How to Put a Belt on a John Deere 160 Riding Mower?

Answer The John Deere 160 riding lawnmower uses a double blade mowing deck for cutting grass. The blades spin due to a series of pulleys mounted to the topside of the mower deck. The pulleys have a serpen... Read More »

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How to Replace a John Deere Riding Mower Deck Belt?

If your John Deere riding mower doesn't cut the grass when the deck is engaged, there is a good chance that the mower deck belt has broken or become too stretched out. Replacing the mower deck belt... Read More »

John Deere Riding Lawn Mower 42" cut belt keeps coming off?

There could be a number of reasons for this, however assuming the tension on the belt is correct, the main reason for debelting ( a word that I just made up) is if the drive pulley and driven pulle... Read More »

What oil should be used in a John Deere riding mower?

Gasoline-powered mowers work best with SAE 10W-30 oil. John Deere also recommends using an SAE 15W-40 oil in areas where the temperature does not fall below 5 degrees Fahrenheit. Use plus 50 SAE 0W... Read More »

How to Fix a John Deere Riding Mower?

Repair costs are high. Anytime engine-driven equipment requires a repair or rebuild by a professional mechanic, you'll pay two to three times more than the cost of parts alone. Since many of the pr... Read More »