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 line on your snowblower if it's cracked or damaged.
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.
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.
Replace the fuel filter on your snowblower if it's clogged 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.
Replace the chute control gearbox on your snowblower if it's stripped or damaged.
You need a spark to fire up the engine of your snowblower, and that spark comes from a spark plug. You can replace one in minutes.
Rebuild the carburetor on your snowblower if the engine isn't getting fuel.
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 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.
Adjust the valve lash on your snowblower engine to keep the engine running smoothly.
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 tighten a snowblower drive control if the drive slips or doesn't engage, and how to loosen it if the snowblower creeps when you disengage the drive.
See how to replace the chute control rod on a snowblower.