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Section 5: Maintenance & Lubrication
RC5015 & RC6015 (540 RPM) and RCM5015 & RCM6015 (1000 RPM) Rotary Cutters 318-047M
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Type of Lubrication: 80-90W EP
Quantity = As required
NOTE: Do not overfill! Cutter should be level when
checking oil. If, for any reason, all oil has been removed
from gearbox, refill to level plug and allow air to bleed up
from lower cavity, then recheck.
Intermediate Driveline Joints
Type of Lubrication: Multi-purpose Grease
Oil Level Plug
Oil Drain Plug
Oil Fill Plug
IMPORTANT: Your cutter is shipped with the
gearbox vent plug/dipstick installed in the
gearbox. Please see your Land Pride dealer if the
vent plug/dipstick was not included.
Make sure wings are down. Unscrew top vent plug in
gearbox to remove dipstick. Wipe excess oil from dipstick
and screw it back into the plug hole. Remove dipstick again
and check oil level mark on dipstick. If low, fill through top
plug hole in gearbox with EP90 oil until oil reaches full mark
on dipstick. Reinstall vent plug with dipstick and tighten.
Take your gearbox to a Land Pride dealer if it requires
Type of Lubrication: EP90 Oil
Quantity = Fill until oil reaches full mark on dipstick.
IMPORTANT: Do not overfill! Level cutter and wait for
gearbox oil to cool before checking. An unlevel cutter or
a gearbox with hot oil will not show correct oil level on