Another bad case with poor design and why I will not ever buy anything else with a Briggs and Stratton engine on it. Dealer claims engine over torques the aluminum oil pan causing pan bolts to get loose and work out. 2010 226 v and just now heard of this problem. So...Read more
I have a 729 with a 52" deck and the 3 cylinder Kubota I bought this mower last fall. I have always owned grasshopper mowers and have never had Abby issues until this purchase.I bought the mower because I wanted to move up a couple years and it had the air ride seat on...Read more
We have had a rear axle failure. The break is pretty close to the where the transmission/transfer case is Anyone have any similar issues or heard of this happening? Doesn't look like a stress or fatigue break. As thick as the axle is we are just surprised it broke. And...Read more
Grasshopper Mower - Continual over heating problem
Purchased a grasshopper mower in 2010 with kubota 30 horse diesel. Have had nothing but problems with overheating. Even had radiator replaced but problem still persists. Not a happy customer. Would not buy another one.
Grasshopper Mower - What do I do about my Grasshopper 225 Koehler engine overheats after about an hours use.
Bought in 2015 Has 88 hours on it Have had this problem since I bought it.
Short Review on July 09, 2016
I have had a grasshopper 4 years cut commercial as well as residential Great Great Lawn Mower 52-inch cut , blades and deck Belt is the only thing I had to change looking at buying a 61 inch cut with a 35 horsepower
Grasshopper Mower 225 Lawn Mower Review
Bought a 225 new in 2000. Mowed commercially with it for 14 yrs. never turned a bolt on the engine. Only replaced tires belts and blades and blade bearings. Still mows great at 16 yrs
Grasshopper is an excellent product but the company does not always stand behind engine failure. I purchased the 618 model in 2000. My mower has a Kohler engine that has been used less than 500 hours as of July 2016. Grasshopper has declined to replace my engine ...Read more
rear tires lasted 2 year, fuel cut off sylinoid & cut off module was 8 mounths later, starter 8 mouths later , and in between 5radiater clips. pto pig tail replaced 2 times' 6years, old,my yard only (aprx.3acres)cost aprx. 14,000 fuel syl. 180.00 fuel module 285.00...Read more
If you are buying a Grasshopper mower from a dealer in eastern Pennsylvania beware the distributor in that area passes used equipment to the dealers as new units. Used mower decks are cleaned and painted and moved on as new. Tractors that have been used or come out of...Read more
This company is not a well run company. They absolutely DO NOT stand behind their products. I have tried to work with them after the engine on my 618 blew up. They were dismissive, rude, offered absolutely no assistance, even though the engine had only 300 hours on...Read more
I can't believe that no one is complaining about these. The actuator brake went bad on mine with just 250 hours. When that happens, the blade clutch will cut in and out because the switch housing jumps up and down. The dealer told me that it has been a big problem. He...Read more
This is the deck lift made by KYB Corp. It rubbed on the lifting arm and go a hole in the oil reservoir that is aluminum. I called KYB and they would not help me, says it's a proprietary item and I should call Grasshopper. I call Grasshopper and a man named *** said...Read more
Bought a new 725 diesel and only had one year of no issues. The last year and half I have had issue after issue. Main issue being the engine overheats quicker than it should compared to the gas grasshopper mower. Also, the mower has been burning oil. Today I tried...Read more
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