MTD: For a Growing World.

Diagnose & Troubleshoot

Select one of the symptoms below to find possible causes and common solutions

Common Symptoms:

Hydraulic: Cylinder Rod Will Not Move

Possible Causes Corrective Actions

1Broken drive shaft

See authorized service dealer

Shipping plugs left in hydraulic hoses

Disconnect hydraulic hoses, remove shipping plugs, re-connect hoses

Set screws in coupling not adjusted properly

See operator’s manual for correct adjustment

Loose shaft coupling

Correct engine/pump alignment

Gear sections damaged

See authorized service dealer

Damaged relief valve

See authorized service dealer

Hydraulic lines blocked

Flush and clean hydraulic system

Incorrect oil level

Check oil level

Damaged directional valve

See authorized service dealer

Blocked directional valve

Flush and clean hydraulic system