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machsixer
05-30-2007, 08:36 PM
Hello board,
My Husqvarna seems to jerk or "jump" when first accelerating from a dead stop. After underway it motors around just fine. It has 241 hrs on it. I don't recall it doing this when I first got it.

Any ideas?

Restrorob
05-30-2007, 09:51 PM
Check the hydro belt condition/tension, You may take a look at the steering dampeners also. Make sure the dump (free wheel) valves are closed fully too.

sildoc
05-30-2007, 10:37 PM
Have you changed the hydro oil and filter since you first got it? My first bet.

Restrorob
05-30-2007, 11:14 PM
Thats a good point sildoc, After some checking it does state change at 250 hrs.

greenscapes,inc.
05-30-2007, 11:35 PM
My bet would be the steering damepeners. Mine went bad on both my machines.