I believe it is Bunnings who are legally responsible. I bought Rover mower I4000 engine from Bunnings The service centre told me that this is a chinese model that built to be so cheap in order to sell in big warehouses, as in bunnings. Second time I used it, took me close to two hours for it to start up. I rang Bunnings and they referred me to to a registered Rover mower service centre. He told me that even if he fixed it, it might break again later on.
I'm pretty sure it is only on its second set. Edit: Strange thing is these mowers are listed on the Rover web site. How many of these trashy mowers have Bunnings sold? It was ironic to read Rover mowers Quality Statement on their website after this experience! I went to Bunnings to try to buy a spark plug in case it could be the reason with its wrench, but there were no parts for Rover mowers I ended up buying Victa one that was not compatible. Bunnings also knowingly sell several plumbing products that are not compliant with plumbing regulations when installed. I tried to contact Rover mowers asking for help. I was looking on Gumtree for a cheap second hand lawnmower and came across this one: 15 month old lawn mower.
From traditional lawn mowers with a range of engine, mulching and catcher options, to line trimmers with a versatile range of attachments, and battery powered garden tools, you will love the practical and time saving features that make Rover a Gardener's best friend. There is sure to be a Rover ride on lawn mower to fit your needs, with compact styling and a choice of deck sizes, transmissions, telescopic steering and many other features that make big jobs easy. Covers Mowers, Mulchers, Trimmers etc In new condition, lots of exploded diagrams of all parts. Mower was gone in less than an hour. Marked J61 on the back.
Third time I used it, the chord broke after about 30 attempts. Never allow children or people unfamiliar with these instructions to use the mower. Reference Material used and planned to be used in the various pages on this website. My Rover i5500 engine is going just fine, the choke setup is the same that was on my old 3. Not sure if this is for mowers. The old belt may still have the numbers on it.
Depending on the size of the mower the drive belts can be different sizes. That international reputation is constructed on a foundation of quality in design, manufacturing and business systems. No problem with starting, starts on the first pull. Again, I heard the same wisdom about the mower quality. Of course Bunnings are washing their hands of it and have said it is the vendors problem and not theirs. The cheaper ones that you pick up in the local hardware store etc.
Your ground drive belt may just need replacing. Thanks whirlpoolians I to brought the rover i4000 two weeks ago,but because of the rain had not put any oil or petrol in it. Even just a few sentences about how so many have failed that they're no longer accepting them for repair. And I will never waste money on a Chonda again. Therefore, he made the decision not to service this series of rover mowers! Grubby covers, tear at bottom front cover, inside fairly clean and readable. Tri fold pamphlet - cover is rather grotty, but inside has full page of exploded parts and is clean. In new condition, lots of exploded diagrams of all parts.
Cover a bit blotchy, insides clean, good condition, no scribble or greasy fingerprints. Please read and understand this owners manual, before using the mower. . I just had the same experience as you. That was a close call.
It is a pity seeing such a respected brand degenerate to this. The start choke is achieved at full throttle. My 2c — I should have bought a honda. If thickness of the friction material is less than 1mm the clutch plate should be replaced by an authorised Rover Mowers Limited Dealer. I bought Rover mower I4000 engine from Bunnings — Vermont on 6th Oct two months ago. Honda lawn mower manufacturing could mean more jobs in Hume It was ironic to read Rover mowers Quality Statement on their website after this experience! Went back to the centre again and he mentioned that he will change to a better spring.
Your ground drive belt may just need replacing. Try to top up the fuel and see if it starts easier. I want to share my story with the community. Steer clear of any Chonda powered equipment. The production quality control is what's important not the country of origin, buying lawn mowers from Bunnings is a bad idea. Aug 22, 2009 Without the model number, I couldn't tell you what belt goes on the ground drive.