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MOWER MAINTENANCE — TIPS AND TRICKS

For most of us, lawnmower maintenance needs to be done by a local lawnmower mechanic, like oil changes and tuneups, but you’ll find the rest is pretty easy to do yourself at home.

1. START AT THE END

Every time you mow the lawn, you need to make sure you’re putting away a clean lawnmower. To do so, tip the lawnmower over with the spark plug pointing upwards. One safety caution first — always disconnect the spark plug lead before doing anything under

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