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    							Operator Manual
    Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure 
    you understand the instructions before using the machine.
    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.M-ZT52 / 967177001  
    						
    							©2012 All rights r\aeserved.
    Ora\fgeburg, \bC Pri\fte\ad i\f U.\b.A.
    To implement improv\gements, specificati\gons and designs can\g \fe altered without \gprior notification\b
    Note that no legal \gdemands can \fe plac\ged \fased on the inf\gormation contained\g in these instructi\gons\b
    Use only original p\garts for repairs\b T\ghe use of other part\gs voids the warrant\gy\b
    Do not modify or i\gnstall non-standar\gd equipment to the \gunit without consent\g from the manufactur\ger\b 
    Modifications to the \gunit may cause unsaf\ge operations or da\gmage the unit\b
    When this product is\g worn out and no lo\gnger used, it should\g 
    \fe returned to the r\geseller or other pa\grty for recycling\b 
    						
    							CONTENTS
    INTRODUCTION ..................\a..................\a..................\a.........5
    Drivi\fg a\fd Tra\fsport o\f Public Roads ..................\a....5
    Towi\fg ..................\a..................\a..................\a..................\a.5
    Operati\fg  ..................\a..................\a..................\a..............5
    Good \bervice  ..................\a..................\a..................\a........6
    Ma\fufacturi\fg Number  ..................\a..................\a.....6
    \bYMBOL\b AND DECAL\b ..................\a..................\a..............7
    \bAFETY  ..................\a..................\a..................\a..................\a.....9
    \bafety I\fstructio\fs  ..................\a..................\a..................\a9
    Perso\fal \bafety Equip\ame\ft  ..................\a..................\a..11
    \blope Operatio\f ..................\a..................\a..................\a..11
    \bafe Ha\fdli\fg of Gaso\ali\fe  ..................\a..................\a....13
    Ge\feral Mai\fte\fa\fce  ..................\a..................\a...........14
    Tra\fsport ..................\a..................\a..................\a.............16
    Towi\fg ..................\a..................\a..................\a.................16
    \bpark Arrestor  ..................\a..................\a..................\a.....16
    Rollover Protectio\f \bystem (RO\aP\b)  ..................\a........17
    CONTROL\b ..................\a..................\a..................\a...............18
    Co\ftrol Locatio\fs ..................\a..................\a..................\a18
    Motio\f Co\ftrol Levers  ..................\a..................\a...........19
    Parki\fg Brake  ..................\a..................\a..................\a.....20
    Ig\fitio\f \bwitch  ..................\a..................\a..................\a....20
    Blade \bwitch ..................\a..................\a..................\a.......20
    Throttle Co\ftrol  ..................\a..................\a..................\a...21
    Hour Meter ..................\a..................\a..................\a..........21
    Choke Co\ftrol  ..................\a..................\a..................\a.....21
    Tracki\fg K\fob  ..................\a..................\a..................\a....22
    Fuses ..................\a..................\a..................\a..................\a22
    Fuel \bhut Off Valve  ..................\a..................\a...............22
    Cutti\fg Height Adjus\ater ..................\a..................\a........23
    \beat Adjustme\ft Leve\ar  ..................\a..................\a.........23
    Hydro Release Levers ..................\a..................\a..........23
    Refueli\fg ..................\a..................\a..................\a.............24
    OPERATION  ..................\a..................\a..................\a..............25
    Trai\fi\fg ..................\a..................\a..................\a...............25
    \bteeri\fg  ..................\a..................\a..................\a..............25
    Roll Bar a\fd \bafety B\aelt ..................\a..................\a........26
    Before \btarti\fg ..................\a..................\a..................\a....26
    \btarti\fg the E\fgi\fe  ..................\a..................\a...............27
    Jumper Cables Use ..................\a..................\a........29
    Ru\f\fi\fg  ..................\a..................\a..................\a..............30
    Operati\fg o\f Hills ..................\a..................\a.................31
    \btoppi\fg the E\fgi\fe  ..................\a..................\a.............32
    Mowi\fg Tips  ..................\a..................\a..................\a.......33
    Movi\fg Machi\fe By Ha\a\fd ..................\a..................\a....34
    MAINTENANCE ..................\a..................\a..................\a.........35
    Battery  ..................\a..................\a..................\a................37
    \bafety \bystem ..................\a..................\a..................\a.....38
    Tire Pressures ..................\a..................\a..................\a.....38
    Parki\fg Brake  ..................\a..................\a..................\a.....38
    Deck Belt ..................\a..................\a..................\a............39
    Pump Belt  ..................\a..................\a..................\a...........40
    V-belts ..................\a..................\a..................\a.................40
    Cutti\fg Blades  ..................\a..................\a..................\a....41
    Adjusti\fg the Mower\a Deck  ..................\a..................\a...42
    Leveli\fg deck ..................\a..................\a.................42
    A\fti-scalp Rollers ..................\a..................\a..................\a43
    Caster Wheels  ..................\a..................\a..................\a....43
    Hardware ..................\a..................\a..................\a............43
    Clea\fi\fg  ..................\a..................\a..................\a.............44
    ZT-3400 Powertrai\f ..................\a..................\a...............44
    LUBRICATION ..................\a..................\a..................\a...........45
    Lubricatio\f \bchedule ..................\a..................\a............45
    Wheel a\fd Deck Zerks\a  ..................\a..................\a.........46
    Fro\ft Wheel Mou\ft ..................\a..................\a..........46
    Fro\ft Wheel Beari\fgs  ..................\a..................\a.....46
    Deck \bpi\fdle ..................\a..................\a..................\a46
    Tra\fsaxle (Tra\fsmissio\f) Fluid C\aha\fge ..................\a..47
    TROUBLE\bHOOTING GUI\aDE  ..................\a..................\a.....48
    \bTORAGE  ..................\a..................\a..................\a.................50
    Wi\fter \btorage ..................\a..................\a..................\a....50
    \bervice ..................\a..................\a..................\a................50
    WIRING DIAGRAM ..................\a..................\a..................\a....51
    TECHNICAL DATA  ..................\a..................\a..................\a....52
    Torque \bpecificatio\fs ..................\a..................\a...........54
    CONFORMITY CERTIFICATE\b ..................\a..................\a....55
    \bERVICE JOURNAL  ..................\a..................\a..................\a..56 
    						
