John Deere



Issue J5

Bunker and Field Vehicle

1200A PIN(010001-)


Export Version

Litho in U.S.A.


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

Product Identification

Record Identification Numbers


Operator Training Required
Operating Safely
Parking Safely
Checking Work Area
Protect Children and Prevent Accidents
Avoid Tipping
Keep Riders Off
Towing Loads Safely
Checking Wheel Hardware
Wear Appropriate Clothing
Practice Safe Maintenance
Avoid High Pressure Fluids
Prevent Fires
Tire Safety
Handling Fuel Safely
Handling Waste Product and Chemicals

Safety Labels

Pictorial Safety Signs
Read Operator’s Manual
Avoid Injury From Battery Gases and Acids
Drawbar Load
Caution Label
Sound Labels


Daily Operating Checklist
Avoid Damage to Plastic and Painted Surfaces
Operator Station Controls
Platform Controls
Testing Safety Systems
Testing Neutral Start System
Using Park Brake Lock
Using The Cultivator
Using The Rake
Using Front Blade
Starting The Engine
Warming and Idling Engine
Stopping Engine
Using Gear Shift Pedals
Using Accelerator
Using Brake Pedal
Using Differential Lock Pedal
Using Headlight Switch If Equipped
Transporting Machine
Transport Loads Safely

Replacement Parts

Service Literature
Part Numbers

Service Intervals

Servicing Your Machine
After First 10 Hours
After First 25 Hours
Every 25 Hours
Every 50 Hours
Every 100 Hours
Every 200 Hours or Annually

Service Lubrication

Lubricating Rear Axle

Service Engine

Engine Warranty Maintenance Statement
Avoid Fumes
Engine Oil
Checking Engine Oil Level
Changing Engine Oil and Filter
Cleaning Engine Fins
Replacing Air Cleaner Element
Checking Spark Plug

Service Transmission

Anti Chatter Transmission Oil
Checking Belt Condition
Checking Drive Clutch Shoes
Checking Transaxle Oil
Changing Transaxle Oil
Lubricating Rear Axle
Adjusting Shift Control Rod

Service Steering & Brakes

Removing Front Wheel
Adjusting Steering Chain

Service Electrical

Service the Battery Safely
Cleaning Or Replacing Battery
Checking Battery Electrolyte Level
Using Booster Battery
Replacing Fuses
Replacing Headlights (Optional)

Service Miscellaneous

Using Proper Fuel
Filling Fuel Tank
Checking Tire Pressure
Using Correct Tires and Inflation
Checking Wheel Bolts
Removing and Installing Wheel


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


Using Troubleshooting Chart


Installing Steering Wheel
Install Tires
Connect Lift Actuator
Install Seat
Activate and Charge Battery
Checking Tire Pressure


Electrical System
Fuel System
Steering and Brakes
Travel Speeds
Fluid Capacities
Wheels and Tires
Recommended Lubricants
Sound Measurements
Vibration Measurements

Declaration of Conformity

Bunker and Field Rake 1200A

Service Statement

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

Service Record

Record Service Dates