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Service Lubrication


The following greases are preferred:

Chassis and Rollers

• John Deere Special Purpose HD Water Resistant Grease.

• John Deere Multi-Purpose HD Lithium Complex Grease.

Cutting Units

• John Deere Cotton Picker Spindle Grease.

• John Deere Cornhead Grease.

Other greases that can be used:

• SAE Multi-Purpose EP Grease with 3 to 5 percent molybdenum disulfide.

• SAE Multi-Purpose EP Grease.

Grease All Locations Every 50 Hours




A - Grease rear wheel pivot (Move seat forward.)

B - Cam Follower

C - Grease lift arms in six (6) places.

D - Grease six (6) front and rear roller bearings.

E - Grease six (6) reel bearings.

F - Grease adjusters in six (6) places.

G - Grease eccentric in two (2) places on neutral start. (Lift cover plate on right side of engine. Look under right hand side of machine under the footrest.)

H - Grease rear wheel Steering Arm in two (2) places.