John Deere

OMLVU11184

Issue E0

Compact Utility Tractors

4500

PIN (150001 - )

4600

PIN (160001 - )

4700 (Gear)

PIN (190001 - )

4700 (Hydro)

PIN (175001 - )

Introduction

Product Identification

Safety

Operating

Replacement Parts

Service Intervals

Service Lubrication

Service Engine

Service Transmission

Service Electrical

Checking Battery Electrolyte Level

Removing and Installing Battery

Clean Battery and Terminals

Using Booster Battery

Replacing Fuses

Replacing Headlight Bulb

Replacing Taillight Bulb

Replacing Warning Light Bulb

Replacing Instrument Panel Light Bulb

Adjusting Head Lights

Service Miscellaneous

Troubleshooting

Storage

Assembly

Specifications

Warranty

John Deere Quality Statement

Service Record

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Service Electrical


WARNING: Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead components, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.

Checking Battery Electrolyte Level

c CAUTION: Avoid injury! Battery electrolyte contains sulfuric acid. It is poisonous and can cause serious burns:

Wear eye protection and gloves.

Keep skin protected.

If electrolyte is swallowed, get medical attention immediately.

If electrolyte is splashed into eyes, flush immediately with water for 15-30 minutes and get medical attention.

If electrolyte is splashed onto skin, flush immediately with water and get medical attention if necessary.

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

2. Raise hood.

3. Remove front grille.


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4. Remove battery manifold caps (A).

IMPORTANT: Avoid damage! Acid may leak from the battery while it is charging. Make sure the battery is filled correctly.

Do not fill the cells to the bottom of the filler neck.



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5. Electrolyte (C) should be 6 mm (1/4 in.) above plates (D).

6. Add distilled water if necessary.

7. Install manifold caps.

8. Install front grille.

9. Lower hood.

Removing and Installing Battery

c CAUTION: Avoid injury! The battery produces a flammable and explosive gas. The battery may explode:

Do not smoke near battery.

Wear eye protection and gloves.

Do not allow direct metal contact across battery posts.

Remove negative cable first when disconnecting.

Install negative cable last when connecting.

Removing:

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

2. Raise hood.

3. Remove front grille.


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4. Disconnect black negative (-) cable (A) from battery first.

5. Slide red positive terminal cover (B) back and disconnect red positive (+) cable (C).

6. Remove hex flange nuts (D), threaded rods (E) and hold-down clamp (F).

7. Remove battery.

Installing:

1. Install battery into tractor.

2. Check manifold caps to be sure vent holes are open.

3. Connect positive (+) cable to battery first, then negative (-) cable.

4. Apply petroleum jelly on battery terminals to help prevent corrosion.

5. Install battery hold-down clamp, threaded rods and nuts. DO NOT overtighten.

6. Install front grille.

7. Lower hood.

Clean Battery and Terminals

c CAUTION: Avoid injury! The battery produces a flammable and explosive gas. The battery may explode:

Do not smoke near battery.

Wear eye protection and gloves.

Do not allow direct metal contact across battery posts.

Remove negative cable first when disconnecting.

Install negative cable last when connecting.

1. Disconnect and remove battery.

2. Wash battery with solution of four tablespoons of baking soda to one gallon of water. Be careful not to get the soda solution into the cells.

3. Rinse the battery with plain water and dry.

4. Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire brush until bright.

5. Apply petroleum jelly or silicone spray to terminal to prevent corrosion.

6. Install battery.

Using Booster Battery


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c CAUTION: Avoid injury! The battery produces a flammable and explosive gas. The battery may explode:

Do not attempt to jump start a frozen battery. Warm to 16 degrees C (60 degrees F).

Do not smoke near battery.

Wear eye protection and gloves.

Keep sparks and flames away.

Do not connect the negative (-) booster cable to the negative (-) terminal of the discharged battery. Connect at a good ground location away from the discharged battery.


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A - Booster Battery

B - Disabled Vehicle Battery

1. Connect positive (+) booster cable to booster battery (A) positive (+) post (C).

2. Connect the other end of positive (+) booster cable to the disabled vehicle battery (B) positive (+) post (D).

3. Connect negative (-) booster cable to booster battery negative (-) post (E).

4. Connect the other end (F) of negative (-) booster cable to a metal part of the disabled machine frame away from battery.

5. Start the engine of the disabled machine and run machine for several minutes.

6. Carefully disconnect the booster cables in the exact reverse order: negative cable first and then the positive cable.

Replacing Fuses

IMPORTANT: Avoid damage! The electrical system may be damaged if incorrect replacement fuses are used. Replace the bad fuse with a fuse of the same amp rating.


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


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2. Raise lever (A) and lower fuse block access door.

3. Fuse identification:


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Position

Circuit

Fuse Size

1

Key Switch

30 amp

3

Light Switch

30 amp

5

Interlock

10 amp

6

Work Light

20 amp

7

Headlight

20 amp

8

Taillight

20 amp

10

Spare

10 amp

11

Spare

20 amp

12

Spare

30 amp


4. Pull defective fuse from socket.

5. Push new fuse into socket.

6. Close fuse block access door.

Replacing Headlight Bulb

IMPORTANT: Avoid damage! Do not touch glass headlight bulb with bare skin or bulb may fail prematurely. Use gloves or a cloth when inspecting or replacing the bulb.


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

2. Raise hood.


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3. Flip and turn fasteners (A) to the horizontal position. Carefully move top of grille forward.


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4. Disconnect wire harness (B) from defective headlight bulb assembly (C).

5. Rotate bulb assembly to remove from housing socket.


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6. Install new bulb assembly (C) into housing socket and rotate to lock in place.

7. Connect wire harness to bulb assembly.

8. Check operation of headlights.

9. Install grille.

10. Lower hood.

Replacing Taillight Bulb

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


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2. Remove two screws (A) and lens (B) from the warning light/taillight assembly.


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3. Pull bulb (C) to remove. DO NOT twist bulb.

4. Push new bulb into socket.

5. Check operation of taillights.

6. Install lens.

Replacing Warning Light Bulb

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


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2. Remove two screws (A) and lens (B) from warning light/taillight assembly.


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3. Push down and rotate bulb (C) to remove.

4. Push new bulb into socket and rotate to lock in place.

5. Check operation of warning lights.

6. Install lens.

Replacing Instrument Panel Light Bulb

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


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2. Remove four screws (A) from instrument panel housing. Carefully move housing rearward.


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3. Identify defective bulb location.

4. Remove rubber plug(s) (B) to locate indicator light bulb assemblies.

5. Rotate bulb assembly (C) counterclockwise and remove from the housing socket.


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6. Install new bulb assembly (C) into housing socket and rotate clockwise into a locked position.

7. Check operation of lights.

8. Install rubber plug(s).

9. Install instrument panel housing.

Adjusting Head Lights

1. Park machine safely on a level surface at least 5 m (15 ft.) away from a flat vertical surface. (See Parking Safely in the SAFETY section.)

2. Turn on head lights.

3. Raise hood.

NOTE: Do not remove clips (A) when making a head light adjustment.


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4. Adjust head lights to a desirable operating position:

Turn screw (B) counterclockwise to adjust light beam up or clockwise to adjust light beam down.

Turn screw (D) clockwise to adjust light beam up or counterclockwise to adjust light beam down.

Turn screw (D) clockwise to adjust light beam toward center of tractor.

Turn screw (D) counterclockwise to adjust light beam away from center of tractor.

5. Lower hood.