if you are going through a dealer then i would say no. If you were knowledgable enough to do it yourself I would say yes, the parts are fairly cheap depending on how much needs replaced (cylinder/crankcase, rebuilt heads, piston, rings, gaskets, seals about 500 dealer cost..new engine 1600 dealer cost). company i work for decided to alow me to start rebuilding them last year since things are kinda tight atm and i have only had this one machine blow up after a rebuild.. most hours on a rebuild are 4200+ rebuilt at 2900.
New engines also carry some type of warranty where rebuilds usually dont, and it is much easier and quicker
Helping to run:
28 Maintenance Crews, 3 Landscaping Crews, 3 Irigation Crews, 6 Turf Crews, 3 Maintenance Enhancment Crews, 2 Hardscapes Crews
70 Wright Stander 52"
12 Wright Stander 36"
9 Wright ZK 61"
18 Encore Rage 52" Stand On Mower
400+ pieces of RedMax Equipment
150+ pieces of Kawasaki Power Equipment
350+ pieces of Husqvarna Handheld Equipment
.....A constant barrage of broken machines!!