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Riding Mower Drive Wheel stuck

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05-08-08, 07:48 AM   #1  
Riding Mower Drive Wheel stuck

I have a Sears Riding Mower and its got a flat, but I can't get the wheel off. I removed the C spring clamp, and the washer behind it, and have sprayed it for three days with WD40, but it still won't budge, and I'm afraid to pound on it with a hammer, any suggestions.

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05-08-08, 08:23 AM   #2  
Is it a rear tire?
It may have a square key holding tire to axle.
Call your local repair guy & see if he will advise you...........

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05-09-08, 01:25 AM   #3  
They can be hard to get off. I usually use an impact hammer, but you likely don't have that convenience. You might be time and sweat ahead by taking it by a shop and letting them use an impact hammer to drive it off the axle. I have had some stuck so badly that I had to cut them off.

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