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I haveing a knocking in my clutch on my 2017 classic Dixie…

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I haveing a knocking...

I haveing a knocking in my clutch on my 2017 classic Dixie chopper it looks like the drive belt might be a little loose. there seems to be an adjustment in moving the deck forward; not sure my book does nbot say.

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

Since I have had it; a couple of months I am planning to take to the dealer, in the morning it is a long way. I have asked him, about before. I do not have a very good manual. He seems somewhat vague.

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

If it only takes a little adjustment, it is still under warrenty. I'm afraid doing something that might nullify the warranty.

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

It is a new machine.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
This Dixie Chopper is a lawn mower
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It is a 50 inch cut rideing mower
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
THe classic model is an industrial mower
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
What do you mean by service offers?
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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 11 months ago
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will try to help you with this

is it the PTO clutch knocking noise??

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
it knocks when I put in gear, only then. the drive belt seems a little loose allowing the tension Idler pull bounce. the clutch has a some sort of a stop when it engages. I think the clutch is bouncing off the stop making the noise.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I understand in earlier models there was a chain stopping the clutch from spinning.
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 11 months ago

Thank you for that

I will look this up when I get back

I just was called out , but yes it sound like the clutch brake

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It is a electric switch to engage.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Is the answer a bad clutch brake? I am going to the dealer in the morning and this will be our discussion
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Are we finished?
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 11 months ago

Hi

I'm Back , sorry for the delay

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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 11 months ago

Hi

Just looking in the parts book

sounds like the clutch bracket is loose

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
You were no help. I talked to the dealer it is normal for this machine. a spring is used for an belt adjustment instead of a manual adjustment. saving bearings.
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 11 months ago

Morning

Sorry I was no help

but glad you have it going

Wayne

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