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I have a Deere Jx75 gas powered mower that won't start when it is chilly outside

I can pull on this mower all winter when the average temperature is in the 40's and it won't turn over. But when spring comes and it warms up to +70, it will start with one pull. It the temperature ...
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B&D CM2043 Rechargeable Lawn Mower Issue

Newbie here, so I apologize in advance for my stupidity. We have a Black & Decker CM2043 40V rechargeable cordless electric lawn mower that will not stay running if the blade is attached. It will ...
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Can I use oil+gas in a mower? [duplicate]

I have a new chainsaw and an old lawnmower, both gas powered. I need to use a 50:1 mix of gas and oil in the chainsaw. If I mix this is my gas can and don't use it all, can I use it in the mower as ...
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Corded lawnmower slowly stopped working

I pulled my corded electric lawnmower out for the first mow of the season, and noticed that was kind of weak. Over the next 5-10 minutes it got weaker and weaker, and then finally it just stopped ...
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Mower lost power now won't restart

While cutting grass I shut it down. I started it back up and it sounded like it it over surdged. When I engaged the blade the motor bogged down and had no power. I shut it down and tried to restart it ...
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CBB60 Motor Run Capacitor Wiring

I recently went out and bought a CBB60 motor run capacitor to replace the one that came with my lawnmower. I just wanted to ask, how would I go about wiring the capacitor up. The capacitor that I got ...
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Replacing dead mower battery with modern battery

I have a Black & Decker PowerSwap mower I bought perhaps 7 years ago. Its a battery-operated model that came with 2 60V "Max" batteries (it only needs 1 to operate). It otherwise still ...
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How to test a Lawn Mower's brushless DC motor

I inherited a Ryobi 18V 16" lawn mower (P1100) from the previous house owners and am trying to diagnose why it won't spin. The motor is brushless with 3 leads. I spin it with a drill and put an ...
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Scythe blade warped while peening [closed]

I warped my blade while peening it. Several reasons could be the cause : it was my first time peening a scythe that scythe had never been peened, while used for decades, thus a lot of peening was ...
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Do I need to collect clippings from a hand-push lawn mower? [closed]

I’m thinking of buying a hand-push lawn mower (reel lawn mower), kind of like the one below. My yard is small, and I would enjoy the workout. My only concern is, would I need to subsequently rake and ...
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What is connecting the output of a bridge rectifier when an electronic mower is off, for?

Looking to temporarily remove the dead man switch from my electric mower, while I wait for a replacement switch. I have connected the black (negatives) together, as the switch connects them together ...
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Assembling a lawn mower for the first time

I assembled the lawn mower for the first time, job done.. The mower is : Troy-Bilt 3-in-1 160cc Gas Engine FWD Walk Behind Push Lawn Mower, 21-in I tried reading the manual but it is more confusing, ...
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what type of extention cord do i need for my mower

I need a long cord to mow the lawn (around 150 ft long) Greenworks 13A mower I could not find any cords this long I am planning to connect two 100ft cords together. my question is what type of cords ...
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Self propelled mower losing power

Bought a new 163-hp Toro personal pace rear-propelled mower in 2016 and it has performed admirably until the last year or so. Very little "umph" going uphill and so-so going downhill. Have ...
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Lawnmower stopping after ten minutes

I am using an electric, battery-driven lawnmover of type Husqvarna LC 247iX. It is about one year old and was not used very much so far. The problem is that after ten minutes of operation the engine ...
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Yard force self propelled lawnmower won’t start after hitting something hard [closed]

My husbands Yard force lawn mower self propelled not starting after hitting something with blade. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Kohler courage 27hp bogs down

Kohler courage 27hp cub cadet starts and runs fine for awhile, time varies, then bogs down like I'm running at half throttle. Then magically runs normal for awhile, again length of time varies. This ...
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Why would my John Deere 915b zero turn mower quit mid mow and now won’t restart?

Mower is approximately 4-5 years old. I was mowing with the blade engage. The mower suddenly stopped and would not restart. It makes a slight hum when I turn the key but there is no sound from the ...
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How do I keep the rear wheel axle assembly from rotating on a Sun Joe electric mower?

I have a Sun Joe 48-Volt 17-in Push Cordless Electric Lawn Mower. It has height adjustment which allows you to raise it to a 3 inch cut. The rear assembly that adjust the wheels broke off and I am ...
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Will a lithium-ion battery powered lawn mower recharge after sitting idle though the winter?

I've had a corded electric lawn mower for 5 years and I am very pleased with its performance and value. However I am not pleased with the "chain" of the cord. I do not live in the suburbs, I ...
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How should I reattach the blade to my Sun Joe mower?

How to attach the blade to my Sun Joe electric wired lawn mower? I may be missing a bolt or screw. The picture shows the mower, the blade and a cap which fits. But if I just put the cap, it will come ...
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Will 21 inch replacement blades fit a mower with blades that measure 20-5/8 inches?

Mower is a belly mounted 60 inch mower mounted on a Mahindra emax 22. The mower is manufactured by Amerequip for Mahindra. Manual specifies three 21 inch blades; however, the aftermarket blades found ...
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Cordless lawn mower briefly starts then cuts out

I have an Echo CLM-58v cordless electric push lawnmower. It's worked fine for ~1.5 years, however when I took it out of storage this spring it stopped working. When I start it, it gets a brief burst ...
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What's the difference between XX Volt and XX Volt MAX on rechargeable lithium ion batteries?

