Q. Do you mix the oil with the petrol or is it a separate please?
A. This is a 4-stroke engine, no mixing is requiered. However, it is crucial you add SAE 30 oil BEFORE starting the engine. For more info please check out this video for a quick starting guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJqBaIzqtKg
Q. Is this mower self-propelled or push along?
A. This is a self-propelled mower, you can recognise self-propelled mowers on a double bail handle.
Q. Does it have a 2 stroke or 4 stroke engine?
A. This is a 4 stroke engine, no mixing of the fuel required, just add SAE 30 oil and unleaded fuel separately to the machine.
Q. What oil does this mower need?
A. This machine needs SAE 30 Oil, available in most DIY stores.
Q. Is it a pull cord start mechanism or push button?
A. This mower has a prime&pull easy start system, which means it starts with just 3 prime pushes and 2 pulls.
Q. Does this mower have a rear roller to leave stripes?
A. No this mower doesn’t have a rear roller to leave stripes
Q. What type of petrol do you buy for this mower – 4star, diesel, unleaded?
A. Unleaded fuel and SAE 30 4 stroke oil https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qT1tz_okHaQ
Q. Does the mower come with oil for the engine?
A. No there is no oil supplied with the machine due to transport safety laws. Any traces of oil found left in the machine is due to testing prior to shipping.
Q. Are the blades metal?
A. This machine comes with a laser cut metal cutting blade, for extra sharpness, better grass collection and quieter cutting.
Q. What is the db noise level
Q. My lawnmower won’t start – what can I do?
A: First step would be check the product support section on the website for a short video that will talk you through the best way to start your lawnmower. If you are still experiencing difficulties our team of technical experts are available 7 days a week to talk through the start-up process and establish what the problem may be.
Q. When I try and pull the pull cord it seems jammed.
A. If the lawn mower has had the recommended 0.5l of SAE 30 Lawnmower oil added, this will be due to compression in the engines cylinder, engage the start stop bar and with a slow but continuous force pull the pull cord out. Alternatively remove the spark plug located on the front of the machine to relieve all compression, fit pull cord into the pull cord guide and then replace spark plug and HT cable.
Q. My lawnmower is smoking, what should I do?
A. Ensure you have put the correct grade of oil in your lawnmower, ensure the mower has not been tipped for storage or cleaning purposes, then run the mower as normal in a stationary position until the smoke clears. Once clear, check oil level again, and top up if necessary. If you are seeing any form of thick black smoke, contact the helpline immediately.
Q. My lawnmower is cutting out.
A. Check that the air filter is clear, that the spark plug is connected properly to your HT cable and that the fuel cap has not been over tightened, this should be no more than finger and thumb tight.
Q. The revs on my lawnmower are low/ high, how can I adjust them?
A. Contact our technical helpline for guided instructions on how to adjust the revs of your machine.
Q. Does it have hose connector for washing
A. No there is no connection for a garden hose
Q. Does this mulch
A. No there is no mulch plug available with this machine
Q. What engine does this use? is it a Briggs?
A. This machine is fitted with a Brigss & Stratton 500E engine delivering 140cc and 2600rpm torque.
Q. How many years is the warranty?
A. Yardforce lawnmower come with a standard 2-year manufacturer’s warranty and are supported by a technical support service which is open 7 days a week.
Q. Does this lawnmower have a push alternative together with self-propelled option?
A. there is a 41cm push mower in the range, a smaller machine with a smaller 300E Briggs & Stratton engine.