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Long drive belt cant remember how to put spring back on

I have a MTD 16.5hp shift on the go yardmachine, model nimber 13AN682G729 serial number 407-989. i went to put new drive belt on. parts number 754-0041A its the long lower one that hooks to the motor, when i went to change the belt i removed the extension spring which attaches to raise and lower the deck, well then i didnt pay attention to how it came apart, i had kids destracting me haha. anyways it hooks to a part called the brake return spring which just looks like a letter J part number 732-0722A the extension spring number is 732-04050A i went on
here to find the parts, but cant find how to put that spring and brake return back on
thanks in advance got to get my lawn cut getting high. thanks in advance Steve

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  • stevesmustan Jun 20, 2009

    Thankyou gonna go try it now. ;)

  • stevesmustan Jun 20, 2009

    Do you have a picture of where it hooks up to? I cant see where it goes on the transaxle. everywhere i try and put it, the spring will hit stuff. Man such a easy job and i cant even do it. Thanks



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The 'j' hook hooks over the transaxle and just hangs there. The spring attaches to the stabilizer rod (reference # 43) and the other end attaches to the "j' hook hanging on the left axle.

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  • Dwain Pippen Jun 21, 2009

    Nothing other than the parts breakdown. Maybe it goes on the right side. It doesn't matter which side it will go on, it's there to pull back on the deck to tighten the belt when the deck is lowered. Hope that helps.



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