Older Sears 5hp snowblower question

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Old 02-02-09, 06:25 AM
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Older Sears 5hp snowblower question

I am having a problem with my older Sears snowblower.

It has "gage wheels" ( not skid shoes) to adjust the space between the ground and the scraper blade.

There is more of a gap (1/4") on the right side than the other, even when both of the guides are removed. Could the housing near the impeller be misalligned? Any ideas?
 
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Please post the model number.
 
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Old 02-02-09, 07:42 AM
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It's model 536.909400. It's 5hp and 22".
 
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Old 02-02-09, 08:17 AM
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After looking at the parts list on the Sears site, I would check the scrapper blade.
 
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Old 02-02-09, 08:24 AM
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The scraper blade is fixed (riveted).

What would you recommend? Where did you access the manual?
 
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Thanks. The scraper blade is the same width across the whole front. I don't think it's the scraper blade.

Is the housing adjustable? (since the scraper blade isn't the problem).
 
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Check the tires

Are the tires the same size? Are the inflated to the same pressure?
 
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They are hard rubber and are the exact same size.
 
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