Question about Mtd 22" Yard Machine Push Mower

1 Answer

Hello I have a Mountfield MPR10071 46" power mower with a Honda GCV 135 4.5 engine just bought it second hand and its fine other than if you let go of the cutting lever it stalls! is it supost to do this ? Regards Tony

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 110 Answers

I suspect you mean the OPC (operator presence control) lever? This is a safety feature - if you let go, the blades stop. Since your mower does not have a blade clutch, this means the engine stops.

All walk-behinds HAVE to have this feature if manufactured after (I think) 2002 in the UK - similar rules apply elsewhere.

There's no easy way to disable it - if you tie up the handle so you can empty the grass catcher with the engine running, you will find that you have no way of stopping the engine.

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

Testimonial: "Excellent thank you, saves me the bother of trying to fix something that turns out not to be broken. "

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Honda gcv 160 engine


Does this unit have an electronic fuel shutoff on the bottom of the carburetor?... If so, that is your problem. Otherwise, you will need to remove the carburetor, service it..

If u want test it first... Spray some carburetor cleaner into the plug hole then reinstall the plug. Start the engine, if it runs for a few seconds, u definitely have a fuel issue, carb....

U can buy a rebuild kit for the carburetor.

Also, go to you tube and search, how to service a 4 cycle carburetor..many videos to learn how...

Good curbside find!!

Oct 25, 2015 | Husqvarna HU700FH 22-in Self-Propelled...

2 Answers

How do Istop honda gcv 135 engine hunting


First you need find out if it a carburetor problem or a governor problem. To do this find the throttle control linkage at the throttle butterfly and hold it steady with the engine is running, If the engine die down then its the carburetor. In this case it may only needing a good cleaning.

If it smooths out then its governor related. This just as simple doing a static governor adjustment.

Jan 20, 2015 | Honda Garden

1 Answer

How do i check the timing on a honda gcv 135 engine


Timing is fixed - the only way it can be wrong is for the flywheel key to have sheared (usually after hitting something solid with the blade).

If you are suffering from kick-back when starting, first check that the blade is not loose. If that's OK, the flywheel will have to be removed to check the key.

Sep 29, 2014 | Garden

1 Answer

Honda gcv 135


yes it does but you said it had spark and fuel try squirting some starting fluid in it try to start if start good if starts and stop rebuild carb take to dealer 100.00

Sep 03, 2014 | Garden

1 Answer

How do I replace top crank seal honda GCV 160 engine


its not going to matter if the seal is leaking damage alreay done to it run it till it stops or lockes up

Aug 18, 2014 | Husqvarna 7021 21Inch 160cc Honda GCV Gas...

1 Answer

Where do i get parts??????


Go to your nearest Husky Dealer or SMALL ENGINE REPAIR. You can also get parts on EBAY.

Apr 12, 2013 | Husqvarna 7021 21Inch 160cc Honda GCV Gas...

1 Answer

Just bought this mower honda hush arena 21 " push mower and it throws clippings all over the deck, why? Looks like its coming from the side outlet


See if the side outlet needs a plug underneath to keep the grass inside the deck to be mulched. A lot of mowers have these plugs but this one might have not been installed.

Jan 19, 2013 | Husqvarna 7021 21Inch 160cc Honda GCV Gas...

1 Answer

How to replace the primer bulb?


Hello,

What do you mean by a primer bulb? Do you need instructions?

Thanks,

Jul 06, 2011 | Husqvarna 7021 21Inch 160cc Honda GCV Gas...

1 Answer

I have a Honda GCV 160 LAWNMOWER IT WILL ONLY RUN WHEN FULLY CHOKED


BEFORE you go thru all of the advice and look at most other Honda web info.....go and buy a brand new spark plug and start with that! It appears Honda used a NGK spark plug in the past that fails after some time....giving the syptoms of problems with the carb, runs for 10-30 seconds, sticky valve, etc. Do not try to clean and use the old spark plug!! Check this out....it was the answer I was looking for after hours of work, reading, and talking to Honda dealers ---- http://forum.doityourself.com/outdoor-power-equipment-small-engines/261743-honda-lawnmower-starting-then-cutting-out.html

Mar 31, 2010 | Husqvarna 160 CC Honda OHC Engine 21 in

Not finding what you are looking for?
Mtd 22" Yard Machine Push Mower Logo

464 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mtd Garden Experts

Roland W VanLue
Roland W VanLue

Level 3 Expert

486 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3074 Answers

Phil Walker
Phil Walker

Level 3 Expert

608 Answers

Are you a Mtd Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...