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Transmission won't engage

My Crafsman FS 5500 24 Hp Intec starts up fine and stays running but will not go forward or reverse. However the cutting deck engages and works fine. What is wrong?

Jim

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  • Anonymous Nov 03, 2008

    mower will engage - deck raises and drops ... transmission won't engage ...

  • kcg818 Dec 07, 2008

    Sounds like the same problem my wife and son have experianced today.I look forward to arriving home and research the solution,but welcome any info. availiable at this time.Scott

  • Anonymous May 09, 2009

    craftman lawn tractor will not move in gear

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    When I try to move forward, I get a grindind noise and the tractor moves slugishly

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My Craftsman 24 hp twin 42in cut motor runs ok as well as the lawn mower. However will not move forward or backwards something is not connecting.

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I had this happen and found the Transit Position had been changed. The lever at the rear is where I found the problem. Once I moved it to the other position it worked. That might be what happened.

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