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Motion drive belt on craftsman riding mower

I have replaced the v belt on my riding mower. It worked fine until it jumped the track along the transaxle pulley. The old belt is chewed up in the same location as the new one. If I could tighten the belt once it is installed that probably would take care of this problem. I do not know where you adjust the tension on the belt once you put it on. Please tell me how to adjust the tension on the v belt. PS It is not in the manual.

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  • OTSMITH216 Sep 04, 2008

    CAN'T ENGAGE THE BLADES, HANDLE TO ENGAGE IS WEAK, CK & NO BELT IS BROKEM OR MISSING, THIS IS A MODEL DLT300.THANKS

  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    CAN'T ENGAGE THE BLADES, HANDLE TO ENGAGE IS WEAK,
    NO BELT IS BROKEN OR MISSING,
    THERE IS A SPRING THAT IS CONNECTED TO THE ENGAGE HANDEL CABLE AND IT HOOKS UP TO THE TENSIONER THE SPRING IS BROKEN OFF.
    I WOULD LIKE THE PART NUMGER OR A PIC OF THE SPRING SO I COULD SEE IF I CAN STRECH IT AND HOOK IT ON ..
    THIS IS A MODEL

  • joel garcia Nov 05, 2008

    my z5426 keeps oving on one side even when its on neutral

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    how to change transaxle belt

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    My belt broke just need to replace it

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I would like a pic the belt so icould see how strech it

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There is no adjustment..it is set by the spring that engages ur drive belt....

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