Bryan Hernandez: Why is it necessary to loosen the idler pulley nuts?
Darren White: Hi i am having trouble trying to replace the drive belt on my 2007 92a am in ireland cant find a dealer here and it just keeps tearing off replacement belts help
nissan300ztt: Mine looks nothing like this. Looks like I have to remove my deck to replace the belts. Terrible design
Casey Ison: is this a lt4200 huskee
MTD Genuine Parts: The best thing to do is compare the deck drive system to the parts catalog to see if something is missing. The assistance of a local service center may be needed in this case.
Please call 1-800-269-6215 for further assistance
MTD Genuine Parts: Loose belt- most likely the cause as the statement below calls out when the deck is put into grass, the blades stop spinning. This could be caused by a stretched belt, or stretched or missing idler arm spring. Idler arm and spring keep tension on the belt when the deck is ingaged.
If equipped with an electric PTO clutch, it may be a weak battery or charging system not having enough strength to power the coil in the PTO clutch. It could also be the above on this type of system as well.
MTD Genuine Parts: Not knowing what unit this is, electric PTO or manual, it may be one of the following items:
Kris Carr: The blades on my mower seem to be spinning slower. Then when I cut the grass the blades seem to stop spinning and not cut at all. Does this indicate a loose belt or could it be something different?
scott231us: So you do you not have to remove the deck to replace the deck belts?
djtemptation91: @Majoraslayer my drive belt has gone loose (realy loose not stretched) not sure if a spring or something has got lost, do you have a pic of top of deck so I can check?
Majoraslayer: Uh-oh, someone forgot to re-install the belt guards!
schrankm: @captaingary100 yes i have, many times on brand new decks. they aren't rusty, dirty or covered with grass if you clean things.
schrankm: @captaingary100 yes i sure have. many times before the deck even reached the rider assembly line.
MrJohndeereman1234: u dont need to remove the belt gard neat the engine
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