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changing 440 pump drive belt

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by timo2le, Jun 6, 2005.

  1. timo2le

    timo2le LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I broke a pump drive belt last night on a 440 with range wings. While it was still light enough to see, I removed the driveshaft from the front deck, but couldn't get the belt off due to the "clutch anchor"??? I couldn't see how the clutch anchor is attached to the frame. What do I need to remove to change the belt? I will be taking the seat out to gain better access to the pump/clutch. Do I need to remove the front deck to get access from underneath?

    Thanks for your help!

  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Messages: 9,769

    You do not need to remove the deck, you do need to unbolt the drive shaft though, which it sounds like you already did.
    The clutch anchor simply unbolts where it is attached to the frame.
    It is a time consuming job, but it is fairly simple.


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