Join Date: Dec 2016
The quick stick.... So when it works the quick stick is amazing (compared to other models I had played with in the stores)... But I am having issues where often it will not lock in place.2.
I have adjusted it using the procedure in the manual. and while playing with it while adjusting, it consistently works and locks into place. But while actually using the machine it often times wont lock into place. It almost feels like the button on the stick isn't always popping back up (like the spring in the button isn't working or something).
Sometimes it works fine, sometimes it doesn't lock at all, and sometimes it will lock left/right, but not lock up/down. I have to wiggle things a bit and sometimes even then it wont work. I have taken the top off and checked it after making adjustments and it always seems fine (in fact always seems to work when the machine isn't running)
Has anyone run into this issue? is it possible that something wasn't assembled correctly?
Traction is sometimes an issue. I just noticed in another thread that they ship the tires over full, and I am guessing from my experiences that the dealer didn't adjust the tire pressure, so I will try that first. But, does anybody run one of these (or a similar model) with chains? does it make a difference?3.
Only really having traction issues when cutting into hard and/or deep snow. Actually haven't had any issues going up and down my driveway which is at an incline.
Normally if both the Auger/Impeller Lever and the Traction Lever are engaged the traction lever will keep the Auger/Impeller lever engaged. This was working fine until this morning. This morning everything works if I hold down both levers, but if I let go of the Auger side to adjust the chute, it disengages and the auger stops until I grab the lever again. What could cause this?4.
(Yesterday it snowed most of the day, then warmed up and rained for a short while, then cooled back down and snowed some more then dropped to the teens overnight. Wondering if maybe something got frozen.... I know I had ice in some places I don't normally get ice, from some melt/refreeze)
Has anyone changed the jetting on their carb? I am at about 7800/7900 feet and feel like the fuel/air mix is off... I know that re jetting my quad made a world of difference in how it runs at this altitude. When they delivered the snowblower, I asked the dealer about re jetting and he said it was not necessary (but as I have mentioned I don't trust him) Also the only dealer around is in another town at a significantly lower elevation than I am).Thanks in advance for any help/suggestions that can be provided.