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Our Craftsman Tiller won't run in reverse auger

Our Craftsman Reversing Rear tine Tiller won't run in reverse auger mode.

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  • kathipre Apr 23, 2010

    My son is working on this. We do not want to take it out for repair. He does small engine repair but is just frustrated with this one.

  • kathipre Apr 23, 2010

    I am more interested in do it yourself repair not referral to repair shop. Can someone give us some substantive advice

  • kathipre Apr 24, 2010

    Thanks! It was the shear pin. That's what I thought, but the 20 something son thought different!!!

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Hi,
Thanks for using fixya.
There may be either of the two problem with your device.
1) May be Belt is loose, With the engine Off check the belt is tighten enough when you turn your device into auger mode, I think belt need some adjustment.
or
2) Shear pin is broken, you need to replace it with new one.
Good Luck and have a nice day

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

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Hi,

The gears and sprockets are pinned to the shafts that turn them typically, and/or the chain has failed. There is a lot going on in there parts wise.

So you need to get a repairer to really check it out.To enable him rectify it.


Take care.

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

  • Egwe Emmanuel Onyedikachi

    Hi,

    i told you before that it is a little bit tough to handle. If he can not, I would advice you call a repairer to check it out to prevent further damages, He can still give it a trial. some thing good might come out.

    Good luck.


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