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Murray Riding Mower, if I put the mow arm down the belts or driver makes a terrible squeak and the engine chokes out? Help Please...

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Sounds like one of the pulley bearings on the deck is locked up. TURN OFF THE MOWER! Crawl under there and try to turn each pulley by hand. The pulley(s) that has the blade on the bottom has 2 bearings, the others just have 1 bearing each. Once you figure out which pulley is locked up, google your model number and look for a parts diagram. It will give you the part number for the failed pulley. Pulleys are not very difficult to replace. Basic hand tools and a couple of hours will usually take care of it. The replacement part is available online at many retailers, or try your local mower repair guy for the part. I recommend replacing the belt at this time also, as it has been under alot of stress and may break soon after.
Good luck!

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