How to adjust a drive belt on a Craftsman riding lawn mower that begins cutting grass before it is engaged?

verchel3 years ago

i recently bought a used riding mower from craftsman. the belt broke on it right after i got it home. i have replaced the belt according to diagrams but it is still to loose to turn the pulleys. i am wondering how can i adjust the tension on it to where i can use the mower

Wesley6668 years ago
either the belt is to short or the handle that engages it is bent somehow so it stays on. You may want to consult a professional.
yo man8 years ago
get a frend to fix it for you or get new mower.