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07002
917.240460
(YTH20K46)
Owner's Manual
Gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol (E10) is acceptable for use in this machine.
The use of any gasoline exceeding 10% ethanol (E10) will void the product warranty.
532 44 14-57 Rev, 1

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  • Page 1 07002 917.240460 (YTH20K46) Owner's Manual Gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol (E10) is acceptable for use in this machine. The use of any gasoline exceeding 10% ethanol (E10) will void the product warranty. 532 44 14-57 Rev, 1...
  • 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 wire and place...
  • 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 2.5 Gallons (9,5 L) and type: Unleaded Regular Oil Type (API-SG-SL): SAE 10W30 (above 32°F/0°C) SAE 5W30 (below 32°F/0°C) Oil Capacity: W/ Filter: W/O Filter: Spark Plug: Champion RC12YC (Gap: .030") Ground Speed (MPH): Forward: Reverse: Charging System 15 Amps @ 3600 RPM Battery: AMP/HR:...
  • Page 5: Assembly

    UNASSEMBLED PARTS (2) Keys Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes. TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY A socket wrench set will make assembly easier. Stan dard wrench sizes are listed. (1) 1/2"...
  • Page 6: Check Tire Pressure

    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. Be sure tractor is in a well-ventilated area.
  • Page 7: 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 8 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 9 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 10 TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD (See Fig. 7) The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the forward and reverse drive pedals. • Start tractor and release parking brake. • Slowly depress forward (K) or reverse (L) drive pedal to begin movement.
  • Page 11 Fig. 10 CAUTION: Do not operate the mower without either the en tire grass catcher, on mowers so equipped, or the deflector shield (S) in place. REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS) (See Fig. 11) Your tractor is equipped with a Reverse Operation System (ROS).
  • Page 12: 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 13: 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 14: 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 Clean Debris Off Steering Plate ck Transaxle Cooling Check Mower Levelness ck V-Belts Check Engine Oil Level Change Engine Oil (with oil filter)
  • Page 15: 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 16: Engine Lubrication

    V-BELTS Check V-belts for deterioration and wear after 100 hours of operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not ad just able. Re place belts if they begin to slip from wear. TRANSAXLE COOLING The transmission fan and cooling fins should be kept clean to assure proper cooling.
  • Page 17: Spark Plugs

    SPARK PLUGS Replace spark plugs at the beginning of each mowing season or after every 100 hours of operation, whichever occurs first. Spark plug type and gap setting are shown in “PROD UCT SPECIFICATIONS” section of this manual. IN-LINE FUEL FILTER (See Fig. 17) The fuel filter should be replaced once each season.
  • Page 18: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SER VICE OR AD JUST MENTS: • Depress brake pedal fully and set parking brake. • Place attachment clutch in “DISENGAGED” position. • Turn ignition key to “STOP” and remove key. •...
  • Page 19 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS • ATTACH MOWER SIDE SUSPENSION ARMS (A) TO CHASSIS - Position hole in arm over pin (B) on outside of tractor chassis and secure with retainer spring. • Repeat on opposite side of tractor. Fig. 21 • ATTACH REAR LIFT LINKS (C) - Lift rear corner of mower and position slot in link assembly over pin (D) on rear mower bracket and secure with washer and...
  • Page 20 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 21: To Replace Mower Blade Drive Belt

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT (See Fig. 30) The mower blade drive belt may be replaced without tools. Park the tractor on level surface. Engage parking brake. BELT REMOVAL - • Remove mower from tractor (See “TO REMOVE MOW ER”...
  • Page 22 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS FRONT WHEEL TOE-IN/CAMBER Your new tractor front wheel toe-in and camber is set at the factory and is normal. The front wheel toe-in and camber are not adjustable. If damage has occurred to affect the factory set front wheel toe-in or camber, contact a qualified service center.
  • Page 23: To Replace Headlight Bulb

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB • Raise hood. • Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the grill. • Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill. •...
  • Page 24: 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 25: Trou Ble Shoot Ing

    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 26 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 27: Repair Parts

