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Self propelled doesn't work

One wheel on my front wheel drive mower doesn't work.... any suggestions?

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SOURCE: The self propelled just quit working. The front

Drive cable or drive belt could have broken

Posted on Sep 04, 2010

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it has a belt look under the mower

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Honda lawn mower, self propelled mechanism not working

check the mechanism first before changing the gearbox its possible that the cable might jump out from the pulley or the cable is worn out or its possible that the gear on the tire is worn out to if not then that would be the time for you to change the gear box it would be hard to change it if you don't have the right tools to work on it if you know how everything work its not that hard to replace it just make sure were everything goes memorize the parts before disassembling cause that would be you guide to reassemble it...goodluck

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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I have the GVC160 motor....same problems....just found this info (see link),...and it turned out that Honda used a NGK spark plug that was defective,....I couldn't believe that is all it was...after changing the carb (new),...adjusting valves....etc.. I just went down and bought a new spark plug.....and it runs great!!
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Posted on Apr 06, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a yardman 12A-26M7001 self propelled lawn

Did you leave fuel in it all winter ? If you did it probably went stale.Try draining the fuel out and replacing it with fresh fuel.If it still wont start the fuel left in it may have formed a varnish build up in the carburator and may need to be removed and cleaned. Also check for spark and a good spark plug.Hope this helps you out. Good luck.

Posted on Sep 18, 2010

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