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Owner's Manual / 96043007700 (California) / 2008-11


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    2348LS Owner's Manual / 96043007700 (California) / 2008-11...

  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers DANGER: 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. • Do not operate machine without the entire grass catcher, WARNING: In order to prevent ac- discharge guard, or other safety devices in place and ci den tal starting when setting up,...

  • Page 3: Safety Rules

    SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers III. CHILDREN GENERAL SERVICE Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to • Never operate machine in a closed area. • Keep all nuts and bolts tight to be sure the equipment the presence of children.

  • 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 Gasoline Capacity 3.0 Gallons you the best possible dependability and performance. and type: Unleaded Regular Should you experience any problem you cannot easily rem- Oil Type (API-SG-SL): SAE 30 (above 32°F) edy, please contact your nearest authorized servicecenter/...

  • Page 5: Assembly

    UNASSEMBLED PARTS Slope Sheet (1) Oil Drain Tube (2) Keys ASSEMBLY Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes. TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY A socket wrench set will make assembly easier. Stan dard wrench sizes are listed.

  • Page 6: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY ✓ CHECKLIST NOTE: You may now roll your tractor off the skid. Follow the instructions below to remove the tractor from the skid. BEFORE YOU OPERATE YOUR NEW TRAC TOR, WE WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE BEST WARNING: Before start ing, read, un der stand and fol low PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION FROM THIS all in struc tions in the Op er a tion section of this man u al.

  • Page 7: Operation

    OPERATION These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning. FAST SLOW REVERSE HIGH NEUTRAL CHOKE IGNITION SWITCH ENGINE START MOWER HEIGHT MOWER LIFT REVERSE ENGINE ON PARKING BRAKE ENGINE OFF OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS) CLUTCH/BRAKE...

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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. FIG.

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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 operating your tractor or per form ing any ad just ments or repairs. We rec om mend standard safety glasses or a wide vision safety mask worn over spectacles.

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    OPERATION TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD • Put attachment lift lever in desired cutting height slot. (See Fig. 7) The cutting height range is ap prox i mate ly 1" to 4". The heights are measured from the ground to the blade tip with The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the the engine not running.

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    OPERATION TO STOP MOWER BLADES TO OPERATE ON HILLS • disengage at tach ment clutch con trol. CAUTION: Do not drive up or down hills with slopes greater than 15° and CAUTION: Do not operate the mower do not drive across any slope. without either the en tire grass catcher, on mowers so equipped, or the deflector shield •...

  • Page 12: Before Starting The Engine

    OPERATION SERVICE REMINDER/HOUR METER TO START ENGINE (See Fig. 3) Service reminder shows the total number of hours the engine When starting the engine for the first time or if the engine has run and flashes to indicate that the engine or mower has run out of fuel, it will take extra cranking time to move needs servicing.

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    OPERATION PURGE TRANSMISSION MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing CAUTION: Never engage or disengage performance. See “TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING” in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual. freewheel lever while the engine is run ning. •...

  • Page 14: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE BEFORE EVERY EVERY EVERY EVERY EVERY BEFORE MAINTENANCE EACH SEASON STORAGE SCHEDULE HOURS HOURS HOURS HOURS Check Brake Operation Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence & ROS Systems Check for Loose Fasteners Check/Replace Mower Blades Lubrication Chart Check Battery Level Clean Battery and Terminals Check Transaxle Cooling Check Mower Levelness...

  • Page 15: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE TRACTOR BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp. Re place Always observe safety rules when per form ing any bent or damaged blades. main te nance. CAUTION: Use only a replacement blade ap- BRAKE OPERATION proved by the manufacturer of your tractor.

  • Page 16: Clean Air Screen

    MAINTENANCE V-BELTS TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL (See Figs. 15 & 16) Check V-belts for deterioration and wear after 100 hours Determine temperature range expected before oil change. of operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not All oil must meet API service classification SG-SL. ad just able.

  • Page 17: Engine Cooling System

    MAINTENANCE ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM DECK WASHOUT PORT (See Fig. 18) To ensure proper cooling, make sure the grass screen, Your tractor’s deck is equipped with a washout port on cooling fins, and other external surfaces of the engine are its surface as part of its deck wash system. It should be kept clean at all times.

  • Page 18: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SER VICE OR AD JUST MENTS: • Depress brake pedal fully and set parking brake. • Place attachment clutch in “DISENGAGED” position. • Turn ignition key to “STOP” and remove key. •...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS re mower side suspension arms (A) are pointing - Pivot bar towards you and insert other end of bar NOTE: Be su forward before sliding mower under tractor. into hole in rear mower bracket (D). Move mower as needed to insert bar.

