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Signs its Time to Retire Your Lawn Mower

It’s the beginning of the mowing season, you’ve mown your yard a few times and you’ve seen how you’re mower is acting after a long winter. Now you have the hard decision of deciding whether or not its time to retire you’re faithful cutting machine or see if you can fix it up (or have us fix it up). We can’t speak to the sentimental bond between a man and his lawn mower but we can talk about economics and whether a lawn mower is worth being repaired. Here are five things that typically spell the end of the line for your mower. These repairs are usually more costly than the machine is worth. Of course there are exceptions to every rule, but in general here some signs its time to scrap your lawn mower.

You hear a knocking sound

If your engine is knockin’ you better be shoppin’- most of the time knocking in the engine is a result of a bent crankshaft or a broken or bent rod. This is a terribly expensive lawn mower repair and most of the time you’re better off looking for a new mower. One of the main causes of this is running the machine out of oil. Make sure you’re always checking your oil level!

Your Engine is vibrating too much

How much is too much? You’ll know. When it seems like the engine might vibrate right off your machine, you’ve got an issue. This is yet another sign of a bent crankshaft or broken/bent rod. Double check your oil!

Smoke is coming out of your exhaust

In some cases this can be repaired by a head gasket which isn’t usually that expensive, but in other cases your rings may be worn out causing your engine to use too much gas and scoring your cylinder. This can be caused by not cleaning your air filter (debris gets in the cylinder and wears down your rings), or your rings could just be worn out. Regardless, depending on the severity of the scoring it might be time for another engine and at that point you should be looking at a new lawn mower.

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You’re using too much oil

This usually goes with smoke coming out of the exhaust. The oil has to go somewhere and it’s usually into the cylinder. If you have to add oil after each mow job, you’re either mowing way to much or you have a problem. Not to mention oil is in itself expensive.

This is one thing on this list that is external on the machine. If you have a rusty deck you’ve lost most of your support and you’re running the risk of the blades flying off while you’re mowing, among other things. In some cases the mowing deck can be the most expensive part of the lawn mower, so it sometimes means it’s time to find a new lawn mower.

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Won’t Start: This seems pretty basic and can be caused by a lot of different things. One of the most costly is that you’ve lost compression. This means the fuel you’re running wont ignite. A lot of times this can be fixed with a head gasket or new set of valves

Losing Horsepower in heavy grass: This is another sign that you’re losing compression. Not only is it annoying, it can be a serious problem and its important to get it fixed soon.

Your engine is missing: This is most often caused by fouled plugs due to above average oil use. It can be caused by damaged rings, bad air filter or scored cylinder among other things. It can also be caused by debris in your gas tank which is a pretty easy fix. The moral of the story is that this can cause a serious problem down the road and you need to have a professional take a look at it immediately.

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This article is intended for use with riding lawn mowers. Push mowers and handheld power equipment is different because minor repairs can quickly add up to the cost of a new unit. Riding lawn mowers and zero turn lawn mowers can be a little more tricky when it comes to deciding to replace them, simply because they’re a larger investment. If you’re experiencing one or more of these side effects with your mower contact us today.

Signs You Need to Repair or Replace a Mower That Isn’t Cutting It

Lawn mowers have striking similarities to cars. Engines, transmissions, sparkplugs, and filters all wear out or need replacing from time to time. The debate between replacing or repairing your lawn mower often comes down to the same principle: Is your lawn mower totaled or is it worth the cost of repairs?

Luckily, even some of the most common mower issues are manageable DIY fixes. Here’s how to decide whether it’s time to repair or replace your mower.

When to Repair Your Lawn Mower

Whether you’ve owned a riding mower for just a couple of years or inherited your dad’s push mower, the cost is key. The cost of a new lawn mower ranges from 160 to 3,000. Lawn mower tune-ups and repair costs, on the other hand, go anywhere from 10 to 250.

In other words, your model will play a large role in whether it’s worth hanging on to an old clunker. Here are some common scenarios to consider.

The Warranty Still Applies

According to Consumer Reports, manufacturer and extended warranties for mowers range between two and five years. Make sure you read the fine print before heading to the store, however. Some warranties only cover material and manufacturing defects—not the cost of common upkeep like filter replacements. Still, if you just purchased a mower and it’s already on the fritz, it’s worth checking if it’s a general imperfection.

