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Model # 917294261 tiller sat over the winter and now will not shift in to any gear I would also like to know where I could get a manual for this tiller thanks Paul

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Check the Troybuilt website and get an owner's manual.
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Posted on May 06, 2009

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can you e-mail me the parts breakdown or the link to get it? this will help me help you fix your problem
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If you are having problems starting your tiller you shouldcheck 3 things, air, fuel and spark.

Fuel: check to make sure you are full of good quality fuel, try to start theengine several times then take out the spark plug and it should look wet. If its not wet then you aren't getting fuel into the engine.
Air: remove and clean the air filter with clean gasoline if its made offoam. If its made of paper then you should buy a new one from a localauto parts or hardware store.
Spark: disconnect the spark plug wire from the spark plug and hold thewire close to the engine block. Try to start the engine and watch for aspark to jump between the end of the wire and the engine block. If itdoesn't then either the wire is bad or the ignition coil is bad.

Posted on Jun 08, 2011

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SOURCE: This is a Huskee tiller rear tine 2007

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The shift assembly may be bent and couldn't move the clutch collar all the way over on the drive shaft.

You could hold the lever in but that would eventually bend the shifting fork in the transmission and it would then jump out of the groove in the shifting sleeve.

You should put new pins on the shifting fork and reinforce it so that it would not bend so easily.If that doesn't work then;

The shifting fork is not supposed to hold the shifting sleeve in gear. It is only supposed to slide the shifting mechanism and the detent spring and ball are supposed to do the holding work.Check if yours is doing otherwise

you will have to order a new detent spring part and a new detent ball part They cost $4.40 and that should solve the problem,you should also order a new shifting fork if yours has been bent. The new ones are a different design that has more reinforcement. It is a lot of work to tear into these so buy the new parts the first time.

Also check if there is a possible broken key where crankshaft meets gearbox.

Posted on Aug 15, 2011

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