4 Signs it's Time to Change Your Lawn Mower Tire

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Published on March 6, 2014

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4 signs it’s time to change your lawn mower tire : 4 signs it’s time to change your lawn mower tire After a few years of cutting grass, your lawn mower’s tires could start to show wear and tear. Look for these four signs that it’s time for you to replace those tires so you can mow your lawn safely. 1. Your Tread Is Dead: 1. Your Tread Is Dead Dead Tread Problems Bad traction on dry ground No traction on wet grass Solution Check the tread regularly to make sure you’re not working harder than necessary when you mow your lawn Insert a penny into the groove with Lincoln’s head right side up If you see all of Lincoln’s head, then you should change the tire You can also use a tire gauge if you happen to own one How To Check Tread 805-530-6596 2. You Spot Dry Rot : 2. You Spot Dry Rot Dry Rot Problems Happens earlier than usual if you don’t mow very often Dry rot makes tires unreliable Could lead to Blow Out Serious safety issue, especially for riding lawn mowers You never know when a dry rot tire will fall apart Solution Check regularly for dry rot, even if you use a push mower Look for cracks forming in the rubber Replace tire when you see the cracks Rubber tires can last for years, but they will eventually get dry rot. Look for cracks like those in this picture. 805-530-6596 3. You Notice That the Lawn Mower Wobbles: 3. You Notice That the Lawn Mower Wobbles Problems Your lawn mower wobbles significantly Manufacturers design lawn mowers to wobble a little Without stable wheels, your grass will look like someone with a bad haircut Solution Rule out Other Problems Check the axle nut—if it needs adjusting/tightening, your tires are not the problem Check Tires for Deformation If the axle is fine, check to see if the tires are uneven in any way Replace misshapen or damaged wheels 805-530-6596 4. You Lose Air Pressure Quickly: 4 . You Lose Air Pressure Quickly Problems Filling a tire with air frequently = Tire has a Hole You’re probably spending a lot of time filing it over and over You shouldn’t have to put air in lawn mower the tires very often Some air will lead during normal use, but many people find that they don’t even need to refill tires every year Solution If you find yourself frequently pumping air into your tire Replace It or patch it with Tire Sealant . 805-530-6596

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