    SCHEMATIC SCH10 IGNITION SWITCH POSITION CIRCUIT “MAKE” M+G+A1 B+A1 RUN/OVERRIDE B+A1 L+A2 START B + S + A1 03107 BATTERY FUSE AMMETER (OPTIONAL) WHITE CLUTCH/BRAKE BLACK BLACK BLACK BLACK IGNITION UNIT (OPTIONAL) HOUR BLUE METER FUEL LINE BLUE FUEL SHUT-OFF CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT SOLENOID 9-16 AMP DC @ 3600 RPM...
  • Page 28 TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.240460, PRODUCT NO. YTH20K46 ELECTRICAL T06S With 12V Outlet Option With Service Minder Option...
  • Page 29 ELECTRICAL PART DESCRIPTION 532 16 34-65 Battery 874 76 04-12 Bolt Hex Head 1/4-20 x 3/4 532 19 32-28 Box Battery 532 17 61-38 Switch Interlock Push-In 532 40 02-52 Harness Socket Light w/4152J 532 00 41-52 Bulb Light 532 41 28-95 Cable Starter 532 17 51-58 Fuse...
  • Page 30 CHASSIS chassis-tex_GT HUSQ_II_34...
  • Page 31 CHASSIS NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches PART DESCRIPTION 532 43 97-52 Logo Crown 532 43 74-73 Dash 532 44 11-77 Hood 532 43 97-32 Lens LH 532 43 77-62 Grille/Lens Asm. 532 43 97-33 Lens RH 532 19 61-25 Plate Engine 817 06 05-12 Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4...
  • Page 32 TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.240460, PRODUCT NO. YTH20K46 DRIVE drive-tex_K46_pedal_87...
  • Page 33 DRIVE PART DESCRIPTION 532 42 61-20 Transaxle, TUFFTORQ K46 BT (See Transaxle breakdown) 532 12 35-83 Key 819 13 13-16 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 Ga. 532 41 36-78 Spring, Brake 532 19 96-79 Spring Return Cruise 532 40 38-06 Rod, Brake 812 00 00-01 Ring E 532 43 54-86 Rod, Brake, Park 532 12 48-72 Cover, Foot Pedal...
  • Page 34 TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.240460, PRODUCT NO. YTH20K46 ENGINE 21 20 SPARK ARRESTER KIT engine-tex_Kohl_31...
  • Page 35 ENGINE NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches For engine service and replacement parts, call the toll free number for your engine manufacturer listed below: Kohler Co. PART DESCRIPTION 532 43 83-26 Engine Kohler Model No. SV600-3229 532 18 86-55 Muffler 532 19 43-20 Keeper Belt Engine...
  • Page 36 TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.240460, PRODUCT NO. YTH20K46 STEERING ASSEMBLY steering-tex_LEGND2_16_r2...
  • Page 37: Steering Assembly

    STEERING ASSEMBLY NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches PART DESCRIPTION 532 43 97-40 Wheel, Steering 532 19 59-68 Axle Asm., Front 532 40 30-87 Spindle Asm., LH 532 40 30-88 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.
  • Page 38: Seat Assembly

    SEAT ASSEMBLY seat-tex_6.5SL_2 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: Mower Lift

    MOWER LIFT lift-tex_16_r4 PART DESCRIPTION 532 42 20-27 Shaft Asm., Lift 532 19 52-31 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 41 07-10 Spring Lift Assist 819 19 19-12 Washer Clear Zinc...
  • Page 40: Mower Deck

    MOWER DECK 46_tex_lt_pred_27_r1...
  • Page 41 MOWER DECK KEY PART DESCRIPTION 532 44 23-82 Mower Housing 532 40 55-06 Cover Mandrel RH 532 40 55-07 Cover Mandrel LH 532 19 51-86 Arm Suspension 532 41 63-58 Screw #10 x 0.750 BOS Thread 532 19 30-03 Bolt/Washer asm 7/16-20 unf 532 40 53-80 Blade Mower 532 40 31-07...
  • Page 42: Wheels And Tires

    DECALS PART DESCRIPTION 532 41 16-57 Decal, Operators 532 42 91-96 Decal, Badge 532 44 14-81 Decal, Hood Panel SD 532 42 38-29 Decal, Customer Respons. 532 44 14-53 Decal, Replacement 532 14 50-05 Decal, Battery Dnge/Poi 532 17 05-63 Decal, Warning WHEELS AND TIRES wheel_art_1-tex...
  • Page 43: Engine Breakdown

