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K-Gro PowerPro Lawnmower Drive Cable Replacement Guide

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  1. K-Gro PowerPro Lawnmower Drive Cable Replacement Guide, Drive Engagement Cable: step 1, image 1 of 2 K-Gro PowerPro Lawnmower Drive Cable Replacement Guide, Drive Engagement Cable: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Locate the throttle assembly on your mower on the right side of the push bar.

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    • The throttle assembly is attached to the push bar with a 7/16" bolt and nut.

    • Using a 3/8" drive rachet wrench with a 7/16" socket and a 7/16" combination wrench, remove the nut.

    • Pull the plastic cable connection away from the framework.

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    • After disconnecting the plastic connector plate from the main body, you can see that the cable is hooked and looped around the orange handle.

    • Pull the cable towards the handle to allow the wire to become loose. This will give you enough room to remove the hook.

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    • Following the cable down to the engine, you see that a zip tie holds the cable to the main handle.

    • Use a box cutter, sharp pocket knife, or cutting pliers to cut the zip tie.

    • Use gloves to prevent cutting yourself.

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    • Locate the plastic fitting hooked to the steel housing of the engine.

    • To the left of the fitting, you will see a steel sliding mechanism connected by a spring.

    • Squeeze the mechanism together to allow for slack in the cable wire.

    • You might need to use pliers or clamps in order to squeeze the plates together.

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    • On close inspection of the plastic fitting, you can see that there are two "wings" that can be pinched together.

    • With the sliding mechanism squeezed and the wire slack, pinch the plastic wings together and push the fitting to the right out of the hole in the housing.

    • The loose wire can then be slid up through the groove in the steel.

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    • You can see that the only thing still holding the cable on is a hook attached to a spring loaded lever.

    • Remove the hook.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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