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Even the best lawn mower can be stubborn at times.
Having trouble starting your mower? Or perhaps you’re just wondering how to start a lawn mower?
You aren’t alone! Some mowers can be notoriously tricky to rev up, especially if you have an older model. Or if you’ve got an electric mower, jump to How to Start an Electric Mower.
If your mower is giving you problems, you may want to consider an upgrade to a new lawnmower. In fact, it’s now 2018, and if you’re not cutting your lawn with an electric mower you’re missing out. Both from an eco-friendly and maintenance standpoint.
If you are learning to work your first electric mower, you may have some questions about how to start it. Why? Simple: the battery-powered version is very different from the traditional gas mower, and the controls probably look unfamiliar.
Fortunately, electric mowers are usually easier to start than gas mowers, once you learn the process:
If you’re mower still won’t start, especially after repeated attempts and using our guide, then we can only suggest that you call the manufacturer.
If all that fails, visit your local showroom or a retailer that sells your brand. Often store employees will be able to help you troubleshoot the issue. Once there you might have to leave it for repair.
Hopefully, it’s still under warranty at that point. Also, make sure you check what credit card you purchased your mower with. There is a good chance that your credit card extended the warranty, which could save you hundreds. Or perhaps you bought an extended warranty at point of sale.
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