Servicing & Repairs

Our highly equipped in house workshop offers fast and efficient servicing for most makes of lawnmowers, garden tractors and garden equipment. 

 

Our Highly  trained technicians can diagnose your garden machinery when you are booking it in for its service so we can advise you on any extra costs before any work is carried out, giving you piece of mind. 

We can supply a high class service to leading brands of garden machinery using genuine parts so your product stays original from the day you purchased it.  We supply servicing to hedge cutters, chain saws, strimmers, brush-cutters, scarifiers, rotavators, tillers, leaf blowers, lawn mowers, lawn tractors, garden tractors, out front ride on mowers, robotic mowers, highway mowers commercial mowers, in fact all ground care products.   We also supply servicing to construction tools such as stone cutters, compactor plates, drills and many more.

We also offer sharpening for chainsaws as well as offering replacement chains and also sharpen hand tools such as shears. 

We are the main service agents for most major manufacturers such as Briggs and Stratton, Kawasaki, AL-KO , Gardencare, STIGA, , Westwood , Countax , WEIBANG, ALLETT, Lawn King, Rover Mitox, Truxta and many more. 

We use Aspen fuel in our workshop on all repairs plus we have it on sale, please talk to us about the benefits of using Aspen fuel in all your products. 

We offer a collection and delivery service throughout the year. 

Call us to discuss your requirements and to arrange collection if necessary on 01629 823783

Our  team of trained technicians are - 

Darek

Darek is highly regarded though out the midlands as one of best horticultural technicians  you will ever meet. With over 25 years experience your product is truly in good hands. Plus no one can service and repair a two stroke product like he can.

Stephen

Stephen has a high knowledge of the garden machinery world and can assist you with any fault you may come across. Stephen has gone through a intense engine course with Brigs & Stratton, within which he has been awarded with a Master Service technician certificate.  A MST is not brought it has to be earned and kept up to date every year.  He is also trained in the agricultural world, leading the way for technical repairs and service to commercial products. 

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Here at SGP we take the regular servicing of a product very seriously with a intense service program to ensure your product is in tip top condition throughout the season.

Here is just brief run down of what we carry out on a typical service to a ride on mower.

  • Book in and record any numbers related to the product so it can be efficiently tracked through our service department.

  • A quick assessment will be carried out to discover any faults outside the normal service.

  • Guards and covers are removed inc a removal and strip down of cutter housing on a ride on mower before a gentle clean with our pressure washer is carried out. Sometimes a tractor can take up to an hour to this point alone

  • Then it is brought on to our ramps and work benches to have its service carried out

  • The engine cowling (cover) is removed to allow access to the ignition and cooling aspects of the engine.

  • Cooling fins are blown out.

  • Ignition system checked and reset if needed.

  • Spark plug removed and checked for any signs of poor running.

  • Fit new spark plug.

  • Air filter housing removed. 

  • Carburetor removed. 

  • Carburetor striped.

  • Carburetor cleaned and rebuilt.

  • Replace fuel diaphragm if fitted.

  • Refit carburetor and reset.

  • Reset governor.

  • Valve cover removed ( 4 Stroke only ). 

  • Valves checked and reset. Valve cover seal checked. Valve cover re-fitted. 

  • Fuel system checked and fuel tank cleaned.

  • Replace fuel filter (and pipes if needed).

  • De-carbonize engine exhaust point (Two strokes only).

  • Re-fit engine cowling.

  • Replace air filter if needed.

  • Run engine to operating temperature.

  • Drain engine oil.

  • Replace oil filter.

  • Refill engine oil. 

  • Check PTO clutch.

  • Check drive belt, guide and idler pulleys. 

  • Check transmission oil level and quality.

  • Clean and reset brakes.

  • Check and lubricate all moving parts

  • Check steering and alignment.

  • Check for correct tyre pressure.

  • Carry out cutting system service.

  • Check belts drive and idler pulleys.

  • Check cutter bearing.

  • Sharpen & balance cutter blades or replace.

  • Lubricate cutter housing's moving parts.

  • Rebuild and refit cutter housing to the tractor.

  • Reset cutter housing level, side to side - front to back,

  • Run machine and test for correct operation.

  • Test all safety switches.

  • Reset service indicator.

  • Report and produce estimate for any other maintenance need.  

  • Spray with a protective and plastic preserver spray.

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This is only brief example of what we do to a ride on mower which is in for a service. 

 

We use genuine and high quality OEM after market parts. Our Stens service parts come with 1 Year manufactures warranty to insure you only receive the best parts available

we recommend genuine parts where possible but if you're on a budget then we recommend Stens after market parts for high quality and 1 year parts warranty as standard

NO OTHER AFTER MARKET HIGH QUALITY PARTS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE GARDEN MACHINERY TRADE!

Can your service department guarantee parts warranty for 1 whole year? 

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Estimated service cost
Effective from June 2022

Electric rotary lawnmowers: from £32.50 + parts + VAT

Petrol Rotary lawnmowers: from £80 + parts + VAT

Handheld machinery: from £60 + parts + VAT

Small Rider mowers from £160 + VAT

Ride-on front engine lawnmowers: from £175 + parts + VAT

Domestic Walk behind cylinder mowers from £100  + parts = VAT

Commercial Walk behind cylinder mowers from £160  + parts = VAT

Commercial ride on mowers from P.O.A 

Robot Mowers from £160 + parts + VAT

Collection & Delivery Service 

We offer a collection service, Prices start from £12.50 + vat for small machinery and £25 + vat for ride on mowers and prices will very depending on distance so get in touch for quote

Peace of mind - No repair will be carried out until any inspection has been carried out on your machinery by our team of trained Technicians to identify the work and parts needed and provide you with a quote. 

 

We take the right to charge the amounts bellow as up front at the time of booking or Should you choose for any reason not to go ahead with the repair or if the machinery is deemed beyond economical repair, there will be a token/charge payment of.

£30 + VAT handheld machinery

£36 + Vat for walk behind lawnmowers

£80 + VAT for ride-on lawnmowers. 

The inspection charge can be redeemed if you were to buy a new item from us in a form of store credit 

Disclaimer

  • The prices shown on this page are only a guide and may be a lower or higher charge.

  • Commercial means the spec of a product NOT the intended use. 

  • Cutter size is only a guide. 

  • Any other maintenance needed will be quoted and charged at our hourly rate. 

  • We reserve the rights to amend prices shown but not if your product is already booked in.  

  • Repair Quotes may be under or over estimated by 10% of the total value. 

  • Inspection fees do not cover reassembly, this is a extra charge if required. 

​Many thanks from all of the team at SGP