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Curtis B.
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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a 1028 and runs perfect. I recently replaced the

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I have a 1028 and runs perfect. I recently replaced the belts as preventative maintained and it runs good until I hit the snow then the traction belt falls off
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Is the tension spring in place, that keeps the belts tight? What is full make and model number?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
tension springs good. Model 924109. Serial 000729
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Auger belt not tight until you squeeze handle
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Page 17 and 18 is traction belt. It should be tight. Is it loose or ???

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Traction belt is tight
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

This is the belt that falls off? Are the belt guides in place?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
traction belt falls off. Guides are in place
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

No problem before belts were replaced? Belts exact same size? Belt has to be on wrong, or the idler spring is not keeping tension on the belt.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Why would it run fine until it hits snow
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are there bearings on any of those pulleys
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Bearing is made into the pulleys.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Do the pulleys turn freely?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Which pulley is belt coming off of?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Traction. Nearest the motor
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

# ***** is belt finger, to keep belt on. And is pulley aligned with the other pulley?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm checking g that alignment now. Didn't realize there are two set screws
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

OK>