SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
WARNING: TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SER VICE OR AD JUST -
Depress clutch/brake pedal fully and set parking brake.
Place motion control lever in neutral (N) position.
Place attachment clutch in "DISENGAGED" position.
Turn ignition key to "STOP" and remove key.
Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped.
Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact
TO REMOVE MOWER (See Fig. 18)
Place attachment clutch in "DIS EN GAGED" position.
If equipped, turn height adjustment knob to low est
Lower mower to its lowest position.
Disengage belt tension rod from lock bracket.
CAUTION: Rod is spring loaded. Have a
tight grip on rod and release slowly.
Remove retainer spring holding anti-swaybar to chas sis
bracket and dis en gage anti-swaybar from bracket.
Remove four retainer springs from front plate assembly
and remove plate.
Remove retainer springs from sus pen sion arms at deck
and dis en gage arms from deck.
Raise attachment lift to its highest position.
Slide mower forward and remove belt from electric
Slide mower out from under right side of tractor.
BELT TEN SION ROD
USE PLIERS FOR
(Out ward pointing
TO INSTALL MOWER
Be sure tractor is on level surface and mower suspension arms
are raised with attachment lift control. Engage park ing brake.
Swing anti-sway bar to left side of mower deck.
Slide mower under tractor with deﬂ ector shield to right
side of tractor.
IMPORTANT: CHECK BELT FOR PROPER ROUTING IN ALL
MOWER PULLEY GROOVES.
If equipped, turn height ad just ment knob coun ter -
clock wise until it stops.
Lower mower linkage with attachment lift control.
Be sure belt tension rod is in dis en gaged position.
Install belt into electric clutch pulley groove.
Place the suspension arms on outward pointing deck
pins. Retain with double loop re tain er spring with loops
up as shown.
Install front plate assembly to tractor suspension brack ets
and retain with single loop retainer springs as shown.
Position front plate assembly between front mower brackets.
Raise deck and plate assembly to align holes and insert
ﬂ anged pins. Secure pins with double loop retainer springs
between the plate assembly and mower brack ets.
LOCK BRACK ET
AS SEM BLY