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Auger pulley misalignment

I have an old Mastercraft (MTD) 26 inch/ 8 H.P blower. This past week it threw the auger belt. This has never happened before. While changing the belt. I noticed hat the auger pulley is about 1/4 inch out of alignment towards the front of the machine. This very obvious as the brake just touches the edge of the pulley. Any ideas?

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you may have cracks in the area shown in this video at 2:00. you may also have a worn impeller bearing
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One of the pulleys might be loose on it's shaft, check what type of set,or square head screws that hold the pulleys on their shaft.
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