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Honda HRX217HXA Lawn Mower


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04-18-11, 10:32 AM   #1  
Honda HRX217HXA Lawn Mower

Model - Honda HRX217HXA Lawn Mower

I just changed the oil and a new air filter and some gas. The engine started on the second pull, some small white smoke, then it turned on with no problem. Now whether I am cutting grass or just moving the mower with full throttle speed its tends to move very slow, any ideas? It cuts great, just moves at a turtles pace, very very slow. Oh yeah, I also changed out the sparkplug last year.
Thanks for any and all help in advance.
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04-18-11, 08:48 PM   #2  
Check the drive belt, make sure it is tightening and intact, etc...


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04-19-11, 02:35 PM   #3  
If the belt drive were loose would that not affect the torque? if I pull back on the machine it pulls me.
Just very very slow. Is there a picture i could reference in order to tighten the belt drive?
Also would it hurt to add Stabil or Sea Foam? Thank you for all your help.

 
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04-19-11, 08:15 PM   #4  
Correct, so then I'd say the speed shift lever is either in the slow range or the cable may not be operating properly.


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