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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by AndrewE, Oct 10, 2003.

  1. AndrewE

    AndrewE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 52

    My tractors really messed up. I'm out of bussiness till it's fixed. When i turn it off its shakes vilently and makes a clucking sound as the rpms are way down right before it turns off.
     
  2. locutus

    locutus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Posts: 1,266

    Dont turn it off.
     
  3. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,622

    Does it do this AFTER you turn it off???
     
  4. WeatherMan

    WeatherMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 692

    Does it make the noise while the engine is hot?
     
  5. AndrewE

    AndrewE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 52

    It does this when it is cold and hot. Also it does this right before it turns off. I turn the key to off and you guys know it takes a sec for it to be off. Its in that sec.
     
  6. barnard

    barnard LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 618

    Watch the engine the next time you turn it off. If you see any movement check motor mount bolts . make sure none are missing or loose. (better yet check even if you don't see movement. Loose bolts can cause the noise you describe. The longer they are run loose ,the more they wallow out the holes in the frame and the worse the noise gets.
     
  7. troblandscape

    troblandscape Guest
    Posts: 0

    Don't worry kid you, will figure out something:D
     
  8. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    check the engine shaft, sounds like it could be bent
     

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