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Several weeks ago I was blowing 8' of snow just fine when my Ariens 932104 picked up baseball sized rock in the snow and the blades stopped working with much force. The drive forward part of the machi… read more
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I have a Toro 726 PowerMax snow blower. I hit something and
I have a Toro 726 PowerMax snow blower. I hit something and it stopped blowing snow. The blades or auger turn but real slow and seem to have no power the machine goes forward/reverse just fine… read more
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, my husqvarna stopped throwing snow. When turning by hand
, my husqvarna stopped throwing snow. When turning by hand both auger and thrower blades will turn going the wrong way will not turn manually forward… read more
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I have a Murray Ultra 27" snowblower Model#627804X6. I had
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I did something stupid and ran over a electrical cord that was buried under the snow with my brand new Troy Built snow blower. I was able to cut the cord and pry it out of both sides of the auger but … read more
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i did a bad thing -- used my toro snow blower (1800) and as the heavy cord was covered in snow, didn't see it and ran over it. it is now wrapped around and jammed in the blade mechanism. are both the … read more
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Rick
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I have a Craftsman 6.0HP/24 snowblower, I think the mod# is
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Rick
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In clearing snow from this east coast blizzard I noticed that
In clearing snow from this east coast blizzard I noticed that the rakes in the auger were not moving / and or moving intermittently but as soon as brought it to the snow it didn't have enough umph to … read more
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Jon K.
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Hello, I have a Craftsman 536.886260 two stage snow thrower.
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Jon K.
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Hi -- i have a Snapper Dual-Stage 9265 - Model # 84370 Snow
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Rick
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Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
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I have a 5 HP snow blower that starts & runs fine. I just replace
I have a 5 HP snow blower that starts & runs fine. I just replace the needle & seat. But when the engine is put under a load it does not seem to speed up & sometimes stallls. Won't blow the snow. All … read more
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I have a Sear snow blower, model 247.886640. While cleaning
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I start up my snowblower, the engine runs but the blades dont
I start up my snowblower, the engine runs but the blades don't turn. I have tried running a hair dryer over them thinking it may be a possible ice jam inside, but the blades still won't turn, can you … read more
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I have a Craftsman II snow blower(model c950-52719-7) that
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i have a troy-bilt storm 8526 smow blower i used my elec start
i have a troy-bilt storm 8526 smow blower i used my elec start and it powered up pressed the right handle and the blower moves but when i pressed the blower control it made a funny noise and started t… read more
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Yard King snow blower 10hp belt size and type to blow snow
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