Walk-behind lawn mower articles
These walk-behind lawn mower articles and how-to videos from Sears PartsDirect can help you get the most from your mower. From troubleshooting why your lawn mower won't start to how to perform a tune-up or change a blade, we have the advice and tips to keep your mower performing at its best. For more DIY advice, check out our lawn mower repair help section for troubleshooting guidance and step-by-step repair instructions.
See how to tune up your mower once a year to keep it running well.
Keep these 5 things on hand so you’re ready to mow grass all season long.
Find out whether a broken or disconnected drive cable is the reason why your lawn mower won't move.
Your lawn mower will last longer and run better if you take these steps before storing it for winter.
Check whether a clogged air filter, bad spark plug or contaminated gas is why your lawn mower won’t start.
Find out how to test and fix problems with the spark plug, stop wire, ignition coil and flywheel.
A blade obstruction, bad recoil starter or locked-up engine can prevent the recoil starter rope on your mower from working. See how to fix the problem.
How often and tall you mow your lawn has a big impact on its health. Check out these 3 rules.
A dull blade leaves grass tips tattered. Sharpen it several times a season. Here's how.
Tired of mowing? Here's our tongue-in-cheek advice rendering your mower useless.
It's easy to install a replacement wheel on your walk-behind lawn mower if the wheel is damaged. Just follow the steps in this video.
Do these 5 things this spring for a lawn that's healthier all summer.
Prevent your mower deck from rusting by following our advice for keeping grass clippings from sticking.
Learn what lawn mower repairs you can do easily by yourself.
These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your walk-behind lawn mower.
Replace the ignition coil if it isn't sending electric current to the spark plug when you pull the recoil starter rope.
The flywheel key couples the flywheel to the engine crankshaft. Replace the flywheel key if it's broken.
The drive cable engages the transmission to spin the drive wheels and move the mower across the grass. Replace the drive cable if it's broken or frozen up inside the sheath.