SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride=On Mowers DANGER: THiS CUTTING MACHINE iS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET AND THROWING OBJECTS. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS iNJURY OR DEATH. • Do not operate machine without the entire grass catcher, discharge chute, or other safety devices in place and WARNING: in order to prevent acci=...
& SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride=On Mowers GENERAL ill. CHILDREN • Never operate machine in a closed area. Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to Keep all nuts and bolts tight to be sure the equipment the presence of children.
PRODUCT SPECiFiCATiONS CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES • Read and observe the safety rules. Gasoline Capacity 2.5 Gallons • Follow a regular schedule in maintaining, caring for and Type: Unleaded Regular and using your tractor. Oil Type (API-SG-SL): SAE 30 (above 32°F) • Follow the instructions under "Maintenace"...
UNASSEMBLED PARTS Keys Slope Sheet (1) Oil Drain Tube For Future Use (2) Keys ASSEMBLY Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes. TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY ADJUST SEAT (See Fig. 2) A socket wrench set will make assembly easier.
ASSEMBLY Vf CHECKLIST CHECK TIRE PRESSURE The tires on your tractor were overinflated at the factory BEFORE YOU OPERATE YOUR NEW TRACTOR, WE for shipping purposes. Correct tire pressure is important WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE BEST for best cutting performance. PERFORMANCE SATISFACTION FROM...
OPERATION These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning. I",1 'e REVERSE NEUTRAL HiGH CHOKE FAST SLOW iGNiTiON SWITCH MOWER LiFT ENGINE OFF REVERSE ENGINE ON ENGINE START PARKING BRAKE MOWER HEIGHT...
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 adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. Fig. 3 Our tractors conform to the applicable safety standards of the American National Standards Institute.
OPERATION The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs. We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses.
OPERATION TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT TO OPERATE MOWER (See Fig. 8) Your tractor is equipped with an operator presence sensing switch. Any attempt by the operator to leave the seat with The position of the attachment lift lever (A) determines the the engine running and the attachment clutch engaged will cutting height.
OPERATION TOWING CARTS & OTHER ATTACHMENTS BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE Tow only the attachments that are recommended by and CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL comply with specifications of the manufacturer of your trac- tor. Use common sense when towing. Too heavy of a load, The engine in your tractor has been shipped, from the while on a slope, is dangerous.
OPERATION Insert key into ignitionandturn key clockwise to "START" position and release key as soon as engine starts. may be movement of the drive wheels. Do not run starter continuously for more than fifteen seconds per minute. If the engine does not start after Move motion control lever to full forward position and several attempts, move throttle control to fast position, hold for five (5) seconds.
MAINTENANCE BEFORE EVERY EVERY EVERY EVERY EVERY BEFORE MAINTENANCE EACH SEASON STORAGE SCHEDULE HOURS HOURS HOURS HOURS v" Check Brake Operation Check Tire Pressure Presence & ROS Check Operator Systems v" v" Check for Loose Fasteners Mower Blades Check/Replace v" Lubrication Chart Level Check...
MAINTENANCE TRACTOR Always observe safety rules when performing proved by the manufacturer of your tractor. maintenance. CAUTION: Use onlya replacement blade ap= Using a blade not approved by the manu= facturer of your tractor is hazardous, could BRAKE OPERATION damage your tractor and void your warranty. If tractor requires more than five (5) feet to stop at highest BLADE REMOVAL...
MAINTENANCE TRANSAXLE MAINTENANCE OIL DRAIN VALVE The transmission fan and cooling fins should be kept clean CLOSED to assure proper cooling. ----.._.._ __Z_L-/_'_ -'_'\ Do not attempt to clean fan or transmission while engine LOCKED _"-['_-__ is running or while the transmission is hot. To prevent pos- POSITION __._ sible damage to seals, do not use high pressure water or...
MAINTENANCE IN=LINE FUEL FILTER (See Fig. 18) DECK WASHOUT PORT (See Fig. 20) The fuel filter should be replaced once each season. If fuel Your tractor's deck is equipped with a washout port on filter becomes clogged, obstructing fuel flow to carburetor, its surface as part of its deck wash system.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS: Depress brake pedal fully and set parking brake. Place motion control lever in neutral position. Place attachment clutch in "DISENGAGED" position. Turn ignition key to "STOP" and remove key. Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS • ATTACH MOWER SIDE SUSPENSION ARMS (A) TO • Insert end of link (E) into hole in front mower bracket CHASSIS - Position hole in arm over pin (B) on outside and secure with washer and retainer spring (J). of tractor chassis and secure with retainer spring.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO LEVEL MOWER • If adjustment is necessary, see step 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.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT (See Fig. 31) (See Fig. 32) The mower blade drive belt may be replaced without tools. Park the tractor on level surface. Engage parking brake. Park the tractor on level surface. Engage parking brake.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL LEVER WASHERS NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT (See Fig. 33) RETAINING RING The motion control lever has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary. AXLE \ • Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the right rear wheel, and lightly tighten.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY REPLACING BATTERY (See Fig. 36) (See Fig. 37) WARNING: Do not short battery termi= • Raise hood. nals by allowing a wrench or any other • Unsnap headlight wire connector. object to contact both terminals at the •...
