installation instructions for: deck lift kit 629gn-001a

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR:
DECK LIFT KIT 629GN-001A
1. SHUT OFF THE ENGINE AND SET THE PARK BRAKE.
2. ROTATE THE FRONT CASTER WHEELS AWAY FROM THE DECK. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 3)
3. REMOVE THE DECK HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT PIN. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 3)
4. LOWER THE DECK TO THE LOWEST POSITON AND REINSERT THE DECK HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
PIN ABOVE THE DECK LIFT HANDLE. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 3)
5. ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE MOWER, LIFT AND HOLD UP THE HOOK KEEPER.
THEN LIFT UP ON THE RELEASE HANDLE TO RELEASE THE REAR OF THE DECK FROM THE
MOWER. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 1)
6. REMOVE THE DECK PROP, CLEVIS PIN, SPRING, WASHER AND RUE-RING.
(SEE ILLUSTRATION 3)
7. REPLACE THE CLEVIS PIN, WASHER AND RUE-RING WITH NEW HARDWARE SUPPLIED IN KIT.
(SEE ILLUSTRATION 5)
8. REMOVE THE CLEVIS PIN, WASHER AND RUE-RING ATTACHING DRAG BAR.
(SEE ILLUSTRATION 4)
9. REATTACH THE DRAG BAR USING A ½ X 4 1/2” FLANGE HEAD BOLT, SPACER AND FLANGE
LOCK NUT SUPPLIED IN THE KIT. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN, THE DRAG BAR MUST BE ABLE TO
PIVOT AGAINST THE YOKE CASTING. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 6)
10. ON 1500 SERIES DEFENDER MOWERS WITH 60” DECKS, SR1220 OR EARLIER BOSS MOWERS,
IT IS NECESSARY TO MODIFY THE OUTER DRAG BARS 642-059P OR REPLACE WITH 659-299P
TO ALLOW THE DECK JACK TO BE STOWED ON THE FRONT AXLE. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 2)
11. ROTATE THE FRONT STEP UP AND OUT OF THE WAY.
12. ATTACH THE JACK MOUNTING BRACKETS TO THE FRONT AXLE BY FIRST PLACING THE
BRACKET WITH THE HEX SHAPED CUTOUT ON THE TRIM SIDE OF THE MOWER. FASTEN
WITH 3/8 X 4” FLANGE HEAD BOLT AND FLANGE LOCK NUTS. DO NOT TIGHTEN HARDWARE
AT THIS TIME. (THE JACK MOUNTING BRACKETS WILL NOT FIT ON THE EDGE SERIES
MOWER, HOWEVER THE MANUAL JACK WILL OPERATE CORRECTLY). (SEE ILLUSTRATION 7)
13. INSERT JACK ASSEMBLY INTO THE BRACKETS SO THE JACK IS CENTERED ON THE AXLE AND
THE HEX DRIVE OF THE CRANK EXTENDS APPROXIMATELY ¼” THROUGH THE BRACKET.
ATTACH THE OPPOSITE END TO THE BRACKET WITH THE SUPPLIED RETAINING PINS.
(SEE ILLUSTRATIONS 7 & 8)
14. TIGHTEN 3/8” HARDWARE.
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15. LIFT UP ON THE LATCH PLATE RELEASING THE HANDLE ROD. PUSH DOWN ON THE RELEASE
HANDLE UNTIL THE DECK HOOKS LOCK INTO PLACE. (ILLUSTRATION 1)
16. INSTALLATION IS COMPLETE.
HOOK
KEEPER
HOOK
KEEPER
RELEASE HANDLE
RELEASE
HANDLE
LATCH
PLATE
LATCH PLATE
OUTER
DRAG
OUTER DRAG
BAR 642-059P
BAR
642-059P
ILLUSTRATION 1
OPTIONAL
DRAG
BAR
OPTIONAL659-299P
DRAG BAR
659-299P
1
OFF
LINK
BAR
1/2"½”
FROM
CENTER
CUT
OFF
LINK
BAR
FROM
CENTEROFOFHOLE
HOLE
2½”CUT
REMOVE
REMOVEROLLER,
ROLLER,RUE
RUERING
RING&&CLEVIS
CLEVISPIN
PIN
ILLUSTRATION 2
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PARKBRAKE
BRAKE SET
PARK
SET
HEIGHTADJUST
ADJUST PIN
HEIGHT
PIN
DECK PROP, CLEVIS PIN, SPRING,
DECK
PROP, CLEVIS PIN, SPRING,
WASHER
RING
WASHER&&RUE
RUE
RING
CASTERS
ROTATED
FORWARD
CASTERS ROTATED FORWARD
ILLUSTRATION 3
WASHER
DRAG BAR
RUE RING
CLEVIS PIN
(REMOVE) ILLUSTRATION 4
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DRAG BAR
DRAG
BAR
H-2240
F-1521
H-2239
ILLUSTRATION 5 (REPLACE)
½ X 4 ½ FLANGED HEAD BOLT
SPACER
½” FLANGED NUT
YOKE CASTING
DRAG BAR
(INSTALL) ILLUSTRATION 6
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3/8” HARDWARE
MOUNTING BRACKET
RETAINING PIN
HEX SHAPE CUTOUT
HEX DRIVE
JACK ASSEMBLY
ILLUSTRATION 7 –
MOUNTING BRACKETS WILL NOT FIT ON THE EDGE SERIES MOWER.
HEX END OF JACK
EXTENDS APPROX.
