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Lawn mowever model 917.370610 Self propel does not engage on the right front wheel

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SOURCE: Self propelled lawn mower inside of drive wheel gears stripped.

Check the drive shaft bearing closest to that wheel.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Honda lawn mower, self propelled mechanism not working

check the mechanism first before changing the gearbox its possible that the cable might jump out from the pulley or the cable is worn out or its possible that the gear on the tire is worn out to if not then that would be the time for you to change the gear box it would be hard to change it if you don't have the right tools to work on it if you know how everything work its not that hard to replace it just make sure were everything goes memorize the parts before disassembling cause that would be you guide to reassemble it...goodluck

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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SOURCE: my craftsman self propelled lawn mower no longer

if it is a belt driven drive check the belt for tension or break. or check the cable that engages the drive wheels.

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Wheels will not turn on craftsman rear bagger lawn mower

Is the lever pushed up where the self propelled should be engaged? Yesterday, my wheels stopped turning. I have a break in the cable that goes to the self propelled. I will have to replace the cable.

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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Do the wheels actually rotate and slip on the grass? This would mean that the tread on the tyres is worn too smooth and they are not gripping on the slippery grass, but have some purchase on a hard coarse surface. If the wheels do not rotate, you will need to go through the drive mechanism and look for worn or slipping drive parts.

Posted on May 06, 2011

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Is the lever pushed up where the self propelled should be engaged? Yesterday, my wheels stopped turning. I have a break in the cable that goes to the self propelled. I will have to replace the cable.

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if it is a belt driven drive check the belt for tension or break. or check the cable that engages the drive wheels.

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Take off the cover up front on the self propel. Engage the self propel and make sure your cable is not broken. If that is ok then remove the wheels and inspect the molded cogs on the inside of the wheels and make sure they are not stripped out. If they are stripped go to www.sears.com and on the tool bar click on parts direct. Under model number enter yours and it will take you to a parts diagram. Get the part number for the wheels and go to local small engine parts dealer and get new. You can also do a search on the web for the wheels and maybe get them cheaper.

Good luck and let me know if this helps or you need any more help.

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