John Deere Products & Services OMGX10902 I0, OMGX10902 I0 User Manual

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Snow Blade

46 Inch

OMGX10902 I0

OPERATOR’S MANUAL

North American Version

Litho in U.S.A.

INTRODUCTION

Thank You for Purchasing This Product

We appreciate having you as a customer and wish you many years of safe and satisfied use of your machine.

Using Your Operator’s Manual

This manual is an important part of your machine and should remain with the machine when you sell it.

Reading your operator’s manual will help you and others avoid personal injury or damage to the machine. Information given in this manual will provide the operator with the safest and most effective use of the machine. Knowing how to operate this machine safely and correctly will allow you to train others who may operate this machine.

This manual and safety signs on your machine may also be available in other languages (see your John Deere dealer to order).

Sections in your operator’s manual are placed in a specific order to help you understand all the safety messages and learn the controls so you can operate this machine safely. You can also use this manual to answer any specific operating or servicing questions. A convenient index located at the end of this book will help you to find needed information quickly.

The machine shown in this manual may differ slightly from your machine, but will be similar enough to help you understand our instructions.

RIGHT-HAND and LEFT-HAND sides are determined by facing in the direction the machine will travel when going forward. When you see a broken line arrow (------>), the item referred to is hidden from view.

Before delivering this machine, your dealer performed a predelivery inspection to ensure best performance.

Special Messages

Your manual contains special messages to bring attention to potential safety concerns, machine damage as well as helpful operating and servicing information. Please read all the information carefully to avoid injury and machine damage.

CAUTION: Avoid injury! This symbol and text highlight potential hazards or death to the operator or bystanders that may occur if the hazards or procedures are ignored.

IMPORTANT: Avoid damage! This text is used to tell the operator of actions or conditions that might result in damage to the machine.

NOTE: General information is given throughout the manual that may help the operator in the operation or service of the machine.

Introduction

PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

Record Identification Numbers

Snow Blade for Lawn Tractors

46 Inch Serial No. (010001 - )

If you need to contact an Authorized Service Center for information on servicing, always provide the product model and serial number.

You will need to locate the identification number for the machine and for the engine. Record the information in the spaces provided below.

A

M92898C

DATE OF PURCHASE:

_________________________________________

DEALER NAME:

_________________________________________

DEALER PHONE:

_________________________________________

SERIAL NUMBER (A):

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Product Identification

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Safety .....................................................................................................................................................................................

1

Preparing Vehicle ...................................................................................................................................................................

3

Installing .................................................................................................................................................................................

4

Removing ...............................................................................................................................................................................

6

Operating................................................................................................................................................................................

7

Troubleshooting ....................................................................................................................................................................

10

Storage .................................................................................................................................................................................

11

Assembly ..............................................................................................................................................................................

12

Specifications .......................................................................................................................................................................

18

Index .....................................................................................................................................................................................

19

All information, illustrations and specifications in this manual are based on the latest information at the time of publication. The right is reserved to make changes at any time without notice.

COPYRIGHT© 2000

Deere & Co.

John Deere Worldwide Commercial and

Consumer Equipment Division

Horicon, WI

All rights reserved

Previous Editions

COPYRIGHT© 1999

OMGX10902 I0 - English

Table of Contents

SAFETY

Understanding The Safety-Alert Symbol

The operator’s manual explains any potential safety hazards whenever necessary in special safety messages that are identified with the word, CAUTION, and the safetyalert symbol, ( ).

Operate Safely

Check vehicle brake action before you operate. Adjust or service brakes as necessary.

Inspect machine before you operate. Be sure hardware is tight. Repair or replace damaged, badly worn, or missing parts. Be sure guards and shields are in good condition and fastened in place. Make any necessary adjustments before you operate.

Clear work area of objects that might be thrown. Keep people and pets out of the work area. Stop machine if anyone enters the area.

If you hit an object, stop the machine and inspect it. Make repairs before you continue to operate. Keep machine and attachments properly maintained and in good working order.

Raise blade when you are driving between jobs or when you are not moving snow.

DO NOT leave machine unattended when it is running.

DO NOT operate machine at high speeds.

DO NOT use blade as a battering ram.

Look carefully behind machine before you back up.

DO NOT let anyone, ESPECIALLY CHILDREN, ride on machine or vehicle.

DO NOT let children or untrained person operate machine.

Only operate during daylight or with good artificial light.

Be careful of traffic when operating near or crossing roadways.

Do not wear radio or music headphones while operating the machine. Safe operation requires your full attention.

DO NOT operate equipment when you are tired, ill, or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Safety - 1

SAFETY

Wear Appropriate Clothing

Wear close fitting clothing and safety equipment appropriate for the job.

Loud noise can cause impairment or loss of hearing, wear a suitable protective device such as earplugs.

Park Safely

Stop machine on a level surface, not on a slope.

Disengage Power Take-Off (PTO).

Lower attachments to the ground.

Lock the park brake.

Stop the engine.

Remove the key.

Wait for engine and all moving parts to stop before you leave the operator’s seat.

Close fuel shut-off valve, if your machine is equipped.

Safety - 2

PREPARING VEHICLE

Remove Mower Deck

The mower deck must be removed from before installing the snow blade. See your machine operator’s manual or mower deck manual for removal instructions.

Ballasting Requirements

Follow these recommendations to help improve traction:

Install tire chains on turf tires or install bar tires on the machine.

Install rear wheel weights.

Ballast weights can be purchased from your Authorized Service Center. See your machine operator’s manual for further information.

Check Tire Pressure

See your machine’s operator’s manual for proper tire pressures.

Preparing Vehicle - 3

INSTALLING

Install Lift Arms

NOTE: Align the machine directly behind the blade assembly before parking the machine.

1. Park the machine safely. (See Parking Safely in the Safety section.)

A

D

B

E

C

2.Install one 1/2 x 1-1/2 x 3/16 in. flat washer (A) onto the pin of each lift arm (B).

3.Insert the blank end of the lift arms behind the guide rods (C) of the machine lift at each side of machine.

NOTE: The lift handle must be in its lowest position.

4. Insert the pins of the lift arms into the holes in the frame rail (D) of the machine and secure with spring locking pins

(E).

Install Blade

A

B

M92905

1.Unlock park brake, put gear transmission in neutral or pull out free-wheeling lever and push machine forward until rear mounting bracket (A) of blade assembly is behind drawbar (B) of machine.

2.Lock park brake.

D

C

E

3.Raise rear of blade frame and slide onto drawbar (C) of machine.

4.Fasten with hitch pin (D) and large spring locking pin

(E).

I

F

H G

5.Insert long end of each front stabilizer pin (F) into tube of front stabilizer bracket (G).

6.Insert short end of each front stabilizer pin into front mower mounting holes located on underside of front axle, place spacer (I) over end of pin and secure with spring locking pins (H).

Install Lift Links to Blade Frame and Lift Arms

CAUTION: Avoid injury! Lift lever is under tension. Grasp lift lever securely and release lock mechanism slowly.

1.Put lift lever one notch up from its lowest position.

Installing - 4

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