How do you tighten the belt on a Honda push mower?

Remove the screws and set the housing to the side. Locate the screw on the transmission pulley wheel. Insert the screwdriver into the screw and turn it clockwise to create more tension on the belt. The belt needs to be tight enough to stay on the pulley and not slip, while not so tight that the pulley no longer turns.

Similarly, it is asked, what is Honda smart drive?

Smart Drive uses an ergonomically shaped paddle lever designed to be used by either hand. Simply place your hands on the convenient, adjustable control and rotate it to match your mowing conditions. Smart Drive is designed to be used with your palms or thumbs, whichever is comfortable.

can I push a self propelled mower? Yes, you can push a self propelled lawn mower, it won’t damage the transmission in any way. Pushing a self propelled mower is though work, especially on a hot day. Self propelled mowers are built more robustly than a regular push mower, obviously being self propelled the weight of the mower is less important.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how do you adjust a clutch cable on a lawn mower?

Drive Clutch Cable Adjustment

  1. With the engine stopped, position. the control cable bands as. shown.
  2. Pull the shift lever all the way. back to the neutral position.
  3. Start the engine and move the. throttle lever to the FAST. position.
  4. Engage the drive clutch lever and. confirm the following: a. Mower does not self-propel. b.
  5. Loosen the top and bottom drive.

Why does my mower belt keep stretching?

If the spring is stretched but the belt is loose, the problem is the pivot. To cure this you will need to Sprat the pivot with WD-40 and tap the idler arm with a hammer. This should cause the belt to tighten. The release the lever and tap the arm back.

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