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Yard machine 5 h.p,rear tine tiller chain wont turn

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the tines are usually connected with shear bolts designed to break away when u hit something as a safety precaution so that u dont break anything in the transmission. its common that people dont know this and replace them with normal bolts. if this was done and the tines are not moving now chances are uve got a snapped gear shaft

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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SOURCE: need manual for mtd 5 horse rear tine tiller model

If you go to Sears.com, then go to parts,then type in the model number, then look to the right and scroll down slow you will see a spot that says get manuals for this model and click on view manuals then any manuals they have you can print them out.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 1996-1998 MTD

http://www.outdoordistributors.com/MTD/MTD_Main.html
click this link directly
Customer Service Phone Center Hours
are from 8:00 To 4:00 Mon. thru Fri.
(Central Time)
Click Here To See "US"
If You Are Ready To Order,
And Need Assistance, Please Call:

Toll Free 1-877-70-PARTS
(Orders Only Please)


If You Are Not Ordering
But Need
Information Please Call:
1-205-669-2500
More Contact Information
Click Here


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one more good link for ordering parts
http://www.milacalawn.com/parts.asp

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Yardman Rear Tine Tiller tines won't turn. Belt

The problem lies in the shift lever in the gearbox. A poor initial design that was upgraded twice. The shift fork arms have spread enough for pins to come out of the groove they run in when the tiller is shifted to the last position. (Bending back into position would only be a temporary fix as would not be any stronger.) To replace shift lever, the gearbox cover has to be opened. Seperating the cover can be somewhat challenging. When prying cover apart try to not damage the cover gasket. Gearbox grease is very thick, so gasket's real purpose is to keep water and contaminants out. Leave all gearing and chains in place. The shift lever part number is 618-0245B. Or use assembly kit number 753-0869 (contains shift lever 618-0245B, position indicator, and roll pin.) Part will run in the $56-$68 range and can be found through MTD as well as Cub Cadet. Also can get through Sears PartsDirect.

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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SOURCE: mtd rear tines tiller won't engage tines. F and R

I had similar problem recently with 2007 Huskee MTD series 410. The shift assembly bent and couldn't move the clutch collar all the way over on the drive shaft.

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I have a Yard Machine rear tine tiller that has sat unused for 4 years. I replaced the engine and while in goes forward and backward, when I engage the tines they won't rotate and the engine bogs


Transmission/differential.
Perhaps the unit sat for 4 years because the tines would not turn and your replacement engine has not solved the real problem.
I'd say disassemble the chain case to discover what's locking the tine drive.

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Hi Yard Machines rear tiller looks like 216-430-000 but no numbers on mine. was running tilling fine when all of a sudden tines stopped spinning. When shifting to till feels like no positive engagement....


There is a SHEAR pin that could also be broken. It's there to protect the sprocket from breaking in the event of hitting a rock or something large while tilling. You will have to go to the MTD website who makes Yard Machines, to get the directions on changing the pin or the chain whatever the case may be.

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check to see if there is a snap ring on the shaft or a roll pin.

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I have a MTD yard machine rear tine tiller. Goes forward and reverse but tines wont rotate. How do I fix?


You will have to get into the gearbox. It isn't too hard but is time consuming. Sounds like the drive for the tiller has broken. Could just be the chain in the gearbox for the tiller drive.

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Apr 20, 2010 | Mtd Products Yard Machines 158CC Tiller

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I have a 1996-1998 MTD yard machines,rear tine, dual wheel,chain drive,counterweight in front, walk behind tiller. It has the traction drve control on the left bar and the gear selection, side to side...


http://www.outdoordistributors.com/MTD/MTD_Main.html
click this link directly
Customer Service Phone Center Hours
are from 8:00 To 4:00 Mon. thru Fri.
(Central Time)
Click Here To See "US"
If You Are Ready To Order,
And Need Assistance, Please Call:

Toll Free 1-877-70-PARTS
(Orders Only Please)


If You Are Not Ordering
But Need
Information Please Call:
1-205-669-2500
More Contact Information
Click Here


------------------------------------------------------
one more good link for ordering parts
http://www.milacalawn.com/parts.asp

Apr 06, 2009 | Mtd Products Yard Machines 158CC Tiller

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MTD yard machine model#216-410-000


either your tine shaft is seized to bushings which requires total dissassembly of unit or you have a failure of drive chain or gear i'm currently repairing one with the seized bushings if you are not a technician i would recomend replaceing unit very costly to repair in any case.

Apr 05, 2009 | Mtd Products Yard Machines 158CC Tiller

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Broken clutch cable connector, MTD Tiller


I found micro fiche on jackssmallengines.com . Click on the manufacturer's tab at the top of the page then you'll have the option to use an off-site tool to locate your machine. I used it and found my 1990 mtd rear tine tiller. I needed the cable that engages the tines - maybe the same as you. The part number for my 1990 model's cable was 746-0535. Dont know if it was still the same in 96 to 98. But look at the fiche and see.

Apr 04, 2009 | Mtd Products Yard Machines 158CC Tiller

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the tines are usually connected with shear bolts designed to break away when u hit something as a safety precaution so that u dont break anything in the transmission. its common that people dont know this and replace them with normal bolts. if this was done and the tines are not moving now chances are uve got a snapped gear shaft

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