wright 36 problem! wont cut! HELP!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by doneritelawncare, May 5, 2011.

  1. doneritelawncare

    doneritelawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    I have a wright 36 hydro walk behind ! bought it new about 7 years ago! last summer the mower started cutting bad. Like the grass is pused over instead of cut clean. Tall grass is worse having to go over the spot 2 to 3 times. I have changed to every kind of blade high lift ,mulching, factory, that didnt fix it. Next I REPLACED THE ARM BUSHINGS ON THE DECK TO THE WHEELS. Then the wheels and bairings. New belt! One new pulley. New spindle that was making a racket this spring on the discharge side ! Took it to bob lawerance power eq in asheville (a wright dealer ) told them to fix what ever it was ! They charged me 450.00 for 2 hydro hoses belt ,arm tensioner under the cover! No dice! I have took the cover off while We mow Dont see any problems ! When you cut it left the corner seems to miss a 3 inch wide strip. I have had it . Anyone got any ideas. Compression check had one cyl. at 70lbs and one at 60ish.
  2. robertsturf

    robertsturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,406

    Is it possible the deck is warped? How about the clutch?
  3. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Blade Belt tension?

    I'm sorry, I just don't know what else to think, other than maybe it's the wrong blade (too short).
  4. alexschultz1

    alexschultz1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,588

    PTo clutch would be a good guess, belt tension, wrong belt maybe? Order the belt from wright.
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