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The Ariens 1024 Pro runs like a champ, and starts like before, with the new plug.. I had to replace the "gripping" washer that holds the pinion that drives the bevel gear that rotates the chute..Question: I find that when I put the unit in "first gear", it works its way out, and goes to "second" I realise there are no gears, given the spinning disc, but you know what I mean.
It doesn't however, shift from 2 to 3 or 3 to 4 etc...Not sure what the problem is. Can you help?Thanks!
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4,5, and 6 are parts that are used to hold the control in position. By tightening up the # 4 nut, makes lever harder to move and keeps it from creeping. See parts link below. It will not hold speed because the control moves, letting the friction wheel move, changing speed.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Great! Thanks Cliff. I'll try tightening 4 a shot...Now, is nut 4 a locking nut, with a fiber insert?
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Duh! Double checked your link. It does say that #4 is a locking nut, under the description.

Yes, locking nut to hold its setting.

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