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cam7869


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Craftsman Snowblower Model # 536.887990
Original Message   Nov 21, 2009 9:41 am
My snowblower starts ok but the auger does not spin does anyone have any idea why this is happening ???  Would appreciate any input !! Thank you !!
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friiy


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Re: Craftsman Snowblower Model # 536.887990
Reply #1   Nov 21, 2009 10:22 am
Belt off .....  Maybe....   Sheared key....   are the belts turning.?

Friiy

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cam7869


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Re: Craftsman Snowblower Model # 536.887990
Reply #2   Nov 21, 2009 10:44 am
Belts turn fine The auger wants to spin then stops once engaged
borat


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Re: Craftsman Snowblower Model # 536.887990
Reply #3   Nov 21, 2009 12:42 pm
Does the impeller shaft turn inside the auger gear case and if so, are there any unusual grinding sounds? If the shaft is turning and all seems normal in the auger gear case, you probably have broken shear bolts/pins.
cam7869


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Re: Craftsman Snowblower Model # 536.887990
Reply #4   Nov 21, 2009 4:05 pm
I will check the pins sounds like the problem . Thanks for all your responses
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