A Craftsman Rear Wheel Drive Lawn Mower is one of those rare finds. It was produced 50 years ago, long before most of today’s modern vehicles were even invented. The original design was very unique. It featured a four wheel drive that operated by the “wrinkling” of a chain and a pull crank. The motor was also located under the seat and could be lifted up and out for repair or maintenance purposes.
The owner enjoyed it for many years but required some serious repair and maintenance on his machine. The owner took it in to have the right tools and equipment but in the end it just wasn’t worth the cost. He eventually sold it to a friend who now has it functioning as good as new.
Now we have someone with a craze for lawn mower repair. Unfortunately for him, he didn’t have the time to shop around or do much of the work himself. Instead, he bought one from a lawn-care center and got the part. It was a good replacement piece but nothing more.
This person then contacted me. I asked what type of repairs he needed done and went over the information with him. He told me that his lawn mower was so bad it would never get out of the grass like it used to. He also needed a new engine for his vehicle because it was so worn out. I told him to try to find someone who was knowledgeable in that type of lawn mower repair.
That’s when I remembered an ad that the owner had posted. I printed it out and brought it with me the next time I saw the lawn. The ad was for a repairman. I called the man on the phone and had him come out. I explained to him what had happened and he was very understanding and helpful.
The owner was very helpful and recommended that I give his lawn mower to him. Within a few days, the problem with the mower was fixed. Within a couple of weeks, the owner called and said that he had started to notice more things around his yard that were broken or damaged. His grass was actually starting to look pretty good again. I told him I would be sure to help him by giving him advice on how to maintain his lawn as well.
He has since replaced the tires and cleaned the engine. He has also purchased a new charger for his lawnmower and has taken the time to sharpen his skills using the sharpening stone. Now when people see his yard, they ask what he did to make it look so good. He says he learned a lot from reading “The Craftsman’s Manual” and “The Smart Fix.” He estimates that he has saved about $500 so far by using these two books.
Now that you have been able to identify the common problems with most Self Propelled Lawn Mowers, you will be in a better position to know what to do about them. The craftsman rear wheel self propelled lawn mower repair manual can be downloaded for free. The Smart Fix book is available at your local library. If you are having trouble troubles identifying the problem, you can call the manufacturer to help you. These are just a couple of tips that anyone can use to fix their lawn and keep the costs down by calling an expert.
The craftsman mower repair manual usually covers the engine, battery and other components. It does not cover the lawnmower itself so if you are not comfortable working on the engine, you should probably skip this part and call someone who can. The Smart Fix book covers general repair and care of lawnmowers so if you need to replace the spark plug or tighten up the lug nuts, you should be fine. The repair manual does not go into the details but the important steps to take when caring for the mower are listed.
The craftsman rear wheel self propelled lawn mower repair manual has many more tips than I listed but I think you will get the idea. These tips are important to the upkeep of the mower so if you do not do them correctly, you will have a bad day mowing your lawn. For example, when tightening the lug nuts, you do not want to overtight because you can cause your wheel to break free from the axle. Overtight may also cause your chain to become slack so your mower is going to start moving in the wrong direction and you will have to start over. These are small things that you will know if you do not follow the manual properly so I would recommend you do so.
There are many Craftsman products available and one of them is the Craftsman Rear Wheel Self Propelled Lawn Mower Repair Manual. You should always go with the manual that came with your mower when you are ready to do some repair work yourself. It is very likely that it came with the tractor as well which is why I recommend you go with the repair manual from the mower itself. You may have to replace a component and you do not want to damage the lawnmower or anything else so be careful and read through the manual before you replace anything.