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I have a Troy bilt Model Series 460 self propelled mower. It was bought in Dec. 2009. It starts but doesn't continue. It runs rough and then it stalls. I have replaced the spark plug and had put clean fuel in it before I begin using it today. I also cleaned the air filter. Can you please tell me what to do next? eddie

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Check the kill switch. It may be stuck in the off position.

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SOURCE: how do i replace a drive belt on a troy bilt self propelled lawn

You turn the mower over, remove the blade with a 9/16 or 5/8 socket. There is a bolt holding shroud on, 3/8 or 7/16, there are two screws by the rear wheels, 7/16 that need to be removed. Once the shroud is removed, belt can be removed and new one put on.

Posted on May 26, 2009

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You may want to check the gas cap to see if it clogged with dirt. If the gas cap is clear, you more than likely have a carburetor problem. If you need tips on carb. cleaning, feel free to ask.

Jim

Posted on May 30, 2009

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look by the carboreter and there is a little screw with a spring. turn the screw a half turn and try to start it, then try another half turn, and keep expirementing.

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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SOURCE: where is the oil plug located on a troy bilt mower?

Tilt it over so the oil cap is on the bottom...it'll rest on the handle and hang there...put a container under the oil fill pipe...something shallow like a glad sandwich container works perfect...get a paper towel, and reach under an unscrew the cap...all the oil runs out into the container...it'll fit !!

Wipe the dipstick off clean, and put it aside...take this time to look at your blade on the other side...it "should look" similar to wood chisel at the last 5 inches of the blade on both ends followed by a wing under it...BTW: their $12 bucks new...and worth it !!

Go back and look at the container and be sure the oil is finished draining...take the lid for the container and snap it on and move it out of the way (no body likes an oil spill)...wipe off the oil fill spout, and re-fill...takes about a half a quart, so don't over fill it !!!

your done...

Posted on Apr 17, 2010

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