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Alamo A60 Operator's Manual

Alamo rotary mower operator's manual.
Published 01/08
This Operator's Manual is an integral part of the safe operation of this machine and must
be maintained with the unit at all times. READ, UNDERSTAND, and FOLLOW the Safety
and Operation Instructions contained in this manual before operating the equipment. C01-
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ALAMO INDUSTRIAL
1502 E. Walnut
Seguin, Texas 78155
830-372-3551
Email: parts@alamo-industrial.com
OPERATOR'S MANUAL
®
©2008 Alamo Group Inc.
A60
A72
ROTARY MOWER
Part No. 00757274C
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  • Page 1

    READ, UNDERSTAND, and FOLLOW the Safety and Operation Instructions contained in this manual before operating the equipment. C01- Cover ALAMO INDUSTRIAL 1502 E. Walnut Seguin, Texas 78155 830-372-3551 Email: parts@alamo-industrial.com ® ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. ROTARY MOWER Part No. 00757274C $0.00...

  • Page 2

    To the Owner/Operator/Dealer All implements with moving parts are potentially hazardous. There is no substitute for a cautious, safe-minded operator who recognizes the potential hazards and follows reasonable safety practices. The manufacturer has designed this implement to be used with all its safety equipment properly attached to minimize the chance of acci- dents.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents SAFETY SECTION... 1-1 General Safety Instructions and Practices ... 1-2 Equipment Operation Safety Instructions and Practices... 1-5 Transporting Safety Instructions and Practices... 1-11 Storage and Parking Safety Instructions and Practices ... 1-15 Concluding Safety Instructions and Practices... 1-15 Decal Location ...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Starting the Tractor ... 4-23 Brake and Differential Lock Setting... 4-23 Raising the Mower ... 4-24 Driving the Tractor and Mower... 4-24 Crossing Ditches and Steep Inclines ... 4-25 OPERATING THE TRACTOR AND IMPLEMENT... 4-26 Foreign Debris Hazards ... 4-27 Bystanders/Passersby Precautions ...

  • Page 5

    In order to reduce accidents and enhance the safe operation of mowers, Alamo Industrial, in cooperation with other industry manufacturers has developed the AEM/FEMA Industrial and Agricultural Mower Safety Practices video and guide book. The video will familiarize and instruct mower-tractor operators in safe practices when using industrial and agricultural mowing equipment.

  • Page 6

    Alamo Industrial Division is willing to provide one (1) AEM Mower Safety Practices Video Please Send Me: VHS Format – AEM/FEMA Mower Operator Safety Video DVD Format – AEM/FEMA Mower Operator Safety Video Mower Operator’s Manual AEM Mower Operator’s Safety Manual...

  • Page 7: Safety Section

    SAFETY SECTION Safety Section 1-1 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc..

  • Page 8: General Safety Instructions And Practices

    Safety Messages. Always use good common sense to avoid hazards. Si no lee ingles, pida ayuda a alguien que si lo lea para que le traduzca las medidas de seguridad. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SG-2) (SG-3) Safety Section 1-2...

  • Page 9

    NOTE: Hearing loss from loud noise [from tractors, chain saws, radios, and other such sources close to the ear] is cumulative over a lifetime without hope of natural recovery. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SG-30) “Wait a minute...Save a life!”...

  • Page 10

    Relieve hydraulic pressure before performing maintenance or repairs. Use gloves and eye protection when servicing hot components. Contact with a hot surface or fluid can cause serious injury from burns or scalding. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SG-22) (SG-24)

  • Page 11: Equipment Operation Safety Instructions And Practices

    Such an impact could cause the Implement and Tractor to pivot violently resulting in loss of steering control, serious injury, or even death. Never allow the Implement to contact obstacles. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SGM-9) (SSP-3)

  • Page 12

    Do not mount the Tractor while the tractor is moving. Mount the Tractor only when the Tractor and all moving parts are completely stopped. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SBH-6) Shut down PTO and the Tractor...

