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.
At least once a season, check to see if you should make
any of the adjustments described in the Service and
Adjustments section of this manual.
• At least 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 last longer.
BEFORE EACH USE
Check engine oil level.
Check brake operation.
Check tire pressure.
Check operator presence and
ROS 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.
IMPORTANT: DO NOT OIL OR GREASE THE PIVOT POINTS
WHICH HAVE SPECIAL NYLON BEARINGS.
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 SPARINGLY.
Do not overtighten.
General Purpose Grease
Refer to Maintenance "ENGINE" Section