A lawn mower falls in the category of machines. It is normal for mowers to break down 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. You can decide to hire someone to do it for you or you can just do it yourself. It could end up being more expensive if you do it yourself. The work is simple if you know how to repair it. There are three easy steps you can take to repair the mower yourself and this article will break them down for you.
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. Every time you work on your lawn mower it is very important to take the hose off the the plug. You can take a new plug and slide it into position to replace the hose if the plug is either crusty or dirty. 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. Failure to do this can make you to spend a lot of money for your engine repairs.
What you should do next is to check the filter. 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. You can even decide to buy a new filter all together.
Replacing the blade is the last step. It’s condition should be evaluated first. Before going underneath the mover always ensure that you raise the cutting handle to its highest position.
In order to get to the bolt which holds the mower blade by the center easily you should raise the blade. Before sliding off the blade from the arbor you should first unscrew the bolt. Tightening the new blade into the arbor is what you should then do. In order to avoid cutting yourself in the process you should be very careful.
You will have no trouble maintaining your lawn mower if you follow these instructions. Be careful when following the steps. There will be no stress in every season as you will now be knowing how to maintain your lawn mower.