Loose rear housing on snow blower

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We just received our Power+ snow blower yesterday, and I noticed that part of the plastic housing on the rear of the snow blower is loose, leaving some of the electronics exposed.  I needed to use the snow blower this morning, as we're two days in to a 6-day blizzard here in Lake Tahoe, and I managed to still clear close to a foot of snow out of our 2-car driveway.  I'll post the review and pics in a separate post, but for now I'm wondering if anyone can help determine how to put the housing back together.  I can't seem to pull it back into place, and I'm hoping this piece is just cosmetic.  So I suppose I have two questions:

1) Is there a somewhat simple method for determining if the unit is damaged in such a way that requires repair?
2) If this is just a cosmetic plastic plate, what is the easiest way to get it back into place?

Thanks in advance for the help.  I'm really hoping it's a simple fix.  We're experiencing back-to-back blizzards here in Tahoe dumping multiple feet of snow, and I'm really going to need this snow blower to clear our driveway every 4-5 hours (snow accumulation rate is 2-3"/hr.).

-Phil

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Posted 3 years ago

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You just need to take out the battery bay. It's not too complicated. First take the 3 deep screws out of each side of the battery Bay near the battery release buttons. Then one up front. That will allow you to pull the center piece out.

Then drop the 2 black battery terminal connectors out of their spots down into the snow blower.

Next take out all the screws holding the battery Bay in. 3 in each bottom (or 2?) And the ones up top. That will come out no problem. And voila