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Donald, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  I have 25+ years of experience repairing 2 & 4 cycle engines
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My riding mower just stop driving. the engine is running

Customer Question

my riding mower just stop driving. the engine is running strong, the blades are moving but its like im in neutral.
JA: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: craftsman 4500 20 hp
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: it was riding it and all of a sudden it stop. I looked for a belt or something but not sure what the drive to the rear wheels are
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 8 months ago.

Hello. Thank you for choosing Just Answer. My name is***** will be happy to assist you.

Expert:  Donald replied 8 months ago.

Check to see if your drive belt is loose, broken, or off of one of your pulleys.

Expert:  Donald replied 8 months ago.

This is always the first thing I like to check, after this problem occurs.

Expert:  Donald replied 8 months ago.

The belt that drive your blades is ok ...

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
the mower is running when I endanger the blades they turn the mower is stuck in neutral
Expert:  Donald replied 8 months ago.

Have you already checked your upper drive belt?