Operators manual Please read these instructions carefully and make sure you understand them before using the machine. MANUAL NO. 539110842 REV. IR (09/08/04) Models: 968999254 / iZ4217TSKAA 968999255 / iZ4817TSKAA 968999256 / iZ4821TKAA 968999257 / iZ5223TKAA 968999258 / iZ5223TKOA 968999259 / iZ6123TKAA...
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INTRODUCTION ... 4-5 SYMBOLS & DECALS ... 6 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... 7 General use and saftey rules ... 7-8 Driving on slopes ... 9 Children safety... 10 Maintenance safety ... 10-11 Transportation Safety ... 12 ROPS Safety ... 13 Customer Responsibilities ... 13 PRESENTATION ...
INTRODUCTION Introduction Congratulations Thank you for purchasing a Husqvana ride-on mower. This machine is built for the greatest efficiency and rapid mowing of large areas. Convenient controls and a hydrostatic transmission regulated by steering levers also contribute to the machine’s performance. This manual is a valuable document.
Good Service Husqvarna’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.
SYMBOLS AND DECALS 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! Xxx xxxx xxxx xxxxxxxx xxx x X xxxx xxxxxx xx. xx xxxxxxxx xxxxx xxx xx. Used in this publication to notify the reader of a risk of personal injury, particularly if the reader should neglect to follow instructions given in the manual.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 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. General Use • Read all instructions in this operator’s manual and on the machine before starting it. Ensure that you understand them and then abide by them.
• Be careful when rounding fixed objects, so that the blades do not hit them. Never drive over foreign objects. • Only use the machine in daylight or in other well-lit conditions. Keep the machine a safe distance from holes or other irregularities in the ground.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Driving on Slopes Driving on slopes is one of the operations where the risk is greatest that the driver will lose control or the machine will tip over, which can result in serious injury or death. All slopes require extra caution.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Children: • Serious accidents may occur if you fail to be on guard for children in the vicinity of the ma- chine. Children are often attracted to the ma- chine and mowing work. Never assume that children will stay put where you last saw them. •...
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Allow the engine to cool before refueling. Do not smoke. Do not fill fuel in the vicinity of sparks or open flames. • If leaks arise in the fuel system, the engine must not be started until the problem has been resolved.
• Never use the machine indoors or in spaces lacking proper ventilation. The exhaust fumes contain carbon monoxide, and odorless, poi- sonous, and lethal gas. • Stop and inspect the equipment if you run over or into anything. If necessary, make repairs before starting.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Roll Over Protection System This structure’s capability may be imparired by structural damage if overturned, or al- teration occurs. If any of these conditions take place, the total structure MUST be re- placed. DO NOT use ROPS as a lifting, attaching or anchoring point. DO NOT exceed Max GVW: 2822;...
Presentation Thank you for buying a HUSQVARNA! Before operating your new mower, read, understand and follow the safety instructions and other directions in this manual. ROPS Motion Control Levers Fuel Cap PRESENTATION Lawnmowers and all power equipment, can be potentially dangerous if used improperly.
SETUP AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING! No settings or adjustments are to be made unless: Engine is stopped, key has been removed, park brake is on and bat- tery cable removed from battery. Setup Uncrate machine. ROPS Assembly (Roll Over Protection System) ROPS Assembly Components 1 - Top Loop 1 - Left Side Post...
SETUP AND ADJUSTMENTS Control Arms Remove top bolt in control arm and loosen bot- tom bolt, rotate the control levers to the upright position. Align the levers so they are even in the neutral position. Reinstall hardware and tighten. FIG - 1 Seat Install 1.
SETUP AND ADJUSTMENTS Adjustments Cutting Height Stop the mower and disengage the blades. Raise the deck height lever to the transport posi- tion. Remove the height adjustment pin and place it in the desired cutting height hole. Lower the lift lever down onto pin.
SETUP AND ADJUSTMENTS Park Brake Adjustment For Models: 968999256, 968999257, 968999258, 968999259 1. Stop engine and remove key. Release park brake and measure the length of the spring. The distance between the washer on each end of the spring should be 2-7/8". FIG - 5 2.
SETUP AND ADJUSTMENTS Begin with either side and put the motion control lever into the neutral position. Adjust the motion control linkage by rotating the double nuts in the proper direction until the wheel stops rotating. FIG - 7 Move the motion control lever forward then into the neutral position and place it into the neutral slot.
Operating instructions Roll Bar and Seat Belt Operate the unit with the roll bar in the raised and locked position and use 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.
Blade Switch Blade engagement switch located on the console is engaged by pulling up on the switch and pushed down to disengage. FIG - 9. Choke Control Choke control is located on the console. To choke engine pull knob push to release. FIG -9. Throttle Control Throttle control is located on the console.
Annual inspection and maintenance from an au- thorized Husqvarna dealer is recommended to keep your machine in the best condition mechani- cally and ensures safe operation. Engine oil Should be checked daily before starting the ma- chine.
Hydraulic system Check oil level in tank daily. Oil level should be 3/ 4” to 1” below the top of the tank. Check all fit- tings, hoses and lines for damage or leaks. Re- place or repair any questionable lines or fittings. Change the oil and filter after the first 250 hours of operation then annually after that.
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 instructions on previous page. Loosen bolt on the clutch tie down and rotate out of the way. Using a 1/2”...
MAINTENANCE Winter storage To prepare the machine for storage. Clean the machine, especialy under the deck. Touch-up the paint or spray the underside of deck with a light coat of oil. Inspect the machine for damage and loose hard- ware. Change the oil.
Maintenance Engine (4) Check oil level Change oil and filter (1) Clean the air filter’s (3) Replace air filter’s (3) Check for fuel and oil leakage Clean cooling flanges (3) Check cooling air inlet Replace fuel filter Replace plugs Hydraulics Check oil level Check for oil leaks Change hydraulic oil (2)
PROBLEM ENGINE WILL NOT START. MACHINE WILL NOT MOVE OR MOVES SLOWLY OR HARD. BLADES WILL NOT ENGAGE. UNEVEN CUT CUT IS RAGGED MACHINE VIBRATION TROUBLE SHOOTING Blade switch on. Drive levers not in the neutral slots. Operator not in seat. Park brake disengaged.