1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Not to worry. Check out the archived thread of the Q&A with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns, and the LawnSite community on the Franchising Forum.

    Dismiss Notice

Dead spot in zeroturn steering

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by DaveVB, Jun 2, 2009.

  1. DaveVB

    DaveVB LawnSite Member
    Posts: 95

    One of the hydro pumps on my 62" Toro is definitely slower than the other and it has a dead area on both sides of neutral making it very annoying to operate. What is going on? Hydro going out? other suggestions?
     
  2. chesterlawn

    chesterlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 703

    I had a problem with my hydros, it might have been the same as yours. What I found was the levers that bolt on the hydro pump shaft were loose on both pumps. I use to have alot of play in the control arms but after I tightened them they work like new.
     
  3. mowerknower

    mowerknower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 766

    What chesterlawn said is dead on. Very common on Toro Zs, its wierd, I see it way more on Toros that Exmark.
     

Share This Page