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Old 08-20-2012, 09:36 PM
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mower wont move

unhooked the hydro lines (now empty since the pump seal blew due to pressure), and the wheel wont even turn. if i try hard enough itl hit some kind of "hard spot" as it locks up. i can then turn it backwards part of a turn till it locks again.

putll the mower forward, left spins. right does not.

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ty for help
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Old 08-21-2012, 07:13 AM
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Sounds like the wheelmotor siezed...deadheading the pump..and the seal blew when the pump had to relieve the excessive pressures..
Time for a new wheelmotor...might be able to replace the pump seals..
Disassemble the pump and inspect for damage...
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:25 AM
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Sounds like the wheelmotor siezed...deadheading the pump..and the seal blew when the pump had to relieve the excessive pressures..
Time for a new wheelmotor...might be able to replace the pump seals..
Disassemble the pump and inspect for damage...
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that's whatvi was thinking. can the wheel motor be rebuilt?

I know the pump needs to be rebuilt. what do I look for to know what is damaged when I take it slower?
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:42 AM
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Internal parts in wheelmotors are bad expensive...usually cost prohibitive to repair if you need anything more than a seal kit..
If you have a tight spot while turning the wheelmotor something is probably broken..if you take it apart the problem will be obvious...
Any damage inside the pump will also be obvious..worn and broken parts don't hide very well inside the pump...
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Old 08-21-2012, 09:09 AM
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if it can be rebuilt (assuming i can find parts). what do i need to look for as far as if its "eligible" to be rebuilt? other than the housing being scored.
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Old 08-21-2012, 09:19 AM
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Obvious stuff....broken bearings..little pieces of metal that used to be big pieces..silvery oil...TacoBell wrappers...
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Old 08-21-2012, 05:17 PM
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Obvious stuff....broken bearings..little pieces of metal that used to be big pieces..silvery oil...TacoBell wrappers...
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Thats Grest ."Taco Bell wrappers?
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Old 08-21-2012, 07:29 PM
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Thats Grest ."Taco Bell wrappers?
better than having kittens in your engine. iv known that to happen twice
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Old 08-21-2012, 07:29 PM
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Thats Grest ."Taco Bell wrappers?
That would be obvious...wouldn't it...
I must be the only one that's ever found fast food condiments in the hydros...
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