How Do I Reattach The Lower Deck Extension Spring On An 38" MTD Riding Mower? - Landscaping & Lawn Care - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

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Old 07-08-2011, 03:00 PM   #1
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Not to be difficult but put the ends into the holes. Might have to get something like pliers or needle-nose pliers to help maneuver the ends.
Is it in the diagram at:
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Old 07-09-2011, 09:20 AM   #2
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Use 60# fishing line. Put the line through the hook on the end of the spring, doubling the line back towards you. Secure the line to something which will serve as a handle to pull on. Make SURE you secure this very well. Pull the spring into position and (I hate to tell you this part): Have your bestest lady friend put the hook into the slot/hole on the mower deck. Or better yet: Just go buy a six-pack, some steaks, fire up the grill and invite your best buddy over to put the spring into the hole, then celebrate the mission completed.
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