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It’s Time for a Tune-Up

Give your lawn mower some TLC at the end and the start of the grass-growing season. A simple tune-up can help you avoid unnecessary repairs or eventual replacement. Be sure to:

  • Empty the gas tank before the winter
  • Sharpen your blades
  • Remove grass buildup from base of the machine
  • Switch the oil
  • Oil the axle
  • Clean the filter

You can also bring your machine to an experienced local lawn mower repair person who can check some of the more common fixes below as well and start off your season with success.

You Need a New Spark Plug or Ignition Switch

The spark plug and ignition switch are both low-cost replacements that you can often manage on your own. Spark plugs only cost about 10 and ignition switches cost between 10 and 25.

Signs of a faulty spark plug may be that your mower doesn’t turn on at all or that it turns off suddenly. Ignition switch problems can keep your mower from turning off.

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It’s Time to Replace the Filter

If your lawn mower has suddenly turned into a gas-guzzling creature, you may need to clean or replace your filter. Even if you already replaced it during your annual tuneup, filters can become clogged mid-season if you’re working your mower more than usual. A clogged or damaged filter can force the motor to work overtime, thus using up more gas.

You Need Gas or a New Battery

Both gas-dependent and eclectic cordless lawn mowers depend on a power source. If you can’t get your lawn mower to start, it could be something as simple as topping up your gas or replacing the battery.

Lawn mower batteries range from 35 to 250, still typically less than most new battery-powered mowers.

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Another Small Part Needs Fixing

In reality, there are many small parts that are both affordable and relatively easy to order online and replace yourself. However, always read your mower’s user manual to purchase the right part and to properly disconnect the power before attempting DIY repairs.

Common cost-effective lawn mower repairs that beat replacement includes:

  • Dirty or broken cooling fins
  • Broken or stuck flywheel brake
  • Blades blocked by debris
  • Cracked oil tank or oil tank cap
  • Cracked gas tank or gas tank cap
  • Damages drive belt

When to Replace Your Lawn Mower

Do you have a sneaking suspicion that it’s time to put your lawn mower out to pasture? There are, unfortunately, a few major repairs and some scenarios that aren’t always worth the cost of the mower.

It’s Than 10 Years Old

The standard longevity of a lawn mower ranges from seven to 10 years. Mechanical push mowers are so simple that they could last much longer if you keep the blade’s shape and frame oiled. Once you make it past the decade mark with gas and electric mowers, there may be a better model on the market for both efficiency and for keeping upkeep to a minimum.

The Engine is Shot

One of the most important elements of a mower is its engine. And much like a car, replacing it can rival the cost of the mower itself. If the mower needs full replacement—and not just the replacement of individual parts—you’re looking at materials costs alone upwards of 1,000.

You Need a New Transmission

A new transmission will cost less than a new engine—usually between 400 and 500—but if your lawnmower is nearly the end of its estimated lifespan—and if you only need a 500 new model—then it’s best to start fresh.

The Model No Longer Meets Your Needs

If you recently moved to a home with a multi-acred backyard and still have a small push mower, it may be time to upgrade. Not only will the blades, oil, filter need more frequent upkeep, but you could save money by upgrading to an eco-friendly eclectic model that can handle large lawns with less power.

On the other side of the coin, let’s say you’ve finally decided to switch to local landscaping services that bring their own riding mower. If you have a large machine that’s just going to rust in the shed, consider trading in your mower for a small model that requires less fuss.

You Spend Time Repairing Than Mowing

Do you find yourself ordering lawn mower parts online every time you take your machine out of the shed for a season? While DIY repairs can save time and money, reconstructing all the small mechanisms of your mower can add up over time. Be sure to keep a record of how much you spend on your mower in a given season and double-check that it didn’t add up to the cost of a shiny new model.

When to Replace a Lawn Mower vs. Repairing One?

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It’s not uncommon to see “broken” lawn mowers getting sent to the scrap heap. For too many people, a mower that won’t start, and needs more than gasoline or fresh batteries, is easy to cast aside. But the reality is most of the repairs a broken lawn mower requires are relatively minor, easy enough to fix yourself and much cheaper than spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on a new model.

What’s Wrong with Your Lawn Mower?

