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I've replaced HUCTH160D drive V-belt with correct part 165632 110" original part. Mower works but I get belt burning smell after a few minutes. When I check underneath the guide first back from the front on the right side has come off its guide. I'm wondering if there is a part missing as that guide is different from the others and just seems to be a wheel with rough surface not a proper plastic guide wheel like the rest. Has something fallen off the mower perhaps? Also I need a new steering rod and ball joint and I can't find CTH160 in the partstree.com site - is it because I'm in the UK?

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  • bombaycat Jun 07, 2009

    Fixed it myself, required new pulley assembly which I've ordered and will fit.

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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.

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Testimonial: "I removed the mower & checked everything - pulleys, bearings, mandrells, springs. All OK. Re-assembled and it works again. Thanks for your feedback."

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