Step 2: Disconnect the spark plug

IMPORTANT: Disconnect teh spark plug to prevent accidental machine turn-on
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Before continuing with the remaining maintenance steps, it's very important that you disconnect the spark plug to prevent the mower from kick-starting accidentally, which could lead to serious injury.
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    Tools List

    • gloves
      Gloves
    • socket wrench
      Socket wrench
    • putty knife
      Putty knife
    • Wire brush
    • Nut screwdriver
      Nut screwdriver

    Shopping List

    1. Fuel stabilizer

    2. SAE-30 oil

    3. Pan
    for emptying old fluids

    4. Tarp
    to ensure quick clean-up after emptying old fluids

    5. Filter
    new paper or sponge filter to replace the old one

    6. Spark plug
    to replace old one, and guarantee a smooth start come next spring