Snapper
Gas Snowblower

Model #SS5201R Snapper snow thrower

Here are the repair parts and diagrams for your Snapper SS5201R snow thrower. 

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Bail

#1

Frame/handles/engine Diagram

Bail

Part #1720525

$18.54

In Stock

Frame, Rh

#5

Auger/drive Diagram

Frame, rh

Part #1716595

$14.24

In Stock

Cap Screw

#22

Auger/drive Diagram

Cap screw

Part #1921969
This item is not returnable

$2.16

In Stock

Housing

#24

Auger housing/chute Diagram

Housing

Part #1716609

$52.42

In Stock

Switch

#45

Auger/drive Diagram

Switch

Part #1718337

$20.52

In Stock

Washer

#13

Frame/handles/engine Diagram

Washer

Part #1717312SM
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  1717312
This part replaces 1717312
This item is not returnable

$2.50

In Stock

Fuel Hose

#38

Frame/handles/engine Diagram

Fuel hose

Part #1716681SM
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  1716681
This part replaces 1716681
This item is not returnable

$2.47

In Stock

Decal

#6A

Decals Diagram

Decal

Part #1716670SM
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  1716670
This part replaces 1716670

$9.28

In Stock

Guard

#38

Auger/drive Diagram

Guard

Part #1716589SM
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  1716589
This part replaces 1716589

$85.40

In Stock

Washer

#42

Auger housing/chute Diagram

Washer

Part #1920283SM
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  1920283
This part replaces 1920283
This item is not returnable

$3.48

In Stock

Symptoms for gas snowblowers

Choose a symptom to see related snowblower repairs.

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

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.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
December 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a snowblower fuel line

Replace the fuel line on your snowblower if it's cracked or damaged.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
January 20, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a snowblower shear pin

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.

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.

November 1, 2014

How to adjust a snowblower auger control video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

This video shows how to adjust a snowblower's auger control.

November 1, 2014

How to adjust a snowblower drive control video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

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.

November 1, 2014

How to adjust a snowblower chute control rod video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

See how to replace the chute control rod on a snowblower.