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    How to Attach & Remove a John Deere 270A Backhoe

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    How to Install & Remove a John Deere 270A Backhoe

    Installing the John Deere 270A Backhoe:

    Step 1: Install Lift Rod
    Install lift rod to lower draft arms on tractor. Retract drawbar to storage position and remove upper link from tractor 3-point.
    Install cross bar and retain with clips. Bend in plates should point away from tractor.
    Back tractor into backhoe.

    Step 2: Connect Backhoe to Tractor
    Raise backhoe to full height using tractor-hitch control lever.
    Turn off tractor and engage parking brake
    Install Lock Pin through Backhoe and mount frame on each side, from inside, and secure with retainer pins.

    Step 3: Connect Hydraulic Hoses
    Turn off Tractor
    Relieve Hydraulic Pressure by moving hydraulic controls in all directions before disconnecting hydraulic lines
    disconnect tractor power beyond hydraulic coupler behind tractor and connect to backhoe coupler tip.
    Connect backhoe hydraulic return line coupler to tractor coupler tip.

    Step 4: Drive Away
    Remove the Lock Pins from the Boom Park and Swing Lock positions.
    Raise Stabilizers
    Drive Away

    Removing the John Deere 270A Backhoe:

    Step 1: Lower the Bucket
    Lower boom and install swing lock pin and boom lock pins.
    Lower Stabilizers
    Rotate bucket until teeth are parallel to the ground.
    Turn off Tractor

    Step 2: Disconnect Hydraulics
    Disconnect Power Beyond hydraulic coupler from backhoe coupler tip
    Disconnect backhoe hydraulic return line coupler from tractor tip. With lines routed on backhoe side of seat support, connect coupler to backhoe coupler tip.
    Connect tractor power beyond hose to tractor coupler tip.

    Step 3: Remove Pins and Drive Away
    Remove retainer pin and lock pin from backhoe and mount frame on each side.
    Lower backhoe to ground.
    Release parking brake and Slowly drive tractor forward.
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