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SJ905 gas Snoe Joe friction wheel replacement.

Just wondering if anyone has replaced the friction wheel on this model. I have the complete part ( has the wheel and the part that connects to the finger maybe called a pivot rod that moves the friction wheel to select speeds/reverse right or left across the drive plate

This friction wheel is on its own shaft that is bolted to either side of the frame, and has a gear at one end that meshes with the larger gear that moves the tires. The "finger" that is attached to the speed select/rev cables fits into a slot on the Friction wheel assembly.

My question is, after I tip the blower on end, remove the access plate, how do I slide this friction wheel assembly off the shaft?

I can get at the bolts on either side of the frame without removing the tires . Is it as simple as removing these bolts, tipping the shaft to remove the finger from the hole on the friction wheel assembly and sliding off the old and slide on the new? Am I going to run into any clips or parts falling off in a bad way?

As you can tell, I am not a mechanic, but have fixed many things with guidance.

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looks like an mtd built machine

use this video, the procedure should be the same

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Welcome, and to be honest most here are probably unfamiliar with that machine. I think you maybe on the right track, but if you could post some pics up of the machine, and the area in question, folks may be able to give you guidance easier.

My experience with other makes, is that it has always been easier to remove one of the wheels, the retaining bolts, and slide the shaft out to replace it. Keep in mind, that there may be bearings that might prevent an easy egress of said shaft.

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Often the friction disk is a split hub. you can buy the rubber donut on ebay for 7 bucks

last time i did my mtd blower it took 45 minutes

i didnt remove the shaft the entire way out ...just one end ..the end without gears

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Welcome, and to be honest most here are probably unfamiliar with that machine. I think you maybe on the right track, but if you could post some pics up of the machine, and the area in question, folks may be able to give you guidance easier.

My experience with other makes, is that it has always been easier to remove one of the wheels, the retaining bolts, and slide the shaft out to replace it. Keep in mind, that there may be bearings that might prevent an easy egress of said shaft.
Well the weather is warm so I am back at it. The Mtd video looks spot on so thanks for all the replies.
I popped off both wheels and removed the nuts at the end of the shaft on the wheel side of the frame. The shaft is really stuck in there, so before I go much further, I am taking your sugestion and attaching some pics for your viewing pleasure. I am a little leary of messing with the berrings in case I have to remove some retaining clips somewhere as the shaft does not slide out easy like in the video (cant seem to upload more than one photo at a time )
Do I need to unscrew the shaft from this hole first from the inside before it can be tilted out?
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And the inside. Oh, and I do have the whole friction wheel assembly as I ordered a replacement shortly after buying it...was just thinking ahead.
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I haven't done one so this is just from what I can "see" in the picture.

From the looks of the shaft it should slide to the right once you've loosened the gear. You will likely have to remove the "C" clip on the right side bearing (outside) as the bearing will likely have to come out with the shaft.

I would spray both sides down with PB Blaster and try to gently smack it with a hammer trying to get it to start moving to the right.

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Snap a photo here and there as you take it apart, then refer to them when putting it back together.. always helps me if first time

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What is the best way to get these C clips off with every day tools? i tried to gently push on the split area to see if I could get the center to pop high enough to get the needle nose on them, but it just bent, and do you need something special to get them back on?

Do these berings come apart (inner ring from the outer) as they appear to be a unit. I would hate to have to drive 60 miles for a replacement clip lol

Once I get past this part, it seems straight forward, but mine comes apart different from the MTD video, closer to a club cadet I think.

This is the right berring you are speaking of right?
At this point I am stumped how to remove this shaft.
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