How To Replace Drive Belt On Toro Wheel Horse 1988?

How do you remove a deck from a Toro Wheel Horse?

How to Remove the Mowing Deck From a Toro

  1. Position the PTO lever/knob in the “stop” position and set the parking brake.
  2. Remove the PTO belt.
  3. Locate the deck support pin.
  4. Pull the pin of the deck support outward, releasing the deck from the deck lift arm.

Why does my hydrostatic transmission won’t move?

By far, the most common reason for hydrostatic transmission failure is old hydraulic fluid. John Deere states that “Operating outside of the recommended oil air temperature range may cause premature hydrostatic transmission failure.” Oil must be changed when its anti-foam additive decays.

How many belts does zero turn mower have?

Most mowers have at least two drive belts. There are two belts on most riding lawnmowers. One belt connects the transmission of the lawn tractor to the driveshaft pulley and the other belt connects the mower deck to the driveshaft pulley.

When should I change my Zero Turn belt?

There’s no definite amount of time that a mower belt is supposed to last, but increased mower use shortens the interval in which a belt needs replacement. Simply put, more use equals more wear. Additionally, faulty belts or mechanical failures like a seized pulley can make lawn mower belts break prematurely.

How do you change a belt on a zero turn mower?


  1. Disconnect the spark plugs. Move the mower to a work area on a hard, level surface and set the parking brake.
  2. Lower the mower deck.
  3. Remove the floorboard.
  4. Remove the pulley covers.
  5. Remove the blade belt.
  6. Install the new blade belt.
  7. Reinstall the pulley covers.
  8. Reinstall the floorboard.

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