Yardman Snowbird 26" cut with Tecumseh 8hp auger pulley removal model 318000 F249B - Page 2 - Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums
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post #11 of 13 Old 11-29-2014, 09:38 PM
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Here's a thought, thread a grease nipple into the hole, you may need to use adapters. And pump it out hydraulically. Maybe be messy, but less destructive.

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post #12 of 13 Old 11-29-2014, 10:52 PM
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If you could find someone with a hydraulic press, it should work if you can support it well on the far side. I also like the harmonic balancer remover method if that is all you can come up with.

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My model Yard Man Snowbird is: Model 31600 Serial F289B

This is a multi-speed machine. I was in process of changing speeds when it stuck/jammed in gear. I believe it is stuck in 2nd gear, but I'm not sure. No amount of pushing or forcing the shift lever would move anything. I took off the back plate and removed the shifter lever (cotter pin) but am unable to move the connecting lever or move the gears manually. I'm reluctant to "crowbar" the lever as I don't know in which direction nor do I want to break anything. How can I best get the gears to move?
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