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532 43 00-01 Rev. 4



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  • Page 1 03002 LGT2554 Owner's Manual 532 43 00-01 Rev. 4...
  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers DANGER: 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. WARNING: In order to prevent ac- ci den tal starting when setting up, trans port ing, ad just ing or making repairs, al ways dis con nect spark plug...
  • Page 3 Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers III. CHILDREN Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to the presence of children. Children are often attracted to the ma chine and the mowing activity. Never assume that children will remain where you last saw them. •...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Gasoline Capacity 4 Gallons and type: Unleaded Regular Oil Type (API-SG-SL): SAE 30 (above 32°F) SAE 5W-30 (below 32°F) Oil Capacity: W/ Filter: Spark Plug: Champion RC12YC (Gap: .030") Ground Speed (MPH): Forward: Reverse: Charging System: 15 AMPS @ 3600 RPM Battery: AMP/HR: MIN.
  • Page 5: Assembly

    UNASSEMBLED PARTS Mower (2) Rear Lift Link Assemblies (1) Small Retainer Springs (1) Front (5) Large Retainer Springs If Equipped (1) Anti-Sway Bar (1) Small Retainer Springs Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with ex- ception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes. TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY A socket wrench set will make assembly easier.
  • Page 6 TO ADJUST SEAT (See Fig. 2): • Grasp adjustment handle(A) and pull up, slide seat to desired po si tion and release adjustment handle. Fig. 2 NOTE: You may now roll your tractor off the skid. Follow the instructions below to remove the tractor from the skid. WARNING: Before start ing, read, un der stand and fol low all in struc tions in the Op er a tion section of this man u al.
  • Page 7 4. SLIDE MOWER UNDER TRACTOR (See Fig. 7) • Bring belt forward and check belt for proper routing in all mower pulley grooves. NOTE: Be sure mower side suspension arms (A) are point- ing forward before sliding mower under tractor. •...
  • Page 8 ANTI-SWAY BAR (S) LOCATION Fig. 9 NOTE: Depending on model, bracket (T) may be differ- ent than shown but hole for anti-sway bar will be in same position/location. • Pivot the integrated washer end of anti-sway bar (S) towards mower deck bracket on right side of mower. Insert integrated washer end of bar into hole in rear mower bracket (D).
  • Page 9 9 INSTALL BELT ON ENGINE CLUTCH PULLEY (M) (See Fig. 6 & 14) • Disengage belt tension rod (K) from locking bracket (L). • Install belt onto engine clutch pulley (M). M. ENGINE CLUTCH PULLEY Fig. 14 IMPORTANT: Check belt for proper routing in all mower pulley grooves and under mandrel covers.
  • Page 10: Operation

    These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning. REVERSE NEUTRAL REVERSE ENGINE OFF OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS) LIGHTS ON BATTERY FUEL ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT CLUTCH DISENGAGED CLUTCH ENGAGED FREE WHEEL (Automatic Models only) Failure to follow instructions could result in serious injury or death.
  • Page 11 KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and ad just ments. Save this manual for future reference. Our tractors conform to the applicable safety standards of the American National Standards Institute. (A) ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to raise and lower the mower or other attachments mounted to your trac tor.
  • Page 12 The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye dam age. Always wear safety glass es or eye shields while operating your tractor or per form ing any ad just ments or repairs. We rec om mend standard safety glasses or a wide vision safety mask worn over spectacles.
  • Page 13 TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD (See Fig. 19) The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the motion control lever. (J) Fig. 19 • Start tractor with motion control le ver in neutral position. • Release parking brake. • Slowly move motion control lever to desired position.
  • Page 14 REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS) (See Fig. 23) Your tractor is equipped with a Reverse Operation System (ROS). Any attempt by the operator to travel in the reverse direction with the attachment clutch engaged will shut off the engine unless ignition key is placed in the ROS "ON" position.
  • Page 15: Before Starting The Engine

    BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL The engine in your tractor has been shipped, from the factory, already filled with sum mer weight oil. • Check engine oil with tractor on level ground. • Remove oil fill cap/dipstick and wipe clean, reinsert the dipstick and screw cap tight, wait for a few seconds, remove and read oil level.
  • Page 16: Mowing Tips

