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The mower deck drive belt slipped off the idler pulley on my 42'' Murray riding mower deck because the idler pulley was worn out. I need to know how to loop the belt back around the pulleys after I replace the idler pulley.

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  • triplenotone Sep 30, 2009

    I did as mowerman 1857 suggested and kept getting "0 results" for my Model Number. This mower is a 15HP rider w/ a Tecumseh engine in it. It has a 42" mowing deck attached. The Model Number is 42702X99A, which I cannot find anywhere in the listings. The mfr date is 0333. We inherited this mower from my wife's late uncle, and we would like to keep it running if possible.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    murray 8-31517x20. the idler is being pushed around behind the pulley splined. Where they meet the idler is missing a part?

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Get the model number off the tractor, go to:

www.murray.com

enter the model number and you will find a manual with pictures of how to route the belts along with a lot of other good information

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    Chuck Sep 30, 2009

    http://www.partsandservice.com/bin/ipl.c...

    OK Try this one. I know it works because I have it on my screen right now. If you can't get it to load on your computer send me your email and I will send it to you. remove all the spaces and use proper format in my address below :

    m o w e r m a n 1 (at) h o t m a i l (dot) c o m

    I'm sorry Murray doesn't have EVERY tractor they ever made on their web-site!

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