Fuel System Tips for a Honda HRR216PKA Mower


Having problems with your Honda HRR216PKA mower? It might be the fuel: it’s the most overlooked part of maintaining small engine equipment, yet it’s also the source of the most common problems. Here’s what you need to know to maintain the fuel system on your Honda from day-to-day operation to long term storage.

Buying and Storing Fuel

The engine in the HRR216PKA is designed to use automotive unleaded gasoline. This fuel should contain no more than 10% ethanol (E10.) Why? Ethanol is very hygroscopic, which means it absorbs water. Fuel with higher concentrations of alcohol will gather water from the air at a rate that can make the fuel hard to ignite. Over time, this moisture can cause corrosion of the fuel system.
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Maintenance and Troubleshooting Guide for a Honda WSP50 Pump

Honda_WSP50The Honda WSP50 is designed to handle a range of dirty, debris-filled fluids from rainwater to sewage, so it should be no surprise if the occasional snag pops up during operation. This guide will help you troubleshoot common issues and get your pump running again in no time. Continue reading

Transport and Storage Tips for Honda HRR216

Honda HRR 216When autumn replaces summer’s hot temperatures and lawn maintenance with cooler days and outdoor cleanup, it’s likely time to prepare the lawn mower for extended storage until spring. This process is absolutely essential for ensuring the long-term durability and performance of the mower, since it protects the exterior surfaces, the blades, the engine, and other key parts. Whether it’s a bit of pre-storage cleaning, or some basic preventative maintenance before the mower is placed in its semi-permanent resting place for the winter, each of these recommendations will help to prevent corrosion and damage, ensure an easier time in the spring, and reduce the number of maintenance headaches over the long-term. Continue reading

How to Service Your Honda Mid-Tine Tiller

Honda Mid-Tine TillerThroughout the spring and summer months, good tiller maintenance is absolutely essential in order to reduce costs and increase the efficiency of landscaping and maintenance work. Good maintenance will actually increase the efficiency of the tiller’s engine while reducing pollution, and a well-maintained tiller can cause less operator fatigue simply because it tends to run quieter and with less vibrations. Continue reading

Honda Mini-Tiller Service Recommendations

Honda TillerAs the weather warms up and winter becomes nothing more than a distant memory, it’s time to start preparing for planting season ahead. That means planning everything from seed variants and crops to the specific maintenance that will need to be done on plating equipment like the popular Honda Mini-Tiller. The equipment is easily one of the most common ways to prepare smaller gardens and outdoor areas for a fruitful growing season and, with a few early adjustments and fixes, the equipment can become an integral part of long-term success this year and for many more to come. Continue reading

Honda HS520 Snowblower Maintenance Tips

Honda HS 520 SnowblowerHonda’s HS520 snowblower is designed to last for years or even decades after purchase, but it must be properly maintained each year to ensure that the engine stays in peak condition for a long time to come. That often means regular oil changes, careful refueling, and a comprehensive inspections or replacement of parts like the auger and the scraper blade. Homeowners looking to protect their investment and prolong the life of their Honda HS520 should be sure to follow a few maintenance tips and guidelines to reduce the need for repairs and maximize the value of their snowblower. 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

Honda Snow Blower Parts Guide

Most homeowners already know that snow blowers are an invaluable tool against the yearly onslaught of winter. There are a number of manufacturers to choose from, but one brand seems to rise above the rest. Honda Snow Blowers are versatile and extremely useful in clearing snow from walkways, driveways and other paved areas.

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