Winterizing Motorized Garden Equipment (C 1073) University of Georgia Extension Nothing is more frustrating than pulling your lawn mower or tiller out of the shed from a long winter's nap and not being able to get it to crank. Often, this is the result of improper winterization of equipment. Here is a quick guide on how to properly store small engines longterm, so they will be ready to fire up and perform the next time they are needed. Also covered is how to tell if you have a fuel issue. A checklist for winterizing tools is also included. By following these maintenance steps, your motor will be prepared for long-term storage. 2016-02-18 21:29:31.397 2015-12-24 10:29:21.303 Winterizing Motorized Garden Equipment | Publications | UGA Extension Skip to content

Winterizing Motorized Garden Equipment (C 1073)

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Nothing is more frustrating than pulling your lawn mower or tiller out of the shed from a long winter's nap and not being able to get it to crank. Often, this is the result of improper winterization of equipment. Here is a quick guide on how to properly store small engines longterm, so they will be ready to fire up and perform the next time they are needed. Also covered is how to tell if you have a fuel issue. A checklist for winterizing tools is also included. By following these maintenance steps, your motor will be prepared for long-term storage.

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Published on Nov 24, 2015