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John Deere Z-Trak Kanzaki Pump

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JimQ, Jul 17, 2007.

  1. deerex

    deerex LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    fertguy31, Who is your dealer there in columbus?
  2. fertguy31

    fertguy31 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    Green Thumb
  3. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

  4. fertguy31

    fertguy31 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

  5. deereman

    deereman LawnSite Senior Member
    from USA
    Messages: 518

    I love it when somebody hits the nail right on the head!
  6. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    Yeah, I would say openly offering the name of your dealer when asked was a checkmate move.

    These guys insist you are lying.
    But why would you do that openly if you were?

  7. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,386

    Envy Not,

    Obviously, you have nothing of value to add to this thread. So why are you even posting this crap?
  8. Pumper

    Pumper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116


    Did you buy all the mowers at the same time? Could they all have come out of the same batch of pumps? If there was a quality problem, it tends to show up in batches or shipments from the factory. The guy on the assembly line could have been rushed and forgot to Lock-tite in a bolt or check valve or something like that. It is unlikely but definitely not unheard of before.
  9. Grass Cake

    Grass Cake LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone C
    Messages: 303

    But if i bought 6 new mowers from any dealer/brand and
    all 6 had the same problem. I wouldn't be taking loaners from them,i'd be hauling them all back to their front door and shopping elsewhere.
    TonyR made a big fuss over his (1)997 and finally got a side discharge deck he could work with.

    Imagine 6 duds all to the same guy!

    Why aren't the forums littered with bad Kanzaki pump post Envy? Your a senior member here and i respect your knowledge, but even you, (a non-believer in JD ) have to be skeptical about this topic.

    I'm not calling the guy a liar....but something ain't right!
  10. Thadwald

    Thadwald LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I'm not sure how this forum works, and I apologize for bumping up an old thread.
    I recently purchased a used Deere Z997 that needed a new pump. I have now taken the unit apart and found that all it needs is a new input shaft and a few bearings on th Kanzaki pump. You mentioned that repair parts are available for it. Could you please let me know where I can find these?

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