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Having problem hooking up snowblower to simplicity 6200

Customer Question

having problem hooking up snowblower to simplicity 6200 tractor belt keeps coming off pulley when disengaging
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: just bought both used wondering if its missing a pulley keeper
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: everything looks good need to check belt size looks really slack when disengaged
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.

Do you have the full model number for the tractor and the blower? There should be belt guides to keep the drive belt in place, at each pulley. Do you have the belt guides and are they close enough to the pulleys to keep the belt from slipping out??

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
tractor id(###) ###-#### looks like missing one belt guide one pulleys that engage tension
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Either find a belt guide, or make one, and that should keep belt on.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
know what size belt used to connect snow blower that's the one slipping off pulley
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Looking at the two blowers shown to work with the tractor, neither show drive belt.?? What is your blower number?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
need belt diagram for snow blower attachment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

need your snow blower numbers!

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
think tractor is a 6212 will look for snow blower number
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no numbers on blower
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
engine has vertical drive shaft belt goes from pulley on blower back and around two idler pulleys and then forward to engine pulley idler pulleys are pulled backwards to tighten and engage belt
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

I have nothing. Let me opt out and see if someone else can help. Sorry.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
thanks
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
think snow blower is1690548