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Old 03-31-2010, 09:35 PM
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Walker full horn driving me nuts.

When I am mowing a bumpy lawn or roll over bumps my walker will chirp at each dip or bump. I am about tired of it and was wondering if there is a adjustment I can make. I am sure it is the full hopper alarm that is flapping up and down.

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Old 03-31-2010, 09:39 PM
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Check inside to see what it is handing up on! It sound loose to me or malfunctioning.
My oldest unit is 9 years old and still horning.???? If it driving you nuts, then unplug the thing inside the GHS box and gap it together. I haven't had this happen to us before.
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:44 PM
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It still works fine once it is full, it is when it is filling is when it malfunctions. It is a 2001 with 450 hrs. I will have to fiddle with it in the morning. It seems as if the spring is just to forgiving. I thought I remember hearing something about an adjustment somehow.
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Old 03-31-2010, 10:15 PM
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2001 with 450 hours on it???????????????????????????????????? Wow!!
Sorry for not being more informative. Just haven't had this problem. I need to look into the manual if they have a section on the sounding mechanisms.
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Old 03-31-2010, 10:24 PM
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Awww that is so cute, the machine's way of letting you know it's happy.
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Old 03-31-2010, 11:56 PM
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Awww that is so cute, the machine's way of letting you know it's happy.


I really think it is the opposite, because mine will do that when I hit a good bump-----------kind of like it is saying "Hey watch it pal"
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Old 04-01-2010, 04:29 AM
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i have an 07 and it does it too dealer said its supposed too nothing you can do about it just slow down
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:34 AM
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I believe I am going to try to lightly reinforce the spring some and see if I can't find a happy medium. Maybe zip tie a zip tie along (LOL) the arm. To give the spring just enough stiffness to resist alarming on bumps but allowing it to alarm when full.

I hate rigging stuff, but if it stops the chirp-chirp, then rigging will commence.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:52 AM
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One more thing on this machine. The GHS blower belt came loose from the pulley yesterday in some tall grass. The belt looks a little worn and I want to replace it. Their is no room in between the starter and the pulley for the blower for the belt to come out. I guess the starter has to come out. It has a 20HP Kohler. Any suggestions?
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Toro Recycler
Stihl MS250 18" chainsaw
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Stihl FS90 trimmer
JD pro stick edger
2 Solo backpacks
16' Stokes orchard ladder

http://www.newspring.cc/
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:07 AM
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I just wear my hearing protection, and it don't bug me too much.
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