Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes.
When right or left hand is mentioned in this man ual, it means
when you are in the operating po si tion (seated be hind the
steer ing wheel).
TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CAR TON
Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons
Cut along dashed lines on all four panels of carton.
Remove end panels and lay side panels flat.
Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and
TO CHECK BATTERY (See Fig. 1)
Lift seat to raised position.
NOTE: If this battery is put into service after month and
year indicated on label (label is located between terminals)
charge battery for minimum of one hour at 6-10 amps.
(See "BATTERY" in Maintenance section of this manual
for charging instructions).
For battery and battery cable installation see "RE-
PLACING BATTERY" in the "Service and Adjustments"
section in this manual.
(1) Oil Drain Tube
ADJUST SEAT (See Fig. 2)
Sit in seat.
Lift up adjustment lever (A) and slide seat until a com-
fortable position is reached which allows you to press
clutch/brake pedal all the way down.
Release lever to lock seat in position.
NOTE: You may now roll your tractor off the skid. Follow the
instructions below to remove the tractor from the skid.
WARNING: Before start ing, read, un der stand and fol low
all in struc tions in the Op er a tion section of this man u al. Be
sure tractor is in a well-ventilated area. Be sure the area in
front of tractor is clear of other peo ple and objects.
TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID (See Op er a tion
section for location and function of con trols)
• Raise attachment lift lever to its highest po si tion.
• Release parking brake by de press ing brake ped al.
• Place freewheel control in dis en gaged po si tion to dis-
en gage trans mis sion (See "TO TRANS PORT" in the
Op er a tion section of this manual).
• Roll tractor forward off skid.
Continue with the instructions that follow.