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How do I replace a Seat in a Riding Mowers & Tractor?

The seat keeps your body stable as you drive the riding mower and the seat switch keeps the engine running while you sit on the seat. The engine may shut off when the seat switch isn't engaged, because of a worn or broken seat. If the seat is damaged, replace it.

Follow these steps to fix your issue:

  1. Disconnect the battery

    Set the parking brake when you park the tractor on a level surface. The key can be removed if the switch is turned off. Gloves are used to protect hands. Lift the chair. Tuck the negative cable away from the battery so it doesn't touch the battery post if you remove the bolt connecting it to the battery.

  2. Remove the old seat

    Release the locking tab and remove the seat from the seat adjustment lever.

  3. Install the new seat

    The seat switch needs to be pushed into the new seat's bottom to lock it in. Attach the wire harness to the switch. Attach the adjustment lever to the seat and snap it into place. Remove the retaining bolt and washer.

  4. Reconnect the battery

    The negative cable should be connected to the negative battery terminal. The seat should be lowered.

Time required:

15 minutes.

You would need the following tools:

slot screwdriver, work gloves, wrench set.

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