Asked by: Nicki Fallnit
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st May, 2020

How do you change a belt on a yard machine edger?

Here are the steps to do that quickly and easily.
  1. Step 1: Remove Spark Plug Wire.
  2. Step 2: Drain Gas And Oil.
  3. Step 3: Remove Belt Guard.
  4. Step 4: Check Blade Condition.
  5. Step 5: Remove Lawn Edger Belt.
  6. Step 6: Install New Belt.
  7. Step 7: Re-Install Belt Guard.
  8. Step 8: Fill Gas and Oil Tanks.

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Also asked, how do I change the belt on my edger?

Loosen the flange nut on top of the frame, letting the idler pivot assembly pivot a little. Reach into the back of the edger and pull off the existing belt from around the flywheel pulley. Then remove the spindle belt guard by removing any screws you see there.

Additionally, when should I replace my edger blade? A: Edger blades vary in length from 8 to 10 inches when new, so you should be able to go through a season without replacing the blade. However, if you are using your edger more frequently, performance will start to deteriorate after the blade reaches half its original size.

Keeping this in consideration, how do I change the blade on my Troy Bilt edger?

Walk to the right side of the edger from the operator's position. Insert a 5/16-inch Allen wrench into the spindle's hole in the center of the nut on top of the blade. Hold the Allen wrench in position, place an adjustable wrench on the nut and turn it counterclockwise to loosen and remove it.

How do you change the blade on a Craftsman electric edger?

BLADE REPLACEMENT: Place the 5/16" Allen wrench in the spindle hole (Fig. 16). While holding the Allen wrench in place, loosen the nut with a 15/16" wrench by turning it counterclockwise (Fig.

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