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Do I have to split the case to replace the auger drive belt on an Ariens ST724 snowblower?

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No. If you have someone squeeze the auger handle, that will allow you to remove the belt. You'll need to do the same to put it back on. Make sure to put the belt on the bottom pulley and not over one of the belt guides otherwise you will end up replacing the new belt also.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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    Mark Tripp Jan 12, 2009

    Sorry I forgot one other thing, also squeeze the drive handle that will allow you to get the belt between the 2 pulleys

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