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The bolt holding the electric clutch to the engine shaft…

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The bolt holding the...

The bolt holding the electric clutch to the engine shaft will not tighten up. It will work loose as it runs

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

10 yrs. old. I replaced the clutch last year.

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

Yes if I can.

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

The bolt seems to thread into shaft ok without the clutch so I know the threads are good

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

New bolt, and thick flat washer and a lock washer on the bolt? Does the bolt get tight and pulley has no slack?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
on all. It works loose as it runs
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I got it tight this time, let me see if that works first. Thanks for your help.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 months ago

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