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I was mowing my back yard with a MTD yard machine and all of sudden it made a funny noise and stopped. I got off machine and found the left back tire was out several inches with its rod. I found a white broken piece I assume broke off. Can you tell me what went wrong if easy to fix.

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  • jls2 May 12, 2009

    The next day after it broke down my grandson pushed the wheel back in place and turned the key and it cranked up. I want to get it repaired but I know it is very expensive for someone to look at it to see what broke off. My grandson thinks it is the back upper housing on the transaxle was the little piece that broke off. I told someone that and he said you would have to replace the whole transaxle and that is a lot of work. So I am not sure what I am going to do. Any suggestions would be a great help. Thank you

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Your snap ring clip may have came off causing the wheel to move out on shaft there is a key in the wheel and shaft make sure its there because it will not move without it.

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