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Hello Bob

My name is George. I am a repair technician at a local shop here in Hickory N.C.
The reason the key keeps shearing is that the flywheel needs to be torqued to the engines specifications. Once you do this you will be ready to go again.

Thanks for letting me try to help.

George

Posted on Oct 22, 2013

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