Learn how to replace an completely disassemble a Victa Power-torque lawn mower engine.
- Phillips Head Screwdriver
- Small Wooden Block
- Socket Wrench - 10mm & 12mm Socket
- Victa Crank Pin Tool
Undo the two Phillips head screws that hold the carburetor manifold to the engine block.
Undo the decompressor using the appropriate spanner.
Remove the spark plug boot and undo the 4 bolts that hold the cylinder head in place as seen in the video.
Gently push the piston down the bore and stuff a rag into the bore, then put the head back on and loosely secure it to the block. this stops the crank from spinning and allows you to remove the crank pin easily.
Remove the three 12mm bolts from the starter housing and lift off the housing allowing you access to the crank pin.
Use your crank pin tool to loosen the pin, it can be very stiff WD-40 and some banging with a hammer can loosen them, alternatively heating can also help.
Remove the cylinder head and rag then Gently push the piston and connecting rod out of the bore.
Remove the condenser and electrical wires using your Phillips head screwdriver.
Remove the Ignition coil by undoing the two 12mm bolts. keep note of any washers present.
Place the Blade Boss on an anvil or similar surface and spray it with lubricant. then firmly hit with a hammer as you rotate the boss and it should easily come off.
Place the engine block onto some wood blocks and then use your small wooden block and hammer to tap out the crankshaft, once the crankshaft is removed the flywheel and bearings will be accessible for replacement and/or repair.