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02777
YTH1542XP
Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1

    02777 YTH1542XP Owner's Manual...

  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers IMPORTANT: THIS CUTTING MACHINE IS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET AND THROW ING OBJECTS. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope. If tires lose trac- I.

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    SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers • Be sure the area is clear of other people before mowing. Stop machine if anyone enters the area. WARNING: In order to prevent ac- ci den tal starting when setting up, •...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor. It has been designed, engineered and manu fac tured to give you the best possible dependability and per for mance. GASOLINE CAPACITY 4 GALLONS AND TYPE: UNLEADED REGULAR Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy, please contact your nearest authorized service OIL TYPE (API-SF-SJ): SAE 30 (above 32°F)

  • Page 5: Unassembled Parts

    UNASSEMBLED PARTS Seat Steering Wheel Steering Wheel Insert (1) Washer 17/32 x 1-3/16 x 12 Gauge Steering Wheel (1) Knob Adapter Gauge Wheels (4) Adjusting Bar (1) Oil Drain Tube For Future Use (4) Washers 3/8 x 3/4 x 14 Ga. (4) Wheels Slope Sheet (4) Retainer Springs...

  • Page 6: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes. To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely. Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness.

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    ASSEMBLY TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID (See Op er a tion INSTALL SEAT (See Fig. 3) section, page 10, for location and func tion of Adjust seat before tightening adjustment knob. controls) • Remove adjustment knob and fl at washer securing seat to cardboard packing and set aside for assembly •...

  • Page 8: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY CHECK TIRE PRESSURE RETAINER SPRING The tires on your tractor were overinfl ated at the factory for shipping purposes. Correct tire pressure is important for best cutting performance. • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in “PRODUCT SPEC I FI CA TIONS” section of this manual. SHOULDER CHECK DECK LEVELNESS BOLT...

  • Page 9: Operation

    OPERATION These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning. FAST IGNITION REVERSE HIGH SLOW NEUTRAL CHOKE LIGHTS ON ENGINE START ENGINE ON PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE ENGINE OFF LOCKED UNLOCKED OIL PRESSURE...

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    OPERATION KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and ad just ments. Save this manual for future reference. LIGHT SWITCH AT TACH MENT POSITION...

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    OPERATION The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye dam age. Always wear safety glass es or eye shields while op- erating your tractor or per form ing any adjustments or repairs. We rec om mend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or stan dard safety glasses.

  • Page 12: To Operate On Hills

    OPERATION TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS (See Fig. 7) CAUTION: Do not operate the mower Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightly without either the en tire grass catcher, off the ground when mower is at the desired cutting height in on mowers so equipped, or the defl...

  • Page 13: Before Starting The Engine

    OPERATION BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE NOTE: Before starting, read the warm and cold starting procedures below. • Insert key into ignition and turn key clockwise to CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL “START” position and release key as soon as engine • The engine in your tractor has been shipped, from the starts.

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    OPERATION • If grass is extremely tall, it should be mowed twice to • Place tractor safely on level surface with engine off and reduce load and possible fi re hazard from dried clip- parking brake set. pings. Make fi rst cut relatively high; the second to the •...

  • Page 15: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FILL IN DATES AS YOU COMPLETE REGULAR SERVICE SERVICE DATES Check Brake Operation Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and Interlock Systems Check for Loose Fasteners Sharpen/Replace Mower Blades Lubrication Chart Check Battery Level Clean Battery and Terminals Check Transaxle Cooling Check V-Belts Check Engine Oil Level...

  • Page 16: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE TRACTOR MANDREL BLADE Always observe safety rules when performing any main- ASSEMBLY CEN TER te nance. HOLE BRAKE OPERATION If tractor requires more than six (6) feet stopping distance FLAT WASHER at high speed in highest gear, then brake must be adjusted. STAR (See “TO ADJUST BRAKE”...

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    MAINTENANCE TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS NOTE: Although multi-viscosity oils (5W30, 10W30 etc.) Corrosion and dirt on the battery and terminals can cause improve starting in cold weather, these multi-viscosity oils the battery to “leak” power. will result in increased oil consumption when used above 32°F.

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    MAINTENANCE CLEAN AIR SCREEN IN-LINE FUEL FILTER (See Fig. 15) Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent The fuel fi lter should be replaced once each season. If fuel engine dam age from overheating. Clean with a wire brush fi...

  • Page 19: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SER VICE OR AD JUST - MENTS: • Depress clutch/brake pedal fully and set parking brake. • Place motion control lever in neutral (N) position. • Place attachment clutch in “DISENGAGED” position. •...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS SIDE-TO-SIDE ADJUSTMENT (See Figs. 17 and 18) • When distance “D” is 1/8" to 1/2" lower at front than rear, • Raise mower to its highest position. tighten nut “F” against trunnion on both front links. • At the midpoint of both sides of mower, measure height •...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WITH PARKING BRAKE “ENGAGED” IDLER PULLEYS NUT “A” 1-9/16” JAM NUT OPERATING MANDREL PULLEYS 01513 FIG. 21 DO NOT TOUCH THIS NUT. IF FURTHER BRAKE AD JUST - MENT IS NECESSARY CONTACT YOUR NEAREST AUTHO- TO CHECK AND ADJUST BRAKE RIZED SERVICE CENTER/DEPARTMENT (See Fig.