    							WARNING!
    Failure to follow c\gautious operating pr\gactices can result \gin serious injury t\go the operator 
    or other persons\b T\ghe owner must unders\gtand these instruct\gions, and must allo\gw only 
    trained persons who\g understand these i\gnstructions to oper\gate the mower\b
    Each person operati\gng the mower must \fe\g of sound mind and \g\fody and must not \fe\g 
    under the influence o\gf any mind alterin\gg su\fstance\b
    WARNING!
    Engine exhaust, some\g of its constituent\gs, and certain vehi\gcle components con\gtain or 
    emit chemicals know\gn to the State of C\galifornia to cause \gcancer and \firth de\gfects or 
    other reproductive \gharm\b
    WARNING!
    Battery posts, ter\gminals and related\g accessories conta\gin lead and lead c\gompounds, 
    chemicals known to \gcause cancer and \fi\grth defects or othe\gr reproductive harm\g\b Wash 
    hands after handlin\gg\b 
    						
    							INTRODUCTION
    Congratulations
    Tha\fk you for purchasi\fg a Husqvar\fa ride-o\f 
    mower. This machi\fe is b\auilt for superior e\afficie\fcy 
    to rapidly mow prim\aarily large areas. A co\ftrol pa\fel 
    easily accessible t\ao the operator a\fd a\a hydrostatic 
    tra\fsmissio\f regulated by steeri\fg\a co\ftrols both 
    co\ftribute to the m\aachi\fe’s performa\fce.
    This ma\fual is a valua\able docume\ft. Read t\ahe 
    co\fte\fts carefully before usi\fg or servici\fg\a the 
    machi\fe. The follow\ai\fg of i\fstructio\fs \a(use, service, 
    mai\fte\fa\fce) by all w\aho operate this mac\ahi\fe is 
    importa\ft for the safety \aof the operator a\fd \aothers. 
    It ca\f also co\fsider\aably i\fcrease the life spa\f o\af the 
    machi\fe a\fd i\fcrease its resale value.
    If you sell your mac\ahi\fe, be sure to give the oper\aator’s 
    ma\fual to the \few ow\f\aer.
    The fi\fal chapter of \athis operator’s ma\fu\aal provides a 
    \bervice Jour\fal. E\fsure that service a\fd r\aepair work 
    are docume\fted. A wel\al-kept service jour\a\fal reduces 
    service costs for \athe mai\fte\fa\fce a\fd af\afects the 
    machi\fe’s resale value. Please \aco\ftact your dealer \afor 
    more i\fformatio\f. Take the operator’s \ama\fual alo\fg 
    whe\f the machi\fe is \atake\f to your dealer\a for service.
    General
    I\f this operator’s \ama\fual, left a\fd right\a, backward a\fd 
    forward are used i\f relatio\f to the machi\a\fe’s \formal 
    drivi\fg directio\f.
    Co\fti\fuous dedicatio\f\a to improve our products require 
    that specificatio\fs a\a\fd desig\f are subject to cha\fge \a
    without \fotice.
    Driving and Transport on Pu\flic \gRoads
    Check applicable road traffic regulatio\fs before 
    tra\fsporti\fg o\f public roads. If the machi\fe\a is 
    tra\fsported, you must always \ause approved faste\fi\fg 
    equipme\ft a\fd e\fsure that the machi\fe i\as well 
    a\fchored. DO NOT operate t\ahis machi\fe o\f publi\ac 
    roadways.
    Towing
    If machi\fe is equipp\aed with a tow hitch\a, use extreme 
    cautio\f whe\f towi\fg. \aNever allow childre\f or others i\f 
    or o\f the towed equ\aipme\ft. Make wide t\aur\fs to avoid 
    jack-k\fifi\fg. Travel slowly a\fd all\aow extra dista\fce to\a 
    stop.
    Do \fot tow o\f sloped\a grou\fd. The weight of\a the towed 
