We thank you for having purchased our riding mower and hope that it will fully
meet all your expectations.
This manual has been compiled in order that you may get to know your ma-
chine and to be able to use it safely and efficiently. Donʼt forget that the man-
ual forms an integral part of the machine so keep it handy so that it can be
consulted at any time, and pass it on to the purchaser if you resell the ma-
Your new machine has been designed and made in line with current regu-
lations, and is safe and reliable if used for cutting and collecting grass ob-
serving the indications given in this manual (proper usage). Using the ma-
chine in any other way or ignoring the instructions for safe usage,
maintenance or repair, is considered "incorrect usage" (Chap. 5) which will
invalidate the guarantee, and the manufacturer will decline all responsibility,
placing the blame with the user for damage or injury to himself or others in
If you should find any slight differences between the description and your own
machine, bear in mind that, since there are continual improvements to the
product, information contained in this manual may be modified without prior
warning and without the obligation to update it, although the essential safety
and function characteristics will remain unaltered. In case of any doubts, do
not hesitate to contact your Dealer.
This manual gives all the necessary instructions for using the machine and
the basic maintenance that may be carried out by the user. For all informa-
tion not contained here, contact your Dealer.
Note your machine
serial number here
HOW TO READ THE MANUAL
This manual describes both mechanically and hydrostatically driven ma-
chines, as well as versions including equipment and accessories that may
not be available in your area.
highlights all differences in usage and is followed by the
indication of the type of drive or version to which it refers.
Some paragraphs in the manual contain information of particular importance
and these are highlighted at various levels of emphasis, and signify the fol-
information on what has already been said, and are aimed at preventing
damage to the machine or causing damage.
Non-observance will result in the risk of injury to
oneself or others.
Non-observance will result in the risk of serious in-
jury or death to oneself or others.
Honda France Manufacturing S.A.S.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Regulations for using the machine safely
Explanations on how to identify the machine
and its main parts
Explanations on how to remove the packing
and on how to assemble sepa rated parts
Position and functions of all the controls
Provides indications for working efficiently and safely
All the information for maintaining the machine
in peak efficiency
It gives advice on machine use and respecting
A help in quickly resolving any problems
A description of the accessories available
for particular types of work
A summary of the main specifications
of your machine
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