How to Replace Husqvarna Mower Tires

Even durable mower tires like the ones made by Husqvarna must be replaced after driving over a nail. Tires can be replaced by technicians, but that can be costly. However, with a little patience and the correct replacement tire from Husqvarna, a homeowner can replace tires at home, saving a lot of money on repair costs.

Step 1

Place the tractor on a flat surface so it the tractor will not fall over once it is lifted up.

Step 2

Slide a jack under the engine frame. If you have a tractor lift, place it under the tractor's front bumper. Jack up or lift the tractor so that the damaged tire is off the ground.

Step 3

Pop the rubber axle cover off the center of the wheel with a flat screwdriver. If it has been a while since it has been popped off, this might take a few seconds.

Step 4

Unscrew the bolt with a 3/8-inch wrench. A washer and retaining ring will fall behind the bolt.

Step 5

Remove the tire from the axle.

Step 6

Pry the tire off the wheel with a flat screwdriver by applying pressure with the screwdriver's head in between the tire and wheel.

Step 7

Slide the new tire on the wheel once you pop the damaged tire off.

Step 8

Push the new tire and wheel onto the axle. Slide the washer and retaining ring over the axle.

Step 9

Screw the bolt over the retaining ring with the wrench. Place the rubber axle cover over the bolt.

Step 10

Lower the jack or tractor lift.