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My JD L130 has little power going foreard and almost none in reverse.

Everything works going forward slowly. Cannot use on any hills or even mounds.

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I had the same problem on my JD L 130. Later it stopped moving at all and made a loud noise. I found the fan and pulley on top of the transmission had come loose. I replaced the fan, pulley, drive belt and both idle wheels and it has been fine since. The noise it made sounded like the transmission but was fine. The pulley had started to slip around the transmission shaft and that was causing it to loose power.

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The forward reverse pedal linkage needs adjustment. Remove mower deck pins and slide out of the way. Pull linkage pin out then turn clockwise one full turn .move brake pedal while looking at it .You should see a small brake disc on side of rearend with a nut bolt going through the disc. Pull rod on back of mower that allows you to push mower freely.set parking brake try to move mower by pushing if it moves with break set tighten bolt that goes through brake disc til mower don't move.release parking brake try to move mower should roll easy.if not losen bolt 1/2 turn til it moves easy.reengauge rod on rear of mower to drive it test and be sure to place cable ties on any thing under mower dragging ground .If test works .reinstall mower deck.

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