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Linkage inside gear box does not engauge. Mechanics work to the bolt on top of the bottom gear (differential) box. Neither forward nor reverse work.

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Most likely a hydrostatic transmission and most likely it is dead. Buy a new one or look around on google and craigslist for a used one. Maker and model number will be printed on top and possibly stamped on the bottom. New hydrostatic transmissions cost more than a new mower.

Posted on Apr 01, 2011

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