Lawn Mower (push or self-propelled) Maintenance

You have just bought a new mower. What do you do to make it perform well and last a long time?

It will probably be a 4-stroke, as they are the dominant engine used by manufacturers.
4-stroke engines have oil separate to the fuel.

Step by Step before using
You need to add the oil that is recommended in your owner’s manual, generally SAE 30 grade, and at the quantity in the manual. Most engines have dipsticks, and this is where the oil is input, and extracted when it is time to change it.
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