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2008 Gravelly PM320 model 990023 S/N #002004 machine slow

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2008 Gravelly PM320 model 990023 S/N #002004 machine slow moving forward and slower in reverse - what is the cause
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 4 months
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: sometimes the machine losses engine power after a solid hour of operation grass cutting whe it seem to get hot
JA: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?
Customer: same engine 2008 and it happens randomly when grass get higher than normal from lack of cutting
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 2 months ago.
If it is moving but moving slowly you most likely have a stretch drive belt and it will need replaced