Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.)/sears craftsman snow blower


Sears Craftsman model# 536.886160 serial# 727305949.
I have a black hose or tube that is cracked.  It connects on top to a piece that has the letter ohv.  Then the tube goes under the gas tank.  I removed the gas tank and several other pieces.  The other end of the hose wasn't connected to anything.  I can't see where it connects.  Any ideas?  thanks

It's just a valve breather tube and does not connect to anything.

Your eninge is a Tecumseh model number OHSK55-69514B...write this down somewhere so you can find it later.

Here is the repair manual link:

See page 74 on breathers.


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Lawnmower Repair . Certified Master Service Technician from B&S. Have 23 years experience on B&S, Lawn Chief, Weed Eater, Echo, Peerless, Wheel Horse, Snapper, Atlas, MTD, McCulloch, Homelite and many other numerous brands. Specialize in electrical repair.


Born and raised in the midwest. Started tinkering with engines when I was about 14 on my Suzuki RM-80. I began lawn mower repair at a small hardware store. I knew absolutely nothing. I read lots of repair manuals and met an older fellow who taught me many lessons. I continued working on small engines through high school and paid my way through college working on mowers at the same hardware store. Decided to get away from the midwest and mower repair so I joined the Air Force. I repaired air traffic control electronic equipment and ended up in Hawaii where I got a part time job at Small Engine Clinic. I gained a lot of experience from the Small Engine Clinic and had a blast repairing small engines. I then took the Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician test and earned my MST. I then traveled to Wisconsin where I attended the factory update training seminar and received formal training. Continued working on mowers part time as I completed 20 years of military. Retired from the military on a Friday and continued in the lawn and garden industry the next Monday.

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