- 1 How do you put a belt on a Craftsman 46 inch lawn mower?
- 2 What size belt do I need for a 42 inch deck?
- 3 What size belt goes on a Craftsman 42 inch deck?
- 4 How often replace mower deck belt?
- 5 How do you adjust the belt tension on a Craftsman riding lawn mower?
- 6 What size belt do I need for my Craftsman riding mower?
- 7 How tight should my mower belt be?
How do you put a belt on a Craftsman 46 inch lawn mower?
Reach between the mower deck and lawn tractor’s frame. Slip the old mower deck drive belt off the engine crankshaft stack pulley by hand. Slip the belt from around the top mower deck left-side idler and mandrel pulley. Pull the old mower deck drive belt to the right side of the mower deck.
What size belt do I need for a 42 inch deck?
There’s no standard size for a 42 – inch -cut riding mower. Each model uses a different size belt. To give examples, some models use a drive belt that is ½ inch wide by 92 inches in length, while others use a belt ½ inch wide by 85 inches in length.
What size belt goes on a Craftsman 42 inch deck?
174883. AYP / Craftsman / Sears Deck Drive Belt fits 42 ” cut (2002-2003). Size: 5/8″ x 97″. Replaces part number 174883.
How often replace mower deck belt?
Do you find yourself replacing your mower belts every year? If so, something is most likely wrong. You shouldn’t need to replace belts every year, or more in one year. A common cause of belt breakage is excessive grass clippings on the deck.
How do you adjust the belt tension on a Craftsman riding lawn mower?
Push the belt keepers on the transaxle pulley down and slide the belt over the transaxle pulley. Pull the slack from the back of the tractor (transaxle pulley) and slide the belt on to the stationary and clutch idlers. This will increase the tension in the belt and hold it in place.
What size belt do I need for my Craftsman riding mower?
AYP / Craftsman / Sears Drive Belt fits 8 HP 36″ & 42″ cut front engine riders blade belt. Size: 1/2″ x 82-5/8″. Replaces # 140067.
How tight should my mower belt be?
Roughly, starting out about as tight as an alternator belt, maybe an inch of play side to side So, tight but not super tight, hard to explain it just takes practice. Too tight is no good, I find if it’s tight enough where it doesn’t slap around at all then it’s also too tight, ain’t life grand.