Is it ok to have the chain zip tied like this? The previous owner put it like this. I live in Florida so cold starts are a rare occasion. I've mowed for about 20 hours with it like this but kinda wonder what will happen if I undo the zip tie. What will happen if I undo the zip tie? The manual says that you should pull the chain to release the hydro belt during cold start ups. This prevents the starter from having to turn the motor and the hydro pump. I'm kinda thinking that the chain should be allow to go back in the hole after start up.