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS • Turn steering wheel to position wheels straight forward. • Install belt onto engine clutch pulley (M). • ATTACH FRONT LINK (E) - Work from left side of trac- tor. Insert rod end of link assembly through front hole in tractor front suspension bracket (F) and secure with retainer spring (G) through hole in link located behind the bracket.

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO LEVEL MOWER • If adjustment is necessary, see steps in Visual Adjust- ment instructions above. Make sure tires are properly inflated to the PSI shown on • Recheck measurements, adjust if necessary until both tires. If tires are over or under inflated, it may affect the sides are equal.

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT BELT REMOVAL - (See Fig. 33) • Remove mower (See “TO REMOVE MOWER” section in this manual). MOWER DRIVE BELT REMOVAL NOTE: Observe entire motion drive belt and position of all •...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO CHECK BRAKE TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY (See Fig. 36) If tractor requires more than five (5) feet to stop at highest speed in high est gear on a level, dry concrete or paved surface, then brake must be serviced.

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS REPLACING BATTERY (See Fig. 37) TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY (See Fig. 38) WARNING: Do not short battery ter mi- • Raise hood. nals by allowing a wrench or any other • Unsnap headlight wire connector. object to contact both terminals at the •...

  • Page 25: 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 or more. FUEL SYSTEM IMPORTANT: IT IS IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM DEPOSITS WARNING: Never store the trac tor with FROM FORMING IN ES SEN TIAL FUEL SYSTEM PARTS SUCH gas o line in the tank inside a building AS CARBURETOR, FUEL FIL TER, FUEL HOSE, OR TANK...

  • Page 26: 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 flooded. Wait several minutes before attempting to start. Bad spark plug. Replace spark plug. Weak or dead battery.

  • Page 27: Trou Ble Shoot Ing

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Engine dies when Reverse operation system Turn ignition key to tractor is shifted (ROS) is not "ON" while ROS "ON" position. into reverse mower or other attachment See Operation section. is engaged. Engine continues to run Faulty operator-safety presence control system.

  • Page 28: Repair Parts

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 DECALS PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 41 16-58 Decal, Warning 532 41 82-13 Decal, Panel Side 532 42 41-02 Decal, Warning Spark Arrestor 532 42 38-29 Decal, Cust. Resp.

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 ELECTRICAL T15S With 12V Outlet Option...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 ELECTRICAL PART DESCRIPTION 532 16 34-65 Battery 874 76 04-12 Bolt Hex Hd 1/4-20 unc x 3/4 532 41 41-25 Battery Box 532 17 61-38 Switch Interlock 532 18 37-59...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 CHASSIS chassis-tex_TEX GT HUSQ_23...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 CHASSIS PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 40 86-06 Trim 199 532 41 34-85 Plate Deck Lift 532 40 50-12 Logo 202 532 40 30-48 Vent Side Hood RH...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 DRIVE drive-tex_K46_pedal_8_r1...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 DRIVE PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION Transaxle, TUFFTORQ K46 BT 171 872 11 06-16 Bolt RDHD SQNK 3/8-16 unc x 2 532405384 (Internal parts not available) 183 532 13 70-57...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 ENGINE engine-tex_bs-2cyl_23...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 ENGINE PART DESCRIPTION - - - - - - Engine Briggs Model No. 44L777 532 14 97-23 Muffler 532 19 43-20 Keeper Belt Engine 532 40 00-08 Clutch Electric...

  • Page 38: Steering Assembly

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 STEERING ASSEMBLY HUSQ SR PREM 2 steering-tex_special_13_r1 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 41 64-80 Wheel, Steering 819 18 38-12 Washer 9/16 x 2-3/8 x 12 Ga. 532 19 36-51...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 SEAT ASSEMBLY seat-tex_6.5SL_2 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 40 66-21 Seat 873 80 05-00 Nut, Lock 5/16-18 unc 532 19 76-61 Handle Slide Seat 532 18 01-66 Bracket Pivot Fender...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 MOWER DECK 48_Deck_tex_22_r1...

  • Page 41: Mower Deck

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 MOWER DECK PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 41 87-00 Deck Weldment Mower 532 19 73-79 Pulley Idler 4.50 RAW 532 19 72-48 Cover Mandrel LH 873 90 06-00 Nut, Lock Flg.

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NO. 2348LS (96043007700), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-77 MOWER LIFT lift-tex_3 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 19 52-23 Shaft Asm., Lift 532 19 42-08 Pin Cotter 5/16 Bow Tie Lock 532 19 52-31 Lever Asm., Lift...

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    532 42 55-20 11.24.08 TH/AP Printed in the U.S.A.

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