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PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE REMEDY
Unable to select gear Pressure washing has removed
lubrication of gear lever detent
Grease the detent ball and
Unable to pull engine over Machine has been tipped on
side for cleaning and engine
causing a hydraulic lock.
Remove spark plug and air
pull over engine to clean out oil.
Clean spark plug.
Machine suddenly leaps
forward whilst cultivating
the wrong way round.
Centre knife is worn out or
Check centre knife and replace
Centre knife lifted too high on
Lower centre knife.
No drive to wheels or
Check gearbox oil level. Top up if necessary with API
Engine smokes There may be petrol in the
engine oil due to fuel tap being
left on during transportation.
Change engine oil.
Contaminatedairlter. Replace element.
Pressure washing machines removes lubricating grease as well as dirt.
It is imperative all linkages, especially the wheel speed lever detent ball and PTO swivel joint,
DO NOT allow maximum engine speed to exceed 3600rpm.