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Craftsman 88694 26" 208cc Dual-Stage Zero-Turn Snowblower

Item# 07188694000P | Model# 88694 | Added on October 10, 2014 |
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$899.99
$1,169.99
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Move More Snow & Save Time Out in the Cold With the Craftsman 88694 26" 208cc dual-stage zero-turn snowblower, you can move snow quietly and quickly so you can get back to the warm indoors. This snowblower is powered by a 208cc 4-cycle OHV quiet engine designed for more power, longer life and improved fuel economy. No mixing of gas and oil required. Push-button electric start allows for easy and sure starts in cold temperatures. Keep better control of your machine with zero-turn steering.

  • 208cc engine is 45% quieter
  • Push-button electric start allows for easy and sure starts in cold temperatures
  • 26" clearing width and 21" intake height lets you clear more snow with each pass
  • 12" serrated steel auger and 12" impeller breaks up hard-packed snow and discharges heavy, wet snow
  • 6 forward and 2 reverse, power-propelled speeds allow operator to adjust speeds to match need
  • 4-way chute control with 200° chute rotation control with the ease of a joystick to discharge the snow where you want it
  • Extended chute design keeps a tighter discharge pattern to increase throwing distance and reduce snow blow back
  • 15" x 5" X-Trac tires provide superior traction in heavy snow conditions
  • Glide-Tech™ skid shoes eliminate garage rust stains and driveway damage, by sliding along pavers and bricks
  • Single-hand operation eliminates starts and stops, freeing up a hand for on-the-go adjustments
  • Mitten-grip starter handle is easy-to-grasp and turnover recoil start while wearing gloves
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This product comes with:
Owner's Manual (1)Product Warranty
WARNING: California Residents - Proposition 65
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Praise
By HappyYooper
December 1st, 2014
Great investment!

As an older woman, I was afraid a snowblower would be too much to handle, but I was wrong!  It is strong enough to do the job of the deep northern Michigan snow but the steering assist made it easy and that is not heard of up hear.  Controlling the direction and distance of the snow with the joystick control is a time saver.  I should have done this sooner!

28 found this review helpful
Criticism
By terriblecompany
March 16th, 2016
Buyer Beware! DO NOT PURCHASE THIS OR ANY OTHER CRAFTSMAN MACHINE

I purchased this machine a year ago in February 2015. I used it 10 times. I tried to start it up in January 2016 and it would not work. I purchased the 3 year service plan, which ended up being worthless and had the serviceman come out. After a 5 minute consultation, he told me it was the carburetor which was not working on many of the same machines. It took almost a month to get the part. Guess what... the replacement didn't work. He tried another new carburetor a few weeks later and guess what... IT DIDN'T WORK! The serviceman deemed the machine defective and we tried to get the machine replaced. By now it's the end of February because of the delay on the part and trying to get it replaced. We can't get a replacement as promised by Sears service because IT'S THE END OF SEASON. I guess the end of February is the end of winter in the Northeast. I feel lied to and ripped off. I'm going to sell it to a friend for parts and scrap metal and go somewhere else to get a new one for next winter. In short: Useless machine and useless service. DO NOT PURCHASE!

44 found this review helpful
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Powerful

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We bought this for the first snowstorm in chicago 2018. we love it

18 days ago via sears.com | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product
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Easy setup

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I brought it and easy setup and started right up runs great. Quiet. Waiting on the snow.

27 days ago
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Johnson12345678910

Bad product and horrible company with awful customer service

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Purchased 11/2015 with 5 year in home warranty. First summer stored with fuel stabilizer. Winter of 2015/16 wouldn't start. Sears came out and cleaned carburetor under warranty. Snow blower tank drained and run dry for summer of 2016. Wouldn't start in winter of 2016. Sears wouldn't honor the in-home warranty anymore so I was required to either pay for the carburetor cleaning myself or do it myself. It requires rebuilding or replacement now 2-3 times each year. And the warranty that I paid for is not honored by the company. I will never do business with Sears again.

December 18th via sears.com
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Lacking Information

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Though this appears to be a good product for the cost, it was not clear in the ad that assembly was required.

December 14th
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