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Maintenance Schedule: Commercial 21
After the first 5 hours
  • Change the engine oil.
Before each use or daily
  • Check the engine oil level.
  • Check the stopping time of the blade brake. The blade must stop within 3 seconds of releasing the bail; if it does not, contact and Authorized Service Dealer for repair.
  • Check the mower blades and the engine mounting fasteners.
  • Check for loose hardware.
  • Clean the grass build-up from under the deck.
  • Clean the discharge tunnel and plug.
Every 25 hours
  • Clean the foam pre-cleaner (Kawasaki Units).
  • Clean the cover, base, foam and paper elements (Honda Units).
Every 40 hours
  • Check the condition of the belt(s).
Every 50 hours
  • Change the engine oil. (May need more often under severe conditions.)
  • Grease the pivot arms.
  • Clean under the belt cover (self-propelled models only).
  • Clean the blade brake clutch shield.
  • Check for leaks in the fuel systems and /or deteriorating fuel hose.
Every 100 hours
  • Change the oil filter (Kawasaki Units Only).
  • Service the wheels.
  • Grease the gear case (self-propelled units only).
  • Check the spark plugs.
  • For Blade Brake Clutch Units: Adjust the blade brake cable.
  • Clean the fuel filter element (Kawasaki Units Only).
Every 250 hours
  • Replace the air filter elements (Honda Units). (May need more often if they are damaged or excessively dirty.)
Every 300 hours
  • Replace the paper air filter (Kawasaki Units). (May need more often in dusty conditions. See the Engine manual for additional information.)
  • Lubricate the gear case (self-propelled units only)
Yearly or before storage
  • Empty the fuel tank before repairs as directed or before storage.
Note: Our operator’s manual details the steps and procedures for the above items.
           To download the operator’s manual, please click here.

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