    TUFFTORQ TRANSAXLE MODEL NUMBER K46BT MODEL K46BT 7A646084180 ACTUAL PARTS MAY NOT APPEAR AS SHOWN PART DESCRIPTION 414395 Vent Valve 15 414396 Magnet 414397 Magnet Holder 415923 Pump Shaft/Bearing Kit 414398 Bypass Lever 414399 Sealing Cap 30 414400 Snap Ring C 35 414401 O-Ring 1a P10a 414402...
  • Page 44 KOHL ENGINE - MODEL NO. SV600-3229 CRANKSHAFT 1-20-4 20 043 15-S 20 043 12-S 25 139 27-S 25 139 27-S 25 340 02-S 20 014 09-S 20 014 14-S 20 014 15-S 20 014 20-S 20 014 21-S 20 014 24-S 20 014 26-S 25 086 214-S X-42-15-S...
  • Page 45 KOHL ENGINE - MODEL NO. SV600-3229 CRANKCASE 2-20-22 20 144 05-S 20 468 01-S 62 018 04-S 20 018 04-S 20 108 04-S 20 108 02-S 20 108 03-S 20 108 01-S 20 874 09-S 20 874 05-S 20 874 01-S 20 874 06-S 20 874 15-S 20 874 16-S...
  • Page 46 KOHL ENGINE - MODEL NO. SV600-3229 OIL PAN/LUBRICATION 3-20-40 20 040 08-S 25 153 09-S M-851030-S 25 086 127-S 25 155 02-S 20 032 01-S 20 032 08-S 25 139 60-S 20 041 02-S 20 096 02-S 20 144 03-S M-545013-S 62 380 02-S 20 310 03-S...
  • Page 47 KOHL ENGINE - MODEL NO. SV600-3229 HEAD/VALVE/BREATHER 4-20-19 20 089 03-S 20 173 01-S 20 062 01-S 20 599 01-S 20 086 04-S 20 146 03-S 20 086 03-S 20 599 02-S 20 072 08-S 20 599 03-S 20 186 01-S 20 599 04-S 20 086 04-S 20 041 04-S...
  • Page 48 KOHL ENGINE - MODEL NO. SV600-3229 BLOWER HOUSING & BAFFLES 6-20-7 20 755 11-S 24 086 41-S M-645016-S 20 063 03-S 20 086 06-S 20 098 01-S 20 098 06-S 20 027 02-S 20 027 03-S 20 027 06-S 20 027 07-S 20 027 01-S 20 314 06-S 20 086 06-S...
  • Page 49 KOHL ENGINE - MODEL NO. SV600-3229 FUEL SYSTEM 8-20-132 20 462 01-S 25 050 35-S 25 326 18-S 25 326 08-S 20 126 02-S 20 332 01-S 20 041 18-S 25 431 12-S 20 431 02-S 25 237 14-S 25 111 34-S 20 041 07-S 20 041 17-S 20 265 01-S...
  • Page 50 KOHL ENGINE - MODEL NO. SV600-3229 AIR INTAKE/FILTRATION 10-20-12 12 041 02-S 20 072 04-S 20 083 02-S DECALS 12-20-23 25 113 39-S Actual labels may differ depending on model and specification number. 25 173 33-S 20 094 01-S 20 094 04-S 20 094 06-S 25 326 08-S 20 083 03-S...
  • Page 51 KOHL ENGINE - MODEL NO. SV600-3229 Crankshaft 1-20-4 Part No. Description 20 014 32-S CRANKSHFT ASSY USE 20 014 43-S (includes 25 139 27-S) 25 139 27-S PLUG, CUP X-42-15-S KEY, 3/16’’ X 5/8’’ 20 043 15-S GEAR, CRANKSHAFT 25 086 214-S SCREW, LINK PIVOT 20 186 04-S LINKAGE, BALANCE WEIGHT...
  • Page 52 KOHL ENGINE - MODEL NO. SV600-3229 Engine Controls 9-20-8 Part No. Description 20 536 06-S KIT, SPEED CONTROL ASSEMBLY (INCLUDES 25 086 297-S, 20 089 12-S, M- 66420-S [QTY.1], 20 089 11-S, 20 086 18-S, 20 086 10-S , 12 089 11-S) 25 086 297-S KIT, IDLE ADJ SCREW &...
  • Page 54 SERVICE NOTES...
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  • Page 56 02.15.11 BAD Printed in the U.S.A.

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