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Husqvarna 2348 LS Operator's Manual

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2008-01
Operator's
O0802012
Manual
Ride Mower
2348 LS
96043004400
03002
Operator's Manual

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    2008-01 Operator's O0802012 Manual Ride Mower 2348 LS 96043004400 03002 Operator's Manual...

  • Page 2: 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. WARNING: In order to prevent ac- cidental starting when setting up, transporting, ad justing or making re- pairs, al ways dis connect spark plug...

  • Page 3

    Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers III. CHILDREN Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to the presence of children. Children are often attracted to the ma chine and the mowing activity. Never assume that children will remain where you last saw them. •...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Gasoline Capacity 3 Gallons and type: Unleaded Regular Oil Type (API-SG-SL): SAE 30 (above 32°F) SAE 5W-30 (below 32°F) Oil Capacity: W/ Filter: W/O Filter: Spark Plug: Champion QC12YC (Gap: .040") Ground Speed (MPH): Forward: Reverse: Charging System: 16 AMPS @ 3600 RPM Battery: AMP/HR:...

  • Page 5: Assembly

    UNASSEMBLED PARTS (2) Keys Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes. When right or left hand is mentioned in this man ual, it means when you are in the operating po sition (seated be hind the steering wheel).

  • Page 6: Assembly

    TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID eration section for location and function of controls) • Raise attachment lift lever to its highest po sition. • Release parking brake by de pressing brake ped al. • Place freewheel control in dis engaged po sition to dis- engage trans mission (See “TO TRANS PORT”...

  • Page 7: Operation

    These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their mean- ing. REVERSE NEUTRAL REVERSE ENGINE OFF OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS) LIGHTS ON BATTERY FUEL ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT CLUTCH DISENGAGED CLUTCH ENGAGED FREE WHEEL (Automatic Models only) Failure to follow instructions could result in serious injury or...

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    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 justments. Save this manual for future reference. Our tractors conform to the applicable safety standards of the American National Standards Institute. (A) ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to raise and lower the mower or other attachments mounted to your trac tor.

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    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 forming any ad justments or repairs. We rec ommend standard safety glasses or a wide vision safety mask worn over spectacles.

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    TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD (See Fig. 6) The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the forward and reverse drive pedals. • Start tractor and release parking brake. • Slowly depress forward (K) or reverse (L) drive pedal to begin movement.

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    TO OPERATE MOWER (See Fig. 9) Your tractor is equipped with an operator presence sensing switch. Any attempt by the operator to leave the seat with the engine running and the attachment clutch engaged will shut off the engine. You must remain fully and centrally positioned in the seat to prevent the engine from hesitat- ing or cutting off when operating your equipment on rough, rolling terrain or hills.

  • Page 12: Before Starting The Engine

    SERVICE REMINDER/HOUR METER Service reminder shows the total number of hours the engine has run and flashes to indicate that the engine or mower needs servicing. When service is required, the service reminder will flash for two hours. To service engine and mower, see the Maintenance section of this manual.

  • Page 13: Operation

    PURGE TRANSMISSION CAUTION: Never engage or disengage freewheel lever while the engine is running. To ensure proper operation and performance, it is rec om- mended that the transmission be purged before operating tractor for the first time. This procedure will remove any trapped air inside the transmission which may have de- veloped during shipping of your tractor.

  • Page 14: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE 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 Check V-Belts Check Engine Oil Level Change Engine Oil (with oil filter) Change Engine Oil (without oil filter) Clean Air Filter...

  • Page 15: Maintenance

    TRACTOR Always observe safety rules when per forming any main- tenance. BRAKE OPERATION 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. (See “TO CHECK BRAKE”...

  • Page 16

    Nozzle Adapter Fig. 13 IMPORTANT: Tug hose ensuring connection is secure. 5. Turn the water on. 6. While sitting in the operator’s position on the tractor, re-start the engine and place the throttle lever in the Fast " " position. IMPORTANT: Recheck the area making certain the area is clear.

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    NOTE: Although multi-viscosity oils (5W30, 10W30 etc.) improve starting in cold weather, they will result in increased oil consumption when used above 32°F. Check your engine oil level more frequently to avoid possible engine damage from running low on oil. Change the oil after every 50 hours of operation or at least once a year if the tractor is not used for 50 hours in one year.

  • 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. •...

  • Page 19: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS 02965 02965 Be sure mower side suspension arms (A) are point- NOTE: ing forward before sliding mower under tractor. • Slide mower under tractor until it is centered under tractor. • FIRST INSTALL ANTI-SWAY BAR (S). - From right side of mower, insert anti-sway bar into hole in transmission bracket (T).

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS • Disengage belt tension rod (K) from locking bracket (L). • Install belt onto engine clutch pulley (M). IMPORTANT: Check belt for proper routing in all mower pulley grooves. FIG. 21 • Engage belt tension rod (K) on locking bracket (L). •...

  • Page 21: To Level Mower

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO LEVEL MOWER Make sure tires are properly inflated to the PSI shown on tires. If tires are over or under inflated, it may affect the appearance of your lawn and lead you to think the mower is not adjusted properly.

  • Page 22

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT MOWER DRIVE BELT REMOVAL • Park tractor on a level surface. En gage parking brake. • Lower attachment lift lever to its lowest position. • Disengage belt tension rod (K) from lock bracket (L). CAUTION: Belt tension rod is spring loaded.

