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Turning: bad engineering or transmission problem?

My driveway is not a rectangle like most driveways. It has curves. I'm new to AWD snowblowers. I have noticed that it is very difficult to turn.

Furthermore, I put the gear in "4" and noticed a gear sound. Is this normal?

I wonder if gear noise and difficult turning are from the same problem?
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Aren't most Troy Bilt blowers solid axle? Or did you get one of the models with the trigger steering? When they are a solid axle they are difficult to turn. Gear noise is common in any of them as there is a lot of reduction gears in the transmission.

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Darn, wish I knew before purchasing my snowblower!!!
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