A lawn mower if it was to be classified it can be classified in the class of machines. Mowers break down from time to time and this is normal. 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. The work is simple 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.
Opening the mower’s hood and checking the spark plug is the first step. The hoses of most mowers are placed in such a way that they meet the the motor. It is very important to take the hose off the plug every time you work on your lawn mower. You can take a new plug and slide it into position to replace the hose if the plug is either crusty or dirty. So as your mower always works perfectly you should buy a new plug every season.
Your engine will never falter and there it will always start perfectly when you use this step. You could end up spending a lot of money for repairing the engine if you fail do do this.
Checking the filter is the next thing you should do. Filters are not very difficult to get to. You should unscrew the plastic lid on top of the motor with your hands. What you should check if you are able to open it is whether there are heavy deposits of dirt inside. All together you can decide to just buy a new filter.
The step you should undertake as the last one is replacing the blade. First you should evaluate it’s condition. What you should do before going underneath the mover is to raise the cutting handle to its position.
In order to get to the bolt which holds the mower blade by the center easily you should raise the blade. First you should unscrew the bolt and there after slide the off the blade from the arbor. Tightening the new blade into the arbor is what you should then do. You should be very careful not to cut yourself in the process.
If you follow these instructions you will have no trouble maintaining your lawn mower. Try and follow the steps carefully. There will be no stress in every season as you will now be knowing how to maintain your lawn mower.