HTC Z4619 User Manual
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SAFETY

General Maintenance

Never operate machine in a closed area.

Keep all nuts and bolts tight to be sure the equipment is in safe working condition.

Never tamper with safety devices. Check their proper operation regularly.

Keep machine free of grass, leaves, or other debris buildup. Clean oil or fuel spillage

and remove any fuel-soakeddebris. Allow machine to cool before storing.

If you strike a foreign object, stop and inspect the machine. Repair, if necessary, before restarting.

Never make any adjustments or repairs with the engine running.

Check grass catcher components and the discharge guard frequently and replace with manufacturer’s recommended parts, when necessary.

Mower blades are sharp. Wrap the blade or wear gloves, and use extra caution when servicing them.

Check brake operation frequently. Adjust and service as required.

Maintain or replace safety and instruction labels, as necessary.

Do not modify safety equipment. Check regularly to be sure it works properly. The machine must not be driven with defective or unmounted protective plates, protective cowlings, safety switches, or other protective devices.

Do not change the settings of governors and avoid running the engine with overly high engine speeds. If you run the engine too fast, you risk damaging the machine components.

Be very careful when handling battery acid. Acid on skin can cause serious corrosive burns. If you spill battery acid on your skin, rinse immediately with water.

Acid in the eyes can cause blindness, contact a doctor immediately.

Be careful when servicing the battery.

Explosive gases form in the battery. Never perform maintenance on the battery when smoking or near open flames or sparks.

The battery can explode and cause serious injury/damage.

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Never drive the machine in an enclosed space

Use protective glasses for maintenance work.

WARNING!

The battery contains lead and lead compounds, chemicals that are considered to cause cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive system damage. Wash your hands after handling the battery.

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SAFETY

Ensure that nuts and bolts, especially the fastening bolts for the blade attachments, are properly tightened, torqued and that the equipment is in good condition.

Do not modify safety equipment. Check regularly to be sure it works properly. The machine must not be driven with defective or unmounted protective plates, protective cowlings, safety switches, or other protective devices.

Do not change the settings of governors and avoid running the engine with overly high engine speeds. If you run the engine too fast, you risk damaging the machine components.

Sparking can occur when working with the battery and the heavy cables of the starter circuit. This can cause battery explosion, fire or eye injury. Sparking in this circuit can not occur after the chassis cable (normally negative, black) is removed from the battery.

WARNING!

Avoid electrical sparking and its consequences by the following routines:

Use protective goggles.

Ensure that the fuel filler cap is mounted tightly and no flammable substances is stored in an open vessel.

Never work with the starter circuit if there is spilled fuel.

Disconnect the chassis cable from the battery first and reconnect it last.

Do not make a bridge short circuit across the starter relay to run the starter.

Never use the machine indoors or in spaces lacking proper ventilation. The exhaust fumes contain carbon monoxide, an odorless, poisonous, and lethal gas.

Stop and inspect the equipment if you run over or into anything. If necessary, make repairs before starting.

Never make adjustments with the engine running.

The machine is tested and approved only with the equipment originally provided or recommended by the manufacturer. Only use approved repair parts for the machine.

Do not smoke when performing maintenance on the battery. The battery can explode and cause serious injury/damage.

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Risk of sparking

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SAFETY

The blades are sharp and can cause cuts and gashes. Wrap the blades or use protective gloves when handling them.

Check the parking brake’s functionality regularly. Adjust and service as necessary.

The mulch blades should only be used in familiar areas when higher quality mowing is desired.

Reduce the risk of fire by removing grass, leaves, and other debris that may have accumulated on the machine. Allow the machine to cool before putting it in storage.

Regularly clean deck and underside of deck, avoid spraying engine and electrical components with water.

Transport

The machine is heavy and can cause serious crushing injuries. Be extra cautious when it is loaded on or unloaded from a vehicle or trailer.

Use an approved trailer to transport the machine. Activate the parking brake, turn off the fuel supply, and fasten the machine with approved fastening devices, such as bands, chains, or straps, when transporting.

Do not operate this machine on public roadways.

Check and abide by local traffic regulations before transporting the machine on any road.

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 possibly serious injury to the operator.

Load the unit onto truck or trailer by driving up ramps of suitable strength using a slow speed. Do not lift! The machine is not intended to be lifted by hand.

Customer Responsibilities

Read and observe the safety rules.

Follow a regular schedule in maintaining, caring for and using your mower.

Follow the instructions under “Maintenance” and “Storage” sections of this owner’s manual.

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Clean the machine regularly

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The parking brake is not sufficient to lock the machine in place during transport. Ensure that the machine is well fastened to the transport vehicle. Always reverse the machine onto the

transport vehicle to avoid tipping it over.

WARNING!

This mower is equipped with an internal combustion engine and should not

be used on or near any unimproved forest-covered,bush-coveredor grasscovered land unless the engine’s exhaust system

is equipped with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws (if any). If a spark arrester is used, it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator.

A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your authorized Husqvarna dealer.

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CONTROLS

This operator’s manual describes the Husqvarna Zero

Turn Rider. The rider is fitted with either a Kohler or

Briggs & Stratton four-strokeoverhead valve engine.

Transmission from the engine is made via two beltdriven hydraulic pumps, which in turn drive a hydraulic motor for each drive wheel. Using the left and right steering controls, the flow is regulated and thereby the direction and speed.

Zero Turn Rider

Control Locations

12

11

10

9

8

7

6

5

 

1

2

3

4

1.

Motion control levers

 

7.

Ignition switch

2.

Seat adjustment lever

 

8.

Choke control

3.

Fuses

 

9.

Throttle control

4.

Bypass Linkages

 

10.

Hour meter

5.

Fuel tank cap

 

11.

Parking brake

6.

Blade switch

 

12.

Cutting height adjuster

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