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Introduction

Due to the nature of lawn mowers, over time large amounts of debris and grass cuttings accumulate and can harm the engine's performance.

  1. Ensure the engine is off and cooled down before starting this guide. Using a 5/16" socket or wrench, remove the three bolts holding the plastic cover on to the engine. Lift away the plastic cover. Note that the starter is attached to the cover and will come off with it.
    • Ensure the engine is off and cooled down before starting this guide.

    • Using a 5/16" socket or wrench, remove the three bolts holding the plastic cover on to the engine.

    • Lift away the plastic cover. Note that the starter is attached to the cover and will come off with it.

  2. Using compressed air or a rag, clean debris from the flywheel. Using compressed air or a rag, clean debris from the flywheel.
    • Using compressed air or a rag, clean debris from the flywheel.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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