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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi, this is a easy solution. on your drive pulley, there should be three belt keepers to keep the belt from coming off. ( belt keeper is a 1/4" dia. rod that goes over the pulley)
Posted on Nov 22, 2008
Without the model number, I couldn't tell you what belt goes on the ground drive. That 174883 is a 5/8 x 97" and is your deck drive belt. Your ground drive belt may just need replacing. They will wear thin and loosen up between the pulleys and cause the problems you're having. The old belt may still have the numbers on it.
Posted on Jul 04, 2009
SOURCE: Mower Belt Won't Engage
The fact is that belts don't stretch. They wear down on the sides, causing them to ride deeper in the pulleys and they APPEAR to be longer. Check belt "width" to see if it is less than one half inch. Most craftsman riders use half-inch (AKA: "A section") belts.
Posted on Sep 26, 2009
Testimonial: "I removed the mower & checked everything - pulleys, bearings, mandrells, springs. All OK. Re-assembled and it works again. Thanks for your feedback."
SOURCE: Need a belt diagram for
So as per your explanation, it indicates that , your mower has 6 pulleys.------
1 motor driven pulley,3 blade pulleys and 2 accessory pulleys.That in total comes to 6.So for belt routing diagram for Murray 46" 6 pulley.Click this link below and see the belt routing diagram:---
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/09/belt-routing-diagram-for-murray-pro-16.html ----------- this will help.thanks.Helpmech.
Posted on Sep 05, 2011
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