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Diagnose & Troubleshoot Snow Throwers

Select one of the symptoms below to find possible causes and common solutions

Common Symptoms:

Engine Fails to Start

Possible Causes Corrective Actions

1Choke not in ON position

Move choke to ON position

Spark plug wire disconnected

Connect wire to spark plug

Fuel tank empty or stale fuel

Fill tank with clean, fresh gasoline

Engine not primed

Prime engine as instructed in "Operating Your Snow Thrower"

Faulty spark plug

Clean, adjust gap, or replace

Safety key not in ignition on engine

Insert key fully into the switch