Belt Replacement Download

Replace Transaxle Drive Belt

Although the procedure shows the Transaxle Drive Belt for the Pro-Turn 600, the Transaxle Drive Belt is the same for similar style units.
Step 1
  1. Place steering levers in neutral position and engage parking brake.
Step 2
  1. Stop engine, remove key and wait for all moving parts to stop and for hot parts to cool.
Steps 3 - 5
  1. Position mower deck at lowest cutting height.
  2. Remove and retain belt covers.
  3. Lift and rotate access panel rearward until it locks into place. Ensure that footrest release knob is fully engaged.
Use care when releasing idler spring tension. Keep body parts away from idlers when performing this operation.
Steps 6 - 7
  1. Slowly remove spring hook from anchor bolt to release tension from belt idler.
  2. Remove PTO belt.
Steps 8 - 9
  1. Insert breaker bar or similar tool into square hole of idler arm.
  2. Pull breaker bar counter-clockwise to release tension from belt.
Step 10
  1. Disconnect clutch wire.
Step 11
  1. Remove hardware securing clutch stop bracket to frame and remove bracket.
DO NOT cut cable tie.
Step 12
  1. Disconnect spring from anchor bolt.
Step 13
  1. Remove the transaxle drive belt from the system in the following order:
    1. From right transaxle sheave.
    2. From left tranaxle sheave.
    3. From engine sheave.
Step 14
  1. Install the transaxle drive belt to drive system in the following order:
    1. Around left transaxle sheave.
    2. Around engine transaxle sheave.
    3. Around right transaxle sheave.
Steps 15 - 18
  1. Align belt with idler pulley.
  2. Reconnect idler spring hook to anchor bolt.
  3. Insert breaker bar or similar tool into square hole of idler arm.
  4. Pull breaker bar clockwise to increase belt tension.
Make sure belt has tension and is aligned in all pulleys.
Step 19
  1. Reinstall clutch stop bracket and secure with original hardware.
Steps 20 - 21
  1. Reinstall clutch wire.
  2. Return seat to operating position.
Steps 22 - 24
  1. Install PTO belt around clutch sheave at rear of unit.
  2. Install PTO belt around top groove of split pulley at deck center and around left spindle pulley.
  3. Align belt with idler pulleys.
  4. Reinstaller idler spring hook around anchor bolt to apply tension to belt.
Ensure belts are correctly aligned in pulleys.
Steps 25 - 26
  1. Reinstall belt covers.
  2. Pull footrest release knob to close footrest.