DIY Riding Mower and Tractor Repair

Why is it that the lawn seems to grow faster when your riding mower isn't working well? Fortunately, you can fix your riding mower or lawn tractor yourself, with the help of Sears PartsDirect’s DIY repair advice.

To avoid many problems, keep your riding mower well-maintained by tuning up the engine

each season.

We have video tips for leveling a mower deck so your mower cuts the yard evenly every time you mow. If your lawn tractor battery dies, avoid vehicle and mower damage by following the procedures in our video on jump-starting a riding lawn mower battery.

For help resolving engine problems, follow tips in the troubleshooting videos on our articles and videos page. If the mower is completely dead, watch this video. Check out the tips in this troubleshooting video if the engine spins but the mower won’t start when you turn the key.

Once you find the cause of a failure and get the part you need to fix the mower, use the applicable DIY repair guide to help you replace the part.