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jdseven
09-24-2001, 02:46 PM
Could anyone tell me how much play you should have on a new blade drive belt when it is engaged? Thanks

khouse
09-24-2001, 05:40 PM
I would say whatever you have for a tightener should have a spring on it. Adjust your linkage where there is a 3/16 gap between the links in the spring when engaged. Maybe you don't have the original spring. If in doubt buy a new spring.

TLS
09-24-2001, 06:02 PM
Are we supposed to have ESP? What type of Lawnmower?

jdseven
09-24-2001, 07:41 PM
Sorry Its a 36" Giant Vac w/b

Fish
09-24-2001, 08:01 PM
With the mower off, blades engaged, spark plug wire off, turn the blades backward by hand. If the belt slips and does not turn the
engine , then it is loose as far as cutting grass.
Fish

jdseven
09-25-2001, 09:42 AM
Fish thanks for the info