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FYI, I got this fixed. after struggling yesterday...

FYI, I got this fixed. after struggling yesterday for an hour and a half, and working on it this morning, I finally got it.What worked for me, was taking the lock washer, and bending it back out...
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how to remove pulley nut from mower deck to replace spindle

Hello all, I have a Poulan Pro riding mower that needs new spindles. I replaced one with no problems. The blades are star patterns so I left the blade on, blocked it from turning, and the pulley nut...
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Posted By breakingorbit

Unfortunately I'm not the most mechanically...

Unfortunately I'm not the most mechanically inclined guy. A basic diy'er but I'd say this would be at of my realm of ability.
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Posted By breakingorbit

Need advice on my Poulan Pro

Hi gang, I have a Poulan Pro lawn tractor model PR1842STB that I bought off a buddy a couple years ago. I had to put it in the shop for some repairs because it wouldn't start. I posted on here last...
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Posted By breakingorbit

Poulan Pro won't start.

Hi all. Question for the experts...My lawn tractor won't start. I was mowing leaves yesterday and it quit. No sputtering or anything it just stopped. I thought maybe leaves at got caught under the...
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Posted By breakingorbit

clutch cable

Hi. I broke the spring on the clutch cable on my Poulan Pro 42" lawn tractor. Is there a way to rig it up until I can get a new one?
Thanks Orbit
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Posted By breakingorbit

Hi, I was given the clearance's by "cheese". It...

Hi, I was given the clearance's by "cheese". It was .005 on both valves. That what I set them at, but this is the first time I have tried to do this. If they are too tight what happens? Do I just...
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Posted By breakingorbit

Thanks! Glad I didn't screw something up.So I...

Thanks! Glad I didn't screw something up.So I guess maybe the valves need tightened again?I haven't check them with a gauge yet,as I wanted to check this issue first.Any other advice is appreciated....
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Posted By breakingorbit

Yardman lawn tractor valves

Hi I was on here the first of November and was told my valves needed adjusted.Following the links I adjusted as described and had my Yardman running. :) . I used it 3-4 times now it will not start...
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Posted By breakingorbit

Hi, just trying to get all my ducks in a row...

Hi, just trying to get all my ducks in a row before I start.Will I need a set of valve gaskets?Also I noticed I have a little oil in the carb before it gets to the valve-choke.OK or not?
Thanx.Orbit
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Posted By breakingorbit

thanx tech, I'll look'em up.

thanx tech, I'll look'em up.
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Posted By breakingorbit

Cheese,Thanx but I have no clue how to do...

Cheese,Thanx but I have no clue how to do this.I'm fairly handy and not afraid to give it a shot,but is there a book I can buy that will show me step by step instructions? Or are there other...
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Poulan pro lawn tractor won't start

Hi I have a Poulan Pro pr1842stb lawn tractor that won't start.I had the battery checked and fully charged and I also changed the spark plug. It still won't start. When I turn the key it makes 1-2...
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Posted By breakingorbit

DOH! stupid,stupid,stupid. :rolleyes: Its a good...

DOH! stupid,stupid,stupid. :rolleyes: Its a good thing I have you guys to help me out. After reading Cheese's post I realized I had unplugged the seat switch while charging the battery, so I could...
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Posted By breakingorbit

next step?

Hi gang, I'm lookin for some more advice. I followed the last couple of posts and now my mower is starting :D .BUT, as soon as I put it under load, in gear or engage the blades, it wants to die :mad:...
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Posted By breakingorbit

Hey Gang, thanks for the info I will be following...

Hey Gang, thanks for the info I will be following your advice and doing these over the course of the next week, I hope to be up and running soon. I will post back when I am done to follow up to see...
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Posted By breakingorbit

Thanks for the reply. So do I need to buy a new...

Thanks for the reply. So do I need to buy a new needle valve and seat. If I buy new ones do I still need to clean the carb?
The first problem was basicly the same engine would crank a couple times,...
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Posted By breakingorbit

yardman lawn tractor won't start

Hi I have a Yardman lawn tractor giving me fits. :wall: The model # is PR1842STB for the lawn tractor. Engine is a Briggs and Stratton. It says INTEK PLUS 18.0 H.P. OHV. There is a engine sticker on...
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Posted By breakingorbit

Hey thanks for the info. I don't know how to do...

Hey thanks for the info. I don't know how to do this myself, so I'll be contacting someone for the repairs.
Thanks Again
Orbit
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Posted By breakingorbit

Thanks for the reply. The model # is PR1842STB...

Thanks for the reply. The model # is PR1842STB for the lawn tractor. Engine is a Briggs and Stratton. It says INTEK PLUS 18.0 H.P. OHV. There is a engine sticker on the side that says: family...
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Posted By breakingorbit

Yardman wont start

Hi I have an 18 hp yardman lawn tractor that wont start. (I know its winter but I need to mow leaves before snow hits.) I have changed the spark plug, and battery with no luck.It barely cranks, 1-3...
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Posted By breakingorbit

spark plug threads messed up

I have a 97 mtd yard machine mower that I was cleaning up while changing the spark plug my ratchet did not turn "true" so it really screwed the threads up.Can I tap this out or am I just out of luck....
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