Question about Craftsman 20 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It may think you are in reverse and is killing the motor to keep you from backing up with the blade running. Look for switch that is telling it when you are in reverse, maybe it is stuck with grass or other debris. another possibility is that the blades are jammed and they are stalliing the motor. Mines stalls easily when cold.
Posted on Mar 12, 2009
SOURCE: Clutch/Brake Pedal Problem
first off your biggest problem is its built by MTD.they build about 90% of the riding lawn mowers you see in the stores that are 20 horse and under,every thing from a yard machine to a craftsman to a cub cadet. you need to get under it and fallow the linkage from your pedal to your rear transaxle. that link is adjustable if it is not , then the arm it attaches to is .you need to adjust it whichever way takes slack out of the belt, if all the adjustment is out then replace the belt and adjust it accordingly
Posted on May 02, 2009
what is happening tom is the blades are cutting more than the deck can discharge (spit out) try changing the mowing deck to a higher setting & try that if that works then that is the problem also try cleaning out the top & botton of deck there could be alot of old grass caught under there causing some of it aslo if i can further help e-mail me wade at email@example.com
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
there is no adjustment drop deck all the way down spray all moving parts with wd40 mash clutch all the way down release quickly several times crank and try
Posted on Sep 02, 2009
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