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Operation; To Remove Dozer Blade From Tractor - Craftsman 486.244021 Owner's Manual

48" dozer blade

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OPERATION
&
INSPECT THE AREA TO BE WORKED
CAREFULLY
BEFORE
OPERATING
THE DOZER
BLADE, AVOID
PIPES,
ROOTS, CURBS OR OTHER HEAVY
OBSTRUCTIONS.
1.
Prepare
the tractor
engine
for cold
weather
use following
instructions
furnished with tractor.
2,
Always
begin
with
transmission
in first
(low)
gear and engine
at slow speed
and gradually
increase
speed
as required.
.
If blade is stored
in heated
area, allow
tractor
and blade to
adjust
to outdoor
temperature
before operating
to reduce icing
on the metal
surfaces.
ALWAYS
LOWER
BLADE
TO
GROUND
BEFORE
LEAVING
TRACTOR.
TO
REMOVE
DOZER
BLADE
FROM TRACTOR
1.
Lower blade to ground
with blade in the center
(straight)
position.
2.
Refer to figure
30 be{ow and;.
A. Remove hairpin cotters
and 17/32"
x 1-1/2"
flat washers from right hand and left hand lift
pivot
plates.
B. Remove
hairpin
cotters,
clevis
pins
and
washers
from right
hand and left hand link
rods.
C. Pull right hand and left hand lift pivot plates
off
of mounting
pins
and
lower
the
lift
assembly
to the ground.
(R,H.) UFT PIVOT PLATE I MOUNTING
FRONT
\\
Y4'"
'
o
ROOSt/
CO ERS
\
FIGURE 30
11
3.
Refer to figure
31 below
and remove hairpin
cotters
from
ends of guide bracket
assembly
and.remove
guide bracket
assembly.
HAIRPIN'
COTTERSl
(R.H.) HITCH PLATE
GUIDE
BRACKET
ASS'Y,
HAIRPIN
cOTtERS
PLATE
,4 E,J
CHANNEL ASS'Y. ....
PIVOT SHAFT
FIGURE 31
.
Refer to figure
31 above and remove
hairpin
cotters
from
ends of channel
assembly
pivot
shaft
and
remove
keeper
plates.
Lift
the
channel
assembly
pivot shaft
out of the hitch
,plates
and
lower
channel
assembly
to the
ground.
W
NOTE
Hitch plates do not require removal for
re-assembly
of mower
deck.
See
figure
31,
5.
Refer tO figure
32 below
and remove
hairpin
cotter
from
end of handle
guide to
release
handle assembly from
tractor.
HAIRPIN
COTTER
HANDLE
BRACKET
HANDLE
GUIDE
FIGURE 32
6.
Save
all
loose
parts
and
hardware
for
re-assembly
of blade to tractor.

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