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Rider 115C
Rider 120C
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 115C Rider 120C 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 Removing the BioClip plug ........... Lubrication CONTENTS Checking the engine’s oil level........Contents ..............Replacing the engine oil ..........INTRODUCTION Lubricating the front wheel bearings ......Dear Customer, ............General lubrication ............Driving and transport on public roads ......Troubleshooting schedule 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 Fit steering wheel, seat and any optional equipment. 3 Check and adjust tyre pressure. (60 kPa, 0.6 bar, 9 psi). 4 Check that the right amount of oil is in the engine. 5 Make sure the battery is connected.
  • Page 5: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols Clutch out These symbols are on the machine and in the instructions. WARNING! Careless or incorrect use can Parking brake result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. Brake Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 6: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety instructions • Stop the engine and prevent it from starting before you clean the cutting unit. These instructions are for your safety. Read them carefully. • Remember that the driver is responsible for dangers or accidents. Insure your Rider •...
  • Page 7: 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 8: Children

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Never remove the fuel cap and fill the fuel tank when the IMPORTANT INFORMATION engine is running. Wheel weights fitted on the rear wheels are recommended • Allow the engine to cool before refuelling. Do not smoke. when driving on slopes for safer steering and improved Do not fill with fuel in the vicinity of sparks or naked manoeuvrability.
  • Page 9: Transport

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Transport • Make sure all nuts and bolts are tightened correctly and that the equipment is in good condition. • Do not modify safety equipment. Check regularly to be IMPORTANT INFORMATION sure it works properly. The machine must not be driven if protective plates, protective covers, safety switches or The parking brake is not sufficient to lock the machine other protective devices are not fitted or are defective.
  • Page 10: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? 9 10 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 11: 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 12: 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 13: Driving

    Driving Before starting Start the engine 1 Make sure that the clutch control is depressed. (Run IMPORTANT INFORMATION position) 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 14: Starting The Engine With A Weak Battery

    Driving Connecting the jump leads 6 Turn the ignition key to the start position. IMPORTANT INFORMATION If the engine does not start, wait about 15 seconds before trying again. If the engine does not start wait about 1 minute before trying again. 7 When the engine starts release the ignition key immediately back to neutral position.
  • Page 15: Cutting Tips

    Driving 2 Select the required cutting height (1-5) using the cutting • Hose down the cutting unit with water underneath each height lever. time it is used, avoid using a high pressure washer. WARNING! Do not use the machine on ground that slopes more than 10°.
  • Page 16: 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 At least once a Maintenance interval in Maintenance maintenance year hours...
  • Page 17: Cleaning

    Maintenance Cleaning Belt Guard Release the clip and lift off the belt guard. Clean the machine directly after use. It is much easier to wash off grass cuttings before they dry. Checking and adjusting the steering wires Oily dirt can be removed using a cold degreasing agent. The steering is controlled by means of wires.
  • Page 18: Checking The Parking Brake

    Maintenance Checking the parking brake 3 Pull back the throttle to the full throttle position and check that the choke is no longer actuated. Check that the brake is correctly adjusted by placing the machine on a slight downhill slope with the clutch disengaged and activating the brake.
  • Page 19: Replacement Of Fuel Filter

    Maintenance Checking the tyre pressure 7 Refit the air filter cover. The tyre pressure should be 60 kPa / 0.6 bar / 8,7 PSI on all Replacement of fuel filter wheels. In order to improve drive power, the pressure in the rear tyres can be reduced to 40 kPa / 0.4 bar / 6 PSI.
  • Page 20: Fuses

    Maintenance Fuses Checking the engine’s cooling air intake The main fuse is placed in a detachable holder behind the battery under the protective cover. Clean the air intake grille in the engine cover behind the driver’s seat. Open the engine cover. Type: Flat pin, 15 A.
  • Page 21: Fitting The Cutting Head

    Maintenance 3 Check that the lever for setting the cutting height is in the 10 Remove the pin in the equipment frame. S position. 11 Loosen the stay from the cutting deck. 4 Put the lifting lever in the mowing position. Pull out the cutting unit.
  • Page 22 Maintenance Make sure the lifting lever comes above the cutting deck grip. 8 Fit the cutting deck lock. 3 Push the cutting deck in and make sure the guide bolts fit 9 Fit the belt according to the picture. into the grooves on the deck frame, one on each side. 4 Fit the cutting deck's pipe together with the deck frame's pipe.
  • Page 23: Checking The Blades

    Maintenance Checking the blades Replacing the blades To achieve the best mowing results it is important that the • Put the unit in the service position, see Service position blades are undamaged and well-sharpened. for the cutting unit. Check that the blades’ attachment screws are tight. •...
  • Page 24: 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 25: 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 Defect safety switch Starter motor does not turn over the engine Battery flat Bad contact between the cable and battery...
  • Page 26: Storage

    Storage Winter storage Guard At the end of the season, or if the machine is going to stand There is a cover to protect your machine during storage or idle for more than 30 days, it should immediately be made transport.
  • Page 27: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Rider 115C Rider 120C 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 215/474 217/478.5...
  • Page 28: 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 115C and Rider 120C from 2014’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 1156157-26 ´®z+X/h¶6f¨ ´®z+X/h¶6f¨ 2013-11-04...

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