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I have a Troy Bilt GTX 16 Model 13101 SN 131010100895, The…

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I have a Troy Bilt GTX 16 Model 13101 SN 131010100895

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

The tractor recently stopped moving forward or reverse. It has a new B&S engine. I jacked the rear tires off the ground and they will turn but I can stop them with my hand. Could it be the charge pump or transmission?

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

Like I said the engine is new less than 20 hours

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

Yes

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

I checked the transmission oil level which was perfect (and clean). even so I changed the transmission filter on the chance it was something cheap and easy.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Is the drive belt from engine to transmission tight? Have you had either of the rear wheels off?

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

With both wheels off the ground, and you turn one wheel manually, does the other turn in opposite direction?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
The hydraulic pump is driven by a drive shaft (no belt). I'll check the wheel rotation. I should block one and see if I can stop the other by hand. Also the hydraulic pump is an Eaton 11. I found a service manual online. Right now I suspect a pressure relief valve inside. I should also check the output pressure of the charge pump.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Did you do the turn one wheel , to see if the other wheels turns in opposite direction? If not, you have rear end problem or broken axle.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Hi Curtis,
I jacked the two back tires off the ground and they do turn opposite each other. However, if I hold one, and turn the other, I hear a loud clicking sound. I know there must be some limited slip between the two otherwise the tractor could not turn.Right now I'm pretty convinced it's the hydraulic unit.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Yes, differential is ok, or wheels would t turn in opposite direction. . That only leaves the hydraulic unit.

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