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Have a poulan pro about 1 1/2 old and all of a sudden it

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have a poulan pro about 1 1/2 old and all of a sudden it doesn't want to go into gear right away?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. Do you have the model number of your poulan riding mower ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
PB145G42
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
when I start it up it takes a food 5 minutes or so before it'll shift into gear( both in forward or reverse) it nudges along like it wants to go but takes a while before it goes into gear
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Bought it new in March of 2015 on Amazon
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

So the lever won't go into gear at all or it just won't move at all

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Won't move until like 5 minutes are so. Jerks like it wants to move but takes several minutes
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Lever moves freely
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

It doesnt douunder like a clutch adjustment, does the transmission make any noise etc

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No noise at all
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

It seems like the problem is in the hosing

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

Trying to get information on the rear

https://www.partstree.com/parts/poulan/mowers-lawn-garden-tractor/pb145g42-96042016400-poulan-pro-lawn-tractor-2014-09/drive/

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Do just took for a ride and it's struggling(noisy) to get up small inclines
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

It definitely is something in the transmission itself , it could be a gear with a bad tooth etc

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.
This was a problem with the bolens 6 speeds , the speed were on the dash panel
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
what do I do? I assume it's still under warranty
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

I'm sure amazon will refer you to poulan. Did you register it with them ?;

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Does this look right?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 month ago.

In not sure if you attached a file , but if so it didn't upload