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Tractor has been doing fine for three years, but foot pedal brake now has almost quit working. It will stop the vehicle if I push down as far as it will go with excessive pressure. Acts like something may need readjusting. Do not have a service manual yet, only the operator manual which has exploded views and part descriptions, but they are often non-legible for some areas. Thank you for whatever help you can provide. Charles A. Princeton, Texas

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  • charlesand May 09, 2009

    Thanks, Mike. "Cable" - I don't think there is a cable actuated brake system on this tractor. From the poor drawings of exploded views in the owner's manual, all I see is a rod that connects the foot pedal to a lever and brake components on the transaxle (transmission). However, they give me no info on what and where a brake pad or adjustment mechanism is located.

    I don't have a problem fixing most things as long as I have enough info to know how the thing works and some decent descriptions of the parts involved.

    Any further suggestions are welcome and appreciate your taking the time out to offer them.

    Charles Anderson



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I would follow the cable coming out of the brake in the engine compartment and trace it ti the engine and there will be an adjustment screw to tighten the cable to as not to require so much pressure.



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