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Engine vibration. deck disconnected. shaft. 10 years. no. ??

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Engine vibration. deck disconnected...

Engine vibration. deck disconnected. shaft.

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

10 years. no.

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

Yes

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

??

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

Make, model, engine? How did it start vibration? Twin engine?

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I see the question is still open.??

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