Question about John Deere 22HP Hydrostatic 42" Riding Mower

1 Answer

Mowing right along and suddenly the tractor won't go move

It is running ok, but will not move forward or in reverse

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 420 Answers

It's 1 of 5 likely things
The drive belt from the engine to the transaxle is totally slipping or broken
The linkage from the control pedal to the transaxle is faulty.
The transaxle is broken (not user fixable)
The by-pass rod is pulled out
The brake pedal is pushed or the linkage is stuck in the "brake" position.

Posted on Jul 16, 2010

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

Why won't it go forward or reverse?


Belt may look good and be intact but it is slipping due to stretching and needs replacement.

Oct 11, 2015 | Garden

1 Answer

Gt 245 lawn tractor won't go forward or backward


Check the drive belts first. and make sure the hydro release lever is in the correct position. If it is not- you can push the lawn tractor and have the rear wheels turn. It sometimes doubles as a "Forward" "Neutral" "Reverse" lever on other brands of lawn tractor.

The belts should be in their guides and pulley grooves- check to make sure it does not have a hidden break by having the engine off, and pulling on the belt.

Lastly, check to make sure the hydro itself is not out of oil or low on oil. It uses low viscosity "HyGard" oil. Capacity if you drain the old oil out and refill is 4.6 quarts. Look for a leak if the level is low.

If it still does not move, make sure the levers are set so you are in forward motion positions, and push- if the rear wheels move there is a problem in the hydro unit.

Apr 07, 2012 | Garden

1 Answer

Cub Cadet engine runs but, also will not go in forward or reverse


you didnt say what model this is, but i assume its hydrostatic because it has a drive shaft. is the hydrostatic unit filled with oil¿ if its ok, check the linkage from the pedal to the rearend (hydrostatic drive) make sure its not broken or loose.. if that l@@ks ok, check both ends of the drive shaft making sure the couplers are not broke and the drive shaft is ok. hope this helps.

Jul 17, 2009 | Cub Cadet Street Sign- tractor lawn riding...

1 Answer

Sears lawn tractor. While mowing, ran over a


the branch probably got cought in the belt that runs the rearend it may have caused it to come off check the drive belt

Jun 06, 2009 | Craftsman 42 in. Deck 19.5hp Lawn Tractor

1 Answer

Engine runs good and blades turn fine but the lawnmower does not move forward or reverse.


the freewheel control is in the wrong position. push in all the way for mowing. This control is located on the rear of the mower below the seat. 

May 16, 2009 | Husqvarna Lawn Tractor 48" Deck, 23 Hp,...

2 Answers

Will not go into gear


a hydro uses a foot pedal on the right side , you push forward to go forward or rock the pedal rearward to go in reverse - a regular transmission has a shifter usually between your legs for reverse 1st 2nd or 3rd gear - you also said the blades wont engage . are they electric ( with a switch ) or do you manually move a lever .

Oct 23, 2008 | Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor...

Not finding what you are looking for?
John Deere 22HP Hydrostatic 42" Riding Mower Logo

763 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top John Deere Garden Experts

Phil Walker
Phil Walker

Level 3 Expert

608 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3074 Answers

Matt Olenzek
Matt Olenzek

Level 2 Expert

297 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...