MTD: For a Growing World.

Diagnose & Troubleshoot Lawn Tractors

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

Common Symptoms:

Excess Vibration

Possible Causes Corrective Actions

1Bent or damaged blade, pulley, or spindle

Replace blade, pulley, or spindle.

Belt is damaged

Replace belt.

Engine mounting bolt loose or missing

Tighten mounting bolt or replace bolt.

Engine is running at low RPMs

Make sure engine is at full throttle.

Cutting deck is not adjusted properly

Adjust deck.

Dirt and debris built up under deck

Clean under deck after each use.