If you own professional grade lawn care equipment, chances are you have at least one GX120. That popularity is owed to Honda’s legendary reliability, but even the best engine needs occasional maintenance.
Before You Begin
Before performing any maintenance, shut off the engine. If the engine needs to be run for any reason, make sure it’s located in a well ventilated area to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Continue reading
You can do more with a Honda tiller than just till. The company offers several attachments and kits that can adapt your FG110, FC600, FRC800 or F220 to perform common landscaping jobs that would normally require specialized equipment.
Want to get a clean border around gardens, sidewalks, and other landscaping features? The FG110 border/edger replaces the tiller blades with a wheel and cutting blade, letting you roll next to edges and cut into the soil to create an even border. The wheel and blade can be swapped, letting you cut from the left or right side of the tiller. The edger is available for the FG110. Continue reading
Now that you have purchased your new Honda HHT Trimmer, there are a few things you should know before you begin to operate the machine. Please note that the trimmer requires special oil and recommended fuel. Read the owner’s manual before you begin operation of your new trimmer. You might also want to follow these maintenance tips to keep your machine running properly each time you use it:
Honda trimmers are designed to go the distance, lasting many years, as long as they’re properly maintained. For the HHT trimmer, fuel system maintenance is a key way to ensure that the equipment is operating efficiently and safely over the long-term. Varying maintenance requirements and routines are needed throughout the year, based on temperature, season, and frequency of use. Here’s what equipment owners need to know to get the job done and keep their trimmer in great shape.
Honda has a sturdy lineup of engines that are expertly designed to last as long as possible. The engines have some of the best longevity in the industry and it’s not unusual to see Honda engines still working well for decades after they were first built. Despite this great record, all engines, even Honda engines, require good maintenance and care habits. Any engine can malfunction or have mechanical issues from time to time. It’s not always easy to diagnose such problems either, as there are numerous small parts inside the engine, not to mention fluids and other aspects. The main key to troubleshooting is taking a trial and error approach, fixing each problem as it comes up.
When the Engine Won’t Start
Probably the most concerning problem for any Honda owner is when the engine won’t start. It is also usually the most common problem and often has the simplest solutions as well. Some common issues with engines not starting include old air filters or simply being low on fuel.