Snowblower repair guides
Whether you need to replace the carburetor or adjust the engine's valve lash, these repair guides and videos can help you get your snowblower back in action. And Sears PartsDirect has more snowblower DIY repair help for you, including troubleshooting tips and maintenance advice. Search your model to find a complete list of replacement parts, then order the part you need. Sears PartsDirect has replacement parts for major snowblower brands such as Craftsman, Ariens, Poulan, Snapper and Husqvarna.
These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your snowblower.
Replace the fuel filter on your snowblower if it's clogged or damaged.
Adjust the engine valve lash on your snowblower to keep the engine starting and running smoothly.
To prevent snowblower auger and shave plate damage, adjust the skid shoes regularly to keep the shave plate ¼-inch high. It's an easy adjustment that you can handle yourself.
To prevent damage to your snowblower auger, replace the skid shoes when both sides of the shoe are worn. It's an easy repair that you can handle yourself.
Follow the 7 easy steps in this repair guide/video to replace a worn out shave plate on your snowblower.
Rebuild the carburetor on your snowblower if the engine isn't getting fuel.
Replace the 4-way chute control assembly on your snowblower if it’s damaged.
Replace the stop switch on your snowblower if your engine won't start.
The friction disc is one of the components of the drive system. If it's worn or damaged, the snowblower won't self-propel. These step-by-step instructions show how to replace the friction disc yourself, in about half an hour.
Replace the fuel line on your snowblower if it's cracked or damaged.
Replace the electric starter on your snowblower if it doesn't work.
Squealing snowblower? Probably a worn auger belt. To keep your snowblower blowing snow, replace it.
A loose or snapped auger drive cable can prevent the auger from rotating. Follow this step-by-step guide to replace the cable
Replace the chute control gearbox on your snowblower if it's stripped or damaged.
The shear pin breaks if you hit hard-packed snow, to protect the engine from damage. Your snowblower auger won't rotate until you fix it. You can replace it in about 10 minutes.
This video shows how to adjust a snowblower's auger control.
Learn how to set up and use drift cutters on your snowblower or snow thrower.