Lawn Mowers Replacing the Mower Blade on a Snapper Lawn Mower

Published on March 10th, 2015 | by Turner Anderson


Replacing the Blade on a Snapper Lawn Mower

Watch our video on how to replace the blade on a Snapper lawn mower.

Keep your mower blades sharp to give your lawn a cleaner cut and to keep your lawn healthy. This video shows you how to safely remove and install a Snapper mower blade.

Recommended Tools: Socket wrench/torque wrench, safety gloves, blade lock tool or block of wood.

Step 1:

Disconnect the spark plug

Step 2:

Tip the mower on it’s side, be sure the air filter and carburetor are facing up

Step 3:

Clamp the blade lock tool to the side of the mower deck, this will prevent the blade from rotating during removal

Step 4:

Loosen the blade bolt with a socket wrench, then remove the the bolt and the washer, before removing the blade take notice to how they are positioned, then remove the blade.

Step 5:

Insert the blade bolt into the new blade and attach it back onto the blade adapter

Step 6:

Once the bolt is threaded, tighten it with the socket wrench, or preferably a torque wrench (see owner’s manual for suggested amount of torque), once tightened, remove the blade lock device




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2 Responses to Replacing the Blade on a Snapper Lawn Mower

  1. Rudie E. Followell says:

    I just started using your site on how-to,It`s awsome,thanks for the good works

  2. Frank Marcouiller says:

    Would like to read or see instructions on replacing a spindle belt on a Snapper rear engine mower. I have an SR1433.

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