MTD: For a Growing World.

Diagnose & Troubleshoot

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

Common Symptoms:

Mower will not mulch grass (if equipped with Mulching Kit)

Possible Causes Corrective Actions

1Engine speed too low

Place throttle/choke control lever in FAST (rabbit) position

Wet grass

Do not mulch when grass is wet

Excessively high grass

Mow once at a high cutting height, then mow again at desired height or make a narrower cutting swath

Dull blade

Sharpen or replace blade. Use our Part Finder to find the blade that fits your model