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How To Stop The Unit - Craftsman 536.270280 Operator's Manual

Mid-engine rider 13.5 hp. electric start 30" mower / mulcher hydrostatic drive
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OPERATION
HOW TO STOP THE UNIT
The electrical
system
has an operator
presence
system
that
includes a sensor switch mounted in the seat. These components
tell the electrical system if the operator is sitting on the seat. This
system will stop the engine when the operator leaves the seat. For
your protection, always make sure this system operates correctly.
1.
Completely push the clutch/brake
pedal forward to stop the
unit. Keep your foot on the pedal.
2.
Move the attachment clutch to the DISENGAGE
position.
3.
Move the speed control lever to the NEUTRAL position.
4.
Set the parking brake.
,_
WARNING: Make sure the parking brake will hold the
unit.
5.
Move the throttle control to the SLOW position.
6.
To stop the engine, turn the ignition key to the OFF position. Re-
move the key.
HOW TO SET THE PARKING
BRAKE
1.
Completely push the clutch/brake pedal forward.
2.
Lift the parking brake lever (Figure 3).
3.
Remove your foot from the clutch/brake pedal and then release
the parking
brake lever. Make sure the parking brake will hold
the unit.
4.
To release the parking brake, completely push the clutch/
brake pedal forward. The parking brake will automatically re-
lease.
WARNING:
Before you leave the operator's position,
move the shift lever to the neutral (N) position. Set the
parking brake.
Move the
attachment
clutch to the
DISENGAGE
position. Stop the engine
end remove
the ignition
key,
Clutch/Brake
Pedal
HOW TO USE
THETHROTTLE/CHOKECONTROL
Use the throttle/choke
control to choke the engine for cold starts
and increase or decrease the speed of the engine (see Figure 4).
1.
Move the throttle/choke
control completely
forward to the
CHOKE position to start a cold engine.
2,
The FAST position is marked with a detent. For normal opera-
tion and when using a grass bagger, move the throttle
control
to the FAST position. For maximum charging of the battery and
for a cooler running engine, operate the engine in the FAST
position.
3.
The engine governor is set at the factory for maximum perfor-
mance. Do not adjust the governor to increase the speed of the
engine.
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Throttle
Control
Figure 4

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