Hitching the Mower to the Tractor
Check that all the guards and shields listed on page 6 are installed and efficient. Always operate on a flat and
levelled surface when hitching the implement to the tractor. This will prevent dangerous movements.
Keep the hands and feet well away from the knives when hitching the mower to the tractor. Never allow anyone
to stand between the tractor and the mower.
The implement must be used with a suitable tractor. Pay particular care when checking the following conditions:
- the weight and dimensions of the implement must suit the technical specifications of the
tractor. An initial indication as to the most suitable tractors is given in the "Average power" column in
technical data information on page 15 and introduction
Maximum tractor power rating
- Consult the values in the "Maximum power" column on page 15 –
- Consult the values in the "PTO speed" column on page 15 – Technical Data when
choosing the work speed.
The user shall ensure that the implement is fit for use with the tractor in his possession.
Prevent damage to the gears by checking the level of lubricant in the gearbox before using the mower. Top up
with oil of the same type if necessary. Check that the rotors supports have been greased. Consult page 15 for
the required type of lubricant. Check that the blades are free from foreign bodies. Very worn or broken knives
must be replaced in compliance with the instructions in Maintenance section – page 15. Check that all warning
and danger stickers are installed and legible. Replace them if necessary. Check that the tractor is in a good
condition. Check the oil levels in the engine, gearbox and brakes. Check the cooling water level and tyre
pressure. Always refer to the instruction manual supplied with the tractor.
Reverse the tractor towards the mower, aligning the tractor lift links with the two side coupling pins "1"
Turn off the tractor engine, remove the ignition key from the dashboard and insert the brake.
Insert the ends of the lift links into implement coupling pins "1". Fix them in place by means of the relative safety
Fix the top link “12”
of the three-point hitch “11” and adjust it until the PTO of the
implement is parallel to the ground. If used on uneven land, fix rod “12” into the oval hole.
Start the tractor engine and lift the mower from the ground. Now switch off the tractor engine. Operate lift link rod
“13” to prevent excessive oscillations to the side. Oscillation of about 50 mm each side (2 inches) is
Mount the guard "7" using the screws "8"