Starting Your Riding Mower Engine

Starting Procedure For a V-Twin Tractor

Step 1
Sit on the seat in the operation position
Step 2
Depress the clutch/brake pedal and set the parking brake
Step 3
Place the motion control lever in neutral [N] position
Step 4
Move blade engagement to disengaged position
Step 5
Move throttle to fast position
Step 6
Move choke to full choke/on position
Step 7
Insert key into ignition and turn key clockwise to starting position and release the key as soon as the engine starts.
Step 8
When the engine begins to run roughly, move choke control to off position

Reverse Mow Procedure For Single Cylinder and V-Twin Tractors

Tractors equipped with a Reverse Operating System (ROS) safety feature, as shown on this model, will not allow the operator to reverse with the blades engaged. To reverse with the blades engaged, the operator must follow the steps below

Step 1

Follow previous procedure for starting your single cylinder or V-twin tractor

Step 2

Move key to reverse picture indicated on the ignition selector

Step 3

Place motion control lever in the reverse position

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