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pulley locked

by VONDA NEWBORN Last activity date:
February 2nd, 2011

model no. ,craftsman 21inch snow thrower,pulley will not pull,pushing choke in, gas leaking

Craftsman , Snow Removal Equipment
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Mark T
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by Mark T
February 2nd, 2011
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Mark T
Thank you for your question.

I am sorry you are having a problem with the snow blower. By what you have stated the engine is not running and leaking fuel. I suspect the carburetor is gummed up and should be cleaned or replaced. If the carburetor leaking the float, needle, and seat are not stopping the flow of fuel into the float bowl. I have provided you with an image below showing the break down of the carburetor. Remove the float bowl and float. Then flush the passages with carb cleaner and compressed air.

Then reassemble and test the operation. I have found a video that should help explain what needs to be done. please click on this link to watch the


Here is a link to order any parts you need.

Sears Parts Direct


If you do not feel confident repairing this problem yourself, then you can have it repaired at your home by a Sears technician. Here is a link for the website:

Sears Home Services


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Mark T.
by Mark T
February 2nd, 2011
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Manage My Life
The snow thrower is defiantly something you are needing to have this winter. I was able to find a discussion that might help you understand and possibly be able to give you tips on what to do.
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January 31st, 2011
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