Question about Craftsman 20 Hp 42" Deck Lawn Tractor

1 Answer

I changed the back tire on my craftsman riding lawn mower and now it will not go forward or backward. It runs fine.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 144 Answers

There is a lever between the back tires which disengages the transmission so the mower can be pushed when not running. Chances are you must have disengaged this lever maybe by accident. If you push it back in, the transmission will work right again. Usually it is a wire with a loop on the end.

Posted on Aug 06, 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

Craftsman 21 hp lawntractor model 917.289240 will no go in reverse.


If this is a hydro unit and it runs ok forward there should be no other reason other than linkage adjustment for it not to run in reverse, for safety reasons they are normally adjusted to run slower in reverse

Aug 09, 2012 | Craftsman Garden

1 Answer

I have a Craftsman mower 917.280810.It barely moves when clutch is released,even on flat ground.I changed the belt-no help.The transaxle pulley is engaged,and when I put my hand on the tire,the tire stops...


I don't quite get you, if the belt is running but the rear axle is not turning then your transmission is shot. If the belt is running and the rear axle is spinning with no forward or backward motion, then someone took the back wheels off and put them back on without installing the keyways.

Sep 20, 2010 | Craftsman 42 in. Deck 19.5hp Lawn Tractor

1 Answer

My riding mower workes fine fore about 45 mintes then it slowes down wants to move real slow and wont pull my yard sweper anymore. The blades engage just fine, the motor starts/runs fine It just moves slow...


Im assuming the tractor is a hydrostatic, in this case when the transmission starts to go...thats it, call the company and find a replacment or get another tractor. unfortunately rebuilding them isnt all that worth it

Jun 13, 2009 | Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor...

1 Answer

Craftsman LT1000 tractor not moving


hello otto i would check the belt that runs to the rearend but the brakes could be also froze up i would try to jack it up & see if it will move then go from there

Jun 08, 2009 | Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor...

1 Answer

Craftsman 19hp won't move when in gear


There is a square key about 2 " long that fits in the slot on the axle and wheel and locks them together.. You probably didn't see it when putting tire back on and knocked it out. If you go back where you removed tire, you'll find it laying on the ground.

May 27, 2009 | Craftsman 42 in. Deck 19.5hp Lawn Tractor

2 Answers

Rider mower won't go forward or back


Ihave craftsman Lawn Tractor was cutting grass and it stop moving forward or backward. Can you help me

May 16, 2009 | Craftsman 20 Hp 42" Deck Lawn Tractor

2 Answers

Transmission won't engage


My Craftsman 24 hp twin 42in cut motor runs ok as well as the lawn mower. However will not move forward or backwards something is not connecting.

Sep 21, 2008 | Craftsman 24 Hp 48" Deck Yard Tractor

Not finding what you are looking for?
Craftsman 20 Hp 42" Deck Lawn Tractor Logo

275 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Craftsman Garden Experts

Wade Mobley
Wade Mobley

Level 3 Expert

462 Answers

Dean Gruber

Level 2 Expert

110 Answers

Roland W VanLue
Roland W VanLue

Level 3 Expert

486 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...