Question about Yard Machines Tecumseh 148cc Front Tine Tiller #21a 251e000

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Augers engaging when not engaged

Start it up and it thrower snow and i didn't use handle

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The cable needs to be re-adjusted for the auger. At one end or the other there should be a threaded section with 2 nuts ( 1 on either side of the frame or bracket), to adjust the tension on the idler pully for the auger. Loosen the 2 nuts then tighten up on the nut that brings the threaded end closer to the end of the cable. Then snug up the back nut and see if the auger still turnswhen you start up the blower. Only loosen a little at a time so that you dont make it to loose

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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