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I have a two stage blower. the auger and the second stage turns slowly and I am unable to blow the snow effectively. Constantly sticking in the shoot.

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Sounds like you have a bad belt

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Hi, I figured out the problem. The gear transfer case between the augers must be broke. The auger spins slowly until it hits snow and then stops-- The discharge fan continues to spin fast. I will try to get a local handyman to fix it or else but a new machine, this one must be at least 15-16 years old.
I thank you for your help, it is a great service. ojohn

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