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Fuel Tips for Gasoline Lawn Mowers and Snow Blowers

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Wondering what type of gasoline to put in your lawn mower or snow blower? Or are you having trouble starting your mower? A Toro lawn mower maintenance expert explains what kind of gasoline to use and provides other lawn mower fuel tips, highlighted below, in Toro’s Mower Minute: Fuel Facts. – Most lawn mowers and snow blowers use ethanol-gasoline blends up to E10 (10% ethanol). Read the Engine Operator’s manual…

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How To Register Your Toro Product

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This video will give you quick instruction of how to complete your product registration online at Toro.com/register. Registering your product will ensure notification of important updates and expedite warranty service should it be necessary. Visit www.toro.com/helpcenter for more helpful lawn mower maintenance videos.

Man removing a Mower Deck - Toro TimeCutter

How to Remove a Mower Deck

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Learn how to remove and replace the mowing deck on Toro TimeCutter riding lawn mowers. TimeCutter Zero-Turn mowers offer easy maintenance and this video provides step by step instructions on servicing the lawn mower deck. After removing the lawn mower deck it is easy to maintenance the lawn mower blades, sharpen the lawn mower blades, clean the mowing deck and even add a recycling kit. Review safety information and relevant…

E10 fuel cap on lawn mower

Look Before You Pump — and Buy the Right Fuel for Your Outdoor Power Equipment

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Most outdoor power equipment was not built, designed or warranted to run on fuel greater than E10, and using higher ethanol blends can damage or destroy it. In fact, using any fuel that contains more than 10 percent ethanol is illegal to use in outdoor power equipment. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute encourages you to “look before you pump” to ensure it is the right fuel for your outdoor power…

Man lawn striping backyard with mower

How to Stripe Your Lawn – 30” Lawn Striping System

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It’s easy to stripe your lawn with the Toro 30” lawn striping system. It’s made specifically for the Toro 30” Timemaster mower. Easy to attach, fill with basic clean sand and you’re ready to stripe your lawn. Create beautiful ball-field designs.

Replacing Toro Lawn Mower Air Filter

How to Replace Your Lawn Mower Air Filter

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Protect your mower against dirt and debris by checking your air filter. Follow these steps to check your air filter 2 to 3 times per season.

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Adjusting the Self Propel on an All Wheel Drive Toro Mower

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Watch how to adjust the self propel traction on a Toro all-wheel drive lawn mower. The self propel drive is what gives the wheels power and works by a cable that’s attached to the traction adjustment knob on the Toro mower handle. Whenever you install new self-propel cables or if the self propel drive is out of adjustment, adjust the self-propel drive to ensure the drive system works correctly. The…

The Science of Toro Recycling

Toro The Science of Recycling

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Using a mower that recycles your clippings doesn’t just make mowing faster and easier. Toro actually developed a completely different cutting system to do the most good for your grass… and the environment. On Toro Recycler mowers, the shape of the cutting chamber was designed to keep the grass clippings airborne. And it’s got these deflectors that “kick” the grass back through the specially designed blades. Now this is key…

Man sharpening Lawn Mower Blades - Toro TimeCutter

How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades – Toro TimeCutter

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Learn how to sharpen lawn mower blades easily with these instructions for Toro TimeCutter zero-turn riding lawn mowers. Mower blade maintenance helps ensure a clean cut and reduces grass shredding or tearing. Prior to sharpening, make sure to review safety information in the operator’s manual. To repair small dents in a Toro TimeCutter blade, safely remove the blade from the mower deck and secure the center of the blade, as…

Man doing Lawn Mower Blade Maintenance on Toro TimeCutter

Lawn Mower Blade Maintenance Instructions – Toro TimeCutter

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This video provides instructions on how to service lawn mower blades on Toro TimeCutter riding lawn mowers. Sharp lawn mower blades provide a clean cut and reduce grass shredding for a professional, high quality cut. You will need to remove the mower deck in order to loosen the blade bolts and remove them for service. See the Toro how-to video on removing a mower deck for more information. Check the…