Ways to Maintain a Leaf Blower

In order to optimize the reliability as well as life of a leaf blower, it is important that you service and maintain it regularly. We have jot down some tips and tricks that will help you take care of your leaf blower (read our buyers guide). These tips are divided in daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance sections.

Daily maintenance

  • Below are the daily maintenance tips for your leaf blower.
  • You must clean the exterior parts of your leaf blower.
  • You should check the throttle trigger function and throttle lock safely.
  • You should check if the stop switch works properly.
  • Make sure that you clean or change the air filter of the leaf blower.
  • Properly tighten all the screws and nuts of the leaf blower.
  • See that there are no cracks on the housings.

Weekly maintenance

  • clean the spark plug from the outsideThese are the weekly maintenance tricks for your leaf blower.
  • You must check the state of tensioning spring, the starter cord, and the starter device of your leaf blower.
  • You need to check the state of the air intake of the starter device to see if it is clogged, then remove the debris.
  • You should check whether or not the anti-vibration mountings are broken.
  • You must clean the spark plug from the outside. You must also see the electrode opening after unscrewing the spark plug. If needed, replace it.
  • Ensure that you clean or change the spark arrest screen of the muffler, but not of catalytic converter mufflers.
  • Make sure that you clean the flywheel’s fan blades.

Monthly maintenance

  • You must do the below mentioned things once a month to enhance the life of your leaf blower.
  • You must flush the tank of fuel in order to remove old gasoline. Then, refill it with fresh gas and attach a fuel stabilizer to it.
  • You must test the fuel line and fuel filter and replace them if necessary.
  • You should clean the flywheel’s fan blades.
  • Test all the connections and cables of the leaf blower.
  • You need to clean the outside part of the carburetor as well as the space near it.

So, this is how you can maintain your leaf blower and add years to its life. These are some simple maintenance tips for your leaf blower, which will keep it in a nice working condition, save money and prevent any damage in the long term. It will ensure that your leaf blower is ready whenever you need it.

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