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How to Identify and Fix Common Gardening Problems ?

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The reasons why mower is not moving forward or reverse is that the battery is dead, or due to clogged fuel line. Additionally, malfunctioning transmission, or a broken drive belt, also a faulty spark plug, even when friction wheel isn`t in contact with the friction plate, or damaged Tires.
Check the drive belt that is located just above the mower deck. Follow the belt as it wraps around the deck and to pulleys under the engine and the rear tires. Make sure the belt is secured to the pulleys, because if it is not, then the belt (and thus the mower) will not move. If the belt looks broken, replace it.
Failure of any mechanical component, a broken hose, or clogged filter will cause tractor hydrostatic transmission problems. But the most common issue will be the oil itself. In the transmission section of your operator`s manual, you`ll find a section that covers oil viscosity.
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.
Over time, dirt, debris and other tiny particles can accumulate in the transmission fluid, affecting its fluid properties. This can cause the vehicle to die when you shift into drive or reverse, allow a loss of power, transmission slip, rough shifts or even prevent the vehicle from shifting into gear at all.
One of the disadvantages of hydrostatic drives is that the majority of the oil stays in the loop and doesn`t return to the reservoir for cooling. One way to return some of the oil back to the tank is by using a hot oil shuttle valve.
Set the cutting height to the correct position

One of the reasons for the lawn mower being hard to push is a low cutting height. In this case, the housing or the cutting blade is dragged through heavy grass.

Loose, Dirty or Disconnected Spark Plug in Your Lawn Mower: Check it out, clean off debris, re-connect and tighten. Dirty Air Filter: Clean or replace. Fuel Not Reaching the Engine: Tap the side of the carburetor to help the flow of gas. If this doesn`t work, you might need a new fuel filter.

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Murray mower belt model 52431×92 – Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor – CA Model
ANSWER : Get a 1/2″ x 92″ belt

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How to start murray 188 lawn tractor – Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor – CA Model
ANSWER : Need more info. what is it doing or not doing

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Murray riding mower the blades will not engage
ANSWER : Sounds like the cabel it broke

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How to install drive belt murray lawn mower
ANSWER : You can go to www.murray.com , enter your model number and download an owners manual which will have the instructions and diagram on how to do it

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HOW DO I GHANGE THE DRIVE BELT ON A MURRAY RIDING MOWER
ANSWER : Http://www.ereplacementparts.com/ type in your model number all the diags you need, yours Henry

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Murray 20 hp
ANSWER : Probally trash in the carb or fuel filter partially clogged. try replacing the fuel filter if no go the carb will need disassembled and cleaned.

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Murray 17.5 HP mower – no noise when turning key? Maybe ignition?
ANSWER : Look near the starter solenoid for a fuse. It is probably under the hood near the steering column. If fuse is good, problem is likely a safety switch.

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Need diagram to replace murray 42 inch cut belt
ANSWER : Http://www.ereplacementparts.com/ type in model number of your mower ie 40560x50c All parts and diags ypu need ,Yours Henry

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