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After I started focusing on planting a garden, I realized that there were some real problems with the plants that I had chosen. In addition to not doing very well in the plot of land that I had available for farming, I also realized that the area wasn't very attractive, which is why I started focusing on making some improvements. It was really incredible to see the difference that a few changes made. This website is all about keeping your garden alive and well, and knowing which plants can help or hurt your outdoors space. Check out this blog for great information that can help.


Keeping Your Garden Alive And Well

Gas Lawn Mower Problems? 2 Common Problems And Troubleshooting Tips

Soham Diaz

If your gas lawn mower is not working properly, this could be due to many things. To help you, below are two common problems you can have with gas lawn mowers, as well as three troubleshooting tips. Keep reading so you can get your lawn mower running again.

Will Not Start

If the gas lawn mower will not start at all, first make sure it has gas in it. Even if the gas is low, it may not start, so you should fill up the tank. If there is gas, the cause could be something as simple as a battery. First, look at the battery leads to see if they are connected well to the battery. These leads can become loose over time. You can purchase a hydrometer to test the battery on your own. Purchase this online or contact a local lawn mower repair shop. The battery should have instructions on what the specific gravity should measure. If the specific gravity is not correctly, then the battery is the cause of the problem.

If the specific gravity is correct, the problem could be a blown fuse. Where the fuses are located depends on your lawn mower so refer to the owner's manual. Replace the fuse with a new one to see if this repairs your problem.

The fuel line may also be clogged. Follow the instructions in the lawn mower user's guide to see how to clean the fuel line. You should also replace the filter.

Unusual Vibration

It is common for a lawn mower to vibrate some while you are using it, but if you are feeling a lot more vibration than you normally do, you need to have the lawn mower repaired. This extra vibration can damage internal parts.

First, check the spindles, pulleys, and blades to ensure they are not damaged or bent in any way. It can be easy to bend any of these things by driving or pushing your lawn mower over things like roots, rocks, and other large objects.

If these parts are not bent, then the problem could be due to a damaged or twisted belt. Look at the belt on your lawn mower to ensure it is properly routed and that the belt is not damaged in any way. If the belt is not routed properly, try to remove it and reroute it. If the belt looks worn down or damaged in any way, replace it with a new one.

Contact a lawn mower repair shop if you are having problems working on your lawn mower so they can determine the problem for you.