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Please read these instructions carefully and make
sure you understand them before using the machine.
MANUAL NO. 539107291 REV. IR (05/29/02)
968999204 / iZ4218KAA
968999205 / iZ4818KAA
968999206 / iZ4821KAA
968999207 / iZ5223KAA
968999208 / iZ5223KOA
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  • Page 1: Operators Manual

    Operators manual Please read these instructions carefully and make sure you understand them before using the machine. MANUAL NO. 539107291 REV. IR (05/29/02) Models: 968999204 / iZ4218KAA 968999205 / iZ4818KAA 968999206 / iZ4821KAA 968999207 / iZ5223KAA 968999208 / iZ5223KOA...
  • Page 2: Technical Assistance

    Congratulations on the purchase of your HUSQVARNA mower. This manual has been prepared for the owners and operators of the models called out on the front cover of this manual. Read, understand and follow the safety and operating instructions. ! WARNING Failure to follow cautious operating practices can result in serious injury to the operator or other persons.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... 4 General use and saftey rules ... 4,5 Driving on slopes ... 5 Children safety ... 5 Service safety ... 5,6 Transportation ... 6 PRESENTATION ... 7 SETUP AND ADJUSTMENTS... 8 Setup ... 8 Cutting height ... 8 Mower deck leveling ...
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT ! This cutting machine is capable of amputat- ing hands and feet and throwing objects. Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death. FIG - 1 General use and safety rules: Read , understand and follow all instructions in the manual and on the machine before start- ing.
  • Page 5: Driving On Slopes

    Use extra care when loading and unloading the machine onto a trailer or truck. Never pull anything with the machine unless it is an authorized attachment from Husqvarna. A pull type trailer will not allow zero turn capabili- ties and could cause serious injury or damage to machine.
  • Page 6: Transportation

    Always use caution when handling them. The machine is tested for safety and approved only for equipment supplied or recommended by Husqvarna. Check the functioning of the brakes regularly. Adjust and maintain them as needed. Transportation Use a heavy duty trailer to haul the machine.
  • Page 7: Presentation

    Presentation Thank you for buying a HUSQVARNA! Before operating your new mower, read, understand and follow the safety instructions and other directions in this manual. Motion Control Levers Fuel Cap Lawnmowers and all power equipment, can be potentially dangerous if used improperly.
  • Page 8: Setup And Adjustments

    WARNING: No settings or adjustments are to be made unless: Engine is stopped, key has been removed, park brake is on and battery cable removed from battery. Setup Uncrate machine. Mount rear drive wheels using the lug nuts installed on the hubs. Check the tire pressure in all four tires.
  • Page 9: Mower Deck Leveling

    Mower Deck Leveling Position machine on a flat surface. Preferably level concrete. Check the tire pressure in all four tires. Inflation should be 15 psi. Place 2x4’s on edge under the cutting deck from front to rear and lower the deck down onto 2x4’s.
  • Page 10: Park Brake Adj

    Park Brake Adjustment 1. Stop engine and remove key. Release park brake and measure the length of the spring. The distance between the washer on each end of the spring should be 2-7/8". FIG - 7 2. If adjustment is needed, loosen the nut below the spring.
  • Page 11: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Run engine full throttle to make sure wheels do not rotate. Readjust if any rotation occurs. Repeat the whole process for the opposite side and tighten the nuts against the ball joints. Turn machine off. Reinstall the seat rod and check the wiring harness to the seat safety switch for a good connection and return the seat to the normal position.
  • Page 12: Controls

    By moving the levers an equal amount forward or back the machine will move in a straight line in that direction. FIG - 10 Movement of either lever forward will cause the right or left wheel to rotate in a forward direction. To stop movement pull both levers into the neutral position.
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    Annual inspection and maintenance from an authorized Husqvarna dealer is recommended to keep your machine in the best condition mechanically and ensures safe operation. Engine oil Should be checked daily before starting the machine.
  • Page 14: Hardware

    Hardware Check daily. Inspect the entire machine for loose or missing hardware. Air filter See engine manufacturers specifications for cleaning and replacement intervals. Hydraulic system Check oil level in tank daily. Oil level should be 3/4” to 1” below the top of the tank. Check all fittings, hoses and lines for damage or leaks.
  • Page 15: Pump Belt

    Pump belt Check belt every 100 hours for excessive wear. To replace belt. Relieve tension on the deck belt and remove deck belt from clutch. See deck belt instructions on previous page. Loosen bolt on the clutch tie down and rotate out of the way. Using a 1/2”...
  • Page 16: Torque Specifications

    Torque Specifications · Engine crankshaft bolt · Deck pulley bolts · Hydraulic tube nuts · Wheel motor hub nut · Lug nuts · Blade bolt · Standard ¼” fasteners · Standard 5/16” fasteners · Standard 3/8” fasteners · Standard 7/16” fasteners ·...
  • Page 17: Maintenance Schedule

    Maintenance Engine (4) Check oil level Change oil and filter (1) Clean the air filter’s (3) Replace air filter’s (3) Check for fuel and oil leakage Clean cooling flanges (3) Check cooling air inlet Check fuel pump’s air filter Replace fuel filter Replace plugs Hydraulics Check oil level...
  • Page 18: Trouble Shooting

    PROBLEM ENGINE WILL NOT START. MACHINE WILL NOT MOVE OR MOVES SLOWLY OR HARD. BLADES WILL NOT ENGAGE. UNEVEN CUT CUT IS RAGGED MACHINE VIBRATION POSSIBLE CAUSES Blade switch on. Drive levers not in the neutral slots. Operator not in seat. Park brake disengaged.