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 05-02-2004, 09:36 Post: 84956
Chingachgook



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 Zforce44 belt tension adjustment?

I am replacing the PTO and blade drive belts on Zforce 44... How the heck do I adjust tension on the idler pulley(s)? Idlers are spring loaded and I see no adjustment.
When removing the old belt the manual says "loosen the belt retaining bolt" - what bolt? There is not a belt retaining bolt on the deck (that I can find).
Also, manual says when reinstalling belts - "do not over tighten. Adjust idler pulley so that a ten pound pull deflects the belt about 1/2 inch"
Nothing that I can find will allow me to adjust the idler pulley(s).
Anyone got experience with one of these yet?
thanks!






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