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I just finished mowing. When I went to put my cub-cadet zero
I just finished mowing. When I went to put my cub-cadet zero turn mower away, the transmission no longer engages in forward or reverse. … read more
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I have a cub cadet zero turn z force 48 inch Some how the
I have a cub cadet zero turn z force 48 inchSome how the yellow wire got caught in a fan and cut it. Now it will not go forward or back. The mower starts good and the blades engage good. Just will not… read more
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My Z Force 48 stopped moving while mowing. Motor runs fine,
my Z Force 48 stopped moving while mowing. Motor runs fine, but wouldn't move forwards or backwards … read more
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I engage the pro and the couch turns on but won't spin the
I engage the pro and the couch turns on but won't spin the belt to engage the blades. Belt is on correctly, but no tension hardly … read more
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Cub cadet 1330 won't move forward or reverse. I manually
Cub cadet 1330 won't move forward or reverse. I manually moved it and found a little spring maybe 3 in long … read more
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I have a 2006 Cub Cadet super slt1554 and when I go up a
I have a 2006 Cub Cadet super slt1554 and when I go up a slight incline in reverse it almost feels like it's slipped for a second and then I'll tap reverse and it will engage but reverse is very slow … read more
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I have a Cub Cadet Z Force 48 Year - 2010, that the mower
I have a Cub Cadet Z Force 48 Year - 2010, that the mower (PTO) will only engage when the drive handles are in the neutral position. It just started doing it today. … read more
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Cub Cadet Z-Force 50 - took the deck off, replaced the
Cub Cadet Z-Force 50 - took the deck off, replaced the blades, routed the deck belt and the PTO belt. Everything works but the PTO belt is loose, it seems to barely turn the blades. I know it isn't as… read more
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Curtis B.
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Mower will no longer go forward or backard, cub cadet rtz 42
tt att tI was cutting and suddenly the blades stop . ichecked the belt and it was in tack. I got back on and the tractor would not start. I changed a 30 amp fuse, the tractor started but the pto would not engage.… read more
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Curtis B.
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Model 5252 -- A chain had fallen into the guts under the
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I have a Cub Cadet Z Force 48 Zero Turn mower on which the
I have a Cub Cadet Z Force 48 Zero Turn mower on which the transmissions seem to slip under heavy load. The transmissions are no longer available. Is there something I can do to fix the problem? It se… read more
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I have a cub cadet z-force 2013 model. It will run, but
Hello, I have a cub cadet z-force 2013 model. It will run , but won't pull ?!?! … read more
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My zero turn cub cadet seems to be losing power to one wheel
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I have a cub cadet SLTX1050 and it was running fine today but
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Donald
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cub cadet stopped pulling ( and reversing) mid lawn today....
cub cadet stopped pulling ( and reversing) mid lawn today.... running good, belts look good... just no movement forward or back.. nada.… read more
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My cub cadet zforce has 23hp kohler commerical with 48in commercial
My cub cadet zforce has 23hp kohler commerical with 48in commercial is eating belts. It always has.The kevlar belts were so expensive(42.00)This is the pto belt. I started buying common belts at parts… read more
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I'm putting the PTO drive belt on a Cub Cadet Z Force 60, I've got it almost all the way on, except I can't get it past the idler or tension pulley, is there a way to loosed it to get the belt over it… read more
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I have a Cub Cadet Z-54L the left left side hydraulic drive is slipping and has a great loss of power. I checked the hydraulic fluid level and its fine. The tractor will all of a sudden stop moving an… read more
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