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Cub cadet zero turn z-force - while cutting the blades seize…

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Cub cadet zero turn z-force - while cutting the blades seize and the mower won’t move

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

Brand new z-force 54” inch deck

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

Steering wheel not the lap bars

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

The only thing I can see under the mower is a silver hanger that looks like it connects to something is hanging down - never looked before so it may have always been there

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