Lawn Mowers Replacing the blade on a Toro Lawn Mower

Published on March 10th, 2015 | by Turner Anderson


Replacing the Blade on a Toro Lawn Mower

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

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

Step 1:

Disconnect the spark plug before servicing your mower

Step 2:

Tip the mower on its side so the carburetor and air filter are facing up

Step 3:

Position a piece of wood between the blade and the deck to prevent the blade from moving

Step 4:

Remove the blade bolt with a socket wrench

Step 5:

Take not to how the blade is positioned before removing it, then remove the bolt and the bolt, blade adapter, and blade.

Step 6:

Put the blade adapter bracket onto the new blade and insert the blade bolt

Step 7:

Attach the blade back onto the mower and block the blades

Step 8:

Tighten the blade bolt with a socket wrench or torque wrench to the manufacturer’s recommendations

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.

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One Response to Replacing the Blade on a Toro Lawn Mower

  1. Al Noyes says:

    I’m looking for a blade driver for my brother’s 22″ Toro recycler mower. He has replaced the motor to a Briggs 126M02-1015-F1. Where can I get the adapter for the 7/8″ shaft? He’s using an “Atomic” blade.

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