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Tines stop turning

Tines stop every few feet. I give them a slight kick and they start again.

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  • riser987 Feb 10, 2009

    New belt solved the problem. Thanks mrfixit-jerr. Definately a FixYa!!! I was afraid it was going to be something more involved. Last year the tiny "bicycle chain" that turns the wheels broke and although I only had to buy a 20 cent link it was the nastiest greasiest mechanical job I've ever done. The chain was encased in grease and I had to dismantle the whole darn tiller - every bolt and screw on the thing - to get to it. Design flaw? I think so and wouldn't recommend the craftsman for that reason.

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