Repairing a Mower Jackshaft

I bought a Yard King Performance 42580X89 from my landlord. I went to go mow the lawn and noticed a large vibration and a loud coming from deck. The jackshaft threads are stripped for the right side of the deck. What can I do to repair/replace the jackshaft?


By Geoff from Morganton, NC

April 15, 20110 found this helpful

Talk to your landlord. He must have known he was selling you a defective machine.

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April 15, 20110 found this helpful

If that doe'nt work visit a small engine repair shop and ask them. They will share the information you need.

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April 15, 20110 found this helpful

Thanks I'll try it out. I just need to do something and quick grass is growing up quick. Thanks again.

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April 16, 20110 found this helpful

I asked my husband about your mower problem. He says if the jackshaft is the part that holds the blade in place, you will need to replace it. The blade could fly off if the shaft is bent or broken.

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