  • Page 13

    Attacking insects can cause you to lose control of the tractor, which can result in serious injury or death to you or bystanders. Never dismount a moving tractor. (SG-40) A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SG-13) Wear oil impenetrable gloves, safety (SG-15)

  • Page 14

    Normal ground speed range is from 2 to 5 mph(3-8 kph). Use slow mowing speeds when operating on or near steep slopes, ditches, drop-offs, overhead obstructions, power lines, or when debris and foreign objects are to be avoided. (SGM-7) A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SGM-1) Inspect the area before (SGM-6)

  • Page 15

    Mower exposes the Cutting Blades which creates a potentially serious hazard and can cause serious injury by objects thrown from the Blades or by contact with the Blades. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY Check to make sure there are no...

  • Page 16

    PTO adapter. Consult an authorized dealer for assistance if the Implement driveline does not match the Tractor PTO. (S3PT-14) A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SRM-1) The Implement could tip over and cause...

  • Page 17: Transporting Safety Instructions And Practices

    Make certain that the “Slow Moving Vehicle” (SMV) sign is installed in such a way as to be clearly visible and legible. When transporting the Equipment use the Tractor flashing warning lights and follow all local traffic regulations. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (S3PT-15) (SG-6) Safety Section 1-11...

  • Page 18

    NOT transport the Implement behind a truck or other type of vehicle. Never transport the Implement and another Implement connected in tandem. Never transport the Implement at speeds over 20 MPH. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SG-19) (STI-1)

  • Page 19

    Implement is securely supported or blocked up to prevent sudden or inadvertent falling which could cause serious injury or even death. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (S3PT-8) Place the Implement on the ground or securely...

  • Page 20

    Replace bent or broken blades with new blades. NEVER ATTEMPT TO STRAIGHTEN, WELD, OR WELD HARDFACING ON BLADES SINCE THIS WILL LIKELY CRACK OR OTHERWISE DAMAGE THE BLADE WITH SUBSEQUENT FAILURE AND POSSIBLE SERIOUS INJURY FROM THROWN BLADES. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY (SG-20) (SG-21) (SG-28)

  • Page 21: Storage And Parking Safety Instructions And Practices, Concluding Safety Instructions And Practices

    Safety Messages and operation instruction in each of the appropriate sections of the Tractor and Equipment Manuals. Pay close attention to the Safety Signs affixed to the Tractor and Equipment. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY PARTS INFORMATION...

  • Page 22: Decal Location

    Decal Location NOTE: Alamo supplies safety decals on this product to promote safe operation. Damage to the decals may occur while in shipping, use, or reconditioning. Alamo cares about the safety of its customers, operators, and bystanders, and will replace the safety decals on this product in the field, free of charge (Some shipping and handling charges may apply).

  • Page 23

    Use/Repair Shields & Guards Blades/ Thrown Objects Slip Clutch Adjustment Notice to Owner 540 RPM Operation SMV Emblem Alamo Industrial (4 x 5) Alamo Industrial (5 1/8 x 18 3/4) Serial Number Plate Red Reflector Canister, Operators Manual Operators Manual Bolt Lockwasher...

  • Page 24: Decal Description

    DANGER! Guard Missing, Do Not Operate. If you see this decal, Do Not Operate the mower until the shield has been replaced. P/N 00756004 DANGER! Rotating Driveline Keep Away, Contact can cause death. P/N 00756005 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY Safety Section 1-18...

  • Page 25

    DANGER! Make certain that drivelines are correct length and are securely attached. P/N 00756494 IMPORTANT - Use only Genuine Alamo Industrial replacement parts. P/N 02925100 PELIGRO! Spanish Translation for Driveline Safety P/N 00773723 WARNING! Maintain shields and deflectors in good condition. Failure to do so may lead to injury or even death.

  • Page 26

    P/N 00763613 Operator's Manual (with repair parts) and warranty was attached to this implement during final inspection. P/N 00763977 WARNING! Avoid Bodily Injury, Use 540RPM PTO Speed Only. P/N D103 A60/A72 01/08 Safety Section 1-20 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc.

  • Page 27

    DO NOT transport or operate without the SMV. Provided by Tractor Manufacturer. Replace if missing on tractor. P/N 03200347 NAME LOGO - Alamo Industrial P/N 02960766 Name LOGO - Alamo Industrial P/N 00757139 NAME LOGO - A60...

