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I have a craftsman model # 917.274031 garden tractor.

Is starts fine, but does not go into gear at all. I put the lever on any of the foward speeds and the reverse, but the tractor will not budge. All of the belts are tight and the tractor is well serviced. Ther s no switch to turn off the transmission. Please help me. thank you.

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  • grayeagle Jan 27, 2009

    My LT had been idle for several weeks. It cranked up fine but would not go into gear--no movement as per the other post. I am looking at the ground drive belt as a possibility but would like confirmation before I replace.

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    Getting ready to buy new tractor

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Check the rear wheels,has you fixed a flat and not put a key back in or not fitted the wheel correctly.
Some hydro ?? cut out levers only have a spring to pull it back and get stuck.

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