How many belts does a craftsman lt1000 have?

There are two belts that might be needed on that model. One is a v-belt for the mower, which is part number 144959. That belt measures 1/2 wide by 11/32 thick by 95.25 long. The other belt is a drive v-belt, part number 401603.

How long is a craftsman 42 inch deck belt?


Length : 101.5 (in.)
Width : 0.5 (in.)

What size belt does a craftsman 46 inch deck?

AYP / Craftsman / Sears Deck Belt fits 46″ & 50″ Decks. Size: 1/2″ x 88-3/4″.

What is the difference between a deck belt and drive belt?

The “drive” belt (the one that makes the machine move) is 532178138. The primary belt deck belt runs from the electric clutch to the deck is 532174368 and the secondary deck belt that runs from pulley to pulley on the deck is 532180808. Model numbers make a huge difference on lawn mowers.

Do you have to remove mower deck to replace belt?

Removal of the deck would be extremely helpful when replacing any belt on the lawn mower. On some models you may not have to for the two lower belts, but it would still make the replacement procedure quicker and easier.

How long is a belt for a 42 inch deck?

Belt 954-04060C is 96.5 inches in length.

How do you tighten a craftsman drive belt?

Push the belt keepers on the transaxle pulley down and slide the belt over the transaxle pulley. Pull the slack from the back of the tractor (transaxle pulley) and slide the belt on to the stationary and clutch idlers. This will increase the tension in the belt and hold it in place.

How do I know if my V belt is worn out?

A correctly fitting V belt should slightly extend out of the pulley groove. If it extends out too high the belt may wear below the cord member. When a V belt rides below the edge of the groove this is usually a sign of a worn belt, worn pulley, or an incorrectly sized belt.

How big is the drive belt on a craftsman lawn mower?

The Craftsman LT1000 is a basic riding mower designed to cut residential lawns. It’s equipped with an automatic transmission, and it cuts 42 inches across. The mower requires regular maintenance to keep it running smoothly and safely. Over time, the drive belt that turns the mower blades can wear down or break.

How to change a drive belt in a Sears lt1000?

How to Change a Drive Belt in a Sears Lt1000. 1 Step 1. Park the tractor on a level surface and block the wheels so the unit will not move. Turn off the ignition to avoid accidental start-up. Place 2 Step 2. 3 Step 3. 4 Step 4. 5 Step 5.

How do you change drive belt on lawn mower?

Move to the right side and loop the belt around the pulleys on this side of the mower. Check the tension of the belt. It should only move about a finger’s width when pushed. Move the mowing deck into a non-mowing position and test the drive belt to make sure the tractor will move forward and back.

Where to remove drive belt from Sears tractor?

Remove the belt from these pulleys. Loop the old belt from around the rear axle pulley located between the rear tires of the tractor. Working from the right side of the tractor, remove the belt from the remaining two pulleys and discard it.