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I have a troy built riding mower(pony) 42" cut. My problem i…

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I have a troy built riding mower(pony) 42" cut. My problem i that last nght iwas mowing the lawn andthe the handlefor the pto slammed forward and blades stopped turning. put thebelt back on and the pto will not engauge except blades ard turning slow and stop when pto is engauged

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

I bought the mower was bought Aug 2012 troybuiilt pony 17 horse 42: cut

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Vibration on mower deck now

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago

Did your blades strike a solid object, prior to this problem occurring?

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago

Your deck have two idler pulleys, and two spindle pulleys. Check to see if any of these pulleys are loose, wobbly, or bent. After you shut your engine off, inspect each pulley individually by hand. We can continue from here.

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