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Only reverse and 5th

A friend called about his Simplicity 860. He said his blower would only move in reverse and 5th speed. This is a friction disc machine. I thought this was rather weird and no typical of shifter rod being out of adjustment. Anyone have an idea that I can talk him through?
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I would suspect a worn disk or loose belt. He can try adjusting the tension on the cable for the drive pulley and see if it helps....




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Probably the friction disc needs some adjustment and the bearings for the assembly are wearing out causing some play.

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