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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: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
http://jdpc.deere.com/pimages/MP23/MP23124________UN22JUN00.gif
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
http://outdoorpowerinfo.com/repairs/deere_lt160_auto_belts.asp
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
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