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While using snow blower notice ariens snow blower leaking oil

Area is coming from the rear of engine wondering if its a seal or something else. machines starts but doesnot have much power.while using the machine i noticed it wasn't throwing light snow very far

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that should do on both counts. be sure not to over fill the oil

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Hello. Actually, Many snow thrower manufacturers now recommend using synthetic motor oil particularly for subzero temperatures. Synthetic oil, such as Mobil 1 doesn’t contain any of the waxes that cause conventional oils to congeal in cold temperatures. As a result, synthetic oil makes starting easier and also prevent parts from running dry when a cold engine first starts. Synthetic oil also has higher film strength and stands up to high temperatures better than conventional oils. You’ll pay more for a quart for a full synthetic and you still have to change it as often as conventional oils, but you are giving your snow thrower engine the best chance for a long trouble free life.

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SOURCE: Only one blade turns automatically on Ariens snow blower.

There is a bolt that goes through the center of the shaft that shears off if you hit something. You will need to line up the holes of the internal shaft with the auger tube and install a new bolt.

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