John Deere 318 User Manual
NOTE: There are different versions of the swashplate
control arm. Also, attaching swashplate control
arm to the control shaft on transmission is
different. Some machines use a safety wire and
roll pin, others use a nut and cap screw.
6. Remove safety wire and roll pin (A) or nut and cap
screw to disconnect transmission control linkage.
Early Model Shown
7. Disconnect two hoses (A and B).
8. Disconnect oil fill tube hose (C).
316, 318 & 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors