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My 1734 flooded in the recent flood. I an draining oil, gas,

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My 1734 flooded in the recent flood. I an draining oil, gas, changing gas and oil filter. do I need to drain the transmissioin since it is a sealed unit?
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?
Customer: Have not got that far and do not know what to do there.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes, I have washed the mower , draining the oil , removed the oil and gas filter.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Where is the thermostat and the filters, I haved pulled the air filter off. Is there others.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

Is this a Gravely 1734. Is so, you have Hydro-Gear transmissions. If your transmission were submerged under water, yes, you will need to drain them.

Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

although they are consider sealed units, water will still seep in.