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Husqvarna iZ5223 jerks at take off

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by machsixer, May 30, 2007.

  1. machsixer

    machsixer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    Hello board,
    My Husqvarna seems to jerk or "jump" when first accelerating from a dead stop. After underway it motors around just fine. It has 241 hrs on it. I don't recall it doing this when I first got it.

    Any ideas?
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Check the hydro belt condition/tension, You may take a look at the steering dampeners also. Make sure the dump (free wheel) valves are closed fully too.
  3. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    Have you changed the hydro oil and filter since you first got it? My first bet.
  4. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Thats a good point sildoc, After some checking it does state change at 250 hrs.
  5. greenscapes inc.

    greenscapes inc. LawnSite Member
    from Utah
    Messages: 137

    My bet would be the steering damepeners. Mine went bad on both my machines.

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