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Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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The free wheeling pin on our John Deere LT150 has come loose.

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The free wheeling pin on our John Deere LT150 has come loose. Can you tell me how to reconnect it?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
http://jdpc.deere.com/pimages/0002/0002039838____________A1.gif
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
This is the hydrostat transmission.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
The rod is held with a one time use, slip on nut.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
So the pin, which exits the back of the tractor below the seat, is attached by a single use nut that has to be ordered?
Can you tell me how to access the point at which the nut connects to the piece that is visible outside the tractor so I can replace it
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Left click to highlite the link, then right click to access
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
http://www.partsandservice.com/bin/ipl.cgi
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
http://jdpc.deere.com/pimages/0002/0002039838____________A1.gif
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I saw the graphic that you sent. Quite honestly, I found that online before contacting you. Is the nut, which I'm seeing as part number 23, accessible under the hood?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Pardon me, not hood, seat. How do I best access the area? Does the tractor need to be raised?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
The deck needs to be off,then you can get to the area, it is up top on the transmission. If it were mine,I would take a small drill bit, and drill a hole in the end of the rod, so I could use a flat washer and a cotter key, instead of this press on nut! Much easier to install a cotter pin, than this push on nut!
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you!
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Thank you!