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How to Maintain Your Snow Blower

10 September 2020

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Though we’re confident in the reliability of your Ariens Snow Blower, following these easy care tips will help ensure it stays in your family for years to come.

Simple, Everyday Checks

  • Double-check that all nuts, bolts and screws are intact and tight.
  • Check the tire pressures.
  • Check the engine oil level.


Drain the fuel from the tank, tip the unit onto its housing and remove the bottom cover. Apply lubricant to the gears, shafts and chains. Remove the wheels and lubricate the axle.

Pump grease into the zerks on the auger shaft and rotate the augers by hand.

Engine Care

Change your engine oil regularly and with the correct oil.

Check the spark plug as scheduled and replace as necessary.

Fuel Quality

Always use fresh gasoline purchased within two weeks of use.

Never fill the fuel tank with gasoline having an ethanol content greater than 10 percent.


Add a quality stabilizer to your gasoline and run the engine for a few minutes to cycle the mixture through the fuel system.

If your unit was stored with untreated fuel, or you experience starting issues, try draining the fuel system and adding fresh gasoline.

If you’re still having issues starting your snow blower , contact Monnick Supply in Marlborough or Framingham, MA.



Marlborough Store

135 Maple Street,
Marlborough, MA
Call (508) 318-4788


Mon-Sat 7:00am to 5:00pm

Framingham Store

759 Waverly Street,
Framingham, MA
Call (508) 386-9876


Mon-Sat 7:00am to 5:00pm

Monnick Supply $$
135 Maple St.
Marlborough MA 01752
United States
(508) 318-4788
Mon-Fri 7am - 6pm
Sat 7am - 5:30pm
Sun 12pm - 4pm
Monnick Supply $$
759 Waverly St.
Framingham MA 01702
United States
(508) 386-9876
Mon-Fri 7am - 6pm
Sat 8am - 5:30pm
Sun 10am - 4pm