    PURGE TRANSMISSION CAUTION: Never engage or disengage freewheel lever while the engine is run ning. To ensure proper operation and performance, it is rec om- mend ed that the transmission be purged before operating tractor for the first time. This procedure will remove any trapped air inside the transmission which may have de vel- oped during shipping of your tractor.
  • Page 17: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Check Brake Operation Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence & ROS Systems Check for Loose Fasteners Check/Replace Mower Blades Lubrication Chart Check Battery Level Clean Battery and Terminals Check Transaxle Cooling Check Mower Levelness ck V-Belts Check Engine Oil Level Change Engine Oil (with oil filter) Change Engine Oil (without oil filter) Clean Air Filter...
  • Page 18: Maintenance

    TRACTOR Always observe safety rules when per form ing any main te nance. BRAKE OPERATION If tractor requires more than five (5) feet to stop at highest speed in high est gear on a level, dry concrete or paved surface, then brake must be checked and ad just ed. (See “TO CHECK BRAKE”...
  • Page 19: Clean Air Screen

    TRANSAXLE MAINTENANCE The transmission fan and cooling fins should be kept clean to assure proper cooling. Do not attempt to clean fan or transmission while engine is running or while the transmission is hot. To prevent pos- si ble damage to seals, do not use high pressure water or steam to clean transmission.
  • Page 20: Deck Washout Port

    IN-LINE FUEL FILTER (See Fig. 29) The fuel filter should be replaced once each season. If fuel filter becomes clogged, ob struct ing fuel flow to car bu re tor, re place ment is re quired. • With engine cool, remove filter and plug fuel line sec tions. •...
  • Page 21: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: TO AVOID SE RI OUS IN JU RY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS: • Depress brake pedal fully and set parking brake. • Place motion control lever in neutral position. • Place attachment clutch in “DISENGAGED” position. •...
  • Page 22 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO LEVEL MOWER Make sure tires are properly inflated to the PSI shown on tires. If tires are over or under inflated, it may affect the appearance of your lawn and lead you to think the mower is not adjusted properly.
  • Page 23: Front Wheel Toe-In/Cam Ber

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT (See Fig. 38) Park the tractor on level surface. En gage parking brake. For as sis tance, there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest. BELT REMOVAL - 1.
  • Page 24 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL LEVER NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT (See Fig. 40) The motion control lever has been pre set at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary. • Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the right rear wheel, and lightly tighten.
  • Page 25: Interlocks And Relays

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS REPLACING BATTERY (See Fig. 42) WARNING: Do not short battery ter mi- nals by allowing a wrench or any other object to contact both terminals at the same time. Before connecting battery, remove metal bracelets, wristwatch bands, rings, etc. Positive terminal must be connected first to prevent sparking from ac ci den tal grounding.
  • Page 26: Storage

    Immediately prepare your tractor for storage at the end of the season or if the tractor will not be used for 30 days or more. WARNING: Never store the trac tor with gas o line in the tank inside a building where fumes may reach an open flame or spark.
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting Points

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE 1. Out of fuel. Will not start 2. Engine not “CHOKED” properly. 3. Engine flooded. 4. Bad spark plug. 5. Dirty air filter. 6. Dirty fuel filter. 7. Water in fuel. 8. Loose or damaged wiring. 9.
  • Page 28 TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE Engine continues 1. Faulty operator-safety presence control system. to run when oper- ator leaves seat with attachment clutch engaged 1. Worn, bent or loose blade. Poor cut - uneven 2. Mower deck not level. 3. Buildup of grass, leaves, trash under mower. 4.
  • Page 29: Wheels And Tires

    532 42 89-34 Decal, Replacement 532 16 69-60 Decal, Bypass 532 43 03-73 Pad, Footrest, LH 532 43 03-72 Pad, Footrest, RH 532 43 00-01 Manual, Owner's English 432 43 00-02 Manual, Owner's Spanish PART DESCRIPTION 532 05 91-92 Cap, Valve, Tire...
  • Page 31 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LGT2554 (96045001502), PRODUCT NO. 960 45 00-15 ELECTRICAL T07S With 12V Outlet Option With Service Minder Option...
  • Page 32 ELECTRICAL PART DESCRIPTION 532 16 34-65 Battery 874 76 04-12 Bolt Hex Hd 1/4-20 unc x 3/4 532 18 64-91 Battery Box 532 17 61-38 Switch Interlock 532 18 37-59 Harness Socket Light 532 00 41-52 Bulb, Light #1156 532 40 02-53 Cable Battery 532 41 28-95 Cable Starter...
  • Page 33 CHASSIS chassis-tex_TEX GT HUSQ_65_r1...
  • Page 34 CHASSIS PART DESCRIPTION 532 40 50-12 Logo 532 40 87-01 Dash 532 41 10-46 Hood Asm. 532 19 89-07 Lens LH 532 40 86-07 Grille Asm. 532 19 89-06 Lens RH 532 19 61-25 Plate Engine 817 06 05-12 Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4 532 40 18-25 Fender 873 68 05-00...
  • Page 35 DRIVE drive-tex_K46_fender_6_r1...
  • Page 36 DRIVE PART DESCRIPTION - - - - - - - - - Transaxle, TUFFTORQ K46 AW (Internal parts not available) 532 18 62-11 532 19 98-44 Hub Asm. Wheel Rear 22" TX GT .06 532 14 00-80 Bolt Hub Wheel Rear 819 13 13-16 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 Ga.
  • Page 37 ENGINE 21 20 engine-tex_Kohl_19 PART DESCRIPTION - - - - - - - - - Engine Kohl Model No. SV730-0034 532 14 97-23 Muffler 532 19 43-20 Keeper Belt Engine 532 17 93-35 Clutch Electric 532 19 43-43 Pulley Engine 532 19 34-99 Tank Fuel 4.0 532 19 42-67...
  • Page 38: Seat Assembly

