ENGINE OIL FILTER
Replace the engine oil filter every season or every other
oil change if the tractor is used more than 100 hours in
Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester
(if equipped) as it could create a fire hazard and/or dam-
Replace spark plugs at the beginning of each mowing
season or after every 100 hours of operation, whichever
occurs first. Spark plug type and gap setting are shown in
"PROD UCT SPECIFICATIONS" section of this manual.
IN-LINE FUEL FILTER (See Fig. 16)
The fuel filter should be replaced once each season. If fuel
filter becomes clogged, ob struct ing fuel flow to car bu re tor,
re place ment is re quired.
With engine cool, remove filter and plug fuel line sec-
Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow
pointing towards carburetor.
Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are
Immediately wipe up any spilled gasoline.
We do not recommend using a garden hose or pressure
washer to clean your tractor unless the engine and trans-
mission are covered to keep water out. Water in engine or
transmission will shorten the useful life of your tractor. Use
compressed air or a leaf blower to remove grass, leaves
and trash from tractor and mower.
Clean engine, battery, seat, finish, etc. of all foreign
Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline,
Protect painted surfaces with automotive type wax.