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MTD Snowblower Wheels Don't Turn


The 2 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Snowblower wheels don't turn are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Belt: V-Belt - Part # 1781640 Mfg Part # 954-0101A

Belt: V-Belt

RepairClinic Item # 1781640

If the snowblower wheels don't turn the V-belt might be broken or worn out. The V-belt makes the connection between the engine and the gearbox. If the belt is worn out, misadjusted, or broken the wheels won't turn.


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Control Cable - Part # 1810094 Mfg Part # 946-0910A

Control Cable

RepairClinic Item # 1810094

If the snowblower wheels don't turn the control cable might be broken or need an adjustment. Check the control cable from the handle lever all the way to the other end and see if it is moving freely. If it's not, a little oil squirted into the end of the cable might help to free it up. If that doesn't work the control cable should be replaced.


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