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I continue to have a problem with the Husqvarna YTH2242 and the Vortex baffle. After hitting any high spots the baffle bends and the blade hits it. How necessary is this piece ? Seems like a solution would be to remove it.It was bent up and useless I think for years. I had a handyman come and repair the mower. He pounded it back and put it in place again.After 1 hour cutting it was bent again and the blade hits it. Does the blade ride above the baffle or under it.Should I remove this piece?

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  • Terry O'Neill May 21, 2011

    Great,simple,easy and understandable.



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I think that you are on the right track....the purpose of the baffle is to help create a suction that helps to pull the grass upward... in reality it does nothing that you can ever notice...

I would remove it and be done with it...


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