Tips For The Preventative Care Of Your Weed Eater. The best way to get the best service from your weed eater is to take the proper maintenance tips which are mean to preventatively care for the machine. You need to refer to your owner’s manual to find the necessary maintenance instructions for your weed eater. Here, we are going to show you some of the key things that you need to do to prevent problems from happening to your weed eater. You need to clean around the spark plugs, while the engine is cool. You need to remove it to see they need to be replaced. When you are returning them, make sure that you follow the instructions in the owner’s manual.. Ensure that you clean or replace your air and fuel filters and depending on your filter, you may need to reapply a coating of oil. Remember, filters stop dust and debris from entering the machine and if your filters are dirty, they will let that dust and debris in.. Make sure that if it is necessary, you adjust the idle speed of your weed eater if you live at higher elevations. You may also need to grease the machine’s driveshaft connection so that you can effectively use the attachments.. Always remember to use dish soap and a damp cloth to clean the weed eater.. Use your owner’s manual to learn about the necessary specifications for your weed eater’s oil-to-gas ratio, especially if you own a two-cycle engine. If you own a four-cycle engine weed eater, it may need a more regular oil change. Remember if you aren’t going to use the unit for at least a month, you should drain the tank of any remaining gas in it. If you are looking for small engine repair services in Ottawa, mobile car battery boosting, lawn mower and lawn tractor repairs and tune-ups, or snow blower repairs then give us a call to book your mobile small engine repair today. We fix, repair, and tune-up small engines such as lawn mowers and snow blowers. The best part is that we come to you so no more waiting in line or traveling back and forth to fix your small engine equipment.