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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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JDX320 will not move. Engagement lever is pushed in

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JDX320 will not move. Engagement lever is pushed in
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 !! When did it last drive? Has either of the rear wheels been off? Will it roll indicating the bakes are not locked?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It's been about a month. Nothing has been touched on the mower
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes it will roll with the rear engagement lever pulled out
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
The drive belt goes from the engine to the top pulley on the transmission, is this belt turning the pulley when engines running?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It doesn't appear to be. Will it still do that with the mower in park so I can get off it to look at it from behind?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
http://jdpc.deere.com/pimages/MP38/MP38373________UN07AUG06.gif
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
If engine is running, this belt should be moving!
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It definitely is not moving
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
This belt should be moving , if the engine is running.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It's not
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I will say that the blades do engage tho
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
This is the upper belt, see if it is on the pulleys
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes it is. I did check that first thing when I first started the mower. Belt is on
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Anymore suggestions?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
With engine off see if you can turn the belt by hand on the engine pulley. The pulley has to be locked to the crankshaft
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes I can move the pulley by pulling the belt.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It's stiff but I can move it
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
But the pulley on the crankshaft is tight
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes. It is tight
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Then the belt should be turning!
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Belt does not turn when the engine is on.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
As you know, I have to put it in park so I can get off the mower to look
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I just had a friend sit on the mower while it was running. The crank shaft pulley is not turning
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
You there?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hello?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Never mind. I fixed it
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Good job! what was [problem?