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Toro self propelled 22 inch recycler lawn mower won't self propel

I was mowing the lawn and the self propel just stopped working. I'm told this could be an easy fix, but of course there's nothing in the instruction manual. Any ideas?

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  • dorkyy Jan 28, 2009

    Thank you very much for suggestions. It is dead of winter so I haven't been able to try these suggestions. I will try once spring arrives. Thank you very much.

  • Anonymous May 14, 2009

    Toro 22" Recycler with self propel but self propel is not working or only barely. Not any help up a small grade.. Are there any simple adjustments to make?

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SOURCE: toro self propelled 22 inch recycler lawn mower start pull cord is "stuck"

Casey,

My son just bought a new Toro self propelled 22" recycler and has had problems on two different occasions. The mower just bogs down to a stop and when he tried to pull the starter cord, it was very VERY difficult to pull. At first I thought the engine had seized up for some reason (no oil?), but we found the problem.

First, disconnect the spark plug wire from the spark plug (to avoid the engine starting); tip the mower on its side and check very carefully the pulley and transmission belt. In his case, a piece of wood had gotten stuck between the belt and the pulley. Removing it fixed the problem (now he mows a little higher so as not to get so close to any debris). (We did have one further problem after that - the engine would not start - not even fire. After pulling and pulling, checking for gas, and checking that the air filter was cleean, we decided to check if the cylinder was flooded - we removed the spark plug, wiped and dried if off, and replaced it. It started right away.)

This belt 'n pulley arrangement isn't the best idea, if you ask me.

Good luck.

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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