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Husqvarna Rider 115B Operator's Manual

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Oper ator ' s manual
Rider 115B
Rider 120B
Please r ead the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
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  • Page 1 Oper ator ′ s manual Rider 115B Rider 120B Please r ead the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. E E E E n n n n g g g g l l l l i i i i s s s s h h h h...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Checking the engine’s oil level........Replacing the engine oil ..........CONTENTS Lubricating the front wheel bearings ......Contents ..............General lubrication ............INTRODUCTION Troubleshooting schedule Dear Customer, ............Storage Driving and transport on public roads ......Winter storage .............. Towing ................
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Dear Customer, Thank you for choosing a Husqvarna Rider. Husqvarna Riders are built to a unique design with a front-mounted cutting unit and a patented articulated steering. Riders are designed for maximum efficiency even in small or confined areas. The closely grouped controls and pedal-operated hydrostatic transmission also contribute to the performance of this machine.
  • Page 4: Service Journal

    Service journal Pre-delivery service 1 Charge the battery for 4 hours at max. 3 amp. 2 Attach the cutting unit to the machine, see Attaching the cutting unit. 3 Fit steering wheel, seat and any optional equipment. 4 Check and adjust tyre pressure. (60 kPa, 0.6 bar, 9 psi). 5 Check that the right amount of oil is in the engine.
  • Page 5: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols Ignition These symbols are on the machine and in the instructions. WARNING! Careless or incorrect use can Warning: rotating parts. Keep hands and feet result in serious or fatal injury to the clear. operator or others. Clutch in Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand...
  • Page 6 KEY TO SYMBOLS Before and during reversing procedures, look behind you. Watch your hands and other body parts so they do not get caught and crushed between the belt and belt pulley. Switch off the engine and take off the ignition cable before repairs or maintenance 6 –...
  • Page 7: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety instructions • Stop the engine and prevent the engine from being started until you have cleaned the outlet channel. These instructions are for your safety. Read them carefully. • Look out for the ejector and do not direct it towards anyone.
  • Page 8: Driving On Slopes

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This is what you do • Never allow children or other persons not trained in the use of the machine to use or service it. Local laws may • Remove obstacles such as stones, branches, etc. regulate the age of the user. •...
  • Page 9: Children

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding • Petrol and petrol fumes are poisonous and extremely wheel weights or counterbalance weights to increase flammable. Be especially careful when handling petrol, as machine stability. carelessness can result in personal injury or fire. •...
  • Page 10: Transport

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Take care with battery maintenance. Explosive gases • Reduce the risk of fire by removing grass, leaves and form in the battery. Never perform maintenance on the other debris that may have fastened on the machine. battery while smoking or in the vicinity of open flames or Allow the machine to cool before putting it in storage.
  • Page 11: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? Location of the controls 1 Product and serial number plate 8 Speed limiter for driving forward 2 Lever to disengage the drive 9 Cutting height adjustment lever 3 Battery 10 Parking brake 4 Throttle control/choke control 11 Lock button for parking brake 5 Ignition lock 12 Seat adjustment.
  • Page 12: Presentation

    PRESENTATION Presentation Speed limiter The speed of the machine is steplessly regulated with two Congratulations on your choice of an excellent quality product pedals. Pedal (1) is used to drive forwards, and pedal (2) to that will give you great pleasure for many years. drive backwards.
  • Page 13: Cutting Height Adjustment Lever

    PRESENTATION Cutting height adjustment lever Release lever The cutting height can be adjusted to 5 (1-5) different The release control must be pulled out in order for the positions with the cutting height lever. machine to be moved when the engine is shutoff. Pull the controls to the end positions, do not use an intermediate position.
  • Page 14: Driving

    Driving Before starting With a cold engine: 4 Move the throttle to position 3 (choke position). In this position the engine is fed with a richer mixture, which IMPORTANT! means the engine is easier to start. The air intake grille in the engine cover behind the driver’s seat must not be blocked by, for example, clothing, leaves, grass or dirt.
  • Page 15: Starting The Engine With A Weak Battery

    Driving Starting the engine with a weak Driving the Rider battery 1 Release the parking brake by first pressing down the parking brake pedal and then releasing it. If the battery is too weak to start the engine, it should be recharged.
  • Page 16: Cutting Tips

