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Power drive engage / diengage problem

The power drive sometimes will not engage, or once engaged will not dis-engage unless i pick up the rear of mower & ''bump'' it on ground. is this a case of ''stretched out'' cable from the engagement handle? Have readjusted this several times. It seems to work for a while. The drive gears do not appear to be worn.

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  • stretch226 Jan 31, 2009

    Mr. fixit-jerr. Thanks for the come back - it may be a sticking cable problem. Have used WD40 on the cable, have adjusted the length several times, It is a Honda HRM215 which has been an excellent mower, except for the clutch engagement problem.

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SOURCE: hummer h2 transfer case

Only way for this to happen on an H2 (AWD) is for something to break rearward of the lockup hub. Take a look at the splines between the intermediate shaft and centerdifferential or even the teeth on the forward sun gear and/or stepped pinion on the center diff.

As long as you have the t-case torn down for repair be sure to upgrade to the new aluminum mode fork (production upgrade to old plastic forks thru end of 2007 or so). You should also upgrade the rear half of the housing to the 2008 version which has a pressed-in rear prop bushing (better bushing and is also replaceable.

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SOURCE: The front wheels on my lawn mower have locked

on yours you must replace the entire tranny unit - to make it roll you can remove the front wheels and remove the small gear on both sides - doing this of course will turn it into a push mower not self propel

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

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SOURCE: 01 chevy silverado4x4 transfewr case

Changing the Fluid would help But, It will not solve the Problem. It sounds like you may have a Broken tooth on a Gear inside the Transfer Case. The only real way to fix this is to Take the Transfer Case off and check the Gears and Electronics. Maybe even get it Overhauled.

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SOURCE: rear wheel drive on mower does not engage

Its possible that the cable slipped does the pulley turn on top of trans.if so does the shaft turn if so then your gears on wheels need cleaned or replaced.

Posted on May 11, 2009

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SOURCE: The front wheels on my lawn mower have locked

I had this same issue. In my case, the sheild that keeps the dirt out of the gears in the wheel has gotten broke and the gears filled with junk and jammed the wheels. I just have to take the wheels off and blow the junk off the gears.

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