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Diagnose & Troubleshoot Wood Chippers, Shredders & Vacuums
Select one of the symptoms below to find possible causes and common solutions for your MTD wood chipper, shredder or vacuum.
Unit does not discharge
|Possible Causes||Corrective Actions|
1Discharge area clogged
Stop engine immediately and disconnect spark plug wire. Clean flail screen and inside of discharge opening
Foreign object lodged in impeller
Stop engine and disconnect spark plug wire. Remove lodged object
Low engine RPM
Always run engine at full throttle
Vacuum bag is full (if unit has a vacuum bag)