eXmark loses power only when mower engaged

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by jayewo, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. jayewo

    jayewo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    My eXmark engine runs great, until I engage the mower, then the power drops dramatically. But, every so often something seems to release and I get full power while mowing. The mower has been maintained by my mechanic and this started happening after the spring tune-up and new belt. Any suggestions for him?
    Kawasaki 23.0
    S#ND10023, V#177183VA002, C#103 0287, made Dec 13 00
  2. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Messages: 2,419

    If they are an authorized Exmark dealer, they should really need any "suggestions" other than to fix whatever they did since it wasn't doing it before the tune up and belt. They probably have the belt routed incorrectly somehow.
  3. MowerMedic77

    MowerMedic77 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,164

    What style air filter does this unit have? You did not post the spec# on the engine.
  4. ThorVentures

    ThorVentures LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    probably needs new blade spindles as old as it is.

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