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    If it is a twin cylinder engine, then one bolt is...

    If it is a twin cylinder engine, then one bolt is easy to remove, but the other one is under the flwheel. Take your time, use and open-ended wrench, and just go slow. There is no need to remove the...
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    My Murray has a steering bushing that mounts to...

    My Murray has a steering bushing that mounts to the frame... the steering shaft runs through it, with a pinion gear in the bottom of the shaft... my steering stripped out and when I took it apart, I...
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    My mower has two wing nuts on each side of the...

    My mower has two wing nuts on each side of the deck, near the rear... I was able to losen the two plastic wing nuts, lower my deck down to a notch only for leveling, then re-tighten the nuts... this...
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    Murray/Briggs 17hp twin problem

    My Murray has a 17hp Briggs I/C twin engine (42A707) that starts right up, cuts fine, but will not re-start if you shut it off. I have new spark plugs, new armature, and a good battery. When I go...
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    murray 17hp 42 tractor problem

    How hard is it to change the steering selector and pinion on a Murray 42 inch 17 hp riding mower? My steering is stripped out and it looks hard to get to. Do I have to drop the deck? Model No....
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    I just changed mine on a Weedeater brand (Poulan)...

    I just changed mine on a Weedeater brand (Poulan) Featherlight Extreme. I just took the motor and shaft apart and took the spool out. A piece of wound flat coil wire gives it tension. If that is...
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    Murray 17hp 42 tractor problem

    My Murray will start and run great, but when I shut it off, it will not start back up until it sits overnight... the engine will just spin and you can smell gas, but no start... I have recently...
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    Do I have to drop the deck? And the steering...

    Do I have to drop the deck? And the steering shaft is in the center of both sides of the belt... how do I get the belt off so I can match a new one up to it? Thanks again!
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    It means keeping your eye on the ball longer as...

    It means keeping your eye on the ball longer as it comes into the strike zone. If you have a short, compact swing, you can see the ball by keeping your head down, watching the ball make contact with...
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    Murray 17hp 42 widebody questions...

    The decal under the seat is worn off... where can I look to get the model number? The Murray is a 17hp 42in cut widebody and is probably 5-8 years old... I need to replace the drive belt... I have...
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    Belt for Murray 17hp 42 widebody

    I need the blade belt for a Murray 17hp twin(42A707) 42 inch cut "Widebody". The old one stretched and broke and I cannot read any numbers on it. Can somebody help me and give me the right part...
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    Carb problem on briggs 16hp MTD

    I have a MTD 42inch Briggs 16.5hp twin cyl. Riding mower. The carb was just rebuilt and it will not run. If I pour gas down the carb, it will fire right up, then die when the fuel runs out. It is...
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    There is no set time frame for a card to...

    There is no set time frame for a card to appreciate in value. Generally, the more rare the card, the more it is worth. However, what the player accomplished for his career, who made the card, the...
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    Maytag Performa Washing Machine Problem

    Model No. PAV2300AWW
    The tub is very loose and shakes the whole house when it spins. I have taken the front cover off and noticed that the six tub springs are loose. They have not "sprung", per...
  15. Question: Mtd tractor

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    Mine did this... faulty blade safety switch... 12...

    Mine did this... faulty blade safety switch... 12 dollar fix
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    Off the top of my head... Jeff Francouer Brain...

    Off the top of my head...
    Jeff Francouer
    Brain McCann
    Peter Orr
    Wilson Betemit
    Kelly Johnson
    Ryan Langerhans
    Brayan Pena

    Pitchers...
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    This is a pic of my engine...

    This is a pic of my engine...
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    Told you I had never worked on a carb before......

    Told you I had never worked on a carb before... I've been watching "How It Works" on Discovery too much... when I first put the diaphram back together, it leaked like crazy... then I re-did it and it...
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    The gasket I am talking about in the top right of...

    The gasket I am talking about in the top right of the picture...
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    Well, the curious side of me got me into a little...

    Well, the curious side of me got me into a little trouble. I was looking at the carb after cleaning it and starting slowly taking things apart. I got to the side where the gas line goes in and took...
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    I never removed the engine pulley. The deck...

    I never removed the engine pulley. The deck comes off easily. My problem was the deck was shifted back and hitting the back right tire, almost twisted a little bit. Everything looked like it was...
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    I poured some SeaFoam in it and let it run a few...

    I poured some SeaFoam in it and let it run a few minutes to stabilize and protect the gas and carb... Can I clean the main jet easily? Or does it need disassembling? I have never worked on a carb...
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    16.5 I/c Briggs Twin engine problem

    After rebuilding the deck over the last two months, now my Yard Machine 600 series tractor will not run properly. The engine will rev and die repeatedly when you try to cut with it. The carb was...
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    Thanks... I hate the local ACE mostly because we...

