The repairman took apart the motor and said it got hot, the oil was all black and full of metal chips. When you are fitting new spark plugs you need to ensure that they are tightly done up. I thought the engines was seized since i couldn't pull the coil start so I took some youtube advice and put some marvel mystery oil in the cylinder. I wouldn't buy another brand of small engine. I've been using it this year and can get the mower to pull backwards without the rear wheels locking up by spraying lubricant in the gearbox, but that is not always successful. The spark arrestor is not a very important part of a engine, but a part that is required by law on all outdoor engines. I doubled checked multiple times to see if it was user error and it was not.
Geez, it's about time something broke. Unable to locate receipt but I can probably get proof of the charge from Discover. I have clean the carb, new spark plug, new oil, new air filter. If you had spark, check the carburetor by removing the air cleaner and its assembly from the carburetor and check the following. With crescent wrenches and the socket wrench, begin to reassemble the engine parts again as you took them apart.
That way, when you put the carb back on or when you take it back off the drain valve is in front so you are able to drain it. When I get it running, as long as I keep putting starter fluid in it keep tuning. Removal of the metal covers under the deck to get at the transmission and belt requires care when putting them back, as the bolt holes are difficult to line up and then get the bolt threads started without cross threading the bolts. Published on March 20th, 2015 by Jacks 2 How to Rebuild a Small Engine The very first thing to do is get a for the engine that you will be working on. Use your fuel line pliers to clamp off the fuel line. If it moves, lubricate it.
Once you have remove the nut which holds the flywheel in place you will need to gently pry off the flywheel with a crowbar. The good news for Honda owners, of course, is that the company maintains a solid commitment to producing O for its engines and mowers, many of which can be found at HondaLawnParts. Turn on the fuel valve and check the carburetor for any more leaks. Reinstall the jet tube first and then insert the main jet. Start your and let it run for 10 to 15 seconds, allowing the engine to warm up. I put a brand new carburetor on it, new fuel filter, gas line, I need help with this unit Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published.
To clean the carburetor you need carb cleaner. This is actually quite easy and the only complicated bit will be trying to remember where everything goes. Other than that no problems. It always starts on the first pull, the engine seems to be the only part of this mower that is excellent. Hate to part with this machine.
The hydrostatic drive is amazing, enabling me to slow down for patches of high grass with fingertip control. Do not try to hold the flywheel by sticking a crowbar in the teeth, or they might break off. When I would engage blades sometimes it would stall engine, I would restart then seemed fine. If your has a side panel, remove it with your screwdriver. Just changed the break-in oil.
Honda talked directly to the repairman working on my machine and told him I did not buy the machine at his dealership and did not fill out my warranty card?? I washed it the last time I cut the grass. I expected the new mower to be my primary mower, but after using it, l find I like the old mower better and will continue using it. To examine the float you will first have to remove the pin making sure you do not bend it. I think this is an engineering defect not a manufacturing defect. If it is damaged it will need to be replaced. Honda new mower is a piece of junk, pure and simple.
If the gasket leaks or exposes the engine then this will make damage much more likely during normal operating conditions. I have owned brands of lawnmowers, multiple chainsaws, log splitters, leaf vacuum, etc. If you follow the basic steps below then you should be able to rebuild any lawnmower engine. The repairman refuses to work on Honda mower engines. Maybe 5 to 6 times.
Disconnect the remainder of the engine body from the lawnmower frame as well with the socket wrench. Following through with these steps on a regular basis, perhaps seasonally or monthly, is the key to enjoying long-term use of a mower and protecting it from serious damage. The one spark plug condition that was not mentioned on the chart is the meltdown. Never had a cover pop off again. The repairman sent pictures into Honda and Honda told the repairman over the telephone they would not honor the 5 year warranty because I did not follow the maintenance correctly. Kristine Anne Hi Jack, I have this Craftsman with Honda engine 917. Getting Started Once the engine has been drained of oil and removed from the equipment, it should be cleaned.
Engine issues: Engine damage is expensive to repair, so it may not be worth your money. When you remove every part of your engine you should wash it with soapy water. Each engine is clearly marked with this model number, as well as with the engine serial number and type code, though the latter two numbers require a closer engine examination. And by all means replace the , and. Using new non-ethanol gas, checked the oil, air filter clean. Now for the individual parts starting with the float.