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SOURCE: Fix the skid on my Toro snowblower

if there is a nut and bolt to loosen , it is probably rusted up
heating the bolt ( if possible and then spraying wd-40 or other rust penetrate will beak the rust seal and allow the nut to come loose

take it to a mower shop for the fix

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I am pretty sure that the skid plate the motor sits on is sticking in place vs sliding / being spring loaded with tension. If the skid plate is causing the motor not to float you will have the symptom you describe. I am talking about item 29 this link:

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