Maintaining your lawnmower will prevent costly repair bills and
ensure personal safety when using your lawnmower in the garden. All
lawnmowers whether a basic push model through to a ride on tractor
mower require maintenance of a certain degree.
The operators manual supplied with your new lawnmower should
provide an outline of servicing required - although in practice this
may vary extensively from one brand to another.
Please before undertaking any servicing work yourself check the
terms and conditions of your lawnmowers warranty information to see if
the mower has to be serviced by an authorised lawnmower dealer to
preserve the machines warranty.
Several lawnmower manufacturers now insist their range of
lawnmowers are serviced on a yearly basis - just as the automotive
industry do with cars and motorcycles. A service record is logged in
the owners handbook to show the necessary maintenance work has been
To determine what
service information and
purchase replacement parts, it is necessary to identify the model of
the engine you are working on. Every lawnmowers engine, regardless of
manufacturer, comes from the factory with a model number
or cast into it somewhere.
To order the correct service parts for your lawnmower, both the
model of the mower and also the model and serial number of the
lawnmowers engine will generally be required.