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JD 855D Gator, where is the oil drain plug? Do I have to…

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JD 855D Gator, where...

JD 855D Gator, where is the oil drain plug? Do I have to take the skid plate off to find it?

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JD XUV 855D 1M0855DETFM102227

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Yes, live in remote mountains. Need to do 50 hour service, working in heavy snow and mud so can't get to JD service department, service oner due and the gator maybe the only way I can get out of here with the mud and snow here in Montana

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Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

No, you need to raise the bed to access the drain plug and drain the oil. Here is link to the OM manual, and under engine, service shows the job!

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