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The mower deck belt on my scotts s2046 comes off after a minute or so of operation. What's going on? Thanks

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You should have some type of belt tensioner,most common type is a pulley with a spring to hold pressure on belt.Spring may be missing or stretched {2}belt could be stretched {3}pulleys may be out of alignment

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