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Rider 111B
Rider 111B5
Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you
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understand the instructions before using the machine.



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  • Page 1 Operator′s manual Rider 111B Rider 111B5 Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you E E E E n n n n g g g g l l l l i i i i s s s s h h h h...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Lubrication Checking the engine’s oil level........CONTENTS Replacing the engine oil ..........Contents ..............Lubricating the front wheel bearings ......INTRODUCTION General lubrication ............Dear Customer, ............Troubleshooting schedule Driving and transport on public roads ......Storage Towing ................
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Dear Customer, Thank you for choosing a Husqvarna Rider. Husqvarna Riders are built to a unique design with a front-mounted cutting unit and a patented rear-wheel steering system. Riders are designed for maximum efficiency even in small or confined areas. The closely grouped controls and pedal-operated hydrostatic transmission also contribute to the performance of this machine.
  • Page 4: Service Journal

    Service journal Pre-delivery service 1 Charge the battery for 4 hours at max. 3 amp. 2 Attach the cutting unit to the machine, see Attaching the cutting unit. 3 Fit steering wheel, seat and any optional equipment. 4 Check and adjust tyre pressure (60 Kpa, 0.6 bar, 9 PSI). 5 Check that the right amount of oil is in the engine.
  • Page 5: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols Warning: rotating parts. Keep hands and feet clear. These symbols are on the machine and in the instructions. WARNING! Careless or incorrect use can result in serious or fatal injury to the Clutch in operator or others. Please read the operator’s manual Clutch out carefully and make sure you understand...
  • Page 6: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety instructions • Stop the engine and prevent the engine from being started until you have cleaned the outlet channel. These instructions are for your safety. Read them carefully. • Look out for the ejector and do not direct it towards anyone.
  • Page 7: Driving On Slopes

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This is what you do • Never allow children or other persons not trained in the use of the machine to use or service it. Local laws may • Remove obstacles such as stones, branches, etc. regulate the age of the user. •...
  • Page 8: Children

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Children • Electrical shocks can cause injuries. Do not touch cables when the engine is running. Do not test the ignition system with your fingers. • Serious accidents may occur if you fail to be on your guard for children in the vicinity of the machine.
  • Page 9: Transport

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Do not change the setting of governors and avoid running Engage the parking brake and tie the tension belts around the engine at excessively high revs. If you run too fast, you stable parts on the machine, e.g. frame or rear wagon. risk damaging the machine components.
  • Page 10: What Is What

    11 Parking brake, Rider 111B Clutch pedal, Rider 111B5 4 Throttle control/choke control 4 Throttle control/choke control 4 Throttle control/choke control 12 Lock button for the parking brake, left side on Rider 111B, 5 Gear shift lever, 111 B5 right-hand side on Rider 111B5. 6 Ignition lock 13 Seat adjustment.
  • Page 11: Presentation

    Rider 111B5 has a gearbox of "inline" type with 5 forward Rider 111B has the brake pedal and lock button on the left gears and 1 backward gear. hand side.
  • Page 12: Cutting Height Adjustment Lever

    Do not use the fuel tank as a support area. Do not use the fuel tank as a support area. Lift up the cutting unit before adjusting the height. Release lever Rider 111B Release le Release le The release control must be pulled out in order for the...
  • Page 13: Driving

    Perform daily maintenance before starting as set out in the Maintenance schedule. Adjust the seat to the required position. Start the engine 1 Rider 111B Make sure that the clutch control is depressed. (Run position) With a warm engine: With a warm engine: With a warm engine: 6 Move the throttle in between positions 1 and 2.
  • Page 14: Starting The Engine With A Weak Battery

    The exhaust fumes contain toxic carbon monoxide. Starting the engine with a weak 2 For Rider 111B battery Carefully press down one of the pedals until the required speed is obtained. Pedal (1) is used to drive forwards, and pedal (2) to drive backwards.
  • Page 15: Cutting Tips

