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Husqvarna V 554 Operator's Manual

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Operator Manual
V 554 / 967 672602-00
Please read the operator manual carefully and
make sure you understand the instructions
before using the machine.
Gasoline containing a maximum of 10% ethanol
(E10) is permitted for use in this machine. The
use of gasoline with more than 10% ethanol
(E10) will void the product warranty.
115 98 87-28 Rev. C

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  • Page 1 English Operator Manual V 554 / 967 672602-00 Please read the operator manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. Gasoline containing a maximum of 10% ethanol (E10) is permitted for use in this machine. The use of gasoline with more than 10% ethanol (E10) will void the product warranty.
  • Page 2 CONFORMITY CERTIFICATES USA requirements Labels are placed on the engine and/or in the engine compartment stating that the machine will fulfill the requirements. This is also applicable to special requirements for any of the states, (California emission rules etc.). Do not remove these labels. Certificates can also be supplied with the machine at delivery or written in the Engine manual.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS INTRODUCTION..........4 OPERATION ........... 16 Congratulations ........... 4 Steering ............ 16 Transport on Public Roads ......4 Operating on Hills ........17 Operating ............ 4 Moving Machine By Hand ......18 Stand On Walk Behind Option ....4 Tracking - Speed........18 SYMBOLS AND DECALS .........
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Safety requires good judgment, careful use in Congratulations accordance with these instructions and common Thank you for purchasing a Husqvarna stand- sense. on mower. This machine is built for superior The machine must only be operated, maintained, efficiency to rapidly mow primarily large areas.
  • Page 5 INTRODUCTION Good Service Husqvarna's products are sold throughout 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.
  • Page 6: Symbols And Decals

    SYMBOLS AND DECALS IMPORTANT INFORMATION Xxxx xxxxxx xxxxx xxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. These symbols are found on the machine and in the operator manual. Study them carefully until Used in this publication to tell the reader of a you know what they mean. risk of material damage, particularly if the reader neglects to obey the instructions in the manual.
  • Page 7: Safety

    • Only let responsible adults, who are familiar SAFETY with the instructions, to operate the machine. • Clean the area of objects such as rocks, toys, Safety Instructions wire, etc., which could be picked up and thrown These instructions are for your safety. Read them by the blades.
  • Page 8: Personal Safety Equipment

    SAFETY • Use more care while operating machine with grass catchers or other attachments; the stability of the machine can be effected. deck plow leaves or other debris that can cause a buildup to occur. Clean oil or fuel spillage •...
  • Page 9: Transport

    • Check the park brake’s operation regularly. SAFETY Adjust and service as necessary. • Do not start the engine near spilled fuel. • Do not work with the starter circuit if there is spilled fuel. • Do not use gasoline as a cleaning agent. •...
  • Page 10: Spark Arrestor

    Federal laws apply on federal lands. If a spark arrestor is used, it must be maintained in good working order by the operator. A spark arrestor for the muffler is available through your authorized Husqvarna dealer.
  • Page 11: Controls

    CONTROLS belt-driven hydraulic pumps. Using the left and right steering controls, the flow is regulated and This operator manual describes the Husqvarna thereby the direction and speed. commercial stand-on mower. The mower is fitted with a four-stroke overhead valve engine.
  • Page 12: Steering Controls

    CONTROLS Throttle Control Steering Controls The throttle control regulates the engine speed and the rate of rotation of the blades, assuming the blade switch is pulled out. The machine’s direction is variable using the two steering controls. The steering controls can be To increase or decrease the engine speed, the moved forward and back from a neutral position.
  • Page 13: Fuel Gauge

    CONTROLS Stationary Bars Fuel Gauge Located on the control panel, the stationary bars are fixed supports that assist the operator when using the steering controls. The fuel gauge for the fuel tank is located on the control panel. Sensors will indicate fuel levels. The meter will flash yellow when the tank level is Deck Lift Lever approximately 3.8 litres (1.0 gallons).
  • Page 14: Transport Latch

    CONTROLS Fuel Tank Transport Latch Read the safety instructions before refueling. The capacity for the tank is 24.6 litres (6.5 gallons). The transport latch will set the deck to the Regularly check the gas cap gasket for damage transport height of 5" when the lift lever is pulled and keep the cap properly tightened.
  • Page 15: Hydraulic Release Lever