    equipme\ft may cause l\aoss of tractio\f a\fd \aloss of 
    co\ftrol.
    Follow the ma\fufactur\aer's recomme\fdatio\f for we\aight 
    limits for towed e\aquipme\ft. Do \fot tow \a\fear ditches, 
    ca\fals, a\fd other haza\ards.
    Operating
    This machi\fe is co\fs\atructed o\fly for mo\awi\fg grass 
    o\f law\fs a\fd eve\f grou\fd without obstacl\aes such 
    as sto\fes, tree stumps, etc. The\a machi\fe ca\f also 
    be used for other t\aasks whe\f equipped w\aith special 
    accessories provided by the ma\fufa\acturer. Operati\fg 
    i\fstructio\fs for the\a accessories are provided with 
    delivery. All other types \aof uses are i\fcorrect. The 
    ma\fufacturer’s directio\fs co\fcer\fi\fg operatio\f, 
    mai\fte\fa\fce, a\fd repairs must be carefully followed.
    Law\f mowers a\fd all p\aower equipme\ft ca\f b\ae 
    pote\ftially da\fgerous if used improperly. \bafety 
    requires good judgme\ft, ca\areful use i\f accorda\fce 
    with these i\fstruct\aio\fs a\fd commo\f se\fse\a.
    The machi\fe must o\fl\ay be operated, mai\ft\aai\fed, 
    a\fd repaired by perso\fs famil\aiar with the 
    machi\fe’s special ch\aaracteristics a\fd wh\ao are also 
    k\fowledgeable about \athe safety i\fstructi\ao\fs. Use o\fly 
    approved repair parts to mai\ftai\f this \amachi\fe.
    Accide\ft preve\ftio\f regulatio\fs, other ge\a\feral safety 
    regulatio\fs, occupatio\a\fal safety rules, a\fd \atraffic 
    regulatio\fs must be f\aollowed without fai\al.
    U\fauthorized modifica\atio\fs to the desig\f\a of the 
    machi\fe may absolve \athe ma\fufacturer from liability 
    for a\fy resulti\fg perso\fal i\fj\aury or property damage. 
    						
    							6
    INTRODUCTION
    Good Service
    Husqvar\fa’s products are sold all over the\a world 
    a\fd o\fly i\f specializ\aed retail stores with complete 
    service. This e\fsur\aes that you as a cust\aomer receive 
    o\fly the best suppo\art a\fd service. Befo\are the product 
    is delivered, the machi\fe has, \afor example, bee\f 
    i\fspected a\fd adjuste\ad by your retailer. \bee the 
    certificate i\f the \bervice Jour\fal i\f this operator\a’s 
    ma\fual.
    Whe\f you \feed spare parts or support i\f service 
    questio\fs, warra\fty i\assues, etc., please \aco\fsult 
    the followi\fg professio\fal:
    Manufacturing Num\fer
    The machi\fe’s ma\fufac\aturi\fg \fumber ca\f be \afou\fd 
    o\f the pri\fted plate\a affixed to the righ\at side i\f the 
    e\fgi\fe compartme\ft. \btated o\f the\a plate, from the top 
    are:
    The machi\fe’s type \adesig\fatio\f (I.D.).
    The ma\fufacturer’s type \fumber (M\aodel).
    The machi\fe’s serial\a \fumber (\berial \fo.)
    Please have the type designation and serial number 
    available when ordering spare parts.
    The e\fgi\fe’s ma\fufact\auri\fg \fumber is stamp\aed either 
    o\f o\fe of the valve \acovers or a\f affixed \aserial plate.
    The plate states:
    The e\fgi\fe’s model.\a
    The e\fgi\fe’s type.
    Code
    Please have these available when ordering spare 
    parts.
    The wheel motors a\f\ad hydrostatic pumps have a\a 
    barcode decal affixed at\a the rear.
    This ma\fual belo\fgs t\ao the machi\fe with \athe 
    ma\fufacturi\fg \fumber:
    E\fgi\feTra\fsmissio\f  
    						
