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Vin K or Vin 1 ?
The accessory drive belt drives all engine mounted accessories. All driven accessories are rigidly mounted to the engine. Drive belt tension is maintained by a spring loaded belt tensioner. A belt squeak when the engine is started or stopped is normal and has no effect on belt durability. The drive belt tensioner can control belt tension over a broad range of belt lengths; however, there are limits to the tensioner's ability to compensate. Using the tensioner outside of its operating range can result in poor tension control and/or damage to the tensioner.
Important: Ensure that the wood block extends past the width of the oil pan in order to avoid damage.
Use a jack with a block of wood on the jack under the oil pan in order to support the engine.
Remove the engine mount to engine mount bracket nuts.
Remove the engine mount bracket front upper and lower nuts.
Remove the engine mount bracket front upper and lower studs and spacer.
Lower the engine as necessary and rotate the tensioner to remove the drive belt.
Remove the drive belt.
Don't need to remove power steering pump if done right !
With power off start the ribbed belt on the motor pulley, insert allen wrench into cutter head shaft. slowly rotate cutter head while feeding belt onto cutter head pulley. While rotating head, alternate between pulleys feeding it on one rib at a time. Softening the belt in hot water is NOT necessary to install the belt in this fashion.
When replacing the drive belt on a rear-drive lawn mower, make sure the spark plug is disconnected, remove the blade, take off any bolts for the belt cover and remove the belt. Find out how to put a drive belt on the engine pulley with help from the owner of a small engine repair shop in the video on the website given below http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3G0a11VtRRc
You broke your serpatine belt. Needs replacing. It's a $50ish part and easy to do if you have a diagram under the hood of how the belt fits. But if it was "rattling" for a couple of weeks take it in for crying out loud. Let the mechanic look it over to make sure your lack of vechile care didn't destroy anything under the hood.....
If the transmission drive belt needs to be replaced, several components must be removed and special tools (i.e. air/impact wrench) used in order to change the tractor's transmission drive belt. See an Authorized Toro Service Dealer to have your drive belt replaced.
Hi..my name is Keith..and you can go to an online lawn mower parts site...and they will have a parts diagram of the deck and drive belt..one if the sites is.. www.outdoordistributors.com ..i hope this will help