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JON, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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I have a 2006 snapper rear engine rider mower, model 217802,

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I have a 2006 snapper rear engine rider mower, model 217802, there is a noise in the rear end. just moving the mower without the engine running. similiar to rolling a few inches then it catches then breaks loose, then repeats itself.
JA: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: sorry. make is a snapper, model 217802 11.5 briggs engine, year 2006
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes, i would also like to add electric start if possible
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: not right now. i have all original manuals from seller. it is very clean
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible.

Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

Sounds like the chain is catching inside the case. May need to be replaced