Troubleshooting - Husqvarna 16530-LS Operator's Manual

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See appropriate section in manual unless directed to an authorized service center/department.
PROBLEM
Does not start
1. Fuel shut-off valve (if so
2. Safety ignition key
3. Out of fuel.
4. Throttle in STOP position
5. Choke in OFF position.
6. Primer not depressed.
7. Engine is flooded.
8. Spark plug wire is
9. Bad spark plug.
10. Stale fuel.
11. Water in fuel.
Loss of power
1. Spark plug wire loose.
2. Throwing too much snow.
3. Fuel tank cap is covered
4. Dirty or clogged muffler.
Engine idles or
1. Choke is in FULL position.
runs roughly
2. Blockage in fuel line.
3. Stale fuel.
4. Water in fuel.
5. Carburetor is in need of
Excessive
1. Loose parts or damaged
vibration
Recoil starter
1. Frozen recoil starter.
is hard to pull
Loss of traction
1. Drive belt is worn.
drive / slowing
2. Drive belt is off of pulley.
of drive speed
3. Friction drive wheel is worn.
Loss of snow
1. Auger belt is off of pulley.
discharge or
2. Auger belt is worn.
slowing of
3. Clogged discharge chute.
snow discharge
4. Augers / impeller jammed.

TROUBLESHOOTING

CAUSE
equipped) in OFF position.
is not inserted.
(or ON/OFF switch is OFF).
disconnected.
with ice or snow.
adjustment or overhaul.
augers or impeller.
CORRECTION
1. Turn fuel shut-off valve to OPEN position.
2. Insert safety ignition key.
3. Fill fuel tank with fresh, clean gasoline.
4. Move throttle to FAST position
(or ON/OFF switch to ON position).
5. Move to FULL position.
6. Prime as instructed in the Operation section of this manual.
7. Wait a few minutes before restarting, DO NOT prime.
8. Connect wire to spark plug.
9. Replace spark plug.
10. Empty fuel tank & carburetor, refill with fresh, clean gasoline.
11. Empty fuel tank & carburetor, refill with fresh, clean gasoline.
1. Reconnect spark plug wire.
2. Reduce speed and width of swath.
3. Remove ice and snow on and around fuel tank cap.
4. Clean or replace muffler.
1. Move choke to OFF position.
2. Clean fuel line.
3. Empty fuel tank & carburetor, refill with fresh, clean gasoline.
4. Empty fuel tank & carburetor, refill with fresh, clean gasoline.
5. Contact an authorized service center/department.
1. Tighten all fasteners. Replace damaged parts. If vibration
remains, contact an authorized service center/department.
1. See "IF RECOIL STARTER HAS FROZEN"
in the Operation section of this manual.
1. Check / replace drive belt.
2. Check / reinstall drive belt.
3. Contact an authorized service center/department.
1. Check / reinstall auger belt.
2. Check / replace auger belt.
3. Clean snow chute.
4. Remove debris or foreign object from augers / impeller.
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