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Troubleshooting


Using Troubleshooting Chart

If you are experiencing a problem that is not listed in this chart, see your authorized dealer for service.

When you have checked all the possible causes listed and you are still experiencing the problem, see your authorized dealer.

JX75

IF

CHECK

Engine Will Not Start

Fuel tank is empty.

Stale or dirty fuel.

Disconnected or dirty spark plug.

Throttle should be in the choke position if the engine is cold.

Engine Starts Hard Or Loses Power

Stale or dirty fuel.

Dirty air cleaner element.

Disconnected or dirty spark plug.

Throttle should be in the choke position if the engine is cold.

Engine Runs Rough

Disconnected or dirty spark plug.

Throttle lever not in fast position.

Dirty cooling fins.

Dirty air cleaner paper or foam element.

Engine Overheats

Dirty blower housing and cooling fins.

Engine Stalls

Cold engine.

Engine not at full throttle.

Cutting height too low.

Mowing too fast.

Engaging blade in heavy uncut grass.

Engine Vibrates Too Much

Loose blade bolt.

Blade dull or not balanced.

Mower Mows Unevenly

Mowing pattern not changed.

Wheel levers not adjusted in the same position.

Blade dull or not balanced.

Discharge Chute Plugs

Grass not dry.

Cutting height not raised high enough.

Dirty or full grass bag.

Mowing too fast.

Engine not in fast throttle position.

Mower Jerks Or Will Not Self-Propel

Traction belt broken.

Traction clutch not adjusted.

Dirty transmission.

Shift lever not in gear.

Mulched Grass Appearance Is Poor: Clumps, Excessive Clippings, Rough Cut, Etc.

Grass not dry.

Mowing too fast.

Engine not in full throttle position.

Blade dull or not balanced.

Cutting height set too low.

Bag Fill Indicator Not Working Properly

Too windy - wind will effect indicator.

Bag is dirty.