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Operator's Manual

Z5426

/ 968999508

Z4219

/ 968999511

Z4824

/ 968999512

Z4220

/ 968999655

Z4619

/ 968999656

Z4824BF

/ 968999517

Z4220BF /

968999685

Z4219BF

/

968999763

Z4619BF /

968999764

Z5426BF

/

968999765

Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.

English

©2008 HTC. All rights reserved. Beatrice, NE. Printed in U.S.A.

Contents

INTRODUCTION.................................................................

5

Congratulations............................................................

5

General.........................................................................

5

Driving and Transport on Public Roads........................

5

Towing..........................................................................

5

Operating......................................................................

5

Good Service................................................................

6

Manufacturing Number.................................................

6

SYMBOLS AN DECALS.....................................................

7

SAFETY..............................................................................

9

Safety Instructions........................................................

9

General Operation........................................................

9

Personal Safety Equipment........................................

11

Slope Operation.........................................................

11

General Maintenance.................................................

14

Transport....................................................................

16

Customer Responsibilities..........................................

16

CONTROLS......................................................................

17

Steering Control Levers..............................................

18

Tracking......................................................................

18

Seat Adjustment Knobs..............................................

19

Fuses..........................................................................

19

Bypass Linkages........................................................

19

Refueling....................................................................

20

Blade switch...............................................................

21

Ignition Switch............................................................

21

Choke Control............................................................

21

Throttle Control...........................................................

22

Hour Meter.................................................................

22

Parking Brake.............................................................

22

Accessories................................................................

23

Training.......................................................................

24

Steering......................................................................

24

Before Starting...........................................................

25

Starting the Engine.....................................................

25

Weak Battery..............................................................

28

Jumper Cables...........................................................

28

Running......................................................................

29

Operating on Hills.......................................................

30

Mowing Tips ..............................................................

31

Stopping the Engine...................................................

32

Manual Transport.......................................................

33

MAINTENANCE................................................................

34

Maintenance Schedule...............................................

34

Battery........................................................................

36

Ignition System...........................................................

37

Safety System............................................................

37

Engine Cooling Air Intake...........................................

38

Throttle Cable.............................................................

38

Replacing the Air Filter...............................................

39

Kohler Engine.............................................................

39

Briggs & Stratton Engine............................................

40

Fuel Filter...................................................................

42

Parking Brake.............................................................

42

V-belts........................................................................

43

Deck belt....................................................................

43

EZT belt......................................................................

44

Checking the Blades..................................................

45

Blade replacement.....................................................

45

Adjusting the Mower Deck..........................................

46

Leveling......................................................................

46

Gauge Wheels............................................................

48

Cleaning.....................................................................

49

Caster Wheels............................................................

49

Hardware....................................................................

49

LUBRICATION..................................................................

50

Lubrication Schedule..................................................

50

General.......................................................................

50

Caster wheels.............................................................

51

Engine Oil...................................................................

51

Oil Level ....................................................................

52

Changing the Oil Filter................................................

52

Transmission..............................................................

52

TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE..........................................

53

Winter Storage...........................................................

55

Service.......................................................................

55

WIRING DIAGRAMS.........................................................

56

Technical Data..................................................................

58

Accessories................................................................

64

Torque Specifications.................................................

64

USA requirements......................................................

65

CONFORMITY CERTIFICATES.......................................

65

SERVICE JOURNAL.........................................................

66

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WARNING!

Failure to follow cautious operating practices can result in serious injury to the operator or other persons. The owner must understand these instructions, and must allow only trained persons who understand these instructions to operate the mower.

Each person operating the mower must be of sound mind and body and must not be under the influence of any mind altering substance.

WARNING!

Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

WARNING!

Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.

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INTRODUCTION

Congratulations

Thank you for purchasing a Husqvarna ride-onmower. This machine is built for superior efficiency to rapidly mow primarily large areas. A control panel easily accessible to the operator and a hydrostatic transmission regulated by steering controls both contribute to the machine’s performance.

This manual is a valuable document. Read the contents carefully before using or servicing the machine. The following of instructions (use, service, maintenance, etc.) by all who operate this machine is important for the safety of the operator and others. It can also considerably increase the life span of the machine and increase its resale value.

If you sell your machine, be sure to give the operator’s manual to the new owner.

