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I have a yard machine 46 inch deck and I shreaded the deck belt. I have a new belt,but lack the instructions to get the new belt on?
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A yard machine is made by mtd,if you have a computer you can do a google search on your yardmachine model to get diagram

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Removal of the deck would be extremely helpful when replacing any belt on the lawn mower. On some models you may not have to for the two lower belts, but it would still make the replacement procedure quicker and easier.
Serpentine belt replacement is easy because today`s automatic drive belt tensioners eliminate the need to loosen bolts or pry components into position for retensioning. Just rotate the tensioner, remove the old belt and install a new one.

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Drive belt Have replace drive belt but mower still has no forward movement. Mower is only 2 years old but its already had to have another drive belt installed by the dealer last year. wanted to do it myself but when i install belt theres hardly any tension so mower doesnt move. Checked and rechecked the diagram and is installed correctly. Cant find a tensioner adjustment if it has one.
ANSWER : I don’t have an answer for you, but Do you have a diagram of the Drive Belt?

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ROUTING OF BELT – Mtd Drive Belt 42"
ANSWER : Diagram is on the mowing deckBest regardsCk

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Replaceing mower deck belt on 20 hp 42 mower model no 917275660. Got the belt on. How do I get the cluch spring back on.
ANSWER : Are you refering to the spring attached to the end of the cable that runs up to the lever on the dash to engage the blades? All you needed to disconnect was that cable on top of the idler arm that’s held in place by a ‘hairpin’ and the left pulley cover to put the belt on.

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Need diagram of deck belt installation – Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor – CA Model
ANSWER : May I get the make and model # to get you the right belt diagram

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Do I have to remove the mower to replace the secondary drive belt?
ANSWER : Detaching the deck is the best way to do a drive belt, the first time you do the deck can be a mind bender, but you can mark the items place with tape and a pen so it makes it easier to install and or pictures. you can bend the belt guide bars rather than trying to remove them and bend them back into place when the belt is back on

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Mower belt diagram – Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor – CA Model
ANSWER : You can get a belt diagram from

sears.com

just follow the leads, and have your model number handy, you will need it.

you can also get this from ayp.com

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Fitting new drive blet
ANSWER : Just loosen the adjuster and when it loose pull-out the loosen belt and replace with the new one and retight the adjuster at exact belt tension

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I NEED A DIAGRAM FOR REPLACING THE BELTS ON THE 3 BLADE 46″ DECK. MADE IN 2007
ANSWER : MTD says there are 2 different applications. I hope this one is yours, if not, by using it as a reference; maybe you will be able to do yours. Good luck.

http://support.mtdproducts.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/7/~/how-is-the-46%22-cutting-deck-belt-routed%3F

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