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Craftsman 6.5 tiller model 486.252444

Why would the tines aqll of a sudden be so hard to engage,Less then a year old.They were smooth to release till i had to keep replaceing the top screw on the belt guard.(Keeps breaking off ???? ) & yes the screw does;nt stay in for very long. I though i might be tighening nthe screw to much which in turn putting pressure on tine linkage,Nope only thing i can see is the safty switch that move up to bottom of the shield when you (try) to engage tines Help!!!!!!! Thank You

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Not sure about this tiller but some others just need oil in the crankcase - tillers tend to lose oil because of the harsh conditions they work under. If you hear squeaking down their it might be a good idea to check it out.

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