KEY TO SYMBOLS Key to symbols Steps before using a new lawn mower WARNING! Under no circumstances may the design of the machine be modiﬁed without the permission of the manufacturer. Always use genuine accessories. Non-authorized modiﬁcations and/or accessories can result in serious personal injury or the death of the operator or others.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protection WARNING! You must use personal protection whenever you use the machine. Cutting cover and protective cover Machine s safety equipment Engine brake handle WARNING! Never use a machine that has faulty safety equipment! Carry out the inspection, maintenance and service routines listed in this section.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Checking, maintaining and servicing the machine s safety equipment WARNING! All servicing and repair work on the machine requires special training. This is especially true of the machine s safety equipment. If your machine fails any of the checks described below you must contact your service agent.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Mufﬂer General safety precautions Cutting equipment WARNING! Running an engine in a conﬁned or badly ventilated area can result in death due to asphyxiation or carbon monoxide poisoning. WARNING! A faulty cutting attachment may increase the risk of accidents. WARNING! Never use a machine with faulty safety equipment.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Starting WARNING! Long-term inhalation of the engine's exhaust fumes can represent a health hazard. Transport and storage General working instructions WARNING! This section describes basic safety precautions for working with the lawn Fuel safety mower. This information is never a substitute for professional skills and experience.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting height Basic mowing technique WARNING! Make sure that your hands and feet do not come near the cutting attachment when the engine is running. General...
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Adjusting the cutting height...
ASSEMBLY Fitting the handlebar Dismantling M48 Pro Assembly M53 S Pro Dismantling and assembling the cutter WARNING! Always wear heavy-duty gloves when servicing and maintaining the cutting equipment. The cutters are very sharp and cuts can occur very easily.
FUEL HANDLING Fuel Fuelling WARNING! Taking the following precautions, WARNING! Always ensure there is adequate will lessen the risk of ﬁre: ventilation when handling fuel. Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel. Petrol Always shut off the engine before refuelling. When refuelling, open the fuel cap slowly so that any excess pressure is released gently.
STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping Starting WARNING! Note the following before starting: Do not start a lawn mower unless the cutter and all covers are ﬁtted correctly. Otherwise the cutter could come loose and cause personal injuries. Always move the machine away from the refuelling area before starting.
MAINTENANCE Spark plug WARNING! Make sure the cutting attachment WARNING! The mufﬂer gets very hot in use has stopped before cleaning, carrying out and remains so for a short time afterwards. repairs or an inspection. Disconnect the HT Do not touch the mufﬂer if it is hot! lead from the spark plug.
MAINTENANCE Cutter WARNING! Always wear heavy-duty gloves when repairing the cutting attachment. The blades are very sharp and can easily cause cuts. Changing the oil Lubrication of the cutting height adjustment...
MAINTENANCE Drive and gearbox Weekly maintenance M53 S Pro Monthly maintenance Below you will ﬁnd some general maintenance instructions. Daily maintenance...
TECHNICAL DATA M48 Pro M53 S Pro Engine Ignition system Fuel and lubrication system Weight Noise emissions Vibration levels Cutting equipment Drive...
TECHNICAL DATA EC-declaration of conformity (Applies to Europe only) Höörs Plåt Husqvarna M48 Pro and M53 S Pro 89/336/EEC 2000/14/EC 98/37/EC 0404, SMP Svensk Maskinprovning AB 01/901/020 01/901/022...