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 flame, spark or pilot light such as a water bolts, tight and keep equipment in good condition.
ASSEMBLY Read these instructions and this man ual in its entirety before you attempt to assemble or operate your new lawn mow er. IMPORTANT: THIS LAWN MOWER IS SHIPPED WITH OUT OIL OR GASOLINE IN THE ENGINE. Your new lawn mower has been as sembled at the factory with the ex ception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes.
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 per- forming any adjustments or repairs. We recommend standard safety glasses or a wide vision safety mask over spectacles.
OPERATION TO CONVERT MOWER TO ATTACH GRASS CATCHER (See Fig. 7) Your lawn mower was shipped ready to be used as a 1. Lift the rear door of the lawn mower and place the grass mulcher. To convert to bagging or discharging: catcher frame side hooks onto the door pivot pins.
OPERATION BEFORE STARTING ENGINE ADD OIL (See Fig. 11) Your lawnmower is shipped without oil in the engine. For type and grade of oil to use, see “EN GINE” in the Mainte- nance section of this manual. CAUTION: DO NOT overfill engine with oil, or it will smoke on startup.
OPERATION MOWING TIPS ADD GASOLINE (See Fig. 11) • Fill fuel tank to bottom of tank filler neck. Do not over- CAUTION: Do not use de-thatcher blade fill. Use fresh, clean, regular unleaded gasoline with attachments on your mower. Such at- a minimum of 87 octane.
MAINTENANCE BEFORE AFTER EVERY EVERY EVERY BEFORE EACH EACH 25 HOURS STORAGE HOURS OR SEASON HOURS Check for Loose Fasteners Clean / Inspect Grass Catcher * Check Tires Check Drive Wheels *** Clean Lawn Mower **** Clean under Drive Cover *** Check Drive Belt / Pulleys *** Check / Sharpen / Replace Blade Lubrication...
MAINTENANCE LAWN MOWER BLADE ADAPTER CRANKSHAFT Always observe safety rules when performing any main- KEYWAY tenance. BLADE TIRES LOCK WASHER • Keep tires free of gasoline, oil, or insect control chem- icals which can harm rubber. • Avoid stumps, stones, deep ruts, sharp objects and other hazards that may cause tire damage.
MAINTENANCE ENGINE TO CLEAN AIR FILTER 1. Loosen screws and re move cover. LUBRICATION 2. Carefully remove cartridge. Use only high quality detergent oil rated with API service 3. Clean by gently tapping on a flat surface. If very dirty, classification SG–SL.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS CAUTION: TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS: 1. Release control bar and stop engine. 2. Make sure the blade and all moving parts have completely stopped. 3. Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place where it cannot come in contact with plug. LAWN MOWER TO REPLACE DRIVE BELT (See Fig.
Your engine speed has been factory set. Do not attempt to increase engine speed or it may result in personal injury. If you believe that the engine is running too fast or too slow, HIGH take your lawn mower to a Husqvarna service center for repair and adjustment. HANDLE MED.
STORAGE ENGINE MOWING OPERATOR FUEL SYSTEM POSITION PRESENCE CONTROL IMPORTANT: IT IS IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM DEPOSITS FROM FORMING IN ESSENTIAL FUEL SYSTEM FOLD PARTS SUCH AS CARBURETOR, FUEL FILTER, FUEL HOSE, FORWARD OR TANK DURING STORAGE. ALCOHOL BLENDED FUELS (CALLED GASOHOL OR USING ETHANOL OR METHANOL) STORAGE CAN ATTRACT MOISTURE WHICH LEADS TO SEPARATION...
1. Worn, bent or loose blade. 1. Replace blade. Tighten blade bolt. vibration 2. Bent engine crankshaft. 2. Contact a Husqvarna service center. Starter rope 1. Engine flywheel brake is on when control 1. Depress control bar to upper handle before hard to pull bar is released.
ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 7021RS (96143003001) - PRODUCT NUMBER 961 43 00-30 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 40 84-42 Skirt, Rear 532 19 99-82 Handle, Upper (Includes Foam Grip) 532 08 86-52 Screw, Hinge 1/4-20 x 1.25 532 19 72-02 Handle, Lower 532 16 15-86...
ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 7021RS (96143003001) - PRODUCT NUMBER 961 43 00-30...
ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 7021RS (96143003001) - PRODUCT NUMBER 961 43 00-30 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 40 73-44 Drive Control Assembly, Auto-Walk 532 41 09-33 Shaft Assembly, Front 532 41 16-73 Cover, Top, Auto-Walk Drive Control 532 16 14-63 Retainer, Front Shaft 532 40 62-62...
Rental Warranty: 90 days on all applicable professional equipment reference warranty time period charts mailed to Husqvarna Forest & Garden Company. This card should be mailed within ten (10) days from the date of purchase located in the back of the Retailer Warranty Policy & Procedure Manual.