With winter rapidly approaching, many homeowners are beginning to dig out their snowblower from the back of the garage or tool shed and go through the typical maintenance checks that must be done before it is first used on a major snow accumulation. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2012
How to Change a Honda Snowblower Spark Plug
Any professional will tell you that Honda power equipment is durable and dependable. With a 4-stroke engine, a Honda snowblower does not mix oil and gas, nor does it emit an odor or smoke. It also has low emissions, great fuel economy, and is very easy to start even in the coldest weather.
However, despite the durability and dependability of a Honda snowblower, you will eventually have to replace the spark plug. A properly functioning spark plug is essential for a properly functioning snowblower engine. It is the device inside of the engine cylinder that ignites the fuel by creating a spark. The process works as follows. Continue reading
Honda Snowblower Skid Shoes and Scraper Maintenance Guide
Honda manufactures a remarkably resilient line of snowblowers, and the company has always been appreciated for its ability to deliver equipment that requires relatively little maintenance or repair throughout the winter season. That being said, however, some forms of maintenance are simply unavoidable. Whether that means checking fluids like motor oil or checking and potentially replacing the skid shoes and scraper, certain steps should be taken on a yearly basis to ensure smooth operation and maximum longevity. Continue reading
How To Replace a Honda H1011 Drive Belt
No matter how well you maintain your Honda H1011 riding lawnmower, eventually you will have to replace the drive belt due to normal wear and tear or it breaking. For those that decide to do it themselves, the following paragraphs will serve as a guide.