I am trying to replace a broken transmission control lever on my D140 lawn tractor. This is the lever that attaches the forward/reverse pedal linkage rod to the transmission. (Deere part number M810140 @ partscatalog.Deere.com). The lever is held in place with a two-part pin that I have...
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...
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
Amazon.com: John Deere 6100 -...
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...
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,
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...
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...
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.