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Craftsman Snowblower Bouncing On Pavement

I have a Craftsman model 536.887752. It has performed well for several years. Late last season it started to bounce and rock while I am blowing snow. It seems to be to low and catching the pavement. I've adjusted the skids and replaced the blade but it still catches & hits the pavement. Is this being caused by worn out skids? I have then down as low as they can go. Has anyone experienced this problem? Thanks
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Welcome, it sounds as though your scraper bar is incurring some terrain obstruction. This could come from the scraper bar being adjusted too low, and possibly the skids.

Throw a paint stick under the scraper bar, and adjust the skids accordingly. Coins can also work for this, and give you a little variability in it's actually bite.

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Also make sure tires are at pressure stated on the sidewall of the tire. Very low pressure could possible make it bounce.

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hello redwood, welcome to SBF!! check the auger housing and auger for signs of wear

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