The Original forum for International Harvester Cub Cadet owners
Please check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) before posting your question -
perhaps it has already been answered there.
While you're at it, please also read through the IH Cub Cadet Forum Rules before posting.
Got a suggestion for, question about or problem with the site? E-mail us at email@example.com
Nick, if there is any rust at all in the discharge chute and the throat area leading to the discharge chute it will easily plug up. I make sure that area on my QA42 is kept rust free. To further prevent plugging I paint it with graphite paint which makes the surface really slippery. If you have a farm supply store nearby they should carry it. It is available in brush on and spray on. The brush on type has a higher graphite content so I recommend getting that but it's nice to have a spray can on hand for quick touch ups as it is a wearable surface coating. I keep both types on hand. One brand name is Slip-Plate.
Thanks Kraig. sorry about the incorrect forum. I will try adjusting those bolts further. It just didn't seem like I had enough tension. But then again the snow was wet when I tried it last. An these things seem to notoriously clog up in wet snow. Thanks again.
Nick, your post belongs in the main IH Cub Cadet Forum area. This is the forum for IH Cadet Lawn Tractors. However, that looks more like a CW-36 or a CC-36 or a CC-42 snow thrower, NOT a QA42. The models I listed above do not have a separate belt tension adjust mechanism. You have to loosen the 4 bolts, two on each side of the gear box, then move the gear box mounting plate to the desired belt tension then tighten the bolts.
I think I am missing a component. Is there a belt tension part missing or am I not looking at the right diagram? Anyone familiar with these snow throwers.
9487 registered users
Discus 4.10.1 released 03/14/2007
All core web site images and graphics are the property of the IH Cub Cadet forum. Any unauthorized use, reproduction, duplication is prohibited.
DISCLAIMER:This website contains no material provided by MTD Products Inc, is not affiliated with or sponsored by MTD Products Inc, which owns the CUB CADET trademarks. It is not an official MTD Products Inc website and MTD Products Inc is not responsible for any of its content. The official MTD Products Inc, website can be found at: www.mtdproducts.com The information and opinions expressed on this website, including the bulletin boards and/or chat rooms hosted on this site are the responsibility of the website's owner and/or visitors, and do not represent the opinions of MTD Products Inc.