Adjusting Drive Belts

1. Remove cap screw (A), three cap nuts and washers and outer belt shield (B).


A-Cap Screw
B-Outer Belt Shield

E44225

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2. Check belt tension by pressing belts midway between sheaves at location (B). Belts should deflect according to specifications.

Specification

Belt Tension -Deflection Approximately 19 mm (3/4 in.) at 89 N (20 lb force)

3. Adjust belt tension at bolt (A) as necessary, using special wrench provided. ( Special wrench is stored at hitch center link location. )

4. Return special wrench to storage location.

5. Install outer belt shield and hardware.


A-Bolt
B-Location

E44356
E44357

Special Wrench Storage Location

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