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Have a Lt133/38 inch deck. It mowes evenly on level ground,

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Have a Lt133/38 inch deck. It mowes evenly on level ground, however mowing sideways or at an angle on a incline or decline it leaves ridges in cutting the grass.
I checked tire inflation, deck and blade height seem to be ok. What am I missing??
Mike/St. Louis
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.
Blades will not change height, are the anti/scalp wheels still on the front corners of the deck?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ref to John Deere LT133, the anti/scalp wheels are still on the front and in the lowest holes on both sides. I do mow at the highest setting of 4 and seems not to change whatever height is tried.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.
Any pattern to the ridges? Always the same place? Spindle may be moving up and down, due to spacer missing or bad bearing. letting shaft move.??
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
The pattern would be a ridge from setting in seat on right side. The shafts and bearings are fine as I had blades off today for sharpening and no movement up and down on shafts .
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.
Deck mounting holes worn? Letting deck lean when not on level ground.