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I have just purchased a second hand atco balmoral 14 SE lawnmower. It's 12 years old but in great shape however, I can't get the engine to trasfer power to rotate the blade or the roller. I have stripped the pulley cover off of the mower. The cables appear fine and the pulleys and drive belts all seem OK but the drive wheel from the engine isn't rotating. Does anyone have any ideas ? Does anyone know here I can get hold of a copy of the Atco service manual for this lawnmower ? many thanks, Ed

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    Alan cleasby Mar 23, 2014

    Hello, my mower is only three years old but the same thing happened to me, there is a shock absorber on the drive shaft which came undone you remove the casings to expose the drive shaft, slide it back into position and tighten the Allen screw that holds it I place. I am no mechanical wizard but it was a relatively simple job. Hope that helps.

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