loss of power

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bingham Brothers, Jun 6, 2007.

  1. Bingham Brothers

    Bingham Brothers LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    What can you do to keep the power on 21" mowers the same as when they are new? Honda micro cuts

    thanks
     
  2. timmac

    timmac LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 479

    change the air filter. mine lost power last year and it was the filter.
     
  3. Bill M

    Bill M LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    - clean air filter
    - keep oil clean
    - change spark plugs yearly or when carboned up or fouled out.
    - check coil and spark plug wire for wear(resistance)
    - sharp blade...yes a dull blade makes the power seem much less
    - check fuel tank and carb for visable dirt
     

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