In the category of machines you will find a lawn mower. 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. You can either do it yourself or hire someone to do it for you. It could end up being more expensive if you do it yourself. It is a simple task 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. If the plug is either crusty or dirty you can take a new plug and slide it into position to replace the the hose. Buying a new plug every season ensures that you mower always works perfectly.
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.
Checking the filter is the next thing you should do. It is easy to get to the filters. The way to go about it is to unscrew the lid on top of the motor using 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. You should first evaluate it’s condition. You should always ensure you raise the cutting handle to its position before going underneath the mover.
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. 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. 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.