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snow blower won't stay in gear

I am assaming this is a two stage blower. Either your friction disk is worn out
or it has enough wear that it is out of adjustment. Look in your manual for the procedure to adjust the shift linkage...
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Timing of the crank and cam

I am looking at my Tecumseh mechanic's Handbook in section 3 on page 6-4.
It states-
1)"Timing marks on crankshaft gear and camshaft must be aligned for proper valve timing except on certain...
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electric start

If you look at your engine near the base under the tank you will see a flat plate called the bubble cover in the Tecumseh instructions for installing an electric starter. The bubble cover is rather...
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I purchased three Echo machines this year.A back...

I purchased three Echo machines this year.A back pack blower#602,PAS260 system with the string trimmer and blade edger attachments and an HCR150 Hedge trimmer. The 602 and the 150 have adjustment...
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Hi Jughead- Thanks for the help! Marc

Hi Jughead-
Thanks for the help!
Marc
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Hi Scamper - I have no experience with riding...

Hi Scamper -
I have no experience with riding mowers or tractors so I don't know what kind of filter they use. If they are the cannister type they may be filter/water seperators like the ones on...
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This is a standard Tecumseh Snow King as was the...

This is a standard Tecumseh Snow King as was the last engine. The white substance is very viscous ,actually it is a solid rather than a paste. I can't imagine where the moisture is comming from...
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I don't think you can go wrong filtering your...

I don't think you can go wrong filtering your fuel. However Snow Blowers operate in an environment such that if the filter traps moisture it will freeze and the engine won't run. Similar explanation...
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oil waxing

Over the years I have noticed the buildup of a white waxy substance on the dipstick of my Snow King engine. I have a new machine this year and found at the two hour oil change the same waxy white...
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The noise is at the instant of start of rotation....

The noise is at the instant of start of rotation. The belt shakes for one or two second and smooths out when the auger is up to speed. The noise does not last as long as the belt shake.

Thanks...
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I followed up the idea of vibration today and...

I followed up the idea of vibration today and found nothing with excess play or rubbing against anything. The only thing I noticed is that the off side of the belt(the side opposite the tensioner...
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Jlm- Belts are running true,no binds in anything,...

Jlm- Belts are running true,no binds in anything, nothing is hitting anything. The linkage to the auger handle bar lever is a solid metal rod with a threaded adjuster attached to a spring. The...
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It only makes the noise at the moment of engaging...

It only makes the noise at the moment of engaging the auger. There is no vibration or shudder or any other significant event associated with this gnashing sound. As far as operating under load (snow)...
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Phantom auger noise in my snow blower

I have an 8HP pre MTD Troy- Bilt snow blower I bought in a crate in 1997 and never used till this year. I used the assembly manual and all adjustments and lubrication were performed with attention to...
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I guess that says it all-Thanks ...

I guess that says it all-Thanks

Marc
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Auger shaft bearings/bearings in general

After reading Snow man 53's thread on his Ariens belt replacement and his finding one of the bearings in pieces it occurs to me that my machine makes no provision for greasing or oiling any of the...
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Thanks for the advice guys. As you fellows...

Thanks for the advice guys. As you fellows suggested there were two different issues:

1)We originally set the governor "half arm" (the one that attaches with the screw to the three sided arm that...
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Tecumseh Snow King Problem

A friend of mine and I rebuilt his H60 Tecumseh engine today. It is on an old Homko snow blower and suddenly over reved last season and threw the rod. We pulled it apart, replaced the rod and rings,...
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The guy at the MTD parts #!(800)269-6215 ran the...

The guy at the MTD parts #!(800)269-6215 ran the Troy-Bilt part number for me but came up empty. He gave me this number for Strawn Sales and Service (814)938-3927. The people here are a great...
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headlight replacement(bulb)

I own a pre-MTD Troy-bilt snow blower with an accessory light that is round and has an on off switch mounted in the housing .The housing is a hard rubber like substance and there is no obvious way to...
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