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Toro Lawn Mower Brake Cable Replacement #115-8437

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the brake cable on a Toro lawn mower. The most common reason for replacing the brake cable is when the mower engine won’t start.

All of the information for this brake cable replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Toro, Lawn Boy

Tools needed: combo wrench, needle-nose pliers

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you begin the repair, make sure the mower’s engine has cooled and remove the wire and boot from the spark plug.
2
Your first step is to push the bail lever forward and remove the “z”-end of the old brake cable from the lever.
3
Next, pull the brake cable forward and remove the “z”-end from the engine control.
4
Use a small flathead screwdriver to depress the locking tabs to release the cable from the control bracket.
5
Please note the position of the traction cable in the ignition switch bracket, then, if applicable, use a 7/16th inch socket to remove the nut and washer securing the bracket and cable guide.
6
Pull the old brake cable away from the bracket, rotate the cable upwards to remove and free it from any remaining cable guides.
7
Install the new brake cable by inserting it into the handle and rotating down to lock it into place.
8
Align the cable with the ignition switch bracket and, if applicable, secure the bracket with the nut and washer. Make sure the traction cable is positioned appropriately.
9
Route the new brake cable through the guide.
10
Snap the cable into the control bracket and insert the “z”-end into the control lever.
11
Now insert the other end of the cable into the bail lever.
12
With the repair complete, you can now reattach the spark plug wire and boot.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the brake cable on a Toro lawn mower. The most common reason for replacing the brake cable is when the mower engine won’t start.

All of the information for this brake cable replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Toro, Lawn Boy

Tools needed: combo wrench, needle-nose pliers
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you begin the repair, make sure the mower’s engine has cooled and remove the wire and boot from the spark plug.
2
Your first step is to push the bail lever forward and remove the “z”-end of the old brake cable from the lever.
3
Next, pull the brake cable forward and remove the “z”-end from the engine control.
4
Use a small flathead screwdriver to depress the locking tabs to release the cable from the control bracket.
5
Please note the position of the traction cable in the ignition switch bracket, then, if applicable, use a 7/16th inch socket to remove the nut and washer securing the bracket and cable guide.
6
Pull the old brake cable away from the bracket, rotate the cable upwards to remove and free it from any remaining cable guides.
7
Install the new brake cable by inserting it into the handle and rotating down to lock it into place.
8
Align the cable with the ignition switch bracket and, if applicable, secure the bracket with the nut and washer. Make sure the traction cable is positioned appropriately.
9
Route the new brake cable through the guide.
10
Snap the cable into the control bracket and insert the “z”-end into the control lever.
11
Now insert the other end of the cable into the bail lever.
12
With the repair complete, you can now reattach the spark plug wire and boot.

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