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ENCORE Z ZTR with park brake issue

I have tried adjusting it and it seems that it does not pull far enough to engage hydropump release on both sides. I tried tightening the crown nuts on both sides to tighten bracket contact and I tightened the spring rods to max. adjustment where the springs are fully compressed and it still does not disengage transmission fully. What to try next? I do not understand how this is supposed to work?

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  • Eugene Rounds Apr 05, 2015

    Hi Zoowho, I want to help you with your question, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box? Could you answer a couple questions? What is the model number? should be something like 42K17Z.

    As the brake issue are just not releasing when use the mower or is it the you just trying to move the mower without the engine running?

  • Zoowho Apr 05, 2015

    I have looked for a model number and get nothing. It is an ENCORE Z 32" ZTR.The issue with the Prk Brake is that it is not holding the mower still when in neutral. The drive arms are in neutral and the machine creeps forward. When I set the Park Brake it does not seem to stop the creeping forward. So I attempted to adjust the lever arms and spring dampened control arms. I want to understand how to adjust it so it will stop creeping forward while in Neutral postiion.

  • Zoowho Apr 05, 2015

    And with the Park Brake set.

  • Zoowho Apr 05, 2015

    Users Manual does not address adjustment of the Park Brake.

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I googled: ENCORE Z ZTR with park brake
Try this or one of the others
http://www.encoreequipment.com/test/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/42B350Z-OPERATORS-MANUAL-933077.pdf

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