How Do I Start My Ariens Snowblower?


How Do You Turn On A Snowblower?

Turning a two stage snow blower can be more difficult. Many people purchase snow blowers with the power steering option. This allows you to slow down or stop one wheel while making a turn. To make a proper turn, disengage the augers, then squeeze the steering lever handle on the side you want to turn into.

How Does Ariens Auto Turn Work?

Ariens Auto-Turn Snow Blowers are equipped with a differntial that senses when you initiate a turn. When the snow blower is moving forward, the drive differential axle shafts are rotating in the same direction. When you initiate a turn, the differential axle shafts are free to rotate in the direction you’re turning.

How Do I Start My First Snowblower?

First, prime the engine by pressing the flexible primer bulb, a small rubber or silicone bulb located on your snow blower near the carburetor, three to five times. This will force a small amount of fuel into the carburetor where it can more easily ignite. Immediately after priming, try to start the blower.

Who Makes Ariens Snow Blowers?

A company called MTD makes Craftsman, Cub Cadet, and Troy-Bilt models. The Husqvarna company makes units under the Husqvarna, Jonsered, and Poulan Pro brands. Ariens makes Ariens and Sno-Tek models.

How Much Oil Does A Ariens Compact 24 Take?

Ariens recommends using a high quality, 2-cycle oil mixed with fuel at a ratio of 50:1 (2.6-oz oil per 1 gallon of gasoline.)

Why Does My Snowblower Pull To The Left?

If the snow blower is always pulling to the left I suspect the tire pressure in the tires is not equal. The right tire is over inflated or the left tire is low. Once the pressure is set equally the snow blower should propel straight.

How Fast Does A Snowblower Auger Spin?

3600 rpm motor, 1 to 2 belt reduction to the fan (impeller?), and a 10 to 1 reduction to the screw (?? that big auger thingie that brings the snow into the center to be blown out over the bank.) This gives an impeller rotation speed of about 1700 rpm, and a screw rotation of 170 rpm or about 3 revolutions per second.

Is It Ok To Run Snowblower With Choke On?

When the passages start to plug up the engine does not get the needed fuel to run smoothly. Then when you choke the engine, it delivers more fuel and the engine will smooth out. Please use extreme caution when dealing with fuel. Then after you have cleaned the carburetor, start the engine and slowly turn the choke off.

How Do You Fix A Snowblower That Won’t Start?

The snowblower engine needs gas, compression and spark to start, so if your snowblower isn’t starting, focus on those. First, make sure the gas in the tank is fresh; older gas can form gummy deposits that interfere with starting. Gummy deposits clog the carburetor so clean or replace the carburetor if it’s clogged.

What Happens If You Run A Snowblower With The Choke On?

Running the snow thrower with the choke on should not do any permanent damage. When the choke is on it provides the engine with more fuel than it needs. When the spark plug gets soaked it will not spark correctly and ignite the fuel. If this is the case, the spark plug will have to be replaced.

How Do You Use A Snowblower In Deep Snow?

Run the blower at full speed but with slower forward motion for wet, heavy snow. Also, make more passes taking smaller bites in deep snow. Position the machine so that it collects less than the full width of the opening to maintain the throwing power.

Can You Start A Snowblower Without A Key?

You most likely have a secondary way to shut off engine at the throttle control. You should be able to get one of these keys at any small engine shop or a sears parts center, but again you really do not need it.