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Snow Blower Tune-Up Checklist- Do It Yourself or Bring Your Snow Blower in for Expert Service

Every year, your snow blower needs a tune-up. A snow blower tune-up is slightly different for a single stage snow blower and a two stage snow blower.  If you are a Do It Yourself person, below is a snow blower tune-up checklist and links to parts that you may need. If you are not very handy or simply don’t have the time, we would be happy to help you with your Snow Blower Tune-Up Checklist. You can bring your snow blower in to one of our stores in Michigan or give the store closest to you a call and we can pick it up for you. Whatever you decide, use this snow blower tune checklist to make sure your machine is winter-ready.

Single Stage Snow Blower Tune-Up Checklist

* Flush fuel system

* Install new spark plug

* Rebuild carburetor

* Check and adjust RPM

* Check compression

* Check and adjust belts

* Lubricate and adjust bail cable (if applicable)

* Check Paddles for wear

* Check scraper bar for wear

* Inspect and test all safety features

* Power wash unit

* Test overall operation of unit

 * Watch video on how to replace Paddles & Scraper Bars

 

Two Stage Snow Blower Tune-Up Checklist

* Change engine oil

* Flush fuel system

* Install new spark plug

* Rebuild carburetor

* Check and adjust RPM

* Check compression

* Test ignition system

* Check and adjust belts

* Check transmission fluid

* Lubricate and adjust cables

* Check scraper bar for wear

* Inspect and test all safety features

* Power wash unit

* Test overall operation of unit

  * Watch video on how to replace Paddles & Scraper Bars

 

The most common parts that you will need for a snow blower tune-up checklist include: a spark plug, a carburetor kit, a primer bulb, and a paddle & scraper bar kit. In order to locate the snow blower tune-up parts that you need, use our Snow Blower Quick Reference Guide or Search Illustrated Parts Diagrams.

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