Test A Victa Ignition Module

Tools/Parts Required Multi-MeterUniversal 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 2A reading of 4.54 kOhms indicates an as new ignition module. As the reading increases your spark’s power may decrease as an estimate resistances above 6-8K […]

Spark Plug Cleaning/Inspection

Tools/Parts Required Wire BrushSpark 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 risk damaging the spark plug.Step 2To remove any dirt from inside the end […]

Victa Decompressor Troubleshooting

Tools/Parts Required 3/4 SpannerNew Decompressor Step 1.Check around the decompressor for oil/fuel as this can suggest problems.Step 2Next 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 of the decompressor. 

Testing a Victa Ignition Coil

Tools/Parts Required Ignition CoilMulti-Meter Step 1.Set your Multi-Meter to 20K Ohms and connect the black ground lead to the spark plug wire.Step 2Touch your positive lead to each of the terminals on the ignition coil a good coil should read close to 9k Ohms, If your coil has more then 12-14K Ohms resistance then this is […]

Troubleshooting A Victa Lawn Mower

Troubleshoot Your Victa Lawn Mower Issues Tools/Parts Required.Spare Fuel LineSpark Plug SocketSpark PlugStep 1.The first thing to check is whether the lawn mower has a spark – click here if unsure how to do that. If there isn’t a spark, replace the spark plug and.see if that solves the problem.Step 2If there is a spark but […]

Victa 2 Stroke Fuel & Starting Tips

Tools/Parts Required 2- Stroke Oil & Unleaded Petrol  Step 1.When filling with petrol ensure a 25 part petrol to 1 part oil mixture. For example, in a 5L petrol can, 4.8L needs to be petrol, 200mL needs to be oil.Step 2Try to avoid leaving your mower out in the elements this can extend wear and cause […]

Using An Ignition Tester

Tools/Parts Required Ignition Tester Step 1.Connect the ignition tester to the lawn mower. Insert the metal portion into the socket of the spark plug boot. Connect the rubber portion to the spark plug.Step 2With the ignition tester connected, pull the start cord multiple times and observe for the light on the ignition tester to turn on.Step […]

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 […]

Victa Advanced Pull-Start Repair

Tools/Parts Required. Tin Snips Pliers. Spanner – 24mm Locking Pliers Phillips Head Screwdriver Socket Wrench – 12mm Socket Replacement Starter Cord 3.5mm     Step 1. Turn of the fuel, remove the fuel line along with the top cover and place it aside. Step 2 Remove the starter by undoing the three bolts holding it […]