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I have a jiffy legend with a 3hp motor. The question I have is when I hold the auger stationary on the ground and turn the motor by hand (not running) I hear a grinding noise, anyone know what might cause this and how much to fix?

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I would just take off your cutting head and remove the bolts to your gear case and take a look just to see if there are some metal chunks or if it just needs a little grease. The gears on my old model 30 were all steel so unless you hit a rock or bottom it would be hard to wreck but stranger things have happened.

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The gear box is sort of a crude thing to begin with. No oil bath just grease on the fulcrums. Add the gear reduction and it'll growl when your turn the auger shaft. Really the actual drill time on most augers is very little.

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I've seen a lot of old augers over the years and one thing remains constant. You really go to screw up to tear up a gear box on a model 30. I'd suggest cracking it open as suggested above and put some grease in it. It will never be real quiet, but some new grease definely won't hurt anything. Don't go nuts but give her a few shots.

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