Victa Fuel Tap Replacement

Learn how to replace a leaking or dysfunctional fuel tap on a Victa lawn mower. Tools/Parts Required. Phillips Head Screwdriver Fuel Tap (Click Here) Step 1. Turn the installed fuel tap to the off position. Remove the screws holding the top cover on, unplug the fuel line and remove the top cover from the mower. […]

Victa Spark Plug Boot Replacement

 Tools/Parts Required. Spark Plug Boot (Click Here) Pliers   Step 1. Start by removing the old spark plug boot if it is still present. Simply pull on it to remove it – if this proves difficult hold the wire with pliers whilst pulling on the boot. Step 2 Remove the screw protruding from the wire, […]

White/Blue Smoke Coming From Mower

Step 1.Start the lawn mower and leave it running until the smoke clears. If the mower isn’t damaged it may still work – evident by the smoke clearing after a period of around 5 minutes. 

Victa Engine Removal

Tools/Parts Required Socket Wrench – 12 & 24mm SocketsPhillips Head Screwdriver Step 1.Either disconnect the fuel line and remove the top cover or empty fuel from the mower before turning it onto its side.Step 2Remove the blade carrier with blades attached by undoing the bolt in its center, which holds it in place (use the 24mm(1 inch) […]

Victa Blade Sharpening

Tools/Parts Required. Allen Key set Socket Wrench -.14mm & 24mm Sockets File Replacement Blade Kit (If Necessary)     Step 1. Either disconnect the fuel line and remove the top cover or empty fuel from the mower before turning it onto its side. Step 2 Inspect the condition of the installed blades to determine whether […]

Axle Clip Quick/Temporary Fix

Tools/Parts Required Steel Wire PliersWire Cutters Step 1.Thread fencing wire through the hole indicated in the video, start with the hole closest to the back of the mower in order to more easily thread the wire through completely.Step 2thread the wire back through the hole closest to the front of the mower and bend it down, using […]

Blade Boss Removal

Tools/Parts Required Two Jaw PullerBolt or Cylindrical Picec Of MetalSocket (To fit size of Two Jaw PullersPipe Wrench or Locking Pliers Step 1.Place bolt/piece of metal into the hole in the middle of the boss. Ensure that the diameter of the bolt/metal doesn’t exceed the size of the hole (it needs to sit inside).Step 2Align the […]

Briggs and Stratton 375 Sprint Pull Start Repair

Tools/Parts Required Flat Head ScrewdriverCleaning MaterialsReplacement Cord If RequiredSocket Wrench & 10mm or 11mm socket depending on engine. Step 1.Remove the Pull start from your engine and clean it thoroughly, this makes it easier to work on and put back together.Step 2Carefully bend up the 3 tabs that secure the starter and carefully remove the starter […]

Briggs and Stratton 3HP Pull start Repair

Tools/Parts: Flat Head Screwdriver Cleaning Materials Replacement Cord if Required 10mm and 13mm socket Step 1 Remove the 13mm Carburetor and Starter Mounting Bolt and also the 10mm bolt then remove the pull start. Step 2 Carefully pry up the cover being mindful of the high tension spring that will be underneath. Step 3 Clean […]

Fix Leaky Victa Primer Cap

Tools/Parts Required Flat Head ScrewdriverCarburetor CleanerReplacement Fuel Line If RequiredCarburetor Repair Kit If Required Step 1.Turn off the fuel and remove the screw that secures the Primer Cap and then remove the fuel hose.Step 2Carefully remove the Primer Cap being mindful of all the small parts especially the needle, then clean all the parts and the carburetor carefully […]

Fixing Bent Wheels

Tools/Parts Required Pry Bar  Step 1.Check your wheels and axles for any damage and if it all looks okay slowly bend the wheels outward. If the axle is sliding about putting a foot on one wheel while you bend.Step 2If your axle is loose the clips could be the problem they are briefly pointed out in this […]

Briggs and Stratton Muffler Repair/Replacement

Tools/Parts Required Flat Head ScrewdriverHammerLocking Pliers Step 1.With either locking pliers or a screw driver and hammer loosen and unwind the rusted and damaged remnants of the exhaust.Step 2Clean any carbon Build up and then screw in your new muffler.