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  • General Operation

  • Safety

  • Slope Operation

  • Toro Riding Mower Safety

  • Slope Chart

  • Safety and Instruction Decals

  • Gasoline and Oil
  • Using Stabilizer/Conditioner

  • Filling the Fuel Tank

  • Checking the Engine Oil Level

  • Think Safety First

  • Parking Brake

  • Starting and Stopping the Engine

  • Controls

  • The Safety Interlock

  • Operation

  • Operating the Power Take off (PTO)

  • Testing the Safety Interlock System

  • Driving Forward or Backward

  • Stopping the Machine

  • Adjusting the Height of Cut

  • Positioning the Seat

  • To Operate Machine

  • Pushing the Machine by Hand

  • To Push the Machine

  • Adjusting the Motion Control Levers

  • Side Discharge

  • Tips for Mowing Grass

  • Adjusting the Footrest

  • Maintenance Schedule

  • Checking Oil Level

  • Changing/Draining Oil
  • Servicing the Engine Oil

  • Changing Oil Filter

  • Removing the Foam and Paper Elements

  • Servicing the Air Cleaner

  • Removing Spark Plug

  • Cleaning/Installing Foam/Paper Elements

  • Servicing the Spark Plug

  • Installing Blades

  • Removing the Blades

  • Greasing and Lubrication

  • Servicing the Battery

  • Greasing the Bearings

  • Installing the Battery

  • Adding Water to the Battery

  • Draining the Fuel Tank

  • Checking the Tire Pressure

  • Replacing the Fuel Filter

  • Leveling the Mower from Side-To-Side

  • Adjusting the Front-To-Rear Blade Slope

  • Replacing the Mower Belt
  • Removing the Mower

  • Installing the Mower

  • Servicing the Fuse

  • Washing the Underside of the Mower

  • Replacing the Grass Deflector

  • Wiring Diagram
  • Cleaning and Storage

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Form No. 3352=217

TimeCutter ® Z with Side Discharge

Mower

Model No. 74325mSerial

No. 250000001

and Up

Operator's Manual

Register your product at www.Toro.com

Original instructions (EN)

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Summary of Contents for Toro TimeCutter Z420

  • Page 1 Form No. 3352=217 TimeCutter ® Z with Side Discharge Mower Model No. 74325mSerial No. 250000001 and Up Operator's Manual Register your product at www.Toro.com Original instructions (EN)
  • Page 2 Testing the Safety Interlock System ... the location of the model and serial numbers on the product. Contact us at www,Toro,com © 2004 by The Toro Company 8111 Lyndale Avenue South All Rights Reserved Printed in the USA Bloomington, MN 55420-1196...
  • Page 3: General Operation

    Safe Operating Practices The following instructions are from ANSI standard B71.1--2003. This product is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects. Always follow all safety instructions avoid serious injury or death. General Operation m 7865 Read, understand, and follow all instructions in the Figure operator's...
  • Page 4: Slope Operation

    Always wear eye protection when operating mower. Do not mow near drop-offs, ditches, steep banks or ® water. Wheels dropping over edges can cause rollovers, Data indicates that operators, age 60 years and above, ® which may result in serious injury, death or drowning. are involved in a large percentage of riding...
  • Page 5: Toro Riding Mower Safety

    Never remove the gas cap or add fuel when the engine ® is running. Allow the engine to cool before refueling. Do not smoke. Toro Riding Mower Safety Never refuel the machine indoors. The following list contains safety information specific...
  • Page 7: Slope Chart

    Slope Chart ALIGN THIS EDGE WITH A VERTICAL SURFACE _REE, BUiLDiNG, FENCEPOST, POLE ETC.)
  • Page 9: Safety And Instruction Decals

    Safety and instruction Decals Safety decals and instructions are easily visible to the operator and are located near any area of potential danger. Replace any decal that is damaged or lost. 68=3660 105-7015 79=3140 108=2392 93=1122 106-2224 Throttle Power take-off (PTO) Choke Headlights Fast...
  • Page 10 106=8743 Height of cut ® 108=6109 To push the machine, move bypass levers forward and then out to lock them into position ji..Battery Symbols Some or all of these symbols are on your battery. Explosion hazard Keep bystanders a safe No fire, open flames, distance...
  • Page 11: Gasoline And Oil

