Changing your small engine spark plug annually will prevent your small engine from surging, sputtering, and will ensure easy starting. This how-to video shows you how to change your spark plug in just a couple of minutes in your garage or driveway.
An engine's air filter helps to keep dirt and debris from entering the engine, which can cause overheating and lead to costly repairs. To keep your engine clean, we recommend changing your engine's air filter annually, as part of a spring annual engine tune-up. This how-to video shows you how to change an air
Much like maintaining a car, changing the oil on your lawn mower engine can help prevent engine damage, and ensure you're getting the best overall performance. It's best to change your engine oil at the beginning or end of a cutting season, and can be completed in just a few short minutes in the comfort of your garage or driveway. This how-to video shows you how to complete an oil change using a Briggs & Stratton oil extractor kit.
Spring is the perfect time to perform a small engine tune-up, which consists of changing the spark plug, changing the air filter, and changing the oil. These annual tasks can be done easily in your garage or driveway, in less than 10 minutes.
Gasoline can go stale in as little as 30 days. When this happens, the fuel oxidizes which can clog engine components leading to poor engine starting, inconsistent performance, or even engine failure. In addition, ethanol-blended fuels like E10 can lead to rust or corrosion within your engine if the fuel is not treated with a fuel stabilizer. This video summarizes the importance of using a fuel stabilizer, and how often to do so.