A lawn mower falls in the category of machines. There is nothing abnormal about a mower breaking down this happens from time to time. You can always undertake maintenance on the mower you ate using if it develops any problem. You can decide to hire someone to do it for you or you can just do it yourself. If you compare doing it yourself and hiring a company to do it for you doing it yourself could be a bit expensive. 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. 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. Your mower will always work perfectly if you buy a new plug every season.
If there is something that ensures that your engine does not falter and it always starts perfectly is this step. However if you fail to do this you could end up spending a lot of money for repairing the engine.
What you should do next is to check the filter. It is easy to get to the filters. You should unscrew the plastic lid on top of the motor with your hands. You should check whether there are heavy deposits of dirt inside when you open it. You can even decide to buy a new filter all together.
Replacing the blade is the last step. 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.
There is a bolt that holds the mower blade by the center and so you should raise the blade so as to get to it easily. Before sliding off the blade from the arbor you should first unscrew the bolt. It is then that you should tighten the blade into the arbor. You should be very careful not to cut yourself in the process.
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.