    The best lawns are achieved if the grass is cut often. The best lawns are achieved if the grass is cut often. For Rider 111B Pull back the throttle and turn the ignition Mowing becomes more uniform and the grass cuttings...
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    Maintenance Maintenance schedule The following is a list of the maintenance which should be conducted on the machine. For those points not described in this manual, visit an authorised service workshop. Daily maintenance At least once Maintenance Maintenance before starting a year interval in hours 100 200...
  • Page 17: Cleaning

    Clean the machine directly after use. It is much easier to wash off grass cuttings before they dry. Right-hand fender Loosen the screws holding the wing cover. On Rider 111B, Oily dirt can be removed using a cold degreasing agent. the knob for the back pedal should also be removed.
  • Page 18: Checking The Brake

    Maintenance Adjusting the throttle wire 2 Check the tension of the steering wires by squeezing them together by the arrows as illustrated. The throttle cable may need to be adjusted, if the engine does not respond as it should when accelerating, if it produces black smoke or maximum revs are not reached.
  • Page 19: Replacement Of Fuel Filter

    Maintenance Replacement of fuel filter 4 Lift out the air filter cartridge from the fan housing. Replace the fuel filter every 100 running hours (once per season) or more frequently if it is clogged. 5 Replace the air filter cartridge, if clogged with dirt. Replace the filter as follows: IMPORTANT INFORMATION 1 Open the engine cover.
  • Page 20: Fuses

    Maintenance For recommended spark plug, see Technical data. Type: Flat pin, 15 A. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Fitting the wrong spark plug type can damage the engine. Replacing the spark plug 1 Remove the ignition cable shoe and clean around the spark plug. 2 Remove the spark plug with a 5/8”...
  • Page 21: Check The Safety System

    Maintenance Check the safety system Start motor The machine is equipped with a safety system that prevents starting or driving under the following conditions. Ignition system The engine should only be possible to start when the cutting unit is in its raised position and the parking brake is applied. The driver does not need to be seated in the driver’s seat.
  • Page 22: Checking The Engine's Cooling Air Intake

    Maintenance Checking the engine’s cooling air 4 Put the lifting lever in the mowing position. intake Clean the air intake grille in the engine cover behind the driver’s seat. 5 Release the clip on the front hood and lift off the fender. Open the engine cover.
  • Page 23: Checking The Blades

    Maintenance 2 Fit the cutting deck's pipe together with the deck frame's 9 Set the cutting deck height control in any of the positions pipe. 2-6. Checking the blades 3 Push the cutting deck in and make sure the guide bolts fit To achieve the best mowing results it is important that the into the grooves on the deck frame, one on each side.
  • Page 24: Lubrication

    Lubrication Checking the engine’s oil level. 4 Fit the drain plug and tighten it. 5 Fill with oil up to the ”FULL” mark on the dipstick The oil is Check the oil level in the engine when the Rider stands topped up through the hole the dipstick sits in.
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting Schedule

    Troubleshooting schedule Problem Procedure Engine does not start There is no fuel in the fuel tank Spark plug defective Faulty spark plug connections or interchanged cables Dirt in the carburettor or fuel line Starter motor does not turn over the engine Starter motor does not turn over the engine Battery flat Bad contact between the cable and battery Lift lever for cutting unit in wrong position...
  • Page 26: Storage

    Storage Winter storage Service At the end of the season, or if the machine is going to stand Low season is the most suitable time to perform a service or idle for more than 30 days, it should immediately be made overhaul of the machine in order to ensure high function ready for storage.
  • Page 27: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Rider 111 B5 Rider 111B Dimensions Length without cutting unit, mm/ft 1734/5.69 1734/5.69 Length with cutting unit, mm/ft 2100/6.89 2100/6.89 Width without cutting unit, mm/ft 785/2.56 785/2.56 Width with cutting unit, mm/ft 883/2.90 883/2.90 Height, mm/ft 1084/3.56 1084/3.56...
  • Page 28: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel.: +46-36-146500, hereby declares that Husqvarna Rider 111B5 and Rider 111B from 2010’s serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the rating plate with subsequent serial number), complies with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVE: of May 17, 2006 "relating to machinery"...
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