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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Here...I have a zero turn JD mower and the arm handles are

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Customer: Hi, ***** ***** here...I have a zero turn JD mower and the arm handles are 'even' when at rest, but when you accelerate, i need to move one of the arms further ahead of the other to keep straight line. Hope this makes sense. Is this something i can fix on my own....i have some technical savvy. Thanks
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: When I move forward with the mower and accelerate, i push both steering control arms forward. In my case i need to push one of the steering control arms out further than the other arm to keep the mower going forward in a straight line.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer what model is your John Deere ?. There are a few things that could cause this . To eliminate the simple things have you checked the air pressure in both tires to make sure they have the same pressure ? , also a stuck or worn brake on one side will cause it to be slower on one side .

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thx, i have not checked any of that but will do so, probably this Saturday. The model is Z445 JD.
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Ok Eric . Let me know what you find out

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.

Hopefully it's something simple and not a pump problem etc