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Curtis B.
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Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 25644
Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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It is justthe one on this page - no forward or reverse,

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It is justthe one on this page - no forward or reverse, except my transmission belt was off. Now it's on but not spinning.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Just happened last week.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If I can
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The rear lever is "engaged", & up until last week, it pulls my hill strong. 160 hours on X320
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Small Engine Technician about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 4 months ago.

Belt has to be spinning the top pulley, or mower will not drive. With engine off, take a close look at the belt and see if it is tight and on all the pulleys, Try turning the belt, the engine pulley should not move on the crankshaft

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 4 months ago.

See link below. Is the tension spring in place?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Sorry, I was fiddling with it again while I was waiting for your initial response. I got it running. Thanks for getting back to me. I've downloaded the app so I can reach out next time I can't resolve something.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 4 months ago.

OK> Please rate to close.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 4 months ago.

If you don't rate in a posiitve matter the question never close and I don't get credit.