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Introduction

This guide shows how to remove and replace the brake cable on the Toro Walk Behind Mower 21199HD 2018.

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    • Before you begin, ensure that the mower is powered down and cool to the touch.

    • Grab the plastic housing at the end of the spark plug wire and pull firmly to disconnect it.

  2. Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement, Chock the rear wheels: étape 2, image 1 de 1
    • Chock the rear wheels to prevent the mower from rolling during service.

    • If the blades are extremely dirty, you can clean them using the washout fitting so the bolts on the underside of the blade guard are accessible.

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    • Lift up the plastic deflector.

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    • While holding the deflector up and out of the way, lift the grass bag handle away from the mower to detach it.

    • Remove the grass bag.

  5. Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement, Cut the zip tie: étape 5, image 1 de 3 Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement, Cut the zip tie: étape 5, image 2 de 3 Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement, Cut the zip tie: étape 5, image 3 de 3
    • Cut and remove the zip tie holding the cables together near the base of the handle.

    • During reassembly, replace this zip tie.

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    • Use your fingers and press up from the bottom to remove the plastic cable guide from the handle.

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    • Spread the cable guide apart and remove it from the cables.

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    • Remove the black silicone cap covering the nut on the kill switch and upper cable guide assembly.

  9. Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement: étape 9, image 1 de 1
    • Use a 7/16 inch socket or wrench to remove the nut securing the kill switch and upper cable guide assembly.

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    • Unclip and remove the upper cable guide from the handle.

    • Unroute the cables from the cable guide.

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    • Rotate the cable retainer arm 90˚ upwards, perpendicular to the handle, to unlock it.

    • Pull the arm away from the handle to remove it.

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    • Use a flathead screwdriver to pry off the single-use cap locking the brake cable to the brake handle.

    • During reassembly, replace this single-use cap.

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    • Remove the brake cable from the brake handle.

  14. Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement, Remove the guide plates: étape 14, image 1 de 1
    • Use a 3/8 inch socket to remove the cable guide plate screw.

  15. Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement: étape 15, image 1 de 2 Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement: étape 15, image 2 de 2
    • Remove the cable guide plate.

  16. Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement: étape 16, image 1 de 1
    • Use a 3/8 inch socket to remove the cable guide plate screw.

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    • Remove the cable guide plate.

    • Lift the cable out of the groove in the frame.

  18. Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement, Find the end of the brake cable: étape 18, image 1 de 3 Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement, Find the end of the brake cable: étape 18, image 2 de 3 Toro Walk Behind Mowers 21199HD 2018 Brake Cable Replacement, Find the end of the brake cable: étape 18, image 3 de 3
    • Tilt the mower onto its side, propping the handle up with a block of wood.

    • Locate the end of the brake cable underneath the mower, in front of the driveline, and above the blade guard.

    • The end of the brake cable is attached to a spring, and they come out as one unit.

    • The spring is hooked to a shiny U-shaped post.

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    • Reach into the underside of the mower and grab the spring at the end of the brake cable.

    • Slide the spring towards the open end of the U-shaped post.

    • This can be a difficult area to see and reach. Use a flashlight if need be.

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    • Remove the spring from the U-shaped post.

    • Once unhooked, you can flip the mower back onto its wheels.

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    • Remove the brake cable assembly.

    • During reassembly, ensure the cable has adequate slack and operates as expected before tightening the bolts on the cable guides.

Conclusion

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

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