Note: Determine the left and right sides of the machine from the normal operating position.
Loosen the 2 fasteners on the battery cover counterclockwise 1/4 turn and remove the battery cover (Figure 1).
Remove the plastic cap from the negative battery post.
Remove the fasteners on the negative battery cable, and use them to secure the negative battery cable to the negative battery post (Figure 2).
Locate the motion-control levers attached, but folded down on the machine.
Remove the upper bolt (3/8 x 1 inch) and washer; loosen the lower bolt (3/8 x 1 inch).
Raise the motion control levers to the upright position.
Align the holes in the motion-control lever with the holes in the control-arm shaft, and install the bolt and washer removed previously. Repeat this for both controls levers.
Note: Hand tighten all fasteners.
Move the motion-control levers to the park position, raise the seat, and move the control levers back to the center position (neutral).
Verify that the motion-control levers are properly aligned.
Note: Adjust as necessary. Tighten all fasteners.
Adjust the side-to-side level and the front-to-rear blade slope. Use the relevant procedures in the Operator's Manual to verify that the deck is level, and make any adjustments as necessary. Refer to the Operator's Manual for more information.
Parts needed for this procedure:
|Engine owner’s manual (non-Toro engines only)||1|
|Operator training material||1|
Check the front and rear tires for proper inflation; refer to Checking the Tire Pressure in the Operator’s Manual for the recommended inflation pressure.
Remove the packing restraint holding the side-discharge chute up and lower the chute into place.
Before you start the engine and use the machine, check the oil level in the engine crankcase; refer to Checking the Oil Level in the Operator's Manual.
Ensure that the air cleaner is properly installed in the engine air-cleaner box.
Keep all the following items with the machine:
Engine owners’s manual (non-Toro engines only)
View the operator training material before operating the machine.