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Is your traction drive belt tight?
You stated that your traction drive belt is not moving. This indicates that your belt is too loose.
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Do you have your belt properly routed around all of your pulleys? Do your belt smell like it is burning?
If your belt is routed correctly, it should tighten after you fully release your brake/clutch pedal.
#10 and #32 should tighten your belt, after you release your brake pedal. Will your mower roll if your push your bypass lever in, and then try pushing your mower?
Yes, that will rule out a problem with your transmission. Most of the time, your transmission will give a warning prior to failing completely.
I would definitely focus on your belt, rather than your transmission. Keep in mind that your mower was driving just fine, prior to your belt breaking.
We can continue on tomorrow.
I am not sure of the recommended distance for your belt. If you can get someone to assist you. Have them to fully depress and fully release your brake/clutch pedal, as you watch part #32. This will help you to determine if your belt is actually tightening, and also will help you to determine if your belt is routed correctly. Transmission will usually whine, slip, jerk, etc., prior to going out completely.
You are very welcome! Take your time and inspect everything closely.
Also, keep in mind that the flat side of your belt goes against your flat pulley, and the v side of your belt fits into your v-pulleys.