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Ive had a Troy Built pony lawn mower I got marked down at Lowes . I have never been able to keep a belt on the mower deck. I bought a new one and put it on and didnt make it to the end of the back yard before it was chewed up and came off. Ive had to change it at least once a season. It was marked down at Lowes when I got it so I assume they knew it was messed up

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Toy Bilt Pone 42" cut

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Im about ready to have a tech do it unless its a matter of r&r parts. About 3 or 4 yrs old

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Not that I know of

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago
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Sounds like there is an issue with a pulley. Is it electric PTO or a manual PTO
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Manual PTO
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago
Engage the lever like you were going to move with the machine off. Look over the routing of the belt and see if it is touching any metal on the deck
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