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Mower deck - Cutting too low Lawn Mower Forum

May 25, 2019  Just got a 2019 craftsman T 240 (MTD built) less than 15 min bent blade (mulching kit on) Deck dropped down going over root Got another craftsman T 240 (Lowes exchange) Deck height about 2 in grass cut with deck set all the way up at 4 cut sub terranian (dirt) at setting 1 Any fixes out...

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Riding Mower Deck Adjustment My Lawnmower Forum

Jun 11, 2020  Hello All, I have a 2013 Craftsman LT 1500 riding mower that needs a deck adjustment. It's cutting the grass too low even in the highest setting. Would anyone have any pictures or video on how to do that on this particular model? I'm a newbie to this. Thanks!

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Craftsman rider - deck is too low - DoItYourself ...

Oct 11, 2016  Craftsman rider - deck is too low. This is a Craftsman Rider made by MTD. Model 247-203700. It appears to be a rebranded Troybilt Pony / Model 700. The deck is way too low. Cutting grass at #3 deck height just scalps the lawn. I adjusted the front to raise it however stll too low. I moved the deck attachment to higher holes on the attachment ...

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Just got a new YTH22V46. Mower runs great however ...

Jul 06, 2013  I have a YTH22V42 lawn tractor. The mower deck sits way too low. When setting the cutting height on six the actual height of the cut is only about 2 1/2 inches. I have a lot of scalpng at the six setting onslightly uneven terraine and the sun raises cane with the health of the grass. When I try to set the cut level to one, the deck sits hard on ...

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The entire mower deck is way too low, even at the highest ...

Jun 12, 2009  On page 24 of the owner's manual are the instructions for leveling the mowing deck. You can use the adjustments here to raise or lower the deck. If the mower is cutting level now, turn the left lift link and front link nuts the same distance as you turn the right ones. Count the turns as you adjust them and be sure to get them the same.

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Craftsman YT3000 deck too low, at ... - Lawn Mower Forum

Craftsman YT3000 deck too low, at highest setting I purchased a used Craftsman YT3000, this specific item is: 917-288516 . Its about 8 yrs old or so. At the highest setting, the mower mows about 3.5", but I want to shoot for 4". Reading online, others have this problem. Tires say 15" front, 20" back, but measured diameters are closer to 13.5 ...

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MTD Deck too low - SSB Tractor

Ken. My MTD deck on my Craftsman LT200 cuts too low in the highest position and actually hits the ground in the lowest position. It's a 2010. Sears came to my house and said that this is a known issue. After examining the manual, my conclusion is that the mower deck is put together correctly but it is engineered incorrectly.

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Harmony 215 cuts too short. My Lawnmower Forum

Oct 24, 2012  6,114 Posts. #6 Oct 16, 2012. If the blade is below the deck, then they've either been put on incorrectly, or they are not the right blades. You can easily find exploded parts diagrams and part numbers from these two suppliers of Honda parts. All Years HRM215 SXA LAWN MOWER, USA Honda Lawnmower Parts.

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My Craftsman riding lawnmower 43" 15 hp Deck cuts too low ...

Aug 06, 2012  The riding mower cutting the grass too low can be concerning. I found some basic information for you that I am hoping will help you until your expert answers your question. I am adding the link below to help you with your question while you wait for your expert response. To better help your expert, I would like to suggest adding your model number.

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How Do You Increase The Cutting Height On A Riding Lawn Mower

Mower deck Cutting too low Lawn Mower Forum. 1 hours ago Lawnmowerforum Show details . Once you have achieved the correct cut height and the deck is level side to side, be sure to level front to back, with the back tip of the blades being 1/8-1/4" higher in the back than in the front.

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Mower won’t cut low enough DIY Home Improvement Forum

Sep 12, 2020  1. If the blade is mounted too low (as opposed to lowering the entire mower) then pebbles or other hard objects can be caught and flung out from under the mower, possibly hitting someone or a window as opposed to catching on the lower edge of the mower body (deck) and/or flung into the ground.. 2. Modifying the mounting could introduce ...

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Trying again...mower deck adjustment problems. Tractor Forum

Nov 01, 2017  The 48" mower deck on my 2002 Craftsman gt3000 is at its maximum adjusted height and is still too low to cut the grass. Continually scalps the lawn. I've noticed most of the answers to this problem when posted by others (all the way back to 2008!) refer the poster to the manual and explain how to level the deck.