    Gasoline and Oil Recommended Gasoline Use UNLEADED Regular Gasoline suitable for automotive use (87 pump octane minimum). Leaded regular gasoline Gasoline is harmful or fatal if swallowed. may be used if unleaded regular is not available. Long-term exposure to vapors can cause serious injury...
  • Page 12: Think Safety First

    Controls peration Become familiar with all of the controls (Fig. 3 and 4) Note: Determine the left and right sides of the machine before you start the engine and operate the machine. from the normal operating position................Think Safety First Please carefully read all of the safety instructions decals in the safety section, l<51owing this information...
  • Page 13: The Safety Interlock

    Move the PTO (power take off) to Off (Fig. 5). Move the PTO to Off (Fig. 5). 3. Turn the ignition key to Off (Fig. 7). 4. Pull the wire off of the spark plug(s) to prevent possibility of someone accidentally starting the machine before transporting...
  • Page 14: Testing The Safety Interlock System

    Forward Understanding the Safety Interlock System Move the levers to the center, unlocked position. The safety interlock system is designed to prevent the 2. To go forward, slowly push the motion control levers engine from starting unless: forward (Fig. 9). The PTO is disengaged.
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Height Of Cut

    Children or bystanders may be injured if they move or attempt to operate the mower while it is unattended. Always remove the ignition key and move the i" motion control levers to the brake position when 4-1/2 inch (114 mm) leaving the machine unattended,...
  • Page 16: To Operate Machine

    Pushing the Machine by Hand Always push the machine by hand. Never tow the machine because damage may occur. To Push the Machine Park the machine on a level surface and disengage blade control (PTO). Move the motion control levers outward to engage the °...
  • Page 17: Side Discharge

    Adjusting the Footrest The footrest can be adjusted forward or backward maximum operator comfort. 1. Lift up the footrest and place the rods in the same hole positions (Fig. 14). i? i m 6479 Figure Engine hood 2. Hook m 6423 Side Discharge Figure 1.
  • Page 18 File down any nicks and sharpen the blades as necessary. If a blade is damaged or worn, replace it immediately with a genuine Mowing Direction Toro replacement blade. Alternate mowing direction to keep the grass standing straight. This also helps disperse...
  • Page 19: Maintenance Schedule

    aintenance Note: Determine the left and right sides of the machine from the normal operating position. Recommended Maintenance Schedule Maintenance Service Maintenance Procedure interval Check the engine oil level. ® Each use Check the safety system. ® Clean the mower housing. ®...
  • Page 20: Checking Oil Level

    Servicing the Engine Oil Check the oil level daily or after every 8 hours. Change the oil after the first 5 operating hours and every 50 operating hours thereafter. Oil Type: Detergent oil (API service SK SG, SH, S J, or higher) Crankcase Capacity:...
  • Page 21: Changing Oil Filter

    Disengage the PTO and set the parking brake. Remove the old filter and wipe the filter adapter gasket surface (Fig. 20). Stop the engine, remove the key, and wait for all moving parts to stop before leaving the operating Apply a thin coat of clean oil to the rubber gasket on the position.
  • Page 22: Removing Spark Plug

    Replace the foam element if it is torn or worn. Cleaning the Paper Element: Lightly tap the element on a fiat surface to remove dust and dirt. Carefully clean the rubber seal on the paper element prevent debris from entering the engine.
  • Page 23 Servicing the Cutting Blades Maintain sharp blades throughout the cutting season because sharp blades cut cleanly without tearing or shredding the grass blades. Tearing and shredding turns grass brown at the edges, which slows growth and increases the chance of disease. Check the cutter blades daily for sharpness, and for any wear or damage.
  • Page 24: Installing Blades

    1. Install the blade onto the spindle shaft (Fig. 27). the machine, use genuine Toro replacement blades. Replacement blades made by other manufacturers The curved part of the blade must be result in non-conformance with safety standards.
  • Page 25: Greasing And Lubrication

