02:01AM | 12/10/05
Member Since: 09/16/02
23 lifetime posts
Right in the middle of using my snow blower the "blades" stopped turning. Is it belt driven? What is the first step in trouble-shooting the problem?


11:34AM | 12/10/05
Member Since: 09/16/02
23 lifetime posts
My 21 inch 2 cycle snow blower just started running EXTREMELY rough. There is a little oil residue coming out of the exhaust pipe. I use one gallon of gas to 4 oz. of oil. It has been running fine for the last 5 years. What could the problem be?

(I repaired the other problem by installing a new belt)


11:56AM | 12/10/05
Member Since: 11/11/02
2274 lifetime posts
Hi, I'm afraid that product is not really classified an appliance (which is what this forum is dedicated to) and I have no experience with gas engines.

I don't see a 'small gas engine' forum but you could try posting your question in Bob's "Miscellaneous" forum at the following link. There have been other gas snow-blower related questions posted there.



Dan O.


Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.


type the code from the image


Post_new_button or Login_button

Colorful, useful, and fun, these tire planters form the foundation for a delightful container garden. Just spray-paint old... Reused steel windows create an eye-catching splashguard in this walk-in shower. The vintage factory windows bring an inter... A galvanized steel tub is a surprising but charming fixture in this bright and breezy screened patio. It's perfect for was... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... If you lack plumbing skills but have a good sturdy tree, here's the easiest outdoor shower solution of all: Simply attach... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... How do you like this smart use for an old bottle? Clamp an empty wine bottle to a fence or wall near your outdoor deck or ... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon