The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Snowblower wheels not engaging are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.
The V-belt makes the connection between the engine and the gearbox. If the V-belt is worn out, misadjusted, or broken, the snowblower wheels won’t turn. Inspect the belt to determine if it is broken or worn out, and make sure that the belt is properly adjusted. If the V-belt is broken or worn out, replace it.