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I need a correct way to attach cuuting belt on a murray 38"

I purchased a new cutting belt as the other fell in half. problem is I have got the size recommended belt for this model a 12hp 38" cut industrial/commercial ride on, but when I put it on the only way i can see it goes it is at least 2" too big. The mower will cut but the belt slips and when I disengage the belt falls.

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SOURCE: mower drive belt comes off murray 17hp

if you look somwhere next to drive belt then there is a spring. you may have to tighten it. or bend the guiders on the pulleys that the drive belt goes through.

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SOURCE: i'm tring to put a drive belt on a murray lawn

Here is a link to a website I like to use for diagrams and user manuals for mowers. You'll need the model number, obtainable from your mower:

Hope this helps... Good luck!

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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try apply for user id and password

will need to wait for these to be issued to you via e-mail

then go to and enter your user id and pw and enter the correct site for your country and then enter model stx38
scroll through list to find deck or attachments and double click it

your deck could be a yellow or black deck


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I have a yard man 13AH762F752 How do I know what size my deck is I thought it was a 38" and bought v-type belt and it is to shore so how do I find out my deck size?

If you have a single idler pulley you should have a 38" deck. If the deck has two idlers, then you must have a 42"deck. You should be able to approximate by measuring. This is the "cutting" width, not overall width. Two things might have happened. You didn't get the right belt, or you haven't routed it properly. Here is a link to the Yardman web site to download your manual if you don't have it. It appears that the 38" deck requires a longer belt than the 42" deck.

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I have a MTD yard machine ride on mower 42inch(Black beauty) i was cutting grass yesterday and heard a cluck noise and the machine stop moving while the motor was still running. the speed paddle went loose...

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Does Not drive, belt position not sure is correct, connected and tight. Engin runs and Blade turns just fine. Craftsman, 917.374511, Lawn Mower

"belt position not sure is correct," from your description above

The first thing to do would be make sure belt position is correct, connected and tight.
This system is quite simple, the belt goes in the pulley on the engine shaft and the pulley on the transaxle only, nothing else. Using a short piece of rope or anything else readily available, temporarily tie down the safety bail (handle) and engage the drive handle. Now check your belt, it should be fairly tight and you should not be able to turn the transaxle pulley without considerable effort, if it is easy to turn, replace the belt. Now release the safety bail (handle)
If the drive belt seems to be working okay as above, remove the front wheels and inspect the gear teeth in them. If the outer half of the teeth are worn down more than 1/2 the original size as compared to the inner half, replace the wheels.
While you have the wheels off, if you have a couple of blocks of wood or similar items, set one under each corner of the front of the main frame outside the arch of the blade and start the engine, engage the drive and observe the pinion gears, they should both be turning. If they are not, then you have a bad transaxle and are going to have to either replace it , use it strictly as a push mower, or replace the mower.

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That's a deck belt for a 42 or 46 in cut Murray deck. The size is 11/16 ths wide X 66 inches long. This is a wide belt .GOOD LUCK

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