King Kutter Free Floating User Manual
BEFORE PUTTING FINISHING 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 finishing 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
Fill spindle units (3) with grease until full. There are easy access
holes in top cover for greasing spindle units. (Figure C page 21)
Grease wheel axles (4), wheel forks (4), front roller axle (1), and
PTO shaft universal joints (2). (Figure C page 21)
Check air pressure in tires, maintain rated PSI listed on the tire at all
Check all bolts, nuts and belt 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