Question about John Deere 420,1020,2010,2020,2510,2520 Tractor Float
The belt should last longer than 6 months. The mechanics should not simply replace the belt without investigating to find the cause. Have them take the deck off and look at it closely, as well as studying the failed belt to see if it's been worn down as a result of constant rubbing, or if it simply snapped as a result of something seizing up suddenly.
Possible causes: a blade spindle could be binding, or an idler pulley could be binding or misaligned. With the belt off, check that these all spin freely and don't have excessive play. The belt could be also the wrong size or not the heavy-duty kind needed. Finally, if the blades were very dull that could also shorten belt life, but you would have noticed that by the poor grass cutting results - brown, frayed ends on the grass.
Good luck! Please rate my answer if helpful, thank.
Posted on Jul 07, 2010
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 24, 2016 | Garden
Nov 06, 2016 | John Deere Garden
Aug 14, 2016 | John Deere Garden
Aug 23, 2015 | John Deere L100 Series
Apr 18, 2014 | Garden
Apr 27, 2012 | John Deere Garden
Apr 03, 2012 | John Deere Garden
Sep 12, 2010 | THQ The Lawnmower Man
Mar 28, 2009 | John Deere 420,1020,2010,2020,2510,2520...
910 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: