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Does the belt tighten up when you pull the handle to engage it? If not and the belt is routed correctly then check the cable or rod that actuates it and see if you can tighten it up.
The drive belt does not tighten up no matter how I try to get the machine moving. I have been informed that there is tensioner some where in the drive train. I am unable to find this part and how to replace it.