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post #1 of 3 Old 11-27-2019, 08:35 AM Thread Starter
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Toro 924 Powershift bucket wobble

I've done some searching but I am coming up empty.

While clearing snow this morning I noticed that my bucket kept wobbling or shimmying back and forth when getting into deeper snow (8'' or so).

I have the scraper bar set about 1/16'' or so off the ground, the auger is set about 1/8'' to 3/16'' off the ground.

What are some causes that I should be looking into here?
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toro's are famous for a inner impeller and side auger bearing's going dry, also on a power shift the leg bushings like to seize to the axle shaft and spin in the legs, that could be part of your issue which to me sounds like a possibly bent auger
i when servicing a power shift would remove the allen head bolt that keeps the egg bearing from spinning out, drill though and install a zerk to replace the allen, this allows one to grease the auger and impeller while still having a pin to hold the egg bearing in place and keep from spinning in the holder.
with the legs when they spin in the leg one can reinstall them drill for a zerk though the leg and bushing. the zerks i found were long enough to help hold the bushing back in place on one side a small sheet metal screw partly into the bushing on the other side .
old power shifts are work horses unlike the toro's of today
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Originally Posted by iaminsider View Post
While clearing snow this morning I noticed that my bucket kept wobbling or shimmying back and forth

Check the mounting bolts between the bucket and the tractor unit for loose\missing bolts or cracked welds.

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