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Oper ator ' s manual
Rider 155
Rider 155 AWD
Please r ead the operator's manual carefully and make sure you
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
understand the instructions before using the machine.

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  • Page 1 Oper ator ′ s manual Rider 155 Rider 155 AWD Please r ead the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you 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

    Removing of the machine hoods ......... Checking and adjusting the steering wires ....Adjusting the parking brake Rider 155 ......Adjusting the parking brake Rider 155 AWD ....Checking and adjusting of throttle wire ......Replacement of fuel filter ..........
  • Page 3: Ser Vice Journal

    Ser vice journal Pre-deliver y service 1 Top up battery with acid and charge for four hours. 2 Fit steering wheel, seat and any optional equipment. 3 Adjust cutting unit: Adjust lift springs (effective weight of cutting unit should be 12-15kg / 26.5-33 lb). Adjust cutting unit so that rear edge is about 2-4 mm / 1/8”...
  • Page 4: Intr Oduction

    Dear Customer , Thank y ou for choosing a Husqvarna Rider. Husqvarna Riders are built to a unique design with a front-mounted cutting unit and a patented rear-wheel steering system. 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 5: Good Service

    INTR ODUCTION Good ser vice Husqv arna products are sold all over the world and only through servicing dealers. This is to ensure that you, the customer, get the best support and service. For example, before this machine was delivered it was inspected and adjusted by your dealer. See the certificate in the Service Journal in this manual.
  • Page 6: Key To Symbols

    KEY T O SYMBOLS Symbols P arking brake These symbols are on the machine and in the instr uctions. Noise emission to the en vironment according W ARNING! Careless or incorrect use can to the European Community’s Directive. The result in serious or fatal injury to the machine’s emission is specified in chapter operator or others.
  • Page 7 KEY T O SYMBOLS Switch off the engine and take off the ignition cable before repairs or maintenance Check the engine’s oil level Check the hydrostat’s oil level Lift up the cutting unit Apply the parking brake. If the engine is cold, use the choke Release the parking brake before driving –...
  • Page 8: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety instructions • Look out for the ejector and do not direct it towards anyone. These instructions are for your safety. Read them carefully. • Stop the engine and prevent it from starting before you clean the cutting unit. Insure your Rider •...
  • Page 9: Driving On Slopes

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Driving on slopes • Never allow children or other persons not trained in the use of the machine to use or service it. Local laws may regulate the age of the user. Driving on slopes is one of the operations where the risk of the driver losing control of the machine or of it overturning is the greatest;...
  • Page 10: Children

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Do not try to stabilize the machine by putting your foot on • Never fill the fuel tank indoors. the ground. • When cleaning the chassis, the machine may never be driven near verges or ditches. • Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding wheel weights or counterbalance weights to increase machine stability.
  • Page 11: Transport

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Take care with battery maintenance. Explosive gases • Reduce the risk of fire by removing grass, leaves and form in the battery. Never perform maintenance on the other debris that may have fastened on the machine. battery while smoking or in the vicinity of open flames or Allow the machine to cool before putting it in storage.
  • Page 12: What Is What

    8 Lock button for parking brake 2 Ignition lock 9 Seat adjustment. 3 Cutting height adjustment lever 10 Lever to disengage the driving front axle, 155 AWD 4 Lifting lever for the cutting unit 11 Fuel cap 5 Speed limiter for reversing...
  • Page 13: Presentation

    The parking brake lock disengages automatically when the engine, which facilitates starting in the cold. brake pedal is pressed. Cutting unit Rider 155 and 155 AWD can be equipped with two different cutting units. Speed limiter The speed of the machine is steplessly regulated with two pedals.
  • Page 14: Cutting Height Adjustment Lever

    The seat has a jointed attachment on the front edge and can intermediate position. be tipped forward. Release lever Rider 155 AWD Rider 155 AWD has one control for the front axle and one control for the rear axle. • Clutch control, rear axle The seat can also be adjusted lengthways.
  • Page 15 The control is positioned on the inside of the left front wheel. - Rear control (pulled out), drive system disengaged. - Front control (pushed in), drive system engaged. Release lever Rider 155 • Pull out the control to disengage the drive system. •...
  • Page 16: Driving

    Move the throttle in between positions 1 and 2. 4 Turn the ignition key to the start position. Start the engine 1 Make sure that the clutch control is depressed. Rider 155 AWD has one control for the front axle and one control for the rear axle.
  • Page 17: Starting The Engine With A Weak Battery

    Driving 6 Push the throttle control to full throttle position. Let the • Connect each end of the red cable to the POSITIVE pole engine run at moderate speed or half throttle for 3-5 (+) on each battery, exercise care not to short circuit any minutes before subjecting it to heavy load.
  • Page 18: Cutting Tips

    Driving 4 Press in the lock button on the lifting lever and lower the • When the BioClip function is used, it is very important that cutting unit. the mowing interval is not too long. WARNING! Do not use the machine on ground that slopes more than 10°...
  • Page 19: Maintenance

