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Mower takes too long to pick up speed

I have a 48" Bunton walk behind. When I put it in gear it takes several seconds(like 15 to 20) for it to kick in.
I bought the mower used 3 wks. ago, but all the belts are fairly new.

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    Do you mean for it to start going foward or for the blades to start turning?

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Check that the belts are at right tension as they could be sliping slitly and that is why it is taking the time to kick in ,try tightening the belts a bit

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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