Please HELP!

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Rebba, May 10, 2008.

  1. Rebba

    Rebba LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 3

    Hello! I'm new at this site and I really need some help.
    I have a 22hp poulan pro. The belt (drive belt) I'm guessing, broke and I need to put a new one back on. I cant get the belt on unless I take the pullies off and I can't get the pullies off because the motor turns when I try to loosen the bolt:dizzy:
    Can someone tell me how to get the pullies off?
  2. Albery's Lawn & Tractor

    Albery's Lawn & Tractor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,674

    Use an impact gun to take it off. Not sure which exxact mower you have but I don't think you need to take many pullies off to put the belt back on.
  3. Rebba

    Rebba LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 3

    It has two pullies ( I think) then the shaft. Then a pully I need to put the belt on.
    But how do I use the impact gun if the motor turns when I try taking the nut off with just a wrench? I need to find out how to stop the motor from turning while I take the nut off.
  4. Bill Kapaun

    Bill Kapaun LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 964

    A little more info than 22 HP Puolan would be helpful.
    Is this a hydro?

    The owners manual should have instructions on changing the belt.
    IF you don't have one, look at this link ans see if it's similar.
    Instructions are on page 23-25.
  5. Rebba

    Rebba LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 3

    Thanks for the information. It will help alot:)
  6. totallawncare25

    totallawncare25 LawnSite Senior Member
    from TN
    Messages: 288

    an impact will not spin the motor it will hammer away at the bolt to get it out of the crankshaft in the motor

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