    CONTROLS Hydraulic Release Lever The hydraulic release allows the mower to be moved by hand when not running. See Moving Machine By Hand in the Maintenance section. Fuel Shut Off Valve The fuel shut off valve is located on the right side next to the engine.
  • Page 16: Operation

    OPERATION To turn to the right While moving in a forward direction, pull the right Read the Safety section and following pages, if lever back towards the neutral position while you are unfamiliar with the machine. maintaining the position of the left lever, this will slow the rotation of the right wheel and cause the Training machine to turn in that direction.
  • Page 17: Operating On Hills

    OPERATION WARNING! Make sure that no one is near mower when engaging blade switch. WARNING! The engine exhaust contains 5. Grasp the speed control bar and the steering carbon monoxide, which is a odorless, controls to start movement. colorless, poisonous gas. Do not use the machine in enclosed spaces.
  • Page 18: Moving Machine By Hand

    OPERATION CAUTION! With the hydraulic release speed can be increased without negatively engaged, the mower will have unrestricted affecting the mowing result. motion if the parking brake is not engaged. Do not use the release lever if the mower is not on •...
  • Page 19: Maintenance

    carried out by an authorized service workshop MAINTENANCE is recommended to maintain your machine in the best possible condition and to ensure safe Maintenance Schedule operation. Following is a list of maintenance procedures Read General Maintenance in the Safety that must be performed on the machine. For section.
  • Page 20 MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE INTERVAL LEAST DAILY IN HOURS ONCE EACH MAINTENANCE BEFORE AFTER YEAR CHECK ■ Throttle and choke cables for adjustment ● ● Mower deck for adjustment ● ● Condition of belts, belt pulleys ● ● Caster wheels (every 200 hours) ●...
  • Page 21: Safety System

    If the battery is too weak to start the engine, it MAINTENANCE must be recharged. Safety System Jumper Cable Use The machine is equipped with a safety system 1. Connect each end of the RED cable to the that prevents starting or driving under the POSITIVE (+) terminal on each battery, taking following conditions.
  • Page 22: V-Belts

    MAINTENANCE V-belts Check every 100 hours of operation. Check for Battery Removal severe cracking and large nicks. Corrosion and dirt on the battery and terminals NOTE: The belt will show some small cracks in can cause the battery to lose power. normal operation.
  • Page 23: Tire Pressures

    3. Disconnect clutch wire. MAINTENANCE 4. Remove belt from the engine and pump 4. Carefully lift the belt over the top of the deck pulleys. spindle pulleys. Reinstallation 5. Remove the belt from the deck stacked pulley. 1. Wrap the belt around the engine pulley and then around the left pump pulley.
  • Page 24: Cutting Blades

    4. Torque blade bolt to 122 Nm (90 ft-lb). the two side to side measurements are equal. Retain measurement. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Special blade bolt is heat treated. Replace with a Husqvarna bolt if required. Do not use lower grade hardware than specified. Anti-scalp Rollers...
  • Page 25: Neutral Adjustment

    adjustment. This will require a 3/8" allen key MAINTENANCE (an extension or a long allen key may be necessary). brake spring. Adjust the brake spring nut as necessary. 3. Start the unit. When unit is running, engage the OPC lever and release the park brake. 2.
  • Page 26: Caster Wheels

    MAINTENANCE Caster Wheels Neutral Switches 1. Make sure the park brake is engaged. 2. With a 1/2" wrench, loosen the jam nuts on each side of the unit. Check every 200 hours. Check that wheels rotate freely. To replace, remove nut and caster bolt. Pull the wheel out of the fork.
  • Page 27: Lubrication

    LUBRICATION Lubrication Schedule Initial hydraulic oil and filter change Every year 12/12 Lubricate with grease gun performed at 1000 hours. See Every Week 1/52 Filter change Qualified Hydraulic Oils for Every day 1/365 recommended lubrication schedule. Oil change Level check p Change engine oil every 50 hours when operating with a heavy load or at high ambient temperatures.
  • Page 28: Engine Oil

