How to Change the Gas on a Cub Cadet Rider

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This video will show you how to change the gas on the Cub Cadet riding mower.  Depending on your model, the instructions in this video may vary slightly.  Always be sure to check your operator's manual for detailed instructions.


Step 1

Place your mower on a flat, level surface.  Turn the mower off and make sure the engine is cool.  Remove the ignition key.  Then, disconnect the spark plug ignition wire.

Step 2

Unscrew the gas cap.

Step 3

Using the Arnold Siphon Pump, place the orange tube into the gas tank on the engine and the black tube into a proper container.

Step 4

Prime the pump by pumping the handle three or four times.  Once the liquid begins to flow, it will continue flowing without further pumping.

Step 5

Remove the Arnold Siphon Pump and add new gas.

Step 6

Replace the gas cap.

Step 7

Reconnect the spark plug ignition wire.

Step 8

Dispose of the gas properly.