Setting Tractor Hydraulic Outlets

NOTE: Refer to your tractor Operator's manual for:

  • Recommended single acting cylinder outlet

  • Adjusting rate of cylinder operation for minimum setting (Flow control setting)

  • Adjusting SCV lever detent

  • SCV lever lockout (if equipped)

The tractor must have a single remote hydraulic circuit with detent position for cutterbar lift and float.

Tractor SCV lever detent for cutterbar float:

  • 5000/5000 TEN Series John Deere tractors; Joystick control lever detent is in the full forward position.
    When cutterbar is in field/operating (horizontal) position, push lever full forward for continuous detent. Lever must be manually returned to neutral.
  • 6000 and 7000/7000 TEN Series John Deere tractors; Adjust SCV lever for continuous detent. Lever must be manually returned to neutral. Move SCV lever lockout to full left position.
  • 8000 Series John Deere tractors; When cutterbar is in field/operating (horizontal) position, push lever full forward and down to lock in float position. Lever must be manually returned to neutral.

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