Originally Posted by Duekster
I think the one I saw was just the discharge blocker because I did not see the yellow level on the main control to open and close the chute.
This is a very important feature.
On my 2006 DC, it has the chute blocker and the mulching blades.
The lever is black, and if you aren't really looking for it, it is easy to overlook. The discharge chute is shaped differently on the MOD deck too.
Here is a righthand side view of mine. You can see the lever sticking up above the chute. In the view from the front you might be able to see the little decal on the face of the step I was talking about-