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Husqvarna YTH18542 42 inch 18.5 HP (Briggs) Lawn Tractor

Model: YTH18542 Lawn Tractor  |  Item Number: 960450059
UPC: 085388593559
 - 4.86 Stars - Based on 7 Review(s)
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Features for the Husqvarna YTH18542 Lawn Tractor

  • Pedal-Operated Hydrostatic Transmission: Use pedals to change speed and direction, allowing you to keep both hands on the steering wheel while operating the mower.
  • Reinforced Cutting Deck: Reinforced with heavy steel for greater strength and durability.
  • Adjustable Sliding Seat: Seat platform changes height when the seat is moved forward or backward for optimal operator position.
  • Air Induction: Brings clean air from the top to the bottom of the deck, providing great grass lift and a superior cut.
  • Cast Iron Front Axle: Provides excellent balance and stability.
  • Step-Through Design: Easily mount and dismount the mower with comfort.
  • Anti-Scalp Wheels: Reduces scalping risk on uneven lawns.
  • Manual Blade Engagement: Blade engagement lever on the dash is easily accessible.
  • Dual Draglinks: Allows for a tighter turning radius and better maneuverability.
  • Cup Holder: Holds refreshments while mowing.
  • Reverse Operating System: Blades disengage while driving in reverse.
  • Deck Wash Port: Connect a hose to the port to clean the underside of the deck.
  • Safety Switch: Engine and cutting deck are switched off when the driver leaves the seat.

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Technical Specs for the Husqvarna YTH18542 Lawn Tractor*

Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton
Engine Intek
Cylinders 1
Battery 12V, 28 Ah
Fuel Capacity 2.5 gal
Oil Filter Yes

Cutting Deck
Cutting Width 106.68 cm
Anti-scalp Wheels 2

Drive System
Transmission Type Hydrostatic
Transmission Manufacturer Tuff Torq

Seat Material Vinyl
Seat Back Height Medium 13''
Steering Wheel Type Ergonomic Soft Grip

* These Technical Specs are provided by the manufacturer at the beginning of the model year. Please be aware that the manufacturer may decide to change these specs at any given time without notice.

Reviews for the YTH18542 Lawn Tractor

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Reviewed on   -   Purchased on 6/5/2022
Is great place to buy a riding lawn mower
Reviewed on   -   Purchased on 4/26/2022
No Comments
Reviewed on   -   Purchased on 4/20/2022
Customer service was second to none. Got all my answers ands was very complete. Order was shipped the same day and was available to me within 48 hours. Only paid a $50 liftgate fee. Trucking company was excellent . 
I highly recommend these people. 
Reviewed on   -   Purchased on 8/17/2021
Ordered it right from the factory, took awhile to ship due to supply problems but worth the wait. Came a long way to get to Florida and I might add not a scratch could be found. The people or person who packed this mower for shipment deserves a pat on the back. Good job.
Reviewed on   -   Purchased on 7/16/2020
I need owners manual for mower not something online
Reviewed on   -   Purchased on 5/18/2020
We have been waiting 1 MONTH for the bagger!
Reviewed on   -   Purchased on 4/20/2019
so far so good

Q & A for the Husqvarna YTH18542 Lawn Tractor

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Asked on 6/27/2021 1:20:51 PM by Nike
Does this arrive fully assembled?

Nike, yes this comes fully assembled.
Asked on 3/20/2021 2:42:38 PM by Georglyn
Strickland. What is warranty info?

Georglyn, here is the info on warranties via Jacks Small Engines.
Asked on 8/21/2020 11:16:57 AM by Todd
what is the total width of the mower at it's widest points? it needs to fit into a very specific space.

Todd, this mower is 43.5" wide with the discharge chute up and 49" wide with the discharge chute down.
Asked on 6/7/2020 1:24:02 PM by RICHARD
Is there a snow attachment for this unit

Richard, unfortunately there are not attachments for snow.
Asked on 6/9/2020 1:18:50 PM by Roy
What is the tallest grass I can cut with this lawn mover? My pastor has grass that gets up to two feet tall, will that ruin the mower over time? Do I need a more powerfull or taller mower? Will the mower die over time quicker if I use it in tall grass?

Roy, this model can cut up to 4" in height.
Asked on 8/23/2019 2:56:22 PM by Charles
Does it go in reverse, with of the mover, we have a gate

Charles, yes this mower does go in reverse - the maximum reverse speed is 2.9 mph.
Asked on 6/17/2019 9:40:31 PM by george
max cutting height

George, the max cutting height is 4".