    							RN
    7
    SYMBOLS AND DECALS
    These symbols are fou\fd o\f the machi\a\fe a\fd i\f the 
    operator’s ma\fual.
    \btudy them carefully so that you k\a\fow what they 
    mea\f.
    IMPORTANT INFORMATION
    Xxxx xxxxxx xxxxx \gxxxx xxxxxxxxx xxx\gxxx 
    xxxxxxxxx\b xx xxxxx\gxxx xxxx xxxxxx\b
    WARNING!
    Xxxx xxxxxx xxxxx \gxxxx xxxxxxxxx 
    xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx\b x\gx xxxxxxxx xxxx 
    xxxxxx\b
    Used i\f this public\aatio\f to \fotify the \areader of a risk 
    of perso\fal i\fjury or death, particularly if the reader 
    should \feglect to f\aollow i\fstructio\fs g\aive\f i\f the 
    ma\fual.
    Used i\f this public\aatio\f to \fotify the \areader of a risk 
    of material damage, p\aarticularly if the reader should 
    \feglect to follow i\a\fstructio\fs give\f i\f \athe ma\fual. 
    Used also whe\f ther\ae is a pote\ftial for\a misuse or 
    misassembly.
    War\fi\fg!Parki\fg BrakeCE co\fformity marki\fg. O\fly 
    for Europea\f market
    Do \fot sta\fd here
    Use protective glovesUse protective glasses
    ReverseNeutralFast\blowChokeFuel  
    						
    							8
    SYMBOLS AND DECALS
    Movi\fg sharp blades \au\fder cover
     War\fi\fg! Rotati\fg blades\a, 
    keep away from the 
    discharge deck
    Do \fot touch parts
    Battery acid is corrosive, explosive a\fd\a flammable
    Read Operator’s 
    Ma\fual
    \bhut off e\fgi\fe a\fd 
    remove key before 
    performi\fg a\fy 
    mai\fte\fa\fce or  
    repair work
    Keep a safe  
    dista\fce from the 
    machi\fe
    Use o\f slopes \fo 
    greater tha\f 10°No passe\fgers
    Whole body 
    exposure to 
    throw\f objects
    \beveri\fg of fi\fgers 
    a\fd toes
    Do \fot ope\f or  
    remove safety 
    shields while 
    e\fgi\fe is ru\f\fi\fg
    Careful backi\fg up, 
    watch for  
    other people
    Careful goi\fg forward, 
    watch for 
    other people  
    						
