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YTH2042
Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 03131 YTH2042 Owner's Manual...
  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers DANDER: 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. • Do not operate machine without the entire grass catcher, WARNING: In order to prevent ac- discharge guard, or other safety devices in place and ci den tal starting when setting up,...
  • Page 3 SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers III. CHILDREN GENERAL SERVICE • Never operate machine in a closed area. Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to • Keep all nuts and bolts tight to be sure the equipment the presence of children.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES Gasoline Capacity 2.50 Gallons • Read and observe the safety rules. and type: Unleaded Regular • Follow a regular schedule in maintaining, caring for Oil Type (API-SG-SL): SAE 30 (above 32°F) and using your tractor. SAE 5W-30 (below 32°F) •...
  • Page 5: Assembly

    UNASSEMBLED PARTS Slope Sheet (1) Oil Drain Tube (2) Keys ASSEMBLY Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping puposes. When right or left hand is mentioned in this man ual, it means ADJUST SEAT (See Fig.
  • Page 6: Check Tire Pressure

    ASSEMBLY TO DRIVE TRAC TOR OFF SKID (See Op- ✓CHECKLIST er a tion section for location and function of BEFORE YOU OPERATE YOUR NEW TRAC TOR, WE con trols) WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE BEST PER- • Be sure all the above assembly steps have been com- FORMANCE AND SATISFACTION FROM THIS QUALITY pleted.
  • Page 7: Operation

    OPERATION These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their mean- ing. FAST SLOW REVERSE HIGH NEUTRAL CHOKE IGNITION SWITCH ENGINE START MOWER HEIGHT MOWER LIFT REVERSE ENGINE ON PARKING BRAKE ENGINE OFF OPERATION SYSTEM (ROS)
  • Page 8 OPERATION 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. FIG.
  • Page 9 OPERATION 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 OPERATION SYSTEM CHARACTERISTICS NOTE: Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a flat level surface. The cruise control should only be used while mowing or transporting on relatively smooth, straight surfaces. Other • Adjust mower to desired cutting height (See “TO AD- con di tions such as trimming at slow speeds may cause the JUST MOWER CUT TING HEIGHT”...
  • Page 11 OPERATION USING THE REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM - Transmission Engaged Only use if you are certain no children or other bystanders will enter the mowing area. • Depress brake pedal all the way down. • With engine running, turn ignition key counterclockwise to ROS "ON"...
  • Page 12: Service And Ad Just Ments

    OPERATION CAUTION: Alcohol blended fuels (called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol) can attract moisture which leads to sep a ra tion and for ma tion of acids during storage. Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an engine while in storage. To avoid engine problems, the fuel system should be emptied before stor age of 30 days or longer.
  • Page 13: Mowing Tips

    OPERATION MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing per- formance. See “TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING” in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual. • The left hand side of mower should be used for trim- ming.
  • Page 14: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE BEFORE EVERY EVERY EVERY EVERY EVERY BEFORE MAINTENANCE EACH SEASON STORAGE SCHEDULE HOURS HOURS HOURS HOURS 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...
  • Page 15: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE TRACTOR CAUTION: Use only a replacement blade approved by the manufacturer of your Always observe safety rules when per form ing any main- tractor. Using a blade not approved te nance. by the manufacturer of your tractor is BRAKE OPERATION hazardous, could damage your tractor and void your warranty.
  • Page 16: Clean Air Screen

    MAINTENANCE V-BELTS • Remove yellow cap from end of drain valve and install the drain tube onto the fitting. Check V-belts for deterioration and wear after 100 hours of operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not OIL DRAIN VALVE ad just able.
  • Page 17 MAINTENANCE IN-LINE FUEL FILTER (See Fig. 16) 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 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 FRONT LINK (E) - Work from left side of trac- tor. Insert rod end of link assembly through front hole in tractor front suspension bracket (F). • Insert end of link (E) into hole in front mower bracket and secure with washer and retainer spring (J).
  • Page 20 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO LEVEL MOWER • If adjustment is necessary, see step in Visual Adjust- ment instructions above. Make sure tires are properly inflated to the PSI shown on • Recheck measurements, adjust if necessary until both tires. If tires are over or under inflated, it may affect the sides are equal.
  • Page 21 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS BELT INSTALLATION - TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT • Install new belt from tractor rear to front, over the steer- (See Fig. 25) ing plate (H) and above clutch brake pedal shaft (J). Park the tractor on level surface. En gage parking brake. •...
  • Page 22 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY TO CHECK BRAKE (See Fig. 28) 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 serviced.
  • Page 23: To Remove Hood And Grill Assembly

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB REPLACING BATTERY (See Fig. 29 AND 30) • Raise hood. • Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the WARNING: Do not short battery ter- grill. mi nals by allowing a wrench or any •...
  • Page 24: Storage

