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My agrifab LST 42c snow blower attachment is bogging in 3-4 inches of light snow. I replaced 56 inch belt and replaced the shear pins this year. The throttle is at full capacity and I operate the garden tractor at slow speed. The transmission is an automatic. This problem just occurred last week and today. I am not very mechanically inclined, I am attempting to trouble shoot instead of an expensive repair shop.
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You say "the blower is bogging down"... Not the tractor engine but the blower itself?

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Could be the belt you replaced isn’t tensioned properly and slipping under load.

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Is something slipping? Is it the belt that stops? But the pulleys keep turning?

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