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JON, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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Can you adjust the ground speed on a cub cadet LT1045

Customer Question

Can you adjust the ground speed on a cub cadet LT1045 hydrostatic trans
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Just purchased used
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes sorry for the delay
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.
No, speed is determined by how much the pedal is pushed and tightens the drive belt
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
any adjustment on the drive belt
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.
No, there is a tensioner with a spring that controls the tightness once pedal pressed.
Are you wanting more speed or less?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
more speed. Seems very slow and lack of some power going up hill
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.
This will be caused by Stretch drive belt and they drive belt one need to be replaced to get more speed