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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
MOTION CONTROL
LEVER
TRANSMISSION REMOVAL/REPLACEMENT
Should your transmission require removal for service or
replacement, it should be purged after reinstallation and
before operating the tractor. See "PURGE TRANS MIS SION"
in the Operation section of this manual.
TO AD JUST STEER ING WHEEL ALIGN-
MENT
If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal (left to right)
when wheels are positioned straight forward, remove steer-
ing wheel and reassemble per instructions in the Assembly
section of this manual.
FRONT WHEEL TOE-IN/CAMBER
The front wheel toe-in and camber are not adjustable on
your tractor. If damage has occurred to affect the front
wheel toe-in or camber, contact your nearest authorized
service center/department.
TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS
(See Fig. 25)
Block up axle securely.
Remove axle cover, retaining ring and washers to allow
wheel removal (rear wheel contains a square key - Do
not lose).
Repair tire and reassemble.
On rear wheels only: align grooves in rear wheel hub
and axle. Insert square key.
Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in
axle groove.
Replace axle cover.
NOTE: To seal tire punctures and prevent fl at tires due
to slow leaks, tire sealant may be purchased from your
local parts dealer. Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot
and corrosion.
WASH ERS
RE TAIN ING
RING
AXLE COVER
SQUARE KEY (REAR
WHEEL ONLY)
NEUTRAL
LOCK GATE
ADJUSTMENT
BOLT
FIG. 24
FIG. 25
TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY
(See Fig. 26)
WARNING: Lead-acid batteries gen-
er ate ex plo sive gases. Keep sparks,
fl ame and smoking ma te ri als away from
bat ter ies. Always wear eye pro tec tion
when around batteries.
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 fi rst from chassis and then from the fully
charged battery.
RED cable last from both batteries.
WEAK OR DEAD
BATTERY
REPLACING BATTERY (See Figs. 27 and 28)
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 connect-
ing battery, remove metal bracelets,
wristwatch bands, rings, etc.
Positive terminal must be connected
fi rst to prevent sparking from ac ci -
den tal grounding.
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FULLY CHARGED
BATTERY
FIG. 26

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