Remove the bow-tie cotter pin securing the deck stabilizer rod to the deck.
Slide the deck lift rod from the mounting bracket on the deck as shown in
Carefully remove the PTO cable from the rear of the cutting deck by
removing the bow-tie cotter pin which secures it. Remove the spring from
the deck idler bracket. See Figure 26.
Gently slide the cutting deck (from the left side) out from underneath the
SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
Never exceed the maximum inflation pressure shown on the sidewall of
The recommended operating tire pressure is:
Approximately 10 psi for the rear tires
Approximately 14 psi for the front tires
IMPORTANT: Refer to the tire sidewall for exact tire manufacturer's
recommended or maximum psi. Do not overinflate. Uneven tire pressure could
cause the cutting deck to mow unevenly.
California Proposition 65 WARNING! Battery posts, terminals, and related
accessories contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.
If removing the battery, disconnect the NEGATIVE (Black) wire from its
terminal first, followed by the POSITIVE (Red) wire. When re-installing
the battery, always connect the POSITIVE (Red) wire to its terminal first,
followed by the NEGATIVE (Black) wire.
Never jump start a damaged or frozen battery. Be certain the vehicles do not
touch, and ignitions are off. Do not allow cable clamps to touch.
Connect positive (+) cable to positive post (+) of your tractor's discharged
Connect the other end of the cable to the (positive +) post of the jumper battery.
Connect the second cable (negative –) to the other post of the jumper battery.
Connect the other end of the negative cable to the engine block of the
tractor, away from the battery. Attach to an unpainted part to assure a good