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Troy-bilt storm 2840 snowblower leaking gas

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As LeeatCSEb said, It's your float needle and seat not shutting off the flow of gas when your carb bowl is full. Have your needle and seat replaced. Dwain

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Take the belt cover off that covers the drive pulley on the engine. You should only have to loosen two bolts. Inspect the belt to see what it looks like. I am not sure if it drives a gear box or if it turns a friction wheel that drives the wheels. If the belt looks good check for shear bolts that might have sheared off and replace them.

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The ground broke off of the electric starter of my troy-bilt storm 2480 snow blower. Is there a way to fix it other than buying the $230 dollar replacement part?


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Once you have it wired up, the procedure is pretty simple really - you would first connect the alligator clip end of the ground wire to an unpainted, solid part of the snowblower's engine, starter motor or frame. Then plug in the power cord the way you did before the ground was broke off (orient the cord / plug as if the ground were still present). Press and hold the start button as usual until it starts. Once running, remove the 120 volt power cord first - then disconnect the grounded alligator clip. The ground clip must always be first on - last off. This way, at no time is the snowblower ungrounded when it is connected to 120 volts.

Of course, some folks will say you don't have to have a ground connected. True, it will work / start without the ground wire - but you do give up a bit of safety by ignoring it. The ground is to protect people from electrical faults - its presence does NOT effect the ability of the starter to function. I wouldn't dream of spending $230 to replace the starter just because it is missing ground wire (because it is so easy to get around the problem with my simple little fix) but I would only start it w/o the grounded alligator clip wire if I had too. For maximum protection, you should be connecting the snowblower to a ground fault protected outlet when using the electric start regardless of whether or not you're using the ground wire alligator clip.


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The drive shaft coming out of the gear box is one, solid piece all the way across the snowthrower so if one side is turning there is a 95% chance it's the shear pins.
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