Honda TL6552 Operator's Manual

Rotary tiller for h6522 compact tractor
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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Page INTRODUCTION AND DESCRIPTION ....................SAFETY General Tiller Safety ........................Maintenance Safety ........................Safety Labels ..........................TRACTOR PREPARATION ........................Hitch .............................. Front Counterweight ........................Tire Pressure ..........................DEALER ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS ....................DEALER CHECK LISTS .......................... ATTACHING TILLER TO THE TRACTOR ...................
  • Page 3 All information in this manual is based on the latest product information available at the time printing. American Honda Motor Co., reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation. No part of this publication can be reproduced without written permission.
  • Page 4: Introduction And Description

    DESCRIPTION INTRODUCTION This manual is provided to give you the necessary The TL6552 is a light duty rotary tiller that is operating and maintenance instructions for designed for use on Honda's H6522 Compact. keeping your rotary tiller in top operating Tractors.
  • Page 5: General Tiller Safety

    Operation of the Rotary Tiller requires special HITCH efforts on your part to ensure your safety and the Operation of the TL6552 Rotary Tiller requires the safety of others. Know these requirements before optional three point hitch be installed on the you operate the Rotary Tiller.
  • Page 6: Maintenance Safety

    MAINTENANCE SAFETY Before performing maintenance/inspection, read the instructions thoroughly. Before cleaning, inspecting or servicing the tiller tractor, be sure to; move the Power Take Off (PTO) lever to the “OFF” position. lower tiller to the ground stop the engine and remove the key. If you strike an object while driving or tilling, stop the engine and inspect the tractor and...
  • Page 7 KEEP AWAY FROM ROTATING TINES will Rotatina tines cause injury Fig. 1 Fig. Universal joints can be damaged lift each use to prevent gearbox angle is excessive and PTO is engaged. to drive this implement can cause severe damage and Adjust tractor llft linkage or hydraulic could seriously injure anyone nearby.
  • Page 8: Dealer Assembly Instructions

    DEALER ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS Install the driveline safety clutch onto the tiller input shaft and tighten the retaining bolt. Fig. 5. Attach three point hitch mast struts and driveline shield to tiller frame using M12x30 mm. bolts, lock washers and nuts. Fig.2. Attach mast braces to mast struts using a Fig.
  • Page 9 Fig. 3 hitch pin bracket Fig. 7 26" Fig. Fig. 9 Fig. 10...
  • Page 10: Dealer Check Lists

    DEALER CHECK LISTS 1 Attach the lower lift arms of the three point hitch and secure with clips as shown in Fig. 11. PRE-DELIVERY CHECK LIST lnspectthe RotaryTillerthoroughlyafterassembly 2 Install the hitch top link to the tractor mounting to be certain it is set up pro erly before delivering bracket and secure with clip as shown in Fig.
  • Page 11: Tiller Adjustments

    Fig. Fig. 13 Fig. 12 Approximate tilling depth (Fig. 16) TILLER ADJUSTMENTS 127mm) Hole position 5.00 inches DEPTH ADJUSTMENT 2.50 inches 1.25 inches Position the tiller skids (one on each side) to the 1 0.25 inches ( 6mm) desired tilling depth. To adjust, raise the tiller off the ground and block it securely in position.
  • Page 12: Rear Shield Adjustment

    REAR SHIELD ADJUSTMENT The rear shield can be adjusted to control the soil tilth or consistency. The finest tilth is achieved with the shield in the lowest position. That position is recommended for mulching, mixing, and burying weeds, fertilizer, etc. The higher the shield is positioned, the more course the finished results.
  • Page 13: Tilling

    LUBRICATION section of this manual. 3 Replace all damaged parts. Parts are available When you must turn, raise the tiller no higher from your Honda CompactTractor Dealer. than number position on hitch control...
  • Page 14: Maintenance

    To replace tines, remove bolts securing tine. remove oil level check plug on side of Install new tine. Tighten tine bolts to 73 ft. lbs. (99 Nm) Use only genuine Honda replacement gearbox housing. Correct oil level is at parts.
  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    PTO drive for 1 - seconds. Clutch should slip without turning Fig. 8 blades. If clutch does not slip, contact your Honda Compact Tractor Dealer. Retighten nuts to within 1/64" ori inal position. Initial spring length is 1 1/16"...
  • Page 16: Slip Clutch Adjustment

    (4 flats on nut) and check turn clutch slippage. If farther adjustment is necessary, adjust in 1/3 increments or consult your HONDA turn Compact Tractor Dealer. Adjust only to provide sufficient torque to prevent slippage under normal conditions. When rocks, roots, etc., are present, occasional slippage is normal for drivetrain protection.
  • Page 17: Torque Specifications

    Proper torque for American fasteners used on HONDA equipment. TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS Recommended Torque in Foot Pounds (Newton Meters) AMERICAN Bolt Head Markings SAE Grade 5 Dashes) Proper torque for metric fasteners used on TL 6552 Tiller. Recommended Torque in Foot Pounds (Newton Meters).* Numbers appearing on bolt heads indicate ASTM class.
  • Page 19 Ref. Description Description Washer Gear Screw Skid Bearing Spacer Washer 52-56 Housing Disk Screw Washer Screw Screw Bearing Bearing Washer Screw Disk Washer support Screw Spacer Fitting Grease Bearing Gasket support Bearing Bearing Brace Gearbox Spacer Plug Ring Hook Washer Plug Washer Screw...
  • Page 21 Ref. Description Yoke Cross journal ass. Circlip Grease nipple Outer tube yoke Flexible pin Flexible pin Inner tube yoke Torque lim. FF1-4 0. Bearing 3-4 0. Cone sets F3-4 Cm. Safety tube Cm. Safety tube I. Cone sets F3-4 I. Bearing 3-4 Complete chain Complete push button Spring...
  • Page 23: Warranty Service

    SERVICE OWNER SATISFACTION Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to us. All Honda warranty details are explained in the Distributor's Limited Warranty. Normally, any problems concerning the product will be handled by your dealer's service department. If you have a warranty problem that has not been handled to your satisfaction, we suggest you take the following action: - Discuss your problem with a member of dealership management.