MTD S53SPO 53cm Self Propelled Petrol Lawnmower - 159cc


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  • Brand: MTD
  • Catalogue number: 280/8949

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Check that the air filter is clear, that the spark plug is connected properly to your HT cable and that the fuel cap has not been over tightened, this should be no more than finger and thumb tight.
  • Ensure you have put the correct grade of oil in your lawnmower, ensure the mower has not been tipped for storage or cleaning purposes, then run the mower as normal in a stationary position until the smoke clears. Once clear, check oil level again, and top up if necessary. If you are seeing any form of thick black smoke, contact the helpline immediately.
  • First step would be check the product support section on the website for a short video that will talk you through the best way to start your lawnmower. If you are still experiencing difficulties our team of technical experts are available 7 days a week to talk through the start up process and establish what the problem may be.
  • Contact our technical helpline for guided instructions on how to adjust the revs of your machine.
  • If the Lawn mower has had the recommended 0.5l of SAE 30 Lawnmower oil added, this will be due to compression in the engines cylinder, engage the start stop bar and with a slow but continuous force pull the pull cord out. Alternatively remove the spark plug located on the front of the machine to relieve all compression, fit pull cord into the pull cord guide and then replace spark plug and HT cable.
  • We recommend SAE 30 lawnmower oil but any four stroke lawnmower/garden tool oil of the rating 10w30 is fine.

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If you need advice about your product, please in the first instance contact the support provider using the number on this support page. If your product has developed a fault or you need to return it then please visit our most up to date returns policy here.

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