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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I've got a Sears Lawn Tractor. Replaced the mower deck drive

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I've got a Sears Lawn Tractor. Replaced the mower deck drive belt. But I forgot where the drive belt cable spring connects. Directions say to the Idler Arm. Where is that?
JA: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Craftsman Model nr###-##-#### It's about 4 years old.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes, I'm all done except for this spring on the end of the cable. I disconnected the spring on the wrong end.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No, thank you.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Idler bracket is the lever that has the idler pulley on it, the spring has to pull the pulley tight against the belt See picture below.