Snowblower Articles and Videos

These snowblower articles and how-to videos from Sears PartsDirect can help you use your snowblower effectively and safely. From the first snowfall to the last thaw, we have the advice and tips to help you keep your equipment running for years. And check out our snowblower repair help for troubleshooting guidance and step-by-step repair instructions.

Snowblower Common Parts Glossary

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Snowblower Common Parts Glossary

From auger to sprocket, learn what parts your snowblower has and what they do.

Start-of-Winter Snowblower Care

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Start-of-Winter Snowblower Care

Get your snowblower ready for winter before winter arrives, so you don't have to mess with it while snow piles up.

Snowblower Common Questions

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Snowblower Common Questions

Find answers to questions many people ask about snowblowers.

How to Replace a Snowblower Belt Video

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How to Replace a Snowblower Belt Video

See how to replace the auger belt and the drive belt on a snowblower at the same time.

How to Use Basic Snowblower Controls Video

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How to Use Basic Snowblower Controls Video

This video shows how to operate a snowblower's basic controls, including the shift lever, choke, throttle, primer and more.

How to Store a Snowblower

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How to Store a Snowblower

Protect your snowblower's engine and body by preparing it for after-season storage.

How to Lubricate a Snowblower Auger Shaft Video

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How to Lubricate a Snowblower Auger Shaft Video

This video shows how to how and where to lubricate the auger shaft on a snowblower.

How to Start a Snowblower Engine Video

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How to Start a Snowblower Engine Video

Learn how to start a snowblower engine, whether it has a pull starter or electric starter.

How to Replace Snowblower Skid Shoes Video

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How to Replace Snowblower Skid Shoes Video

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

How to Refuel a Snowblower Engine Video

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How to Refuel a Snowblower Engine Video

This short video shows how to safely add gas to a snowblower.

How to Lubricate a Snowblower Drive Hex Shaft Video

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How to Lubricate a Snowblower Drive Hex Shaft Video

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

5 Snowblower Tips and Tricks

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5 Snowblower Tips and Tricks

Use these tips for making your snowblower operation easier and faster.

How to Adjust a Snowblower Drive Control Video

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How to Adjust a Snowblower Drive Control Video

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.

How to Lubricate Snowblower Wheels Video

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How to Lubricate Snowblower Wheels Video

This short video shows how to remove and lubricate the wheels on a snowblower.

How to Stop a Snowblower Engine Video

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How to Stop a Snowblower Engine Video

Learn how to stop a snowblower engine, after you finish clearing the snow.

How to Adjust a Snowblower Shift Cable Video

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How to Adjust a Snowblower Shift Cable Video

This video shows how to adjust a snowblower's shift cable.

How to Engage a Snowblower Auger Video

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How to Engage a Snowblower Auger Video

This short video shows how to engage the snowblower auger so it picks up and throws snow.

How to Adjust Snowblower Skid Shoes Video

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How to Adjust Snowblower Skid Shoes Video

See how to periodically adjust the skid shoes on a snowblower so they are flush with the ground.

How to Assemble a Snowblower Video

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How to Assemble a Snowblower Video

See how to put a snowblower together, from taking it out of the carton to adjusting the tire pressure.

How to Check a Snowblower Spark Plug Video

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How to Check a Snowblower Spark Plug Video

See how to check the spark plug for spark, to make sure it's clean and correctly gapped.

How to Engage a Snowblower Drive Video

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How to Engage a Snowblower Drive Video

Learn how to operate the drive control on your snowblower. Engaging the drive allows you to move forward and in reverse.

Snowblower Won't Blow Snow: Troubleshooting Chute and Auger Issues Video

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Snowblower Won't Blow Snow: Troubleshooting Chute and Auger Issues Video

Find out how to clear chute obstructions, replace shear pins and adjust or replace your auger engagement cable if your snowblower won't blow snow.

How to Tune Up a Snowblower Video

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How to Tune Up a Snowblower Video

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