'96 Murray self propelled mower
My brother just gave me the subject "thing." Someone gave it to him and he didn't need or want it. Never had a self propelled and if I can get it working it'll be another "wonderful thing" with all the rest in the barn. Looks like it was stored outside and used very little. Almost pushed it to the scrap heap. But decided to see if it was frozen, nope. Looked closer and ignoring the rust it's all there and seems to be functional. For grins and giggles put a little starting fluid in the carb (yeah, yeah, yeah) and it started and immediately died. primer bulb is very stiff. OK, I have a working ignition system. We'll see what the carb looks like.... :-(
Having never owned a self propelled, my question has to do with the drive assemblies on the rear wheels. When it's pushed, sounds like a rolling tin can with nails in it. Are these repairable or just replace? Also, are they normally noisy?
Murray, Model no. 22755X92B, Mft. Date 96031, Serial 9277001633H00093.
Briggs M 98982, T 0733 01, C 96011154
Thanks for your time,