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Old 09-03-2003, 03:56 PM
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Toro slowing down........

Toro 255 52" Z-Master seems to be slowing down.

Hydro fluid level is good.

No leaks.

Only 115 hours on machine.

Am I just imagining this?

Any ideas?
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Old 09-03-2003, 04:02 PM
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Is this on grass? Is this with the blades on or off.
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Old 09-03-2003, 04:42 PM
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I am not familiar with your mower, but the 1st thing I would check is what your engine is at when at full rpm (it should be around 3500, maybe a little more).

I would also inspect anything that has to do with getting your engine to rev fully.

Next I would look at adjustments you can make in using your sticks to turn, go forward and back, tracking, etc..

Just some thoughts Envy...hope you find the problem.
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Old 09-04-2003, 12:02 AM
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Scott, its probably that the belt that runs to the hydro pumps from the engine has stretched. It happens on my wbs so i assume it could happen on your z
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Old 09-04-2003, 09:46 AM
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Re: Toro slowing down........

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Originally posted by Green Pastures
Toro 255 52" Z-Master seems to be slowing down.

Hydro fluid level is good.

No leaks.

Only 115 hours on machine.

Am I just imagining this?

Any ideas?
has the hydro filter ever been changed? should have been changed out at 25 hours the first time. I disagree with the belt stretching - todays belts have woven kevlar in them it's alomost impossible for them to stretch
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Old 09-06-2003, 01:09 PM
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i agree with redbull. if both pumps are slowing but your engine rpm is still at 3600, there almost undoubtedly has to be a restriction in the filter.
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Old 09-30-2003, 06:13 PM
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1st things 1st.

Is the engine speed slowing down or the ground speed?

If the engine revs fine then I agree that it may be the belts.

My Walk behind too has that happen from time to time (simple adjustment thouth).
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