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I just got my new 54-inch Raptor SD home today, and I can’t…

I just got my...

I just got my new 54-inch Raptor SD home today, and I can’t get the mower deck out of transport position. When I run across the yard, I just top the tallest grass (weeds). The foot petal is stuck. I have pulled the height pin out and tried other holes. To no avail. Help!!

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

Hustler Raptor SD

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

Depends! Just paid over $4,000 and hauled it 20 miles.

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

I don’t think so. The manual just has a short paragraph like it is obvious. It’s not!

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Transport locking lever is locked in position See page 3.7 in the owners manual. Push on the pedal, release the lever and let deck down to the set level.

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