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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS

WARNING: TO AVOID SE RI OUS IN JU RY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS:
Depress brake pedal fully and set parking brake.
Place motion control lever in neutral position.
Place attachment clutch in "DISENGAGED" position.
Turn ignition key to "STOP" and remove key.
Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped.
Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug.
TO REMOVE MOWER (See Fig. 35)
Place attachment clutch in "DIS EN GAGED" position.
Lower attachment lift to its lowest position.
Disengage belt tension rod (K) from lock bracket (L).
CAUTION: Belt tension rod is spring
loaded. Have a tight grip on rod and
release slowly.
Remove mower belt from electric clutch pulley (M).
Disconnect front link (E) from mower - remove retainer
spring and washer.
Go to either side of mower and disconnect mower suspen-
sion arm (A) from chassis and rear lift link (C) from rear
mower bracket (D) - remove retainer springs and washers.
Go to other side of mower and disconnect the suspen-
sion arm and rear lift link.
CAUTION: After rear lift links are discon-
nected, the attachment lift lever will be
spring loaded. Have a tight grip on lift
lever when changing position of the lever.
From right side of mower, disconnect anti-sway bar (S)
from right rear mower bracket (D) - remove retainer
spring and washer and pull mower toward you until the
bar falls from the hole in bracket.
Turn tractor steering wheel to the left as far as it will go.
Slide mower out from under right side of tractor.
TO IN STALL MOWER
Follow procedure described in "INSTALL MOWER AND
DRIVE BELT" in the As sem bly section of this manual.
L
K
C
D
S
C
B
M
F
A
H
D
Fig. 35
TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT
(See Fig. 36)
MOWER DRIVE BELT REMOVAL
Park tractor on a level surface. En gage parking brake.
Lower attachment lift to its lowest position.
Disengage belt tension rod (K) from lock bracket (L).
Remove screws (P) from mandrel covers (Q) and
remove covers.
Remove any dirt or grass clippings which may have accu-
mulated around mandrels and entire upper deck surface.
Remove belt from electric clutch pulley (M), both man-
drel pulleys (R) and all idler pulleys (V).
MOWER DRIVE BELT INSTALLATION
Install belt around all mandrel pulleys (R) and around
idler pulleys (V) as shown.
Install belt onto electric clutch pulley (M).
IMPORTANT: Check belt for proper routing in all mower
pulley grooves.
Reassemble mandrel covers (Q). Securely tighten all
screws.
Engage belt tension rod (K) on locking bracket (L).
Raise attachment lift to highest position.
P
L
E
K
R
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CAUTION: Belt tension rod is spring
loaded. Have a firm grip on rod and
release slowly.
CAUTION: Belt tension rod is spring
loaded. Have a tight grip on rod and
engage slowly.
P
M
P
Q
R
V
R
Fig. 36
Q

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