Depending on how old it is it is either belt or chain driven check those. but first check your shear pins in the axles to make sure the axle isn't turning inside the wheel those are the basic 2 prob i worked on them for 10 yrs for sears
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I take it that you have a 2-stage snow blower, that is is has the auger blades and then the 2-stage impeller. The impeller blade is damaged <<OR>> the motor is to small to through the snow far. If you have a 5-horse engine and throwing heavy snow, the snow may not go as far as the light fluffy stuff.
A single stage snow thrower is not designed to throw snow far, just move it over a bit.
a rapid volume leak could indicate a cracked/rotted fuel hose. Not uncommon for a gasoline engine that sits for long periods of time between use. If all hoses seem in order a stuck float valve(needle & seat) in the carburator would also cause rapid overflow of fuel. This willm require a carb overhaul to repair
Hello, The friction disc is the thing to look at. Tip the snow blower onto the front. remove the angled cover to inspect the disc. It is easy to remove and inexpensive to replace. This could need replaceing once a year, or might last for over 10 years, it is dependant on your use. The only other reason you might have for not moving is the wheels are not pinned or the drive belt is off or broken.
I have a toro 98 cc powerlite snowblower model 38182 it was running fine one day then bog down and died after that i cant get it to start it has a good fire on the plug plug isnt very wet it pops threw carb once in a while help
thank you for the reply. with the belt drive take a ruler and push the belt down you can use your finger as a referance point if you can push it past the half inch mark the belt needs to be tightend you can do that by adjusting the belt tensioner thats done by losening the bolt that holds it in place then moving it so there is no more then half an inch of play in the belt and retightning the bolt. and if the tensioner is at its stops then the belt needs replacement.
Try taking off the fuel bowl and check for debris or ice in it.If there is hardly any fuel in it you may have a plugged or pinched fuel line,try blowing back through it[might get a littl gas in your mouth],turn off the fuel and remove the line at the carb and the tank.If niether of these pick up a new spark plug and try that.
the problem could be the snow is to heavy for the motor to keep up, if thats the case you may need to upgrade to a more powerful model or try not to overload it. take it a little slower so the motor can keep up. but try tightening the belt. with your pointer finger push down on the belt it should have about a half inch give, if it moves more than that its too loose and probably slipping under load