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT (See Fig. 27) Park the tractor on level surface. En gage parking brake. For as sistance, there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest. BELT REMOVAL - •...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO CHECK BRAKE 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. You may also check brake by: •...

  • Page 25: Service And Ad Justments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS REPLACING BATTERY (See Fig 30) WARNING: Do not short battery ter minals by allowing a wrench or any other object to contact both terminals at the same time. Before connecting battery, remove metal bracelets, wristwatch bands, rings, etc. Positive terminal must be connected first to prevent spark- ing from ac cidental grounding.

  • Page 26: Storage

    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. WARNING: Never store the trac tor with gasoline in the tank inside a building where fumes may reach an open flame or spark.

  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE Will not start Out of fuel. Engine not “CHOKED” properly. Engine flooded. Bad spark plug. Weak or dead battery. Dirty air filter. Dirty fuel filter. Water in fuel. Loose or damaged wiring. Carburetor out of adjustment. Engine valves out of adjustment.

  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE Engine dies when Reverse operation system tractor is shifted (ROS) is not "ON" while into reverse mower or other attachment is engaged. Engine continues to run Faulty operator-safety presence control system. when operator leaves seat with attachment clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven Worn, bent or loose blade.

  • Page 29: Repair Parts

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 SCHEMATIC SCH12 PTO SWITCH (MATING SIDE) IGNITION SWITCH POSITION CIRCUIT “MAKE” M+G+A1 B+A1 RUN/OVERRIDE B+A1 L+A2 START B + S + A1 BATTERY FUSE AMMETER (OPTIONAL) WHITE PTO SWITCH (DISENGAGED) WHITE BLACK...

  • Page 30

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 ELECTRICAL T11S With 12V Outlet Option With Service Minder Option...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 ELECTRICAL PART DESCRIPTION 532 16 34-65 Battery 874 76 04-12 Bolt Hex Head 1/4-20 x 3/4 532 18 64-91 Box Battery 532 17 61-38 Switch Interlock Push-In 532 18 37-59 Harness Socket Light W/4152J 532 00 41-52 Bulb Light...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 CHASSIS...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 CHASSIS PART DESCRIPTION 532 40 86-06 Trim, Husq. 532 40 50-12 Logo 532 40 87-01 Dash 532 11 04-52 Nut, Push 532 41 10-46 Hood 532 19 89-07 Lens LH 532 40 86-07 Grille/Lens Asm.

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 DRIVE drive-tex_K46_pedal_8...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 DRIVE PART DESCRIPTION 532 40 53-84 Transaxle, TUFFTORQ K46 (Internal parts not available) 532 12 35-83 819 13 13-16 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 Ga. 532 41 36-78 Spring, Brake 532 19 96-79 Spring Return Cruise...

  • Page 36

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 ENGINE SPARK ARRESTER KIT engine-tex_bs-2cyl_2...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 ENGINE NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches For engine service and replacement parts, call the toll free number for your engine manufacturer listed below: Briggs & Stratton Engine Power Rating Information The gross power rating for individual gas engine models is labeled in accordance with SAE (Society of Automotive Engi- neers) code J11940 (Small Engine Power &...

  • Page 38

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 STEERING ASSEMBLY...

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    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 STEERING ASSEMBLY PART DESCRIPTION 532 41 64-80 Wheel, Steering 532 19 59-68 Axle Asm., Front 532 40 30-87 Spindle Asm., LH 532 40 30-88 Spindle Asm., RH 532 12 49-31 Bearing, Race Thrust Harden 532 12 17-48 Washer 25/32 x 1-5/8 x 16 Ga.

  • Page 40

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 SEAT ASSEMBLY PART DESCRIPTION 532 40 66-21 Seat 532 18 01-66 Bracket Pivot Fender 532 14 06-75 Strap, Asm Fender 873 80 06-00 Nut, Lock W/Ins. 3/8-16 unc 532 12 41-81 Spring, Seat Cprsn 532 17 18-77...

  • Page 41

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 DECALS PART DESCRIPTION 532 41 16-58 Decal, Operators 532 41 57-80 Decal, Hood 532 41 82-13 Decal, Emblem Panel SD 532 41 84-95 Decal, Engine 532 18 09-41 Decal, Customer Respons.

  • Page 42: Mower Deck

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 MOWER DECK 48_deck_tex_21...

  • Page 43

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 MOWER DECK PART DESCRIPTION 532 41 87-00 Deck Weldment Mower 532 19 72-48 Cover Mandrel LH 532 19 91-02 Cover Mandrel RH 532 17 43-65 Bolt 7/16 Asm. Blade 532 18 00-54 Blade High Lift 532 40 48-51...

  • Page 44

    TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 2348LS (96043004400), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-44 MOWER LIFT lift-tex_3 PART DESCRIPTION 532 19 52-23 Shaft Asm., Lift 532 19 52-31 Lever Asm., Lift RH 532 41 15-55 Grip, Lever 532 19 63-14 Spring Torsion 532 19 42-09 Pin Cotter 7/16 Bow Tie Lock 532 19 53-03...

  • Page 45: Warranty Statement

    It is the Owner’s and Retailer’s responsibility to make certain that the Warranty Registration Card is properly filled 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 confirm the warranty and to facilitate post-sale service.

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    SERVICE NOTES...

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    SERVICE NOTES...

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    532 41 84-82 12.01.07 TH Printed in the U.S.A.

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