lesco hydro walk behind

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by lawn&orderinc, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. lawn&orderinc

    lawn&orderinc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    just picked up a lesco 48 hydro for 300 bucks, the left side does not pull. the question is how do i determine if its the pump or the wheel motor and do they make a pump rebuild kit? thank you guys for all the input i have gotten over the years!
  2. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,337

    Check the simple stuff first..
    Hydro belt tension..loosen and tighten hydro relief valve..
    Insert a magnet into the bottom of the hydro tank..check for metal..
    Make sure the pump lever is tight to the shaft..
    Stuff like that...
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  3. lawn&orderinc

    lawn&orderinc LawnSite Member
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  4. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    Check the springs. Jack it up and run it and pull down on the gear lever to see if it will go faster then.

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