Always observe safety rules when performing any mainte-
Before each use check for loose fasteners.
Clean unit thoroughly after each use.
For best results mower blades must be kept sharp. Replace
bent or damaged blades.
See BLADE CARE instructions in your tractor owner's
CAUTION: BEFORE PERFORMING ANY
MAINTENANCE, SERVICE OR ADJUST-
Depress clutch brake pedal fully and set
Place gearshift/motion control lever in neu-
tral (N) position.
Place clutch control in "DISENGAGED" po-
Turn ignition key to "OFF" position.
Make sure blades and all moving parts have
Disconnect spark plug wire(s) from spark
plug(s) and place wire where it cannot come in
contact with plug.
CAUTION: Grass catcher components
are subject to wear, damage and
deterioration, which could expose
moving parts or allow objects to be
thrown. Frequently check components
and replace with manufacturer's
recommended parts, when necessary.
When grass catcher is to be stored for a period of time, clean
it thoroughly, remove all dirt, grass, leaves, etc. Store in a
clean, dry place.
CAUTION: Do not leave grass in bagger
containers. Empty containers after each
use and before storing. Failure to do so
may result in spontaneous combustion
which could develop into a fire.