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Pour penetrating oil into the cable (Photo 1). Grab the inner cable with pliers and work it up and down to loosen it. When the cable moves freely and all the penetrating oil has drained out, squirt silicone lubricant into the funnel to keep the cable sliding freely. Reinstall the cable (Photo 2).
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My Self-propelled push lawn mower is no longer “self-propelled” while the wheels are on the ground. When not on the ground, the wheels engage but VERY slow.
Try putting new bail one it and see what that dose
9 out of 10 that’s what is
Self propelled feature stopped functining. I previously replaced the wheels after the gears had worn down. Now I can’t get any response to engaging the self-propelled cable.
Have you checked the drive belt? There should be a belt running from the main shaft (above blade) out to the wheel drive. You didn’t list model number but I’m assuming it’s front wheel drive. There should be a cover over this belt so it might be hard to see from underneath. Also there should be a cover on top going to the drive transmission. If the belt is OK, check to be sure lever is moving the transmission lever.
No tnesion presnet when I squeeze the handle.
REPLACE THE CABLE
Front ppropelled mower
You dont adjust the belt,you adjust the cable that moves the pulley into the belt. There will be a small single bracket close to the engine side of the mower that holds the cable in place. Simply loosen bracket and move cable until pulley contacts belt enough to engage self propel.
Mtd lawn mower
Usually the cable has to be replaced.
How to replace the handle lever? – Toro Lawn Boy Self Propelled CARB Walk Power Mower
The handle just sits in a hole you should be able to pop it out fairly easy.
John deere oil alternatives? – Mtd Yard – Man 160cc, 21" Self – Propelled Lawn Mower
What oil to I use in toro self propelled lawn mover is 5w30 ok
5W30 is ok during the winter season…but use 10W30 or 30 W non detergent during the summer season
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