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Will not drive

When put in drive mode the mower will not move.

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  • richard sanders May 01, 2014

    on mine if it's been sitting for a couple weeks i need to "bump" it to get it to move. try scooting your body forward whi;e sitting in seat to move tractor. keep it in low speed incase it takes off. also check shifter arm , move it through each gear slowly

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You haven't indicated what mower you have, but in general terms , check to make sure the drive belt is not broken. There is a tension wheel on most mowers which puts tension on the drive belt when the clutch is out.There is usually an idler pulley that puts tension on the drive belt.Sometimes a tensioning spring breaks or comes off a pulley. So confirm that the drive belt is intact and that there is tension on the belt. If this did not help, please forward info on the mower; brand, model #, serial #, and I will try to help you further.

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