John Deere


D120 and H120 Loaders
(Serial No. 000100— )

All information, illustrations and specifications in this manual are based on the latest information available at the time of publication. The right is reserved to make changes at any time without notice.

Dealer's Record

Section 05 - Safety

Recognize Safety Information
Understand Signal Words
Follow Safety Instructions
Park Machine Safely
Protect People and Animals
Help Prevent Rollovers
Avoid Injury or Death from Rollover Accidents
Avoid Power Lines
Dig Safely
Detach Loader Safely
Keep Riders Off Machine
Operate Bucket/Attachment Safely
Carry Materials Safely
Safe Loader Operation on Slopes
Driving on Public Roads
Service Loader Safely
Check Hoses for Damage
Avoid High-Pressure Fluids
Store Attachments Safely

Section 10 - Safety Signs

Pictorial Safety Signs
Replace Safety Signs
Avoid High-Pressure Spray on Safety Decals
Safety Sign Locations

Section 15 - Prepare the Tractor

Approved Tractors
Using Roll-Over Protective Structure (ROPS)
Keep ROPS Installed Properly
Remove Front Weights
Approved Tires and Ballast for 1023E, 1025R, and 1026R Tractors
Adding Ballast to Rear Wheels
Inflating Front Tires
Set Tread Width
Check Front Wheel Hardware
Installing Hitch Pin Bushings on Ballast Box for Category 1 Quick Coupler Hitch
Attach Ballast Box to Tractor with Three-Point Hitch
Attach Ballast Box to Tractor with Quick Coupler Hitch
Adding Ballast to 3-Point Hitch

Section 20 - Detach Loader

Removing Ballast Box
Detach H120 Loader
Detach D120 Loader

Section 25 - Attach Loader

Attach H120 Loader
Attach D120 Loader
Check Loader Operation

Section 30 - Transport

Carrying Loads
Keep Riders Off Machine
Driving on Public Roads

Section 35 - Operate Loader

Pre-Operational Inspection
Using Ballast Box
Avoid Rollover Accidents
Do Not Handle Round or Large Square Bales
Loader Controls
Using Bucket Level Indicator
Leveling and Scraping Forward
Leveling in Reverse
Carrying Material
Removing Material from a Pile
Loading Operations
Attach and Detach Quik-Tach Attachments
Attach and Detach Pin-On Bucket (If Equipped)
Attachments Available

Section 40 - Lubrication and Maintenance

Lubricating and Maintaining Loader Safely
Perform Lubrication and Maintenance
Observe Lubrication Symbols
Alternative and Synthetic Lubricants
First 10 Hours
Every 10 Hours
Every 50 Hours

Section 45 - Service

Servicing Loader and/or Tractor Safely (Loader Attached)
Keep Service Area Clean
Avoid High-Pressure Fluids
O-Ring Installation
Tightening Procedure for Fittings
Identify Hose Connections
Replace Orifice
Adjust Bucket Level Indicator on H120 Loader
Metric Bolt and Screw Torque Values
Unified Inch Bolt and Screw Torque Values

Section 50 - Identification Number

Record Product Identification Number
Keep Proof of Ownership
Keep Machines Secure

Section IBC - John Deere Service Keeps You On The Job

John Deere Is At Your Service