John Deere

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21-Inch Walk-Behind Rotary Mowers

JS61 and JS63 PIN(0100001-)

OPERATOR’S MANUAL

Export Version

Litho in U.S.A.

Introduction

Thank You for Purchasing a John Deere Product
Using Your Operator’s Manual
Machine Use
Special Messages

Product Identification

Record Identification Numbers

Safety

Pictorial Safety Signs
Read Operator’s Manual
Avoid Injury From Rotating Blades And Thrown Objects
Avoid Injury From Rotating Blades
Grass Bag
CE Certification, Specifications & Sound Labels
Operate Safely
Rotating Blades are Dangerous - Protect Children and Prevent Accidents
Wear Appropriate Clothing
Practice Safe Maintenance
Avoid Injury from Contacting Blade
Handling Waste Products
Handling Fuel Safely

Operating

Engine Controls
Handle Controls
Handle and Cutting Height Controls
Adjusting Handle Height
Adjusting Cutting Height
Testing Safety Systems
Testing Blade/Engine Control Lever
Starting Engine
Forward Travel
Travel Speeds
Stopping Engine
Using Side Discharge Chute

Replacement Parts

Service Literature
Parts
Part Numbers

Service Intervals

Service Intervals
Before Each Use
After Each Use
Break In - After First 5 Hours of Operation
Every 25 Hours Or Once A Year

Service

Adjusting Carburetor
Avoid Fumes
Engine Oil
Checking Engine Oil Level
Changing Engine Oil
Checking and Cleaning Air Cleaner Element
Cleaning and Gapping Spark Plug
Cleaning Engine Cooling Fins
Cleaning Drive Belt and Transmission Area
Checking and Replacing Drive Belt
Adjusting Transmission Cable (JS63)
Lubricating Drive Shaft Hub Bushings
Lubricating Mower Axles
Checking and Removing Blade
Sharpening Blade
Balancing and Installing Blade
Filling Fuel Tank
Cleaning Fuel Cap Vents

Troubleshooting

Using Troubleshooting Chart

Storing Machine

Storing Safety
Preparing Machine for Storage
Preparing Fuel and Engine For Storage
Folding Handles
Removing Mower From Storage

Assembly

Unfold Handles
Install Starter Rope
Add Engine Oil
Test Mower

Specifications

Engine
Travel Speed Range
Capacities
Machine Specifications
Dimensions
Recommended Lubricants
Sound Measurements
Vibration

Declaration of Conformity

JS61 and JS63 Walk-Behind Rotary Mowers

Certificate of Conformity

JS61 Walk-Behind Rotary Mower

Certificate of Conformity

JS63 Walk-Behind Rotary Mower

Service Statement

John Deere Parts
The Right Tools
Well-Trained Technicians
Prompt Service

Service Record

Record Service Dates