SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Walk-Behind Mowers IMPORTANT: 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. • Stop the blade(s) when crossing gravel drives, walks, Look for this symbol to point out im- or roads.
• Never refuel the machine indoors. wire away from plug to prevent accidental starting. • Never store the machine or fuel container where there • Keep nuts and bolts, especially blade attachement is an open ﬂ ame, spark or pilot light such as a water bolts, tight and keep equipment in good condition.
ASSEMBLY Read these instructions and this man u al in its entirety before you attempt to assemble or operate your new lawn mow er. OPERATOR MOWING PRESENCE PO SI TION IMPORTANT: THIS LAWN MOWER IS SHIPPED WITH- CONTROL OUT OIL OR GASOLINE IN THE ENGINE. Your new lawn mower has been as sem bled at the factory LIFT with the ex cep tion of those parts left unassembled for ship-...
OPERATION KNOW YOUR LAWN MOWER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR LAWN MOWER. Compare the illustrations with your lawn mower to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. These symbols may appear on your lawn mower or in literature supplied with the product.
OPERATION The operation of any lawn mower 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 lawn mower or performing any adjustments or repairs. We recommend standard safety glasses or a wide vision safety mask over spectacles.
OPERATION SIMPLE STEPS TO REMEMBER WHEN CONVERTING YOUR LAWN MOWER: REAR GRASS DOOR FOR MULCHING - CATCHER 1. Mulcher plug installed. HANDLE 2. Mulcher door closed. FOR REAR BAGGING - 1. Mulcher plug removed. 2. Grass catcher installed. 3. Mulcher door closed. FOR SIDE DISCHARGING - 1.
OPERATION NOTE: The choke lever automatically begins moving to OIL FILL CAP/ GASOLINE the OFF position when operator presence control bar is DIPSTICK FILLER CAP held down to handle. CHOKE LEVER UPPER LOWER MARK MARK FIG. 8 ADD GASOLINE (See Fig. 8) •...
OPERATION • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet. Wet grass tends to form clumps and interferes with the mulching action. The best time to mow your lawn is the early afternoon. At this time the grass has dried, yet the newly cut area MAX 1/3 will not be exposed to direct sunlight.
MAINTENANCE • At least once a year, replace the spark plug, clean or DRIVE WHEELS replace air ﬁ lter element and check blade for wear. A Check front drive wheels each time be fore you mow to be new spark plug and clean/new air ﬁ lter element assure sure they move freely.
MAINTENANCE TO REPLACE BLADE (See Fig. 11) LUBRICATION 1. Position the blade adapter on the engine crank shaft. Be Use only high quality detergent oil rated with API service sure key in adapter and crankshaft key way are aligned. classiﬁ cation SF-SJ. Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade according to your expected operating temperature.
MAINTENANCE 6. Wait one minute to allow oil to settle. Use guage on oil MUFFLER ﬁ ll cap/dipstick for checking level. Insert dipstick into Inspect and replace corroded mufﬂ er as it could create a the tube and rest the oil ﬁ ll cap on the tube. DO NOT ﬁ...
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS 2. Remove belt from gearcase pulley. MOWING MOWING 3. Turn lawn mower on its side with air ﬁ lter and car bu - POSITION POSITION re tor down. 4. Remove blade and engine pulley. TO REPLACE DRIVE BELT (See Fig. 15) 1.
STORAGE Immediately prepare your lawn mower for storage at the end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 days or more. LAWN MOWER ENGINE When lawn mower is to be stored for a period of time, clean Maintenance, re pair, or re place ment of the emission con- it thoroughly, remove all dirt, grease, leaves, etc.
TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Does not start 1. Dirty air ﬁ lter. 1. Clean/replace air ﬁ lter. 2. Out of fuel. 2. Fill fuel tank. 3. Stale fuel. 3. Empty fuel tank and reﬁ ll tank with fresh, clean gasoline. 4.
SECTION 1: LIMITED WARRANTY Husqvarna Professional Products, Inc (“Husqvarna”) warrants the original purchaser the Husqvarna branded product to which this warranty apply (the “Product”) that the Product shall be free from defects in material and workmanship from the date of purchase for the period of the applicable “Warranty Schedule” of the Product as set forth below. Additional limitations are described in Section 2 through 6, inclusive.
Proof of purchase must be presented to the authorized Husqvarna retailer in order to obtain warranty service. This proof must include date purchased, model number, serial number, and complete name and address of the selling retailer. To obtain the benefit of this warranty, the product believed to be defective must be delivered to an authorized Husqvarna retailer in a timely manner, no later than thirty (30) days from date of the operational problem or failure.