TECHNICAL DATA BROCHURE - ZTR 428 & 429
DATE 8/89 (Rev.)
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MPORTANT -- READ OPERATOR'S MANUAL BEFORE OPERATING OR MAKING ADJUSTMENTS.
Deluxe Seat Adjustment
Easy hand lever action allows forward and backward movement, of seat.
No bolts to loosen or tighten.
Mower Blade Operation
To start mower blades, pull up slightly on blade drive switch handle
and move it forward to the "ON" position.
To stop mower blades, move switch handle to the "OFF" position.
Disconnect throttle cable from engine.
Disconnect rear wiring loon from the body-by turning the threaded collar
on connector in a counterclockwise direction.
This plug is located at
the right rear of body.
Remove the four control lever bolts and remove upper control levers
(P/N 9079 A 9080).
Remove the two acorn nuts on floor of body and release latches on
the rear of body near each side.
Place height adjustment lever in the vertical position, engage the
parking brake and carefully l i f t body off the chassis.
Reverse above procedures to install body.
S a f e t y Checks -- "Important"
After reassembly of body onto chassis and while seated on the mower,
attempt to start the engine with mower deck engaged.
The engine should
If engine does start, return mower to an Authorized Dixon Dealer
for adjustment or repair.
Disengage mower deck and start engine with the operator in a normal seated
position on the mower.
Engage mower deck and remove weight from the
The engine should stop.
If engine does not stop when operator rises
from seat, return mower to an Authorized Dixon Dealer for adjustment or
Parking Brake Adjustment
Remove body as described above.
Adjustment points are located at rear of transaxle on each side.
Remove roll pins from swivel fitting (P/N 2172).
Turn swivel fitting on
brake rod (P/N 6100) in, to tighten.
Just enough to prevent brake from
slipping when engaged. 3.
Reinstall roll pin.
CAUTION: Over tightening may cause premature wear, on bra ke band
Dixon Industries, INC
Coffeyville, Kansas 67337-0945
Airport Industrial Park