SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENT
TO REPLACE EZT (E-Series
Transaxle) BELT (See Fig. 15)
Park the mower on a level surface.
DECK BELT INSTALLATION (See Figs. 14)
For ease in installing the deck belt, refer
to the routing decal under the seat.
Wrap the deck belt around
clutch pulley that is located on the engine
Route the belt forward
onto the deck.
Place belt around spring loaded
idlerpulley, between the pulley and guide.
bolt and nut.
Starting on the right hand side of the
deck, wrap the belt around the stationary
idler pulley, the right mandrel
then around to the left mandrel
Push inward on the idler arm and
route belt over stationary
pulley. Once belt is properly
idler arm to tension
check belt routing to make sure it
the routing decal, and the belt
does not have any twist. Correct
belt shields on both mandrel
and secure with fasteners.
BELT ROUTING DECAL /
ON FRONTOF DECK
EZT BELT REMOVAL
Be careful not to damage
blades on the EZT's as this can affect cooling or
damage the EZT's
Remove the deck belt (see "TO
DECK BELT" in this section
of the manual).
Unplug clutch from wiring harness.
Remove bolt from center of clutch and
slide clutch off of engine shaft.
Create slack in the belt by removing the
spring on the pump idler arm.
The belt should
now be able to be
from the engine pulley and EZT
Wrap the EZT belt around the EZT pulleys
Route the belt around the inside of the
Now you can wrap the belt around the
the spring on the pump idler
Install clutch on to engine shaft (pulley
side down) make sure key is installed
and align the clutch anti rotation tab into
slot on clutch.
clutch, install wire.
the deck belt onto the electric
belt (see "TO REPLACE
BELT" in this section
of the manual).