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problem with scag...maybe trans belt

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by tgriffi2, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. tgriffi2

    tgriffi2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    i have a scag 48" walk behind belt drive, fairly new, and i went to put it in gear and nothing happens. i went under the mower and found the transmission belt seems to be streched. i know it isnt the actual transmission itself because i temp. repaired the belt and it pulled the mower a little bit, only to have the belt kink up or fall off again. i was wondering how difficult of a job this would be to complete, just changing the belt, or will i need professional help. any other tips would be greatly appreciated. thanks

  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,845

    My scag has an adjustable pulley on it....can you adjust the puller to tighten up the belt? Changing the belt isn't difficult I think you just remove the blade belt and the stop on the clutch and the belt slips right on.

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