Craftsman
Gas Snowblower

Model # 536886440 Official Craftsman 5-hp snow thrower

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Official Craftsman 536886440 5-hp snow thrower, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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Snowblower Drive Belt 579932
#57

Frame assembly diagram

Snowblower drive belt

Part #579932

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Disc Wheel 53830
#246

Drive conponents diagram

Disc wheel

Part #53830

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Snowblower Chute Retainer Ring, Inner 337227
#610

Discharge chute assembly diagram

Snowblower chute retainer ring, inner

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Ht Adj Skid 301380
#540

Auger housing assembly diagram

Ht adj skid

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Flat Bearing 9517
#525

Auger housing assembly diagram

Flat bearing

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1/4-20 Hex N 780029
1/4-20 hex n

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Worm Gear 51405
#315

Gear case assembly diagram

Worm gear

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Knob 57171
#597

Discharge chute assembly diagram

Knob

Part #57171

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Gasket 51279
#314

Gear case assembly diagram

Gasket

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Worm 585196
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Chute control rod assembly diagram

Worm

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Symptoms for gas snowblowers

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Main causes: broken shear pins, worn or loose auger drive belt, auger drive cable failure, damaged auger, bad gear case…

Main causes: clogged chute, snow build-up in auger housing, broken auger shear pins, auger drive belt needs adjustment, …

Main causes: stale gas, clogged carburetor, clogged or broken fuel line, dirty spark plug, bad rewind starter, incorrect…

Main causes: punctured tire, damaged rim…

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 b…

Main causes: dirty carburetor, clogged fuel filter, dirty spark plug, incorrect valve lash, leaky engine gaskets…

Main causes: dirty carburetor, stale fuel…

Main causes: loose drive clutch cable, damaged drive clutch cable, worn friction disc, scraper blade scraping the ground…

Repair guides for gas snowblowers

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How to replace a snowblower fuel filter

How to replace a snowblower fuel filter

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Time required
 15 minutes or less
How to adjust snowblower skid shoes

How to adjust snowblower skid shoes

To prevent snowblower auger and shave plate damage, adjust the skid shoes regularly to keep the shave plate ¼-inch high.…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
How to rebuild a snowblower carburetor

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

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