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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
(REAR WHEEL ONLY)
TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY
(See Fig. 31)
CAUTION: Lead-acid batteries gener-
ate explosive gases. Keep sparks, flame
and smoking materials away from bat-
teries. Always wear eye protection
when around batteries.
If your battery is too weak to start the engine, it should be
recharged. If “jumper cables” are used for emergency
starting, follow this procedure:
IMPORTANT: YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A 12
VOLT NEGATIVE GROUNDED SYSTEM. THE OTHER
VEHICLE MUST ALSO BE A 12 VOLT NEGATIVE
GROUNDED SYSTEM. DO NOT USE YOUR TRACTOR
BATTERY TO START OTHER VEHICLES.
TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES -
• Connect each end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE
(+) terminal of each battery, taking care not to short
• Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGA-
TIVE (-) terminal of fully charged battery.
• Connect the other end of the BLACK cable to good
CHASSIS GROUND, away from fuel tank and battery.
TO REMOVE CABLES, REVERSE ORDER -
• BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully
• RED cable last from both batteries.
TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB
• Raise hood.
• 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.
• Close hood.
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 of this manual.
TO REPLACE FUSE
Replace with 30 amp automotive-type plug-in fuse. The
fuse holder is located behind the dash.
TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY
(See Fig. 32)
• Raise hood.
• Unsnap headlight wire connector.
• Stand in front of tractor. Grasp hood at sides, tilt toward
engine and lift off of tractor.
• To replace, reverse above procedures.
TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS
(See Fig. 30)
• Block up axle securely.
• Remove axle cover, retaining ring and washers to allow
wheel removal (rear wheel contains a square key - Do
• 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
• 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