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Vince O., Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Over 30 years experience repairing lawn and garden equipment. Chainsaws, mowers,blowers and trimmers
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Murray riding mower: how to adjust brakes?

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how do I adjust the breaks on riding Murray lawn mower model 42813x92a
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 years ago.
Could you explain your situation a little more? Can you double check model #. Doesn't show under Murray.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

The brakes seem very weak and I would like to adjust them> The Model number I gave you this morning is the one off the machine #42813X92A 14 Horse Power with a 42" bed. there is another # 3343 that is by the Name Murry Ohio MFG

Expert:  Vince O. replied 7 years ago.
Hello,I found a diagram of the drive system and have circled the brake assy in red and the smaller circle is the adjustment nut.Tightening the center nut adjusts the brake.If brake pads are worn down you remove the outer two bolts to replace.graphic