    LUBRICATION Wheels and Blades Use only good quality bearing grease. Grease from well-known brand names (petrochemical Engine Oil companies, etc.) usually maintains a good quality. NOTE: Change the engine oil when the engine is warm. Refer to the engine owner’s manual Front Wheel Mount for the correct replacement oil and filter change Remove dust cap to expose zerk.
  • Page 29: Transaxle Fluid Change

    LUBRICATION Transaxle Fluid Change Hydraulic Oil Level Check Check the oil level in the hydraulic tanks daily before using the mower. The oil level should be between the markings on the dipstick. This is the appropriate level when COLD. Check all connections, hoses, and tubes for damage or leaks.
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem / Cause Engine will not start Engine overheats Blade switch is engaged Clogged air cleaner Steering controls are not locked in the Engine overloaded neutral position Poor ventilation around engine Dead battery Defective engine speed regulator Contamination in the carburetor or fuel line Too little or no oil in the engine Clogged fuel filter or fuel line Contamination in the fuel line...
  • Page 31: Storage

    Drain the fuel Always use genuine Husqvarna spare parts. into an approved container outdoors and An annual check-up at an authorized service store far away from open flame or sources of workshop is a good way to ensure that the ignition.
  • Page 32: Schematic

    SCHEMATIC GRY/WHT GRY/WHT...
  • Page 33: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA ENGINE Manufacturer Kawasaki Type FX751V Power 18.3 kW 24.5 hp Pressure with oil filter Lubrication Min 87 octane unleaded (Max ethanol 10%, Max MTBE 15%) Fuel Fuel tank capacity 24.6 litres 6-1/2 gallons Cooling Air cooled Air filter Heavy duty canister 12v 15 amp @ 3600 rpm Alternator...
  • Page 34 TECHNICAL DATA Torque Specifications Standard 1/4" fasteners 9 ft-lb Engine crankshaft bolt 50 ft-lb Standard 5/16" fasteners 18 ft-lb Deck pulley bolts 150 ft-lb Standard 3/8" fasteners 33 ft-lb Lug nuts 75 ft-lb Standard 7/16" fasteners 52 ft-lb Blade bolt 90 ft-lb Standard 1/2"...
  • Page 35: Service Journal

    SERVICE JOURNAL DELIVERY SERVICE Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign Action Charge and connect the battery Adjust the tire pressure of all wheels to 103 kPa (15 psi) Check that the right amount of oil is in the engine Adjust the position of the steering controls Fill with fuel Start the engine Check that there is drive to the two wheels...
  • Page 36 SERVICE JOURNAL AFTER 10 HOURS Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign Action Change the engine oil Inspect hydraulic hoses Inspect hydraulic belt Inspect hydraulic filter Check neutral position Check safety system Check fuel system for leaks Inspect safety guards and shields Check brake adjustment Check hydraulic oil level DAILY SERVICE...
  • Page 37 SERVICE JOURNAL 50-HOUR SERVICE Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign Action Clean debris from mower Change the engine oil and filter Check the tire pressures Check underside of deck Inspect deck pulleys Check/clean the engine’s cooling air intake Check safety system Check fuel system for leaks Inspect safety guards and shields Check brake adjustment...
  • Page 38 SERVICE JOURNAL 250-HOUR SERVICE Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign Action Grease fittings (caster pivots and caster wheels) Inspect frame Inspect throttle and choke cables Inspect hardware Check the tire pressures Change the engine oil and filter Change air filter Inspect spark plug Inspect fuel filter Check engine RPM Clean underside of deck...
  • Page 39 SERVICE JOURNAL 500-HOUR SERVICE Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign Action Grease fittings (caster pivots and caster wheels) Inspect frame Inspect throttle and choke cables Inspect hardware Check the tire pressures Change the engine oil and filter Change air filter Inspect spark plug Inspect fuel filter Check engine RPM Clean underside of deck...
  • Page 40 SERVICE JOURNAL AT LEAST ONCE EACH YEAR Date, mtr reading, stamp, sign Action Clean the engine’s cooling air intake Replace the air cleaner’s foam pre-filter Replace the air filter’s paper cartridge Change the engine oil Replace the engine oil filter Change the hydraulic oil and filter Check/adjust the cutting height Check/adjust the park brake...
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