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Wheels do not freely roll backwards

I just replaced the nylon springs on the rear wheels and now my rear wheels do not turn freely when I try to pull the mower backwards. Is the transmission supposed to be free when not engaged?

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SOUNDS LIKE THE PINONS ARE ON BACKWARDS. THE KEY SHOULD SLIDE OFF THE PINIONS WHEN PULLED BACK AND LOCK WHEN ENGAGED. YOU HAVE THE OPPOSITE PROBLEM OR ITS BACKWARDS!

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