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Craftsman transaxle problem


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03-10-11, 05:03 PM   #1  
Craftsman transaxle problem

I just changed the filters and fluids on a craftman riding lawn mower and on the 150073 transaxal. The problem I have is that it won't go forward nor reverse unless I push it. Also When I let go of the clutch/ brake, it will turn off. unless I push it. Once it has been pushed it will drive forward and reverse. WHy?please help

 
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03-11-11, 04:35 AM   #2  
Moved you to a fresh thread.


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03-29-11, 01:59 PM   #3  
did you take it apart in order to change oil?

did this start happening only after you changed the fluids?

 
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03-30-11, 07:42 PM   #4  
Does it make a groaning sound when it tries to move? If so, I'd have a look at the brake... it could be sticking. Sometimes the act of pushing a mower back and forth helps unstick a stuck brake.


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