Husqvarna YTH1842


The Husqvarna YTH1842 riding mower is not the most powerful riding mower you can buy from Husqvarna. The engine that powers it is a Briggs and Stratton Intek engine that puts out 18bhp, which is pretty paltry when compared to other machines that Husqvarna makes like the Husqvarna GTH26V52LS and the Husqvarna GTH27V48LS. The Intek engine uses a full pressure lubrication system to keep moving parts fully lubricated and moving efficiently. The engine is started by a 12 volt battery that is recharged via a 9 amp alternator once the engine is running. The fuel tank of the YTH 1842 has a capacity for 7. 6 liters of gasoline.

The drive system on the Husqvarna YTH1842 is a Hydro Gear 322-0510 hydrostatic which makes it an automatic. This means that there is no need to change gears during operation, it has infinite speeds going forward and also reverse. The rear tires, which power the YTH 1842 measure 20×10-8 (20 inches in diameter, 10 inches wide, 8 inches in rim diameter), while the front wheels each measure 15×6-6 (15 inches in diameter). diameter, 6-inch width, 6-inch rim diameter).

The cutting deck on the Husqvarna YTH1842 has a 42-inch width of cut. This mower deck can operate as low as 0. 5 inches above the ground and as high as 3. 5 inches above the ground. In total it has 6 different operating heights, each differing by approximately 0. 5 inches. The blades are electronically meshed and driven by a belt drive system. The platform is raised and lowered by a spring assisted hand lever. On the front edge of the mower deck are 2 anti-drop wheels that force the deck to follow the contours of the ground as you travel over it. The YTH 1842 is an ideal riding mower for lawns between 0. 5 and 2. 5 acres.

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