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Snow blower gets bogged down in snow.

I have single stage snow blower that is having trouble trowing snow. I replaced the belt last year, and the rubber impellors last night. I now throws light snow, but won't throw anything with any substance. It's like it doesn't have enougth RPM's

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  • kimcris Jan 18, 2009

    blower starts, paddlles turn and throws very light snow,not far,once i get to any depth of snow it stops turning and all i do is push the snow up into the front of the machie.

    mtd single-stage

  • royboy1999 Jan 22, 2009

    I have the same issue- Mine is barely over a year old and lost it's umph to throw snow. Are you sure it's not a belt or something that may be worn? The engine seems to run and start fine as it always has.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    no balls when snow throwing must walk very slowly or it dies



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It sounds like your engine is running lean, see if you can adjust the high throttle mixture on the carburetor (if possible at all). If there is no adjustment possible, it may be the carb is clogged and needs some service. Try cleaning it or find a new replacement carb for it.

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