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42 inch mower how to adjust deck belt tension

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42 inch mower how to adjust deck belt tension
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
See the link above, There is no adjustment. When the engage cable is moved, the springs should tighten the belt. Is the cable allowing the idlers to move? Slip the cable out of the lower bracket on the deck and see if the belt tightens. If not, you may have to remove the deck and free up the linkage.

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