Thank you 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
(certain models) also contribute to the performance of this machine.
We hope you will find this operator's manual very useful. By following its instructions (on operation, service,
maintenance, etc.) you will significantly extend the life of the machine and even its second-hand value.
When you sell your Rider, make sure you pass on the operator's manual to the new owner.
Travel and transport on public roads
Check the relevant road traffic regulations before driving the machine on a public road. If transporting the
machine on another vehicle always use approved securing devices and make sure that the machine is
When your machine is equipped with a hydrostatic transmission you should, if necessary, only tow the
machine over short distances and at a low speed, otherwise there is a risk of damaging the transmission.
This machine is designed solely for cutting grass on conventional lawns and other cleared and leveled
ground without obstacles, as rocks, stumps etc., and, in conjunction with accessories supplied by the
manufacturer even for other special tasks for which instructions are delivered with the accessory. Use in any
other way is considered as contrary to the intended use. Compliance with and strict adherence to the
conditions of operation, service and repair as specified by the manufacturer also constitute essential
elements of the intended use.
This machine should be operated, serviced and repaired only by persons who are familiar with its particular
characteristics and who are acquainted with the relevant safety procedures.
Accident prevention regulations, all other generally recognised regulations on safety and occupational
medicine, and all road traffic regulations must be observed at all times.
Any arbitrary modifications carried out to this machine may relieve the manufacturer of liability for any
resulting damage or injury