Vortex 2490 Snow Blower
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The Troy-Bilt Vortex 2490 will allow you to power through heavy winter conditions, easily handling up to 12-inches of snowfall. Three-stage technology includes a powerful accelerator that spins 10 times faster than the augers to break down and quickly clear heavy, wet snow. Quickly shift directions with power steering controlled at the touch of a finger, and easily adjust the chute and speed controls all without stopping thanks to Just One Hand™ operation. Conquer winter and get back to doing what you love most with the Troy-Bilt Vortex 2490.
Documents and Guides
- 272cc Troy-Bilt electric start engine with 24-in. clearing width
- Powerful third-stage accelerator that spins 10 times faster
- Touch N’ Turn™ trigger-controlled power steering
Vortex 2490 Snow Blower Features
Headquarted in Valley City, OH, our reliable equipment is designed, built and tested right here in the U.S.— from Ohio and Mississippi to Tennessee and Arizona
Troy-Bilt engines deliver reliable power and are tested to ensure dependable starting in all weather conditions.
Electric start allows you to start the machine with the push of the button, eliminating the need to pull-start a cold engine.
Three-stage technology with 12-inch serrated steel augers, 12-inch impeller, and a 12-inch accelerator that spins 10 times faster than the augers to break down and quickly clear heavy, wet snow.
Self-propelled drive with choice of six forward and two reverse speeds.
Touch N’ Turn™
Touch N’ Turn™ trigger-controlled power steering allows you to quickly adjust your direction with one finger.
Minimal Snow Blowback
Extended chute design minimizes blowback of snow discharge on the operator.
4-way joystick chute control allows you to change the direction of snow discharge quickly and easily.
Just One Hand™ Operation
Just One Hand™ operation allows you to lock in your speed and adjust chute controls without disengaging the drive.
Wide-fit mitten grip makes pull-starting easier when wearing heavy gloves or mittens.
In-dash headlight provides improved visibility in low-light conditions.
Heated Hand Grips
Heated grips provide extra comfort in cold weather.
Backed by a strong, 2-year limited warranty and 5-year limited auger gearbox warranty for peace of mind.
Specs & Maintenance
- Engine Brand Troy-Bilt®
- Engine Model 675-SU OHV
- Engine Displacement 272cc
- Starter Type Electric and Recoil
- Fuel Tank Capacity 5 qt
- Engine Start Standard (110 volt)
- Speed 6 Forward / 2 Reverse
- Auger Gearbox Warranty 5-year limited auger gearbox
- Warranty 2-year limited
- Handle Grip(s) Soft-Touch Heated Grips
- Pitch Control 4-Way Joystick
- Chute Rotation 200°
- Chute Control 4-Way Joystick
- Steering Control Trigger-Controlled Power Steering
- Drive Type Friction Disc / X-Trac Tires
- Operator Control Just One Hand®
- Tread X-TRAC™
Power and Performance
- Starting System Push Button Electric Start (110 volt)
- Clearing Width 24"
- Intake Height 21"
- Dimensions L/W/H 48.25"(L) x 26.75"(W) x 32.50"(H)
- Weight (approx.) 215 lbs
- Auger Diameter 12''
- Impeller Diameter 12"
- Headlight(s) In-dash headlight
- Shave Plate Steel
- Skid Shoes Deluxe polymer
- Drift Cutters No
- Auger Material Heavy-duty serrated steel
- Chute Material Polymer
- Model Number 31AH5FQ6766
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The Operator's Manual is an important part of your new outdoor power equipment. It will help you assemble, prepare, maintain and safely operate your machine. Your outdoor power equipment was built to be operated according to the rules and instructions for safe operation which are contained in the operator's manual and on the machine itself.
Safety rules and instructions, if not followed, could endanger the personal safety and/or property of the operator and others. Read and follow all instructions in the manual before attempting to operate your outdoor power equipment. As with any type of power equipment, carelessness or error on the part of the operator can result in serious injury. Your machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects. Failure to observe the safety rules and instructions, both on the machine and in the Operator's Manual, could result in serious injury or death.
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