Breaking in Mower

causym CAUTION: Always disengage PTO and shut off tractor engine before inspecting machine to avoid personal injury.

1. Lower machine to operating position.

2. Run machine empty at slow idle speed for 15 minutes. Disengage PTO, shut off tractor engine and inspect machine.

3. Run machine at rated PTO speed (540 rpm) for 15 minutes. Disengage PTO, shut off tractor engine and inspect machine.

4. On a new machine, avoid heavy loading during the initial two hours of field operation. Run at rated

PTO speed at least one gear slower than the machine's normal capacity.

IMPORTANT: To avoid machine damage, perform the following procedures after the first 10 hours of operation:

1. Change oil in gear case and clean pressure relief valve (See EVERY 200 HOURS in Lubrication and Maintenance section.)
2. Change oil in cutterbar (See EVERY 200 HOURS in Lubrication and Maintenance section.)
3. Tighten disk and knife hardware

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