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Can't get the drive belt back on LT160. The brake tension

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Can't get the drive belt back on LT160. The brake tension spring will not stretch far enough. How do I get slack to re-attach the spring?
JA: We'll do all we can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Heavy Equipment Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: when putting on a drive belt on a LT160 is the brake tension spring the last thing you do?
JA: Is there anything else the Heavy Equipment Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

See attached link above. Did you remove the spring? You should have locked the brake down and then replace the belt!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Did you see my response and link? Please use the 5 star rating system to close and get me credit! Thanks,

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