Murray riding mowers come in several sizes and power levels. When there is a problem with the engine, the discharge of the grass or the evenness of the mowing, several troubleshooting tips may help to find and solve the problem.Know More
If the engine of a Murray riding mower stops while the blades are engaged, check your position on the seat. You must sit toward the back of the seat for the engine to remain on. If your seating position is correct, the seat switch may be faulty or have a bad connection. Make sure the seat switch is connected to the wiring harness. Replace either the switch or the harness if necessary.
If the grass is not discharging properly from your riding mower, first make sure that you are not driving too fast. Also, if the grass is excessively tall or wet, it will not discharge properly. If neither of these issues is the problem, check the blades. If they are dull, sharpen them. If they are bent or damaged, they must be replaced. If the blades are fine, check for debris building up underneath the mower housing and clean it.
If the mower is not cutting grass in a level, even manner, check the tire pressure. Inconsistent tire pressure can cause uneven cutting. Also, make sure the mower housing is properly leveled, and level it if necessary.
The rear belt routing diagram for the Husqvarna RZ5424 Zero-Turn Riding Mower is available in the Customer Support section of the company website. Additionally, this mower features a decal by the rear belt assembly, accessible via a removable foot pan, that indicates the proper belt travel path.Full Answer >
Adjusting a Murray mower deck requires the cover to be removed, the lift lever to be moved and locked in place, the knobs to be adjusted, and the spark plug to be replaced. This simple process allows a homeowner to cut the lawn to the desired length and keep it even throughout.Full Answer >
The John Deere X304 is the best riding lawn mover as of April 2014, according to Consumer Research. The best zero-turn mower, another type of riding lawn mower, is the Husqvarna RZ5424.Full Answer >
As of 2015, a top-rated, walk-behind lawn mower can cost between $300 and $700, according to Popular Mechanics. The top eight walk-behind mowers from most affordable to most expensive are Troy-Bilt TB230, Poulan Pro PR625YRKP, Husqvarna 7021R, Toro 20332, John Deere JS36, Craftsman 37436, Snapper SPVH21675 and Honda HRX2172VKA.Full Answer >