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I have a craftsman LT2000 riding mower with the 42in deck. I removed the deck to clean it and to replace the blades. When I flipped over the deck, the whole pulley assembly came off springs and all and I cannot for the life of me figure out how it goes back on! I've looked at the exploded parts diagram and can make out where 2 of the springs go but cannot figure out the 3rd one. Also, it seems weird that the whole assembly is only held on by 3 spings. Am I missing parts or just not getting it? Please help, thanks

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Copy and paste this web site into your browser.
http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/27240/CRAFTSMAN-Lawn,-Tractor-L9080013?brand_name_search=917258562+CRAFTSMAN
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If the link doesn't work, go to www.searspartsdirect.com Put in the model number of your tractor. Then look to the right for a button for a manual. Click there.

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There are other safety switches as well. The electrical diagram shows (2) of the interlock switches (part no. 16 in diagram) in the electrical system. The location of the 2nd one could be on the transmission or the clutch/brake pedal. It could also be on the PTO system (blade actuator if you will). See if you can find the other switch on your unit. I have an LT1000 and have NOT looked for them. Here is an electrical diagram on your unit.

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Craftsman-Parts/Riding-mower-tractor-Parts/Model-917273751/0247/1509200/P0403265/00001?blt=06&prst=&shdMod=

Posted on Aug 14, 2011

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The manual will cover it.

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

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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there are thousands of these mowers out there, and most people do not have the problem that you are experiencing - let's face reality, you are hitting something, that's the only way these break - it is impractical to make a machine that will mow through rocks, stumps, and water pipes and not break - also, sears does not MAKE anything, they contract companies to make products for them - if you want a thicker, tougher mandrel housing, log onto www.amcpartsstore.com. they recently began offering a heavy duty version of the mandrel housing, part no. 130794. i've seen these and they are definitely beefy - just be sure to put everything together correctly and tighten all the nuts and bolts firmly, and try to avoid the rocks and stumps

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

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