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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Just put on a drive belt. tractor moves but belt is not tight

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just put on a drive belt. tractor moves but belt is not tight enough for it to go up a slight incline. Is there a way to tighten belt? LT 155 john deere
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Customer: dive belt not tight enough to go up a slight incline
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
http://jdpc.deere.com/pimages/MP23/MP23124________UN22JUN00.gif
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
Is the belt on all the pulleys correctly? Is the tension spring in place and the idler free to move?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
http://outdoorpowerinfo.com/repairs/deere_lt160_auto_belts.asp
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
Be sure you have belt routed through the idlers correctly, flat side of belt to the flat idler, grooved side to the grooved pulley!
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
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