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JON, Small Engine Technician
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My relatively new Honda lawnmower has become hard to push.

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My relatively new Honda lawnmower has become hard to push. It has self propelling capabilities, but on flat surfaces, I shouldn't have to use it. How can I fix this problem?
I bought it two or three years ago for about $400 from Home Depot. Hopefully you can determine the model from that price range.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** welcome to I will be happy to assist you today. Give me a few moments to look over your problem, and I will get right back to you so we can fix the issue and get your machine back to working order

Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

I would suspect that if the mower is 2-3 years old, the drive belt may need to be replaced. Check to make sure it is on the pulleys and also checkthat the gears on the wheels are not stripped