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I need to take the PTO off of a STX38 hydro Can you give me a step by step way

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  • Patrick Townes Mar 21, 2011

    removing the bolt is where I am having the problem How do I stop the crank from turning and is it loosened clockwise or counter Thanks

  • Patrick Townes Mar 21, 2011

    I got it thanks

  • Patrick Townes Mar 21, 2011

    Got me going



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Unplug the connector wire. Take the tensioner spring loose for the deck belts, then slip the belts off of the pulleys in the front of the mower right below the engine. There is a single 5/8" bolt than comes out vertically on the bottom of the PTO clutch. Take that bolt out and make sure the 2 belts are slipped off of the pulleys and the PTO clutch should drop right down. Make sure and remember how the spacers and the square slip pin goes in the pulley assembly above the PTO clutch. Install back in the reverse way that you removed it. However it also helps give you more room to work if you lower the mower deck all the way "down".

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Posted on Mar 21, 2011


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