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I own a Sears ModelNNN-NN-NNNNlawn tractor - I cannot disengage…

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I own a Sears ModelNNN-NN-NNNNlawn...
I own a Sears ModelNNN-NN-NNNNlawn tractor - I cannot disengage the mulch drive

ModelNNN-NN-NNNN
17 HP – Riding Lawn Mower
42” Deck
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 9 years ago
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curtis b :

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !!

curtis b :

Does the lever in dash act like it is moving the linkage? The lever goes through the area behind the battery, down through the frame and to the deck linkage. Its hard to see at best. I would remove the deck and check to see that the lever on the deck that has to move the idler that tightens the belt is free and the linkage will move it.

curtis b :

It the idler won't move on the deck, you will never get it to release from the dash!

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Telling me to "look at it" doesn't give me any help with understanding what needs to be done.

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Customer reply replied 9 years ago

You need to find someone who knows something - this guy told me the linkage runs behind the battery - the battery is under the seat and not within 2 feet of the linkage. Then he said to see if the linkage moves the clutch - he must have stayed up all night to come up with that.

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