Lawn Mower Repair

Lawn mower repair is easy when you follow the our experts' how-tos and tips.

How to Winterize Your Lawn Mower

Extend the life of your lawnmower by winterizing the engine. Adding fuel stabilizer and a few ounces of oil will help the engine start right up without hesitation in the spring.

Lawn Mower Repair projects

  • Lawn Mower Repair: Broken Cord

    Replace a broken starter rope on your lawnmower quickly and easily by following this simple step-by-step procedure.

  • Tune Up a Lawn Mower

    Tune your lawn mower in 3 easy steps. It'll run better, last longer and burn fuel more efficiently and cleanly.

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Sharpen Your Lawn Mower Blade

    There are several good ways to sharpen lawn mower blades, but one of the quickest and easiest methods is with an angle grinder, an inexpensive,…

  • Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening

    Your lawn mower blade is dull. Sharpen the blade twice each season to help maintain a green, healthy lawn. A sharp blade not only cuts blades…

  • Lawn Mower Won't Start

    Most of the time when a lawn mower, snow blower or any small engine won't start the cause is a problem with the gas or the carburetor. Here's…

  • How to Winterize Your Lawn Mower

    Extend the life of your lawnmower by winterizing the engine. Adding fuel stabilizer and a few ounces of oil will help the engine start right up…

  • Lawn Tractor Maintenance Tips

    Follow these pro tips for faster and better lawn tractor maintenance and tubeless tire repair. Good maintenance will prevent expensive repairs…

  • How to Sharpen a Lawn Mower Blade

    A sharp lawn mower blade will help keep your grass healthy. The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will show you how to keep your lawn mower's…

  • How to Change Oil in Lawn Mower

    The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to change oil in your push lawn mower. Changing your oil after every 25…