Brush Contact Area


Check Brush Contact Area

  1. Avoid damage! Check and adjust brush contact area on a regular basis to prevent excessive brush wear. Keep vehicle tires at correct pressure.

    Park machine safely (See Parking Safely in the SAFETY section).

  2. Check tire air pressures.

  3. Install parking stands in raised position.

  4. Drive machine to an unswept hard surface.

  5. Engage PTO.

  6. Lower broom to surface and lock in float position.

  7. Run broom for several seconds without moving machine.

  8. Raise broom and disengage PTO. Watch behind machine and back away.

  9. Park machine safely.

  10. Brush contact areas should be reduced to 2.5 cm (1 in.) or less when using optional thatching kit.

    MXT013713
    MXT013713-UN-16MAR15

    Check area of brush-to-surface contact (A). Cleared area should be 51—102 mm (2—4 in.) wide along entire width of broom. Adjust broom as needed.




Adjust Brush Contact Area

  1. MXT013714
    MXT013714-UN-16MAR15

    52 Broom

    MXT014928
    MXT014928-UN-22JUN15

    60 Broom

    Adjust brush contact area with brush adjustment knob (A).



  2. Turn adjustment knob counterclockwise to widen brush contact area.

  3. Turn adjustment knob clockwise to narrow brush contact area.

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