WB maintainance

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mkwl, Jun 17, 2004.

  1. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    What basic maintainance is needed on a belt drive walk behind mower?
  2. youngdude

    youngdude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 152

    Greese the ports, sharpen the belts, once a week. Change the oil when needed along with the air filer.
  3. lqmustang

    lqmustang LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 620

    Just wondering what tools you use to sharpen the belts? ;)
  4. bobby perez

    bobby perez LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    2 essential tools needed, a left handed blade sharpener and a right handed blade sharpener, or a grinding stone,or a file.Left or right handed
  5. Itsgottobegreen

    Itsgottobegreen LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,177

    Don't for get a left handed smoke shifter for when your working on a smokin engine, a sky hook to lift the deck up to work on it. Also a whatchamacall it.
  6. precisioncut

    precisioncut LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 653

    You can always read the owners manual of your particular model and get the info you need. But keep the air filter clean and change the oil frequently and grease the zerts often.

    SUGAR_CUT_MARK LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    Yeah, sharpen the belts......LOL
  8. jimboy

    jimboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    How often should you check the air in the tires?

    Will turtle wax hurt the deck?

    Does anyone put decals on their wb's?

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