SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in
Replace axle cover.
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 and
RE TAIN ING
SQUARE KEY (REAR
TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY
(See Fig. 29)
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 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
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.
WEAK OR DEAD
REPLACING BATTERY (See Fig. 30)
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 spark-
ing from ac ci den tal grounding.
Lift hood to raised position.
Disconnect BLACK battery cable (A) then RED battery
cable and carefully remove battery from tractor.
Install new battery with terminals in same position as
First connect RED battery cable (B) to positive (+) battery
terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown. Tighten
securely. Slide terminal cover (C) over terminal.
Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative (-) bat tery
terminal with re main ing hex bolt and keps nut. Tight en
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 Parts section.
TO REPLACE FUSE
Replace with 20 amp automotive-type plug-in fuse. The
fuse holder is located behind the dash.