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Operator's Manual
LTH19530
Gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol (E10) is acceptable for use in this machine.
The use of any gasoline exceeding 10% ethanol (E10) will void the product warranty.
Please read the owner's manual carefully and make sure you
understand the instructions before using the machine.
532 44 39-96 Rev. 2
English

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  • Page 1 Operator’s Manual LTH19530 Gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol (E10) is acceptable for use in this machine. The use of any gasoline exceeding 10% ethanol (E10) will void the product warranty. Please read the owner's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    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. • Do not operate the machine while under the influence WARNING: In order to prevent ac ci den tal of alcohol or drugs.
  • Page 3 SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers III. CHILDREN GENERAL SERVICE • 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.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor. It has been designed, engineered and manu fac tured to give you the best possible dependability and performance. Gasoline Capacity 1.5 Gallons/5,67 L and type: Regular Unleaded Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy, please contact your nearest authorized service Power Rating: 13,8 kW@3300 RPM...
  • Page 5: Unassembled Parts

    UNASSEMBLED PARTS Steering Wheel Lock Washer Steering Large Flat Wheel Insert Washer Steering Wheel Steering Extension Shaft Hex Bolt Steering Steering Wheel Boot Adapter Seat Hood Scoop (1) Seat (1) Hood Scoop (1) Hex Bolt (1) Washer Slope Sheet Keys (2) Keys...
  • Page 6: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes. To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely. Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness.
  • Page 7 ASSEMBLY INSTALL SEAT (See Figs. 3 and 4) ATTACH HOOD SCOOP (See Fig. 5) • Remove bolt and flat washer se cur ing seat to cardboard packing and set aside for as sem bly of seat to tractor. Remove the cardboard packing and discard. •...
  • Page 8 ASSEMBLY ✓ CHECKLIST NOTE: You may now roll your tractor off the skid. Continue using the instructions that follow to remove the tractor from BEFORE YOU OPERATE YOUR NEW TRAC TOR, WE the skid. WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE BEST WARNING: Before start ing, read, un der stand and fol- PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION FROM THIS low all in struc tions in the Op er a tion section of this man u al.
  • Page 9: Operation

    OPERATION These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning. HIGH FAST SLOW REVERSE NEUTRAL CHOKE IGNITION SWITCH ENGINE START ENGINE ON PARKING BRAKE MOWER HEIGHT MOWER LIFT ENGINE OFF REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS)
  • Page 10 OPERATION KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS 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 just ments. Save this manual for future reference. Fig. 6 Our tractors conform to the applicable safety standards of the American National Standards Institute.
  • Page 11: How To Use Your Tractor

    OPERATION 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 form ing any adjustments or repairs. We rec om mend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or stan dard safety glasses.
  • Page 12 OPERATION TO OPERATE MOWER TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD (See Fig. 10) Your tractor is equipped with an operator presence sensing switch. Any attempt by the operator to leave the seat with The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the the engine running and the attachment clutch engaged will forward and reverse drive pedals.
  • Page 13 OPERATION REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS) TO TRANSPORT (See Fig. 14) (See Figs. 13) When push ing or tow ing your trac tor, ensure transmission is disengaged by placing freewheel control in free wheel ing Your tractor is equipped with a Reverse Operation System po si tion.
  • Page 14: Before Starting The Engine

    OPERATION TO START ENGINE (See Fig. 3) BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE When starting the engine for the first time or if the engine CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL has run out of fuel, it will take extra cranking time to move fuel from the tank to the engine.
  • Page 15: Mowing Tips

    OPERATION MOWING TIPS PURGE TRANSMISSION • DO NOT use tire chains when the mower hous ing is CAUTION: Never engage or disengage free- attached to tractor. wheel lever while the engine is run ning. • Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing performance.
  • Page 16: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE BEFORE EVERY EVERY EVERY EVERY EVERY BEFORE MAINTENANCE EACH SEASON STORAGE SCHEDULE HOURS HOURS HOURS HOURS 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 Clean Debris Off Steering Plate ck Transaxle Cooling...
  • Page 17: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE TRACTOR BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp. Re place Always observe safety rules when per form ing any bent or damaged blades. main te nance. BRAKE OPERATION CAUTION: Use only a replacement blade ap- proved by the manufacturer of your tractor.
  • Page 18 MAINTENANCE V-BELTS TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL (See Fig. 19) Check V-belts for deterioration and wear after 100 hours Determine temperature range expected before oil change. of operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not All oil must meet API service classification SG-SL. ad just able.
  • Page 19: Clean Air Screen

    MAINTENANCE ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM (See Fig. 20) CLEANING (See Fig. 22) Debris may clog the engine's air cooling system. Remove • Clean engine, battery, seat, finish, etc. of all foreign blower housing and clean the area shown to prevent over- matter.
  • Page 20: Deck Washout Port

    MAINTENANCE DECK WASHOUT PORT (See Fig. 23) Your tractor’s deck is equipped with a washout port on its surface as part of its deck wash system. It should be utilized after each use. • Drive the tractor to a level, clear spot on your lawn, near enough to a water spigot for your garden hose to reach.
  • Page 21: 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 22: Service And Adjustments

    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.
  • Page 23 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO LEVEL MOWER FRONT-TO-BACK ADJUSTMENT (See Figs. 32 & 33) IMPORTANT: Deck must be level side-to-side. Make sure tires are properly inflated to the PSI shown on tires. If tires are over or under inflated, it may affect the To obtain the best cutting re sults, the mower blades should appearance of your lawn and lead you to think the mower be adjusted so the front tip is 1/8"...
  • Page 24 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT (See Fig. 34) (See Fig. 35) Park the tractor on level surface. En gage parking brake. The mower blade drive belt may be replaced without tools. For as sis tance, there is a belt installation guide decal on Park the tractor on level surface.
  • Page 25 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO AD JUST STEER ING WHEEL ALIGN MENT TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY (See Fig. 37) If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal (left to right) when wheels are positioned straight forward, remove steer - ing wheel and reassemble per instructions in the Assembly WARNING: Lead-acid batteries gen er ate section of this manual.
  • Page 26: Service And Ad Just Ments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE FUSE REPLACING BATTERY (See Fig. 38) Replace with 20 amp automotive-type plug-in fuse. The WARNING: Do not short battery ter mi - fuse holder is located behind the dash. nals by allowing a wrench or any other TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY object to contact both terminals at the same time.
  • Page 27: Storage

    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 IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM DEPOSITS WARNING: Never store the trac tor with FROM FORMING IN ES SEN TIAL FUEL SYSTEM PARTS SUCH gas o line in the tank inside a building AS CARBURETOR, FUEL FIL TER, FUEL HOSE, OR TANK...
  • Page 28: Trou Ble Shoot Ing

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION 1. Out of fuel. 1. Fill fuel tank. Will not start 2. Engine not “CHOKED” properly. 2. See “TO START ENGINE” in Operation section. 3. Engine flooded. 3. Wait several minutes before attempting to start. 4.
  • Page 29 TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Engine continues to 1. Faulty operator-safety presence control 1. Check wiring, switches and connections. If not system. corrected, contact an authorized service center/ run when operator department. leaves seat with attachment clutch CAUTION: DO NOT operate machine until engaged problem is corrected.
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