Remove and install steering gearbox and shaft – John Deere 318 User Manual
REMOVE AND INSTALL STEERING
GEARBOX AND SHAFT
1. Remove drive shaft. (See procedure in Section 50,
2. Remove engine side panels, battery and battery base.
3. Remove fender deck.
IMPORTANT: Do not pound on end of steering shaft
or damage to steering shaft will occur.
4. Remove steering wheel.
CAUTION: To avoid injury from escaping fluid
under pressure, stop engine and relieve the
pressure in the system before disconnecting or
connecting hydraulic or other lines. Tighten all
connections before applying pressure.
5. Disconnect lines (A, B and C) from hydraulic control
6. Remove nut and line clamp.
316, 318 & 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors