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I have a cub cadet z-force 2013 model. It will run, but

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Hello, I have a cub cadet z-force 2013 model. It will run , but won't pull ?!?!
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: The handle that engages the transmission when pulled, it ran about 20 feet then quit pulling. I have tested the switch. And it's ok. Do you have any ideas???
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Z track has two transmissions, if neither pull or turn the belt that drives them is off one of the pulleys.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

See link for belt.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

The single belts drives both transmissions, a spring loaded idler keeps belt tight.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks we will check the belt. The link I tried to hit would not show anything? ?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

!! does not work for me either! Let me try another.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

This one works! May be wrong model. Need you long model number to find exact belt arrangement, but you get the idea! One belt, two transmissions!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you so very much !!! That fixed the problem !!!!! It had jumped off. Your help was WONDERFUL! !!!!!
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

GOOD JOB! Educated guess! Please accept to close! Thank you!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 12 months ago.

Question still shows open, please accept to close or I don't get paid.

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