What is front part of snowblower called?
Auger Housing – The structure at the front of the snow blower where the snow is collected and processed by the augers.
Are all snowblower auger belts the same?
All snowblowers have at least one belt, whether you have a gas powered version or electric, and the directions are generally the same for all models with very little variation.
What is snowblower auger?
Augers are critical to your snow blower’s performance, drawing snow into the housing where it can be blown clear. Replace worn or damaged augers with Original Equipment parts for all Single-stage, Two-Stage and Three-stage Snow Blower applications.
What does CC mean in snow blowers?
But as I quickly discovered, the strength of snow blower engines is no longer measured in horsepower. It’s measured in “cc” (cubic centimeters) instead, making direct comparisons difficult.
How many belts does a snowblower have?
For most two stage snow blowers, there are 2 or 3 belts under the cover. One belt will drive the auger, and the other will drive the wheels. Looking at the belts, what do you see? If you see excessive cracking, fraying or splitting, it’s time to replace the belts.
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.
What’s the average lifespan of a snowblower?
Snow blowers can last several years, even decades, if they’re maintained regularly and correctly. Snow blower maintenance varies based on the type of snow blower you have, either a two stage snow blower or a single stage snow blower.
Why is my snowblower not throwing snow very far?
A clogged chute won’t throw snow very far. If the chute isn’t clogged, check the augers and auger drive system. A damaged auger blade can’t push snow through the shoot, and broken shear pins keep sections of the auger from spinning.