BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS:
Release control bar.
Make sure the blade and all moving parts have completely stopped.
Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place where it cannot come in contact with plug,
See "TO ADJUST CUTTING HEIGHT" in the Operation
section of this manual.
The discharge guard, attached to the discharge opening of
your lawn mower, is provided to prevent the possibility of
injury resulting from objects being thrown out of the dis-
into the operator mowing position, tf the
discharge guard becomes damaged, it should be replaced.
The rear deflector, attached between the rear wheels of
your mower, is provided to minimize the possibility that
objects will be thrown out of the rear of the mower into the
operator mowing position.
If the deflector becomes dam-
aged, it should be replaced.
(See Fig. 10)
Remove drive cover. Remove belt by pushing down on
gear case pulley.
Turn lawn mower on its side with carburetor and fuel
Remove debris shield.
Remove belt from engine pulley on crankshaft.
Install new belt by reversing above steps.
Always use factory approved belt to assure fit and long