Staying on top of basic snow blower maintenance
Snow Blowing Tips & Tricks from Toro Don’t fight the wind. Whenever possible, point the chute downwind so that the wind helps you blow the snow. It is usually best to move up and down the length of a driveway, not perpendicular. In strong crosswinds, start on the upwind side and then work downwind: If little or no wind, first cut a path down the center of the driveway and…
Any owner of a Toro Two-Stage Snow Blower wants their machine to perform at a high level. That’s why knowing when and how to change the engine oil of your snow blower will help maintain its power, endurance, and dependability. Check out our tips for properly changing the engine oil of your Toro Two-Stage Snow Blower.
Your journey to finding the perfect snowblower for you and your driveway starts with asking the right questions. Single-stage, two-stage, and crossover machines that combine aspects of both are all great for clearing snow from your driveway and sidewalk, but they remove snow differently. Aside from choosing the right stage, your driveway and the type of snow you get in your area should direct your decision. Single-Stage Snowblowers Toro’s single-stage…
Now is a great time to take your machine to a local dealer for any needed maintenance or repairs. If you’re planning to do your own maintenance, or just want to see what we recommend, please follow these tips, which will help ensure your snowblower is ready for winter.
Changing the engine oil of any type of snow blower is an essential maintenance task, especially if you own a Toro Single-Stage Snow Blower. The older your oil is, the more difficult it becomes to protect all the vital parts of your snow blower’s engine. To keep your single-stage snow blower performing at its best, here’s a quick guide to learning how to properly change your engine oil.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) currently limits an ethanol-gasoline blend of 10% ethanol (or E10) as a standard transportation fuel. However, the agency recently granted the ethanol industry a waiver increasing the allowable limit to 15% ethanol (or E15) for use only in some motor vehicles.
Noticing that your single-stage snow blower lacks the power it used to? It might be time to get the drive belt replaced. To get your Toro single-stage snow blower back to full force, follow this step-by-step guide to replacing and installing your drive belt, and return to taking on the winter!
Can’t wait to get started testing out your new Toro Two-Stage Snow Blower? After some quick assemblage, you’ll be able to experience pristine performance, power, and durability, unparalleled to any other snow blower on the market. Watch our step-by-step video tutorial on how to assemble your Toro Two-Stage Snow Blower, so you can be at ease all winter long.
Just purchased your first Toro Single-Stage Snow Blower? Now all you need to do to get your machine up and running is some minor assembly. Don’t sweat it if this sounds intimidating. After watching this quick and easy video tutorial, you’ll be using your fully assembled Toro Single-Stage Snow Blower in no time!