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Keep Your Mower Running By Following These Tips

Posted by San Diego Landscaper on Wednesday, 17 May , 2017
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With grass mowing season in full gear now, we’ll share in this issue a few everyday maintenance tips to keep your mower running smoothly.

  • Change the oil.
    Even if you don’t think your mower’s oil needs changing, change it anyway. As you mow, it’s very easy for dirt and other debris to get caught in your mower’s oil. Just as with any engine, oil that’s contaminated should be drained and replaced.

As for firm schedule of when you should change the oil, refer to your owner’s manual. A good rule to follow, though, is to change it regardless once every 25 hours of use.

  • Make sure the undercarriage is clear.
    After each use, make sure to clean any grass that’s become caked in the undercarriage. Before doing this, though, make sure you disconnect the spark plug before you begin this work.
  • Change the spark plug at least once per year.
    This is actually one of the most inexpensive – yet vital – things you can do to keep your mower running well.
  • Have the blades sharpened.
    If your blades are dull, they’ll rip or shred the grass blades. This can easily leave your grass vulnerable to disease.
  • Clean or replace the air filter.
    Chances are your mower’s filter is paper or foam. For dirty or clogged foam filters, clean it in water and detergent, let it dry and put it back on. Clogged paper filters should simply be replaced.

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Give us a call for an estimate! Our number is (619) 334-9464.

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