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Belt assembly on a garden star tiller

My husband and I had to replace a belt on our tiller, the new belt is thicker than the old one and the tiller now walks all the time..does anyone know where i can get a manual for this kind of tiller to check and make sure the belts are back on right??

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    JERRY ABELL May 11, 2010

    hello mrs s,i couldn't find anything on a garden star tiller.perhaps if i had the brand name,model number,type number,i could perhaps find something,or you could go on line too.hope this helps.let me know.



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Contact Northern Tool and Equipment: "Ardisam 5.5 HP Rear Tine Rototiller" (they don't call it a GardenStar anymore) it is Item # 26289.

Buisiness/Consumer Sales: 1-800-221-0516 (24/7)
Customer Service: 1-800-222-5381 (8-5 cst m-f)
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My wife and I are dealing with this as well. We can't get ours to go in reverse now.

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The belt is no doubt on right but if the belt is thicker than the old one it will continually grab onto the side of the pulley causing enough friction to move the tiller, this could be kind of dangerous.

I'm sure you were sold the wrong belt, if you still have your old one take it with you when you go to get another belt and don't let the salesman tell you that's the right belt.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009


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