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  1. 102 5 speed Briggs and Stratton Oil Leak and Smoke

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    When I got her out of the shed from winter this is what I encountered. Oil ring on right side, right below drain valve Oil stain surrounding the engine on the frame Ran with white smoke Seemed to be choking out with a rhythm to it, the smoke would increase with the rhythm When engaged deck all...
  2. John Deere 6100 - 6600 Workshop Repair Manual: Is this any good?

    Utility Tractors
    Has anyone tried the following service manual available for $89 on Amazon Kindle?. I might have to pull my 6300 Powerquad and I am thinking about purchasing this. John Deere 6100 - 6600 Workshop Repair Manual: 6100, 6200, 6300, 6400, 6506 and 6600 Kindle Edition John Deere 6100 -...
  3. How I got myself out of a (stupid) pickle

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    My house now has a new rule: "Yellow cans shall hold only diesel fuel!" (You can see where this is going, along with one of my older "Oops..." threads.) Anyway, to make a long story short, and condense it to the important facts other newbies might have problems with- I think gasoline will...
  4. Help Identify Part

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hi all: My husband has asked me to try to figure out what this broken part from our X300 mower is. I've searched all the likely part numbers but nothing looks like it. Any help would be appreciated.
  5. 2210 Rockshaft replacement

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Has anyone here done a rockshaft replacement on a 2210 before? Mine broke on the right side where the lift arms attach. What kind of problems am I in for? Is there anything particular I should be prepared for? Thanks for your time, Donovan
  6. John Deere Lawn and Garden Techs on Staff - Email them!

    Green Farm Parts
    We have begun hiring certified John Deere lawn and garden mechanics to help in our customer service department. While they probably won't be able to talk you through a complete engine tear down via email or phone, they CAN provide some great assistance if you're stumped. You can email them...
  7. Loose blade on a 60D deck - can't tighten it enough, it seems

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    So I hit a piece of wood the other day and appear to have knocked one of the blades loose in my 60D deck. Killed the engine, waited for everything to stop and took a look underneath - sure enough, the rightmost blade sort of spins freely on the spindle. I got the deck off and managed to work...
  8. LX 280 repair

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    I busted a ball joint; went and picked up a new one at the John Deere dealer but when I got home I couldn't get the old one out (the one at the steering shaft. Do I take the steering column or shaft out? How do I do that? How do I get the steering wheel off? Any help would be appreciated. Jimmme