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Featherlite fx26sc lower shaft not spinning freely

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Either the clutch is worn out or the flexible drive shaft is broken. Either repair is likely to cost almost as much as a new unit.

Posted on May 20, 2010

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While spinning the motor rotates really very speed. the belt seems to be intact when you rotate by hand.But when the motor starts running faster if the belt is loose it will start to slip.Please try changing the belt.Each belt have a number on it so please replace with the same size belt.This will solve the problem
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