Blades are sharp. Protect your hands
with gloves and/or wrap blades with a
heavy cloth when handling.
Block the front of the mower up to give access
to the underside of the front deck. Remove the
discharge chute assembly by removing hardware
(1) on the bracket top. Set the assembly and
hardware aside for reinstallation when the mulch
kit is not being used.
Remove the three nuts and bolts that protect the
mulch kit fastening locations (2).
NOTE: Only one hardware site is shown in the
Carefully remove the cutting blades, retaining the
blade bolts for reuse. Clean any grass out from
underneath the deck.
Bolt left hand corner mulch baffle to the
of the deck baffle weldment as shown in the
P/N 115 152827 R1
54" MULCH KIT - 966 050401
IMPORTANT: BEFORE PROCEEDING, PLACE ALL CONTROLS IN
THE DISENGAGED OR OFF POSITION, REMOVE SPARK PLUG
WIRES FROM THE SPARK PLUGS AND REMOVE IGNITION KEY.