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Have wheel horse riding lawnmower that will not engage the blades

I can push the handle up to put the blades in the "on" position but the blades still will not engage. What should I do?

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  • amyd_035 May 14, 2009

    The belt is not broken and it didn't look to stretched out but I will check the pulley. I did not hear any squealing nor did it stall. When you press the handle in and looking under neath the movements all look to be working properly however there is a piece that connects to the motor i believe this might be my problem. Do you have any ideas what that could be.

  • jose A. Rodriguez Sep 02, 2012

    Have you checked the spring from your handle to your belt drives?

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Take a look underneath, either the belt has stretched too much and its too long now or it has broke or fallen off. It could be that one of the pulleys have become frozen but you should hear squealing or the engine might stall. Good luck.

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