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Craftsman YT3000 deck too low, at ... - Lawn Mower Forum

Craftsman YT3000 deck too low, at highest setting I purchased a used Craftsman YT3000, this specific item is: 917-288516 . Its about 8 yrs old or so. At the highest setting, the mower mows about 3.5", but I want to shoot for 4". Reading online, others have this problem. Tires say 15" front, 20" back, but measured diameters are closer to 13.5 ...

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deck problem My Lawnmower Forum

Oct 02, 2018  just be aware, some mowers have very low sitting decks by design, it may be just how it was intended to be most newer mowers will cut grass 2" high on the highest settings just so you know i had a guy trying to cut his grass wanting it 3" high and he refused to believe me when i told him most mowers dont have settings to cut that high

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RER deck adjustment My Lawnmower Forum

Oct 17, 2016  I have the hi-vac 25 RER and when I set the deck to level 3 its scalping the ground cutting the grass like 1" above the dirt and when I drive over something sticking up off the ground somewhere between 3/4" to 1" high out of the dirt I hear and feel the front of the deck hit it and bounce over it. on my other front engine mowers in the past (toro, mtd), level 3 was usually cutting the grass ...

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Sears / Craftsman YS4500 low cut height - Tractor Forum

Sep 03, 2013  Now, my 2006 Sears/Craftsman YS4500, 20HP 42” deck mower can mow at very high heights, and I can go over roots and objects that protrude from the yard with ease. Before doing these mods, I would never dream of cutting at any setting other than the highest setting / #6. But now, I cut on #4 or #5 because my deck is so much higher off the ground.

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Just got a new YTH22V46. Mower runs great however ...

Jul 06, 2013  I have a YTH22V42 lawn tractor. The mower deck sits way too low. When setting the cutting height on six the actual height of the cut is only about 2 1/2 inches. I have a lot of scalpng at the six setting onslightly uneven terraine and the sun raises cane with the health of the grass. When I try to set the cut level to one, the deck sits hard on ...

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Craftsman mower 917.255520 low deck problem - DoItYourself ...

Jun 18, 2013  Craftsman mower 917.255520 low deck problem Is there any way to raise the deck on this tractor. I have done all the adjustments ,but I'm still only to get the front of the deck up to 2" and cutting the grass too short.

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What is the highest height I can adjust my cutting deck up ...

Jul 03, 2008  Get shopping advice from experts, friends and the community! I have a Craftsman riding mower model number 917254631 which I got from a relative. To me it seems like it cuts too low. My regular push mower is set at about 3 or 3 and half inches from the ground to the blade. The riding mower has a lever to lift the deck up but it is a set height.

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I have a YTH26V54 mower and the deck cutting... . Riding ...

Jul 27, 2014  Question: I have a YTH26V54 mower and the deck cutting height has always been to low even on the highest setting. Looking on page 23 in the owners manual will the front-to -back adjustment raise the overall height? It needs to go up at least another 3 inches for the summer heat here in the south. Be the first to rate this.

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Craftsman Riding Mower Deck Too Low Get All The Tricks ...

Every season the weather changes to provoke the growth of the grass differently. This is the way you must know how to level riding the mower deck. Too low mower deck cut the grass very short. It becomes very unpleasant when the blades go into the soil and chopping up your favorite yard due to a too-low mower deck.

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How to Fix a Mower Deck that Scalps DoItYourself

Feb 06, 2010  Step 2 – Raise Mower Deck Cutting Height. Your mower deck might be set too low if it is scalping the lawn. If you remove the pin from the bracket on the frame of your lawnmower, this will allow you to move the deck up or down. It is designed to occur with very little effort on your part.

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How Do You Increase The Cutting Height On A Riding Lawn Mower

Mower deck Cutting too low Lawn Mower Forum. 1 hours ago Lawnmowerforum Show details . Once you have achieved the correct cut height and the deck is level side to side, be sure to level front to back, with the back tip of the blades being 1/8-1/4" higher in the back than in the front.

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9 Common Husqvarna Lawn Mower Problems Solutions ...

Husqvarna Mower Problem 8: Mower Has a Bad or Uneven Cut. An uneven cut with your Husqvarna mower isn’t always a problem in the mower deck. It can be something as simple as a low tire that can make you’re your mower not sit level. Always check the tire pressure first and then move on to looking at your mower deck.

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Troy-Bilt cutting deck too low - Houzz

My mower is the same exact model, it also mows very very low on the highest setting, been that way since bought it new. Now it is going thru mower belts very very quickly, it does have at least 1 of the pulleys that is bent alittle bit. Can I remove the pulley and turn it over, OR do I need to replace the pulley.

