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My Cub Cadet LTX1040 will not go forward or reverse, all belts are good. Any ideas?

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Some mowers have a sensor under seat. A form of safety. The weight of the person allows it to operate properly.

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I know this is an old thread but maybe I can still help someone who cares to read this far. My tractor had this same problem and I tore it apart to find the problem. These Cub Cadets are famous for belt and transaxle problems. First check drive belts. They are up under the seat from the underside of the tractor. If there is a clicking sound or it feels like it jumps out of gear then the problem is in the transaxle. You have to jack up the back of the tractor and support it, remove the rear tires and drop the transaxle. There are 8 bolts that mount it to the frame: 4 on the left side, 2 on the right, and two in the front. Being careful to remove the belts and remember how they are routed. There is a clip that holds the shift linkage in the front. Remove the linkage from the brake on the right side. Remove the pulleys off the left side and the large one in the center. The transaxle has multiple bolts holding it together. Remove all of the bolts and prepare to lift off the cover. When removing the cover be careful not to lose the little ball bearing that locates the shift fork. There is an Allen head plug and spring here that will have to be removed to reinstall this ball. After cover is removed remove the shift fork that the shift linkage hooks to. It will be worn paper thin or broken around the inner edge. I could not find the part by Google searching so went to the Cub Cadet web site. They have a chat feature so explained what I needed. she shot me a link and the shift fork was like $22.50. Much better than several hundred for a new transaxle. If you got this far and watched closely how you took things apart you shouldn't have a problem putting it back together. Don't forget to pull the plug in the front, remove the spring, insert the ball, replace the spring, reinstall the plug. Do this after the cover is on. Hope this helps someone.

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Belts might look good but is there enough tension ??? If there is I would get the numbers of the transmission and do some research.

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SOURCE: I have a cub cadet model 1420 with hydrostatic

i had exmark hydros i was told to never wash them, the water does more damage than good. have you checked or changed your hydostatic oil and filter latley? if you have, when doing that you have to be very careful not to get any foriegn objects in the oil resevoir, dirt, grass clipings, anything will ruin the hydro pump.

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SOURCE: how do you replace the drive belt on a Cub Cadet

Just click this link.And follow the step by step instructions as per mentioned to replace the drive belt on lt-1050:---- ------------- This should help.Thanks.Helpmech.

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SOURCE: how to replace the drive belt on a 2006 cub cadet

Use the link below to download the manual for free.

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SOURCE: I have a 2007 Cub

hi there pauly46 here your model 2007 and before lt1045

take a look at this web site

this takes you stright to transmssion / belt drive system

this diagrams shows belts etc in the drive system , fan, trans etc

your answer is it does have a trans belt it is part number 954-0461
was pt number 754-0461

take a look at this site

cheers hope it helps

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Diagram: LT1045+Tractor+%282007+%26+before%29 Drive System 1I136H & before CUB Cub Cadet 954-0461 (replaces 754-0461)

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SOURCE: need a transmission belt diagram for cub cadet

hi there

pauly46 here

cub cadet 1000 series

i can only suppose its a LT 1018 up ward

here is web site for that model

or you can go to here and choose from this web site area list

choose your model from list , then go to drive system

view belt diagram ,

you could save a copy or print them straight off web page

cheers hope it helps


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