SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
NOTE: To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due
to slow leaks, tire sealant may be purchased from your
local parts dealer. Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot
TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY
(See Fig. 38)
WARNING: Lead-acid batteries gen er ate
ex plo sive gases. Keep sparks, flame and
smoking ma te ri als away from bat ter ies.
Always wear eye pro tec tion when around
If your battery is too weak to start the engine, it should be
recharged. (See "BATTERY" in the MAINTENANCE sec -
tion of this man u al).
If "jumper ca bles" are used for emer gen cy starting, follow
this pro ce dure:
IMPORTANT: YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A 12
VOLT SYSTEM. THE OTHER VEHICLE MUST ALSO BE A 12
VOLT SYSTEM. DO NOT USE YOUR TRACTOR BATTERY TO
START OTHER VEHICLES.
TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES -
Connect one end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE
(+) terminal of each battery(A-B), taking care not to
short against tractor chassis.
Connect one end of the BLACK ca ble to the NEGA TIVE
(-) terminal (C) of fully charged battery.
Connect the other end of the BLACK cable (D) to good
chassis ground, away from fuel tank and bat tery.
TO REMOVE CABLES, REVERSE ORDER -
BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully
RED cable last from both batteries.
REPLACING BATTERY (See Fig. 39)
WARNING: Do not short battery ter mi -
nals by allowing a wrench or any other
object to contact both terminals at the
same time. Before connecting battery,
remove metal bracelets, wristwatch
bands, rings, etc. Positive terminal
must be connected first to prevent
sparking from ac ci den tal grounding.
Lift seat pan to raised position.
Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery
cable and carefully remove battery from tractor.
Install new battery with terminals in same position as
First connect RED battery cable to positive (+) terminal
with bolt and nut as shown. Tighten securely. Slide
terminal cover over terminal.
Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative (-) ter -
mi nal with remaining bolt and nut. Tighten se cure ly.
Lower seat pan.
TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB
Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the
Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely
back into the hole in the backside of the grill.
INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS
Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run
poorly, stop running, or prevent it from starting.
Check wiring. See electrical wiring diagram in the Repair
TO REPLACE FUSE
Replace with 20 amp automotive-type plug-in fuse. The
fuse holder is located behind the dash.