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Yard Machines Snowblower auger not turning

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01 - Yard Machines Snowblower Cogged Belt
The cogged belt makes the connection between the engine and the gearbox. If the cogged belt is worn out, misadjusted, or broken, the snowblower auger won’t turn. Inspect the cogged belt to determine if it is broken or worn out, and ensure that the belt is properly adjusted. If the belt is broken or worn out, replace it.
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Snowblower Cogged Belt
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02 - Yard Machines Snowblower V-Belt
The V-belt makes the connection between the engine and the gearbox. If the V-belt is worn out, misadjusted, or broken, the auger won’t turn. Inspect the V-belt to determine if it is broken or worn out. If the belt is broken or worn out, replace it. If the belt is not broken or worn out, ensure that the belt is properly adjusted, and adjust the belt if necessary.
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Snowblower V-Belt
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03 - Yard Machines Snowblower Shear Bolt
The shear bolt is a metal bolt that slides through the auger axle sleeve, locking the sleeve in place with the auger drive axle. Shear bolts are designed to break in half if the auger hits a rock or chunk of ice to prevent damage to the engine. If the shear bolt breaks, the auger won’t be able to turn. Inspect the shear bolt to determine if it is broken. If the shear bolt is broken, replace it.
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Snowblower Shear Bolt
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04 - Yard Machines Snowblower Shear Bolt and Nut
The shear bolt is a metal bolt that slides through the auger axle sleeve, locking the sleeve in place with the auger drive axle. Shear bolts are designed to break in half if the auger hits a rock or chunk of ice to prevent damage to the engine. If the shear bolt breaks, the auger won’t be able to turn. Inspect the shear bolt to determine if it is broken. If the shear bolt is broken, replace it.
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Snowblower Shear Bolt and Nut
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05 - Yard Machines Snowblower Shear Pin
The shear pin is a metal pin that slides through the auger axle sleeve, locking the sleeve in place with the auger drive axle. Shear pins are designed to break in half if the auger hits a rock or chunk of ice to prevent damage to the engine. If the shear pin breaks, the auger won’t be able to turn. Inspect the shear pin to determine if it is broken. If the shear pin is broken, replace it.
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Snowblower Shear Pin
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06 - Yard Machines Snowblower Auger Assembly
First, check the shear pins for damage. If the shear pins are broken or worn out, replace them. Next, check the auger blades. If the auger blades are bent or damaged, replace them. If the entire auger assembly is worn out, replace the auger assembly.
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Snowblower Auger Assembly
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