Snow Blowers Replacing a Shear Pin on Husqvarna Snow Blower

Published on February 3rd, 2015 | by Turner Anderson


Replacing the Shear Pin on a Husqvarna Two Stage Snow Blower

Watch our video on how to replace a broken shear pin on a Husqvarna two stage snow blower.

Shear Pins are built to break when the auger shaft is over-torqued, so the gear case won’t be damaged if something gets stuck in the augers.

Step 1:

Remove the ignition key

Step 2:

Tilt the snowblower back so it rests on its handles

Step 3:

Usually shear pins fall off when they break, if the pin is still attached, remove it, if it is wedged in there, you may need a hammer and punch to remove it

Step 4:

Align the hole in the auger shaft with the hole in the gear case shaft

Step 5:

Insert the shear pin  through the holes and re-install the nut


Jack’s Safety Tips: *Before servicing your snow blower make sure the snow blower is turned off and remove the ignition key to reduce the risk of accidental start-up. View our Disclaimer.

Featured Parts and Products:

Tags: , ,

About the Author

is the Internet Marketing Manager at Jack's and the editor of Jack's DIY Center. You'll also find him creating How-To articles, videos, newsletters, and much more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to Top ↑