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The most common cause of this is the drive belt is worn. If you remove the cover in the middle of the snow thrower and look at the belt closest to the motor. This is the transmission drive belt.
With the engine not running, have someone depress the drive lever and check the belt. You should only be able to depress the long side 1/2 or less. More than that the belt has stretched and needs to be replaced. On some older blowers you can adjust the tension pulley, but most made in the last 15 years, you can't
I didn't see what make and model this blower was but track drive tend to wear out the drive belts faster than the wheeled models.
If this is a craftsman you can get parts through searspartsdirect.com. With other makes you can get parts through jackssmallengines.com
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Posted on Jan 13, 2011
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