    							9
    SAFETY
    Safety Instructions\g
    These i\fstructio\fs a\are for your safety. Read them 
    carefully.
    General Operation
    • Read, u\fdersta\fd, a\fd f\aollow all i\fstructio\a\fs o\f 
    the machi\fe a\fd i\f th\ae ma\fual before starti\fg.
    • It is recomme\fded that som\aeo\fe be aware that 
    you are mowi\fg a\fd ca\f provide help i\f case \aof 
    i\fjury or accide\ft.
    • Do \fot put ha\fds or f\aeet \fear rotati\fg parts or 
    u\fder the machi\fe. K\aeep clear of the di\ascharge 
    ope\fi\fg at all times\a.
    • O\fly allow respo\fsible adults, w\aho are familiar 
    with the i\fstructio\a\fs, to operate the m\aachi\fe.
    • Clear the area of objects such \aas rocks, toys, wire, 
    etc., which could b\ae picked up a\fd throw\f by the 
    blades.
    • Be sure the area is clear of byst\aa\fders before 
    operati\fg. \btop mach\ai\fe if a\fyo\fe e\fters \athe area.
    • Never carry passe\fgers. The m\aachi\fe is o\fly 
    i\fte\fded for use by \ao\fe perso\f.
    • Do \fot mow i\f reverse u\fless absolu\ately 
    \fecessary. Always look dow\f \aa\fd behi\fd before 
    a\fd while backi\fg.
    • Never direct discharged mate\arial toward a\fyo\fe. 
    Avoid dischargi\fg mat\aerial agai\fst a wall \aor 
    obstructio\f. Materia\al may ricochet back\a toward the 
    operator. \btop the blades w\ahe\f crossi\fg gravel 
    surfaces.
    • Do \fot operate machi\f\ae without the e\ftir\ae grass 
    catcher, discharge guard, or other safety \adevices 
    i\f place a\fd worki\fg
    • \blow dow\f before tur\fi\fg.
    • Never leave a ru\f\fi\fg\a machi\fe u\fatte\fded. \a
    Always tur\f off blades, set parki\f\ag brake, stop 
    e\fgi\fe, a\fd remove keys before dismou\fti\fg.
    • Dise\fgage blades whe\f\a \fot mowi\fg. \bhut of\af 
    e\fgi\fe a\fd wait for all parts to come to a complete 
    stop before clea\fi\fg the machi\a\fe, removi\fg the 
    grass catcher, or u\fcloggi\fg the \adischarge guard.
    8011-512Read the operator’s manual before starting the machine
    8011-513Clear the area of objects before mowing
    WARNING!
    This sym\fol means t\ghat important safet\gy 
    instructions need t\go \fe emphasized\b It \g
    concerns your safet\gy\bWARNING!
    THIS CUTTING MACHIN\gE IS CAPABLE 
    OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET 
    AND THROWING OBJEC\gTS\b FAILURE 
    TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING S\gAFETY 
    INSTRUCTIONS COULD\g RESULT IN 
    SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH\b  
    						
    							10
    SAFETY
    8011-520Never take passengers
    WARNING!
    Engine exhaust and c\gertain vehicle 
    components contain\g or emit chemicals 
    considered to cause cancer, \firth 
    defects, or other reproductive \gsystem 
    damage\b The engine e\gxhaust contains 
    car\fon monoxide, wh\gich is an odorless,\g 
    colorless, poisono\gus gas\b Do not use t\ghe 
    machine in enclosed spaces\b
    • Operate machi\fe o\fly\a i\f daylight or goo\ad artificial 
    light.
    • Do \fot operate the m\aachi\fe while u\fder t\ahe 
    i\fflue\fce of alcohol \aor drugs.
    • Watch for traffic whe\a\f operati\fg \fear or c\arossi\fg 
    roadways.
    • Use extra care whe\f loadi\fg or u\fl\aoadi\fg the 
    machi\fe i\fto a traile\ar or truck.
    • Always wear eye protectio\f whe\f operat\ai\fg 
    machi\fe.
    • Wear proper Perso\fal Protective Equipme\ft \a
    (PPE) while operati\a\fg this machi\fe, i\fcl\audi\fg (at 
    a mi\fimum) sturdy footwear, eye protectio\f, a\fd 
    heari\fg protectio\f. Do \fot mow\a i\f shorts a\fd/or 
    footwear with ope\f \atoes. 
    • Data i\fdicates that op\aerators age 60 years\a a\fd 
    above are i\fvolved i\f a larg\ae perce\ftage of ridi\fg 
    mower-related i\fjuries. The\ase operators should\a 
    evaluate their abili\aty to operate the r\aidi\fg mower 
    safely e\fough to protect themselves a\f\ad others 
    from serious i\fjury.
    • Follow the ma\fufactur\aer’s recomme\fdatio\f for 
    wheel weights or c\aou\fterweights.
    • A\fyo\fe who operates \athis machi\fe must fir\ast read 
    a\fd u\fdersta\fd this O\aperatio\f Ma\fual. Local\a laws 
    may regulate the age of t\ahe user.
    • Keep machi\fe free of grass, leaves \aor other debris 
    buildup which ca\f to\auch the hot exhaust \aor e\fgi\fe 
    parts a\fd bur\f. Do \fot allow the m\aower deck to 
    plow leaves or othe\ar debris, causi\fg bui\aldup to 
    occur.
    • Clea\f a\fy oil or fuel\a spillage before operati\fg or 
    stori\fg the machi\fe.\a
    • Allow machi\fe to co\aol before storage.  
    						
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