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Husqvarna Rider 112C Operator's Manual

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Oper ator ' s manual
Rider 112C
Rider 112C5
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 112C Rider 112C5 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 Service position for the cutting unit ......Checking the blades ............. CONTENTS Replacing the blades ............ Contents ..............Removing the BioClip plug ........... INTRODUCTION Lubrication Dear Customer, ............Checking the engine’s oil level........Driving and transport on public roads ......Replacing the engine oil ..........
  • 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? Location of the controls Rider 112C 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...
  • Page 11: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? Location of the controls Rider 112C5 1 Product and serial number plate 8 Parking brake 2 Battery 9 Cutting height adjustment lever 3 Throttle control/choke control 10 Clutch pedal 4 Gear shift lever 11 Seat adjustment. 5 Ignition lock 12 Fuel cap 6 Lifting lever for the cutting unit 13 Cover lock...
  • Page 12: Presentation

    2 Press in the lock button on the steering column. 3 Release the parking brake pedal while keeping the button pressed in. Rider 112C has the brake pedal and lock button on the left hand side. (1) Rider 112C5 has the brake pedal and lock button on the right hand side.
  • Page 13: Seat

    PRESENTATION Release lever (112C) Lift up the cutting unit before adjusting the height. The release control must be pulled out in order for the 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 Start the engine 1 For Rider 112C Make sure that the clutch control is IMPORTANT INFORMATION depressed. (Run 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 15: Starting The Engine With A Weak Battery

    Driving With a cold engine: When the battery is fully charged, connect the red cable to the positive pole (+pole) of the battery and the black cable to the 5 Move the throttle to position 3 (choke position). In this negative pole (-pole).
  • Page 16: Driving The Rider

    2 Select the required cutting height (1-5) using the cutting height lever. 1 Rider 112C Release the parking brake by first pressing down the parking brake pedal and then releasing it. Carefully press down one of the pedals until the required speed is obtained.
  • Page 17: Cutting Tips

    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. the blades. 1 Rider 112C • Localise and mark stones and other fixed objects to avoid collision.
  • Page 18: 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 a Maintenance interval in Maintenance before starting year...
  • Page 19: 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 20: Checking The Parking Brake

    When the machine does not stand still, the brake should be and set the choke control to maximum choke. adjusted. Adjusting the brake (112C) 1 Remove the left side cover on the rear body with 1 screw. 2 Pull the choke wire casing to the far right and tighten the clamping screw.
  • Page 21: Replacement Of Fuel Filter

    Maintenance Checking the tyre pressure 5 Slide the filter onto the air hose. The tyre pressure should be 60 kPa / 0.6 bar / 8,7 PSI on all wheels. In order to improve drive power, the pressure in the rear tyres can be reduced to 40 kPa / 0.4 bar / 6 PSI. Push the filter cartridge in place.
  • Page 22: Fuses

    Change the conditions and try again. Rider 112C has the brake pedal and lock button on the left hand side. (1) Rider 112C5 has the brake pedal and lock button on the right hand side.
  • Page 23: Fitting The Cutting Head

    Maintenance Fitting the cutting head 4 Check that the lever for setting the cutting height is in the S position. 1 Push the cutting deck in and make sure the guide bolts fit into the grooves on the deck frame, one on each side. 5 Put the lifting lever in the mowing position.
  • Page 24: Checking The Blades

    Maintenance 6 Tension the belt with the belt adjuster. • Remove the equipment frame. 7 Install the belt cover. • Lock the blade with a wooden block. Loosen the blade bolt 8 Set the cutting deck height control in any of the positions and remove the blade bolt, the washer and the blade.
  • Page 25: Lubrication

    Lubrication Checking the engine’s oil level. 5 Fill the oil slowly. The oil is topped up through the hole the dipstick sits in. See Checking the engine’s oil level for filling instructions. Check the oil level in the engine when the Rider stands 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 Defect safety switch 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 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 28: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Rider 112C5 Rider 112C Dimensions Length without cutting unit, mm/ft 1781/5.84 1781/5.84 Length with cutting unit, mm/ft 2100/6.89 2100/6.89 Width without cutting unit, mm/ft 797/2.61 793/2.60 Width with cutting unit, mm/ft 883/2.90 883/2.90 Height, mm/ft 1084/3.56 1084/3.56 Operating weight with cutting deck, kg/lb 187/412.3...
  • 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 112C and Rider 112C5 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 1156462-26 ´®z+XN6¶6<¨ ´®z+XN6¶6<¨ 2013-12-09...

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