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.
Test the ignition switch and wire harnesses to find the short.
Learn when you can use sealant to fix a flat tire.
Learn how to connect cables safely to jump-start your mower’s battery.
See how the starting system works and how to pinpoint the problem.
Check the starter solenoid, starter motor, wiring, battery and engine.
Don't get taken for a ride! Get the low-down on 3 common misperceptions.
How often and tall you mow your lawn has a big impact on its health. Check out these 3 rules.
Learn how to drain the old oil and add new oil to your mower.
Learn how to use a battery charger if your mower battery is dead.
See how to unlock the factory default start code so you can set your own passcode.
Mower not cutting the grass evenly? Your mower deck might be the problem.
Do these 5 things this spring for a lawn that's healthier all summer.
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.
Replace the mandrel assembly if the blade shaft vibrates or doesn't spin.
Get your mower running smoothly again by replacing the air filter—it's a quick job you can do yourself, following these steps.
Get your mower started again by replacing the ignition switch—it's a quick job you can do by following these steps.