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Vince O., Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Over 30 years experience repairing lawn and garden equipment. Chainsaws, mowers,blowers and trimmers
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I own a Honda HRX 217 self-propelled mower. Great machine

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I own a Honda HRX 217 self-propelled mower. Great machine for 6 years,,,, but,,,, it now will only run in the 1st gear position and, although I move the shift lever to #2 and #3,, it stays in 1st (slowest) position.
What do I need to clean or lube to get it to operate at a faster ground speed,,, as in #2 and/or #3?
Thanks, ***** *****
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Vince O. replied 1 year ago.
Hello, try adjusting the cable is a little info from the shop manual.