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Old 10-03-2013, 06:24 PM
sage55 sage55 is offline
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Vent fitting leaking... after service replacement!

Just over a year ago I received a letter from Hustler telling me that my mower was in danger of catching fire due to a leaky vent which the place I purchased the Hustler Sport.

I mowed over this previous weekend and after I was finished and starting blowing all the grass and such off the mower before putting it up I noticed this:



The new vent fitting leaking.

Anyone know what size fitting this is so I can replace it myself and two does anyone know if there is a fitting that works better than others? Looking for more of a long term fix and not so much a year to year replacement.
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:05 PM
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Please forward me your serial number.This should not be happening.

Brian O
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Old 10-06-2013, 04:47 PM
sage55 sage55 is offline
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Brian,

Where would you like me to send the serial number to, it appears you have Private Messaging turned off. Just post here in the forums?


Thanks!
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Old 10-07-2013, 10:05 AM
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MMmm, I've been getting PM's? You can try hustlermidwest@aol.com. I only go there when I'm expecting something. I'll keep an eye out for your email.
I'll double check my settings.

Brian O
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Old 10-09-2013, 01:18 PM
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Brian,

I've sent you an email.
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Old 10-09-2013, 02:21 PM
hustlermidwest hustlermidwest is offline
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sage55,
Got your numbers and ran them in the system. Our records show that the re-work has not been done on your machine. It's surprising the number of dealers that do the work and don't claim warranty on it. If you believe you had the valve replaced I believe it was. Our warranty dept have had a couple ( less than 6) of valves that have popped out a second time, but never a 3rd. Maybe the casting on these few didn't hold.
Regardless,a dealer will repair your vent at no charge. If you call ahead he most likely will do it as you wait.

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