Similar Models: 1642HS and 1742HS(Export) SABRE (Model year 2002), 17.542HS SABRE, L17.542 Scotts, L2048 Scotts, L2548 Scotts, 108-17HS SABO, 108-14.5 SABO, L110, L120, L130, L105, L107, L118, L111, L108, 115, 125, 135, 145, 155C, 105, LA110, LA120, LA130, LA140, LA150, X110, X120, X140, LA115, LA125, LA135, LA145, LA155, LA165, LA175.
Left-hand and right-hand are referenced from the point of view of the tractor operator.
The flat backside of the belt rides on flat idlers; the inside vee rides in v-idlers and pulleys.
These John Deere lawn tractors use traction drive belt part number GX20006 which is 88.9 inch long, 0.5 wide, HA cross section, 0.35 thick, 40° polyester;
Remove the nut and pinion gear (#1, red) at the bottom of the steering shaft (#1, blue), viewed from the rear looking forward. Slide the steering shaft upward and loop the belt around the shaft. Slide the shaft back down and replace the pinion gear and nut so that the belt straddles the shaft.
Lower the engine pulley sufficiently to clear the belt guides (#2) and fish the front loop of the belt over the steering sector gear bracket and onto the top pulley at the engine. Reposition the pulley and tighten it.
Loop the back end of the belt around the transmission pulley (#3).
Some models where the fan is above the pulley have a belt guide (#4, red) that must be removed to install the belt.
Loosen both idler pulleys, set the parking brake to allow slack in the belt and position the right-hand length of the belt on the pulleys and within the belt guides (#5, green). Re-tighten the pulleys.
Disengage the parking brake. The vee side of the belt should ride in the v-idler (#6, green); the flat backside of the belt should ride on the flat idler (#6, red).
Looking toward the rear end (#7).
Deere 110 drive belt drawing (#8).
42 inch yellow deck belt (#9).