How are the wheels on my riding lawn mower/tractor removed?



Note: This is a general procedure for the removal/installation of riding lawnmower wheels. Ensure the mower is elevated properly on blocks and adequately supported.

Removal

Front Wheel

  1. If your model has hub caps, remove hub caps and associated washer. NOTE: Hub caps pry off with a flat tip screwdriver.
  2. Remove cotter pin and washer from spindle.
  3. Slide tire from spindle.
Tractor Front Wheel

Rear Wheel

  1. If your model has hub caps, remove hub caps and associated washer. NOTE: Hub caps pry off with a flat tip screwdriver.

  2. Remove E-ring and washer.

  3. Slide rear wheel off the axle.

Tractor Rear Wheel

Installation

Front Wheel

  1. Make sure the valve stem is to the outside of the tractor. Slide the front wheel on the spindle.
  2. Fasten the front wheel with washer and cotter pin. Bend the ends of the cotter pin apart to keep the front wheel on the spindle.
  3. If your model has hub caps, install the hub caps. Make sure the washer hold the hub caps in place.


Rear Wheel

  1. Install the washers and spacer onto the axle.
  2. Mount the square key in the key slot.
  3. Make sure the valve stem is to the outside of the tractor. Align the slot in the rear wheel with the square key. Slide the wheel on the axle.
  4. Fasten the rear wheel with washer and E-ring.
  5. If your model has hub caps, install the hub caps. Make sure the washer hold the hub caps in place.



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