Question about Craftsman 20 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model

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Very same issue...

Has been a problem since day 1 , repair tech says " cant fix it if I cant see it doing it- it only happens after about 45 min of operation - if its hotter out I KNOW it will do it....

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  • phil643 Jun 27, 2009

    oh...sorry, I thought I was adding to an existing thread.....

    My auto transmission will start to whine and the tractor slows down & then stops. I cant go forward or reverse ...I can count on it happening on a warm day after about 45 min of continuos use. I have almost 2 acres to mow & have to hit it in 2 stages- the tractor will be fine after a hour or two time out... So Im guessing its a heat or pressure thing w/ the tranny . OH and I would have to say, it has never been a very fast mover , considering the 20 hp Kohler engine it has....


    JERRY ABELL May 11, 2010

    hello p, what is the mower doing?



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