How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Curtis B. Your Own Question
Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 13160
Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
Type Your Small Engine Question Here...
Curtis B. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

When i try to engage snow spin...shear pins on

Customer Question

when i try to engage snow spin...shear pins on auger are good...are their other shear pins? basically pulled on lever attached to cable to engage...nothing
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: the machine will move but will not throw snow...not engage shaft or auger
JA: OK got it. Last thing — Technicians generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

With engine off, and spark plug wire removed, engage the auger, and try to spin the auger and impeller to see where there is movement. The belts should be tight and auger should not turn.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Can be shear pin or a pulley loose on shaft.