Installing the Mower Deck
1. Park the tractor, shut off PTO and engine, remove the
key, and apply parking brake. Turn the wheels fully to
Place the attachment
lift in the down position (See
Slide mower deck under
right side of tractor so that mower hitch is aligned
with the front tractor hitch brackets.
Turn the wheels straight ahead. Pull back on the
lever and install the mower hitch on the
tractor hitch brackets (see Figure 22).
NOTE: When properly installed,
lever should seat fully underneath
Pull the idler pulley lever (D, Figure 20) to release belt
tension. Install belt (E) on the PTO pulley (F).
Connect the inner J-bolt (C, Figure 19) to the inner lift
bracket and secure with washer and cotter pin. Repeat
for the other side.
Install the lift chain (B, Figure 18) onto hook in tractor
frame and secure with cotter pin (A). Repeat for the other
Connect the cutting height wire harness plug to the