honda hrr216vka lawn mower

mrmac22448October 21, 2013

First time here - I searched for a fix but didn't find what I was looking for.

I have the honda hrr216vka lawn mower - in fact,I have two of them. One has a bent shaft which seems prohibitively expensive to fix. The second one isn't so self-propelled anymore.

Any suggestions as to how to troubleshoot the self-propelled function - adjustment to the cable, greasing, anything reasonably easy?

Thank you for your help,
mrmac22448

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mrmac22448

OK - if there is anyone here who lacks as much common sense as I do, here is the fix. The pulley was loose and just needed for the cable's turnbuckle to be adjusted (made longer).

    Bookmark   October 21, 2013 at 4:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bsmith717(6)

Yep, Honda as well as pretty much all other mowers need their cables adjusted/tightened seasonally. There's a couple nuts on threaded sections near the clutch bail. Try to snug them up and see what happens. If that's already tightened or just doesn't help a new cable may be in order. That should do it as I doubt the clutch is toast as it's a pretty new mower, unless your doing commercial cutting or smokey but outs all the live long day!

Good luck.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2013 at 10:02PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Honda HRX217
Had it for 10 years and is the best mower I ever had....
bob3d
Snapper commercial refurb
This is the 1986 snapper 21500PC that I found in the...
snapperfreak
Mclane 20" mower at Sears... why so inexpensive?
Hey everyone, I want to get yall's input on a mower...
bobbarker14
Tru-cut Reel Clutch Adjustment
I've owned this guy since new (1979). Beyond normal...
runner70
Craftsman Lawn Mower Model#917258860 won't turn left
I just bought a Craftsman Lawn Mower with a 46"...
russph3
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™