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  1. Hi, The ignition switch is one of the most...

    Hi,
    The ignition switch is one of the most failed pieces of a riding mower. Suspect it, about a $15 part I think.
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Ji, Unfortunately you have to buy them form...

    Ji,
    Unfortunately you have to buy them form Deere in the service manual. Not cheap but well written.
    Peace,
    Calrke
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    Hi, As many times as I have posted this that you...

    Hi,
    As many times as I have posted this that you did not use the "Search" function!
    All I can say try:
    Murray decks by crigby
    One of my sites.
    Add by the way, just click on "crigby" in the...
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    Hi, There are three fuse locations possible....

    Hi,
    There are three fuse locations possible. First is under the seat near the battery, second and third are under the hood; first is left side dash and third is right side near the starter.
    Peace,...
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    Hi, Had a flat on one sida and lost the key that...

    Hi,
    Had a flat on one sida and lost the key that lock the rear wheel on one side to the axle.
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, Did you adjust the brakes? If so you have...

    Hi,
    Did you adjust the brakes? If so you have overadjusted to the point that the brakes engage before the belt clutch system releases tension on the drive belt. This jams the shift keys making...
  7. Hi, Broken seat seat wire, probably behind the...

    Hi,
    Broken seat seat wire, probably behind the rignt rear tire , but it could be on the inside of the front frame near the engine
  8. Question: Mow in reverse

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    Hi, I am not able to answer that directly since...

    Hi,
    I am not able to answer that directly since am a certified mechanic. Saying that I am also a certified electronics technician and can say that only two circuits exist in this case. First is an...
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    Hi, Hydro disengaged? Bad belt, not on...

    Hi,
    Hydro disengaged? Bad belt, not on transmission pulley, belt knocked out of corrected routing?
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, Well, obviously something was not correct!...

    Hi,
    Well, obviously something was not correct! Hard to give a definitive answer withou the model number, unfartunately.
    Peace,
    Clarke
  11. Question: Gt 245

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    Hi, I gather you mean the engine died? That is...

    Hi,
    I gather you mean the engine died? That is as it should be if the parking brake was off. Called "operator presence."
    Could be a bad PTO switch, a common failure; a blown fuse, less likely than...
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    Hi, Probably the vacuum line. The engine vacuum...

    Hi,
    Probably the vacuum line. The engine vacuum runs the pump. Lucky you did not damage the pump by blowing through it.
    Peace,
    Clarke
  13. Question: Deck belt

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    Hi, Model numbers required, under the seat/...

    Hi,
    Model numbers required, under the seat/
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, No model given, never a good thing. Could be...

    Hi,
    No model given, never a good thing. Could be by the battery under the seat, beneath the panel in front of the seat on the left or under the hood under the dashboard.
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, My guess is that the PTO clutch is bad. Good...

    Hi,
    My guess is that the PTO clutch is bad. Good news there, if any is, is the Deere has the most reasonable prices available.
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, Seat switch! Check for a break in the wires...

    Hi,
    Seat switch! Check for a break in the wires behind the right rear tire, Others could be the problem.
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, Sorry, did notice the request for a link...

    Hi,
    Sorry, did notice the request for a link immediately, bu it is:
    Residential Products - Hydro-Gear
    Peace,
    Clarke
  18. Hi, Just because the brakes are "off" does not...

    Hi,
    Just because the brakes are "off" does not mean they cannot stick on. The hydro disengagement rod will do nothing if not hooked up(I have seen that before.) Look through the right side past the...
  19. Question: Bowen mower

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    Hi, I realize you must mean a Bolens, so a few...

    Hi,
    I realize you must mean a Bolens, so a few if's. If this a rider, a transmatic drive and you have recently adjusted the brakes on the transaxle; then you need to back off the brake adjustment...
  20. Hi, It could be an MTD or a Gilson product. MTD...

    Hi,
    It could be an MTD or a Gilson product. MTD is a company still in existence and Gilson was bought years ago by Toro.
    Peace,
    Clarke
  21. Question: Spicer transaxle

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    Hi, Yes it is serviceable. It use a specific...

    Hi,
    Yes it is serviceable. It use a specific grease and the Spicer version contains a rust and corrosion inhibitor.
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, You can find the parts breakdown here:...

    Hi,
    You can find the parts breakdown here:
    Murray lt Parts Diagram Index for 38608X12A
    Peace,
    Clarke
  23. Hi, How about a brand, model/cylinder...

    Hi,
    How about a brand, model/cylinder configuration! Numbers off the engine never hurt!
    Peace,
    Clarke
  24. Hi, I have a totally different thing to say, Not...

    Hi,
    I have a totally different thing to say, Not for bypassing safety devices. That said, have you noticed that applying the brakes while the deck runs disengages the PTO? On that vein it means the...
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    Hi, An out-of-time engine will cause it to pull...

    Hi,
    An out-of-time engine will cause it to pull back on the rope. Check the flywheel key. If it is fine, then you probably have misbehaving ignition module that not resetting. It could take hours,...
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    Hi, Adjust the valve clearance to between 0.004...

