Toro 455-d cylinder problem

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Espacesverts, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. Espacesverts

    Espacesverts LawnSite Member
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    Hi,
    I just bougth a 2000 Toro 455-d with 2700 hres and in prety good shape and everything was working fine. Last week I removed the deck to work on it (cylinders). Yesterday, I tried to put the deck on the mower and the main cylinders on the mower (those who elevate or drop the cutting unit) were not working...is somebody knows why? They were working very good before I removed th cutting unit.

    Thank you,
    Very appreciate
     
  2. Espacesverts

    Espacesverts LawnSite Member
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    The service manual say that the counter balance pressure could be too high and its why the arms would not drop...what do you think?
     
  3. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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    That's a good chance since the weight of the deck/cutting unit is what lowers them, I don't know of them having downward pressure. Just put the lift control in the float position then push the arms down to re-attach the deck.
     
  4. Espacesverts

    Espacesverts LawnSite Member
    Posts: 172

    Thank you Restrorob I will try it.
     

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