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Mower stopped moving

Was mowing just like any other day, and the mower just stopped moving. Did not hit anything. Runs perfect and the blades run perfect. It is a Craftsman LT 1000 automatic.

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If this is a manual transmission, check the drive belt from the engine back to the transmission. With the clutch pedal up (engaged) there should be no slack in the belt.

If it is a hydrostatic drive, check the drive belt and make sure it is tight. Check the transmission fluid level and make sure it is full. Refer to your owners manual as it will describe the fluid check proceedure.
Good luck, let me know.
Regards,

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

  • Brad Locke
    Brad Locke Oct 09, 2015

    This problem,is usually the ground drive belt has stretched to a point that it is slipping or broken. There is no belt adjustments,to tighten the belt. You will have to replace the belt. Check to see if this the problem. I hope this information helps.Sincerely,Brad Locke

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