SnowBlower Braking belts

Reply

  #1  
Old 02-12-10, 07:07 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 145
SnowBlower Braking belts

I have a 1979 Yardman SnowBird 6/24. They thing is a work horse and runs great. But now it is breaking the belt. Not sure how to explain which belt but. It is the one on the outside that is given tention when I push the handle to go Forward or pull it back to go in reverse. I guess it would be the drive belt. Went to local small engine shop and he has been out of them so he told me that the local Autoparts store sells the same ones hel had. The label on the belt says Lawn and garden on it so it does not seem to be a normal Autobelt.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 02-12-10, 12:14 PM
indypower1's Avatar
Member
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire
Posts: 634
Please post the model number. If you do go to an auto parts store, make sure that you get a belt made for outdoor power equipment as they are VERY different than a regular automotive belt.
An OPE belt is made to take the stress of engagement where a regular automotive will not.
Maybe that is the problem. The belt was replaced with an automotive belt.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes