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One Track on my Honda HS828 snowblower stopped driving. The…

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One Track on my Honda HS828 snowblower stopped driving. The other is driving.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

Each drive sprocket that drives the tracks, has shear pins. Sounds like this side not driving has a sheared pin, see link below. Item # 13, which is a bolt at each drive sprocket.

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