    Install the blade stiffener, the curved washer (cupped side toward the blade) and the blade bolt (Fig. 27). Torque the blade bolt to 35-65 ft-lb (47-88 N.m). Greasing and Lubrication Lubricate the machine when shown on the Check Service Reference Aid decal (Fig.
  • Page 26: Installing The Battery

    Removing the Battery Battery terminals or metal tools could short against metal machine components causing sparks. Sparks can cause the battery gasses to explode, resulting in personal injury. * When removing or installing the battery, do not allow the battery terminals to touch any metal parts of the machine.
  • Page 27: Adding Water To The Battery

    1. Tip the seat forward to see the battery. Remove the battery from the chassis; refer to Removing the Battery, page 26. Look at the side of the battery. The electrolyte must be Check the electrolyte level; refer to Checking up to the Upper line (Fig.
  • Page 28: Checking The Tire Pressure

    Close the fuel shut-off valve located under the front of Install a new filter and move the hose clamps close to the fuel tank. the filter (Fig. 35). Loosen the hose clamp at the fllel filter and slide it up Open the fuel shut-off valve.
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Front-To-Rear Blade Slope

    m 6426 Adjusting the Front-to-Rear Blade Slope Check the front-to-rear blade level any time you install the mower. If the front of the mower is more than 5/16 inch (7.9 mm) lower than the rear of the mower, adjust the blade level using the following instructions: Park the machine...
  • Page 30: Replacing The Mower Belt

    Measure from the tip of the front blade to the flat surface and the tip of the rear blade to the flat surface (Fig. 40). If the front blade tip is not 1/16-5/16 inch (1.6-7.9 ram) lower than the rear blade tip, adjust the front locknuts.
  • Page 31: Removing The Mower

    Removing the Mower Note: Before removing the mower, make a note for which holes are used in the leveling brackets (Fig. 44). The spring is under tension when installed and can cause personal injury. Park the machine on a level surface and disengage blade control (PTO).
  • Page 32: Installing The Mower

    Slide the mower rearward to remove the mower belt from the engine pulley. Slide the mower out from underneath the machine. Note: Retain all parts for future installation. Installing the Mower Park the machine on a level surface and disengage blade control (PTO).
  • Page 33: Replacing The Grass Deflector

    Lower the mower to the lowest height-of-cut. Place the spring on the rod, with end wires down, and between the grass deflector brackets. Slide rod through Sit on the seat and start the engine. Engage the PTO and second grass deflector bracket and internal lock washer...
  • Page 34: Wiring Diagram

    Wiring Diagram (IGNITION) SWITCH PN 88-9830 WIRE COLOR CODES _GND_ BLACK _pK'= PtNK SAR[ B t S co*kNECTION a_BN 4u BROWN _R _ BLUE _T 4a _GN 4m GREEN _VlO _ VIOLET [-Y-J TERMINAL VIEW FROM =_Gy'u GREY WHITE BACK SWITCH _OR _ ORANGE...
  • Page 35: Cleaning And Storage

    Cleaning and Storage crank the engine and distribute the oil inside the cylinder. Install the spark plug(s). Do not install the wire on the spark plug(s). Disengage the PTO, set the parking brake, stop the engine, and remove the key. Clean any dirt and chaff from the top of the mower.
  • Page 36 Trou leshooti Problem Possible Causes Corrective Action The engine overheats. 1. The engine load is excessive. 1. Reduce ground speed. 2. The oil level in the crankcase is 2. Add oil to the crankcase. low. 3. Remove the obstruction from The cooling fins and air passages under the engine the cooling fins and air...
  • Page 37 Problem Possible Causes Corrective Action The engine loses power. 1. The engine load is excessive. 1. Reduce ground speed. 2. Clean the air cleaner element. 2. The air cleaner is dirty. 3. The oil level in the crankcase is 3. Add oil to the crankcase. low.
  • Page 38 Problem Possible Causes Corrective Action The blades do not rotate. 1. Install a new drive belt. The drive belt is worn, loose or broken. The drive belt is off of the 2. Install the drive belt and check pulley. the adjusting shafts and belt guides for the correct position.
  • Page 40 If for any reason you are dissatisfied with your Distributor's service or have difficulty obtaining guarantee information, contact the Toro importer. If all other remedies fail, you may contact us at Toro Warranty Company.

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