Who makes Ariens snow blower engines?

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Base model machines were equipped with LCT engines and more advanced machines were powered by Briggs & Stratton. As of 2016, Ariens Sno-Thro machines are built in the United States, but all engines powering the machines are made in China (save for Briggs and Stratton engines).

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Likewise, people ask, who makes Ariens snow blowers?

When you're shopping for a snow blower, it's important to know that there are only a few manufacturers. 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.

One may also ask, are Ariens snow blowers Made in USA? All Ariens are made in the USA, the snowblower itself, but not the engine. All 2-stage snowblower engines, on all 2-stage snowblowers by all manufacturers, are now made in China. (except for perhaps Honda, some engines made in Japan.)

Beside this, what engine is in an Ariens snowblower?

Ariens snow blowers are powered by either a Briggs and Stratton Polar Force engine, or Ariens new AX series engines. To add to the ease of using a reliable engine, all Ariens snow blowers come with the easy starting 120V electric start feature.

Are Ariens snow blowers any good?

Durable body with excellent maneuverability In my experience, if your home sees a lot of snowfall during the winters, then the blower that you wish to go for should be extremely durable, or it will break down after just a few days of use. The Ariens 921046 is made with the harshest of winter conditions in mind.

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Is Ariens and Husqvarna the same?

Ariens owns the brand. Ariens® lawn and garden equipment has been the choice of discerning homeowners for more than 75 years. Husqvarna Lawn Tractors, Husqvarna Riders – Current manufacture – Husqvarna Outdoor Products. Husqvarna owns the Brand.

What is the most reliable snow blower brand?

Most Reliable Three-Stage Gas Snow Blower Brands
All three brands of three-stage snow blowers in our survey—Craftsman, Cub Cadet, and Troy-Bilt—earn a rating of Good for predicted reliability. Of those, Cub Cadet and Troy-Bilt each earn a rating of Excellent for owner satisfaction, and Craftsman earns a rating of Good.

Where are Ariens snow blowers built?

Ariens Company, stylized as AriensCo, is a Brillion, Wisconsin-based equipment company which has a long history manufacturing snow blowers, lawn tractors, and zero-turn lawn mowers for commercial and high-end consumer markets.

Is Ariens and Gravely the same company?

Yes. Ariens only owns Gravely, they don't build mowers together. Gravely used to sell a rebranded Ariens ZTR but they've stopped doing that.

Is Ariens a good mower?


Ariens Riding Mowers expert review by ConsumerAffairs
25 HP engine: These mid-size engines provide enough power for most residential lawns. 52-inch mowing deck: The largest riding mower has a broad mowing deck capable of handling multiple acre lawns.

Do Ariens snow blowers go on sale?

There generally are not any "factory" sales with snowblowers like you see with autos. Ariens only makes them. retailers sell them. So, it is up to the retailers/resellers on what deals you might be able to find.

Is Ariens made by MTD?

It originated as a tool and die maker (Modern Tool and Die Company). MTD's main competitors are Stihl, Ariens, Snapper Inc., John Deere and Husqvarna. Over the years, MTD acquired the Troy-Bilt, Bolens, Cub Cadet, and Yard-Man brands and/or companies.

What is the best snow blower for 2019?

If you expect snow that needs clearing this season, you'll find a snowblower on this list that's ideal for you.
  • Editors' Choice. Ariens Professional 32 Hydro RapidTrak.
  • Best Electric Start. Husqvarna ST 427T.
  • Best Manual Chute. Toro Power Max 824.
  • Easiest to Start. Cub Cadet 2X 30 EFI Snow Blower.
  • Most Powerful Cordless.

How many horsepower is a 306cc engine?


Husqvarna LCT Snow
Engine manufacturer LCT LCT
Cylinder displacement 291 cc 369 cc
Net power at preset rpm 7.2 kW @ 3600 rpm 8.25 kW @ 3600 rpm
Horsepower 9.6 hp / 7.16 kW 11 hp / 8.2 kW
Gross Torque 14.5 lb-ft 17 lb-ft

Are LCT engines any good?

Today's LCT engines are arguably the best snow engine for dependability, starting, and power for cc's. They are fuel efficient and quiet. Of course use good, fresh fuel and always use a fuel stabilizer. Ariens AX engines are serviced warrantied through the Ariens dealer network.

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 much oil does an Ariens snowblower 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.)

Who makes Troy Bilt engines?

Troy-Bilt is owned by MTD. MTD has it's own Chinese made engines on some of it's equipment. It would not be a big stretch to see Chinese made MTD engine on a Troy-Bilt unit. Maybe they have already started.

How do I service my Ariens snowblower?


Fall Checklist
  1. ADD STABILIZER AND FRESH FUEL TO YOUR SNOW BLOWER.
  2. CHANGE THE OIL , FILTER AND SPARK PLUG.
  3. CHECK THE BELTS AND PULLEYS.
  4. PROPERLY STORE YOUR SNOW BLOWER.
  5. ADD STABILIZER AND FRESH FUEL TO YOUR LAWN MOWER.
  6. CHANGE THE OIL AND SPARK PLUG.
  7. CLEAN THE BLADES AND UNDERCARRIAGE.
  8. PROPERLY STORE YOUR LAWN MOWER.

Who bought Tecumseh Engines?

Tecumseh Power Company's former gasoline engine and powertrain product lines are sold to Platinum Equity, LLC which continues to do business as Tecumseh Power. Tecumseh Products Company closes its small engine manufacturing division and sells off its Peerless transmissions business unit to Husqvarna Outdoor Products.

How long do Ariens snow blowers last?

Ariens, Toro, Honda, Deere, Snapper or Simplicity - 40 years with good care. Any snowblower built before 1980, 40 to 50 years with good care. Average lifespan of an average snowblower, with average care.. probably 15 to 25 years..