Wheel Drive Belt Replacement On A Snow Blower – Hipa
Skip to content

Snow Blower

Wheel Drive Belt Replacement On A Snow Blower

by Jeremy HIPA 21 Dec 2022 0 Comments


This blog is a step-by-step instruction for replacing the wheel drive belt on a Cub Cadet snowblower. The most common reasons for replacing the wheel drive belt is when the snow blower wheel won’t turn or the snowblower auger won’t turn.

Replacement

Before you begin the replacement, you need to make sure the engine has cooled and remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting. We recommend performing this procedure with little or no fuel in the tank.
Step 1: Use a 3/8 inch socket to remove the bolt securing the belt cover and pull the cover off. Release the tension spring.
Step 2: Now pull the idler pulley backe to detach the wheel drive belt if still intact. Carefully tip the snowblower forward so it rests on the auger housing.
Step 3: Use the 3/8 inch socket to remove the mounting bolts securing the frame cover and pull the cover off if still intact. Detach the old belt from the drive plate, slide it under the friction disk and pull it free of the frame.
Step 4: Detach the auger belt to fully remove the old wheel drive belt. And you are now ready to install the new wheel drive belt.
Step 5: Slide the new belt over the pulleys and under the tension spring then feed the belt between the frame and the drive plate. Now slide the belt under the friction disc and position it around the drive plate.
Step 5: Realign the frame cover and replace the mounting bolts to srcure. Return the snowblower to its upright position. Align the new belt on the drive and idler police. Reposition the auger belt, reset the tension spring on the bolt and replace the belt cover. Rethread the bolts and tighten.

With the repair completed, reattach the spark plug and boot to the spark plug, and refill the fuel tank. Your snow blower now should be ready for use.

Revive Your Machine With Hipa All-In-One Kit

Hipa's parts kits make it quick and easy to maintain or restore your lawn and garden equipment. Whether you need replacement parts, tools, or help, Hipa has the small machine solution for you.

Prev Post
Next Post

Leave a comment

All blog comments are checked prior to publishing

You May Also Like

Thanks for subscribing!

This email has been registered!

Shop the look

Choose Options

Hipa
Register to get FREE level-5 cut-resistant gloves(worth $9.9) now, FREE SHIPPING !!!

Recently Viewed

Close
Edit Option
Close
Have Questions?
Close
Sign up only!
this is just a warning
Close
Hipa

Are you sure to leave...

We now offer 1 Dollar Sale for spark plugs, don't miss out!

And for all products, with the buy more save more offer, you can save up to $50!

Continue Shopping
Recommended 3
Gift Product - [Free Gift for Signing Up] Hipa Level 5 Cu... $0.00