April 19, 2023

DIY leaf blower repair

Gas leaf blowers speed up cleanup jobs around the yard. If your leaf blower is running rough, won't start, leaks gas or smokes, Sears PartsDirect can help you diagnose and fix the problem. Click on a leaf-blower symptom below to find out the most common repairs, and find step-by-step instructions in our leaf-blower repair guides.

Find out 6 easy steps to maintain your gas leaf blower, as well as how to prepare it for storage and answers to other commons questions on our articles page. To find the owner’s manual or a complete list of replacement parts for your leaf blower, search for your model number.

Gas Leaf Blowers

Symptoms for gas leaf blowers

Choose a symptom to see related leaf blower repairs.

April 19, 2023

Main causes: cracked fuel lines, leaky carburetor seals, damaged fuel tank cap, cracked fuel tank…

April 19, 2023

Main causes: damaged fan blade, engine needs a tune up, dirty carburetor…

April 19, 2023

Main causes: stale fuel, dirty air filter, bad spark plug, cracked fuel lines, clogged carburetor…

April 19, 2023

Main causes: mixing too much 2-cycle oil with the gas, dirty air filter, clogged carburetor, engine needs tune up…

January 10, 2024

Main causes: bad gas, clogged air filter, cracked fuel lines, clogged fuel filter, dirty carburetor, bad spark plug, wor…

Repair guides for gas leaf blowers

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your leaf blower.

How to replace a leaf blower carburetor
August 01, 2013

How to replace a leaf blower carburetor

The carburetor could be the problem If the leaf blower engine won't start even though there's fuel in the tank. Follow t…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
How to replace leaf blower fuel lines
August 01, 2013

How to replace leaf blower fuel lines

Leaf blower fuel lines deteriorate with time and eventually can split or crack. You can remove and replace them yourself…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less
How to rebuild a leaf blower carburetor
August 01, 2013

How to rebuild a leaf blower carburetor

If the leaf blower engine won't start even though there's fuel in the tank, the carburetor could be the problem. Follow …

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less

Articles and videos for gas leaf blowers

Use the advice and tips in these articles to get the most out of your leaf blower.

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Preparing a leaf blower for long-term storage
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Preparing a leaf blower for long-term storage

Follow these easy steps to prepare you leaf blower for long-term storage.…

6 easy steps for maintaining a leaf blower
January 01, 2016

6 easy steps for maintaining a leaf blower

Follow this advice for caring for your leaf blower.…

Leaf blower common questions
March 01, 2015

Leaf blower common questions

From what kind of fuel to use to why your leaf blower won't start, here are the questions our experts hear most often ab…