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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dhenegar, Jul 29, 2000.

  1. dhenegar

    dhenegar LawnSite Member
    Messages: 143

    Has anyone had any problems with the mule drive idler arm not holding grease and rattling. Its the left side of the two big pulleys that turns the blades. <p><p><font size="1">Edited by: dhenegar
  2. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,696

    Since the Lazer Z is a hydro I didn't think it had mule drive anything.
  3. Grasscape Inc

    Grasscape Inc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 235

    Mule is the HUGE belt that goes from engine to deck.
  4. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,993

    You are referring to the deck belt, not the mule drive, I think. And the pivot on the arm rather than the pulley. I have a Kees that is very similar and have not had that problem. Most likely there is a bronze bushing or some kind of bushing in the arm that is worn out. Just a guess.

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