King Kutter Rotary Mower User Manual
BEFORE PUTTING ROTARY MOWER INTO SERVICE
(IMPORTANT-INSTRUCTIONS PRIOR TO START UP)
SHIPPED WITHOUT OIL IN GEAR BOX AND WITHOUT GREASE IN
GREASE FITTINGS. UNIT MUST BE SERVICED BEFORE USING.
Fill Gearbox using Multi-Purpose Gear Oil (I.E. S.A.E. 80w/90 or S.A.E.
85w/140 Multi-purpose gear oil.)
For all Grease Fittings use TYPE/grade II tube grease.
Place rotary mower so that the deck is secure and level.
Remove 1/2” Pipe Plug (Located at top of gearbox) and 1/8” Pipe
Plug (located at lower 1/3 of gearbox.
Fill gearbox using multi-purpose gear oil through top 1/2” fill hole until
gear oil is level with lower 1/8" hole.
Replace both the 1/2” pipe plug (located at top of gear box) and
1/8" pipe plug (located at lower 1/3 of gear box) and clean away any
Grease (with a grade II type tube grease)
The following zerks:
*Tail wheel wheel fork (See Figure M-1, page 23).
*Tail wheel fork (See Figure M-1, page 23).
*Both U-Joints on the PTO shaft (See Figure M-2, page 23).
Inspect all guards to insure they are in good working order. If not re-
place before using.
Check all bolts and nuts to insure they are tight and secure.
DO NOT over fill gearbox. This could cause damage to oil seals and can cause
permanent damage to the gearbox. This issue will not be covered under war-