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how do i adjust the belt on my toro self propeld 6.5 horse

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how do i adjust the belt on my toro self propeld 6.5 horse reycle lawn morrow the belt is very very lose there can cause a hard start condition 22 inch (personal pace rear drive mulch side dischard
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  James W replied 5 years ago.

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Either the belt has come off the pulley on the bottom of the mower and is wrapped around the crankshaft (or is broken there).

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Or the spring has come off the transmission

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the spring is what is reponsible for tilting the transmission (and the pulley on top of it) away from the engine adding tension

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Or the belt is worn so thin that it falls too far into the groves of the V pulley.

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There is a complete 88 manual on the drive systems which covers how to repair your units on the toro site as well as owners manual

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The owners manual, I believe, will show how to change the belt.

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If the instructions in the owners manual are not good enough

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the drive systems manual will do that and much more

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Here is the easiest way to get all available manuals available for your Toro Unit.

Simply Input your model number and your exact serial number

The model number cannot be the Hood number, but must be the actual unit model number such as 38589. Serial numbers normally look likeNNN-NN-NNNN

It says type none of your unit does not have a serial number.

You cannot type none if your unit has a serial number and you just do not have it. If you do not have it, wait until you do.

A list of manuals will come up for you to choose from.

If the manual is downloadable, there will be a link for it on the left.

If it is only available for purchase, then that link is normally on the right.

Let me know if you need more help finding your Toro Manual

Expert:  James W replied 5 years ago.
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