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jonnydingo

John from Iowa here, thanks for letting me on your site! Picked up a simplicity sunstar 20 a couple weeks ago and the front pto was stuck on. On further inspection it appears the magnet and the switch work, but the bearing in the pulleys is shot. I don't see this as a separate part on the breakdowns. It has 80370088 stamped on the side of the sleeve. Has anyone done this repair before and possibly have a part number? Thanks in advance for any help, I'm kind of new to this garden tractor business!

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720nut

Welcome to the club John.  I'm not sure on those clutches but the Powermax are NLA

Can't really recall any discussion of the clutch on Sunstar,

I would call Brenda at Sandy Lake Imp. in Pennsylvania, probably no one more knowledgable about parts for these older tractors

 

 

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jonnydingo

Thanks for the lead. I think if I get the bearings out I can order new ones. I'll report back if I come up with a solution including part numbers. I found a company that makes an upgrade/replacement for the whole clutch, but it's like $350 bones. 

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