"After The Sale Its The Service That Counts!"
SERVICE TIPS

SERVICE TIPS

SOME HANDY PROBLEM SOLVING TIPS

"After The Sale its The Service That Counts!"

Remember: HARDWARE AND DEPT STORES
DO NOT CARRY SPARE PARTS
OR AFTER SALES SERVICE

HOW TO TIP A LAWNMOWER Here's how to tip a lawnmower for inspection and repair. Steps 1. Remove the spark plug lead from the spark plug. Always do this before attempting any repairs to a lawnmower. 2. If your lawnmower is a "four stroke" mower (separate petrol and oil), tip the mower so that the spark plug is pointing skyward. Never tip it on its side with the spark plug to the ground. 3. If your lawnmower is "2 stroke" (oil and petrol mixed) turn off fuel tap. You can tip a two stroke mower any way that is suitable to you. 4. To change a blade, or blade disc, it is often easier to remove the spark plug and feed a length of string into the cylinder head to 'lock' the piston while trying to un-do the blade bolt(s). 5. Check the motors "air filter" while doing this sort of maintenance as a dirty or clogged air filter will affect engine performance and increase fuel consumption of your mower. 6. If your mower is a "four stroke" model, change the oil at least once a year. When it is tipped over with the spark plug in the air, is a good time to remove the "oil fill" plug and drain oil into an old ice-cream container for recycling. Tips If the mower does not run, a new spark plug is often the fix! If it coughs and sputters, there is a problem with one of the three things the engine needs to run Air - A new air filter is often the fix. Fuel - Possible fuel line disruption Spark - Replace the spark plug/clean rotor contacts If it rattles, it may have a loose blade. Warnings Always remove spark plug lead before attempting any repairs on your mower. Watch out for old blades when changing them. They can have razor sharp edges. Things You'll Need Spark plug spanner (socket wrench). Usually a 14 - 15 - 17 mm wrench for blade bolts/nuts. 8mm socket for air filter 'nut'. 600 Mls (1 pint) SAE-30 oil for the average mower engine oil change. (4 - 6 Hp).