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I have a snapper 11hp mower and the belt keeps falling off when I run the blades. But when I adjust the tentioner then I see smoke from burning rubber. The pulleys all spin freely so what could this be?

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Get a new drive wheel.
Put mower in neutral.
Stand mower on rear supports.
Remove the four bolts holding the old wheel.
install new wheel.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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sounds like either the spindal bearings are shot or maybe the spindal shaft is bent. check for up and down slop at the blades. then turn blades towards each other and check that the heigth lines up. also chec the idler pully to make sure it is not slapping around.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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SOURCE: broken belt

This is actually pretty simple:

Remove Pto guard on mower deck

Stand mower up on back stands

Pull the friction disc away from the drive disc

slip new belt in between the friction disc and drive disc pushing all the way through

release friction disc allowing to come back in contact with drive disc

loop belt around engine pulley

let mower back down

route belt around mower pulley

loosen guides on idler pulley

route belt through idler pulley

with engine off move pto lever to tighten mower belt

adjust guides on idler pulley allowing 1/8" from belt

tighten bolt on idler pulley

release pto tension

install mower pto guard

and you should be ready to mow

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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SOURCE: shearing of flywheel pin on starting 12 hp snapper

When you the key this time, put the flywheel on first then the key but this time use a little grit between the flywheel and crankshaft. Something like grinding compound. It will keep the flywheel from moving plus make sure you torque down the flywheel nut good.
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Good Day.

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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SOURCE: how to adjust rubber drive disc on snapper mower

Pages 101, 102 of this may help. http://bsintek.basco.com/BriggsDocumentDisplay/default.aspx?filename=aheruJvLlSZk
If that's the wrong manual, try this link http://www.snapper.com/manuals/index.cfm?rd=1

Posted on Mar 23, 2010

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