Question about Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model

1 Answer

I changed the belt on the mower deck and the next day the belt was torn to shreds can any one help me....

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,486 Answers

Drive pully bearings worn.Or a damaged pully.

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Primary belt rubs on bracket n keeps shredding/// new replace ment deck...just purchesed


Look under the the left foot rest,there is a belt installation diagram. It will show how to install the belt correctly. It is real simple to replace belt,but the belt must be installed on the pulleys,correctly or it will fail,every time. Sincerely,Brad Locke

Jul 27, 2015 | Craftsman Garden

1 Answer

Shredding new belt on john deere x300 mulcking deck


Is the belt tight enough? Is it aligned to all the pulleys? Make sure these are ok and I am sure you will find the problem.

May 18, 2012 | Garden

1 Answer

My deck mower(craftsman 917.271530)keeps shredding deck belts


You either have a bad bearing on one of the pulleys or one is loose and moving up and down drawing the belt when it is engaged. I would pull the mower deck off and go through it .

Apr 17, 2012 | Sears Garden

1 Answer

How do you adjust the pulleys on a 42" 20 HP craftsman tractor mower. The belt burned off and when I replaced it with a new one the new one began to shred


There is no adjustment on these pulleys. Sounds like the belt was over the blade pulley brake arms or idler pulley guide. They will shred a belt in nothing flat.

Sep 17, 2010 | Craftsman 20 hp 42 in. Deck Yard Tractor

1 Answer

I have a swisher ride king mower that keeps shredding belt from moter to deck. dose anyone have solution?


I have been told if the parking brake is engaged and you try to drive the mower it will instantly put a burn spot on the belt. I hope this helps.

Aug 11, 2010 | Swisher Ride King Zero Turn Mower 23 Hp,...

1 Answer

42" deck belt shredding


One of your pulleys is frozen and the belt is just going around it without it turning. Pull the belt out, remember where it goes, and find the pulley that is frozen. Get it replaced. Hope this helps.

May 04, 2010 | Poulan Garden

1 Answer

Craftsman 19.5hp 42 drive belt shredded


most likely the belt was put on the wrong side of the belt retainer clips on one of the two pullys. I've done the same thing more than once. Make sure on next belt there are no sharp edges touching anywhere and while engaged or not.

Oct 22, 2009 | Craftsman 42 in. Deck 19.5hp Lawn Tractor

1 Answer

Shredding belts


first make sure the belt is not hitting anything when the blade is engaged (engine off), the if ok remove belt and look in pulley grooves for rocks or chips., then run finger all around groove to make sure there is no catches or spurs. If that is all ok then with belt on and engine idleing as slow as possible and blade engaged look and see if pulley is wobbling, BE CAREFULL !! look at the engine pulley first then with EXTREME CAUTION look under deck from opposte side of chute. ( Check with deck at highest setting)

Jul 24, 2009 | Mtd Garden

Not finding what you are looking for?
Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor - CA Model Logo

165 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Craftsman Garden Experts

Dean Gruber

Level 2 Expert

110 Answers

Roland W VanLue
Roland W VanLue

Level 3 Expert

486 Answers

Dennis Key
Dennis Key

Level 3 Expert

2478 Answers

Are you a Craftsman Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...