52" bunton belt issue

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by chines63, Jan 23, 2005.

  1. chines63

    chines63 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 47

    I have a bunton with belt on blade from bottom of engine. Problem is the belt will not stay on. Every time I start to use machine, the belt comes off. If someone can help, I sure would appreciate it. Belt is appro. 28" folded semi V
  2. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    The belt may be stretched so you may need a new one. I'm not familiar with bunton machines so I don't know if there is a way to tighten it up or not. If you have an owners manual for the machine you look in there and see if it tells you how to tighten it up. Hope that helps.
  3. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    Also check and make sure something hasnt got against the pulley and damaged it also, a bent pulley with cause a belt to jump off also

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