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RickO
05-03-2007, 07:36 PM
I brought a new Hustler mini Z home yesterday and it leaked gas. Turned out they gave me the wrong mower anyways (long story) so they brought be another one. Also new - it leaked gas also. Seemed to both be leaking from the same place. Right hand-side tank, upper bolt, where it bolts to the mower.

What is up with that... Any of you Hustler owners had this problem... Dealers?

Restrorob
05-03-2007, 11:12 PM
They over tightened the screws from the factory and it cracked in that area, I replaced a few on Dixie Choppers for the same reason. They will warranty the new tank and install.

RickO
05-04-2007, 11:12 AM
... That was what I guessed - overtightening. The dealer is taking care of it. I hope he will come and replace the tank at my house. Seems easy enough. We will see. I did a search and saw that others had the same problem.

Thanks for the reply - good tagline.