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honda model hrt216sdr mower wheels not pulling

Posted by comeonin37 mo (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 23, 09 at 12:20

I have a honda mower model HRT216SDA.

I replaced the transmission and clutch arm because the clutch arm was worn as well as the tip that extends up from the transmission where the clutch arm attached. I also installed a new belt.

The problems is when I pull the drive control cable the wheels will turn but it has no pulling power. I can see the cable move and when I lift the real wheels off the ground the wheels turn, but as soon as I put the wheels back on the ground the mower will not move.

Before reinstalling I checked the gears in the wheels as well as the pinion gears and could see no wear.

Any help would appreciated


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RE: honda model hrt216sdr mower wheels not pulling

Are the clutch gears perchance on backwards? If you position the "notch" (one of three) at the top of the gear from a side view, the flat goes to the back.


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RE: honda model hrt216sdr mower wheels not pulling

I had same problem, new trany in, new cable seem to move about 1/4 of an inch but mower still not have enough force to move on the grass.


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