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Why is my disc brake smoking on my craftsman 247374880 self propelled mower after replacing deck belt?

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Make sure the belt is routed right sounds like a rub somewhere

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SOURCE: SELF PROPEL FAILURE ON YARD MAN MOWER

hello
check the drive cable as not come adrift or broken
you can usually adjust the tension on top of the drive cable
also check drive belt is on the two pulleys
hope this helps

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: how to install mower deck belt on a lt1000 craftsman riding mower

The manual will cover it.

http://www.disruptit.com/manuals/L0104168.pdf

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: how do you remove the driven wheels on a craftsman self propelled mower

On mine (front-wheel drive, about 8 years old) you first remove the plastic hubcap from the front wheel - then there's a big nut holding the wheel on. The hubcap just pops right off. I used a skinny, regular screwdriver to do it.




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SOURCE: my craftsman self propelled lawn mower no longer

if it is a belt driven drive check the belt for tension or break. or check the cable that engages the drive wheels.

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SOURCE: Wheels won't turn on self propelled mode.

remove the cover and check the belt

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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