Riding Mower and Tractor Articles and Videos

Learn how to get the most from your lawn tractor or riding mower with these articles and how-to videos from Sears PartsDirect. If you need step-by-step instructions for repairing your lawn tractor or riding mower, check out our riding mower DIY repair guides.

Riding Mower and Tractor Common Questions

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Riding Mower and Tractor Common Questions

You might find the answers to your questions about your riding mower or lawn tractor in this list of frequently asked questions.

Riding Mower and Tractor Common Parts Glossary

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Riding Mower and Tractor Common Parts Glossary

Browse a list of parts most often replaced on riding mowers and lawn tractors, and find out what each part does.

How to Change the Engine Oil in Your Lawn Tractor

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How to Change the Engine Oil in Your Lawn Tractor

These 7 steps explain how to change the engine oil in your lawn tractor or riding mower.

How to Replace a Lawn Tractor Blade Video

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How to Replace a Lawn Tractor Blade Video

See how to replace a damaged lawn tractor blade so your lawn can get a clean cut again.

How to Charge a Lawn Tractor Battery Video

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How to Charge a Lawn Tractor Battery Video

When your lawn tractor's battery runs out of juice, follow these steps to safely recharge it using an automotive battery charger.

How to Replace a Deck Belt on a Lawn Tractor Video

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How to Replace a Deck Belt on a Lawn Tractor Video

Replace the deck belt on your riding mower when it shows signs of wear; this video shows how.

How to Clean the Air Filter in a Lawn Tractor

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How to Clean the Air Filter in a Lawn Tractor

Cleaning the air filter in a lawn tractor takes just minutes and improves engine performance.

How to Mow a Lawn for Healthier Grass

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How to Mow a Lawn for Healthier Grass

How often and tall you mow your lawn has a big impact on its health. Check out these 3 rules.

Why Does My Lawn Tractor Cut Unevenly?

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Why Does My Lawn Tractor Cut Unevenly?

Following these 7 tips will help you achieve a well-manicured lawn.

How to Find the Briggs & Stratton Engine Model Number on a Riding Mower Video

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How to Find the Briggs & Stratton Engine Model Number on a Riding Mower Video

See locations you should check to find the Briggs & Stratton engine model number on your riding lawn mower.

How to Keep Grass Clippings from Sticking to a Mower Deck

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How to Keep Grass Clippings from Sticking to a Mower Deck

Prevent your mower deck from rusting by following our advice for keeping grass clippings from sticking.

When to Maintain a Zero-Turn Lawn Tractor

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When to Maintain a Zero-Turn Lawn Tractor

Learn what you can do to keep your zero-turn lawn tractor cutting well.

Easy DIY Riding Lawn Mower Repairs

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Easy DIY Riding Lawn Mower Repairs

Read about a few of the easy-to-do repairs that you can do yourself on a riding lawn mower or lawn tractor.

How to Tune Up a Riding Lawn Mower Video

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How to Tune Up a Riding Lawn Mower Video

Learn how to change the oil, oil filter, air filter, spark plug and fuel filter.

Jump-Starting a Riding Lawn Mower Battery Video

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Jump-Starting a Riding Lawn Mower Battery Video

Learn how to connect cables safely to jump-start your mower’s battery.

6 Weeks to a Better Lawn

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6 Weeks to a Better Lawn

Do these 5 things this spring for a lawn that's healthier all summer.

Troubleshooting Tips If a Riding Mower Won't Start

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Troubleshooting Tips If a Riding Mower Won't Start

A dead battery, a bad ignition switch or a dirty spark plug are a few reasons why a riding mower won't start. Learn how you can fix the problem.

Storing Your Lawn Tractor for Winter

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Storing Your Lawn Tractor for Winter

Take these steps before storing your lawn tractor for the winter will help it run better and save you time next spring when yard care season rolls around.