Ferris Industries Ddskav23 User Manual

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Revision 03
Rev. Date: 02/2005
TP 100-7056-02-WD-F
Ferris Industries
5375 North Main Street
Munnsville, NY 13409
800-933-6175
HydroWalk Series
Dual Drive Walk-Behind Mowers
Powerhead
Model Number
DDSKAV15
DDSKAV15CE
DDSKAV17
DDSKAV17CE
DDSKAV23
DDSKAV23CE
Mower Deck
Model Number
DDS48
DDS48R
DDS52
DDS52R
DDSH52
DDS61
DDSH61
OPERATOR’S
MANUAL

Summary of Contents of user manual for Ferris Industries Ddskav23

  • Page 1 OPERATOR’S MANUAL HydroWalk Series Dual Drive Walk-Behind Mowers Powerhead Mower Deck Model Number Model Number DDSKAV15 DDS48 DDSKAV15CE DDS48R...
  • Page 2: Safety Rules & Information
  • Page 3 Table of Contents Safety Rules & Information ................................2 Troubleshooting, Adjustments & Service Identification Tags ...............................................5 Troubleshooting the Mower ...................................19...
  • Page 4 Safety Rules & Information Read these safety rules and follow them closely. Failure to obey these rules could result...
  • Page 5: Identification Tags Safety Rules & Information 23. Use care when approaching blind corners, shrubs, Do Not trees or other objects that...
  • Page 6: Safety DecalsSafety Rules & Information SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE 10. Let engine cool before storing and do not store near flame. To...
  • Page 7: Safety Interlock SystemIdentification Numbers                  ...
  • Page 8: Control FunctionsSafety Decals GENERAL This unit has been designed and manufactured to pro- The safety decals below are on your rider...
  • Page 9: Safety Interlock System Safety Interlock System SAFETY INTERLOCK SYSTEM This unit is equipped with safety interlock switches. These safety systems are present...
  • Page 10: Checks Before StartingFeatures & Controls CONTROL FUNCTIONS The information below briefly describes the function of individual controls. Starting, stopping, driving, and mowing...
  • Page 11: Driving the Mower Features & Controls Parking Brake Handle The parking brake is applied by pushing DOWN on the parking brake handle...
  • Page 12: Pushing the Mower by HandOperation GENERAL OPERATING SAFETY CHECKS BEFORE STARTING Before first time operation: • Check that crankcase is filled to full mark...
  • Page 13: Starting After Long Term Storage Operation WARNING DRIVING THE MOWER The hydrostatic transmission has an infinite number of If you do not understand how...
  • Page 14: Checking Tire PressuresOperation MOWING PUSHING THE MOWER BY HAND Before mowing, set the cutting height as described in the Troubleshooting, Adjustments &...
  • Page 15: Check Hydraulic Oil Level Operation STORAGE WARNING Temporary Storage (30 Days Or Less) Never store the unit, with gasoline in engine or Remember,...
  • Page 16: LubricationRegular Maintenance MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE & PROCEDURES The following schedule should be followed for normal care of your mower. You will...
  • Page 17: Cleaning the Battery and Cables Regular Maintenance CHECKING / ADDING FUEL WARNING To add fuel: 1. Remove the fuel cap (see A, Figure 2)....
  • Page 18: Servicing the Mower BladesRegular Maintenance LUBRICATION Lubricate the machine at the lubrication points shown in Figures 6 - 11. Use grease fittings when...
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting the Mower Regular Maintenance BATTERY MAINTENANCE Checking the Battery Fluid NOTE: It is not necessary to check the battery fluid level...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting the Mower DeckRegular Maintenance SERVICING THE MOWER BLADES 1. Blades should be sharp and free of nicks and dents. If not, sharpen...
