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If that part of the shroud where the numbers is,...

If that part of the shroud where the numbers is, is rusty or worn try to lightly rub it with a paint pencel. I have lefted off the numbers like that many times.
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Here's my 2 cents worth. Hope it helps. I...

Here's my 2 cents worth. Hope it helps.


I use aftermarket parts all the time, Never had any trouble. But if the unit is still under warranty and mafg. finds aftermarket parts in the unit, they...
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Quote - the first pull of the cord was really...

Quote - the first pull of the cord was really hard [ unusual] and really jerked my arm, then the second pull it started normally but started to blow out a lot of white smoke out the muffler, the...
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The magneto is my thoughts too,as well as maybe a...

The magneto is my thoughts too,as well as maybe a shorted kill wire.
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Sounds like you've got one of three problems. ...

Sounds like you've got one of three problems.

1 -your battery hasn't got enough crankings amps to it
2 - valves out of adjustment
3 compression release isn't working(gone bad)

if 1 - Have the...
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Posted By repair_guy

Drive belt

Yes,the blade adapter does slide off the end of the crankshaft.(got a bolt holding it on),and then the belt gaurd comes off where you can get to the drive pulley & belt.
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Yes-The Lo is for low idel.Adjust down until the...

Yes-The Lo is for low idel.Adjust down until the chain stops.And adjust the Hi till it sounds like its going to fly then back the screw off 3/4 to 1 full turn the other way.

** Important ** unless...
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Don't let it get to ya roy overthehill,I got into...

Don't let it get to ya roy overthehill,I got into small engine repair B 4 impact wrenches come out.what I have learned is 'there's more than one way of getting a job done'.It might take a little...
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Posted By repair_guy

blade bolt

An impact wrench is a gr8 idea for a Stubborn blade bolt
but If the head of the bolt is stripped and all else fails take a hand held disk grinder and grind the flat and lock washers out from under...
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Posted By repair_guy

we really need the model # off your saw in order...

we really need the model # off your saw in order to look up and see what your seeing.But I think that I'll take a stab at it anyway,

By chance....does the pulley have a little screw and washer at...
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Posted By repair_guy

Goto http://www3.sears.com and type 917.27240...

Goto http://www3.sears.com and type 917.27240 into the model search box for a diagram of every thing on your tractor.


Good Luck and God Bless
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Posted By repair_guy

You'll have reply back with the model & serial...

You'll have reply back with the model & serial #'s off of the tractor frame.They'll be on a sticker under the seat or on the back near the trailer hitch hole.The engine model & serial isn't any good...
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There's more to changing an engine out than just...

There's more to changing an engine out than just wheather the mounting holes will match.If I read your post right,what your saying is;the crankshafts are of differant lenths.

if one sticks down...
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more than likely there's a idler puley not...

more than likely there's a idler puley not turning.Or there's a belt guide rubbing on the belt somewhere.Both of these will still let the blades turn and make the belt smoke as you describe.

God...
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Steve - Usually when the drive on these mowers...

Steve - Usually when the drive on these mowers is just slipping it is the drive gear that's made onto the inside of the wheel causing the problem.(the main drive on the axle is mattel but the gear...
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niceguy4u36, Loosen the fuel cap and crank up the...

niceguy4u36, Loosen the fuel cap and crank up the engine.If it runs like it should the fuel cap vent is clogged.And you'll have to get a new cap.
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Don't really know what you mean there...

Don't really know what you mean there Butch1957,But it is Obvious as to which end fits on the piston.Then the rod fits onto the crank in such a way as to where the ring gaps and pins are facing the...
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well Tom I havent worked on a Toro Personal Pace...

well Tom I havent worked on a Toro Personal Pace self propelled mowers in a long time.But unless they have changed a lot the transmission should have a braket on the back of it looking like a hook...
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No,check to see if the throttle is even working...

No,check to see if the throttle is even working when trigger is mashed.If not the throttle cable ib broken or slipped out of trigger.If not ether..................
If you had the fuel lines on the...
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Posted By repair_guy

The plastic drive gears behind the back wheels...

The plastic drive gears behind the back wheels are striped and are in need of replacing.
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Posted By repair_guy

There is no nipple on the bottom of the fuel...

There is no nipple on the bottom of the fuel tank.Just two holes.The fuel line comes with it's own fuel filter on it which pushes through one of the holes with the line on it to keep it from...
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you have to unbolt and remove the entire engine...

you have to unbolt and remove the entire engine to get to the bolts that holds the sump plate to the crankcase,and also stack pulley (the pulley directly under the engine mounted on the crankshaft)...
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GM gln103 :coffee: I have replaced the P.T.O....

GM gln103 :coffee:
I have replaced the P.T.O. oil seal on engines without taking the motor off of the mower.But since you have to take the mower deck off,Unless you'll be working on the mower deck...
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Posted By repair_guy

Good Morning WAlexan4 :coffee: Try...

Good Morning WAlexan4 :coffee:

Try cranking your weedeater with the gas cap lose.These caps has a vent hole in them to pressureize the fuel tank,If these tanks doesn't keep air in them,they wont...
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The "eletrical device" as you called it that is...

The "eletrical device" as you called it that is screwed into the bottom of the carb. is a fuel cut off valve.Gasoline dosen't flow through this valve.If you listen to it as you turn the ignition key...
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