Lawn Mowers Replacing the Mower Blade on a Honda Lawn Mower

Published on March 10th, 2015 | by Turner Anderson

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Replacing the Blades on a Honda Lawn Mower

Watch our video on how to replace the blades on a Honda 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 Honda mower blades.

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

Step 1:

Disconnect the spark plug

Step 2:

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

Step 3:

Wedge a  piece of wood between the blade and deck, then unscrew the blade bolts with a socket wrench, once they are loose, thread them out by hand

Step 4:

Position the two new blades together properly and thread in the bolts

Step 5:

Block the blades with the wood again and use a socket wrench to tighten the bolts

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5 Responses to Replacing the Blades on a Honda Lawn Mower

  1. Mary says:

    What size torque wrench should I use to change blades on my Honda lawn mower and is it really necessary?

  2. Ben says:

    Between the blade and the engine there’s a square metal piece, it looks like it needs to be replaced how do i order that piece?

  3. Sal says:

    Hey Turner, Sal here, have a honda HRX2172HXA BE MAGA1692770, self propelled mower.
    Its about 4yrs old, becoming a DIY Fan, attempted to replace broken drive belt. Have new honda belt on and in place, made the mistake of taking to much apart by removing mounting bolts for engine and flat metal rings on under side of deck, as trying to remove debry shields. Ready to re assemble but having trouble remembering what correct sequence of replacing parts. Any chance of seeing a video or parts blow up of cronalogical correct reassembly, under deck. Thanks for Your consideration. Sal

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