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Wheel motor or hydro????

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by performance1985, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. performance1985

    performance1985 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I have a Exmark LZ26KC604 EFI 60" zero-turn mower - older 2002 model with low hours. It runs and mows great (800 hours), but when I go in reverse, it makes more noise than my other zero-turns. How do you know if the wheel motors are going out, or if is the hydro that is failing?

  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Perform a flow meter test on the pump.....
  3. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,329

    Change the hydro fluid and filter.
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  4. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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  5. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    And if above fails to solve problem, this...
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  6. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    But I'm guessing the OP has no hydro pump flow gauge or the specs of the pumps...
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  7. chem1

    chem1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    What did you find was the cause of your squealing when in reverse? I am experiencing the same symptoms with my Toro Z-Master.

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