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Hustler Z mower stopped moving. Engine runs and blades turn. Found spring on ground.

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Check for a worn belt first.Then check the linkage. Next jack the unit up and try to run it forward and reverse with the engine running.If there is any movement at all in either direction then check the fluid level to see if it is up to the top.The worst case is the hydro. unit has a stuck check valve or something broken inside.Hope some of this helps. donnyb60

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: lots of smoke when I engaged stuck blades - now runs roughly

Most likely what you did was burn one or more spots on the belt. When the blades and belt stop turning, like in tall grass, the engine doesn't stop and will burn flat spots on the belt at the engine pulley. Every time the flat spot hits a pulley, it will jump and can set up a bad vibration. Run your hand around the sides of the belt or take it off and you will feel or see the thin spot(s) on it. Replace belt.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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If this is a manual transmission, check the drive belt from the engine back to the transmission. With the clutch pedal up (engaged) there should be no slack in the belt.

If it is a hydrostatic drive, check the drive belt and make sure it is tight. Check the transmission fluid level and make sure it is full. Refer to your owners manual as it will describe the fluid check proceedure.
Good luck, let me know.
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Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Sears ZT 7000 mower, engine runs, mower will not move

Same problem. The drive belt pulley tensioner spring broke. Replaced and everything worked great.

Posted on Apr 05, 2010

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check to see if there is something caught around the blades that won't allow to turn

Posted on Jun 27, 2010

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