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It’s tune-up time for the lawn mower so it's ready for that first mow
I always look forward to the first time we mow the yard. The smell of freshly cut grass is so pleasant, and immediately makes me think of summer – even if it’s still a long time off! But...
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A rotary cutter must be adjusted in two ways
In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a question from Jack in Pennsylvania. He has a new rotary cutter for his utility tractor, but it's cutting too low and scalping the...
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Pop the top and pull out this little workhorse to see what's going on
In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a question from Mark in New York. He's had trouble getting his lawn tractor started and is suspecting a spark plug issue. However, he...
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Make the task easier with these deck tips
Radio interview source: Kevin Branstetter, Product Manager, John Deere Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're...
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Find out why your tractor mower may not be engaging.
Radio interview source: Gary Oshel, John Deere, Product Support Representative Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering...
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If you have used equipment you want to utilize to mow hay, you must learn up on the safety rules before mowing.
Radio interview source: Dennis Murphy, Extension Safety Specialist, Penn State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   In this edition of Maintenance...
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Figure out why your lawn tractor engine is bogging down when you try to mow
Radio interview sources: Gary Oshel, Product Support Representative, and Gregg Jameson, Factory Service Representative, John Deere Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below...
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Get rid of the caked-on grass underneath the mower deck
Radio interview source: Gregg Jameson, Factory Service Representative, John Deere In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a question from Andy in West Virginia. While he was...
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Does epoxy make tires heavier?
Radio interview source: Walter Tubbs, John Deere Ag Tech Instructor, Arkansas State University In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we answered a question from Troy in Texas. He wonders...
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In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a question from Connie in Louisiana. She had the dealer change the oil in her lawn tractor last year. She wonders if it needs to be done...

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