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Mower Deck Won't Raise

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#1 570Noodle OFFLINE  

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Posted August 13, 2014 - 09:12 AM

We have a 1966 Bolens 1050 with 42" mower deck. Service guy removed the deck and we cannot get it back on correctly; it will not raise up at all and is dragging on the ground. Tractor has a hydraulic lift assist. What are we doing wrong!!?? Hubby has worked on it now for 2 days, no luck. Any ideas, much appreciated.

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Posted August 13, 2014 - 09:42 AM

Welcome to GTtalk.  One of the Bolen's guys will be along before long to help.  I moved you post into the general forum to get more exposure.

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Posted August 13, 2014 - 09:47 AM

Hello and welcome to gttalk!   please post some pictures showing how it is currently attached to the tractor.  something is missing or hooked up incorrect, that is maybe the problem. 

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Posted August 13, 2014 - 10:23 AM

Welcome to GTT. Wow you are a very supportive wife. We will need to see picks. In the mean time check our Manuals Section for the correct manual. You are allowed three free downloads per day. If you become a Supporter there is no limit. I will look for the manual in a minute. BTW that is a great tractor. Good Luck, Rick


If the hydraulic lift isn't working check the fluid. This should give some info on the lift  http://gardentractor...lift-old-style/  or http://gardentractor...d-parts-manual/


If the linkage is the problem this may help. http://gardentractor...-owners-manual/


I could not find a deck manual. Post  clear pics and we will help.

Edited by boyscout862, August 13, 2014 - 10:40 AM.

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Posted August 13, 2014 - 02:33 PM

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