Published on April 24th, 2015 | by Kimberly Myers6
How to Replace the Blades on a Husqvarna Riding Mower
Is your lawn not quite as nice as it used to be after being cut?
It could be time to replace or sharpen your mower blades! It might seem a bit nerve wracking to deal with those big blades, but it’s easy! Check out these 7 steps to replace your Husqvarna Riding Mower Blade!
Things you will need:
- Husqvarna Riding Mower
- New Blade
- Ratchet or socket
- Heavy Cloth
- Heavy Gloves
Raise mower deck to highest position.
Wear heavy leather gloves.
Wrap cutting edge of blade with heavy cloth.
Using the recommended ratchet or socket remove blades by turning the bolt counter clockwise.
Before replacing blades make sure the fines of the blades face upward towards the deck and mandrel assembly.
Align center hole of blade with the star on the mandrel so that it fits securely.
Re-attach blade bolt.
- Turn off the engine, and remove the key from the ignition, for added safety, you can unplug the spark plug
- Never use your bare hands when handling the mower blades, even though they need replaced, they may still be very sharp
Jack’s Safety Tips: Before servicing or repairing any power equipment, disconnect the spark plug and battery cables. Remember to wear appropriate safety glasses and gloves to protect against harmful chemicals and debris. View our Disclaimer.