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I have replaced 19&20 cracked courage with used blocks but…

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I have replaced 19&20...

I have replaced 19&20 cracked courage with used blocks but cannot find anymore.icanot afford to keep doing this. could give me a break ov short blocks.the local dealers will not help.

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

About 5 years I repair cub cadets &sel them to people who cannot afford anew mower the short block cost more than I can sell the mower for.

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

1042 cub cadet about 1997 or later

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

Yes

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

No thanks you very much.

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What exactly are you looking for here? I do not understand the question

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
ined the block replaced
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