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OMM133763

Issue F7

Riding Mowers

GX85 and SX85 PIN (085001 -)

Introduction

Introduction

Safety

Safety-Alert Symbol
Machine Safety Labels
Certification Label

Controls

Console Controls
Foot Controls and Park Brake
Miscellaneous Controls

Operating - Machine

Operate Safely
Park Safely
Rotating Blades are Dangerous - Protect Children and Prevent Accidents
Avoid Tipping
Keep Riders Off
Wear Appropriate Clothing
Transport Safely
Adjusting Seat
Using Park Brake
Starting Engine
Cold Weather Starting
Stopping Engine
Emergency Stopping (GX85)
Emergency Stopping (SX85)
Traveling Forward or in Reverse (GX85)
Traveling Forward or in Reverse (SX85)
Driving (SX85) Riding Mower
Using Clutch Pedal and Shift Lever (GX85)
Parking Riding Mower
DAILY OPERATING CHECKLIST
TESTING SAFETY SYSTEMS
Test 1
Test 2
Test 3
Avoid Damage to Plastic and Painted Surfaces
Ballast Recommendation
Transporting Machine
Towing Loads

Operating - Mower

Check Ground Conditions
Avoid Injury From Contacting Blades
Operate Mower Safely (General Operation)
Operate Mower Safely (When Children are Present)
Avoid Injury From Rotating Blades
Raising and Lowering Mower
Setting Mower Height
Adjusting Gauge Wheel(s)
Preparing Riding Mower for Leveling of Mower
Adjusting Mower Level (Side-to-Side)
Leveling Mower (Side-to-Side)
Leveling Mower (Front-to-Rear)
Engaging Mower
Disengaging Mower
Blade Recommendation
Mowing for a Better Lawn
Mowing Tall Grass
After Mowing
Dismounting to Inspect or Unplug Mower

Mowing Tips

Mowing Tips
Bagging Tips
Mulching Tips

Replacement Parts

Replacement Parts

Service Safely

Practice Safe Maintenance
Wear Appropriate Clothing
Handling Waste Product and Chemicals

Service Intervals

Service Intervals

Service Engine

Engine Warranty Maintenance Statement
Avoid Fumes
Engine Oil
Checking Engine Oil Level
Changing Engine Oil
Changing Fuel Filter
Adjusting Throttle Cable
Adjusting Carburetor
Checking Spark Plug
Clean Air Intake Screen
Checking and Cleaning Precleaner and Air Cleaner Element

Service Mower

Grease
Servicing Mower Blade
Sharpening Blades
Balancing Blades
Check Blade
Check Adjustment of Mower Engagement Rod (PTO)
Adjusting Mower Engagement Rod (PTO)
Restoring Ground-Speed of (SX85) Riding Mower
Checking Drive Belts (All)
Removing Mower Belt (GX85)
Installing Mower Belt (GX85)
Removing Mower Belt (SX85)
Installing Mower Belt (SX85)
Preparing Riding Mower for Removal of Drive Belts (All)
Removing Drive Belt (GX85)
Installing Drive Belt (GX85)
Removing Primary Drive Belt (SX85)
Installing Primary Drive Belt (SX85)
Removing Secondary Drive Belt (SX85)
Installing Secondary Drive Belt (SX85)
Checking and Adjusting Drive Belt Guides (SX85)

Service Electrical

Checking the Battery
Removing and Installing the Battery
Clean Battery and Terminals
Charging the Battery
Using Booster Battery
Replacing Fuse

Service Miscellaneous

Checking Tire Pressure
Fuel

Remove Mower

Park Vehicle Safely
Removing Mower (GX85)
Removing Mower (SX85)

Install Mower

Installing Mower (GX85)
Installing Mower (SX85)

Troubleshooting

Using Troubleshooting Chart

Storage

Storing Safety
Storing Engine
Storing Riding Mower
Removing Riding Mower From Storage

Assembly

Connect the Battery
Install the Steering Wheel

Specifications

Engine
Transmission
Fuel System
Steering and Brakes
Mower
Dimensions
Tires
Preferred Lubricants

Warranty

Product Warranty
Tire Warranty
Limited Engine Warranty

Service Literature

Order Form

John Deere Quality Statement

John Deere Quality Statement