a) Winch wires reversed.
b) Switch wires reversed.
c) Switch installed incorrectly.
d) Battery wires reversed.
e) Winch cable is looped backwards.
a) Recheck wiring.
b) Recheck wiring.
c) Check switch installation.
d) Recheck wiring.
e) Loop winch cable from underneath.
Shear bolts are probably broken.
Replace shear bolts.
Shear bolt is probably broken.
Replace shear bolts.
One of the two belts is probably damaged or broken.
Check both belts and replace damaged belt(s).
a) Tractor engine turning too slowly.
b) Advancing too quickly with tractor.
a) Run engine at full throttle during snowblowing operation.
b) Allow snowblower to ingest snow at its own speed.
a) Lack of tension on belt.
b) Snowblower engaged when blocked.
c) Not original belts.
d) Worn belt may be causing slack.
e) Not original shear bolts.
f) Imperfections in pulleys.
h) Belt has flipped on its side.
a) Adjust manual clutch cable or replace springs if stretched.
b) Make sure the auger & the fan are not frozen or blocked before engaging.
c) Always use original belts.
d) Inspect the belt. Replace if required.
e) Use original shear bolts.
f) Verify if the pulleys are damaged. Verifiy that pulleys are smooth, without rust spots. Sand down the pulleys or replace them.
g) Make sure that belt does not come into contact with any other part, bolts, guides etc... when engaged.
h) When installing new belt, have snowblower run between 20 to 40 seconds. Turn everything off and verify that belt has not turned on its side. If so, remove belt and re-install in opposite fashion to rectify the bad twist the belt has taken.
Dirt or ice may be underneath chute.
Dismount chute. Clean the base of chute and the rotation ring. Lubricate & re-install.
Ground is not frozen or too soft.
Adjust skid shoes lower so they may better support the snowblower. If problem persists, change skid shoes for heavy duty skid shoes (option #700243) which cover more surface and prevents snowblower from digging into the ground.
Tire pressure uneven from one side to another.
Verify and adjust tire pressure:
Front tires: 14 to 15 psi / Rear tires: 7 to 8 psi
a) Damaged pulley.
b) Damaged bearing.
c) Damaged fan.
d) Damaged auger.
a) Replace pulley.
b) Replace bearing.
c) Dismount & repair or replace fan.
d) Replace auger.
a) Vehicle's ignition switch is at OFF position.
b) Broken wires or bad connection.
c) Switch inoperative.
d) Breaker is damaged.
e) Limit switch is damaged.
f) Winch is damaged.
a) Turn vehicle's ignition switch at ON position.
b) Check for poor connections.
c) Replace switch.
d) Replace breaker.
e) Replace limit switch.
f) Replace or repair winch.
a) Weak battery.
b) Poor battery connection.
c) Winch is damaged.
d) Nylon bushing melted.
a) Recharge or replace battery. Check charging system.
b) Check battery terminals for corrosion. Clean when required.
c) Replace or repair winch.
d) Replace bushing with brass one, 105227.