  • Page 28

    SAFETY NAME LOGO - A72 00769873 Red Reflectors P/N 2738332 A60/A72 01/08 Safety Section 1-22 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc.

  • Page 29: Federal Laws And Regulations

    (Refer to U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employment Standard Administration, Wage & Home Division, Child Labor Bulletin #102.) A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. SAFETY This section is not intended as a legal...

  • Page 75: Introduction Section

    INTRODUCTION SECTION Introduction Section 2-1 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc.

  • Page 76

    Identifies special instructions or procedures that, if not strictly observed, could result in damage to, or destruction of the machine, attachments or the environment. NOTE: Identifies points of particular interest for more efficient and convenient operation or repair. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. INTRODUCTION Introduction Section 2-2...

  • Page 77

    Cutting Blades. The A60 requires a tractor with a minimum of 30 HP and the A72 requires a minimum of 40 HP with adequate front end weight.

  • Page 78: Attention Owner/operator

    NOTE: Warranties are honored only if completed “Owner Registration and Warranty” forms are received by Alamo Group within thirty days of delivery of the implement. 3. Record the Blade Model and Serial Numbers on the Warranty page at the front of the Operator’s Manual.

  • Page 79: Assembly Section

    ASSEMBLY SECTION Assembly Section 3-1 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc.

  • Page 80: A-frame Assembly

    Insert a 3/4” x 6” bolt (10) through A-frame legs, rear braces, toggle link, and bushing and retain with a 3/4” locknut (9). 4. Tighten all bolts and locknuts per recom- mended torque at this time. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. ASSEMBLY Assembly Section 3-2...

  • Page 81: Tailwheel Assembly

    A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. ASSEMBLY Attach Assy01-Shielding Assembly Section 3-3...

  • Page 82

    Weldments using 1/2" x 1-1/4" bolts, flatwasher and locknuts. 3. Attach the Deflector Panels (3) to the Deflector Weldments using Deflector Bar (4), 1/2 x 1-1/4" bolts, and locknuts. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. ASSEMBLY Deflector Assembly Section 3-4...

  • Page 83: Chainguards (optional Equipment At Extra Cost)

    1/2" x 1-1/2" bolts (2) and Locknuts (1) (Figure Asm-R-0089) Rear Chain Guards (Optional Equipment) Rear Chain Guard - A60 & A72 (Figure Asm-R- 0087) 1. Attach the Right and Left Deflector Weldment (2 & 3) to the mower deck using 1/2" x 1-1/4" bolts (6) and locknuts.

  • Page 84: Driveline Attachment

    3/8” x 3/4” bolts (6), 3/8” washers (4), 3/8” lockwashers Position hardware as follows: bracket, flatwasher, lockwasher, bolt. Tighten bolts to recommended torque. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. ASSEMBLY Tighten the (5). gearbox, Assembly Section 3-6...

  • Page 85: Check Chains - Extra Equipment - For Lift-models

    For additional safety in transport, raise mower as high as possible without having driveline hit deck and shorten check chains as much as possible to prevent inadvertent falling in transport. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. ASSEMBLY Assembly Section 3-7...

  • Page 86: Offset Adapter Hitch - Extra Equipment

    For additional safety in transport, raise mower as high as possible without having driveline hit deck and shorten check chains as much as possible to prevent inadvertent falling in transport. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. ASSEMBLY Assembly Section 3-8...

  • Page 87: Operation Section

    OPERATION SECTION Operation Section 4-1 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc.

  • Page 88

    Pictures contained in this section are intended to be used as a visual aid to to assist in explaining the operation of a rotary mower and and are not of a A60/72 cutter. Some pictures may show shields removed for purposes of clarity.

  • Page 89: Standard Equipment And Specifications

    Mower with the wrong size Tractor can cause Mower component damage and equipment failure resulting in possible serious injury or death. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION 30 HP 3”...

  • Page 90: Operator Requirements

    A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Drugs and alcohol will affect an operator’s Before operating the Tractor or...

