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Yardman 38" cut, won't drive any more. Any ideas what the broken bit is?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by apples017, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. apples017

    apples017 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 102

    I'm still working on getting a manual for this thing.

    I have replaced the bearings in the vari drive pulley, and noticed that the pulley has been rubbing into the bracket that it sits on. There is now a groove cut into the bracket thing, fron the radius/diameter of the pulley.

    I think there is supposed to be a thrust washer there? Any ideas on that?

    If I had that damn manual it would be easier.

    Next question.

    I replaced the bearings, but they have no seals on them. How ya supposed to keep the grass and dirt and stuff out of the tiny needle bearings?

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