Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual

Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 Manual

Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 manual table of contents:

  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 1
    ... • Set-Up • Operation • Maintenance • Service • Troubleshooting • Warranty Operator's Manual Z-Force S WARNING READ AND FOLLOW ALL SAFETY RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS IN .... FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY. CUB CADET LLC, P.O. BOX 361131 ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 2
    To The Owner Thank You Thank you for purchasing a Cub Cadet Zero-Turn Tractor. It ... Cub Cadet dealer or contact us directly. Cub Cadet's Customer Support telephone numbers, website address ... you seek technical support via our web site or with your local Cub Cadet dealer. Model Number Serial Number ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 3
    ... and others. Read and follow all instructions in this manual before attempting to operate this machine. ... 1. Read, understand, and follow all instructions on the machine and in the manual(s) before attempting to assemble and operate. Keep this manual in a safe place for future and regular reference ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 4
    ... accessory or attachment. 3. 4. 5. 6. 28. Data indicates that operators, age 60 years and above, are involved in a large percentage of riding mower-related injuries. ... are not covered in this manual, use care and good judgment. Contact your customer service representative for ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 5
    ... to prevent unauthorized operation. Service Safe Handling of Gasoline: 1. To avoid personal injury or property damage use extreme care in... and over should read and understand the instructions and safe operation practices in this manual and on the machine and should be trained and supervised by an...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 6
    ...blade(s) with the original equipment manufacturer's (O.E.M.) blade(s) only, listed in this manual. "Use of parts which do... or wear gloves, and use extra caution when servicing them. Keep all nuts... with original equipment manufacturer's (O.E.M.) parts only, listed in this manual. "Use of parts which do...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 7
    ... and operate. Symbol Description READ THE OPERATOR'S MANUAL(S) Read, understand, and follow all instructions in the manual(s) before attempting to assemble and operate WARNING- ROTATING BLADES Do not put hands or feet near rotating parts or ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 8
    ...the slope (See Figure 1 and Figure 2). 5. If there is a gap below the gauge, the slope is too steep for safe operation (See Figure 2 above). USE THIS SLOPE GAUGE TO DETERMINE IF A SLOPE IS TOO STEEP FOR SAFE OPERATION! WARNING! Slopes are a major factor related to tip-over and roll-over accidents ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 9
    Assembly & Set-Up Contents of Crate • • One Lawn Tractor One Z-Force S Tractor Operator's Manual • • One Oil Drain Hose (If equipped) One ... oil drain tube (if so equipped) from the manual bag and store for future use. To install the seat proceed as follows: NOTE: ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 10
    ... Be careful not to crimp or damage the wire harness while installing the seat. See Figure 3-4. Figure 3-5 Fuel Fill-Up Using a good grade of unleaded...regular gasoline, fill the tank (beside the engine on the right side of the mower). When the fuel tank reaches one inch from the top...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 11
    ...If the battery is put into service after the date shown on top/side of battery, charge the battery as instructed in the Maintenance section your Operator's Manual prior to operating the tractor. Section 2 - Assembly & Set-Up 11
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 12
    ... CAUTION: Prior to operating the tractor, refer to both Safety Interlock Switches and Starting The Engine in the Operation section of this manual for detailed instructions regarding the Ignition Switch Module and operating the tractor in REVERSE CAUTION ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 13
    ... possible causes and/or contact your Cub Cadet dealer. Oil Pressure Indicator (If ... engine while this indicator is illuminated. Contact your Cub Cadet dealer to have the tractor and ... during this maintenance interval. Follow the oil change intervals provided in the engine manual. Pull the throttle ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 14
    ... left; then completely forward to disengage the parking brake. Transmission Oil Expansion Reservoir (Not Shown) Equipped on Z-Force S60 & Z-Force S54 The transmission oil expansion reservoir is connected by hoses to the RH and LH transmission assemblies, and ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 15
    Operation General Safety • RECEIVE INSTRUCTION - Entirely read this operator's manual. Learn to operate this machine SAFELY. Do not .... If the interlock system should ever malfunction, do not operate the tractor. Contact your Cub Cadet dealer. • The safety interlock system prevents the engine ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 16
    ...the engine. NOTE: Refer to the Engine Operator's Manual for oil fill-up instructions and refer to the Assembly & Set-..., immediately stop the engine. Have the tractor inspected by your Cub Cadet dealer. Cold Weather Starting When starting the engine at temperatures near or below freezing, ensure the ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 17
    ...The forward and reverse pedals must not be used when the brake is partially engaged. When the brake is locked in the "J" the drive belt is disengaged but if the brake is only part way back then the brakes are engaged but so is the drive belt so transmission damage will ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 18
    ... turn on slopes unless necessary; then turn slowly uphill and use extra care while turning. Turning up a slope greatly increases... toward the operator. Do not mow at high ground speed, especially if a mulch kit or grass collector is installed. Do not cut the grass too short. Short grass is prone to ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 19
