At-Home Snowblower Repairs and Tune ups

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What's in a Tune up?

Tuneups differ from machine to machine but typically I'll perform the following:

  • Change the Spark Plug
  • Check and maintain the carburetor and governor
  • Change the Oil (4 cycle)
  • Lubricate the Moving Parts
  • Check the Auger and rubber paddles (if in existence)
  • Change out the shear bolts (if necessary)
  • Check any cables
  • Check the auger belt (if applicable)
  • Wipe down the machine so it's clean and tidy

Paddles, scraper, shear pins replacement is not included in my tuneup but I can do this for an additional fee.

How much is this going to cost?

Most tuneups cost $70 to $90 including parts. If your machine requires additional TLC, I'll charge you for the parts and my time to install them. These prices are subject to change.

Single Stage Tuneup - $75 
Two Stage Tuneup    - $90

Pull cord replacement - $40-$50 (usually)

Belt replacement varies but generally $25 to $50 plus the cost of the belt.

I'm ready. Now what?

Call me now at 414-367-9262 or click

to send me a message. We'll schedule an appointment that's convenient for both of us. I'll show up on time and you'll be drinking your coffee while I work. Takes about an hour if all goes as planned.

Who am I?

Nice to meet you, I'm Greg Ryan.

I'm a degreed Electrical Engineer who has finished one career and started another. I've found that working on small engines is very satisfying to me and that I'm pretty good at it.

Yes, I may sometimes need to get parts from my shop,but usually not. I carry the most common parts for my trade and all the tools needed in one handy vehicle