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New clutch doesnt line up with bracket

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by thefed, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. thefed

    thefed LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 350

    I have an 02 bobcat 52" ZTR....clutch went and i bought a new one....checked 2x it is the right part

    put the new clutch on, but the bracket that holds the bottom half in place (you know...the bracket that slides onto the 'stud' then bolts to the clutch) doesnt line up with the bolt holes in the new clutch

    so....so i need a new bracket....or did i get the wrong clutch? mower shop swears its the right one....but the space between bolt holds is 1" greater than that on the bracket

  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Load the unit up and take it to where you bought the clutch and show them it's wrong, If their local of course.....
  3. thefed

    thefed LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 350

    oh,it's goin! the dealer is great and should be able to get it right. just wondering if anyone;s had a similar problem...and whether it was the clutch or if the new clutches have new brackets

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