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Issue D1

Compact Utility Tractors

1023E PIN (010001-)

1026R PIN (010001-)

OPERATOR’S MANUAL

North American Version

Litho in U.S.A.

Introduction

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

Product Identification

Record Identification Numbers

Safety Labels

Safety Label Location
Understanding The Machine Safety Labels
WARNING LVU22753
WARNING - LVU23279
DANGER T146103
WARNING M117557
WARNING ROPS R141735
CAUTION - LVU24222
DANGER - LVU14509
DANGER / POISON
CAUTION HOT SURFACE
CAUTION iMatch™ Quick-Hitch LVU13502
Emission Control System Certification Label

Safety

Operator Training Required
Operating Safely
Using a Spark Arrestor
Parking Safely
Avoid Tipping
Prevent Machine Runaway
Use Seat Belt Properly
Keep ROPS Installed Properly
Keep Riders Off
Towing Loads Safely
Stay Clear of Rotating Drivelines
Checking Wheel Hardware
Wear Appropriate Clothing
Driving Safely on Public Roads
Practice Safe Maintenance
Avoid High Pressure Fluids
Prevent Fires
Tire Safety
Handling Fuel Safely
Handling Waste Product and Chemicals

Operating Controls

Operator Station Controls

Operating

Daily Operating Checklist
Avoid Damage to Plastic and Painted Surfaces
Adjusting Seat
Using Seat Belt
Adjusting Tilt Steering Wheel (1026R)
Using Mower Height Control Knob
Using Light Switch
Using Key Switch
Using Instrument Panel
Using Turn Signal Switch
Testing Safety Systems
Testing the Neutral Start Switch
Testing the Power-Take-Off (PTO) Switch
Testing the Seat Switch
Using Brake Pedal
Using Park Brake
Using Throttle
Using Fuel Gauge
Using Fuel Shut-Off Valve
Starting the Engine
Cold Weather Starting Aids
Warming and Idling the Engine
Starting a Stalled Engine
Stopping Machine
Operating the Hydrostatic Transmission
Using Cruise Control - 1026R
Using Differential Lock (Traction Assist)
Using Mechanical Front Wheel Drive (MFWD)
Using the Power-Take-Off (PTO) Safely
Checking PTO Driveshaft Length
Using Rear and Mid Power-Take-Off (PTO)
Using Rear Hitch
Using 3-Point Hitch
Using Optional iMatch™ Quick-Attach Hitch System
Connecting Implement Hydraulic Hoses
Using Hydraulic Dual Selective Control Valve (SCV)
Using Selective Control Valve (SCV) Lock Lever
Ballasting Machine
Transporting Machine on Trailer
Transporting Machine
Towing Loads
Using Safety Chain
Raising and Lowering ROPS

Replacement Parts

Service Literature
Parts

Service Intervals

Servicing Your Machine
As Needed
After First 10 Hours
Every 10 Hours or Daily
After First 50 Hours
Every 50 Hours
Every 200 Hours
Every 400 Hours
Every 600 Hours
Annually
Every 1200 Hours
Every Two Years or 2000 Hours

Service Lubrication

Grease
Lubricating Machine Grease Fittings
Lubricating Hydraulic Selective Control Valve (SCV) Linkage
Lubricating 3-Point Hitch

Service Engine

Engine Warranty Maintenance Statement
Avoid Fumes
Engine Oil
Checking Engine Speeds
Checking Engine Oil Level
Changing Engine Oil and Filter
Cleaning Dust Unloading Valve
Checking Air Restriction Indicator (1026R only)
Servicing Air Filter Elements
Checking Air Filter Intake Hoses and Clamps
Service Cooling System Safely
Recommended Engine Coolant
Servicing Cooling System
Checking Radiator Hoses and Clamps
Cleaning Radiator Cooling Screen and Fins
Servicing the Alternator Belt
Checking and Cleaning Fuel Filter Sediment Bowl and Replacing Filter
Fuel Injection Pump
Fuel Injection Nozzles
Cleaning Front Grille Screens

Service Transmission

Transmission and Hydraulic Oil
Checking Front Axle Oil Level
Changing Front Axle Oil
Checking Transmission Oil Level
Changing Transmission Oil and Filter
Remove and Install Oil Suction Screen

Service Electrical

Service the Battery Safely
Checking Battery Electrolyte Level
Removing and Installing Battery
Cleaning Battery and Terminals
Using Booster Battery
Replacing Headlight Bulb
Replacing Taillight Bulb
Replacing Worklight Bulb (1026R)
Replacing Relays and Fuses

Service Steering & Brakes

Adjusting Brakes

Service Miscellaneous

Using Proper Fuel (Diesel)
Filling Fuel Tank
Raising and Lowering Hood
Removing and Installing Side Panels
Checking Wheel Bolts and Hardware
Removing and Installing Wheels
Checking Tire Pressure
Selecting Front Tire Rolling Direction
Cleaning Plastic Surfaces
Cleaning and Repairing Metal Surfaces

Troubleshooting

Using Troubleshooting Chart
Engine
Electrical System
Machine
Brakes
Steering

Storage

Storing Safety
Preparing Machine for Storage
Preparing Fuel and Engine For Storage
Removing Machine From Storage

Specifications

Engine
Drivetrain
Electrical System
Front Wheels and Tires
Rear Wheels and Tires
Front Tire Inflation Pressures (Maximum)
Rear Tire Inflation Pressures (Maximum)
Fluid Capacities
Ground Speeds
Dimensions
Weight
3-Point Hitch
Torque Values - Inch Fastener Hardware
Torque Values - Metric Hardware

Warranty

Product Warranty
John Deere, Federal And California Emission Control System Warranty (Non-Road Diesel)
Tire Warranty
Limited Battery Warranty

John Deere Quality Statement

John Deere Quality

Service Record

Record Service Dates