What would cause a rear wheel to lock up?
Brake shoe contamination can be the cause of rear wheel lockup. If an axle seal or wheel cylinder leaks and contaminates the brake shoe(s) it changes the coefficient of friction. If it is mild contamination then the friction is increased while severe contamination will cause a reduction in friction (See Figure 61.9).
Why is my tire stuck?
The main cause of a wheel stuck on the tire is when corrosion forms in the area between the rim and hub.
How do you take the rear wheel off a MTD riding lawn mower?
Strike the head of the axle bolt with a hammer three times to knock away some of the rust adhering the axle to the rim. Remove the center bolt completely with the socket wrench. Grab the tire on two sides and pull it straight off the axle.
Are John Deere lawn tractor tires tubeless?
John Deere tire sealant has been manufactured specifically for tires with higher rpms, including over-the-road applications for vehicles over 18,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The majority of lawn mower tires are designed to be tubeless, meaning no tube necessary.