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Old 10-22-2012, 07:54 PM
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Honda HRX 217 help

I have a Honda HRX 217 that locks up the rear wheels and will not roll backwards. Oh it goes forward just fine, but I have to drag the mower backwards, wheels locked, in order to change direction. Let me tell you that this gets old really quick.

I have had the machine to the dealer, and to another mechanic, paid both bills & I STILL have the problem. Neither mechanic has found the problem and they both said that they fixed it.

If I rock the mower front to back the wheels will lock up going backwards after a few moments of rocking it. Sometimes if I lift the rear wheels off of the ground and let them drop the wheels will free up, but not every time.

It's not the cable to the transmission that I can tell, I've adjusted that every possible way.

Has anyone else experienced this? Can anyone suggest a possible fix?
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:22 PM
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Did you try the search function? It's likely it applies you your problem.

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=388542
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:05 AM
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Many thanks Dutch. I hope that fixes it.

I've never been very lucky with the search feature here. I'm certainly glad that someone knows how to use it!

Thanks again!
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