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Drive Clutch Cable

Part Number: 946-0898
MTDRyobiYard MachinesBolensYard ManCraftsmanTroy-BiltCub CadetHusky
Availability: 25+ in stock
Price: $23.91
Ships within 1 business day

*This part replaces obsolete part #: 746-0898A, 746-0898B and 746-0898.

Product Information
Manufacturer: MTD, Ryobi, Yard Machines, Bolens, Yard Man, Craftsman, Troy-Bilt, Cub Cadet, Husky
Product Number: 946-0898
Classification: Part
Weight: 0.07 lbs.
Shipping: Ships Worldwide
Description:
This is an authentic OEM sourced replacement part designed for use with snow throwers/blowers. It allows you to engage and disengage the unit. This cable is sold individually.

You may need pliers to complete this repair.

• Remove the cable end from the control head and install the new one
• Now you can run the new cable down to the control handle
• Attach the other end of the cable
• Tie the cable in place just as the old one was, but leave enough clearance and free play to avoid over-bending and breaking the new cable
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Compatibility

This part is compatible with the following machines:

Ryobi
MTD
Yard Machines
Bolens
Yard Man
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Products Compatibility

This item works with the following types of products:

  • • Snowblower
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Repair Instructions: Submitted by Customers Like You
5 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Auger Clutch Cable - 946-0897
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
30-60 minutes
Tools Used:
Pliers, Socket set
Drive cable broke . I decided to replace both cables of equal age
Very easy. My instructions would be to watch the hands on videos on Youtube on how to do the repairs.
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3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Socket set
Drive clutch cable broke
Before starting. View video on YouTube onhow to replace a cable for a snow blower.

1. Removed the plate at the bottom of the snow blower.
2. Loosen the fly wheel for the cable wire.
3. Disconnected the cable at the handle by screwing off the old cable.
4. Connected the new cable to the drive flywheel.
5. Inserted cable in fly wheel and re attached the fly wheel that holds the cable.
6. Connected the cable at the handle.
7. Bolted bottom plate of snow blower to the snow blower.
8. Done.
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1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Socket set
Drive lever cable broke
Removed the cover plate. Loosened the screw that holds the wheel the cable rides in. Put the new cable in, hook the spring in one end and thread other end into the arm that connects to the drive lever. Really easy fix.
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Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Wrench Set
Spring snapped on original drive clutch cable after a seasonal adjustment.
Removed bottom plate (3/8 wrench I believe). Loosened (not removed) small guide pulley on handle to slip out old cable off which in turn made it easy to slip new one back on. Attached cable to clutch lever. Reattached bottom plate after brief inspection of clutch wheel etc. Then adjusted cable for desired drive line tension.
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Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Socket set
CLUTCH CABLE SPRING BROKE DUE TO RUST (29 YEARS OLD))
Removed the undercarriage panel, cleaned any debris inside, hooked up the cable closed up the panel, started machine and all was good needed it 1week later for a snowstorm.
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Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Wrench Set
spring failed
removed old drive clutch cable and put new one on. General adjustments and back to blowing snow.
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Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Wrench Set
Snow blower clutch cable broke
Removed belly pan, unscrewed broken cable from the clutch lever and reversed process. Piece of cake.
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Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
30-60 minutes
Tools Used:
Socket set, Wrench Set, Nutdriver, Blue loctite
Drive cable spring broke
Removed lower covers, cable. Replaced with the new cable/spring, re attached covers with lactate on bolts. Adjusted cable to actuate drive plate.
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Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Socket set, Wrench Set
Drive clutch cable broke
remove 6 bolts and bottom cover
loosen cable pulley
remove old cable
install new cable
tighten cable pulley
adjust new cable
install bottom caver and 6 bolts
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Tool Type:
Snowblower
Parts Used:
Drive Clutch Cable - 946-0898
Auger Clutch Cable - 946-0897
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Pliers, Socket set
Drive Clutch cable snapped
1) Remove bolts that separate the Drive section of the Snowblower from the Auger section
2) Locate and remove the broken drive clutch cable, unhook the spring if it is still connected to the clutch
3) Snake the new cable out the back sided of the Snowblower drive section.
4) Connect the new spring end of the cable to the clutch. Needle nose pliers are best.
5) Feed the drive cable through any pulleys or guides.
6) Attach the cable end to the handle and handle lever that engages the clutch
7) Adjust the cable tension so the clutch engages properly
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  • new part for old machine
    This was the exact part needed to fix a very good old machine.This is a great service to keep things running and in use.
    Guest - February 17, 2022 Verified Purchase
    Good drive cable
    Part looked and fit exactly
    Guest - January 25, 2022 Verified Purchase
    snowblower cables
    easy replacement of auger and drive ,originally i went to a dealer to get parts they didnt want to help got ahold of e replacement and had the parts i needed .thaks e replacement
    Guest - January 19, 2022 Verified Purchase
    cable arrived in less than a week. I spent 20 minutes replacing the old cable with the new one. The 25 year old snow blower runs and works very well. The part fit like new.
    Did its job.
    Guest - January 3, 2021 Verified Purchase
    Perfect part
    Exact part I needed. Fit perfectly. Fast shipping.
    Guest - January 1, 2021 Verified Purchase
    Perfect fit
    It was so easy to find the part I was looking for on ereplcementparts.com. just put in your model number and all the parts they have come right up for your choosing . The part came in a timely manner and fit perfect .
    Guest - August 28, 2020 Verified Purchase
    Cool and the Gang
    I was able to find cables for my 1995 MTD snowblower in less than two minutes. They were in stock, shipped, and at my door in a couple of days for a very reasonable price. E-replacementparts is cool and the gang for sure.
    Guest - February 29, 2020 Verified Purchase
    Snowblower clutch cable arrived quickly and solved the problem
    did not think I would fine a cable for a 15 year old machine but ereplacement had it and delivered it quickly
    Guest - February 22, 2020 Verified Purchase
    Easy swap, exactly the right part
    6 screws are all it takes to replace this part.
    Guest - January 16, 2020 Verified Purchase
    In gear again!
    My snowblower is ready for winter. The clutch cable broke last March. I easily found the right part and then replaced it in 30 minutes. Thanks ereplacementparts!
    Robert - November 11, 2019 Verified Purchase
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    Product Information
    Manufacturer: MTD, Ryobi, Yard Machines, Bolens, Yard Man, Craftsman, Troy-Bilt, Cub Cadet, Husky
    Product Number: 946-0898
    Classification: Part
    Weight: 0.07 lbs.
    Shipping: Ships Worldwide

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