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Engine starts and runs at high idle and slows down RPM while throwing snowl.
The snow may be to wet and heavy. try it with light flufy snow.
Posted on Jan 16, 2013
It should slow down some as it is under a load. As long as it throws the snow far enough no problem. If not the speed governor may need adjusting. Make sure you have fresh fuel.
Posted on Jan 16, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I have the same machine and it sounds like the belt is indeed slipping. If the belt is not worn or stretched too badly, you can perform a small adjustment on the idler-wheel (the thing that controls belt tension) by sliding back the plastic cover on the spring that is attached to the bottom of the lever-cable and tightening the nut so that there is less slack in the cable. If the nut is all already all the up, then you need to replace the belt, which can be easily accessed by removing the plastic cover in front of the motor under where the spare shear pin compartment is located. There are two bolts (one on each side) that need to be removed and then the cover just pulls off. This will expose both belts. The front one is for the auger drive and the rear one is for the wheel drive. The belt can be easily replaced without any further dis-assembly by simply removing and replacing it in the reverse manner. Don't forget to readjust the spring so that excessive tension is not applied to the new belt. Hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 20, 2009
what might be happening is that somthing is seezing as you are using it, a smoking belt meens that either the motor has seezed at some point and has burnt the belt, this in turn has made the belt thinner so will slipp allot, but i think the main problem is a bearing is seezing when it gets hot, thats possibly why it last a while then runs the belt, move the pullies in and out up and down to see if there is movement in them if there is they will need replacing, also feel if they are smooth when turned by hand, listen to them and see if you can hear a bit of graunching this is also a give away that the bearings are u/s...hope that helped
Posted on Feb 10, 2010
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