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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.
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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...
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GrasshopperCo
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Anonymous Poster,The your Briggs & Stratton engine is manufactured by B&S, not Grasshopper, but would you kindly send an email to contact@grasshoppermower.com with the Serial ...

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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.
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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...
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GrasshopperCo
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Anonymous,We think we may know what is causing the wheel hopping, but we need to know the serial number of the power unit to be certain. Please email that information, along w...

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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...
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Hello. Thank you for posting your comments. Please contact Grasshopper at contact@grasshoppermower.com or (620) 345-8621 with the serial number for your mower. Have you taken ...

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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 ...
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Lifetime warranty on an engine? LOL.

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Honestly, Grasshopper is not responsible for the engine. You should be talking to the engine manufacturer, which does stand behind their engines. If the problem occurred with ...

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...
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You must have a lemon. I have a 725 D with almost a 1,000 hours on it. Runs everyday in the summer commercially and not 1 issue. I have 2 other grasshoppers as well and no iss...

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...
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Anonymous Poster,Thank you for your comments. This is first time we have been informed of this serious matter. Please contact us directly at contact@grasshoppermower.com or (6...

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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...
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Butch

Obviously you are not telling the whole story......the 618 carried a KOHLER motor, model TH18 which truly was the worst thought-out motors that Kohler has ever built!.......th...

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Contact Grasshopper Mower

Mailing Address:
The Grasshopper Company
105 Old Highway 81 S PO Box 637
Moundridge, KS 67107
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(620) 345-8621
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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...
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I am interested in purchasing a grasshopper and I would certainly want the company to honor my warranty and not treat me rudely. I mean Simplicity/Briggs has already heard en...

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