Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Troubleshooting

If you are having problems with your Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Snow Blower, you are not alone. Many Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 owners experience issues with their snow blower from time to time, and it can be frustrating to deal with these problems.

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Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Snow Blower Problems

Below are common issues and solutions for the Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101:

The Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Engine fails to start

Cause Solution
  • The control lever disengaged.
  • Engage the control lever.
  • The spark plug boot disconnected.
  • Connect the wire to the spark boot
  • Fuel tank empty or stale fuel.
  • Fill the tank with clean, fresh gasoline.
  • Engine not primed (if equipped with primer).
  • Prime engine as instructed in the Operation section.
  • Faulty spark plug
  • Clean, adjust the gap, or replace it.
  • Blocked fuel line
  • Clean fuel line
  • Engine flooded.
  • Wait a few minutes to restart, but do not prime
  • Fuel valve (if equipped) closed.
  • Open the fuel valve. See Engine Operator’s Manual.
  • Engine not choked (if equipped with choke).
  • Choke engine. See Engine Operator’s Manual

The Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Engine runs erratic

Cause Solution
  • Spark plug boot lose
  • Engage the control lever.
  • Blocked fuel line or stale fuel.
  • Clean fuel line; fill the tank with clean, fresh gasoline
  • The vent in the gas cap is plugged.
  • Clear vent.
  • Water or dirt in the fuel system.
  • Drain fuel tank. Refill with fresh fuel.
  • Dirty air cleaner.
  • Refer to the Engine Operator’s Manual.
  • Unit running with CHOKE (if equipped) applied.
  • Push the CHOKE knob in.

The Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Engine overheats

Cause Solution
  • Engine oil level low.
  • Fill the crankcase with proper oil.
  • Air flow restricted.
  • Clean the area around and on top of the engine.

The Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Occasional skips (hesitates) at high speed

Cause Solution
  • The spark plug gap is too close.
  • Adjust the gap to .030”.

The Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Idles poorly

Cause Solution
  • Spark plug fouled, faulty, or gap too wide
  • Reset the gap to .030” or replace the spark plug
  • Dirty air cleaner.
  • Refer to Engine Operator’s Manual

The Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Excessive vibration

Cause Solution
  • Spindle wing nuts lose
  • Tighten wing nuts
  • . Spindle damaged
  • See an authorized service dealer

The Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 has Poor trimming performance

Cause Solution
  • Trimmer line too short or worn
  • Replace trimmer line
  • Worn or damaged spindle belt
  • Replace spindle belt

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How to Diagnose and Repair a Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101

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Craftsman SELECT 28 CMGB223101 Snow Blower Troubleshooting

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