There are two satisfactory methods of preparing the engine for storage: running the engine completely dry of fuel, or filling the fuel tank with a mixture of fresh fuel and fuel stabilizer. Illuminate Work Area Safely Illuminate your work area adequately but safely. Inspect foam precleaner B and element C without removing. Adjust or service brakes as necessary. Correct any leaks before operating. See Checking Tire Pressure in Service — Miscellaneous section. Engine storage procedure should be used if vehicle is not used for longer than 60 days.
Inhaled asbestos fibers may cause lung cancer. Keep appropriate for the job. Service procedures included in this manual but not on this chart are to be performed on an as needed basis. Do not run an engine in an enclosed area 1. See Removing Mower in Removing Mower section.
It is strong enough to burn skin, eat holes in clothing, and cause blindness if splashed into eyes. Crank the engine for approximately five seconds to allow oil to be distributed. The presence of an emissions label signifies that the engine has been certified Summary of the content on the page No. Keep safety devices in place and in working condition. These parts are extremely strong and durable. Apply slight pressure on leveling brackets E , one on each side, by pulling down to remove slack in linkage.
Belt Drive Transaxle with foot-controlled variable speed drive Transaxle S2048 and S2348. Follow recommended precautions and safe servicing practices. Check metal clip in fuse window and discard fuse if clip is broken. Use a voltmeter or hydrometer. Raise lift handle to highest position and then lower back down to 25 mm 1 in. Always wear gloves when handling mower blades.
If B engine and mower blades do not begin to stop, there is a problem with your safety interlock circuit. Picture Note: Model S2554 shown for photo purposes. Summary of the content on the page No. Lift up on bracket A. Any attempt to do so will void warranty and lead to possible injury. Machine may require 2-3 minutes warm-up period before engaging the mower deck. Keep vent caps tight and level.
The option to print the manual has also been provided, and you can use it by clicking the link above - Print the manual. Avoid injury from spring loaded rod: Make sure you have a tight grip on drive belt tension rod and release slowly. Any attempt to do so will void warranty and lead to possible injury. Use of such equipment could result in damage to transmission components. Slide mower out from under the tractor. Keep people and pets out of mowing area.
Failure to observe safety instructions could result not mow where traction or stability is doubtful. Any fuel will begin to deteriorate and evaporate over time and begin to form gum and varnish deposits in the fuel system. Adjust gage wheels each time you change cutting height. Sulfuric acid can cause blindness or severe burns. Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side Never lubricate, service, or adjust machine while it is shields when operating the mower. Set up safe mowing pattern. Use a flashlight to check battery electrolyte level.
Park tractor on a level surface. See Adjusting Cutting Height in this section. Turn adjusting nut C on front draft arm c Summary of the content on the page No. Lean forward and slide seat forward or rearward to desired position. Slow moving machines when driven on public roads are hard to see, especially at night. Wear eye protection and avoid spilling or dripping electrolyte.