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Why does my snowblower keep jamming?
Tips from the mechanics:The most common causes of snowblower failure/clogging are related to fuel problems or hidden objects. If you notice you need to run your snowblower with the choke constantly engaged, this is a sign that you have a fuel issue and need to have it serviced.
Can I use silicone spray on snowblower?
A much quicker and easier method is to spray the inside of the discharge chute with a silicone lubricant (a silicone spray can also be used on the auger blades or impellers instead of grease). This silicone spray should be renewed each time the snow thrower is used.
Should you wax a snowblower?
Simply spray Snow Wax to your snow blower blades, inside and the chute to keep snow sticking to your blades and to prevent clogging. Using a snow clogged snow blower can slow you down especially when the snow is heavy and wet.
What does a snowblower shave plate do?
The skid plates and scraper on your snowblower work as a system to prevent damage to the snowblower’s housing and auger, and also help you get the best snow removal results from your machine. Having it adjusted correctly will help ensure you don’t leave too much snow behind.
Why is my snowblower so hard to push?
Inspect the drive clutch cable and adjust if it’s loose. Check the drive belt for excessive wear and replace it if necessary. Reinstall the drive belt if it slipped off a pulley. A worn friction disc won’t propel the snowblower so check the friction disc and replace it if it’s worn.
What is the best lubricant for a snowblower?
The best lubricant for a snowblower is a non-stick spray, which creates a protective shield for dirt, snow, and grass, and doesn’t need to be reapplied before each use. Just spray the chute and auger before the first use of the season and you’re good-to-go.
What do you coat a snow blower with?
DuPont Teflon Non-Stick Dry-Film Lubricant DuPont’s Teflon coating extends the life of the snowblower chute and other metal tools it protects. The spray forms a shield that resists dirt, water, snow, ice, and some chemicals.