adjustment

    Vent must be closed securely to prevent fuel spillage. 4.3 REAR ENGINE RIDER DRIVE COMPONENTS Your Snapper rider is equipped with a patented smooth start clutch. The clutch should operate smoothly and provide ample traction. If problems are experienced, contact your Snapper dealer for repair.

  • Page 21: Mower Blade Replacement

    Section 4 - ADJUSTMENTS & REPAIR WARNING DO NOT attempt any adjustments, maintenance, service or repairs with the engine running. STOP engine. STOP blade. Engage parking brake. Remove key. Remove spark plug wire from spark plug and secure away from plug. Engine and components are HOT.

  • Page 22

    Section 4 - ADJUSTMENTS & REPAIR WARNING DO NOT attempt any adjustments, maintenance, service or repairs with the engine running. STOP engine. STOP blade. Engage parking brake. Remove key. Remove spark plug wire from spark plug and secure away from plug. Engine and components are HOT.

  • Page 23

    Section 4 - ADJUSTMENTS & REPAIR WARNING DO NOT attempt any adjustments, maintenance, service or repairs with the engine running. Stop engine. Stop blade. Engage parking brake. Remove key. Remove spark plug wire from spark plug and secure away from plug. Engine and components are HOT.

  • Page 24

    Section 4 - ADJUSTMENTS & REPAIR WARNING The electrolyte (acid) produces a highly explosive gas. Keep all sparks, flame and fire away from area when charging battery or when handling electrolyte or battery. Electrolyte (acid) is a highly corrosive liquid. Wear eye protection.

  • Page 25

    100% Charged 75% Charged 50% Charged 25% Charged 0% Charged SNAPPER REAR ENGINE RIDER ACCESSORIES PART NO. DESCRIPTION OF KIT 6-0517... Wheel Weight (8” Wheels) ... All Rear Engine Riders 6-0601... Smooth Start Clutch... All Rear Engine Riders 6-0697... Dump Cart... All Rear Engine Riders 6-1400...

  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    1. Fill fuel tank with fresh fuel to proper level. 2. Move choke control to “CHOKE” position. 3. Place spark plug wire onto spark plug. 4. Contact authorized SNAPPER dealer. 5. Engage park brake. 6. Replace with new 20 AMP fuse.

  • Page 27

    PROBABLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION 1. Replace drive disc. 2. Adjust rubber drive disc. 3. Replace with SNAPPER tapered bolt & nut. 4. Contact authorized SNAPPER dealer. 5. Contact authorized SNAPPER dealer. 1. Move lever to the “ON” position. 2. Adjust or replace mower belt.

  • Page 28: Maintenance Schedule

    SUBJECT SERVICE TO BE PERFORMED Engine Check Oil Level Engine Initial Oil Change Engine Periodic Oil Change Air Pre-Cleaner Service Sponge Pre- Cleaner Element Air Cleaner Replace Element Spark Plug Replace Plugs Fuel Filter Replace Filter Engine Cooling Clean Shrouds & Fins System Battery Check Electrolyte...

  • Page 29: Maintenance/replacement Parts

    MAINTENANCE/REPLACEMENT PARTS MAINTENANCE PARTS Engine Speed Control (Briggs Engine) Clutch/Brake Cable Brake Cable 25” Cutter Blade (Standard - Not Air Lift Compatible) 25” Cutter Blade (Standard - Air Lift Compatible) 25” Cutter Blade (Mulching) 25” Cutter Blade (Ninja - Quad Edge) 28”...

  • Page 30: Warranty

    For three (3) years from purchase date for the original purchaser's residential, non-commercial use, SNAPPER, through any authorized SNAPPER dealer will replace, free of charge (except for taxes where applicable), any part or parts found upon examination by the factory at McDonough, Georgia, to be defective in material or workmanship or both.

  • Page 31: Primary Maintenance

    PRIMARY MAINTENANCE...

  • Page 32

    PRIMARY MAINTENANCE...

  • Page 33

    PRIMARY MAINTENANCE...

  • Page 34

    PRIMARY MAINTENANCE...

  • Page 35

    SERVICE NOTES ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________...

  • Page 36

    Read, Understand, and Follow all warnings and instructions in this manual, the engine manual, and on the machine, engine and attachments. If you have any questions about your Snapper product, contact your local authorized Snapper dealer or contact Snapper Customer Service at Snapper, McDonough, GA.

Comments to this Manuals

Symbols: 0

Latest comments:

×

Select the desired size and copy embed code

Copy your embed code and put on your site: