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Toro Powerlite® (16") 98cc Single-Stage Snow Blower

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Grade
Style
Clearing
16"
Wide
Intake
11"
High
Surface

Paved
Area

Large
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Entry-Level Snow Blower
Ideal for small residential applications

Compact and Lightweight
Handle collapses for easy storage
Weighs in at just under 40 pounds

Tecumseh Snow King Engine
Powerful 98cc 2-cycle engine designed just for snow

Recoil Start
Large handle makes it easy to grasp and pull starter cord

Power CurveŽ System
Curved rotor and inverted funnel housing
Moves more snow in less time and virtually eliminates clogging
Ability to clean down to the pavement

Easy to Maneuver
Wide rubber paddles propel the snow blower forward

2 Year Full Warranty



Model
  Model Number:38172
 Manufacturer:Toro
Engine
 Brand:Tecumseh Snow King
 Type:2 Cycle (Gas & Oil Mix)
 Power:98 cc
 Starting System:Recoil
 Fuel Tank:.9 quarts (0.85 liters)
Auger
 Material:Rubber
Chute
 Material:Plastic
 Chute Rotation:EZ Chute
 Turning Radius:180°
 Max Throwing Distance:25 feet (7.62 meters)
Drive System
 Drive:Auger Drive
 Tire Type:Alternate Bar Tread
 Tire Size:6" x 1.5" (15.24 cm x 3.81 cm)
Options
 Remote Deflector Contols:No
 Drift Cutters:Not Applicable
 Front Weights:Not Applicable
 Interlocking Controls:No
 Hand Warmers:No
 Skid Shoes:Not Applicable
Overview
 Weight:37 Lbs. (16.78 kilograms)
 Consumer Warranty:2 Years
 Commercial Warranty:Not Available
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M. C.
Inkster, MI
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
JAN.
04
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Wow! I Have 7- 8 Years With This Model
I had this model for 8 years. I needed a lightweight powerful machine and this was excellent for all of the eight years I've used it. 3 weeks ago I needed repair for the first time because it would not start. I took it to SEARS and that was a mistake. They obviously have issues with repairing a machine that is discontinued as well as not their own. I loved my little powerhouse of a snow blower but I'm afraid it has outlived its usefulness after 8 seasons. Sears diagnosis: Needs new... more
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Joe
Williamstown, NJ
REVIEWED
JAN.
26
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Norm Is Absolutely Right!
Second year using this powerful lightweight blower. My mother bought this on the recommendation of a friend who owns many rental properties before a big storm as a surprise for me. At first, I was somewhat disappointed that it was in her trunk (I expected it to be a big one).

After ten minutes of operation, I was very impressed with this 37lb mighty mite. Proper oil ratio with new fuel starts with two pull every time with choke on high and two primer pushes. Very easy to get into tight... more
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Norm
Westerville, OH
REVIEWED
FEB.
28
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Could Consumers Reports Be Wrong?
I have owned this lightweight gem of a snow blower for over three years and love the machine. It is lightweight as promised- only 37 pounds w/o electric starter.

It starts easily and makes little smoke when the correct fuel mixture is offered (50:1). Too much oil and it will smoke a bit. It is easily lifted while running to a porch by grabbing the handle and the discharge chute handle.

This year, so far I have gone through more than two gallons of fuel and cleared numerous walk paths,... more
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Doug
Davenport, IA
REVIEWED
DEC.
20
2012
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Junk Piece Of Equipment
Good thing they discontinued this piece of junk. IF you can get it to start you will get good service from this device BUT I have had mine for three years and it has not been reliable AT ALL. I also made the mistake of using my electric start and found out that if you crank for more than 10 seconds you may burn it up. $200 later the unit will be ready for winter with a new starter and tune up(even though it had only been used 10 times). Today I went out to start it and once again it would not... more
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