    Replace the paper filter annually or every 200 hours. Conducted by authorised service workshop. Only 155 AWD first change after 8 hours X = Described in this operator's manual O = Not described in this operator's manual WARNING! No service procedures must be...
  • Page 20: Cleaning

    Maintenance Cleaning Front cover Release the clip on the front hood and lift off the fender. Clean the machine directly after use. It is much easier to wash off grass cuttings before they dry. Oily dirt can be removed using a cold degreasing agent. Right-hand fender Spray on a thin layer.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Parking Brake Rider 155

    2 Check the tension of the steering wires by squeezing them together by the arrows as illustrated. It should be 155 AWD possible to push them together so that the distance between them is half as much, without using unnecessary Check that the parking brake is adjusted correctly by placing force.
  • Page 22: Replacement Of Fuel Filter

    Maintenance Replacing the air filter 2 Pull the throttle wire’s casing as far as possibleto the right and check that the choke is fullyactuated. WARNING! The exhaust system is hot. Let it cool before starting to replace the air filter. If the engine seems to lack power or does not run smoothly this may be because the air filter is clogged.
  • Page 23: Check The Level Of The Battery Acid

    Maintenance Ignition system 3 Tap the paper filter against a hard surface to shake off the dust. Do not use compressed air to clean the paper filter. The engine is equipped with an electronic ignition system. Only the spark plug requires maintenance. For recommended spark plug, see Technical data.
  • Page 24: Check The Safety System

    Rider 155 AWD, the engine can not be started if the parking brake is not pressed down. Make daily inspections to ensure that the safety system works by attempting to start the engine when one of the conditions is not met.
  • Page 25: Main Fuse

    Maintenance Main fuse Open the engine cover. Check that the cooling intake is free from leaves, grass and The main fuse is placed in a detachable holder under the dirt. battery case’s cover, in front of the battery. Type: Flat pin, 15 A. Check the air duct, located on the inside of the engine cover, ensure it is clean and does not rub against the cooling air intake.
  • Page 26: Removing The Cutting Unit

    Maintenance 3 Insert the bolt and secure it with a locking pin. Rider 155 AWD Removing the cutting unit WARNING! Observe caution to avoid WARNING! Wear protective glasses when trapping your hand. dismantling the cutting unit. The spring which tensions up the belt may break and cause personal injury.
  • Page 27: Checking The Cutting Unit's Parallelism

    Maintenance 5 Adjust the unit’s ground pressure by screwing in or out the 4 Tighten the nuts after adjustment. adjusting screws located behind the front wheels on both 5 On completion of the adjustment the unit’s parallelism sides. The ground pressure should be between 12 and 15 should be re-checked.
  • Page 28: Service Position For The Cutting Unit

    2 Remove the front hood by removing the pin. (There are complete instructions on using the service position inside the front hood). Rider 155 AWD 3 Remove the two support wheels from under the front 6 Place a foot on the front edge of the cutting unit near the hood.
  • Page 29: Checking The Blades

    Maintenance Checking the blades 8 Lift of the drive belt. Then pull out the pin. To achieve the best mowing results it is important that the blades are undamaged and well-sharpened. Check that the blades’ attachment screws are tight. 9 Pull the frame forwards and refit the pin. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Replacing or sharpening the blades should be conducted by an authorised service workshop.
  • Page 30: Lubrication

    Lubrication Checking the engine’s oil level. 2 Remove the dipstick. Remove the drain plug from the engine’s left side. Check the oil level in the engine when the Rider stands horizontal with the engine switched off. Open the engine cover. Loosen the dipstick, pull it up and wipe it off.
  • Page 31: Checking The Transmission Oil Level

    2 Check that there is oil in the transmission’s oil tank. Rider 155 Fill if necessary with engine oil SAE 10W/30 (class SF–CC). Rider 155 AWD Fill if necessary with engine oil SAE 10W/ 40 (class SF–CC). The oil and filter should be changed by an authorised service representative, as described in the Workshop Manual.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting Schedule

    Troubleshooting schedule Problem Procedure Engine does not start There is no fuel in the fuel tank Spark plug defective Faulty spark plug connections or interchanged cables Dirt in the carburettor or fuel line Starter motor does not turn over the engine Starter motor does not turn over the engine Battery flat Bad contact between the cable and battery...
  • Page 33: 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 34: Technical Data

    Technical data Rider 155 Rider 155 AWD Dimensions Length without cutting unit, mm/ft 2020/6,61 2020/6,61 Width without cutting unit, mm/ft 880/2,89 880/2,89 Height, mm/ft 1070/3,52 1070/3,52 Operating weight with cutting deck, kg/lb 268-274/591-604 302-308/666-679 Wheel base, mm/ft 855/2,8 855/2,8 Track width, front, mm/ft...
  • Page 35: Ec-Declar Ation Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel.: +46-36-146500, hereby declares that Husqvarna Rider 155 and Rider 155 AWD from 2005’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: of June 22, 1998 ”relating to machinery”...
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