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JON, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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My one riding lawn mower want go forward or backward, MODEL

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my weed one riding lawn mower want go forward or backward
JA: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: MODEL #WE261. 3 years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes thats the plan
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: not that it
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

These mowers are notorious for this issue. Transmission is most likely gone bad. You can check chain to make sure it is installed still, but I would guess bad transmission. I have 4 of these in the scrap pile at shop for same issue

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i throught it was the driver disk it move forward for a second two weeks ago but thats it i check the chain is still install
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

You can replace the drive disc and it may work, but be prepared for the worst. The drive disc is not too much to take the chance, much cheaper than a new mower for sure.

Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

I hope you got issue resolved.​

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