Buying used. What to expect?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sssteve, Sep 11, 2000.

  1. sssteve

    sssteve LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    With Hydro ZTR's how long can they go without major repairs?

    What do you find to be common failures and costs after a certain amount of hours(belts, spindles, hydro pump/motor...)?

  2. chrisbolte

    chrisbolte LawnSite Member
    Messages: 135

    It all depends on the mower. Different brands of mowers tend to have different problems. Also some brands are tougher to fix and may have more expensive parts than other brands.

    BUSHMASTER LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 519

    Right all machines have their Quarks,,keep it greased,keep the hydro filter and fuild changed .and it never hurts to change it early.keep maintence on it and what ever the quarks are they ought to be kepped to a min.that gose for the engine also.
  4. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,446

    1500-2000 hours before SLEP.

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