Discontinued - Category 1 3-point hitch
Category 1 3-point hitch

Category 1 3-point hitch

The 3-point hitch provides a convenient means of attaching rear-mounted equipment to the tractor. This hitch can be used on X700 Series Tractors and also on X400/X500 Heavy-Duty Garden Tractors:
  • Hitch is raised and lowered with tractor hydraulic control lever.
  • Right screw-type draft arm height adjuster makes it easy to level or tilt three-point-hitch-mounted equipment.
  • Hitch is equipped with depth stop that works independently of tractor's mower cut height adjustment for added convenience and versatility.
  • The depth stop must be locked up when transporting attachments.
NOTE: Front weights may be needed to stabilize steering when using rear-mounted implements.
Limited Category 1 3-point hitch dimensions

Limited Category 1 3-point hitch dimensions

Hitch dimensions are shown in the illustration.

A - Ball socket inside dimension 0.87 in. (22 mm)
B - Pin hole inside dimension 0.75 in. (19 mm)
C - 26.8 in. (681 mm)
D - 15 to 18 in. (381 to 457 mm)
Lower arm lift specifications (Category 1 hitch):
  • Maximum low point above ground = 8.5 in. (216 mm)
  • Minimum high point above ground = 21.5 in. (546 mm)
  • Minimum lift range = 13 in. (330 mm)
  • Lift capacity 12 in. behind hitch balls = 450 lb (204 kg)
3-point hitch compatibility:
  • BM22286 category 1 3-point hitch (X400/X500 Heavy-Duty Garden Tractors, X700's) replaces BM21801 and is compatible in all applications in which it was used.
  • Compatible with 60-in. (152-cm) 7-IronTM Mower Deck.
  • BM21801 category 1 3-point hitch can be updated to have the same components as BM22286 with a M156163 shoulder pin and 14M7296 nut to replace the pin at the rod end of the hydraulic cylinder. These components are needed to handle the extra weight of the 60-in. (152-cm) 7-Iron Mower Deck.

Category 1 3-point hitch (X400/X500 Heavy-Duty Garden Tractors, X700 Series Tractors)

NOTE:  Availability limited to dealer inventory.
Last Updated : 01-May-2017