John Deere LX178 15hp

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Old 07-01-15, 11:00 AM
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Hopefully I can find some help here. I am a single mother trying to fix my riding mower myself to save money, but I have run into a road block. How in the world do I remove the pulley from the shaft coming out of the bottom of the engine. I am sure there is a easy way, but I have tried everything.
 
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Old 07-01-15, 12:23 PM
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Most mowers have a bolt up inside hollow shaft of engine pulley. Use an extension to get socket into tube and remove bolt. Pulley should then nearly fall off.

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Why does it need to come off?
It would take an impact wrench to get the bolt off.
 
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Old 07-01-15, 09:14 PM
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Yeah, an impact wrench is usually used because the engine turns when you try to turn the bolt.
 
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Old 07-02-15, 09:28 AM
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If you need to lock the engine remove the spark plug, move the piston to the bottom of the stroke, load the cylinder with small rope like pull start rope, leave a little hang out, when you try to turn the engine the rope will stop it, when finished remove the rope. Have a good one. Geo
 
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