    Driving Cutting tips Stop the engine Preferably allow the engine to idle for a minute to obtain WARNING! Clear the lawn from stones and normal working temperature before stopping it if it has been working hard. Avoid idling the engine for long periods, as other objects which can be thrown out by there is a risk of carbon build-up on the spark plugs.
  • Page 17: Maintenance

    Maintenance Maintenance schedule The following is a list of the maintenance which should be conducted on the machine. For those points not described in this manual, visit an authorised service workshop. Daily maintenance At least once Maintenance Maintenance before starting a year interval in hours 100 200...
  • Page 18: Cleaning

    Maintenance Cleaning Front cover Release the clip on the front hood and lift off the fender. Clean the machine directly after use. It is much easier to wash off grass cuttings before they dry. Right-hand fender Remove the screws and the back pedal knob, and lift off the cover.
  • Page 19: Checking The Brake

    Maintenance Adjusting the throttle wire 2 Check the tension of the steering wires by squeezing them together by the arrows as illustrated. The throttle cable may need to be adjusted, if the engine does not respond as it should when accelerating, if it produces black smoke or maximum revs are not reached.
  • Page 20: Replacement Of Fuel Filter

    Maintenance 4 Lift out the air filter cartridge from the fan housing. 5 Press the new filter into the ends of the hoses. If necessary apply liquid detergent to the ends of the filter to facilitate connection. 6 Push the hose clips back on the filter and tighten. Checking the fuel pump’s air filter Check regularly that the fuel pump’s air filter is free from dirt.
  • Page 21: Fuses

    Maintenance Check the safety system 4 Measure the electrode gap with a gapping tool. The gap should be 0.75 mm/0.030”. Adjust as necessary by bending the side electrode. The machine is equipped with a safety system that prevents starting or driving under the following conditions. 5 Reinsert the spark plug, turning by hand to avoid damaging the threads.
  • Page 22: Service Position For The Cutting Unit

    Maintenance Service position for the cutting unit 8 Grab the upper pipe construction of the deck and pull it out. The cutting deck can be removed in order to facilitate cleaning and servicing. To remove the cutting deck proceed as follows: 1 Position the machine on flat ground.
  • Page 23 Maintenance Make sure the lifting lever comes above the cutting deck grip. 6 Fit the belt according to the picture. 2 Push the cutting deck in and make sure the guide bolts fit into the grooves on the deck frame, one on each side. 7 Tension the belt with the belt adjuster.
  • Page 24: Checking The Blades

    Maintenance Checking the blades To achieve the best mowing results it is important that the blades are undamaged and well-sharpened. Check that the blades’ attachment screws are tight. • Put the unit in the service position, see Service position for the cutting unit. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Replacing or sharpening the blades should be conducted by an authorised service workshop.
  • Page 25: Lubrication

    Lubrication Checking the engine’s oil level. 4 Fit the drain plug and tighten it. 5 Fill the oil slowly. The oil is topped up through the hole the Check the oil level in the engine when the Rider stands dipstick sits in. See Checking the engine’s oil level for horizontal with the engine switched off.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting Schedule

    Troubleshooting schedule Problem Cause Engine does not start There is no fuel in the fuel tank Faulty spark plug. Defective ignition cable. Dirt in the carburettor or fuel line Starter motor does not turn over the engine Starter motor does not turn over the engine Battery flat Bad contact between the cable and battery Lift lever for cutting unit in wrong position...
  • Page 27: Storage

    Storage Winter storage Service At the end of the season, or if the machine is going to stand Low season is the most suitable time to perform a service or idle for more than 30 days, it should immediately be made overhaul of the machine in order to ensure high function ready for storage.
  • Page 28: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Rider 115B Rider 120B Dimensions Length with cutting unit, cm/inch 229 / 90,2 229 / 90,2 Width with cutting unit, cm/inch 99 / 39 126 / 49,6 Height, cm/in 108 / 42.7 108 / 42.7 Operating weight with cutting deck, kg/lb 219 / 482.5...
  • Page 29: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    EC-declaration of conformity (Applies to Europe only) Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel.: +46-36-146500, hereby declares that Husqvarna Rider 115B and Rider 120B from 2013’s serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the rating plate with subsequent serial number), complies with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVE:...
  • Page 32 Original instructions 1155511-26 ´®z+WS,¶6|¨ ´®z+WS,¶6|¨ 2013-01-21...

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