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I have a 22" craftsman snow blower walk behind. i managed to pick up a piece of wood while snow blowing. it sheered two bolts which i replaced. there is still a clunking in every revolution that i can

This is a clean,well cared for machine. hit pice of wood. sheered two bolts one on either side that is a four piece auger with four sheer pins. the auger is not making contact with other surface. once in every revolution there is a clunk.

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Look at auger inside behind the pick up screw i bet it got bent from wood piece and is hitting side of housing

plus my son showed me a neet trick to use a timing light attached to plug wire and 12volt battery you turn the advance adj on light point light at suspected bearing or scuff point and you can see it plain as day (engine running of course ) use extreeme caution when doing this !!!!

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Check to see if cable is still ok and not broken. Also adjusted.

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