Questions and answers

Who makes Murray Snow blowers?

Who makes Murray Snow blowers?

Briggs & Stratton engines
Murray snow blowers, powered by Briggs & Stratton engines, are durable, affordable, and easy to get up ‘n running on your own. Get your Murray snow blower in top form for winter with maintenance parts and tools from Briggs & Stratton’s online store.

Does Murray still make snowblowers?

Murray snow blowers are marketed under the name Blizzard by Murray and are available exclusively at Menard’s retail stores.

How much horsepower does a snowblower need?

Most snowblowers in this range or on the upper end of it will have standard or optional dual augers to take in snow. Horsepower requirements on this size of blowers start just below 100 and go over 200 hp.

What kind of oil do you put in a Murray snowblower?

The Murray snowblower uses various sizes of Briggs & Stratton engines. Briggs & Stratton recommends changing the oil in its engines every 25 hours of operation. The company also recommend using 5W-30 motor oil when changing the oil. This viscosity should meet most needs for the season.

Who owns Murray?

The Briggs & Stratton Corporation
The Briggs & Stratton Corporation, the world’s biggest maker of gasoline-powered engines used in lawn and garden equipment, won a judge’s approval to buy almost all of the assets of Murray, a bankrupt lawn mower maker, for $125 million.

What happened to Murray lawn mowers?

What happened? It seems that Murray was a victim of its own popularity. The line grew too fast. Overproduction led to shoddy manufacturing work in the 2003 and 2004 models, which led to a disastrous recall and, eventually, bankruptcy.

Should I use synthetic oil in my snowblower?

Synthetic oils can generally withstand higher temperatures and resist breakdown better. This means synthetic oil lasts at least 50 percent longer than conventional oil, so the snowblower probably will require less-frequent maintenance. Many synthetic oils also contain additives to help improve engine performance.