MTD S53MSPB Self-Propelled Mulching Lawnmower

The MTD S53MSPB could be ideal if you have need of a larger petrol lawnmower but don’t want the hassle of constantly emptying grass clippings from the collector. The S53MSPB is a 53cm self propelled mower that mulches the clippings as it goes along eliminating the need for a grass bag. This lawnmower is available from the mainstream retailers such…

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Sanli LS4240 42cm Steel Deck Petrol Lawnmower

I recently spotted the Sanli LS4240 42cm petrol lawnmower on sale and on paper it looks worth considering. Unlike many smaller petrol mowers the Sanli LS4240 has a steel cutting deck rather than a plastic one. Specifications include: 42cm cutting width Steel deck 135 OHV petrol engine Cutting height adjustable via a single lever 55 litre grass collector Wheels run…

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Lidl 42cm Petrol Push Mower (and some alternatives)

Lidl are advertising an own brand Florabest 42cm  petrol engine push lawnmower for £139. This seems to be a new model for 2016 smaller than those they have sold in previous years. As always with these Lidl and Aldi offers they are strictly while stocks last. Specifications look to include a 42cm cutting width, a 45 litre grass collector and…

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Karcher pressure washer problems – pulsating and leaking while trigger is off

I keep coming across stories of people with Karcher pressure washers experiencing problems with leaks and a pulsing from the machine when the trigger is off. People have even filmed their machines doing this and posted the videos to YouTube, I’ve included two below. The issue seems to be caused by hairline cracks forming in the cylinder head of the…

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Need a Karcher Pressure Washer Instruction Manual?

So you put the instruction book for you pressure washer somewhere safe and now you need it you can’t remember where that safe place was. If it is a Karcher pressure washer you are in luck as they make their user manuals available to download in PDF format from their website.

Replacing the Outlet Connector on a Karcher Electric Pressure Washer

A comprehensive video from American spares supplier eReplacementParts.com. ?For a British mail order spares supplier try Buyspares. How to Replace the Outlet Connector on a Karcher Electric Pressure Washer

Video demonstrating using a pressure washer without mains water

Here is a video from Karcher TV called How to use a Kärcher pressure washer with a water butt showing how you don’t need a mains water supply to use a pressure washer.

Nilfisk C110 Pressure Washer Video Review

Here is a video review of the Nilfisk C110 Pressure Washer made by the DIY Doctor web site at the Orchardleigh Golf Club.

Replacing the Motor Capacitor on a Karcher Electric Pressure Washer

A video from Mark at eReplacementparts showing how to change the motor capacitor on a Karcher pressure washer. This capacitor is there to kick start the electric motor. eReplacementparts are an American spare supplier but for those of us in the UK there are mail order online spares companies such as Buyspares.

Karcher Pump Disassembly & Reassembly Video

If you need to do any work on the pump of your Karcher pressure washer the video below could prove very useful. In ten minutes Mark takes you through a complete strip down, starting with removing the pressure washers outer casing right through to breaking the pump down into individual components, he then offers useful advice as he puts it…

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