A lawn mower falls in the category of machines. There is nothing abnormal about a mower breaking down this happens from time to time. If you realise that the mower you are using has a problem then the best thing to do is to undertake maintenance on it. It can either be done by you or by hiring someone to do it for you. If you do it yourself of could end up being more expensive. It is a simple task if you know how to repair it. In order to repair the mower yourself there are three easy steps to follow you can follow and they are well broken down in this article.
You should check the spark plug by opening the mover’s hood and this should be the first step. In most cases the hoses meets the motor in many mowers. It is very important to take the hose off the plug every time you work on your lawn mower. If the plug is either crusty or dirty you can take a new plug and slide it into position to replace the the hose. Your mower will always work perfectly if you buy a new plug every season.
This step is very important as it ensures that your engine does not falter and it always starts perfectly. However if you fail to do this you could end up spending a lot of money for repairing the engine.
What should follow is checking the filter. To get to the filters you will not struggle. You should unscrew the plastic lid on top of the motor with your hands. When you open it you should check whether there are heavy deposits of dirt inside. A decision can be reached by you to just buy a new filter.
Replacing the blade is the last step. First you should evaluate it’s condition. You should always ensure you raise the cutting handle to its position before going underneath the mover.
In order to get to the bolt which holds the mower blade by the center easily you should raise the blade. You should unscrew the bolt and then slide off the blade from the arbor. Tightening the new blade into the arbor is what you should then do. You can cut yourself in the process so be very careful.
By following these tips you will be able to maintain your lawn mower without problems. Carefully follow the steps. Every season will pass by without stress as you will now know how to maintain your lawn mower.