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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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The auger and the shute fan both spin but are not powerful

Customer Question

The auger and the shute fan both spin but are not powerful enough to eject the snow. It plugs and it is hard to get them spinning again. This happens even with light snow. The engine is an 8hp Tecumsah
JA: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?
Customer: It is about 8 years old and has never been a problem in the past.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If I can
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

sounds like the drive belts need to be tightened r replaced! Do you have owners manual showing the removal of the belt cover and the adjustment?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Do you have model number of the snow blower?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I will figure that out. Thanks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Please rate to close s I get credit!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

I see question is still open. ???

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Were the belts loose?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 29 days ago.

I see question is still open.???