mower won't move

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Old 08-30-06, 05:40 PM
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mower won't move

I have a poulan / weedeater riding mower with a hydrogear transmission. Top pulley turns by belt, but mower does not move in F-N-R. Linkeage appears to be intact. Small lever with broken spring under pulley, to the left, is only obvious problem. But I can not see where the spring had attached. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you,
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Old 08-30-06, 07:05 PM
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It would probaly help the pros on this site if you included the model # of you're mower. I've worked on several Poulans, but some are different from others!!
 
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Old 08-31-06, 05:29 PM
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My model # is 733-864,the serial # is HD145H42J. Poulan/weedeater. It is 1998 model.Thank you,ffej.
 
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Old 09-01-06, 12:43 AM
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There should be 3 levers. One is the brake, one is the F/N/D lever, and one is the relief valve. If the relief valve is engaged, the pump will not drive the axles. This may be the lever you're describing with the broken spring?
 
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Old 09-03-06, 05:34 PM
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Thanks Cheese,the transmission had a tag with bar codes and numbers.It was made by Hydro-gear in Sullivan Il. I called them with the bar code numbers talked to Dan,who told me that lever in question was indeed a relief valve,which when ingaged would allow me to push the mower. Thanks again,ffej
 
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