Plenty of lawn mower problems are relatively minor issues that you can fix yourself. A carbon-coated spark plug can make for hard starting, and so can old gas or a plugged carburetor. Both are easy to fix. The same with replacing broken cables, belts or pull cords—easy enough to fix with a few parts and a little know-how

Other times, a lawn mower has more serious problems that might be prohibitively expensive to fix, if they can be fixed at all. A malfunctioning mower might be the result of a bent shaft caused by hitting a rock or other debris. You might also experience a cracked body from the mower being dropped, or more serious internal engine problems that could require a replacement.

If your lawn mower won’t start, there’s a checklist of things you should go through to figure out what’s wrong with it. That will help you determine whether or not you can fix it yourself.

When Should You Replace a Lawn Mower?

When more substantive problems develop, like the ones mentioned above, is when you have to ask yourself if it’s worth fixing the mower. The decision to pay for repairs versus buying a new machine depends on a few things. Is your lawn mower old? If it’s more than a decade old, it might be time to think about buying a new lawn mower. Mowers have become more efficient over the years, so there are benefits to buying new.

Another consideration is how expensive was your mower to begin with? If you got used mower on the cheap or a budget pick for less than 200, you might be better off with a new model for any repair bill north of 75.

Riding mowers, of course, are a different story. Because they have a much higher price point—with reliable budget picks often starting in the neighborhood of 1,500—repairs costing several hundred dollars are often worth it. But if your riding mower’s engine needs to be replaced, then it might pay to get a new riding lawn mower rather than sinking any more money into the old one. If you follow a handful of regular riding lawn mower maintenance and repair steps, you can keep your machine running smoothly for a long time.

Buying a New Lawn Mower

With so many different kinds on the market, you need to do a little research before you buy a lawn mower. The main factors are the size and shape of your yard. If you have a postage stamp-sized lot, you can get buy with a basic push mower. For uneven ground or a yard that sits on the side of hill, you’ll want a machine equipped to handle the terrain safely. Big yards, an acre or more, are nice to have, but it can take some time to cut the grass, so it’s worth considering riding mowers to help get the job done faster.

When Is the Best Time to Buy a New Lawn Mower?

As a general rule, the best time to buy a lawn mower is in the spring or fall. In February and March. That’s when retailers will often have deals before demand starts to peak. In the fall, stores are clearing space for other seasonal equipment and getting ready for new models next year, so they’ll often have deals on mowers as the days get shorter and the nights get colder.

If you’re in the market for a lawn mower, start by researching what kind of machine as well as the mower brand and model you want. Then, keep an eye out for sales and deals.

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Lawn Mower Maintenance Tasks That You Can DIY

Sometimes an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so experts recommend a few things to keep your lawn mower running well. Here’s a complete lawn mower maintenance checklist.

Change the Air Filter

A clean air filter helps maintain the proper fuel/air ratio, allowing the mower to burn less gas. Changing the air filter is easy, just check the manual (or look on the manufacturer’s website) to determine which one you need for your machine. It’s easy to replace an air filter too, and won’t cost much, so if it’s really filthy, it might be best just to get a new one.

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Check the Spark Plug

Spark plugs ignite the fuel and air mixture inside the engine. When spark plugs start to fail or get dirty, your engine will sputter, and it might not even work. Give the spark plug a look before you roll out the mower for the first cut of the season. Check for carbon buildup. You can clean it, or you may need to replace the spark plug, which is relatively easy to do and only costs about 5.

Sharpen Your Lawn Mower Blade

Dull blades don’t cut very well. importantly, a sharp blade is better for the health of your lawn, giving the grass a clean cut that helps the plants recover quickly. Another benefit of a sharp blade is that it will reduce the time you spend mowing. For best results, sharpen you lawn mower blade twice a year. The Sharpal Knife Sharpener is a brilliant tool that gets the job done quickly and easily.

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Change the Oil in Your Lawn Mower

Changing your lawn mower’s oil will help keep it running efficiently, and help the machine last longer. You should change the oil in your mower once per season. A lot of people opt to do it at the end of the season, when it’s time to winterize the lawn mower.

Add a Fuel Stabilizer to Your Lawn Mower

One of the most essential steps for winterizing a lawn mower is to add a fuel stabilizer at the end of the mowing season. that will help to keep the gas from going bad and causing issues with starting. Another option is just to drain the gas out of the mower entirely.