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 IMPORTANTTO PREVENTGUM DEPOSITS FROM FORMING IN ESSENTIAL FUEL SYSTEM PARTS SUCH gasoline in the tank inside a building AS CARBURETOR, FUEL FILTER, FUEL HOSE, OR TANK...
TROUBLESHOOTING CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM 1. Out of fuel. Fill fuel tank. Will not start Engine not "CHOKED" properly. See "TO START ENGINE" in Operation section. Engine flooded. 3. Wait several minutes before attempting to start. Bad spark plug. Replace spark plug. Dirty air filter.
TROUBLESHOOTING CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM Check wiring, switches and connections. If not Engine continues Faulty operator-safety presence control corrected, contact an authorized service center/ system. to run when oper= department. ator [eaves seat with attachment clutch engaged 1. Worn, bent or loose blade. Replace blade.
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2042 (289610) DECALS PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 41 16-58 Decal Fender Warn./Instructions 532 17 05-63 Decal, Warning 532 42 91-96 Decal Decal, Mower V-Belt Schematic Hood Logo 532 16 03-96 532 41 06-42 Decal Hood Panel 532 16 69-60 Decal, Bypass...
TRACTOR - - MODEL NU MEIER YTH2042 (289610) SCHEMATIC BATTERY SOLENOID AMMETER FUSE (OPTIONAL) (CLUTCH O ATT,_,-C}qMENTcT__JI-CH GRAY (NOT IN REVERSE) ..I BLACK BLACK BLACK BLACK BLACK GRAY JUNCTION _CONNECTOR SHORTING CONNECTOR NOTE CHASSIS HARNESS YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM.
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2042 (289610) ELECTRICAL T02S With 12V Outlet Option 1 87 "f With Service Minder Option...
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2042 (289610) TUFFTORQ TRANSAXLE MODEL NUMBER K46BA MODEL K46BA g>--87 7A646084100 _-%--_>..ACTUAL PARTS _--s6 MAY NOT APPEAR AS SHOWN --84 Om34 _m34...
TRACTOR =- MODEL NUMBER YTH2042 (289610) TUFFTORQ TRANSAXLE MODEL NUMBER K46BA PART DESCRIPTION 532 41 43-95 Vent Valve 15 532 41 43-96 Magnet 532 41 43-97 Magnet Holder 532 41 59-23 Pump Shaft/Bearing Kit 532 41 43-98 Bypass Lever 532 41 43-99 Sealing Cap 30 532 41 44-00 Snap Ring C 35...
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2042 (289610) BRIGGS ENGINE = MODEL NUMBER 331777, TYPE NUMBER 1372=B1 1330 REPAIR MANUAL 48 SHORT BLOCK ..[ 1329 REPLACEMENT ENGINE 1 LIQUID GASKET THE BREATHER GASKET INTERCHANGEABLE [iii _036 E_iSSI_S LA_] 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 51 _...
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2042 (289610) BRIGGS ENGINE- MODEL NUMBER 331777, TYPE NUMBER 1372-B1 PART PART DESCRiPTiON DESCRIPTION 796010 Cylinder Assembly 698780 Tube-Fuel Transfer 399265 Bushing/Seal Kit (Magneto Side) ¢, 698781 Gasket-Float Bowl • 391086s Seal-Oil (Magneto Side) 792777 Kit-Choke Shaft 697106 Sump-Engine...
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER YTH2042 (289610) BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 331777, TYPE NUMBER 1372-B1 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 794682 Cover-Breather Passage (Use 1026 692003 Rod-Push (Intake) with Liquid Sealant, Reference 692011 Rod-Push (Exhaust) Arm-Rocker 850) 1029 691751 Guide-Push Rod •...
SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL, NOT ACROSS HILL 15 DEGREES MAX. down the face of slopes, never across the face. Do not mow WARNING: To avoid serious injury, operate your tractor up and slopes greater...
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