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  • Page 1 Owner's Manual...
  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    SAFETY RULES SAFE OPERATION PRACTICES FOR RIDE-ON MOWERS IMPORTANT: 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. I. GENERAL OPERATION • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope.
  • Page 3 SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers • Be sure the area is clear of other people before mowing. Stop WARNING: In order to prevent acciden- machine if anyone enters the area. tal starting when setting up, transport- • Never carry passengers or children even with the blades off.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor. It has been designed, engineered and manufactured to give GASOLINE CAPACITY 1.25 GALLONS you the best possible dependability and performance. AND TYPE: UNLEADED REGULAR Should you experience any problem you cannot easily OIL TYPE (API-SF-SJ): SAE 30 (above 32°F) remedy, please contact your nearest authorized service...
  • Page 5: Unassembled Parts

    UNASSEMBLED PARTS Steering Wheel Seat Steering Wheel Adapter (1) Washer 17/32 x 1-3/16 x 12 Gauge Steering Wheel (1) Lock Insert Washer 1/2 Steering Extension (1) Bolt Shaft Steering Boot (1) Oil Drain Tube (1) Large Flat For Future Use Washer (1) Locknut 1/2-20 (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 • Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative (-) terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut. Tighten securely. SEAT • Close battery box door. Open battery box door for: • Inspection for secure connections (to tighten hard- ware). • Inspection for corrosion.
  • Page 8: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID (See Opera- CHECKLIST tion section, page 10, for location and func- BEFORE YOU OPERATE AND ENJOY YOUR NEW TRAC- tion of controls) TOR, WE WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE WARNING: Before starting, read, understand and follow BEST PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION FROM THIS all instructions in the Operation section of this manual.
  • Page 9: Operation

    OPERATION These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning. FAST IGNITION REVERSE HIGH SLOW NEUTRAL CHOKE LIGHTS ON ENGINE START ENGINE ON PARKING BRAKE ENGINE OFF PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE LOCKED UNLOCKED OIL PRESSURE...
  • Page 10 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. ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER IGNITION LIGHT SWITCH SWITCH...
  • Page 11 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.
  • Page 12 OPERATION TO OPERATE MOWER (See Fig. 6) TO TRANSPORT (See Figs. 4 and 7) Your tractor is equipped with an operator presence sensing When pushing or towing your tractor, be sure to disengage switch. Any attempt by the operator to leave the seat with transmission by placing freewheel control in freewheeling the engine running and the attachment clutch engaged will position.
  • Page 13 OPERATION WARM WEATHER STARTING (50° F and above) ADD GASOLINE • When engine starts, move the throttle control to the fast • Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck. Do not overfill. Use position. fresh, clean, regular unleaded gasoline with a minimum •...
  • Page 14 OPERATION NOTE: During this procedure there will be no movement of MOWING TIPS drive wheels. The air is being removed from hydraulic drive • Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing system. performance. See “TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING” in •...
  • Page 15: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FILL IN DATES AS YOU COMPLETE REGULAR SERVICE SERVICE DATES Check Brake Operation Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and Interlock Systems Check for Loose Fasteners Sharpen/Replace Mower Blades Lubrication Chart Check Battery Level Clean Battery and Terminals Check Transaxle Cooling Check V-Belts Check Engine Oil Level...
  • Page 16: Operator Presence System

    MAINTENANCE TRACTOR TRAILING MANDREL EDGE UP ASSEMBLY Always observe safety rules when performing any mainte- BLADE nance. CENTER HOLE BRAKE OPERATION If tractor requires more than six (6) feet stopping distance at high speed in highest gear, then brake must be adjusted. LOCK WASHER (See “TO ADJUST BRAKE”...
  • Page 17 MAINTENANCE NOTE: Although multi-viscosity oils (5W30, 10W30 etc.) TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS improve starting in cold weather, these multi-viscosity oils Corrosion and dirt on the battery and terminals can cause the will result in increased oil consumption when used above battery to “leak”...
  • Page 18 MAINTENANCE AIR FILTER (See Fig. 13) BLOWER HOUSING SCREWS SCREWS Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter. Clean the foam pre-cleaner after every 25 hours of operation or every season. Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation or every season, whichever occurs first.
  • Page 19: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUST- MENTS: • Depress clutch/brake pedal fully and set parking brake. • Place motion control lever in neutral (N) position. • Place attachment clutch in “DISENGAGED” position. •...
  • Page 20 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING • When distance “D” is 1/8" to 1/2" lower at front than rear, tighten nuts “F” against trunnion on both front links. Adjust the mower while tractor is parked on level ground or •...
  • Page 21 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WITH PARKING BRAKE “ENGAGED” IDLER PULLEYS MANDREL PULLEY “A” 1-9/16” JAM NUT MANDREL PULLEY OPERATING DO NOT TOUCH THIS NUT. IF FURTHER BRAKE ADJUSTMENT IS NECESSARY CONTACT YOUR NEAREST AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER/DEPARTMENT FIG. 21 FIG. 22 TO CHECK AND ADJUST BRAKE (See Fig. TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT (See Fig.
  • Page 22 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL LEVER TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGNMENT NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT (See Fig. 24) If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal (left to right) when wheels are positioned straight forward, remove steer- The motion control lever has been preset at the factory and ing wheel and reassemble per instructions in the Assembly adjustment should not be necessary.
  • Page 23: Engine

