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PTO quit working , ordered a new PTO cable from factory. Went to replace and found out wasn't broke. Where spring attaches to hole underneath will not move when engaging PTO lever. Lot of slop in main… read more
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I have a troy bilt 42" deck bronco lawn mower tractor. I
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I am trying to find out where to hook my pto cable on my
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Rick, I've just replaced all three belts on my TB rider, MN
Rick, I've just replaced all three belts on my TB rider, MN 13AX60TG766, SN 1C036H10209. Now, I can't remember where to attach the PTO cable spring. So, I have two questions: Where does that spring at… read more
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Removed the deck on my 2014 Super Bronco Hydrostatic Lawn Tractor
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I also have a cub cadet ltx1040. I need to know where that
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Hello, I have a 48" LT deck 301190 and the belt is rubbing
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Ive just installed the mower deck on my Toro LX427. When I
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I am changing the blades on my Sears lawntractor model # XXXXX
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