Question about Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model

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The transmission will not engage,

I believe the pedal that engages the clutch had a part fall off somehow. The rod end over the rear axle doesn't move the lever. The spring, washer, and cotter pin are all in place, but it seems something is missing. Is there a drawing on line that would show me how it should look?

It's a 42 inch deck Craftsman with the 15 hp Kohler motor. Very old.....

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It is possible that there are no parts missing - reach in and push the "rod end over the rear axle doesn't move the lever" lever forward - the brake is sticking in the "on"position - wiggle the lever back and forth, if it moves more than 1/4 inch, use a half inch wrench to tighten the nut holding the lever until the lever has only about 1/4 inch movement

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