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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.
 

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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.
 

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Glad to hear that you got it resolved. It definitely can take a while to figure out how to adjust belts and get everything aligned properly.

Your posts will be good future reference for others that have the same issue.
 
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