John Deere

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OMM150181

Issue D4

GATOR® Utility Vehicle

4x2, 6x4 & Trail PIN (068205 -)

Introduction

Thank You for Purchasing a John Deere Product
Using Your Operator's Manual
Machine Use
Special Messages

Product Identification

Record Identification Numbers

Safety

Understanding The Machine Safety Labels
WARNING:
WARNING: YOUNG DRIVERS INCREASE CHANCE OF DEATH
WARNING: READ OPERATOR'S MANUAL
CAUTION: PARK VEHICLE SAFELY
DANGER/POISON:
CAUTION: HELP PREVENT INJURY WHEN DUMPING LOADS
CE Certification Label
Operating Safely
Protect Children and Prevent Accidents
Operator Training Required
Keep Riders Off Vehicle
Before Driving
Parking Safely
Transport Loads Safely
Avoid Tipping
Driving On Rough Terrain
Climbing Or Descending A Hill
Driving Across Slopes
Riding Through Water
Prevent Fires
Practice Safe Maintenance
Wear Appropriate Clothing
Prevent Vehicle Runaway
Do Not Modify Machine
Tire Safety
Checking Wheel Bolts
Handling Fuel Safely
Handling Waste Product and Chemicals

Operating

Daily Operating Checklist
Operator Controls
Miscellaneous Controls
Indicator Panel (4x2)
Indicator Panel (6x4)
Using Hand Holds
Adjusting Seats
Adjusting Operator Seat (Homologated 4x2 Only)
Adjusting Operator Seat (Homologated 6x4 Only)
Using Park Brake
Operating Differential Lock
Using Transaxle Shift Lever
Testing Safety Systems
Testing the Safety Start System
Starting the Engine
Stopping Engine
Operating the Vehicle
Using the Cargo Box Lock
Raising and Lowering Cargo Box
Dumping a Load
Operating the Tailgate
Removing Tailgate
Installing Tailgate Latch Rods
Loading the Cargo Box
Towing Loads
Transporting Vehicle
Using Front and Rear Hitches (Homologated Units Only)
Adjusting Mirror (Homologated Units Only)
Adjusting Headlights (Homologated Units Only)
Using Rear Electrical Outlet (Homologated Units Only)
Operating the Lights (Homologated Units Only)
Using Bulb Integrity Lamps
Using the Horn

Replacement Parts

Service Literature
Parts
Part Numbers

Service Intervals

Servicing Your Machine
Daily
Break In
Every 25 Hours
Every 50 Hours
Every 100 Hours
Every 200 Hours
Every 200 Hours or Annually (whichever comes first)
Every 800 Hours or 24 Months (whichever comes first)
Every 2000 Hours or 24 Months
Every 3000 Hours or 36 Months

Service Lubrication

Grease
Chain Lubricant
Lubricating Axle Couplers
Lubricating Drive Chain (6x4)
Lubricating Front King Pins

Service Engine

Engine Warranty Maintenance Statement
Avoid Fumes
Engine Oil
Checking Engine Oil Level
Changing Engine Oil and Filter
Cleaning Rubber Dust Unloading Valve
Cleaning Engine Fins (4x2)
Servicing Air Cleaner Element
Checking Air Intake
Checking Spark Plug
Replacing Fuel Filter
Adjusting Carburetor
Cleaning Engine Compartment
Cleaning Engine Cooling Screens
Recommended Engine Coolant
Checking Coolant Level (6x4)
Servicing Cooling System (6x4)
Checking Spark Arrestor

Service Transmission

Transaxle Oil
Checking Transaxle Oil Level
Changing Transaxle Oil
Checking Drive Belt
Replacing Drive Belt
Checking Drive Chain Tension (6x4)
Adjusting Drive Chain Tension
Cleaning Primary Drive Clutch
Checking Secondary Driven Clutch Buttons

Service Electrical

Removing and Installing Battery
Checking Battery Electrolyte Level (Maintenance Type Batteries Only)
Clean Battery and Terminals
Using Booster Battery
Replacing Headlight Bulb (Non-Homologated Units Only)
Replacing Headlight Bulb (Homologated Units Only)
Replacing Headlight Housing (Non-Homologated Units Only)
Replacing Headlight Housing (Homologated Units Only)
Replacing Instrument Panel Bulbs
Replacing Fuses (Homologated Units Only)
Replacing Directional, Brake, and Position Light Bulbs (Homologated Units Only)
Replacing License Plate Light Bulb (Homologated Units Only)

Service Miscellaneous

Removing and Installing Seats
Removing and Installing Operator Seat (Homologated 4x2 Units Only)
Removing and Installing Operator Seat (Homologated 6x4 Units Only)
Filling Fuel Tank
Cleaning and Repairing Plastic Surfaces
Cleaning and Repairing Metal Surfaces
Removing and Installing Hood
Checking Wheel Bolt Torque

Troubleshooting

Using Troubleshooting Chart
Engine
Electrical
Brakes

Storage

Storing the Machine
Removing the Machine From Storage

Assembly

Prepare Vehicle For Assembly
Remove Battery
Prepare Battery for Installation
Reduce Tire Pressure
Install Wheels
Install Spark Arrestor (4x2)
Install Steering Wheel
Install Seats
Install Operator Seat (Homologated 4x2 Units Only)
Install Operator Seat (Homologated 6x4 Units Only)
Install Battery
Install License Plate Holder (Homologated Units Only)
Install Cargo Box
Install Load Guard
Installation of Bedliner
Remove Shipping Wrap
Install Side Mirror (Homologated Units Only)
Install Rear Hitch (Homologated Units Only)
Install Front Hitch (Homologated Units Only)
Install Safety Decals
Lubricate Front King Pins
Add Operating Fluids
Clean and Polish Plastic Hood and Fenders

Specifications

4 x 2 Specifications
6 x 4 Specifications
Tires (All Models)
Recommended Lubricants
Vibration
Sound Measurement

Declaration of Conformity

GATOR 4x2

Declaration of Conformity

GATOR 6x4

Service Statement

John Deere Parts
The Right Tools
Well-Trained Technicians
Prompt Service

Service Record

Record Service Dates