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Auger stopprd working on an MTD snowblower.

The auger on my MTD snowblower quit working and the cable going down to the auger is really loose. Is this an easy fix?

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The manual has a step by step procedure for adjusting the cables for the auger, speed selector and drivewheels. One socket wrench and about 10 min should do it.

My Yardworks is an MTD product and it's manual should be similar to yours. If you lost it, you can download it from MTD's site.

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