    STORAGE Immediately prepare your tractor for storage at the end ENGINE of the season or if the tractor will not be used for 30 days or more. FUEL SYSTEM IMPORTANT: IT IS IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM DEPOSITS WARNING: Never store the trac tor with FROM FORMING IN ES SEN TIAL FUEL SYSTEM PARTS SUCH gas o line in the tank inside a building AS CARBURETOR, FUEL FIL TER, FUEL HOSE, OR TANK...
  • Page 25: Trou Ble Shoot Ing

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start Out of fuel. Fill fuel tank. Engine not “CHOKED” properly. See “TO START ENGINE” in Operation section. Engine flooded. Wait several minutes before attempting to start. Bad spark plug. Replace spark plug. Weak or dead battery.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting Points

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Engine dies when Reverse operation system Turn ignition key to tractor is shifted (ROS) is not "ON" while ROS "ON" position. into reverse mower or other attachment See Operation section. is engaged. Engine continues to run Faulty operator-safety presence control system.
  • Page 27 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 SCHEMATIC 02929-194276_Regulated-Tex BATTERY SOLENOID STARTER FUSE BLACK ELECTRIC CLUTCH WHITE BLACK WHITE WHITE GRAY CLUTCH/BRAKE (PEDAL UP) BLACK REVERSE SWITCH PTO SWITCH (NOT IN REVERSE) (DISENGAGED) BLACK BLACK BLACK...
  • Page 28: Repair Parts

    TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 ELECTRICAL 400449...
  • Page 29 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 ELECTRICAL PART DESCRIPTION 532 16 34-65 Battery 874 76 04-12 Bolt Hex Hd 1/4-20 unc x 3/4 532 19 32-28 Battery Box 532 17 61-38 Switch Interlock 532 18 37-59 Harness Socket Light...
  • Page 30 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 CHASSIS chassis-tex_50-gt-husq...
  • Page 31 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 CHASSIS PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 40 50-12 Logo 532 40 28-43 Console Asm. Deck Lift 532 40 87-03 Dash 532 40 30-48 Vent Side Hood RH 532 41 10-46 Hood...
  • Page 32 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 DRIVE drive-tex_38-Husq Tuff Torq...
  • Page 33 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 DRIVE PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 40 53-84 Transaxle, TUFFTORQ K46 872 11 06-16 Bolt RDHD SQNK 3/8-16UNC x 2 (Internal parts not available) 532 13 70-57 Spacer Split...
  • Page 34: Steering Assembly

    TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 STEERING ASSEMBLY 53 8 steering-tex_4-husq PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 873 94 08-00 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1/2-20 unf 532 19 39-43 Wheel, Steering 532 19 59-68 Axle Asm., Front 532 18 89-67 Washer Hardened .793 x 1.637 x...
  • Page 35: Mower Lift

    TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 MOWER LIFT lift-tex_5 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 19 52-23 Shaft Asm., Lift 532 19 51-81 Link Lift Susp Mower Rear 532 19 52-31 Lever Asm., Lift 817 06 06-12 Screw 3/8-16 x .75 Smgml Tap/R.Z 532 41 15-55 Grip, Lever 532 19 52-70 Link Lift Susp.
  • Page 36 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 ENGINE OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester engine-bs-1cyl-tex_4...
  • Page 37 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 ENGINE PART DESCRIPTION - - - - - - Engine Briggs Model No. 31P977 532 13 73-52 Muffler 532 19 43-20 Keeper Belt Engine 532 40 54-71 Pulley Engine...
  • Page 38: Seat Assembly

    TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 SEAT ASSEMBLY seat-tex_7-vgt PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 19 75-18 Seat 873 80 05-00 Nut, Lock 5/16-18 unc 532 18 01-66 Bracket Pivot Fender 532 19 76-61 Handle Slide Seat...
  • Page 39 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 DECALS PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 41 06-42 Decal, Panel Side 532 40 21-04 Decal, Operator's 532 40 28-32 Decal, Hood Logo 532 40 21-28 Decal, Hood Insert 532 18 09-41 Decal Hood Cust Resp.
  • Page 40: Mower Deck

    TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 MOWER DECK 42_D_man-Tex_LT_5...
  • Page 41 TRACTOR - MODEL NO. YTH2042 (96043003200), PRODUCT NO. 960 43 00-32 MOWER DECK PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 532 40 29-99 Deck Weldment Mower 532 14 10-43 Guard, Tuv Idler 532 12 46-70 Retainer Spring 532 19 74-02 Arm Brake Mower...
  • Page 42 SERVICE NOTES...
  • Page 44 532 41 03-79 Rev 2 02.26.07 JS Printed in U.S.A.

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