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Paul7


Joined: Mar 12, 2007
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How long should a proberly aligned auger belt last.
Original Message   Feb 13, 2014 12:31 am
I recently picked up a like new four year old Ariens 926LE with around 15 - 20 hours on it. I then used it about three hours this season. As I was finishing up the EOD snow last week the auger stopped working. I checked the belt ans it was so loose that adjustments didn't help. Just got done putting a new belt on it and compared the old one with the new one. The old belt, that was originial to the machine, was stretched out over 1/2 inch more than the new replacement. The new belt was the correctly sized replacement part. Twenty some hours of belt life seems short to me. Just curious what other folks are getting. 10 to 14 inches coming tomorrow in SE Pennsylvnia. It's been a good year for blowing snow.
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Snowmann


Joined: Dec 3, 2003
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Re: How long should a proberly aligned auger belt last.
Reply #11   Feb 22, 2014 4:34 pm
Yup. Part number 72600700
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