John Deere 318 User Manual

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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.

22. Attach swashplate control arm to control shaft with
roll pin and safety wire or cap screw and nut. Tighten
nut to 60 N·m (44 lb-ft).

Early Models Shown




23. Connect hydraulic pressure line (A) and return line

24. Tighten two nuts and cap screws, if equipped, on
drive shaft to 60 N·m (44 lb-ft) or install drive shaft, if
necessary. (See procedure in Group 25.)

25. Install drain plug.

26. Install belly screen/pan.

27. Install fuel tank and fender deck.

420 Shown

28. Fill transmission with the recommended amount of
John Deere Low Viscosity HY-GARD



29. Bleed the hydraulic system. (See procedure in
Section 270, Group 20.)

30. If tractor creeps forward or reverse while in neutral,
adjust neutral and neutral return linkage. (See
procedures in Section 250, Group 15.)




MX,15905005,39 -19-23FEB95

MX,15905005,40 -19-23FEB95

Transmission/Install Transmission

TM1590 (17MAY95)


316, 318 & 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors





This manual is related to the following products:

316, 420