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I just put the trans belt back on my JD 425 and the left…

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I just put the trans belt back on my JD 425 and the left side will not work. Want go forward or back?
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Is the right side working?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
they both worked before the belt came off
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Text is fine

Thanks for your response. Is your belt tight enough? Is the bypass/roll valve open on the right side?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Belt is tight I don't know what valve you are referring to

The valve I am referring to, is the valve you open when you need to roll your mower, when your engine is not running.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
all I did was pull the handles together and pushed it

Are you the only operator of your mower?

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Can you located and double check your bypass valve, just in case is has loosen?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
do you know where it is on the machine?

Lift you seat and you will see your aluminum pump. On both sides of your pump is a bypass valve, for your left side and your right side. There should also be a sticker under your seat pointing to the location.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
give me a sec

Sure! Take your time.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I found a small black knob on each side. The right side was straight back and the left turned in. I move the left to match the right crank it up and it worked.

Awesome!

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
that should do it. I do thank you for the help. My last question is the one tome charge is all I will be charged correct. I do not will to begin a monthly service.

Yes, there is only a one time fee per question.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Thank you.

You are very welcome! I do hope all continues to go well for you.

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