How to Adjust Mechanical Suspension Seat on Bobcat Zero-Turn Mowers

Published on April 10, 2023

This episode of Bobcat Turf Talks, Bobcat senior product manager Ron Scheffler shows you how to adjust the mechanical suspension seat for maximum comfort while operating your Bobcat® zero-turn mower. He’ll also show you how to flip it out of the way for maintenance and storage for your manual and other documents.

Weight Adjustment Dial Knob 

Experience a smooth and comfortable mowing ride with operator suspension support.  Turn clockwise to tighten your suspension for heavier operators. Turn counterclockwise to get more travel for lighter operators.  

Forward and Backward Adjustment

Reduce leg and foot fatigue on the zero-turn mower with an ideal seat position for any operator.  Push the adjustment lever in to slide your seat forward and backward.  

Rotating Arm Rests 

Experience a more relaxing ride on your upper body with arm rests on the zero-turn mower seat.  Rotating arm rests can be flipped up or down to fit your operation preference.   

Seat Rotation for Maintenance Access  

Levers in the back allow you to lift the seat up for plenty of access to mower components that need maintenance, repair or cleaning. Underneath the seat is a convenient storage tube for your operator's manual, which you should always read and review before mowing.  Between the seat and seat plate is important paperwork and other documents like warranty statement, engine operator’s manual and serial tags for future use.  

Bobcat Mowers & Turf Talks 

Whether you’re a lawn care professional or a homeowner looking to create your own professional-grade results. Bobcat zero-turn mowers are designed to tackle your most challenging needs with precision, ease and the perfect cut.

Always read and understand the Operation, Maintenance and Owner’s Manuals.  Contact your local Bobcat dealer for additional assistance, service support or questions.    

Learn More About Bobcat Zero-Turn Mowers 

Learn more about Bobcat Mowers features, tips, best practices and more by visiting Bobcat Turf Talks 

Video Chapters: 

00:00 – Intro: Turf Talks & Seat Operation  

00:21 – Weight Seat Adjustment  

00:31 – Forward/Backward Adjustment  

00:39 – Rotating Arm Rests  

00:51 – Maintenance Access Under Seat  

01:03 – Document Tub for Manual  

01:10 – Important Paperwork Location  

01:21 – Outro: Learn More at Bobcat.com 

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