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belt maintenance

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by corycc, May 16, 2001.

  1. corycc

    corycc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    I bought a 36" metro and the belts at first were great. They never slipped, not even when hauling me up hill. But after being in the rain, dust and other such elements, the wheel belts, not the transmission belt, have begun to slip. I adjusted the springs to make more tension, but they still slipped and made it much more difficult for me to use. Is there somthing I can do to the belts to get them in the shape they were when i bought it a month ago?
  2. grassyfras

    grassyfras LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,475

    sorry but this replywont answer your queastuon but anyways i just changed the blades on my mower then when we turned it on it made a funny noisy and smell o i stopped what i was doing now i asee that the belts are all torn up in to places what did i do wrong and i have the smae problem as you do
  3. SMB

    SMB LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    Belt dressing, pick it up from an auto parts store. But hang on when you first use it with belt dressing!

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