Published on February 1st, 2015 | by Turner Anderson1
Replacing the Traction Drive Belt on an Ariens Two Stage Snow Blower
Watch our video on how to replace the traction drive belt on an Ariens two stage snow blower.
The drive belt engages the traction drive system on the snow blower. If the belt becomes too worn and breaks, your snow blower will stop dead in its tracks.
Remove the ignition key
Remove the maintenance cover, pull off the choke knob and remove the screws
Remove the spark plug boot
Use socket wrench to remove the plug
Consult your owner’s manual to check the recommended gap for your new spark plug
Thread the spark plug by hand, then finish tightening with a spark plug wrench
Reconnect the spark plug wire
Replace the maintenance cover
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