  • Page 91: Tractor Requirements, Rops And Seat Belt, Tractor Safety Devices

    -Maximum ... 90 HP • 3-Point Hitch: - Lifting Capacity ... A60 - 850.; A72 - 1050 lbs. - Category ... CAT I or CAT II • Front End Weight ... As needed to maintain 20% weight on front axle •...

  • Page 92: Tractor Horsepower, Point Hitch, Front End Weight

    For most mowing conditions, the A60 mower requires a tractor with a minimum of 30 HP and the A72 mower requires a tractor with a minimum of 40 HP. Operating the mower with a tractor that does not have adequate power may damage the tractor engine.

  • Page 93: Power Take Off (pto), Getting On And Off The Tractor

    OPS-U- 0007 Do not mount the Tractor while the tractor is moving. Mount the Tractor only when the Tractor and all moving parts are completely stopped. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Operation Section 4-7 (S3PT-16)

  • Page 94: Boarding The Tractor, Dismounting The Tractor

    Never dismount a Tractor that is moving or while the engine is running. Operate the Tractor controls from the tractor seat only. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SG-11) (SG-10)

  • Page 95: Starting The Tractor, Connecting The Mower To The Tractor

    Use extreme caution when connecting the mower to the tractor. The mower should be securely resting at ground level or setting on blocks. Keep hands and feet from under the mower deck and clear of pinch points between the tractor hitch arms and mower pins. OPS-R-0001 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SG-23) (SG-13)

  • Page 96: Setting The Mower

    Always avoid operating the mower at a height which causes the blades to contact the ground. OPS-U- 0010 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (S3PT-15) the lug and arm...

  • Page 97: Setting Mower Height

    3-Point lift maintaining a set height or when a constant pre-adjusted cut height is required. See Check Chains in the Assembly Section for this accessory. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SG-14) Operation Section 4-11...

  • Page 98: Setting Deck Pitch, Driveline Attachment

    Tractor PTO shaft. A driveline not attached correctly to the Tractor PTO shaft could come loose and result in personal injury and damage to the Implement. (S3PT-17) A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Operation Section 4-12...

  • Page 99: Driveline Length Check

    If the distance between the mark and the end of the outer shield tube becomes less than 2” at any point, the driveline must be shortened. OPS-R-0004_A A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Operation Section 4-13 (S3PT-18)

  • Page 100: Pre-operation Inspection And Service

    Implement. Never work on the Implement with the tractor PTO driveline connected and running. Rotating Parts, Blades or Drivelines could turn without warning and cause immediate entanglement, injury or death. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (S3PT-11) Operation Section 4-14...

  • Page 101: Tractor Pre-operation Inspection/service, Mower Pre-operation Inspection/service

    Before each mower use, a complete inspection and service is required to ensure the mower is in a good and safe working condition. Damaged and/or broken parts should be repaired and/or replaced immediately. To ensure the mower is ready for operation, conduct the following. OPS-R-0007 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SG-21) The following...

  • Page 102

    OPS-R-0037 • Ensure deflectors and/or chainguards are in position and not damaged. Replace worn, broken, and missing pieces. OPS-R-0038 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Operation Section 4-16...

  • Page 103

    Ensure the driveline integral shield is in good condition and rotates freely • Make sure the tractor PTO master shield is in place, lowered, and in good condition. OPS-R- 0039_A A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SGM-3) Operation Section 4-17...

  • Page 104

    Replace damaged, worn and missing blades as complete sets to maintain rotary balance during operation. • Ensure carrier hub nut is tightened with the cotter pin inserted and spread. OPS-R-0041 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Operation Section 4-18...

  • Page 105: Cutting Component Inspection

    Failure to replace abnormally worn blades may lead to catastrophic failure of the blades and ejection of the broken part with tremendous force which may cause serious bodily injury or death. OPS-U-0032 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Operation Section 4-19...

  • Page 106

    Blade bolts are tight Wheel lug nuts are tight Transport locks are in good condition Operator’s Signature: DO NOT OPERATE an UNSAFE TRACTOR or MOWER A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Make ____________________ ________________ Shift Condition at Start of Shift...

