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Gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol (E10) or up to 10% MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether) is acceptable for use in this machine. The use of any gasoline exceeding 10% ethanol (E10) or 10% MTBE will void the product warranty.
MTD two-cycle snow throwers use a 50:1 ratio of gasoline to 2-cycle oil, which is one gallon of gasoline to 2.5 oz of 2-cycle oil.
Ariens 5W30 synthetic blend engine oil provides you with a high-quality fluid proven to extend the engine life of your Ariens equipment.
Yes. Snow blowers, like cars, are 4-cycle engines, so they use the same type of motor oil. Make sure to use a motor oil weight with a low-temperature viscosity rating, such as 5W-30.
Only use high-grade oil intended for use in two-cycle air-cooled engines. A high-grade premium gasoline will burn cleaner in the engines, leaving less carbon buildup in the cylinder, exhaust port and muffler. A fuel grade of 89 octane and higher is recommended.
Oil mix ratios explained

If your manufacturer recommends a 50:1 fuel/oil mix, it means you need 50 parts of gas to one part two-stroke oil. To mix one gallon of fuel at 50:1, add 2.6 ounces of two-stroke oil to one gallon of gas, as shown in the chart below.

You want to mix 2.6 ounces of oil to one gallon of gasoline for a 50:1 mixture. If you`re mixing up two gallons of gasoline you will have to mix 5.2 ounces of oil to two gallons of gasoline for a 50:1 mixture. I would recommend using fresh gasoline that has an octane rating of 89.
Fuel Mix. According to Stihl, gas and oil for leaf blowers should be mixed at a ratio of 50 parts gas to 1 part oil. This amounts to about 2.6 ounces of oil to each gallon of gas.
1980s Ariens ST724 and ST824

Although these are often mistaken for contemporary machines, they were built starting the very next year, 1980.

Can Mobil 1™ be used in lawn mowers, snow blowers and other small cylinder engines? Yes, if the small engines are four‐cycle engines that call for detergent‐type motor oil. This type of engine has a separate crankcase for motor oil – it`s not mixed with gasoline. I like to change the oil myself.
Gravely 10W30 synthetic blend lawn mower oil provides you with a high-quality fluid proven to extend the engine life of your Ariens lawn equipment.
5W-30 multi grade oil is ideal for private vehicles and light-duty petrol and diesel engines. It also provides a better cold temperature start than 10W-30 oil. On the other hand, the slightly thicker oil,10W-30, provides better lubrication for commercial vehicles and heavy-load engine cars.
If the octane rating is less than 91, you could damage the engine and may void your vehicle warranty. If heavy knocking is heard when using gasoline rated at 91 octane or higher, the engine needs service.”
Some cars that need premium only need 91 octane, and others may require 93 octane. If the owner`s manual indicates premium gas is recommended, you can typically operate the vehicle safely on regular gas.
If you put lower-octane fuel into your high-octane vehicle, whether by mistake or to save money on gas, you`ll probably notice the effects right away: things like poor fuel economy, reduced acceleration, and spark knock, which sounds like a high-pitched pinging or rattling noise.
Use a 40:1 two-cycle oil mix ratio. One gallon of gasoline combined with 3.2 oz of two-cycle engine oil. Unsure of the age of your equipment? Use the 40:1 mixture.
Modern Snow Blowers Don`t Use Mixed Gas

Most modern blowers are four-cycle engines and do not require mixed gas. They do however require engine oil, and that oil needs to be changed once per season and checked regularly.

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Auger does not engage on Ariens Model 924121 sno- Thro
ANSWER : First check shear pins in the auger ( try to turn big auger by hand, engine off)
then if they are good then try to turn impeller by hand, engine off
youll need to turn it a few times before the larger ones turn, but thats what you want
if they dont turn then you have sheared the gear box gears
be sure belts are good tooo

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Snow blower threw oil everywhere and will not move. Engine starts but does not move forward.
ANSWER : The gearbox for the drive has sheared a tooth off the gear to make it leak and not propel the wheels. it has cut into the seal making it leak

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Pb 2105 I need to know the fuel to oil mixture for my Echo PB-2105 blower, any ideas?
ANSWER : 50:1

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How do you put it in neutral
ANSWER : Does it have steering control triggers to turn it left or right…if so hold both at the same time with engine off and see if you can push it..Let me know if that works. Or let me know what kind of controls you have

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MTD snow blower model#31AH5WTG799 blades stoped turning
ANSWER : Look for a broken shear pin. It is usually a bolt that goes through the blade shaft and will break with an overload.

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Electric Maztang mt 968 auger wont run – Yard Machines 28" Two-Stage Snowthrower
ANSWER : The motor runs but the auger does not , if so the bolt snapped in half from hitting something that you should have not hit , this is a normal thing so as to not blow up the engine , it is a safety feature in all snow blowers , just get the right bolt or make one grind it down to where it will break easy but will work the auger , they sell them on ebay for a couple bucks but I make mine

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My echo pb1000 gas blower wants to stall at high speeds, run fine otherwise, could it need a carb kit or maybe a fuel filter?
ANSWER : Yes it could need both of them plus some fresh gas mixture to boot. I would start with the fuel filter and then go to the carburetor.HTHGood Day.

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Echo pb-260l won’t rev up under load. like it is missing. changed plug, fuel filter, fuel line, carb. change fuel to meet precise specs. Ideas?
ANSWER : Blown moter from bad gas mixture

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