I was looking at battery power tools and their different battery voltages. Some of the voltages are listed twice, with and without "max". An example for mowers is "40-volt" and &...
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Lawn mower "bang", surge

I was riding my troy bilt 42" lawn mower when it started surging, so I changed the gas filter and blew out the ports on the carb, reinstalled everything and it still did it. So I changed the ...
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My electric lawn mower won't start after getting grass blocking the blade

I haven't mowed for many months due to special circumstances so my yard's grass was pretty dense. Several time the motor stopped after grass formed a compact bulk completely blocking the blade. After ...
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Law mower stops quickly after start, unless I tip it back towards me

I have a Craftsman 917.370410 self-propellied lawn mower. My question may seem similar to My push lawn mower will start when primed, then it dies unless I tip it backwards, however it may be slightly ...
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How do I repair my lawn mower wheel drive that doesn't stop?

I have Craftsman 917.388740 self-propelled mower. The original drive belt stretched & no longer had enough tension, even with adjustments, to move the wheels. Unfortunately, Sears online & ...
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Why wont the pull cord retract on my honda eu20i generator?

I had no issues with the pull cord recoil starter on my newly acquired used Honda eu20i. Suddenly the the pull cord stopped recoiling at all. I figured the spring had just broke but on removing ...
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Human-powered lawnmower with horizontal blade? [closed]

I really like my "old-fashioned" reel mower. It does a pretty good job, and I like getting more exercise. Not buying gasoline is also nice. But, it is slightly less efficient at getting taller ...
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How can I diagnose a power loss problem with a lawn mower?

My lawn mower runs, but seems to be weak and suffering from a loss of power. In general, it is acting as though it is not getting enough air. I replaced the air filter, but the problem remains the ...
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Where Is Carberautor Located On Mower?

I have the TB110 11A-A23O711 (Troy Bilt) lawnmower and purchased some Gumout Starter Spray to try to get the mower to start. It says I am supposed to spray this into the carberautor in order to use ...
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How can I prevent my lawnmower from spreading red thatch?

My lawn last year allegedly suffered from red thatch. I’ve since moved but want to know if my lawn mower could carry red thatch to my new lawn and, if so, how I can clean it properly to prevent ...
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Are there clips or "cotter pins" which can't get knocked out by accident?

My tractor has several R-clips, like this one: These are used in various places. The problem is that they tend to get knocked off by branches or longer grass / brush and get lost. I've tried ...
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Need help tracking down why the tension pulley is red hot after putting on new riding mower belt

I have a John Deere LX188 and had a bit of a grass fire which destroyed the secondary deck belt. I put a new belt on, and as soon as I engage the deck it starts burning rubber and smoking. When I ...
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Murray mower with B&S 500e engine running strange

I got a Murray mower with a Briggs and Stratton 500e 5 HP engine from a friend. Not sure how long it may have been sitting, but I can start it first or second pull. After it starts, it runs slow, ...
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Repair a lawnmower engine that was left exposed to the elements for a year?

I have a lawnmower that I foolishly left outside through last winter. Last year it wasn't in great condition -- it took a ton of very hard of pulls on the cord to get it to start, every single time. I ...
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Repair or exchange mower tire with different part number

I own the following rider: Searching for the online parts I find the following document: IPL, McCulloch, M95-66X, 96021002300, 2011-12, Ride-on Mower So in order to replace the front (right) wheel, ...
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I hit a pipe with a mower and now it won't turn

I was mowing the other day and there was a pipe sticking out of the ground. The pipe wasn't carrying any services, just a piece of metal sticking out of the ground (I've now removed it). The pipe was ...
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Possible to fix a safety cutoff on a Briggs and Stratton mower?

I have an older Briggs and Stratton mower of the type you can get at Home Depot. I think something in the safety mechanism broke. The safety mechanism is a bail on the mower handle that must be ...
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I put 2-stroke fuel in my 4-stroke mower and now it won't start [closed]

My first time doing the lawn. Trying to help. Now I can't get it to start.
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Lawnmower stopped working after the outlet it was plugged into bent

I was mowing the lawn with my electric corded lawnmower and went as far as I could with the cord. Unfortunately this put pressure on the outlet (which was already a little wobbly) causing it to ...
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Briggs and stratton twin. governor

I have a Briggs twin. The governor gear broke and I replaced it. I adjusted the governor and it still runs full tilt. I tried anther new governor gear and the same thing happens.
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Diagnosing faulty ignition coil on lawn tractor

Model: 13AM662F765 Engine Model: 283H07-0197-E1 I have an MTD lawn tractor, circa 2004, that hasn't been running quite right. The mower runs for about 10 minutes and suddenly stall. I would turn the ...
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How do I start/charge a Toro Electric-Start Lawnmower?

We just got a Toro electric-start "Recycler"-brand lawnmower. The instructions for charging/starting it reference a strange plastic piece that I don't understand. Here's the piece of plastic: Here ...
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Possible to buy this switch for my lawn mower? [closed]

My corded electric lawn mower stopped working today. I'm pretty sure it is the switch pictured below since I can read voltage before the switch but not after. My lawn mower is old enough that I can'...
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How to assess the damage to the lawn mower after hitting an iron pipe? [closed]

I have a Ariens self propelled lawnmower that I happend to hit a iron marker(pipe) with. When the blade hit the pipe, the lawnmower jolted and the engine stopped and I have not been able to start the ...
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Is running over your extension cable with an electric lawn mower dangerous?

I'm currently about to buy a lawn mower, but don't know if I should take a fuel, electric with cable or battery one. I'm leaning more towards electric with cable, because it's cheaper than battery ...
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Use mulching blades without deflector

If you use mulching blades on a ZTR mower without a deflector that mounts underneath the deck, what would happen? I had thought about getting mulching blades, but the deflector piece made of plastic ...
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Craftsman 917 Riding Lawnmower Not Starting

I have a Craftsman 917 series riding mower that I purchased last year. It ran fine for the first month or so but after that it was intermittently having issues starting. I noticed the connections on ...
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