Craftsman
Gas Snowblower

Model #536881851 Craftsman snow thrower

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Owner’s manual

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    Snowblower Ground Drive Belt, 3/8 x 33-1/16-in#10

    Engine Diagram

    Snowblower drive belt

    Part #579932
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    Snowblower Clutch Cable#740

    Handle Diagram

    Trc dr p1 p2

    Part #1501123
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    Snowblower Friction Wheel Assembly#212

    Drive Diagram

    Friction wheel

    Part #1501435
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    Snowblower Chute Retainer Ring, Inner#610

    Discharge chute Diagram

    Snowblower chute retainer ring, inner

    Part #337227
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    Snowblower Drive Cable, Lower#762

    Handle Diagram

    Ower drive 1

    Part #1501122
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    Snowblower Shear Pin Set

    #NI03

    All parts Diagram

    Kit shearbol

    Part #1501227
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    Snowblower Auger Drive Cable#741

    Handle Diagram

    Cable, aug c

    Part #761872
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    Snowblower Screw#522

    Auger housing Diagram

    Snowblower shear bolt

    Part #9524
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    Snowblower Wing Bolt#597

    Discharge chute Diagram

    Wingknob .31

    Part #1501260
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    Snowblower Auger Shear Bolt Sleeve#523

    Auger housing Diagram

    1/4" spacer

    Part #3943
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    Symptoms for gas snowblowers

    Choose a symptom to see related snowblower repairs.

    Things to do: replace the spark plug, change the oil, rebuild the carburetor, adjust valve lash, adjust or replace the belts
    Main causes: punctured tire, damaged rim
    Main causes: dirty carburetor, clogged fuel filter, dirty spark plug, incorrect valve lash, leaky engine gaskets
    Main causes: clogged chute, damaged auger blades, broken shear pins, worn auger belt, damaged gear case, engine problems
    Main causes: stale gas, clogged carburetor, clogged or broken fuel line, dirty spark plug, bad rewind starter, incorrect valve lash
    Main causes: clogged chute, snow build-up in auger housing, broken auger shear pins, auger drive belt needs adjustment, auger cable problems
    Main causes: loose drive clutch cable, damaged drive clutch cable, worn friction disc, scraper blade scraping the ground, engine problems
    Main causes: snow build-up in chute, chute drive mechanism failure, bad chute control assembly

    Repair guides for gas snowblowers

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

    December 1, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to rebuild a snowblower carburetor

    Rebuild the carburetor on your snowblower if the engine isn't getting fuel.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     45 minutes or less
    How to replace a snowblower 4-way chute control assembly

    Replace the 4-way chute control assembly on your snowblower if it’s damaged.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     30 minutes or less
    December 1, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a snowblower stop switch

    Replace the stop switch on your snowblower if your engine won't start.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less

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