The final chapter of this operator’s manual provides a Service Journal. Ensure that service and repair work are documented. A well-keptservice journal reduces service costs for the maintenance and affects the machine’s resale value. Please contact your dealer for more information. Take the operator’s manual along when the machine is taken to your dealer for service.

General

In this operator’s manual, left and right, backward and forward are used in relation to the machine’s normal driving direction.

Continuous dedication to improve our products require that specifications and design are subject to change without notice.

Driving and Transport on Public Roads

Check applicable road traffic regulations before transporting on public roads. If the machine is transported, you must always use approved fastening equipment and ensure that the machine is well anchored. DO NOT operate this machine on public roadways.

Towing

Do not tow this machine, it may cause damage to the drive system.

Do not tow any trailers, etc. with this mower. They may jackknife or overturn causing damage to the mower and possible serious injury to the operator.

Operating

This machine is constructed only for mowing grass on lawns and even ground without obstacles such as stones, tree stumps, etc. The machine can also be used for other tasks when equipped with special accessories provided by the manufacturer. Operating instructions for the accessories are provided with delivery. All other types of uses are incorrect. The manufacturer’s directions concerning operation, maintenance, and repairs must be carefully followed.

Lawn mowers and all power equipment, can be potentially dangerous if used improperly. Safety requires good judgement, careful use in accordance with these instructions and common sense.

The machine must only be operated, maintained, and repaired by persons familiar with the machine’s special characteristics and who are also knowledgeable about the safety instructions. Use only approved repair parts to maintain this machine.

Accident prevention regulations, other general safety regulations, occupational safety rules, and traffic regulations must be followed without fail.

Unauthorized modifications to the design of the machine may absolve the manufacturer from liability for any resulting personal injury or property damage.

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INTRODUCTION

Good Service

Husqvarna’s products are sold all over the world and only in specialized retail stores with complete service. This ensures that you as a customer receive only the best support and service. Before the product is delivered, the machine has, for example, been inspected and adjusted by your retailer. See the certificate in the Service Journal in this operator’s manual.

When you need spare parts or support in service questions, warranty issues, etc., please consult the following professional:

 

 

 

This Operator’s Manual belongs to the machine with

Engine

Transmission

the manufacturing number:

 

 

 

 

 

Manufacturing Number

The machine’s manufacturing number can be found on the printed plate affixed to the left in the engine compartment. Stated on the plate, from the top are:

The machine’s type designation (I.D.).

The manufacturer’s type number (Model).

The machine’s serial number (Serial no.)

Please have the type designation and serial number available when ordering spare parts.

The engine’s manufacturing number is stamped on one of the valve covers. The plate states:

The engine’s model.

The engine’s type.

Code

Please have these available when ordering spare parts.

The wheel motors and hydrostatic pumps have a barcode decal affixed at the rear.

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symbols and decals

These symbols are found on the machine and in the operator’s manual.

Study them carefully so that you know what they mean.

WARNING!

Xxxx xxxxxx xxxxx xxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. xx xxxxxxxx xxxx xxxxxx.

Used in this publication to notify the reader of a risk of personal injury or death, particularly if the reader should neglect to follow instructions given in the manual.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Xxxx xxxxxx xxxxx xxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. xx xxxxxxxx xxxx xxxxxx.

Used in this publication to notify the reader of a risk of material damage, particularly if the reader should neglect to follow instructions given in the manual. Used also when there is a potential for misuse or misassembly.

R N

Reverse Neutral Fast Slow Choke Fuel

P

Warning!

Parking Brake

CE conformity

Warning! Rotating blades,

Do not touch parts

 

 

marking. Only for

keep away from the

 

 

 

European market

discharge deck

 

Battery acid is corrosive, explosive and flammable

Do not stand here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Noise emissions to the surroundings in accordance with the European Union’s directive. The machine’s emission is stated in the chapter TECHNICAL DATA and on the decals.

Use protective glasses

Use protective gloves

Only machines for European

market

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symbols and decals

Read

Shut off engine and

Keep a safe

Use on slopes

No passengers

Operator’s

remove key before

distance from

no greater

 

Manual

performing any

the machine

than 10°

 

 

maintenance or repair work

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whole body

Severing of fingers

Do not open or

Careful backing up,

Careful going

 

exposure to

and toes

remove safety

watch for other

forward, watch for

 

thrown objects

 

shields while

 

people

 

other people

 

 

 

engine is running

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moving sharp blades under cover

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