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Issue H6

John Deere Select Series™

X300 Tractors 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
Warning Hot Surface
Read Operator’s Manual
Keep Children Away From Mower
Avoid Injury From Tipping
Drawbar Load
Use Bypass Valve Lever Safely
Avoid Injury From Loaded Spring
CE Certification, Specification and Sound Label
CE Certification, Specification and Sound Label
CE Certification, Specification and Sound Label

Safety

Training
Preparation
Operation
Maintenance and Storage
Checking Mowing Area
Parking Safely
Rotating Blades are Dangerous
Protect Children
Avoid Tipping
Keep Riders Off
Towing Loads Safely
Wear Appropriate Clothing
Practice Safe Maintenance
Avoid High Pressure Fluids
Prevent Fires
Tire Safety
Handling Fuel Safely
Handling Waste Product and Chemicals

Operating - Controls

Operator Station Controls

Operating

Daily Operating Checklist
Avoid Damage to Plastic and Painted Surfaces
Adjusting Seat
Adjusting Cutting Height
Checking and Adjusting Mower Level
Adjusting Mower Wheels
Testing Safety Systems
Testing Park Brake Switch
Testing Park Brake
Testing Mower Engagement (PTO) Switch
Testing Seat Switch
Testing Reverse Implement Option (RIO)
Using Park Brake
Using Key Switch and Headlights
Using Hour Meter
Checking Fuel Level
Starting the Engine
Stopping the Engine
Using Travel Controls
Using Cruise Control
Using the Reverse Implement Option (RIO)
Using Mower Attachment/ Mower Lift Pedal
Using Mower Engagement Lever
Moving Machine by Hand
Using Mower Gates (42-inch Edge™ Mulch Mower)
Unplugging Mower, Bagger, or Material Collection System
Transporting Machine on Trailer
Using Weights
Using Tire Chains
Using Accessories
Mowing Tips

Replacement Parts

Service Literature
Parts
Part Numbers

Service Intervals

Servicing Your Machine
Service Intervals

Service Lubrication

Grease
Lubricating Pivot Points
Lubricating Front Axle
Lubricating Rear U-Joints (4-Wheel Steer Models)
Lubricating Lift Pedal Assembly

Service Engine

Avoid Fumes
Engine Oil
Checking Engine Oil Level
Changing Engine Oil and Filter
Cleaning Air Intake Screen and Engine Fins
Checking and Cleaning Air Cleaner Elements (X300 and X304 Models)
Checking and Cleaning Air Cleaner Elements (X320 Model)
Checking Spark Plug
Adjusting Carburetor
Replacing Fuel Filter

Service Transmission

Checking Transmission

Service Mower

Removing Mower (38 Mower)
Removing Mower (42 Mower)
Removing Mower (48 Mower)
Removing Mower (54 Mower)
Installing Mower (38 Mower)
Installing Mower (42 Mower)
Installing Mower (48 Mower)
Installing Mower (54 Mower)
Adjusting Lift Assist Spring (If equipped)
Replacing Mower Drive Belt (38 Mower)
Replacing Mower Drive Belt (42 Mower)
Replacing Mower Drive Belt (42 Mulch Mower)
Replacing Mower Drive Belt (48 and 54 Mowers)
Checking for Bent Mower Blades
Servicing Mower Blades
Sharpening Blades
Balancing Blades

Service Electrical

Service the Battery Safely
Removing and Installing the Battery
Cleaning Battery and Terminals
Using Booster Battery
Replacing Headlight Bulb
Replacing Fuse

Service Miscellaneous

Using Proper Fuel
Filling Fuel Tank
Checking Tire Pressure
Removing and Installing Wheel Assembly (Models with E-Clip)
Removing and Installing Wheel Assembly (Models with Wheel Bolt)
Cleaning Plastic Surfaces
Cleaning and Repairing Metal Surfaces

Troubleshooting

Using Troubleshooting Chart
Engine
Electrical
Machine
Mower

Storage

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

Assembly

Charge and Connect Battery
Install Steering Wheel
Install Seat Springs
Remove Shipping Support Rod (54 Mower)
Install Mower Anti-Scalp Wheels
Check Tire Pressure
Adjust Mower Deck Level
Check Engine Oil Level
Check Machine Safety System

Specifications

Engine - iTorque™ Power System
Drivetrain
Fuel System
Electrical System
Tires
Capacities
Travel Speeds at Full Engine RPM
Dimensions
38 Edge™ Xtra Mower
42 Edge™ Xtra Mower
42 Edge™ Mulch Mower
48 Edge™ Xtra Mower
54 Edge™ Xtra Mower
Recommended Lubricants
Fast Idle Engine Speed
Speed of Rotation of the Cutting Device
Sound Measurements
Vibration Measurements

Declaration of Conformity

X300 Lawn Tractor
X304 Lawn Tractor
X320 Lawn Tractor

Service Statement

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

Service Record

Record Service Dates