Older Bobcat issue

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by tbambersvc, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. tbambersvc

    tbambersvc LawnSite Member
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    I just got an older Bobcat mower, model M36 11B, and just got it running but the speed controller doesn't work. It moves and cuts perfectly but I have to walk at a pretty brisk pace to keep up with the machine. I know I'm being vague with my post but maybe someone else has had experience and would be able to point myself and my mechanic in the right direction. Thank you!
     
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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    Sounds like you need to remove the variable speed pulley assembly (big pulley with spring in it), Take it apart and give it a good cleaning and a little lubrication.
     
  3. tbambersvc

    tbambersvc LawnSite Member
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    Thank you for the help. You wouldn't happen to know if there is an online manual for the mower would you?
     
  4. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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  5. tbambersvc

    tbambersvc LawnSite Member
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    Cool man thanks for your help. And bad-ass truck BTW!!
     
  6. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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    Ha ! Thanks.....But not yet, I've got another bed and will be tuck'n 29 x 18R15 Mickey steam rollers inside the fenders.....

    Then it may be bad-ass ! [​IMG]
     

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