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I changed all belts on mower model42 inch cut, after

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I changed all belts on mower model###-##-####42 inch cut, after changing belts it continues to run with pedal released in forward or reverse, do you have any idea what I have done to cause this?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Belts exact same length as the old ones? Is the long belt routed through the idlers correctly? Did you check the variable pulley to be sure it turns freely?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I cannot fix it now. Can I call you tomorrow?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

I will be here, but look at the manual and the links. Call is extra charge and I don't kno what I can add. Belts will have guides to keep belts in place, are they close to the pulleys, so belt can not be slipped out until moved?