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Lower Chute

Part Number: 731-06440A
MTDCraftsmanYard MachinesTroy-BiltYard ManCub Cadet
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Price: $47.90
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*This part replaces obsolete part #: 731-06440.

Product Information
This is a genuine replacement part sourced directly from the manufacturer. The lower chute is commonly found in MTD snowblowers. This part is made of high-quality plastic, and is placed to direct the snow as it exits the machine. You may require a wrench when replacing this item. The lower chute is sold as an individual replacement part.

This part is compatible with the following machines:

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31AH5ZLH372 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH401 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH720 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH730 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH301 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH709 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH371 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH307 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH513 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH713 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH382 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH000 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH121 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH205 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH705 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH706 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH026 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH726 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH054 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH745 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH754 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH029 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH229 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH134 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH138 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH729 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH929 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH129 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH151 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH206 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH308 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH033 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH019 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH057 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH118 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH131 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH022 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH722 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH002 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH715 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH077 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH977 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH777 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH724 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH105 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH009 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH016 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH145 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH196 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH719 (2008) Snowblower
31AH5ZLH098 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG304 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG372 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG401 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG720 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG730 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG301 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG709 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG371 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG307 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG513 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG713 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG382 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG000 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG121 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG205 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG705 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG706 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG026 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG726 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG054 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG745 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG754 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG029 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG229 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG134 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG138 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG729 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG929 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG129 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG151 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG206 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG308 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG033 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG019 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG057 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG118 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG131 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG022 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG722 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG002 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG715 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG077 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG977 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG777 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG724 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG105 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG009 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG016 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG145 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG196 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG719 (2008) Snowblower
31AH6ZLG098 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE304 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE372 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE401 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE720 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE730 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE301 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE709 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE371 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE307 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE513 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE713 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE382 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE000 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE121 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE205 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE705 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE706 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE026 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE726 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE054 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE745 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE754 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE029 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE229 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE134 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE138 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE729 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE929 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE129 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE151 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE206 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE308 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE033 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE019 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE057 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE118 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE131 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE022 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE722 (2008) Snowblower
31AM62KE002 (2008) Snowblower
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Repair Instructions: Submitted by Customers Like You
Tool Type:
Parts Used:
Flange Lock Nut - 712-04064
Lower Chute - 731-06440A
Screw, Shoulder, .312 X 3.5 X 1/4-20 - 738-04367
Gear, 14 T - 717-04667B
Chute Rotation Gearbox - 918-04801B
Repair Difficulty:
Time Spent Repairing:
More than 2 hours
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers, Socket set, Wrench Set, Adjustable Wrench, rubber mallet, WD40.
Lower chute plastic between lock nut & screw broken off from chute. Gear box cable to trigger handle broken.
1. removed old gear box & chute. Replaced chute (easy) just slips on in place of old one.
2. attached new gear box (easy) one bolt with wing nut & one bolt with cotter pin.
3. Lined up chute & gear box to fit (medium) had to undo gear box cotter pin/bolt & loosen other bolt & quite a bit of wriggling and a few mallet taps.
4. Put shoulder screw through gear box and fasten flange lock nut (very hard). it is dam near impossible as it has to line up perfectly. there is a washer inside the chute cavity & a very hard to get to slide in for the flange lock nut. Much tinkering with loosening everything to get the bolt to go down far enough & line up for the lock nut to get hold of a thread. For the lock nut there is a slip in cavity on the chute that is extremely hard to access and the line up with the bolt is no easy task. Some WD helped but the line up was more than frustrating. This was a least 1 1/2 hour before success. Be very careful not to over tighten as this was the reason I needed a new chute in the first place. I do not have kind thoughts for the engineering of this setup.
5. Attached gear box cable to trigger handle.(hard) disassemble trigger handle & place collar of cable onto holder & then end of cable on to sliding piece while replacing trigger back into place & then put handle back together. Would have worked better with two people as all these pieces like to pop out once you start on another portion. Spent another 1 1/2 hour on this working solo. Get help with this it'll be much easier.

I am not overly mechanically inclined, perhaps someone more so would have an easier job of it.
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  • Every thing fit I'll be back to order again Thank You Julian
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    Guest - March 10, 2022 Verified Purchase
    Easy to find parts and fast service and delivery
    Guest - December 31, 2019 Verified Purchase
    Exact part not a knock off
    The part was a perfect match
    Guest - July 11, 2019 Verified Purchase
    Pick up part
    Great to have this in slc and be able to fix my snowblower. Pick up was a little awkward, but price and part were wonderful.
    Guest - August 16, 2022 Verified Purchase
    I ordered it on November 9, 2020 and received it November 24, 2020 not very happy with how long it took. The part arrived in good condition I’ve ordered parts from you for and has never taken that long to get to my home.
    I ordered it on November 9, 2020 and received it November 24, 2020 not very happy with how long it took. The part arrived in good condition I’ve ordered parts from you for and has never taken that long to get to my home.
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