I have a 2005 LT1042 and just replaced my blades. Everything went well until I tried to reinstall the belt keeper. Does anyone have a picture of how to route the belt keper rod or which hole the rod goes in?????
More info on my problem. I have aligned the belt keeper so it will fit but I found that it was in a slot on the clutch assembly which appears to me to be a problem unless the clutch assembly isn't supposed to turn when the engine is running. Can anyone tell me if the clutch is not supposed to turn? I am afraid to try to start the engine if I have the belt keeper installed incorrectly.
OK, I have solved my problem, so for the record, the belt keeper rod must fit in the one of the 2 slots on the clutch assembly. I should have recognized this as the clutch assembly can not turn or it would break the wire that activates the clutch. Duh, makes me feel a little stupid. Also for the recprd the belt keeper rod goes in the lowest hole toward the front of the tractor. I have now marked mine to avoid future confusion and I suggest anyone who removes the belt keeper do the same before removing it as the manual is of little help in this regard.