FILL IN DATES
AS YOU COMPLETE
Check Brake Operation
Check Tire Pressure
Check Operator Presence and
Check for Loose Fasteners
Sharpen/Replace Mower Blades
Check Battery Level
Clean Battery and Terminals
Check Transaxle Cooling
Check Engine Oil Level
Change Engine Oil (with oil filter)
Change Engine Oil (without oil filter)
Clean Air Filter
Clean Air Screen
Inspect Muffler/Spark Arrester
Replace Oil Filter (If equipped)
Clean Engine Cooling Fins
Replace Spark Plug
Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge
Replace Fuel Filter
1 - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or
in high ambient temperatures.
2 - Service more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions.
The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have
been subjected to operator abuse or negligence. To receive
full value from the warranty, operator must main tain tractor
as instructed in this manual.
Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to
properly maintain your tractor.
All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section
of this manual should be checked at least once each
Once a year you should replace the spark plug, clean
or replace air ﬁ lter, and check blades and belts for wear.
A new spark plug and clean air ﬁ lter assure proper
air-fuel mixture and help your engine run better and
BEFORE EACH USE
Check engine oil level.
Check brake operation.
Check tire pressure.
Check operator presence and
interlock systems for proper operation.
Check for loose fasteners.
3 - Replace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil.
4 - Not required if equipped with maintenance-free battery.
5 - Tighten front axle pivot bolt to 35 ft.-lbs. maximum.
GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE
REFER TO MAINTENANCE "ENGINE" SECTION
IMPORTANT: DO NOT OIL OR GREASE THE PIVOT POINTS WHICH
HAVE SPECIAL NYLON BEARINGS. VISCOUS LU BRI CANTS WILL
ATTRACT DUST AND DIRT THAT WILL SHORT EN THE LIFE OF THE
SELF-LU BRI CAT ING BEARINGS. IF YOU FEEL THEY MUST BE LU BRI -
CAT ED, USE ONLY A DRY, POW DERED GRAPHITE TYPE LU BRI CANT
Do not overtighten.