If you constantly use residential power equipment such as riding mowers and tractors, then it's likely that you've occasionally encountered a transaxle malfunction. It's estimated that as many as 14 percent of the top-rated mowers break down within their first four years of service. Typically, the issues that prevent your equipment from running can be resolved with careful troubleshooting.
It's important to adhere to the following steps in order to rule out any misdiagnosed malfunction:
If the above checklist doesn't alleviate your problem, then it's likely that your transaxle has parts that have stopped working. The following list presents common Hydro-Gear parts that often cause problems:
With the tips above, malfunctioning residential equipment should no longer give you a headache. If you find that you're still unsure about mechanical parts or confused about where to start, simply use the search bar above to pinpoint the exact part you may need to repair or replace on your equipment. At Sears PartsDirect, we sell genuine replacement parts that are guaranteed to fit your Hydro-Gear equipment.