    ...6-1. Engine Refer to the Kawasaki Owner's Manual for all engine maintenance procedures and instructions. NOTE: .... Warranty repairs must be performed by a Cub Cadet Dealer. Oil Filler Oil Drain Hose Oil ... and refill the engine with new oil as instructed in the Kawasaki Owner's Manual. Re-insert hose ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 20
    ... below should be performed whenever the tractor is placed in storage. 1. Change the engine oil and filter following the instructions provided in the engine manual packed with this manual. tank indoors or in poorly ventilated enclosures, where ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 21
    ...that are sealed and are maintenance-free. However, the Z-Force S60 and Z-Force S54 are equipped with a transmission oil expansion reservoir. Under normal operating conditions, ... is needed. If checking the reservoir oil level in the Z-Force S60 or the Z-Force S54, proceed as follows: Use ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 22
    ... adjustments. Protect your hands by using heavy gloves when handling the blades. Leveling the Deck (Side to ... Points & Linkage Lubricate all the pivot points on the drive system, parking brake and lift linkage ... deck hanger link is not adjustable and is used to help adjust the other hanger links. 22...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 23
    ... rear wheels can roll with the parking brake applied (and the hydrostatic relief valve open), the brake is in need of adjustment. See your Cub Cadet dealer to have the brake properly adjusted. Figure 6-7 Section 6 - Maintenance & Adjustments 23
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 24
    ..., have the tractor's electrical system checked by your Cub Cadet Service Dealer. Relays and Switches There are several ... interlock system described earlier is not functioning properly, have the electrical system checked by your Cub Cadet Service Dealer. Figure 7-1 2. Remove the hex cap screw and ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 25
    ...drive in the idler pulley bracket, turn the wrench towards the back of the tractor and slide the belt off the PTO pulley. See Figure 7-4. Z-Force S60 & Z-Force S54 Z-Force S48 Idler Pulley Bracket Idler Assembly Figure 7-4 Section 7 - Service ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 26
    Deck Installation Z-Force S60/54 Install the deck on the tractor as follows: 1. Place the deck lift pedal in the... deck lift adjustment bracket into the lift bracket and secure with cotter pins. See Figure 7-7. 8. 9. Z-Force S48 Install the deck on the tractor as follows: 1. Place the deck lift ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 27
    ... pulley bracket and turn towards the back of the tractor to finish routing the belt around the idler pulley. Replacing the Deck Belt Z-Force S60/54 1. 2. Remove the deck from beneath the tractor, (refer to Deck Removal on page 25). Remove the hex washer ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 28
    Replacing the Belt Z-Force S48 1. 2. Remove the deck from beneath the tractor, (refer to Deck Removal on page 25). ...Screw Spacer Pulley Hex Screw 3. 4. 5. Spacer Replacing the PTO Belt (Z-Force S60/54 only) 1. 2. Remove the deck from beneath the tractor, (refer to Deck Removal on page 25)....
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 29
    ... Transmission Drive Belt Several components must be removed and special tools used in order to change the tractor's transmission drive belt. See your Cub Cadet dealer to have the transmission drive belt replaced. Section 7 - Service 29
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 30
    Troubleshooting Problem Excessive vibration 8 Cause Remedy 1. Tighten blade and spindle. 2. Replace blade. 1. Perform side-to... 2. Dull blade. 3. Uneven tire pressure. Mower will not mulch grass (If Equipped w/Mulching Kit) 1. Engine speed too low. 2. Wet grass. 3. Excessively high grass. ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 31
    ...-04044A 954-04137A 01005376 Deck Belt, Z-Force S48 Deck Belt, Z-Force S54 Deck Belt, Z-Force S60 9 954-04262 PTO Belt, Z-Force S54/60 only 954-04250 Drive Belt 942-04417 942-04416 942-04415 Deck Blade, Z-Force S48 Deck Blade, Z-Force S54 Deck Blade,...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 32
    Component Part Number and Description 746-04057 Choke Control Cable 925-2054A Ignition Key 01006693P Chute Deflector 634-04128 634-04295 Wheel Assembly, Z-Force S48 Wheel Assembly, Z-Force S54/60 934-04629 Caster Wheel Assembly 32 Section 9 - Replacement Parts
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 33
    ... Part 48" Double Bagger (Z-Force S48) 54" Triple Bagger (Z-Force S54) 60" Triple Bagger (Z-Force S60) Mulch Kit (Z-Force S48) Mulch Kit (Z-Force S54) Mulch Kit (Z-Force S60) Tractor Cover (Z-Force S48) Hitch Kit 58" Snow Blade Blade Removal Tool Oil Siphon...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 34
    ... responsible for performance of the required maintenance listed in your owner's manual. MTD Consumer Group Inc recommends that you retain all receipts covering ...a warranty station at no charge to the owner. Notwithstanding the provisions herein, warranty services or repairs will be provided at ...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 35
    ...Board may not be used. The use of any non-exempted add-on or modified parts by the ultimate ...: The repair or replacement of any warranted part otherwise eligible for warranty coverage may be excluded ... and equipment purchased. The following emission warranty parts are covered (if applicable): 1. Fuel...
  • Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 | Z-Force S 48 Operator's Manual - Page 36
    CUB CADET LLC MANUFACTURER'S LIMITED WARRANTY FOR Z-FORCE S/Z-FORCE ZERO-TURN RIDING MOWER IMPORTANT: To obtain warranty coverage owner must present an original proof of purchase and applicable maintenance records to the servicing dealer. Please see the operator's manual for information on ...



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Cub Cadet Z Force S 54 Manual