You asked: How do you change a drive belt on a yard machine riding mower?

What does a drive belt do on a lawn mower?

The ground drive belt connects the engine crankshaft to the transaxle pulley to drive the rear wheels. If the belt breaks, the lawn tractor won’t move. If the belt is worn, the lawn tractor moves sluggishly because the belt slips on the pulley.

How do you change a deck belt on a yard machine?

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  1. Step 1: Prevent unintentional starting. …
  2. Step 2: Adjust the deck height. …
  3. Step 3: Take off the mower deck belt guards. …
  4. Step 4: Take off the belt-keep rod. …
  5. Step 5: Loosen the idler pulley nuts. …
  6. Step 6: Snap a photo. …
  7. Step 7: Take off the mower deck belt. …
  8. Step 8: Install the new mower deck belt.

Is MTD and yard machine the same?

MTD’s regional brands include Troy-Bilt® in the Americas, Rover® in the Pacific, and WOLF-Garten® in Europe. The portfolio also includes Remington®, Yard Machines®, Columbia®, and MTD Genuine Parts® brands, all primarily sold in the Americas; and Robomow® which is sold in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.

What is the difference between a deck belt and a drive belt?

So, with the mower deck removed from the tractor, the “drive belt” would be the one still on the tractor. The mower deck itself will still have the internal “deck belt” which if you turn one blade by hand, all blades turn because that deck belt is what connects and drives all the blades together.

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