Give Your Lawnmower an Early Summer Tune-Up

Experts recommend giving your lawnmower an annual tune-up before storing it away for winter. But not everyone can be an expert, right? Follow these tune-up tips to get your machine humming this summer…

1. Drain the gas tank by siphoning any fuel leftover from last season.

2. Disconnect the spark plug. You don’t want any false starts while your hands are in the inner workings of the mower.

3. Remove last year’s leftover dirt and any rust that accumulated on the undercarriage. Use a wire brush and putty knife, if necessary.

4. Use heavy gloves to remove the blade for cleaning and sharpening. If honing it yourself doesn’t sound like a sharp idea, have it done professionally at a hardware store.

5. Drain the remains of last season’s oil and replace it with a fresh can.

6. Clean or change the air filter.

7. Replace the spark plug, fill ‘er up, and you’re ready to mow.


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