How to Identify and Fix Common Gardening Problems ?
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Belt-the number one cause for your blades not to engage is that your belt is either stretched or loose causing it to slip or fall off completely. Belt could have snapped also. When you are trying to process too much grass/leaves they could pack up under your deck and push off your belt.
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Yard machine 16.5 will turn over but not start
Squirt some staring fluid into it star if not check for spark if sparking need to rebuild dirt in it or water in gas if not sparking check fuse or switch behid dash
Can I replace the blades on my 38in MTD/Yard Machine ride on without removing the deck? ie. from underneath.
If its in good condition you might be able to but be careful so mower doesn’t fall on you. I’ve used my car ramps and backed the mower up the ramp and was able to do it safely. If you have any difficulty removing the blades, then I’d take the deck off. It really isn’t that hard to remove the deck.
Yard machine riding mower will not start
Check all of your known safety switches!
Clutch has to be pushed in
seat switch (sit on mower)
blade disengage switch
Finally check your starter soleniod between the battery and the starter and look for fuses and check them out in the process
What type of oil for yard machine 16.5
30 weight oil only it will say thirty weight on bottle do not use 10 w 30
My “blade bolt “un screws itself &falls off when I try starting it.
You can try a lock washer and nut
Engine stops after blade is engaged – Poulan Pro 46Inch 22 HP Yard Tractor with Briggs and Stratton Engine PB22H46YT
A faulty seat safety switch will cause this to happen.
My engine runs about 5 mins. and then just cuts off????
Dirty vent hole on carb rebuild it
Hydrostatic what weight of oil goes back into hydrostatic
10/w30 should be ok