  • Page 107

    The air filter is in good condition Operator’s Signature: DO NOT OPERATE an UNSAFE TRACTOR or MOWER This Inspection Form may be freely duplicated for extra copies. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Make ____________________ ________________ Shift Condition at...

  • Page 108: Driving The Tractor And Implement

    When operating in traffic always use the Tractor’s flashing warning lights and reduce your speed. Be aware of traffic around you and watch out for the other guy. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SG-23) (SG-19)

  • Page 109: Brake And Differential Lock Setting, Starting The Tractor

    When operating in traffic, always use the Tractor’s flashing warning lights and reduce your speed. Be aware of traffic around you and watch out for the other guy. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION LOCKED MOST...

  • Page 110: Raising The Mower, Driving The Tractor And Mower

    Use extreme caution when operating on steep slopes. Keep the tractor in a low gear when going downhill. DO NOT coast or free-wheel downhill. OPS-R-0019 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION When OPS-R-0042 Determine the Operation Section 4-24...

  • Page 111: Crossing Ditches And Steep Inclines

    When confronted with an incline or ditch, do not approach from an angle which is perpendicular or straight on as damage to or over-collapse of the driveline may occur. OPS-R-0021_A A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Operation Section 4-25...

  • Page 112: Operating The Tractor And Implement

    Stop mowing immediately if blades strike a foreign object. Repair all damage and make certain rotor or blade carrier is balanced before resuming mowing. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Inspect the area before (SGM-5)

  • Page 113: Foreign Debris Hazards, Bystanders/passersby Precautions

    If a bystander comes within 300 feet of the tractor while the mower is being operated, stop the tractor at once, idle the engine and disengage the PTO. Do not engage the PTO again until all bystanders are well past the 300 foot distance. OPS-R-0024 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Remove all Operation Section 4-27...

  • Page 114: Engaging The Power Take Off (pto)

    Do not put hands or feet under mower decks. Blade Contact can result in serious injury or even death. Stay away until all motion has stopped and the decks are securely blocked up. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SRM-1) (SGM-9)

  • Page 115: Pto Rpm And Ground Speed, Operating The Mower

    When mowing in reverse, operate the tractor and mower at a much reduced ground speed to ensure control is maintained of the tractor and cutter. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SGM-7) OPS-R-0026_H...

  • Page 116

    -Never allow clippings or debris to collect near drivelines, slip clutches, and gearboxes. Periodically shut down the Tractor and Mower and clean clippings and collected debris from the mower deck. (SGM-12) A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SGM-1) Check to make sure there are no Operation Section 4-30...

  • Page 117

    In such conditions, raise the cutting height to 12” or more on the first pass OPS-R-0043 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Never raise the Operation Section 4-31 (SRM-7)

  • Page 118

    Stay alert and watch for trees, low hanging limbs, power lines, and other overhead obstacles and solid ground objects while you are operating. to avoid hitting these items OPS-R-0028_A A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION If possible, Use care Operation Section 4-32...

  • Page 119: Shutting Down The Implement, Disconnecting The Mower From The Tractor

    Use extreme care to keep feet and hands from under the mower and clear of any pinch points caused by the tractor hitch arms and mower pins. OPS-R-0030_A A60/A72 01/08 Operation Section 4-33 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc.

  • Page 120

    Use the Tongue Jack for lifting the Implement only. Overloading the Tongue Jack can cause failure with possible serious bodily injury or even death. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (S3PT-15) (STI-4)

  • Page 121: Mower Storage, Transporting The Tractor And Implement

    By using good judgement and following safe transport procedures, the possibility of accidents while moving between locations can be substantially minimized. OPS-U- 0017 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION (SG-10) Operation Section 4-35...

  • Page 122: Transporting On Public Roadways

    When transporting the Equipment use the Tractor flashing warning lights and follow all local traffic regulations. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION NOTE: When Remember that roadways are primarily designed for...

  • Page 123

    Use caution and reduce speed if other vehicles or pedestrians are in the area. OPS- U- 0022 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION emblem roads, have Operation Section 4-37...

  • Page 124: Hauling The Tractor And Implement

    OPS-U- 0025 A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Operation Section 4-38...

