Victa Disassembly Part I

Tools/Parts Required Phillips Head ScrewdriverPliersFlat Head ScrewdriverSocket Wrench – 24mm Socket Step 1.Begin by removing the screwing holding the top cover, unplug the fuel hose and remove the top cover altogether. Remove the muffler from the front of the engine by using a screwdriver to disconnect the 2 clips (top and bottom) holding it in place.Step 2Remove the […]

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 […]

Victa Catcher Spring Installation

Tools/Parts Required. Locking Pliers Hammer Flat Head Screwdriver Replacement Catcher Spring (Click Here)   Step 1. At the top of the catcher plate there is a metal bar (the spring sits on this bar), it must be removed for us to get the old spring off. To remove it just bend the metal tab on […]

Make Your Own Victa Crank Tools.

Tools/Parts Required Angle Grinder/DremelFiles/Sandpaper21mm and 17mm Socket Step 1.Determine which crank pin you have, note that there are 2 different types.Step 2Place the crank pin onto your Socket and mark the parts that will need to be cut or ground away.Step 3Finally grind the mark portions and carefully check with your crank pin until you have […]

Victa Air Tubing Replacement

Tools/Parts Required Replacement Tubing Approx 750mmPhillips Head ScrewdriverFlat Head Screwdriver Step 1.Remove the top cover from the mower, remove the carburetor from the engine by twisting it. Remove the top cover from the carburetor and dismantle the carburetor down to the throttle connection (click here for G4 carburetor dismantle video for extra help). Disconnect the throttle […]

Victa Ignition Coil Replacement

Tools/Parts Required Socket Wrench – 24mm & 12mm socketReplacement Ignition Coil  Step 1.In order to remove the old ignition coil we must first remove the engine – which requires tipping the lawn mower on its side – before doing that it’s wise to turn off the petrol hose. When the mower is on its side grab […]

Preparing Ignition Coil For Installation

Tools/Parts Required Replacement Ignition CoilTwo Jaw PullersFlat Head ScrewdriverWire Brush Step 1.The first step is to remove the old ignition coil from the lawn mower, if you require help doing this click here for our tutorial.Step 2You’ll notice when comparing the new and old ignition coil that the old one has an additional metal piece; this […]

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 […]

Repacking Victa Muffler

Tools/Parts Required Needle Nose PliersFlat Head ScrewdriverPacking From Old Muffler Or Steel Wool Step 1.Remove the top cover from the mower, then use the flat head screw driver to pry off the top and bottom clips holding the muffler in place.Step 2Now the muffler has been removed, stuff the new packing into the hole, push the […]

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 […]

Victa Big End Bearing Replacement

Tools/Parts Required Hammer20mm Or 3/4 SocketReplacement Big End Bearing Step 1.Remove the conrod from the engine and place it in a vice (no need to remove the piston). Place the socket inline with the old bearing and tap it with a hammer to remove the old bearing (heating the conrod may make things easier if it […]

Victa Axle Clip Replacement

Tools/Parts Required Multi-Grips/PliersVicta Axle Clip & Bush Step 1.Remove any remnants of the old axle clip or bushing. The bushing can be removed by opening it up and pulling it away from the axle.Step 2Place the new bushing in place, the same way as the old one was removed (it may be more difficult to pry […]