  • Page 21: Idler Pulley Height Adjustment (48” models) Troubleshooting Adjustments & Service TROUBLESHOOTING WARNING While normal care and regular maintenance will extend the life of your equipment,...
  • Page 22: Deck Leveling Adjustment (DDSH models)Troubleshooting, Adjustment & Service Rider Troubleshooting Continued. PROBLEM CAUSE REMEDY Engine runs, but mower will 1. Transmission release lever(s) 1....
  • Page 23: Mowing Height Adjustment (DDSH models) Troubleshooting, Adjustment & Service MOWING HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT Mount Blade Caster Height Of Cut Position Spacers Spacers The mowing height...
  • Page 24: Mower Belt ReplacementTroubleshooting, Adjustment & Service DECK LEVELING ADJUSTMENT (DDSH Models only) 1. Make sure there is one spacer above and below...
  • Page 25: Mower Belt Replacement (DDSH models) Troubleshooting, Adjustment & Service 23
  • Page 26: Transmission Drive Belt ReplacementTroubleshooting, Adjustment & Service MOWER BELT REPLACEMENT AND ADJUSTMENT To avoid damaging belts, DO NOT PRY BELTS OVER PULLEYS. PTO...
  • Page 27: Tracking Adjustment Troubleshooting, Adjustment & Service MOWER BELT REPLACEMENT AND ADJUSTMENT (DDSH Models only) To avoid damaging belts, DO NOT PRY...
  • Page 28: Changing Oil & FiltersTroubleshooting, Adjustment & Service TRANSMISSION DRIVE BELT B C REPLACEMENT A FRONT D To avoid damaging belts, DO NOT E...
  • Page 29: PTO Clutch Adjustment Troubleshooting, Adjustment & Service TRANSMISSION NEUTRAL & TRACKING ADJUSTMENTS Neutral Adjustment 1. Park the machine on a smooth, level...
  • Page 30: Auxiliary (Booster) BatteryTroubleshooting, Adjustment & Service TRANSMISSION MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE B The hydrostatic transmissions are sealed units that require no maintenance other...
  • Page 31 Troubleshooting, Adjustment & Service A B B B C Figure 34. Adjust PTO Clutch A. Window B A B....
  • Page 32: Replacement Parts & AccessoriesTroubleshooting, Adjustment & Service BATTERY SERVICE Jump Starting With Auxiliary (Booster) Battery WARNING Jump starting is not recommended. However, if...
  • Page 33 Troubleshooting, Adjustment & Service THIS HOOK-UP FOR NEGATIVE GROUND VEHICLES To To Starter Starter Switch Switch Jumper Cable Starting...
  • Page 34Specifications NOTE: Specifications are correct at time of printing and are subject to change without notice. * Actual sustained equipment...
  • Page 35 Lawn Care & Mowing Information GENERAL INFORMATION • Types of Grass, Climate and Conditions • How and When to...
  • Page 36Lawn Care & Mowing Information HOW HIGH TO Cut less than MOW THE GRASS Often cutting height is a 1/3...
  • Page 37 Lawn Care & Mowing Information LC-3
  • Page 38Lawn Care & Mowing Information MOWING METHODS Proper Broadcast Mowing Broadcasting, or side-discharging, disperses fine clip- pings evenly over the...
  • Page 39 Lawn Care & Mowing Information TIPS On Dealing With Clippings • Reduce the evaporation of water from your lawn....
  • Page 40Lawn Care & Mowing Information Stepped Cutting Stepped cutting is sharp ridges or uneven levels left in the lawn surface....
  • Page 41 Lawn Care & Mowing Information Uneven Cutting Uneven cutting is waviness or smooth troughs in the lawn surface. Uneven...
  • Page 42Common International Symbols Choke PTO Clutch Fast (Throttle) Parking Brake Slow (Throttle) Brake Throttle Mower Cutting Fuel Height Adjustment Headlights...
  • Page 43 Ferris Industries, Inc. Owner's Limited Warranty Information (Effective 04/28/2004) Thank you for purchasing Ferris commercial mowing equipment. Please take...
  • Page 44OPERATOR’S MANUAL HydroWalk Series Dual Drive Walk-Behind Mowers Ferris Industries 5375 North Main Street Munnsville, NY 13409 800-933-6175 www.ferrisindustries.com ©...
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