¼” PAST MOUNTING
BRACKET
JACK CENTERED ON AXLE
ILLUSTRATION 8
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OPERATOR INSTRUCTIONS FOR:
DECK LIFT KIT 629GN-001A
1. SHUT OFF THE ENGINE AND SET THE PARK BRAKE.
2. ROTATE FRONT CASTER WHEELS AWAY FROM DECK. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 3)
3. REMOVE DECK HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT PIN. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 3)
4. LOWER THE DECK TO THE LOWEST POSITON AND REINSERT THE DECK HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
PIN ABOVE THE DECK LIFT HANDLE. PIN THE HANDLE DOWN IN THE LOWEST POSITION.
(SEE ILLUSTRATION 3)
5. ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE MOWER, LIFT AND HOLD UP THE HOOK KEEPER.
THEN LIFT UP ON THE RELEASE HANDLE TO RELEASE THE REAR OF THE DECK FROM THE
MOWER. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 1)
6. RELEASE BELT TENSION BY FLIPPING LEVER LOCATED NEAR THE LEFT REAR CORNER OF THE
MOWER DECK AND REMOVE THE BELT FROM THE CLUTCH. (ON DEFENDER MODELS, THE
LEVER IS LOCATED BEHIND THE LEFT REAR TIRE. REMOVE THE BELT FROM CENTER PULLEY.)
7. ROTATE FRONT STEP UP & OUT OF THE WAY
8. REMOVE THE RETAINING PINS FROM THE JACK ASSEMBLY AND REMOVE THE JACK FROM
THE BRACKETS ON THE FRONT AXLE. (SEE ILLUSTRATIONS 7 & 8)
9. SET THE JACK CONNECTOR IN PLACE ON THE DECK CLEVIS PIN. DO NOT ATTACH THE
RETAINING PIN. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 9)
10. ENSURE THE RETAINING PIN IS REMOVED FROM THE JACK LIFT COLLAR WELDMENT.
11. ADJUST THE POSITION OF THE LIFT COLLAR WELDMENT TO ALLOW THE TABS TO MOUNT
ON THE MOUNTING SPACER AND FLANGE BOLT. THREAD THE COLLAR UP OR DOWN THE
SHAFT AS NEEDED AND ATTACH WITH THE RETAINING PIN. THEN ATTACH THE RETAINING
PIN TO THE DECK CLEVIS PIN. THE GREASE FITTING MUST BE TOWARDS OUTSIDE OF
MOWER. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 9)
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12. ROTATE THE HANDLE UP INTO CRANKING POSITION. TURN THE HANDLE CLOCKWISE TO
BRING THE FRONT OF THE DECK OFF THE GROUND. NOTE: SOME MODELS REQUIRE
EXTENDING THE JACK UNTIL THE LEFT REAR TIRE RISES OFF THE GROUND
APPROXIMATELY 8”. MOVE TO THAT WHEEL AND PUSH IT BACK TO THE GROUND
BRINGING THE FRONT OF THE DECK UP OFF THE GROUND. CONTINUE TURNING UNTIL THE
DECK IS IN THE STAND-UP POSITION. DO NOT OVER EXTEND THE JACK, DAMAGE MAY
OCCUR. (SEE ILLUSTRATION 10)
NOTE: IT IS POSSILBE TO OPERATE THE JACK WITH AN IMPACT GUN/WRENCH. TO DO SO
REMOVE CRANK HANDLE AND KNOB BY REMOVING RUE RING. A ¾” WRENCH WILL FIT
ON END OF SHAFT WELDMENT.
13. TO LOWER DECK, REVERSE THE PROCESS. DO NOT OVER RETRACT JACK, DAMAGE MAY
OCCUR.
CAUTION
CAUTION: KEEP FEET CLEAR FROM EDGE OF DECK WHEN LOWERING DECK
FROM STAND-UP TO OPERATION POSITION.
14. LIFT UP ON THE LATCH PLATE RELEASING THE HANDLE ROD. PUSH DOWN ON THE RELEASE
HANDLE UNTIL THE DECK HOOKS LOCK INTO PLACE.
15. APPLY ONE OR TWO PUMPS OF GREASE TO ZERK OCCASIONALLY TO KEEP CRANK
OPERATING FREELY.
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16. CLEAN GRASS, DIRT AND DEBRIS OFF THE TOP LEFT / TRIM SIDE OF THE DECK. ATTACH
DECAL P-13121 NEAR THE DECK SIZE NUMBER DECAL (48, 52, 60).
MOUNTING SPACER & FLANGE BOLT
RETAINING PIN
INSTALL THIS PIN
1ST.
JACK CONNECTOR
RETAINING PIN
INSTALL THIS PIN
2ND.
GREASE ZERK
CLEVIS PIN
LIFT COLLAR WELDMENT
ILLUSTRATION 9
CRANK
ILLUSTRATION 10
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PARTS LIST
ITEM #26 ARE OPTIONAL DRAG
BARS FOR M.Y. 2013 60"
DEFENDER UNITS AND EARLIER
BOSS UNITS.
F-1604 (1/4 X 1-1/4 ROLL PIN)
CLEAN GRASS, DIRT AND DEBRIS
OFF THE TOP OF THE DECK
(LEFT / TRIM SIDE - ABOVE DECK
SIZE NUMBER.) AND APPLY DECAL.
ITEM #16 IS TAPERED. TAPERED
END IS TO BE INSERTED IN THE
SPOT FACED SIDES OF ITEM #1.
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