Diagnose & Troubleshoot
Yard-Man Snow Thrower

Engine fails to start Possible Causes and Corrective Actions

Key not in ignition switch
Insert key.
Fuel tank empty or stale fuel
Fill tank with clean, fresh fuel.
Engine not primed
Prime engine as instructed in engine Operator's manual.
Blocked fuel line
Clean fuel line.
Spark plug wire disconnected
Connect spark plug wire.
Faulty spark plug
Clean, adjust gap, or replace.
Choke not activated
Place choke control into full choke position.
Engine flooded
Wait 15-30 minutes for excess fuel to evaporate and try starting again.
Carburetor malfunction
See an authorized service center.