Riding mower & lawn tractor articles
From helping you troubleshoot why your riding mower won't start to how to level a mower deck to get an even cut, these articles and how-to videos from Sears PartsDirect help you get the most from your riding mower or lawn tractor. For additional DIY advice, check out our riding mower and lawn tractor repair help section for common symptoms and step-by-step repair instructions.
Learn about the different kinds of mower blades and how to maintain them.
Keep these 6 things on hand to keep the mower season running smoothly.
Test the ignition switch and wire harnesses to find the short.
Find out how to check the seat switch to see if it’s broken or unplugged.
Troubleshoot fuel, spark and compression issues.
Check the starter solenoid, starter motor, wiring, battery and engine.
Learn how to change the oil, oil filter, air filter, spark plug and fuel filter.
How often and tall you mow your lawn has a big impact on its health. Check out these 3 rules.
Don't get taken for a ride! Get the low-down on 3 common misperceptions.
Mower not cutting the grass evenly? Your mower deck might be the problem.
See how to unlock the factory default start code so you can set your own passcode.
Cleaning the air filter in a lawn tractor takes just minutes and improves engine performance.
Following these 7 tips will help you achieve a well-manicured lawn.
Prevent your mower deck from rusting by following our advice for keeping grass clippings from sticking.
Learn how to check the safety interlock circuits on a zero-turn mower.
These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your riding mower or lawn tractor.
If you hear the solenoid click but don’t hear the starter motor spin when you turn the key, follow these steps to replace it.
If the engine is hard to start or if the spark plug electrode is burnt or cracked, take 15 minutes to replace it.