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Snowblower is stuck in 4th gear no mater what position the shifter is in
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The issue here is likely related to the “linkage”. Linkage is the parts (often a cable or metal rods) that connect the shifter to the actual part(s) inside the snowblower that need to physically move to change speed and direction of the machine.

You’ll need to carefully inspect the entire linkage to locate missing or worn cotter pins, bolts, etc. You may need to open the underside on the snowblower to inspect and access the entire linkage. These are typical parts that are used to keep the linkage connected to the shift handle and internal wheel assembly. The linkage isn’t usually complex – often a pin or threaded portion that passes thru a hole in an assembly – that is held in place with a cotter pin, bolt, etc. Simply move the shifter so that the linkage can be secured properly and you should be “good to go”.

Good luck!

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A: It is always in “neutral” unless you engage the auger and/or drive levers. These rotate levers with pulleys that cause the slack in two drive belts to be taken up and the auger drive and drive wheels to turn. A little like the clutch on a car.
FULL Choke means the choke is closed. This seals off the carburetor`s air supply in order to create a richer fuel mixture needed to start a cold engine. Move the choke back to RUN once the engine warms up.
Believe it or not, your chute can clog from simply not moving fast enough. As you move faster, the auger(s) pushes snow out with more force, chucking it further. Simply moving faster could curb some of the issues with a clogging snowblower in some snow conditions.
Check and adjust the belts and replace any broken or worn belts when you see the snowblower auger not turning. Check the auger drive cable and adjust it if loose or replace the cable if it`s broken. Examine and replace the auger if it`s damaged and won`t spin. Replace the gear case if it won`t spin the auger.
The traction control cable might be broken or misadjusted. Check the traction control cable to determine if it moves freely. If the control cable does not move freely, try squirting a small amount of oil into the end of the cable to lubricate it. If lubricating the traction control cable is not effective, replace it.
To Choke or Not to Choke

If your snow blower is cold, you`ll want to pull out or turn on the choke while you`re starting it. This closes off the air supply to your carburetor, which makes for a much richer fuel mixture. If your snow blower is stored in a heated garage and is warm enough, you should not use the choke.

Moving to a full choke will give you a . 695 choke diameter; you`ll get more energy and a tighter pattern, allowing lethal shots out to 35-40 yards. Moving to an extra-full choke pushes your limit even farther. A lot of birds are killed by hunters at 40-50 yards plus with specialty extra-full turkey chokes.
First step, check the fuel tank to make sure there is enough fuel to operate your snow blower. You should see fuel slosh around. Second step, check the spark plug. A wet plug means there`s fuel going through the fuel system and there may be an issue with the ignition.
One way to prevent your snowblower from clogging is by applying a specially designed non-stick snow spray to the augers and shoot of the machine. The non-stick snow removal spray comes in an aerosol can making the application process is quick and easy.
Go ahead a place your hand on each auger in turn; they may move slightly; that`s normal, but they should not be free to spin. What is this? If you can spin it, your shear pin has sheared.
The traction control cable might be broken or misadjusted. Check the traction control cable to determine if it moves freely. If the control cable does not move freely, try squirting a small amount of oil into the end of the cable to lubricate it. If lubricating the traction control cable is not effective, replace it.
The gear box in a two stage snowblower engages the auger belt and powers the auger. If you notice it pushing more snow than throwing, you may have a damaged transmission. Check the oil fill level of the gear box often. Making sure that this is adequately filled with oil will help you determine if there are any leaks.
A clogged carburetor is usually the result of leaving fuel in your snow blower for an extended period of time. Old fuel resting in your snow blower can also result in fuel evaporation, which may leave behind a thick, sticky substance. That sticky fuel can clog the carburetor and prevent the engine from starting.

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Gearshift is stuck,cant change gears what do i do
ANSWER : Is it hydrostatic or manual ?

I have a craftsman snowblower model# 536886122..The drive doesn’t work. everything else works. went through deep snow in a high gear and it stalled when I started it back up it wouldn’t move
ANSWER : It has a sher pin that has sheard off look in the owners manual it will show you were its at when you got it it should have came with some

Craftsman riding mower stuck in 3rd gear – Craftsman 17.5 hp 42 in. Deck Lawn Tractor – CA Model
ANSWER : You have a broken shifting fork in the transaxle, i know this, i just replaced one on a mower that was stuck in third gear…

Toro 826oxe – when the snow shoot is pointed to the left-it slowly rotates to the right. Can the shoot be tighten?
ANSWER : You may have sheared the shear pin under the fly wheel

Will not through snow more than 3 feet
ANSWER : Never knew any that would have to do it in stages when it’s too deep .

Turn the key, get a whirring noise from the starter, engine not turning over
ANSWER : The mechanism on the starter that moves the gear up to turn the engine is stuck or broken. Investigate the top end of the starter.I hope this helps you find the problem.

Snowblower stuck in gear
ANSWER : The issue here is likely related to the “linkage”. Linkage is the parts (often a cable or metal rods) that connect the shifter to the actual part(s) inside the snowblower that need to physically move to change speed and direction of the machine.

You’ll need to carefully inspect the entire linkage to locate missing or worn cotter pins, bolts, etc. You may need to open the underside on the snowblower to inspect and access the entire linkage. These are typical parts that are used to keep the linkage connected to the shift handle and internal wheel assembly. The linkage isn’t usually complex – often a pin or threaded portion that passes thru a hole in an assembly – that is held in place with a cotter pin, bolt, etc. Simply move the shifter so that the linkage can be secured properly and you should be “good to go”.

Good luck!

Put new belt on for 2nd stage still does not work augers work
ANSWER : Sounds like roll pin has broken that is on it. Look for a hole where pin slides through shaft. Use a hammer and punch to push out broken piece out. Make sure outer hole matches up with inner hole.