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I need to replace the transmission drive belt and need instructions

I need to replace the transmission drive belt and have no idea on how to do so. My mower is skipping 1st and 2nd gears and I was needing a step by step instructions on how to make the repair. Can you please email me instructions to stephaniemills01@yahoo.com. I would greatly appreciate it...Thank You Stephanie Mills

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    Does your tiller still have a model and serial # on it? Dwain

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There's actually a Troy-Bilt Pony riding lawn mower as well.  If yours is like ours, a model 13AN77TG766 [URL:http://manuals.mtdproducts.com/mtd/DocGetter?doc=769-02243a.pdf], it doesn't actually have gears but rather a variable-speed pulley.  The lever on the dashboard actually controls how high the brake pedal will go, while the brake pedal controls the position of the variable-speed pulley, which controls the effective gearing ratio.  That's how it can go at any speed with the engine still going at the same rate and without having to disengage a clutch.

So perhaps your mower is engaging the parking brake too early (page 17 of our manual).  The other thing I can think of is grass in the variable-speed pulley.  To check that, remove the spark plug and the battery (7/16-inch socket).  Then move the shift lever through its full range and check the shaft of the variable-speed pulley (part 63 on page 34) for debris, both above and below the loose plate thingy.  (You should be able to turn it quite easily if you put the forward/reverse lever in neutral.)

Hope that helps!

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I'm guessing the you have a troy bilt pony tiller here is the owners manual for that machine.................http://www.troybilt.com/wcsstore/pics/TroyBilt/769-03556.pdf i hope this helps,let me know...................

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