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Troubleshooting


Using Troubleshooting Chart

If you are experiencing a problem that is not listed in this chart, see your authorized dealer for service.

When you have checked all the possible causes listed and you are still experiencing the problem, see your authorized dealer.

Mower

If

Check

Discharge Chute Plugged

Belt(s) installed incorrectly.

Grass too wet.

Grass too long.

Engine should be at full throttle.

Rear of deck too low.

Patches Of Grass Uncut

Travel speed too fast.

Engine should be at full throttle.

Dull blades.

Cutting height set too high.

Belt Slipping

Debris around sheaves.

Worn belt.

Mower plugged.

Too Much Vibration

Debris on mower deck or around sheaves.

Damaged drive belt.

Damaged sheaves or sheaves out of alignment.

Blades out of balance.

Uneven Cut

Check procedures on Adjusting Mower Level Side-to-Side and Front-to-Rear.

Travel speed too fast.

Blades are dull.

Check tire pressure.

Adjust mower wheels.

Mower Stops When REVERSE foot pedal is depressed and Attachment Is Engaged

Normal condition. (See Using Reverse Implement Option in the Operating section of your machine’s operator’s manual.)

Blades Scalping Grass

Turning speed too fast.

Ridges in terrain.

Rough or uneven terrain.

Low tire pressure.

Cutting too low.

Bent blade(s).

Adjust mower wheels.

Mower Loads Down Tractor

Turning speed too fast.

Ridges in terrain.

Rough or uneven terrain.

Low tire pressure.

Cutting too low.

Bent blade(s).

Adjust mower wheels.

Uneven Clipping Distribution

Cutting height set too low.

Mowing too fast.

Grass too wet.