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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-06-2019, 03:03 PM Thread Starter
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craftsman self propel problems

I have an older Craftsman 22" self propelled push mower that no longer propels it self. If I engage it the front tires lock up and nothing happens. Any ideas what might be keeping it from moving

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I would suggest taking the wheels apart and seeing if one of the nylon gears has broke and is getting stuck. My2cents - I don't understand why they use plastic/nylon for something that should be metal, just sayin'
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as mentioned its most likely the gear has broken and jammed it

another thing is check the drive belt isnt jumped off the crank pulley and wedged
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