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OMGX23530

Issue K9

Walk-Behind Mower

MowMentum™JS26, JS36, JS46

JS26 PIN (010001-)

JS36 PIN (010001-)

JS46 PIN (010001-)

Introduction

Thank You for Purchasing a John Deere Product
Using Your Operator Manual
California Proposition 65 Warning
Special Messages

Product Identification

Record Identification Numbers
Register Your Product and Warranty Online

Safety Labels

Understanding The Machine Safety Labels
WARNING GX22881
DANGER GX22881
DANGER GX22881
WARNING GX22881
DANGER GX22974
WARNING 3255Y
Emission Control System Certification Label
Emission Compliance Period
Certification

Safety

Operating Safely
Parking Safely
Using a Spark Arrestor
Checking Mowing Area
Rotating Blades are Dangerous - Protect Children and Prevent Accidents
Operating Safely on Slopes
Wear Appropriate Clothing
Practice Safe Maintenance
Prevent Fires
Handling Fuel Safely
Handling Waste Product and Chemicals

Assembly

Prepare Handle Assembly
Install Discharge Assembly
Check and Add Engine Oil
Insert Fuel Stabilizer Cartridge in Fresh Start™ Fuel Cap (If Equipped)
Fill Fuel Tank
Check Machine Safety System

Operating Controls

Operator Station Controls and Features (JS26, JS36)
Operator Station Controls (JS46)

Operating

Daily Operating Checklist
Adjusting Cutting Height
Adjusting Handle Height
Testing Safety Systems
Testing Operator Presence Control
Starting and Stopping Engine
Operating the Mower
Emergency Stopping
Using Neutral Lock
Installing Side Discharge Deflector
Installing Grass Bag
Using the Mower for Mulching

Service Intervals

Servicing Your Machine
Before Each Use
Break In - After First 5 Hours of Operation
Every 25 Hours or Once a Year
Every 50 Hours or Once a Year
Every 100 Hours or Once a Year

Service

Adjusting Carburetor
Avoid Fumes
Engine Oil
Checking Engine Oil
Changing Engine Oil
Servicing Air Cleaner Element
Cleaning and Gapping Spark Plug
Cleaning Debris from Engine
Adjusting Ground Speed Control
Replacing Drive Belt (JS26)
Replacing Drive Belt (JS36, JS46)
Grease
Servicing Mower Blade
Sharpening Blades
Balancing Blades
Inserting Fuel Stabilizer Cartridge in Fresh Start™ Fuel Cap
Using Proper Fuel
Filling Fuel Tank
Servicing Battery (JS46 only)

Troubleshooting

Using Troubleshooting Chart

Storage

Storing Safety
Preparing Machine for Storage
Preparing Fuel and Engine For Storage
Folding Handles

Specifications

Engine
Capacities
Machine Specifications
Recommended Lubricants

Warranty

Product Warranty
John Deere, Federal and California Emissions Control System Warranty Statement (Small Off-Road Gas Engines)

Getting Quality Service

Service Literature
Parts
Part Numbers
John Deere Quality Continues with Quality Service