    SEAT ASSEMBLY seat-tex_6.5SL_3 PART DESCRIPTION 532 42 40-68 Seat 532 18 01-66 Bracket Pivot Fender 532 14 06-75 Strap, Asm Fender 873 80 06-00 Nut, Lock w/Ins. 3/8-16 unc 532 12 41-81 Spring, Seat Cprsn 532 17 18-77 Bolt 5/16-18 unc x 3/4 w/Sems 532 19 69-77 Pan, Seat 532 17 18-52...
  • Page 39 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. LGT2554 (96045001502), PRODUCT NO. 960 45 00-15 STEERING ASSEMBLY steering-tex_HUSQSR_7...
  • Page 40: Steering Assembly

    STEERING ASSEMBLY PART DESCRIPTION 532 41 64-80 Wheel, Steering 532 19 59-68 Axle Asm., Front 532 40 30-89 Spindle Asm., LH 532 40 30-90 Spindle Asm., RH 532 12 49-31 Bearing, Race Thrust Harden 532 12 17-48 Washer 25/32 x 1-5/8 x 16 Ga. 812 00 00-29 Ring, Clip #T5304-75 532 12 12-32...
  • Page 41: Mower Deck

    MOWER DECK mower_deck 54-tex_16...
  • Page 42 MOWER DECK PART DESCRIPTION 532 40 31-25 Deck Weldment Mower 532 19 60-66 Cover Mandrel LH 532 19 71-81 Cover Mandrel RH 532 19 30-03 Bolt 7/16 Asm. Blade 532 18 72-56 Blade Bagging 532 18 72-55 Blade Mulching 532 40 48-51 Rod Anti Sway 532 18 72-91 Shaft Asm.
  • Page 43: Mower Lift

    MOWER LIFT lift-tex_23 PART DESCRIPTION 532 42 20-27 Shaft Asm., Lift 532 19 52-30 Lever Asm., Lift RH 532 41 15-55 Grip, Lever 532 19 63-14 Spring Torsion 532 19 42-09 Pin Cotter 7/16 Bow Tie Lock 532 19 53-04 Spring Lift Assist 819 19 19-12 Washer Clear Zinc...
  • Page 45: Warranty

    (e.g., engines and transmissions) are excluded from coverage, and other limitations apply, as described in this document. Husqvarna will repair or replace at its discretion, any defective product or part covered by the Limited Warranty, free of charge at any authorized Husqvarna Servicing Dealer/Center using original OEM Husqvarna replacement parts, subject to the limitations and exclusions described below.
  • Page 46 Husqvarna unit to an authorized Husqvarna Servicing Dealer/Center and arrange for pick-up or return of your unit after the repairs have been made. If you do not know the location of your nearest authorized Husqvarna Servicing Dealer, call Husqvarna, at 1-800-487-5951 during the hours of 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, or visit
  • Page 47 ** See reference 1 (b) of the warranty statement. RZ - Two (2) Year Consumer warranty, parts & labor, with Hydro-Gear Distributor network. EZ - One (1) Year Commercial warranty, parts & labor, with Husqvarna. Two (2) Year Consumer warranty, parts & labor, with Hydro-Gear Distributor network.
  • Page 48 ** See reference 1 (b) of the warranty statement. RZ - Two (2) Year Consumer warranty, parts & labor, with Hydro-Gear Distributor network. EZ - One (1) Year Commercial warranty, parts & labor, with Husqvarna. Two (2) Year Consumer warranty, parts & labor, with Hydro-Gear Distributor network.

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