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Manual for snowblower attachment mod c15161822-3

Change shear pin

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SOURCE: i have a sears snowblower attachment mod

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getModel!retrieve.pd?modelNumber=842.240530

Is a parts breakdown. #23472 is an instruction and repair manual, however, I cannot find an op manual.

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Only half of snow blower is turning

sounds like a shear pin, can you turn it with the machine off? Does it turn freely?

Posted on Dec 14, 2009

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SOURCE: I have an ariens 824 snowblower that needs shear

Most times when a shear bolt/pin shears, the outer ends fall off into the snow, the inner part of the bolt stays inside the auger shaft. You must rotate the auger/ribon to find the hole in the shaft that has the bolt left in, and then with a drift punch, drive the bolt out of the shaft. Depending on the amount of rust, rotation may be difficult. Depending on the shear bolt, finding the internal broken part may also be difficult, but you should see a 'fresh metal shear' of the broken bolt. You can purchase them on eBay or your local lawn & garden dealer should be able to get them.

Posted on Dec 24, 2009

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SOURCE: I have an Ariens 926LE

Hi, The blower spins at full speed? If it does the belt, pulley, and shaft are good. Look at the shaft from the fan to the gear box while it's running and that shaft should be turning at the speed of the fan.
If the blower spins at full speed and the auger doesn't the most likely problem is the worm gear transmission from the blower shaft to the auger shaft.
A good way to visually inspect this is: With the machine turned off and the spark plug wire unhooked go to the front and try to rotate the auger by hand. If the gear box is good you will only be able to move the auger less than an inch. If the box is bad you will be able to move the auger a lot farther. While you are there recheck your shear pins.
You can also remove the blower drive belt and have someone turn the pulley by hand while you watch the auger. Put resistance on the auger with your gloved hand. If the box is good the auger will move smoothly in you hand. If it is bad, it will ****, move roughly, or stop.
While the other person is turning the pulley and you have some resistance on the auger look closely at the shaft running from the gearbox back to the blower. On some models there is a connecting sleeve and the roll pin that connects the sleeve to the shaft and gearbox will break.
If the gearbox is bad, it will have to be replaced as a complete unit.
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Posted on Jan 10, 2011

Testimonial: "Have not tried the trouble shooting steps yet. I does make sense to me and will try them when I get home. Hope it works. Getting a lot of snow."

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