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Auto transmission will not engage

I have the Bob Vila 21hp 42'' lawn tractor.
I disengaged the transmisson and pushed into a garage where it sat several months.
Started up great after the layoff but the transmission will not engage.

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If you haven't already done so, reach up under the rear of the tractor and locate the release rod where it goes into the transaxle and make sure that it isn't stuck from sitting. Pull and push the release lever rod at the back a couple of times observing that it does indeed go in and out of the transaxle. You can try tapping it lightly with the lever in drive position to see if it goes in any further after you put it back into the drive position just don't hit it so hard as to bend or break anything

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