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 […]

Victa Decompressor Repair Kit Installation

Tools/Parts Required Needle Nose PliersDecompressor 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 loose. Give all the parts a good clean before reassembly (if using a kit of new parts […]

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. 

Victa Disassembly Guide Part III – Chassis

Tools/Parts Required PliersSocket Wrench – 11mm SocketAdjustable SpannerFlat 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 may be removed by the same method, however if you would like to completely remove the axle […]

Victa Wheel Bearing Replacement/Upgrade

Tools/Parts Required Flat Head ScrewdriverHammerBearings 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.Step 2The wheel should now be able to be pulled off the shaft, also remove the bearing behind […]

Victa Loose Blade Carrier Fix

Tools/Parts Required LubricantWooden Wedge8mm & 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 damage to the flywheel.Step 2Once the nut is removed replace the washer and make sure to put […]

Victa G4 Carburetor In Depth Guide Part II

Tools/Parts Required Flat Head ScrewdriverPliersCarburetor Cleaner Step 1.Insert the cam back into place and ensure that it is moving correctly,  and make sure that it does so with relative ease. Turn the cam clockwise as far as it will go and then begin to reinsert the throttle cable – thread the cable into the appropriate grooves […]

Victa G4 Ignition Wires

Tools/Parts Required Victa Stop Switch Cover & Plug Step 1.Place the cover over the ignition wire and then place the plug on the end as shown in the video. Then place the throttle in the middle position so you can insert the wire with the plug into the Carburetor.Step 2Place the cover on and secure it in […]

Victa G4/LM Carburetor in Depth Dis-assembly guide

Tools/Parts Required Flat Head ScrewdriverMulti-GripsCarburetor Cleaner Step 1.Remove the main jet and and then carefully detach the Primer Cap, be mindful to keep track of the small parts and check them for damage as shown in the video.Step 2Examine the top of the carburetor for any cracks that may cause air leaks. Remove the top cover […]

Remove Victa Blade Boss

  Tools/Parts Required. Anvil Hammer WD-40/Lubricant Step 1. Remove the engine from the lawn mower (click here for a tutorial). When looking at the blade boss you will notice on one side there is a hole, fill this with WD-40. Step 2 Place the boss over the anvil and hit it with a hammer, rotating […]

Victa Disassembly Part II

Tools/Parts Required Phillips Head ScrewdriverSmall Wooden BlockRagSocket Wrench – 10mm & 12mm SocketVicta Crank Pin ToolAnvilHammer Step 1.Undo the two Phillips head screws that hold the carburetor manifold to the engine block.Step 2Undo the decompressor using the appropriate spanner.Step 3Remove the spark plug boot and undo the 4 bolts that hold the cylinder head in place as […]

Victa Keystart Repair

Learn how to diagnose and repair a Victa keystart Tools/Parts Required. Charge Battery or Battery Connected To A Charger Phillips Head Screwdriver Step 1. Remove engine from lawn mower as seen in this Video. Step 2 The first thing to check is the connections and fuse, if they seem to be intact the next thing […]