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Electric snowthrower motor turns, blades don't

Three weeks old and worked fine until today.. fourth snowfall to clean up and all of a sudden,while workin hard, the blade stopped spinning and the motor didn't. Before I take it apart I wonder is there a shear pin or belt that drives the blades?

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    blades do not turn

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You will have to take the top cover off of the snowblower there should be a belt that runs the auger

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