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06-30-08, 07:05 PM   #1  
murray riding mower problems

i have a problem with a murray riding mower 1992 year 40" cut 12.5hp when i try mowing the govenor arm kicks forward and causes the engine to bogg down badly it only does this when i enguage the blades and start mowing anyone have any ideas what the problem is?

 
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06-30-08, 07:47 PM   #2  
Have you checked to see if the blades are stuck (one or both of them)? Sounds like there may be something jammed, keeping a blade from turning.


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06-30-08, 08:11 PM   #3  
Another thing to check are the bearings in the towers & all the idlers along the belt drive system....Roger

 
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07-02-08, 02:19 PM   #4  
murray riding mower problems

thanks for the info, i will check the bearings on the deck the blades turn ok when i engage them neither one is stuck but i havn't checked to see how good the bearings are

 
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