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS IMPORTANT: YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A 12 VOLT SYSTEM. THE OTHER VEHICLE MUST ALSO BE A 12 VOLT SYSTEM. DO NOT USE YOUR TRACTOR HOOD BATTERY TO START OTHER VEHICLES. TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - HEADLIGHT •...
  • Page 24: Storage

    STORAGE Immediately prepare your tractor for storage at the end of the ENGINE season or if the tractor will not be used for 30 days or more. FUEL SYSTEM WARNING: Never store the tractor with IMPORTANT: IT IS IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM gasoline in the tank inside a building DEPOSITS FROM FORMING IN ESSENTIAL FUEL SYSTEM where fumes may reach an open flame...
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start Out of fuel. Fill fuel tank. Engine not “CHOKED” properly. See “TO START ENGINE” in Operation section. Engine flooded. Wait several minutes before attempting to start. Bad spark plug. Replace spark plug. Dirty air filter.
  • Page 26 TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Engine continues to run Faulty operator-safety presence control system. Check wiring, switches and connections. If not when operator leaves seat corrected, contact an authorized service center/ with attachment clutch department. engaged Poor cut - uneven Worn, bent or loose blade.
  • Page 27 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 SCHEMATIC BLACK BATTERY FUSE STARTER AMMETER (OPTIONAL) BLACK WHITE SOLENOID CLUTCH / BRAKE (PEDAL UP) WHITE SEAT SWITCH IGNITION (NOT OCCUPIED) SWITCH WHITE BLACK BLACK BLACK BLACK ATT'MENT CLUTCH...
  • Page 28: Repair Parts - Tractor

    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 ELECTRICAL...
  • Page 29: Repair Parts

    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 ELECTRICAL PART DESCRIPTION 532 16 34-65 Battery 874 76 04-12 Bolt Hex Hd 1/4-20unc X 3/4 532 17 66-89 Box Battery 532 17 61-38 Switch Interlock 532 17 56-85 Harness Asm Light W/4152j 532 00 41-52 Bulb Light #1156 532 12 47-80 Cable Battery 6 Ga 11"...
  • Page 30 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES...
  • Page 31 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES PART DESCRIPTION 532 17 46-19 Chassis Stamping 532 17 65-54 Drawbar, 12 Ga. 817 06 06-12 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4 532 15 52-72 Bumper Hood/Dash...
  • Page 32 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 DRIVE...
  • Page 33 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 DRIVE PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION - - - - - - - - Transaxle Hydro Gr Model 322-0510 532 16 91-83 Strap Torque Lh Hydro (Order parts from transaxle mfg.)
  • Page 34 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 STEERING ASSEMBLY...
  • Page 35 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 STEERING ASSEMBLY PART DESCRIPTION 532 16 66-27 Wheel Steering 532 17 51-31 Axle Asm 532 16 98-40 Spindle Asm LH 532 16 98-39 Spindle Asm RH 532 12 49-31 Bearing Race Thrust Harden...
  • Page 36 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 SEAT ASSEMBLY PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 13 43-00 Spacer Split 28x 96 Yel Zinc 532 14 08-39 Seat 532 12 12-50 Spring Cprsn 1 27 Blk Pnt...
  • Page 37 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 DECALS PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 14 54-98 Decal Read Owners Manual 532 13 68-32 Decal V-Belt Schematic 532 18 43-23 Decal Hood RH 532 17 05-64 Decal Wheel Steering...
  • Page 38 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 ENGINE OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester...
  • Page 39 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 ENGINE PART DESCRIPTION 532 17 05-51 Control Th/ch Flag 817 72 04-08 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1/4-20 x 1/2 - - - - - - - - Engine, B&S 31G777...
  • Page 40 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 MOWER DECK 153 154...
  • Page 41 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 MOWER DECK PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 17 45-95 Mower Deck Assembly 532 17 49-78 Belt 872 14 05-06 Bolt 819 13 16-12 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 12 Ga...
  • Page 42: Repair Parts - Tractor

    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 MOWER LIFT 17 18...
  • Page 43 REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LTH135 (HAU135H36A), PRODUCT NO. 954 17 00-89 MOWER LIFT PART DESCRIPTION 532 15 94-60 Wire Asm Inner W/plunger LT 532 15 94-71 Shaft Asm Lift 532 10 57-67 Pin Groove 812 00 00-02 E Ring #5133-62...
  • Page 44 SERVICE NOTES...
  • Page 45 SERVICE NOTES...
  • Page 46 SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL, NOT ACROSS HILL 15 DEGREES MAX. WARNING: To avoid serious injury, operate your tractor up and down the face of slopes, never across the face. Do not mow slopes greater than 15 degrees.
  • Page 47 To obtain the benefit of this warranty, the product believed to be defective must be delivered to an authorized Husqvarna dealer in a timely manner, no later than thirty (30) days from date of the operational problem or failure. The following items are not covered by this warranty: The product must be delivered at the owner’s expense.
  • Page 48 532 18 43-37 7.18.02 RH Printed in U.S.A.