Prepare machine for repair, Support machine properly – John Deere 318 User Manual
PREPARE MACHINE FOR REPAIR
1. Move hydrostatic control lever to STOP position.
2. Disengage PTO’s
3. Lower all equipment to the ground.
4. Engage park brake.
5. Stop the engine and remove the key.
6. Operate all hydraulic control levers to release
hydraulic pressure in the system.
Before you leave the operator’s seat, wait for engine and
attachment parts to stop moving.
SUPPORT MACHINE PROPERLY
Always lower the attachment or implement to the ground
before you work on the machine. If you must work on a
lifted machine or attachment, securely support the
machine or attachment.
Do not support the machine on cinder blocks, hollow
tiles, or props that may crumble under continuous load.
Do not work under a machine that is supported solely by
a jack. Follow recommended procedures in this manual.
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