How to Identify and Fix Common Gardening Problems ?
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For most effective results, a lawn mower deck should have a pitch of 1/8-inch to 1/2-inch between the height of the deck rear to the height of the deck front. Naturally, this makes the sweet spot about 1/4-inch of pitch, depending on the type of mower.
For most effective results, a lawn mower deck should have a pitch, or height difference of 1/8-inch to 1/2-inch between the front of the deck to the back of the deck. Naturally, this makes the sweet spot about 1/4-inch of pitch, depending on the mower model.
Mower deck gauge wheels should be properly adjusted to prevent scalping grass on uneven terrain. The bottom of the wheels should sit approximately 1/8-1/2 of an inch from the ground, depending on your cutting height.
Sharpening or replacing the mower blades is also the answer if grass tips look ragged or tattered instead of cleanly cut. Blade vibration also causes an uneven cut. To eliminate vibration, replace unbalanced blades and worn mandrels. Replace a worn blade belt because a worn belt won`t spin the blades correctly.
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Eats mower drive belts
You say you checked everything. I would remove the deck and belt and physically make sure both blades spin freely. Then I’d install the belt and check again, it sounds as though each component works fine alone but when in conjunction with other parts something is binding. Good luck
Mower deck too low
There are two bolts that raise and lower the deck for adjustment on either side of the mower.
New battery for chraftsman mower but it still won’t start
Doesn’t it turn over? If your valves are out adjustment. They don’t release compression.
I have a dlt 3000 18.5 hp thats been sitting for two years getting gas to carb but won’t start. took off carb, cleaned everything still nothing. If I pour gas in carb starts right up
You didn’t clean the carb good enough try again. You missed some small orifice somewhere. Good Luck!
How to adjust the mowing deck properly? – Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor – CA Model
I use a string level just sit it on deck level front to back
Oil Changes When do you change the oil? Are the filters available at the auto supply?
No – filters are available HERE.
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Craftsman riding mower lt-1000 leaks gas – Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor – CA Model
Need to fix that. it may be a fire hazard.
DLT 3000 Intek 18.5 Carb Float Stuck?
If it starts cold and runs for 10 min then it sounds like the fuel cap is not venting properly, try runnin engine with fuel cap loose and see if it dies. 9 times out of 10 the fuel cap is the culprit. Let me know