Snapper
Gas Snowblower

Model #1696001 (M1227E) Official Snapper snow thrower

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Snapper 1696001-M1227E snow thrower, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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    Snowblower Ground Drive Belt, 3/8 x 33-1/16-in#120

    Engine & frame Diagram

    Snowblower ground drive belt

    Part #1733324
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    Snowblower Auger Drive Belt, 1/2 x 38-7/16-in#130

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    Belt

    Part #724801
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    Snowblower Screw#160

    Auger drive Diagram

    Screw

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    Snowblower Nut

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    Lawn & garden equipment nut

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    Snowblower Nut#70

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    Hex nut

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    Snowblower Nut#170

    Auger drive Diagram

    Nut.25-20

    Part #725429
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    Snowblower Nut#420

    Handles & controls Diagram

    Nut

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    Snowblower Ball Bearing#180

    Auger housing Diagram

    Bearing

    Part #1705897
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    Snowblower Shear Bolt Kit#0

    Auger drive Diagram

    Snowblower shear kit

    Part #722130
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    Snowblower Drive Cable Spring Boot#550

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    Boot spring

    Part #723154
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    Symptoms for gas snowblowers

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    Main causes: clogged chute, damaged auger blades, broken shear pins, worn auger belt, damaged gear case, engine problems
    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: 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.

    November 20, 2022
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a snowblower fuel filter

    Replace the fuel filter on your snowblower if it's clogged or damaged.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less
    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

    Articles and videos common to all snowblowers

    Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your snowblower.

    December 8, 2022

    How to lubricate a snowblower drive hex shaft video

    By Lyle Weischwill

    This short video shows how to lubricate a snowblower drive hex shaft.

    November 21, 2022

    How to make your snowblower last longer

    By Lyle Weischwill

    Learn the steps to take to adjust and maintain your snowblower so it lasts longer.

    November 17, 2022

    What are the major parts of a snowblower?

    By Lyle Weischwill

    Learn about major functional parts of your snowblower and when to replace them.