    Hi,
    Adjust the valve clearance to between 0.004 and 0.006"
    Peace,
    Clarke
  27. Hi, Well obviously it lacks a ground somewhere....

    Hi,
    Well obviously it lacks a ground somewhere. I would first check to make sure that all four of the bolts that fasten the engine to the frame are tight, seen that do it. Your description seems to...
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    Hi, Are trying to get at with the hood open?...

    Hi,
    Are trying to get at with the hood open? Usually they accessible that way. Do be aware that common failure points with electric PTOs is a wire to the clutch inside the right frame and the PTO...
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    Hi, I imagine it is the material makeup of the...

    Hi,
    I imagine it is the material makeup of the screw involved. Requires a certain iron or steel content to grip.
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, Not being from a region where they are used...

    Hi,
    Not being from a region where they are used except to clean chicken coops and stables, I have little idea. However, Snapper does keep manuals available online at:Lawn Mower | Tractors | Zero...
  31. Hi, You have to purchase the repair manual to...

    Hi,
    You have to purchase the repair manual to actually get the factory pattern. I do have a rule of thumb, however. After surfaces and threads are clean, begin with the hottest spot of the head....
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    Hi, There is a screen in the muffler! It...

    Hi,
    There is a screen in the muffler! It carboned over.
    Peace,
    Clarke
  33. Hi, When did you have the flat tire and lose the...

    Hi,
    When did you have the flat tire and lose the key tying the axle to the wheel on the affected side?
    Peace,
    Clarke
  34. Hi, It is always helpful to provide model number...

    Hi,
    It is always helpful to provide model number on this forum!
    That said: Try
    PDF Manual Web Archive
    Peace,
    Calrke
  35. Hi, It is usually a closed-Y shape with a...

    Hi,
    It is usually a closed-Y shape with a half-spherical ball on the straight end. The ball shaped piece fits in the indented portion of the bracket in the center beneath the front axle and the "y"...
  36. Hi, Is there another fuse hidden above the...

    Hi,
    Is there another fuse hidden above the right-hand rear wheel?
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, The schematic is only available in the...

    Hi,
    The schematic is only available in the repair manual. The harness is pictured at http://www.jdparts.com/
    Peace,
    Clarke
  38. Question: Extension spring

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    Hi, Often it is a hooked backet attached to the...

    Hi,
    Often it is a hooked backet attached to the lower side ( one of them) of the transmission. Usually painted black and roughly "L" shaped.
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, Should have an MTD model number. Try looking...

    Hi,
    Should have an MTD model number. Try looking it up; Chinese Honda knockoff engine that is readily available for parts through them.
    Peace,
    Clarke
  40. Hi, Most failed parts are the solenoid and key...

    Hi,
    Most failed parts are the solenoid and key switch. Just things to think about.
    Peace,
    Clarke
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    Hi, Is it a Deere or a Murray? Peace, Clarke

    Hi,
    Is it a Deere or a Murray?
    Peace,
    Clarke
  42. Hi, Again, according to John Deere - Parts...

    Hi,
    Again, according to John Deere - Parts Catalog
    The part number is M71684, no dimensions stated but it is a custom spring.
    Peace,
    Calrke
  43. Hi, Then you do not have an L111, but instead...

    Hi,
    Then you do not have an L111, but instead have an older, by about 20 years, that had an 11 HP Briggs and a 38" deck. The picture you have should be correct, though I will certainly double0check...
  44. Hi, Please double-check your model number; it is...

    Hi,
    Please double-check your model number; it is indeed an MTD number, who bought Duerr some two decades ago. The problem I have is that I find no references in the 241 range for a log splitter that...
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    47760Hi, Toro has an excellent site for looking...

    47760Hi,
    Toro has an excellent site for looking up most models for the last more than 30 years. Available are owners, parts and service manuals for lots of those. You model was made for 2 years and...
  46. 47759 Hi, Pictured is an STX38 yellow deck. The...

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    Hi,
    Pictured is an STX38 yellow deck. The spring you ask about is indeed the one the tensions the belt coming from the engine, but is not you deck.
    Your deck is pictured here.
    Peace,
    Clarke
  47. Hi, Try looking beneath the hood (bottom side)...

    Hi,
    Try looking beneath the hood (bottom side) for a possible list of common parts. While there look on the operators pedestal for the tag. Another place to look is on the underside of the running...
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    Hi, The correct ones are the same as fit a John...

    Hi,
    The correct ones are the same as fit a John Deere 46" deck on an LT series. The part number is #M41967 available as a set of three.
    Peace,
    Clarke
  49. Question: Starter

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    Hi, Try the YouTube video at: b&s vanguard...

    Hi,
    Try the YouTube video at:
    b&s vanguard starter replacement - Bing Videos

    And I think the screw referenced is #692062
    Peace,
    Clarke
  50. Question: LT133 Belt Routing

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    Hi, A common question I have answered numerous...

    Hi,
    A common question I have answered numerous times. Try this page on one of my sites:
    John Deere decks by crigby
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