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Walker RH Hydro Not working

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by iwanttractors, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. iwanttractors

    iwanttractors LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I have a walker and greased everything up and everything worked fine. But now the right hand hydro doesnt want to work. Maybe a bad pump but am wondering if there is anything else I could look at first.
  2. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    Walker hydros don't just quit working, they start slipping first. Check your hydro dump lever, belt tennisoner, jack shaft tennisoner spring. You must have hit something when greasing the unit to have it stop working.
  3. mcambrose

    mcambrose LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 518

    I recently had a similar thing happen and the key between the wheel hub and the hydro sheared. The hydro was turning the shaft, but it was spinning inside the wheel hub. This is not likely the problem, but it could be. This is not very common according to my mechanic.
  4. Lawdog302

    Lawdog302 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    Check the spring and the belt. The first sign of one of these failing is the right hydro as the belt only contacts 1/2 of the pulley vs. almost all of the left pulley.

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