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8/26 2 stage need to remove the auger assembly off of shaft, so I can weld the chute thrower back on. Have gear case in middle, but will not come off. I removed the shear pin and bolts holding gears together

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SOURCE: where is toro 31820 auger shear bolt?

Shearbolt is located at #54 in this diagram.
https://homeownersolutions.toro.com/portal/server.pt?space=CommunityPage&cached=true&parentname=CommunityPage&parentid=1&in_hi_userid=19462&control=SetCommunity&CommunityID=214&PageID=238#drawingDiagramPage
part#322-9

It may be hard to spot on the auger shaft as it may have sheared flush with the holes so look close. You may also need to remove the part of the bolt remaning inside the shaft.

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Reassembly of Auger Housing

If you go to www.mtdcanada.com you should be able to find aparts breakdown for your machine which will be helpfull in puting it back together.You will need your model and serial # to find your parts breakdown. The breaedown wont tell you how to do it but it will give you a good idea. if it's not helpful the if you post the model and serial # here then I can see what you will need to do.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Auger turning slow. Auger turns initially but

sure sounds like a shear pin, usually one end will be missing if it is broke. They are simple to replace but get one that is rated for your machine to avoid damage. Can you turn it freely without the engine running?? if so, it's the shear pin

Posted on Dec 14, 2009

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SOURCE: mtd snow blower,8hp 2 stage, 1995, Problem: oil

The oil leak normaly would make the 'friction disc' inside the frame slip so as to not drive the axle.
Locate the oil leak
#1 engine crankshaft seal
#2 engine crankcase cover gasket
#3 engine overfull so that the excess oil is coming out of the crankcase breather tube and running down inside the frame

Posted on Dec 24, 2009

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SOURCE: My MTD 10hp auger will

Yes there are 2 belts one for the drive and one for the auger. If you remove the cover on top that is located between the engine and the auger housing you can check the belts. The auger belt has come off the pulley or is broken. Hope this helps you out. Best regards and good luck.

Posted on Jan 09, 2011

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