MTD 8 HP snowblower will not start??

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Old 11-14-11, 08:50 AM
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MTD 8 HP snowblower will not start??

I have a 5 yr old MTD snowblower that will not turn over. I checked the recoil and found it perfect,BUT I also found chunks of rubber jammed in the fin area.I thought after reading some earlier threads that the piston might have been siezed, but now I am thinking I have other problems!!! Any help would be nice as the SNOW is coming...Thanks
 
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Old 11-14-11, 10:10 AM
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Mice are crafty creatures! Have you removed the blower shroud to check to see if they haven't made a home in the flywheel/cooling fins area? I'm not sure of the attraction but they love to make this area home over the summer months.
 
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Old 11-28-11, 09:28 PM
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Did it run fine last season?..Have you lost a drive belt perhaps?
 
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