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I have a Cub Cadet 524 snowblower. When I try to engage the

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I have a Cub Cadet 524 snowblower. When I try to engage the auger it makes a squealing noise and the engine dies. Also, the chute control isn't turning the shoot anymore.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

It sounds like you may have something lodged in the auger or fan assembly on the machine. The squeal you hear is probably the belt slipping and it puts such a load on the engine that it kills it. As for the chute control I would look for an adjustment that will make it work again.