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Toro time cutter ss5000 zero turn. Drive belt keeps slipping off and under the back pulley and stalls the motor and tears the belt. Tried new belt same failure. Two belts bit the dust.

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SOURCE: belts slipping and breaking

If you are putting on the mtd belts and installing them right then you need to check bearings in variable speed pulley Also check idler and that no other pulley has been bent from installation.

Posted on May 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Drive belt comes off the rear pulley.

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)

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Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: John Deere F620 zero turn mower

you probably have the belt on wrong, check your manual to see if you have it on right.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: G-110 deck belt keeps jumping off pulleys

check for a broken belt tension er or maybe grass clippings under belt area, check for a broken or loose pulley bearing, even a bent shaft on the deck.

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

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