Craftsman
Gas Snowblower

Model #536886260 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#57

    Frame assembly Diagram

    Snowblower drive belt

    Part #579932
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    Snowblower Auger Drive Belt, 7/16 x 35-1/2-in#63

    Frame assembly Diagram

    Auger belt

    Part #581264
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    Snowblower Friction Wheel Assembly#246

    Drive components Diagram

    Disc wheel

    Part #53830
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    Snowblower Chute Control Worm Gear Bracket#870

    Chute control rod assembly Diagram

    Bracket

    Part #585195
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    Snowblower Skid Shoe#540

    Auger housing assembly Diagram

    Height adjustment lift

    Part #301380-853
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    Snowblower Auger Shear Bolt Sleeve#523

    Auger housing assembly Diagram

    1/4" spacer

    Part #3943
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    Snowblower Nut

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    Lock nut

    Part #73826
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    Snowblower Engine Starter Kit#6

    Electric start assembly Diagram

    Screw

    Part #6218
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    Snowblower Auger Worm Gear#315

    Gearcase assembly Diagram

    Worm gear

    Part #51405
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    Snowblower Idler Pulley#148

    Frame assembly Diagram

    Idler pulley

    Part #50793
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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

    Articles and videos for gas snowblowers

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

    December 6, 2020

    Snowblower common questions

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Find answers to questions many people ask about snowblowers.

    October 1, 2019

    How to tune up a snowblower video

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Get an overview of the main steps in a snowblower tune-up and click to videos with more details.

    November 1, 2014

    How to replace snowblower skid shoes video

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Learn how to replace a worn skid shoe on a snowblower, before the shave plate can be damaged.