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Old 05-13-2013, 06:32 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by B.E. Coyote View Post
Thanks, that was the problem. Got it free and adjusted as per instructions on the web.

The variator is either on or off right?

All the way back it slows down, forward it is faster. The clicks in the handle don't seem to back any difference. It is either on or off. Is that right?
No, it should have 3 or 4 levels or speeds. Full back should be slower, full forward fast, with steps in between.

I forget which notch you set it in to adjust it, but 3 back seems right.

Once you get it right you can change ground speed without changing gears. It's nice when mowing, when you go from thick heavy grass to lighter grass.
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