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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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The hydro transmission on my John Deere 285 started to engage

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The hydro transmission on my John Deere 285 started to engage poorly and now even with the F/R lever all the way forward, it does not move. I seem to remember that a belt driving the hydro may need to be replaced?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! The transmission is a belt driven transmission, and has a set of idlers that keep the belt tight. Have you looked at the belts condition and it is tight?