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  1. Mechanic and Repair
    I recently bought a exmark metro with the Fs481v engine. I noticed the emissions filter is damaged, it goes in between the gas tank vent and the air intake. Is this something I need to replace or can I vent the gas tank directly in the intake?
  2. Mechanic and Repair
    I have a mid 90’s Exmark Metro 36” walk behind belt driven mower that recently started wanting to stall when I turn right only. Turning left (engaging left brake which lifts belt off drive axle) does not cause any changes with engine rpm or cause any problem. But when doing the exact same thing...
  3. Marketplace
    great running condition babied all its' life new belts and filters FB460V motor is tight no longer need a 36" deck location: Elkridge MD $1100 obo ** forgot grass catcher, 2 sets of gator blades and 2 sets of high lifts also included
  4. Mechanic and Repair
    Hey guys, I'm in need of some serious help. My main work horse mower is acting up and I can't for the life of me get a handle on it. It's a 48 inch EXMARK metro with a 15hp Kawasaki engine. Every time I try to cut thick grass (not super thick, just your average healthy lawn) the engine will lose...
  5. Mechanic and Repair
    i just bought an older exmark metro 48" walk behind with a 15hp Koehler command, the operator presence switch doesn't work! I've put a olhm meter on it and the switch functions properly but I'm not seeing any power at either of the two wires going to it, also there is a wire not connected to...
  6. Mechanic and Repair
    I have an Exmark Metro 36 that I am changing the blades on. When I went to loosen the blade bolt, it was completely seized inside the tube....strange I thought as I usually remove every few months to sharpen the blades and haven't seen this issue before. After cutting the end off the bolt to...
  7. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    So I have an Exmark Metro 48, which I use for ditches, hills, and really small yards. I have been thinking about maybe replacing with a Viking. I want to be able to use a sulky for larger yards, but wonder if it sacrifices control on hills. If anyone has any experience with both, please let me...
  8. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I'm looking to purchase a commercial mower for my hubby to use on our ~0.5 acre yard that has a decent hill in the back (no picture or measurement available). Online I've found a Exmark Metro 32" with a Kawasaki 12.5 HP motor for $750. The owner states its maybe 12-14 years old and was used...
  9. Mechanic and Repair
    So I have an Exmark metro 48 which keeps throwing the blade belt when I disengage the blades. I've changed the belt and readjusted the guides per specs in the manual. What could it be?
  10. Landscape Maintenance
    Hey, I'm still fairly new to the idea of a trac vac. I've looked around a lot and tried to research them but there isn't much info out there. Does anyone know if a trac vac would work well on a 36" Exmark Metro with a fixed deck? Any comments would be appreciated Thanks
  11. General Industry Discussions
    Hey guys, My parents recently just split up and when my dad moved out he left his mower since he doesnt need it at his new place, and my mom now has a lawn service so she doesnt need it anymore, and thus i come to you for help. I know close to nothing about mowers and have no idea how much this...
  12. Marketplace
    Ive got a 2003or2004 Exmark Metro hp 36'' with an 15hp kohler walk behind. It comes with a 2 sets of blades and a 2 wheeled sulky. trans is 2 years old. starts first pull. I use it on 2 yards to get through a gate. used for personal use for 5+-years and 2 years commercial est. bout 175-200hrs at...
  13. Mechanic and Repair
    Looking to buy a new mower. Personal use. 36" Deck Quotes: $2700 for the Scag SFW with 16hp BS Vanguard(not the Advantage fixed deck) $2900 for the Exmark Metro with 16hp KAI. Pistol Grip I want to use a sulky and may consider mulching as well. I saw the Scag was easy to adjust height, so...
  14. Marketplace
    Hey guys, I wtb a low hour exmark or toro walk behind. A metro or a viking would be fine (or comparable fixed deck), or if I could find a good deal on a turf tracer or toro with the split T-bar I'd be all about that. I am in Birmingham, AL. Thanks for any help!
  15. Lawn Mowing
    So I'm looking for a time saving solution that unskilled workers can easily operate (or at least workers i'm not comfortable putting on $5000+ machinery). Plus I have a ton of smaller properties that I really don't wanna take a 32 or 36 on, some clients won't allow it either..... SO, Is this...
  16. Marketplace
    I will have pics up tonight. Low hours 36 belt drive metro. Looks great, runs great. Starts on first or 2nd pull every time. Extra set of blades. Used at a church and then at my personal home. Never used commercially. 1600.00 firm. Portage/Kalamazoo MI
  17. Lawn Mowing
    I cut about 8 or 9 residential properties that are not that big in size. I currently have an exmark metro 36' fixed deck belt drive. This was my first season cutting and plan to go bigger next season and expand. I am trying to figure out what kind of walk behind to get next. Here is my...
  18. Marketplace
    I'm interested in buying a mulch kit for my 36" metro. I'd rather avoid paying retail at the local dealer. Hey maybe someone has one lying around. Never know. -Joe
  19. Lawn Mowing
    I'm upgrading to a 48" Hydro and am selling my 48" Exmark Metro. The Metro is a 2007 model with 103 hours on it. It is in excellent condition, looks brand new, run perfectly, belts in good condition, just changed the oil and filters. I don't have any pics yet, but this should give a good idea...
  20. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Homeowner - I'm looking at an ExMark Metro (Gear) 48" 15hp KAI with only 60 hours of homeowner use. The guy bought it April 2008 new for $3,300. Selling for $2,100 or best offer. What do you think?
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