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGNMENT ELECTRIC CLUTCH LOCATOR CLUTCH If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal (left to right) when wheels are positioned straight forward, remove steer- CLUTCH ING ing wheel and reassemble per instructions in the Assembly IDLER section of this manual.

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS • Connect one end of the BLACK ca ble to the NEGA TIVE TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB (-) terminal (C) of fully charged battery. • Raise hood. • Connect the other end of the BLACK cable (D) to good •...

  • Page 24: Storage

    STORAGE ENGINE Immediately prepare your tractor for storage at the end of the season or if the tractor will not be used for 30 days FUEL SYSTEM or more. IMPORTANT: IT IS IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM DEPOSITS FROM FORMING IN ES SEN TIAL FUEL SYSTEM PARTS SUCH WARNING: Never store the trac tor with AS CARBURETOR, FUEL FIL TER, FUEL HOSE, OR TANK gas o line in the tank inside a building...

  • Page 25: Trou Ble Shoot Ing

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start Out of fuel. Fill fuel tank. Engine not “CHOKED” properly. See “TO START ENGINE” in Operation section. Engine fl ooded. 3. Wait several minutes before attempting to start. Bad spark plug. Replace spark plug. Dirty air fi...

  • Page 26: Trou Ble Shoot Ing

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Engine continues to run Faulty operator-safety presence control system. Check wiring, switches and connections. If not when operator leaves seat corrected, contact an authorized service center/ with attachment clutch department. engaged Poor cut - uneven 1.

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    TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 SCHEMATIC BLACK BATTERY SOLENOID FUSE AMMETER STARTER (OPTIONAL) WHITE BLACK WHITE WHITE BLACK ELECTRIC CLUTCH CLUTCH / BRAKE (PEDAL UP) IGNITION BLACK SWITCH SEAT SWITCH (NOT OCCUPIED) PTO (DISENGAGED)

  • Page 28: Repair Parts - Tractor

    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 ELECTRICAL D .C 188024B...

  • Page 29: Repair Parts

    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 ELECTRICAL PART DESCRIPTION 532 14 49-27 Battery 12 Volt 35 AMP 874 76 04-12 Bolt Hex Hd 1/4-20 unc x 3/4 532 18 64-91 Box Battery 532 17 61-38...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES chassis_elite husqy_4...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES PART DESCRIPTION 532 17 46-19 Chassis Stamping 532 17 65-54 Drawbar 532 19 02-51 Dash P/L Husq 872 14 06-08 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 DRIVE 19 24 drive-hydro.stlt_69...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 DRIVE PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION - - - - - - - - Transaxle, Hydro 314-0510 532 12 48-72 Cover, Pedal (Order Parts From Transaxle 532 17 54-14...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 STEERING ASSEMBLY steering_pl.lt_53...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 STEERING ASSEMBLY PART DESCRIPTION 532 16 66-27 Wheel Steering 532 18 47-06 Axle Cast Lt Machined 532 16 98-40 Spindle Asm LH 532 16 98-39 Spindle Asm RH...

  • Page 36

    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 SEAT ASSEMBLY seat_lt.knob_1 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 18 87-15 Seat 532 12 12-48 Bushing Snap Blk Nyl 50 Id 532 14 05-51 Bracket Pivot Seat 8 720...

  • Page 37

    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 DECALS PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 18 09-41 Decal Hood Cust. Resp. 532 16 03-96 Decal V-Belt Schematic 532 17 91-28 Decal Deck "B" 42" 532 14 50-05...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 ENGINE OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester engine-kawasaki_7 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 17 08-03 Control Throt Flg 532 12 34-87 Clamp Hose Blk 817 72 04-08 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1/4-20 x 5/8 T...

  • Page 39

    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 MOWER LIFT 17 18 lift-rh.1pc.stlt_10 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 15 94-60 Wire Asm Inner/Spring W/Plunger LT 819 13 10-16 Washer 13/32 x 5/8 x 16 Ga.

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 MOWER DECK 42_D.elec.t-path.adjwl.stlt_3...

  • Page 41: Repair Parts - Tractor

    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH1542XP (YTKH1542XPC), PRODUCT NO. 954 56 84-65 MOWER DECK PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 13 22-64 Roller Nose 38"-50" 532 18 54-38 Mower Deck Assembly, 42” 532 18 05-33 Bracket Asm Noseroller Rh 872 14 05-06...

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    SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL, NOT ACROSS HILL 15 DEGREES MAX. WARNING: To avoid serious injury, operate your tractor up and down the face of slopes, never across the face. Do not mow slopes greater than 15 degrees.

  • Page 43: Warranty Statement

    It is the Owner’s and Dealer’s responsibility to make certain that the Warranty Registration Card is properly warranty. fi lled out and mailed to Husqvarna Forest & Garden Company. This card should be mailed within ten (10) days from the date of purchase in order to confi rm the warranty and to facilitate post-sale service.

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    532 19 23-24 03.19.04 RD Printed in U.S.A.

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