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I have a crftmans rider ltx 1000 , i was cutting the lawn picked up a cable which wraped itself arouf the mandrels for the blades and stopped the mower , got cable removed started right up no problem , engaged blades and yikes a real bad vibration , so i ordered both mandrels replaced them still there put on new blades still there relaced the pulley on the bottom of engine still there can you tell me where to go from here ?

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Yes, if you jammed something in the blades and the belt stopped, the engine pulley wore a thin spot in the belt.Every time that thin spot runs around a pulley it rides deeper in the pulley making it vibrate.Take the belt off and you should be able to see or feel the spot where the engine pulley burnt it. Replace the belt and it should fix it.

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