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I changed belts on mower and now it will barely go no matter how hard you press pedel

I changed belts on my mower a 20 hp 46 inch and now cant get any speed out of it

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  • rjdreas May 24, 2009

    the model # is 13cu609h063

    got the belts from troybilt .com

  • rjdreas May 24, 2009

    no the belt wasnt broke it was frayed bad I have checking the routing serval times but not sure of the belt numbers

  • rjdreas May 26, 2009

    I got it thanks it needed to be tighten more thanks for you help

  • rjdreas May 26, 2009

    I got it thanks it needed to be tighten more thanks for you help

  • Dwain Pippen May 11, 2010

    Assuming you got the #'s 954-0467 (lower) and 954-0468 (upper) for belts, have you checked the routing through the ider pulley assy that pivots when you push the pedal to make it move? Possilby have the belt routed backwards? Also, above the idlers assy., there is a short bolt and spacer that bolts to the frame (out of sight) and separates the the two sides of the lower belt. Was the front belt broken when you took it out?

  • Dwain Pippen May 11, 2010

    You either have the belts routed wrong or the incorrect belt(s). what is the model # under the seat?

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I know I've said this already, but where the right side of the lower belt goes through the two idlers, it is possible to get that routing backwards which would not properly tighten the belt when you push on the pedal. And, you never said if you removed and replaced the short bolt above the idler assy. That bolt has to come out when replacing that lower belt because the belt has to go on either side of it. Have you pushed on the pedal while watching the idler assy. to see if it tightens the belt?

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