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McCulloch Snow Blower Oil Change

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Is your McCulloch Snow Blower in need of an oil change? Regular maintenance and oil changes can keep your snow blower running properly all winter. Prepare your snow blower for the next snow storm by following an oil change schedule.

It is recommended to change your McCulloch Snow Blower oil every 25 hours of use or every season, whichever comes first.

Before starting, refer to your owner's manual for your snow blowers oil change schedule, the oil recommended for your snow blower, and any specific tools you need for your model.

Tools Needed:

*Before servicing your snow blower make sure the snow blower is turned off and remove the ignition key to reduce the risk of accidental start-up.

Changing the Oil

1) Warm Engine

Start your engine for a few minutes to warm the oil, allowing it to drain easier. Shut off the engine once the oil is warmed and allow it to cool before servicing your snow blower.

2) Locate Oil Drain

Locate Oil Drain.

3) Place Oil Drain Pan

Oil Drain Pan.

Catch the oil with an oil drain pan placed under the oil drain plug.

4) Drain Oil

Drain Oil.

Loosen the oil drain plug with your socket wrench and drain the oil from the engine.


Depending on where your oil drain plug is located you may need to use a funnel, or tube to guide the oil from the oil drain plug into the pan.

5) Reinstall Oil Drain Plug

reinstall oil plug.

6) Remove Oil Dipstick Cap

remove dipstick.

7) Refill with New Oil

refill oil.

Using SAE 5W-30 oil refill the engine to the bottom of the fill tube neck.

8) Reinstall Oil Dipstick Cap

reinstall dipstick.

Clean up any excess oil and twist the oil dipstick cap back into the oil fill tube.

9) Check for Leaks

Check for leaks by starting the engine for a few minutes.


Keep your snow blower running properly all winter by keeping a regular maintenance schedule. Check the oil before and after every use to make sure you have the correct amount of oil to run your snow blower properly. Engine damage can occur if your engine is running on low oil.

Prolong the life of your engine and prepare your snow blower for the next snow storm by performing regular oil changes.

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