Test A Victa Ignition Module

Learn How To Test a Victa Ignition Module Tools/Parts Required  Multi-Meter Universal Ignition Module (If Replacement Needed)  Step 1. Set the multi-meter to the 20 kohms setting. Place the red and black probes at opposite ends of the ignition module. Step 2 A reading of 4.54 kOhms indicates an as new ignition module. As the […]

Briggs and Stratton Ignition Coil Testing

Learn How To Test A Briggs & Stratton Ignition Coil Tools/Parts Required  Multi-Meter Step 1. Set the multi-meter to the 20 k ohms setting. A working ignition coil will give a reading of between 2.5 – 5 k ohms. Step 2 Set the positive lead of the multi-meter in position where the spark plug would […]

Briggs Vertical Pullstart In Depth Repair

Learn How To Repair A 3hp Briggs & Stratton Pullstart Tools/Parts Required  Flat Head Screwdriver Socket Wrench – 7/16 Socket Needle Nose Pliers Starter Handle & Cord Step 1. Remove the plastic cover on the pull start, do this with caution as the spring underneath is wound tightly. Undo the bolt holding the spring in […]

Victa Decompressor Repair Kit Installation

Learn How to service, dismantle and rebuild a decompressor on a Victa lawn mower. Tools/Parts Required  Needle Nose Pliers Decompressor Kit Step 1. Start by removing the clips holding the decompressor together(Some decompressors cannot be opened these must be replaced rather then serviced). Be careful not to lose any of the parts that will come […]

Spark Plug Cleaning/Inspection

Learn how to clean & inspect your engines spark plugs Tools/Parts Required  Wire Brush Spark Plug Spanner Step 1. Once you have determined whether it is worth cleaning your spark plug over replacing it, Secure the plug in a vice and go over it with a wire brush – don’t be too brutal as you may […]

Victa Decompressor Troubleshooting

Learn how to Troubleshoot a Victa Decompressor. Tools/Parts Required  3/4 Spanner New Decompressor Step 1. Check around the decompressor for oil/fuel as this can suggest problems. Step 2 Next test the decompressor sucking on the nozzle and checking if the valve moves. you can also blow on the nozzle and no air should come out […]

Victa Disassembly Guide Part III – Chassis

Learn how to completely disassemble the chassis of a Victa lawn mower. Tools/Parts Required  Pliers Socket Wrench – 11mm Socket Adjustable Spanner Flat Head Screwdriver Step 1. Remove the back wheels by first removing the plastic cover then the e-clip which holds them in place, they may now slide off the shaft. the front wheels […]

Repair Stripped/Damage Thread

Learn how to repair a damaged thread this technique can be used on any thread on any kind of equipment. Tools/Parts Required  Helicoil Kit Tap & Die Kit Drill Step 1. Start by drilling out the thread with the correctly chosen drill bit, then using your tap cut in the new thread as shown in the […]

Oil in Carburetor/Wrong Petrol In Mower

Learn how to repair a lawn mower that has oil or incorrect petrol in the carburetor. Tools/Parts Required  Carburetor Cleaner Oil pump Flat Head Screwdriver Step 1. Use the oil pump to drain as much oil from the carburetor as possible or to empty the fuel tank in the case of incorrect fuel. Step 2 […]

Tecumseh Carburetor Clean

Learn how to clean the carburetor of a Tecumseh Lawn Mower. Tools/Parts Required  Multi-grips Carburetor Cleaner Flat Head Screwdriver Adjustable Wrench 13mm Socke Step 1. Remove the carburetor from the mower and give the exterior a good clean, Next remove the jet at the bottom and carefully inspect the jet for blockages. Then remove the […]

Victa Wheel Bearing Replacement/Upgrade

Change the wheel bearings on a Victa lawn mower by following this tutorial Tools/Parts Required  Flat Head Screwdriver Hammer Bearings Step 1. Remove the wheel cover with a flat head screw driver, also remove the e-clip with the flat head screw driver – be careful not to lose it as you may need it later. […]

Victa Loose Blade Carrier Fix

Learn how to repair a loose blade carrier on a Victa Lawn Mower. Tools/Parts Required  Lubricant Wooden Wedge 8mm & 24mm Socket Step 1. Use you wooden wedge to secure and stop the flywheel moving while you undo the blade Nut. Be mindful not to apply to much force as there is a risk of […]