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Cable broke on my self propelled 22" toro lawn mower. Picked up a new cable with a spring at the end that attaches to the transmission. How do I replace this end of the cable.20017 mower cable 105-1844

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SOURCE: the cable traction cable is broken on my toro

I changed the cable on my toro mower but i cant make it go unless i pull back on the handle .i cant find a picture to see what i am doing wrongcan you help. Thanks

Posted on May 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Mower won't keep running after 10-15 seconds.

check the air filter & also spray some carb.clean in the carb see if that helps

Posted on Jun 06, 2009

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SOURCE: toro self propelled 22 inch recycler lawn mower start pull cord is "stuck"

Casey,

My son just bought a new Toro self propelled 22" recycler and has had problems on two different occasions. The mower just bogs down to a stop and when he tried to pull the starter cord, it was very VERY difficult to pull. At first I thought the engine had seized up for some reason (no oil?), but we found the problem.

First, disconnect the spark plug wire from the spark plug (to avoid the engine starting); tip the mower on its side and check very carefully the pulley and transmission belt. In his case, a piece of wood had gotten stuck between the belt and the pulley. Removing it fixed the problem (now he mows a little higher so as not to get so close to any debris). (We did have one further problem after that - the engine would not start - not even fire. After pulling and pulling, checking for gas, and checking that the air filter was cleean, we decided to check if the cylinder was flooded - we removed the spark plug, wiped and dried if off, and replaced it. It started right away.)

This belt 'n pulley arrangement isn't the best idea, if you ask me.

Good luck.

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a TORO 6.5HP Mower Model #20017 Self Propel Drive-

check cable.check belt and check gearbox.one of these will be bad.if not all

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Toro mower model 20017, self propelled will not

either a gear wheel has busted inside the plastic wheel hub. Or the drive belt is off it's track and wedged between the disc wheel and the frame. easy to pry off.

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

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