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Front wheels sloppy on eXmark Metro 21"

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by K&L Landscaping, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. K&L Landscaping

    K&L Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 657

    I have a eXmark Metro 21" entering it's 6th season and the front wheels are getting "sloppy" or "wobbly". Do I just need to replace the wheels or is something else needed?

    Thanks fellas!
     
  2. dutch1

    dutch1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Jayhawk
    Messages: 2,248

    Unless you're mechanically challenged, tear it down and find the source of the problem. You could have various problems, the most damaging is a loose attachment where the pivot arm is attached to the cast aluminum deck--a loose pivot arm bolt will eat up the deck hole in a hurry if left unattended. Following is a link to what should be a typical Metro 21--if not, you should be able to go to Exmarks website and find the proper one.

    http://www.longislandpowerequipment...sing_Assembly_Model_M217B/1141120005/41200015
     

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