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Mower won’t cut low enough DIY Home Improvement Forum

Sep 12, 2020  1. If the blade is mounted too low (as opposed to lowering the entire mower) then pebbles or other hard objects can be caught and flung out from under the mower, possibly hitting someone or a window as opposed to catching on the lower edge of the mower body (deck) and/or flung into the ground.. 2. Modifying the mounting could introduce ...

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highest mowing position still too low - Tractor Forum

highest mowing position still too low. daniel2229. Join Date: May 2011. Posts: 7 Bellbrook, OH. 2011-05-28 178661. Just bought a Cub Cadet LXT 1040 because of a recent health condition. The problem I am having is the highest position of the deck cuts the grass way to low

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MTD Deck too low - SSB Tractor

Ken. My MTD deck on my Craftsman LT200 cuts too low in the highest position and actually hits the ground in the lowest position. It's a 2010. Sears came to my house and said that this is a known issue. After examining the manual, my conclusion is that the mower deck is put together correctly but it is engineered incorrectly.

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Snapper deck cutting too low - Houzz

I have an older Snapper rear engine rider. Model is 281013BE. I have the cutting height set at the highest setting, but it still cuts much too low. It leaves the grass about 1 inch high. I have adjusted the rear lift bracket with the spacers but it still cuts too high. I'm destroying my lawn. Any id...

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Craftsman mower 917.255520 low deck problem - DoItYourself ...

Jun 18, 2013  Craftsman mower 917.255520 low deck problem Is there any way to raise the deck on this tractor. I have done all the adjustments ,but I'm still only to get the front of the deck up to 2" and cutting the grass too short.

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RER deck adjustment My Lawnmower Forum

Oct 17, 2016  I have the hi-vac 25 RER and when I set the deck to level 3 its scalping the ground cutting the grass like 1" above the dirt and when I drive over something sticking up off the ground somewhere between 3/4" to 1" high out of the dirt I hear and feel the front of the deck hit it and bounce over it. on my other front engine mowers in the past (toro, mtd), level 3 was usually cutting the grass ...

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917.28856 42" mower deck mows way too low Shop Your Way ...

Jul 07, 2013  Get shopping advice from experts, friends and the community! Just bought this lawn tractor.... everything pretty good but the mower deck should go from abou1 inch to 4 inches..... The maximum height is only 3 and that is on setting 6. Setting 1, 2 or 3 the deck pushes dirt. Only adjustment it looks like is on the left side...but that only sets the blade level.... the link on the right side is ...

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What is the highest height I can adjust my cutting deck up ...

Jul 03, 2008  Get shopping advice from experts, friends and the community! I have a Craftsman riding mower model number 917254631 which I got from a relative. To me it seems like it cuts too low. My regular push mower is set at about 3 or 3 and half inches from the ground to the blade. The riding mower has a lever to lift the deck up but it is a set height.

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Mower deck cutting problems and solutions - Messick's

The deck wheels on all lawn and garden tractors should be adjusted so that they will be 1/2" to 1" off the ground at all times. All cutting decks are floating so that they can cut evenly over the ground. The angle from front to rear is built into the assembly on lawn tractors.

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I have a YTH26V54 mower and the deck cutting... . Riding ...

Jul 27, 2014  Question: I have a YTH26V54 mower and the deck cutting height has always been to low even on the highest setting. Looking on page 23 in the owners manual will the front-to -back adjustment raise the overall height? It needs to go up at least another 3 inches for the summer heat here in the south. Be the first to rate this.

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Hit A Stump Now Mower Cuts Uneven. Bob Is The Oil Guy

Jul 24, 2013  Get the mower to a perfectly flat spot on concrete. Raise the deck to the highest setting, and with engine off and gloves on (to avoid the blade edges) turn the blades by hand. Place a measure under the blades tips and see if the tips pass around at the exact same height. If both blade tips are at a different heights as swing past the measured ...

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Trying again...mower deck adjustment problems. Tractor Forum

Nov 01, 2017  The 48" mower deck on my 2002 Craftsman gt3000 is at its maximum adjusted height and is still too low to cut the grass. Continually scalps the lawn. I've noticed most of the answers to this problem when posted by others (all the way back to 2008!) refer the poster to the manual and explain how to level the deck.

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I just bought a Husqvarna YTH22V42 lawn tractor ...

Sep 03, 2012  Question: I just bought a Husqvarna YTH22V42. lawn tractor. I want to raise the cutting deck because it is cutting too. low. The manual says to do so by the adjustment screw on the left side. attached to the height level adjuster. I have done that but I can’t seem to. correspondingly adjust the right side.

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