Is Troy-Bilt going out of business?

The company that makes Troy-Bilt rototillers, one of the most recognizable products in the American garden, has filed for bankruptcy protection and in-tends to go out of business. In an announcement, Garden Way, of Troy, N.Y., said it will close operations, with the loss of 550 jobs.

Are Troy-Bilt and MTD the same?

MTD’s regional brands include Troy-Bilt® in the Americas, Rover® in the Pacific, and WOLF-Garten® in Europe. The portfolio also includes Remington®, Yard Machines®, Columbia®, and MTD Genuine Parts® brands, all primarily sold in the Americas; and Robomow® which is sold in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.

Is Troy-Bilt a good lawn mower?

Since then, the company has been perfecting its design of small-engine yard tools, including lawn mowers. This makes Troy-Bilt mowers one of the better values on the market and an excellent option for those looking for a durable, reliable mower at a non-premium price point.

What is the green thing on my Troy-Bilt lawn mower?

What is the “Deck Wash” feature on Troy-Bilt mowers? The Deck Wash feature can be found on some of our premium brand mowers as a factory installed option. After mowing, a garden hose can be easily attached to the cutting deck.

Who makes Troy-Bilt lawn mowers?

Over the years, MTD acquired the Troy-Bilt, Bolens, Cub Cadet, Craftsman (owned by its minority partner), and Yard-Man brands and/or companies. MTD also private labels for other brands under the “247” model prefix.

Where is Troy-Bilt manufactured?

Since 1961, Cub Cadet lawn and garden equipment has been proudly Built in America at our world-class manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Mississippi and Tennessee. Cub Cadet’s innovative products are designed and engineered in Valley City, Ohio — the headquarters of its global operation.

Who builds Troy Bilt riding mowers?

MTD Products
Troy-Bilt is a brand owned by MTD Products which is based in Cleveland, Ohio. The Troy-Bilt brand includes items like zero-turn, riding and walk-behind lawn mowers, trimmers and gardening power equipment. Briggs and Stratton employs over 3,000 people who make over 9 million small engines for power equipment each year.

Who is Troy Bilt made by?

MTD Consumer Group, Inc.
As of Mar-2015, Troy-Bilt LLC is a subsidiary of MTD Consumer Group, Inc., based in Valley City, Ohio. Troy-Bilt LLC was formed in Sept-2001 to manage the Troy-Bilt brand. MTD acquired the Troy-Bilt and Bolens brands for $44.1 million when Garden Way, Inc.

How long do Troy-Bilt mowers last?

Riding lawnmowers build to last many years. Our research shows that you can expect a life greater than 10 years. In hours this will be around 500 to 1000 hours. With proper care and maintenance, many can last even 15 to 20 years.

Why is my Troy Bilt mower not starting?

The carburetor might be clogged. A clogged carburetor is most commonly caused by leaving fuel in the lawn mower for a long period of time. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and prevent the engine from starting. If the carburetor is clogged, try cleaning it with carburetor cleaner.

Is Troy Bilt any good?

Troy Bilt has a good reputation , and it is a reliable brand, especially for outdoor equipment. But you may find a few issues from time to time. Even if the brand is reliable, such gas-powered machines need constant maintenance and part replacements. Engines may have gas, oil, or carburetor issues.

What brand of engine is in a Troy Bilt mower?

Exclusive to our list of top ten ridings lawn mowers is the ZERO-TURN RADIUS – Troy-Bilt Mustang. This mower combines a powerful 22- HP Kohler brand V-Twin engine with the favored dual Hydrostatic Transmission – but also includes the rare “Zero-Turn” radius steering.

How to locate a Troy-Bilt dealer?

Visit the Troy-Bilt website ( and locate the words “store locator” on the upper right of the page.

  • Click on “store locator” to be taken to the dealer locator page.
  • Browse the product types displayed on the store locator page to help you find a dealer that stocks the lawn tool or tools you need.
  • What oil is used in a Troy built lawn mower?

    Standard SAE-5W30 motor oil is safe for most Troy-Bilt lawn mowers and works in a wide range of temperatures. For most Troy-Bilt mowers (both riding mowers and push mowers), you’ll want to use a standard motor oil as opposed to specialized small engine oil, but double check the manual that came with your mower to be sure.