John Deere

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OMM153975

Issue K5

GATOR™ Utility Vehicle

TE PIN(040001-)

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 Labels

Pictorial Safety Signs
READ OPERATOR’S MANUAL
CAUTION
WARNING: AVOID INJURY FROM EXPLOSION
WARNING: RIDERS CAN FALL OFF AND BE KILLED
DANGER
WARNING: YOUNG DRIVERS INCREASE CHANCE OF DEATH
CAUTION: BEFORE LEAVING VEHICLE:
DANGER/POISON
DANGER
CAUTION: HELP PREVENT INJURY WHEN DUMPING LOADS
Battery Charger Safety Labels
Battery Charger Safety Information
CE Label

Safety

Operating Safely
Parking Safely
Protect Children and Prevent Accidents
Avoid Tipping
Keep Riders Off Vehicle
Transport Loads Safely
Towing Loads Safely With Utility Vehicle
Before Driving
Driving On Rough Terrain
Climbing Or Descending A Hill
Driving Across Slopes
Riding Through Water
Checking Wheel Hardware
Wear Appropriate Clothing
Practice Safe Maintenance
Prevent Fires
Do Not Modify Machine
Tire Safety
Handling Fuel Safely
Handling Waste Product and Chemicals

Operating

Daily Operating Checklist
Avoid Damage to Plastic and Painted Surfaces
Operator Station Controls
Using Hand Holds
Adjusting Standard Seat
Adjusting Driver Seat with Lever System (If Equipped)
Testing Safety Systems
Using the Directional Control Switch
Using the Charge Meter and the Hour Meter
Using the Service and Drive Switch
Using Park Brake
Starting the Vehicle
Stopping and Parking the Vehicle
Engaging and Disengaging the Cargo Box Lock
Raising and Lowering Cargo Box
Emptying the Cargo Box
Operating the Tailgate
Removing Cargo Box Tailgate
Replacing Cargo Box Tailgate Latch Rods
Carrying and Distributing a Load
Avoid Overloading
Towing Loads
Towing the Utility Vehicle
Transporting the Utility Vehicle
Use Care In Handling and Servicing Batteries
Using the Battery Charger

Replacement Parts

Service Literature
Parts
Part Numbers

Service Intervals

Servicing Your Machine
Break In
Every 25 Hours
Every 50 Hours
As Needed

Service Battery

Battery Safety
Using Deep Cycle Batteries
Battery Position and Connection Diagram
Checking Batteries
Tighten Battery Terminal Connections
Tighten Battery Hold Downs
Cleaning or Replacing Batteries
Checking Battery Electrolyte Levels
Battery Electrolyte Guidelines
Checking Battery Condition
Using a Hydrometer
Battery Test Log

Service Electrical

Replacing Headlight Bulb and Housing
Checking and Replacing Fuses

Service Miscellaneous

Checking Tire Pressure
Tightening Wheel Hardware
Grease
Lubricating Front King Pins
Adjusting Cargo Box Latch
Removing and Installing Hood
Cleaning Plastic Surfaces
Cleaning and Repairing Metal Surfaces

Troubleshooting

Using Troubleshooting Chart
Lights
Motor
Batteries
Battery Charger

Storage

Storing Safety
Battery Storage
Preparing Batteries for Storage
Storing the Vehicle
Removing Vehicle from Storage

Assembly

Prepare for Assembly
Checking Tire Pressure
Install Wheels and Tires
Install Steering Wheel
Lubricating Front King Pins
Install Operator Seat
Fill Transaxle Fluid
Install Load Guard
Install Cargo Box
Install Cargo Box Support Rod
Install Cargo Box Shields
Install Cargo Box Ground Strap
Adjust Cargo Box Latch
Remove Protective Film
Install Vehicle Safety Labels
Install Battery Charger Safety Label
Install Batteries
Charge the Batteries
Using the Service and Drive Switch

Specifications

Batteries
Torque Specifications
Motor
Controller
Electrical
Travel Speeds
Steering and Brakes
Vehicle Dimensions
Ground Clearance
Cargo Box Dimensions
Cargo Box Miscellaneous
Capacities
Charger
Tires
Recommended Lubricants
Motor Speed
Sound Measurements
Vibration Measurements

Declaration of Conformity

TE Gator

Declaration of Conformity

TE Gator Charger Battery Packs

Declaration of Conformity

Battery Charger

Service Statement

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