An electric lawn mower is not cheap and one must be careful when using it. You should also make sure that you always keep the electric lawn mower’s parts clean and without any damage if you want to use it for a longer period of time.
In case of a Corded Electric Lawn Mower, you need to take extra care of the power cord and in a Cordless Electric Lawn Mower, you need to maintain the battery and take special care of it if you don’t want to damage your Electric Lawn Mower anytime soon.
Wondering how you can achieve that? Just follow the below-mentioned tips to keep your cord and battery working efficiently.
Cordless Electric Lawn Mower
As already discusses, you need to maintain the battery in your Cordless Electric Lawn Mower if you want to use your battery for a longer time and want to prolong your lawn mower’s life with it too.
An electric lawn mower battery isn’t cheap so if you damage it soon, you would increase the maintenance cost of your cordless electric lawn mower.
Make sure you follow the below steps to maintain your battery:
- Make sure that you never drain your battery of its complete energy as fully-discharging a lead-acid battery tends to reduce its storage capacity by a significant amount. So, make sure there is always a little charge left in your battery whenever you are using it.
- Always keep your battery consistently charged and avoid overcharging it. A lot of battery chargers are smart and have a feature to protect your battery once it is fully discharged but most of the battery chargers don’t come with this feature so you have to disconnect your battery from the charger if you want to prevent any damages.
- Always keep an eye on your battery components and make sure that none of the components are damaged. Make sure you see no sign of wear or tear on your battery, charger, cord, etc.
- When you are not using your batteries for a long time, be sure to store it properly and maintain it in every 2 or 3 months. This includes charging your battery to its full capacity and then storing it in an adequate place.
Corded Electric Lawn Mower
You need to take special care of the cord in a Corded Electric Lawn Mower because if the cord gets frayed or damaged, it could cut the electrical flow to your motor and will result in your lawn motor not working anymore.
So, keep an eye on your cord and make sure that it is not damaged before you plug it in to mow the lawn. Make sure that the power cord is properly insulated and there is no damage to the cord, connectors, casings, etc.
If you do see a damage, then you need to fix it by replacing the power cord or by using an electrical tape to cover the cracked parts.