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    W A R N I N G D o n o t o p e ra t e m o we r u n l e ss co n t a i n e r i s p r o p e r l y i ss u b j e ct t o we a ra n d d e t i e r i o r a t i o n . C h e ck b a g f r e q u e n t l y. R e p l a c e w h e n cr a c k e d o r d a m a g e d .U se o n l y a re co m m e n d e d r e p l a ce m e n t co n t a in e r . WA R N I N G D o n o t o p e r[...]

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    2 I. GENERAL OPERA TION • Read, understand, and follo w all instructions in the manual and on the machine bef ore star ting. • Only allow responsib le adults, who are f amiliar with the instructions, to operate the machine. • Clear the area of objects such as rocks, to ys , wire, etc., which could be pick ed up and thrown b y the blade . • [...]

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    3 CONGRA TULA TIONS on y our purchase of a new Grass Catcher . It has been designed, en gi neered and manu f ac tured to giv e you the best pos sible de penda bil ity and per for m ance. Should you e xperience any prob lems you can not easily remedy , please contact your nearest au tho rized service center/ depar tment. The y hav e com pe tent, wel[...]

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    4 CA UTION: BEFORE ASSEMBLING GRASS CA TCHER TO TRA CT OR: • Depress c lutch/brake pedal fully and set parking brake. • Place gearshift/motion contr ol lever in "NEUTRAL" position. • Place attachment c lutch in "DISENGA GED" position. • T urn ignition key "OFF" and remove ke y . • Make sure the blade and all [...]

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    5 2 MOUNTING CO VER ASSEMBL Y T O SUPPORT ASSEMBL Y (See Fig. 2) NO TE : For ease of assemb ly , you ma y wish to obtain the as sis tance of another person for mounting cov erassemb ly to tractor . 1. P osition cov er assemb ly on ground behind tractor as shown. 2. Lift and rotate cov er to align co ver br ack ets with suppor t assembly tubes . 3. [...]

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    6 CONT AINER ASSEMBL Y (See Fig. 3) 1. Place bottom half inside of top half, as shown. 2. Place one foot inside bottom half and lift top half to meet bottom half . 3. Press halves tightly together while lifting top to lock into place as shown. IMPORT ANT : BEFORE LOCKING THE T ABS, HOOKED EDGES ON BO TH HAL VES MUST O VERLAP T O FORM SEAL AS SHO WN[...]

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    7 02552 LO WER CHUTE (See Fig. 5) 1. Raise and hold defl ector shield in upright position. 2. Place slot in lower chute o ver tab on mo wer dec k and position lower chute o v er deck opening as sho wn. 3. Hook rear latch into fl ange hole on back of mow er deck. 4. Hook front latch into tab hole on front of mower deck. 5 CA UTION: Do not remo ve [...]

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    8 TIPS FOR IMPR O VED BA GGING OPE RA TION: F ollow the mo wer operation instructions in your tr actor owner's man ual. When operating y our grass catcher on a la wn where grass and leaf bagging equipment has not been used, you are picking up thatch and debris that has accumulated f or long periods of time. The amount collected and the total t[...]

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    9 ST ORA GE When grass catcher is to be stored f or a period of time, clean it thoroughly , remov e all dir t, grass, lea ves , etc. Store in a clean, dr y place. CA UTION: Do not lea ve grass in bagger containers. Empty containers after each use and before storing. Failure to do so may result in spontaneous com bus tion which could de velop into a[...]

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    10 WA RNI N G D o not oper a t e m ower u nl es s cont a in er i s p r oper l y i s nst al l ed. C o nt ai ner i s s ub j ect t o wea r and d et ier i or a t i o n. C hec k ba g f r equent ly . R e place w h en crac ked o r damaged.Use onl ya r e commended repl ac ement cont ai n e r . W A R N I N G D o n o t o p e r a t e mo w e r u n l e s s c o [...]

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    11 2 532069180 Nut, Crown lock #10-24 Écrou auto-serrant #10-24 3 532127533 Screen, Cover Écran de couv ercle 4 532139850 Cover Assemb ly Couvercle (Includes 3, 37, 38, 39) (Y compris 3, 37,38,39) 5 532176741 Chute, Upper Glissière supérieure 6 818021008 Screw , Special #10-14x1/2 Vis spéciale #10-14x1/2 7 532140572 Dump Bag Indicator Indicate[...]