Hello,, Jeff, and welcome to MTF. I am pretty sure that you will get some help for your problem. You should be able to see and post in the regular forums within the hour. This is done to thwart the majority of spammers and computer-bots from over-running the site. All-in-all, it works out pretty good!
Be sure to post your question in the section specific to your brand of mower. That way you will get the most appropriate help.
Let us know if you have any problems. We want you and all new members to enjoy their visits.