MTD: For a Growing World.

Diagnose & Troubleshoot Push Mowers

Select one of the symptoms below to find possible causes and common solutions

Common Symptoms:

Mower mulches grass poorly

Possible Causes Corrective Actions

1Wet grass

Do not mow wet grass, wait until grass is dry

Excessively high grass

Mow once at high cutting height then at desired height. Make a narrower cutting swath

Engine is not running at full throttle (RPMs are low)

Make sure throttle is at full throttle

Dull blade

Sharpen or replace blade