Squall™ 179E Snow Blower

21" Single-Stage Snow Blower - 179cc Troy-Bilt Engine - E-Z Chute™ Control

Model No. 31AS2S5G766

The Squall 179E  snow blower is a light weight, single-stage snow blower best used for clearing snowfall up to 6 inches deep. No need to mix oil and gas with the 4-cycle 179cc electric start OHV Troy-Bilt® engine. The E-Z Chute™ with manual pitch control lets you adjust the direction of snow discharge up to 190 degrees.

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Squall 179E Snow Blower is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 18.
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  • 21" clearing width
  • 13" intake height
  • Comfort grip ergonomic and foldable handle
  • 179cc* OHV Troy-Bilt engine
  • 2-year limited warranty

*as rated by engine manufacturer

  • Troy-Bilt®
  • 179cc*
  • Electric / Recoil
  • 21"
  • 13"
  • 9"
  • N/A
  • E-Z Chute™ / Manual pitch
  • Polymer / 190 degrees
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • Auger-assist
  • N/A
  • Bail
  • N/A
  • 2 qt
  • Standard
  • N/A
  • 8" x 2" S-Wave™ Airless
  • N/A
  • 95lbs
  • 30"(L) x 23.40"(W) x 21.25"(H)
  • 2-year limited
Rated 1 out of 5 by from worst piece of garbage I ever bought The first time I used it after purchase the vibration was so intense the belt guard cracked. The wheels freeze up and won't turn especially on the left side. It doesn't blow the snow good, the snow kicks back under toward the user. When I tried to fill it with gas, I took the gas cap off and the gas tank fell inside the machine. The tank is only held by a thin wire strap and a bolt and washer that's attached the underside of the hood. The vibration caused this to break and drop the tank. When I called customer service they said they will replace the hood. This won't solve the problem because it will happen again. Only the warranty will be expired and will be your problem.
Date published: 2019-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I needed! Very effective snow blower. Best one I have owned.
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Poor design on the cover of the unit. Bought this on November 8, 2018 from Lowe's. Did not have a lot of snow this winter only small accumulations. When I was prepairing it for storage this summer I noticed when I went to put stabilizer in the gas tank when removing the lid the gas tank fell down inside of the outer casing. I took an extended warrenty out at lowe's and found it only covered engine and electrical. Checked the manufacture warrenty and the outer cover was not covered. Pulled the back off and found the cover has little hangers molded into the cover case. They were broke off and the bracket holding the tank droped down. The unit runs good and worked great but really disappointed the the design of the system that holds the tank Also noticed all the bolt's holding the cover are cracked. Very disappointed in the engineering of this unit. Anyone buying one of the troy-bilt blowers like this will have the same problem in the future. I ran a bolt through the top to keep the tank attached with the wire bracket. Thought out of all the snow blowers I checked that Troy-Bilt was a good product. I would not recommend anyone buying this unit unless you have the ability to fix them yourself.
Date published: 2019-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great snow blower This snow blower has been great. I love the electric start, I need that option due to neck and shoulder problems. I ha purchase. We had to cut down on the size of our garden or I would still have it.d a tiller in the past and it was also a great. I would recommend Troy-Bilt to anyone.
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from worst engineered machine ever I wanted to write to the company privately but this website does not have that option, so here goes! I bought this Squall 2100 4 years ago at Lowes. It ran great in October when the weather was warm. However at first snowfall, there was an obvious issue with the carburetor. Lowes kindly brought a replacement to my house. I do have to say the engine has good power and clears the snow well. But outside of that everything else on this is a piece of junk. The belt jumps every 2-3 uses, to the point I just zip tied the engager to the handle which is very unsafe. I have had to clean the carb every season (never have had to do that on any yard tool ever in 25 years!). The wheels bind up with snow and won't turn, so I have to slide it along the driveway. Worst of all, this thing shakes off bolts and screws, which find there way into my wife's tires every time! Saddest of all, I'm a Clevelander and support local business but how can I with this garbage?
Date published: 2019-11-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Should've bought a Toro Bought this two years ago for a 100ft long driveway and 3 car garage apron. If it snows greater than 6in this single stage struggles to move the snow especially wet snow. The cheap plastic wheels freeze up and have no traction.The reversible wear bar on the bottom is a good idea, flip it over for another season of use then order another. The gas tank is suspended from the top cover with a cheap hanger.. .which broke after a season of use. It's louder than our previous Toro and does not scrape the snow off the pavement as completely... leaving a thin layer requiring salting to prevent icing. The pullcord holder on the handle broke first season, as did one of the tabs on the plastic key. Not on the same level of performance for the dollar as a similar Toro
Date published: 2019-11-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It`s ok It throws snow fine. Runs good. Gas tanks falls out.
Date published: 2019-03-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Fuel Tank Bracket This snow blower worked well during its first use until I tried to add gas. It was then that I discovered that the screw/plastic piece that fell out of it was the fastener bracket that secured the fuel tank. This left the fuel loose to flop around. I returned this blower to merchant for exchange.
Date published: 2020-01-10
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