mower degreaser question?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Field King, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. Field King

    Field King LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 266

    I would like to use the engine degreaser spray and hose off my mowers engine and all, do u guys cover up anything (carb, plug etc), any hazards to watch for?
     
  2. IRRITECH

    IRRITECH LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 931

    Nope, Spray it on and hose it off. You will have to re-grease all the fittings but I hose them down regularly
     
  3. Mickhippy

    Mickhippy LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,250

    Put a couple of rags over the spindles to help stop water getting into them.
     
  4. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,141

    Not sure why people keep wanting to wash these machines. There are many parts that are not water proof. None of electrical connectors are water proof. Most of the operator panel can't take water. All of those sealed non greasable bearings can get water in them. And there are many pivot points that have no grease zerts. Just blow the unit off.
     

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