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How do I break loose a mower blade nut on a spindle that the

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How do I break loose a mower blade nut on a spindle that the blade has stripped the star pattern off of on a LT-1045 mower?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  RUSS replied 6 years ago.

hi

 

The spindal nut is a nylock nut (nut with a plastic insert) that if heatd with a torch may come off with a standard wrench if yo hit the wrench wiht a hammer. If not an impac wrench is needed.

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
How do I hold the spindle shaft still, to remove the nut, since the blade spins freely?
Expert:  RUSS replied 6 years ago.

HI

 

TENSION THE BLADE BELT OF FIND A METHOD OF HOLDING THE BLADE PULLEY FOR THAT SHAFT. A STRAP WRENCH MAY HOLD IT BUT YOU PROBABLY NEED AN IMPAC WRENCH TOO.

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