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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mock, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. mock

    mock LawnSite Member
    Messages: 52

    so far this year has been aw some we have pick up more lawns this year than any other year mowing but with more work its seems the more belts break which a person think would be normal but not this case we have change all pulley on 2 mower that are the same mower we buy a pix brand belt put it on and with in a few hours it is in sherd's they say they are a tough belt but we have went through 8 b116 and 4 a115 belts and when they shred the cord out of the center wraps around the clutch and tears up our $70.00 drive belt any ideas PLEASE
  2. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    One of my Exmarks did this last year, My Dealer didn't even know what it was....

    Belive it or not it was outta adjustment by avout 1/2 an inch....

    Readjustied no problem
  3. DavisLawn

    DavisLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 141

    i was having the same problem...was buggin the crap outta me ... couldnt find anything wrong..... finally we shimmed the idler pulley about a quarter inch.... and so far it seems to have solved the problem. hope this helps.

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