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belt issue on tthp exmark walk....lets chat

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by grass disaster, Nov 22, 2009.

  1. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,748

    i have a exmark 48" that i noticed this fall really started to shake when the blades were engaged.

    upon review i noticed the belt had bumps in it making the pulleys bounce around and shakes the deck.

    should i contact exmark with my issue? or some how try to find a "good" belt?



    the machines about 3 years old.


    what do you guys think?
     
  2. dishboy

    dishboy LawnSite Fanatic
    from zone 6
    Messages: 5,900

    I think three years is what you would more than expect for a service life of a belt.
     
  3. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,748

    but the belt appears to be in great shape. not cracked or anything.

    i don't put on very many hours so its not "worn out" i know that.
     
  4. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    My TTHPs belt is around 5 years old and has no problems, even the belt on my metro, which is almost 9 years old still works great! But I dont use the metro much anymore. Yeah, Ive had to tighten up the turnbuckles here and there, but the belt itself is in fine shape. If you have problems that soon, take it and let the dealer see what its doing, they should give you another belt no charge.
     

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