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I have a 1987 Toro GTS Self propelled walk behind mower- My question is that it runs fine but but seems to be slippling and can't get out of it's own way

Good belt but self-propelled ( rear drive )slipps and I am almost better off pushing it.

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  • Check for belt stretching even if it looks good. Next possibility
Is worn smooth, or oily surfaces on drive wheels. Can you tell if it slips on drive wheel, or those driven. Some Hondas have belt tensioners which can be too loose. See if axle on drive wheel is in a slotted, rather than round whole, meaning you could loosen/retighten while putting pressure on it to lengthen distance to driven wheels.

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