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Rear wheel removal from craftman riding mower

The axle doesnt have an e clip, its a completely round except for a small groove in it. i used a flat head screw driver and a hammer and tried spinning it but its not working any ideas???

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Do you have the rim and tire off and you want to remove the hub?
I believe every rider mower and tractor I've had and worked on had the rear tire attached to the hub as in a car, with lug nuts or lug bolts. Check to see if there are four or five lug bolts that hold the rim onto the hub.

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