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My club cadet enduro series riding mower starts, runs &

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My club cadet enduro...

My club cadet enduro series riding mower starts, runs & mows, but will not move forward or backwards under it's own power. The hydrostatic bypass lever does not seem to have an effect on the ability to push the mower by hand. I cannot see anything amiss with the forward/reverse foot pedal linkage.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Yes, and yes. as I stated the motor starts and runs normally.

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

Depends on the problem.

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

No, I just need to get the lawn mowede b/4 Easter Sunday.

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 month ago
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 month ago

how does the belt look? Is it on and around all pullies

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Looks fine, and it's spinning the pulley on the top of the transmission.
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 month ago

can you move the lever that is on the transmission attached to the bypass rod manually by hand

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I'm thinking the problem may be that the relief valves in the transmission are stuck open.
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 month ago

no matter what position the bypass valve is in, you are unable to push machine or able to in both positions?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I'm able to push the tractor forwards and backwards no matter what position the bypass lever is in. I think I will try warming up the transmission and rapidly alternating the position of the bypass lever and the forward/reverse foot pedal.
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 month ago

have the rear tires been off recently? Did it quit moving while using?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Rear tires have never been off. It was working fine before it was last parked.
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 month ago

sounds like you are correct and the relief valve inside the transaxle is stuck. being as it was only sitting. belt tightens on the pulleys when pedal is applied, but mower moves nowhere, not much else it can be besides an internal issue

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thanks...we'll see how it goes.
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 month ago

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