How hard is replacing the PTO Clutch on a John Deere 116 Lawn Mower?

It is a 116 John Deere Riding Lawn Mower, it runs loyal but whenever i try to engage the PTO the blades won't spin. On rare occasions it will spin but if i try to mow grass the blades stop turning, the repairman told me that it was most tenable the PTO Clutch. So like i said how hard is it to replace?
I am pretty sure, the belts are all there and i don't see any missing springs.


Assuming you are talking about an stirring clutch. It is held onto the crankshaft with a bolt in the center of it and some bolts holding it to a bracket. Not a hard job. The worst part is the value of a new one. There is an ajustment to the clutch. There are three nuts looking at it from the bottom. Near each nut is a slot. You adjust the nut so that the gap in the slot is .012" with a antenna gauge.


Assuming you are talking about an charged clutch. It is held onto the crankshaft with a bolt in the center of it and some bolts holding it to a bracket. Not a hard job. The worst part is the expenditure of a new one. There is an ajustment to the clutch. There are three nuts looking at it from the bottom. Near each nut is a slot. You adjust the nut so that the gap in the slot is .012" with a hint gauge.

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The M5660SU offers easy operation features typically reserved for premium tractors, including a new transmission and hydraulic shuttle. The transmission on the M5660SU provides eight forward and eight reverse speeds to let operators choose the right speed for the job. New to this class of tractor is a hydraulic shuttle that provides smooth-shifting between forward and reverse by use of a single lever, eliminating the need to engage the clutch to change directions. The left-hand hydraulic shuttle lever boosts productivity in any job that requires repetitive forward and reverse movements, such as front loader work.

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