    Thanks... I hate the local ACE mostly because we always arrest the owner's son for dope... I'll go get my money back and head to another store... since buying this belt I have discovered another...
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    Belt replacement problem

    I finally got my deck straightened out but the replacement belt I got from ACE hardware seems too long (original # 754-0371A). They gave me a belt numbered 954-0371A and told me it was the same...
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    The deck mounts on fixed pivots... if you look at...

    The deck mounts on fixed pivots... if you look at at the pics, you will see where the mounts are... that is what befuddles me... it is a simple disconnect and reconnect... it looks like it is too...
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    This is a better picture with the center bracket

    This is a better picture with the center bracket
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    This is a picture of a hollow deck that has the...

    This is a picture of a hollow deck that has the same connections as mine...
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    Problem with MTD deck

    I removed my deck on my Yard Machine 600 series 42 inch deck. I rebuilt the spindles and sharpened the blades, but when I remounted the deck, I had a problem with everything lining up correctly. If...
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    The engine that died was a kohler 14hp and...

    The engine that died was a kohler 14hp and nothing matches up with the b&s... the new engine came off a murray and is in very good shape minus the few items it needs... thanks again
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    My wife's grandmother's Craftsman tractor engine...

    My wife's grandmother's Craftsman tractor engine died, so a friend of mine is replacing the engine. I found the b&s engine for $75, but without a starter or exhaust. The swap went great, everything...
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    Exhaust system for Briggs Quiet Motor

    The exhaust system for a 14.5 briggs I/c quiet motor... retail is $51.00 (ouch) and I want to find it cheaper... any help is appreciated
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    It is the blade spindle on the right side of the...

    It is the blade spindle on the right side of the deck, nearest to the chute. Is it just a simple task of taking the thing apart, replacing the bent spindle and install new bearings? What is the...
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    Problem with spindle on MTD 42" mower

    I have a bent spindle on my 600 series Yard Machine. It is not hard to get to but I have never taken one apart before. Can I just swap the spindle out for a new one and just re-pack the bearings? ...
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    Belt question on MTD tractor

    I need a new blade belt for my MTD tractor. It looks like you have to drop the deck to get it off. Is this correct and what is the right way to do it? Also, when I go to engage the blades now, it...
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    I played with the blade safety switch and got the...

    I played with the blade safety switch and got the engine to turn over. Problem is that I took my good battery out to use on G-Ma's mower because her battery was dead. So when the engine spun, the...
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    I asked the man I got the mower from and he told...

    I asked the man I got the mower from and he told me that he had a history of problems with the clutch. Is there a kill switch for the clutch and where is it located? The battery is clean and...
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    The fuse is good. I tried disconnecting the kill...

    The fuse is good. I tried disconnecting the kill wire with no luck. I get nothing when I turn the key, like the starter is not getting any power. What would cause this, how can I test it with a...
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    New year, new problem with MTD tractor

    When I last parked my 2002 MTD tractor (16.5 hp I/C Briggs), it was fine. I winterized it and kept it covered until this spring. Now it will not start for anything. It has a new starter, battery,...
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    Here is a pic of the vacuum line

    Here is a pic of the vacuum line
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    Question about baseball league

    Does anyone know of a men's baseball league in the Birmingham, AL area? There used to be one in the late 1990's but I cannot locate anyone affiliated...
    Any help is appreciated...
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    1991 Volvo 740 vacuum problem

    I have a 1991 Volvo 740 2.3 non-turbo that is missing a major vacuum line. It starts the intake manifold and then runs up towards the master cylinder on the firewall. From that point, it "T's" off,...
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    Well, it is running awesome now... new starter,...

    Well, it is running awesome now... new starter, new coil pack, carb rebuilt, new gear lube in tranny... for the cost of about $130... thanks for the help again!
    Chris
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    It is a shift on the fly 7 speed... how expensive...

    It is a shift on the fly 7 speed... how expensive is it once I get into replacing tranny parts? I figure by the time I get this thing running, it will be winter time and I'll have to park it for a...
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    I gave up and hauled it off to a repair man, who...

    I gave up and hauled it off to a repair man, who is a family friend. He is going to get it going sometime this week. After getting it ready to fire, the starter went out. New ones are about $120,...
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    All right, I changed the gas filter, installed...

    All right, I changed the gas filter, installed new lines, cleaned the carb, drained the old fuel out of the tank and cleaned it... now I know for sure that I am getting no spark... I tested the plug...
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    Also, where can I find a new hood for my mower? ...

    Also, where can I find a new hood for my mower? It appears that the previous owner let his german shepherd chew on it a little too much. I have already checked eBay, with no luck... thanks again!...
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    What is the safest way to check to see if I have...

    What is the safest way to check to see if I have spark to the engine? I have some ideas, some of which are not on the safe side. Thanks again!
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    This is a pic of the mower...

    This is a pic of the mower...
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    It is the I/c motor... it sat because he was...

    It is the I/c motor... it sat because he was transferred to Ft. Sam Houston for a federal LE job... it has a spark plug on each side of the motor, not sure if it ohv or not... I'll try the kill wire...
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