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I have a JD LA130 riding mower. Mower runs fine forward and
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The bearings in the clutch broke, I replaced it with a new
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Deere L120. Mower blades quit working. I unhooked belt to
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I have an l120 deere tractor. I was mowing today no problem
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The cutting blades on my L120 lawn mower will not rotate
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I have an L120 John Deer mower. When I engage the PTO switch,
I have an L120 John Deer mower. When I engage the PTO switch, the motor dies. I have removed the mower deck, replaced the ignition switch, the starter solinoid, the PTO switch and the relay. Nothing h… read more
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Answers from Two Experts requested: I have a John Deere L120 riding mower. When I engage
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I just purchased a 2000-2002 John Deer L120 riding mower. When
I just purchased a 2000-2002 John Deer L120 riding mower. When I try to engage the blades the mower starts to die. The guy i bought it from said they took off the belts to the blades and it still does… read more
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My riding mower (3 years old) stops running as if the switch
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I have a John Deere L120 Lawn tractor and the mower stopped
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