  • Page 125

    If during transport a hard braking, sharp turning, or swerving action was performed, stop at the next safe location to inspect the security of the load. OPS-U- 0026 A60/A72 01/08 Operation Section 4-39 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc.

  • Page 126: Troubleshooting Guide

    Mower Windrowing Cutting heavy material. Blades Wear Fast Cutting in sandy or rocky conditions Blades too soft. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Remedy Sharpen or replace Blades. Use correct Blade for Carrier. Use Fan Blades in grass. Increase PTO speed.

  • Page 127

    Friction Facings glazed. Oil Blowing out Vent Plug Flat bottomed Vent Plug or shallow cavity Plug. Oil level too high. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Tighten Bolts to 300 ft./lbs. Replace Blade Carrier. Replace Locknut. Use protective device with joint.

  • Page 128

    Bolts loose. Driveline Integral Shields Install Shields deformed. Rattling or Not Turning Freely Nylon Bearing worn. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. OPERATION Replace Seal. Install Oil Seal. Use NLGI-000 Grease, or Mobilux EP023, or Gulf EP023, or Sun 740-A EP Grease.

  • Page 129: Maintenance Section

    MAINTENANCE SECTION Maintenance Section 5-1 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc.

  • Page 130: Lubrication

    Failure to maintain proper lubrication will result in damage to U-joints, gearbox, and/or driveshaft. Lubrication Fitting Location ITEM DESCRIPTION FREQUENCY U-Joints 8 hours Gearbox Check Daily Tailwheel Pivot 10 hours Wheel Hubs 10 hours Telescoping Tubes 8 hours A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. MAINTENANCE Maintenance Section 5-2...

  • Page 131: Driveline Lubrication

    Housing so the Nylon Bearing fits into the Shield Bearing Retainer. Align holes on the Shield and replace the screws in the Shield. Make certain that the Driveline Integral Shields are free to telescope and rotate around the Driveline without binding. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. MAINTENANCE Maintenance Section 5-3...

  • Page 132: Gearbox, Tail Wheel Assembly

    Tail Wheel Bearings are packed at the factory with heavy-duty bearing grease. Grease Fittings are provided in the Wheel Hub and Tail Wheel Beam. Grease after 10 hours of use. Figure Mnt-0004. A60/A72 01/08 Maintenance Section 5-4 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc.

  • Page 133: Blade Servicing, Blade Sharpening

    1/16" blunt edge. Do not sharpen back side of blade. Avoid personal injury. Always block the cutter up to prevent it from falling when the blades and/ or carrier are being serviced. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. MAINTENANCE Maintenance Section 5-5...

  • Page 134: Blade Removal, Blade Carrier Removal, Blade Carrier Installation, Slip Clutch

    To adjust the disc clutch, tighten the 6 bolts until Belleville spring is flat and then loosen each of them 2 turns. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. MAINTENANCE Maintenance Section 5-6...

  • Page 135: Seasonal Clutch Maintenance

    Engage the PTO (approximately one second) and then quickly disengage it. The friction lining plates should break loose (check the mark). Turn tractor off. Tighten the nuts on the disc spring clutch until Belleville spring is flat, then loosen each nut 2 turns. A60/A72 01/08 ©2008 Alamo Group Inc. MAINTENANCE Maintenance Section 5-7...

  • Page 136

    LIMITED WARRANTIES 1.01. Alamo Industrial warrants for one year from the purchase date to the original non-commercial, governmental, or municipal purchaser (“Purchaser”) and warrants for six months to the original commercial or industrial purchaser 1.02. Manufacturer will replace for the Purchaser any part or parts found, upon examination at one of its factories, to be defective under normal use and service due to defects in material or workmanship.

  • Page 137

    To keep your implement running efficiently and safely, read your manual thoroughly and follow these directions and the Safety Messages in this Manual. The Table of Contents clearly identifies each section where you can easily find the information you need. The OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT (1928.51 Subpart C) makes these minimum safety require- ments of tractor operators: REQUIRED OF THE OWNER:...

  • Page 138

    A60/A72- SOM- 01/08 P/N 00757274C Printed U.S.A...

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