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Lawm mower blade adapter removal

The blade adapter on my craftman model #917.377540 is stuck. I have tried hitting it with a lead hammer to loosen it. Also tried using a 3 jaw puller and still nothing. On my other craftsman mowers they always slide right off. Am I doing something wrong here? I need to remove it to take off the drive belt cover and change the belt. Please help!

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I use a two jaw puller to take them off. Screw the blade bolt partially back in the hole so not to damage the threads, hook jaws on each side and they always come off. Penetrating oil could help.

Posted on May 20, 2009


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