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42 in 20hp MTD hydro no go forward or reverse. Will not move

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42 in 20hp MTD hydro no go forward or reverse. Will not move with bypass pulled either. drove in shed fine
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Just today
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I am 87
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

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

Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

It is very likely that your transmission drive belt has come off of one of your pulleys.

Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

If your drive belt is loose, worn, broken, or off of one of your pulleys, this can prevent drive ability of your mower.

Expert:  Donald replied 3 months ago.

I am sure your deck belt is ok. Check the condition of your upper drive belt. We can continue from here.