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How to Change the Blade on your Cub Cadet Rider

These instructions will explain how to replace Cub Cadet riding mower blades. Over time, the blades on your riding lawn mower can become worn out, bent or dinged. This gradual damage can reduce the effectiveness of your mower, so be sure to sharpen or replace the blades if you notice these signs of wear. How often you visually check the blades depends on how regularly the mower is used. Check the blades at least twice a year, at the beginning and middle of the mowing season, or more often if you mow year-round. Depending on your model, the instructions listed below may vary slightly. Always be sure to check your operator's manual for detailed instructions.


Step 1 - Prepare the mower for maintenance

Step 2 - Remove the mower deck

Step 3 - Replace the riding lawn mower blades

Step 4 - Reattach the lawn mower deck

Step 5 - Verify normal operation

Keep your Cub Cadet riding mower running safely and reliably by following the scheduled maintenance guide and instructions on how to change a lawn mower blade outlined in your operator's manual. And when performing riding mower maintenance or repairs, only use official Cub Cadet parts on your mower to ensure an exact fit and optimal operation.