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Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician
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The tiller will move only in reverse. will not move forwar

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the tiller will move only in reverse. will not move forward?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to just answer. Can you give me the model number by any chance ? I want to pull a parts diagram to see if it's belt driven and if the belt came off or if a key sheared
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I do not see any belts Seems to have only linkage all the sticker are missing Could use guide on on where type of Mach. Etc Might be found
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
The only sticker left has a print date of 1987 and upon closer insp see some belts behind a cover Will look further
Will wait until it warms up alittle more and remove cover and chech it out futher! Will get back to you proably in a couple of hours. Live in the Mountains and its still niply outside!
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It is a pony model
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Ok I'll see what I can find without the model number , do you know the hp rating so I can get a general idea of what diagram to look at , those older engines had a belt for forward and a different belt on a pto shaft for reverse , hopefully the forward belt either broke or popped off
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
when you said belts it all clicked into place THANKS Problem solved!
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Great , I'm glad it's fixed , please don't forget to rate my service so I get credited with helping you
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Please don't forget to rate my service