Why does my snowblower dies when auger engaged?
A dirty carburetor is the most common cause of a stalling snowblower engine when the auger is engaged. Cleaning the carburetor and fresh gas will fix the stalling.
Why does my snowblower run for a few seconds and shut off?
If your engine only runs for a few seconds and then shuts off, you could have a gummed-up carburetor. The engine probably starts because gas enters the cylinder when you press the primer bulb. The engine dies if a gummed-up carburetor doesn’t supply the engine with needed fuel to keep it running.
Why does my snowblower only run with the choke on?
A snowblower that runs better on half choke likely suffers from a dirty carburetor or a faulty carburetor. Cleaning or replacing the carburetor will fix the issue.
Why does my auger keep turning off?
If the auger will not stop turning when the engine is left to idle, there may be an issue with your clutch sticking. The clutch is calibrated to engage the driveshaft and start powering the auger when the drive shaft reaches a certain rotational speed, and to disengage when the rotation falls below that speed.
Should you be able to turn a snowblower auger by hand?
You are in the right place alright, I’m a mechanic and this is a common snowblower issue. A snowblower auger should not spin freely when the auger control lever is off. A free-spinning auger is a symptom of broken shear pins. Shear pins are a fail-safe feature, designed to break when the auger hits a solid object.
Why does my snow blower only runs on full choke?
To fix that you need to replace the gasket. If the speed does not change, I recommend replacing the carburetor. Once it is repaired, be sure to use fuel stabilizer in all the fuel you put into the tank. The reason is the fuel with ethanol breaks down faster than regular gas and causes the problem you are having.
Why does my snow blower only run on half choke?
Why does my snowblower not throw snow?
Clogged or Broken Chute One of the most common reasons a snowblower won’t throw snow is that the chute is clogged. This primarily occurs when the snow is wet and heavy, but it can also happen with a large volume of lighter snow.
How to start a Troy Bilt snow blower?
Starting a 24″ Troy Bilt 2 stage snow blower with a 179cc Briggs & Stratton Engine. Priming, Throttle, and Choke example.
How to fix a Troy Bilt generator?
Electric start for fast,effortless starting
How to fix Troy Bilt Pony starting issue?
Check your gas tank and fill it if the fuel is low.
Why my Troy Bilt pressure washer has no pressure?