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Simplicity 860DLX very slow reverse

Late last year, I noticed when going into reverse, it was very slow. Five forward gears are fine. What would be the first thing to look at? I have opened the bottom cover and do not see anything broken. The belt is intact. Any advice would be appreciated.
This is a Simplicity Model 860DLX Snow thrower.
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You Need to Adjust the Friction Wheel Position. With the Bottom Cover off in the service position, Put in reverse. Note the Friction Wheel will be a bit off center in relation to the drive plate. You need to adjust it to be More Off Center.
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