SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS
TO REPLACE BELTS (See Fig. 23)
8. RELIEVE TENSION ON TRACTION DRIVE BELT
IDLER and remove traction drive belt from around
The auger and traction drive belts are not adjustable. If
the belts are damaged or begin to slip from wear, they
should be replaced. It is recommended that the belt(s) be
replaced by a service center/department.
HINT: Insert a 3/8" drive ratchet (in the “ON” position) into
the square hole in idler arm and rotate ratchet clockwise
to relieve tension.
9. With tension relieved on idler, install new traction drive
belt around pulleys and inside belt keepers.
NOTE: It is recommended that both the auger and traction
drive belt be replaced at the same time.
The V-belts on your snow thrower are of special construc-
tion and should be replaced by original equipment manu-
facturer (OEM) belts available from your nearest service
center/department. Using other than OEM belts can cause
personal injury or damage to the snow thrower.
10. Install clutch rod in swing plate; secure with hairpin.
While your assistant slowly raises handles to rejoin
the auger housing and frame assembly, pull up on the
auger belt and squeeze sides together above pulley
so belt is fully seated in groove of pulley.
WARNING: Belt replacement requires
separation of the snow thrower. While
separating the auger housing from the
frame assembly, it is important that
an assistant stand in the operating
position and hold the snow thrower
handles. Serious personal injury and/
or damage to the unit could occur if
the snow thrower should fall during
the belt changing process.
Move idler arm so it does not hit impeller pulley as you
bring snow thrower completely together and check
carefully for proper routing of belts. If auger belt has
arm bracket while bringing snow thrower together),
separate the snow thrower and repeat step 12. Belt
must be fully seated in pulley groove when bringing
the snow thrower together.
Install the two (2) hex bolts and tighten securely.
and slide pulley on crankshaft. Install flat washer, bolt
and tighten securely (41-47 N-m torque). Make sure
belt is inside belt keeper.
INSTALL BELT COVER and two (2) screws. Tighten
INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE – See “INSTALL DIS-
CHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATER HEAD” in the
Assembly / Pre-Operation section of this manual.
REMOVE GASOLINE FROM FUEL TANK - Drain
gasoline from fuel tank into a suitable container, out-
doors, away from fire or flame. Wipe up any spilled
REMOVE DISCHARGE CHUTE - Loosen locknut
securing chute rotator head to mounting bracket only
enough to allow chute rotator head to be raised and
discharge chute to be removed from snow thrower.
TRACTION DRIVE BELT
REMOVE BELT COVER - See “TO REMOVE BELT
COVER” in this section of this manual.
(auger) pulley only from crankshaft.
SEPARATE SNOW THROWER - With your assistant
standing in the operating position holding the handles,
remove the two (2) bolts holding the auger housing
and frame together.
WARNING: As the last bolt is removed,
handles down to the ground.
REMOVE HAIRPIN FROM CLUTCH ROD and re-
move clutch rod from swing plate. Tip swing plate
REMOVE AUGER BELT from around pulley.
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