How to Install a John Deere Snow Blower

John Deere snow blowers come as attachments which you can install on most types of John Deere riding lawnmowers and tractors. The snow blower uses the same connections on the mower that are used for the mower deck. When you want to attach the snow blower, you must disconnect the mower deck and install the snow blower attachment. You can install a John Deere snow blower by first making sure you have the proper tools.

Step 1

Place the snow blower attachment in front of the tractor.

Step 2

Turn the tractor on, and adjust the mower lift so that it is in the raised position. Pull the handle for the mower lift to raise it up, and turn the tractor off.

Step 3

Place the mounting frame on the upper part of the snow blower so that it is in line with the tractor frame.

Step 4

Lift up on the rear of the upper part of the mounting frame, and connect it to the tractor frame. Slide the frame onto the bolts that protrude from the tractor frame.

Step 5

Place the v-belt belt around the drive pulley on the tractor engine.

Step 6

Attach the lower mounting frame to the mounting brackets on the tractor.

Step 7

Insert the clevis pins, and secure them with cotter pins.

Step 8

Check the position of the v-belt so that it is routed around the drive pulleys on the tractor and the pulley on the snow blower.

Step 9

Connect the support control for the snow blower to the side of the tractor to complete the project.

Cameron Easey

Cameron Easey has over 15 years customer service experience, with eight of those years in the insurance industry. He has earned various designations from organizations like the Insurance Institute of America and LOMA. Easey earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and history from Western Michigan University.