How to Get a Lawn Mower Tire Back on The Rim – Complete Solution

Most of the time we feel difficulty in this deed. But no more wary friends. In this article, we're going to show you the easiest way that How to get a lawn mower tire back on the rim.

Gardening lovers must know about the lawn mower. It is used for cutting the grass. A lawn mower is one of the best equipment to cut the grasses of our garden. But using this type of equipment needs some upgrading or reparation. one of the most important things we need to know about a lawn mower is changing it’s tire.

We are going to reveal step by step procedure, so that you can get the most clear idea from this article. You need not to find any more solution to your problem. So, without any delay let's get started.

Important Tools to Get a Lawn Mower Tire Back on The Rim


Any hard task can be easily solved with the help of different tools. So before starting our main working process, we can get some ideas about important tools to fix a lawn mower’s tire.


First of all, we need a Jack. Without Jack we cannot lift our lawn mower and attach the tire with the rim.  After completing all our processes, we will have to attest our  wheel with the frame.  Without a Jack this task will be totally impossible.

Jack Stand

A Jack stand is also important. After lifting the weight of the mower, we have to use Jack Stand.

This will support Jack. We can also complete the process without it being a Jack Stand. But  without a stand, the process will be in risk. That’s why you must keep a Jack stand with you before you start fixing the tire with rim.


Another important thing which will be most important in this process is screwdrivers. In this process screwdrivers help most. We all know the diameter of tire beads is smaller than  rim beads. That’s why it will not be easy to put the rim inside the tire. But if you use screwdrivers  then it will help you to do the process easily. Without screwdrivers you will not be able to fix the tire beads with the rim beads.

Air Supply

Air Supply is one of the most important tools to fix the tire. It fills the tire with air. This will ensure that we have done all the processes accurately. After completing all the processes you will need to fill the tire with air. That’s why you need air supply. Ensure you have enough air supply to fill the tire.


Another important thing which will speed up your working process. It is any kind of lubricant. We all know the diameter of a rim bead is more than the diameter of a tire bead. That’s why when we try to put a rim into a tire it will create some problems. In this type of case, a lubricant will help us to put the rim inside the tire bead easily. We can use any kind of grease or liquid detergent. Tire lubricant is best for this type of case.

Wood Blocks or Breaks

When our changing or fixing process will start, lawn mowers can move front and back. This type of movement will surely hamper our working process. So we have to use any wood block or brick block in site of all the wheels of the lawn mower. So that it will stop mowers from any kind of movement.

We also need some water in this process. Before starting our main process, ensure you wear safety glasses on your eye and working gloves on your hands. This will protect you from any kind of unwanted injuries. You cannot start the process without these safety guards, because any kind of accident can happen in our process. That’s why safety first.

These tools are most important. Make sure you gather all the tools beside your hands. This will speed up your work. Don’t start any kind of heart journey without your helping tools.

Okay, Now all set up. Now we can start our actual fixing process.

How to Get a Lawn Mower Tire Back on The Rim – Step by Step

Step #1 Clean the Wheel Rim

You must know that you are fixing your Rim at least for a few months or even for years. So, make sure that you properly clean your rim. You can use any oil on your rim. This will protect your rim from any kind of rust. You know rust can damage your rim even faster.

And if your rim is not new, then it may have some dust on it. That’s why cleaning the rim is one of the important things to step front.

You have to remember that a clean rim is easily fixable into the tire. So this can be a game changing task before starting our second step.

Step #2 Use Lubricants

This is high time to make your tire and rim slippy. I already told you that the diameter of a rim bead is more than the diameter of a tyre bead.

If you try to put the rim into the tire then you must feel difficulty. To do this easily, you have to use any kind of lubricant. You can use machine oil, grease, tire lubricant.

But if you don’t get those immediately beside your hands, you can complete the task using liquid soap.

You have to use lubricants on both of the tire beads. You can use them on rim beads too. That can work specially for you.

Step #3 Install the Rim into the Tire

To install the rim into the tyre at first you have to flat the tire on the floor. Then pry the rim into the tire beads. This time you have to use blunt tools.

You can use a blunt headed screwdriver. If you use a sharp screwdriver then it can damage the tire beads. You have to be careful in this part of the working process.

If you find difficulty then you can use your knee and hand to help you at this moment.You have to put some force. If you can’t do this along then call someone for your help because this is the most difficult part. Using screwdrivers specially the blunt ones will make your task half done.

If one side of your rim is inside the tire then try the other side in the same way. Please try to avoid any kind of risky deed in this part.

Step #4 Put Some Air into the Tire

After installing any new tire you have to put some air into it. You have to do this because only air into the tire can place the tire bead in its place. It will automatically place everything inside the tire.

But you have to remember that in this time you don’t have to push extra air into it. Because it can create problems for your next steps. When you are trying to push some air into the tire you can use your hand and knee to give some force on the different parts of the tire.

Step #5 Install Valve Stem Core

When pushing some air into the tire is done, you have to install a valve stem core. We all know the function of a valve stem core. Actually it keeps the air inside the tire and it also helps to push some new air inside the tire.

It will also help us to complete the next step properly because in the next step we will fill the tire with air fully. If we don’t install it now, then the air will not be inside the wheel. After installing the stem core, make sure you use a stem cap. It will prevent any dust from entering the wheel.

Step #6 Fill Total Tyre with Air

In this step we have to fill the wheel with air. When we are doing this, we have to remember that this is the last time we are airing the tire. After airing now it is totally ready to setup into the axle of the lawn mower. So you have to fill the air remembering that.

Step #7 Install the Wheel

Now it is time to install the new wheel on the lawn mower axle. To do this at first we have to use Jack and lift the lawn mower. Use the Jack stand so that it helps the lawn mower to be lifted. Now use the back washer on the axle of your lawn mower. Then set the wheel .After Doing this use the font washer and then you have to put the axle cover. Now your wheel installing process is almost done.

Congratulations you successfully got a lawn mower tyre back on the rim. But the total process is almost done.

Warnings for the Process:

This is a one hour working schedule. So you have to be aware of some risky things.  Although I already have mentioned some of the warnings but now I am going to tell you them in detail.

Use Safety Equipment

I warn you  about some safety tools that can be used to keep you safe during the whole working process. So you ensure that you use those tools correctly. Use Safety glasses on your eyes. This will keep your eyes safe from any kind of accident. You have to use hand gloves or working gloves. Otherwise your hand may be injured by the screwdrivers. Because most of the time they are sharp pointed.

Use Jack Stand

I already told you about the importance of Jack stand. But now I am warning you about it. A lawn mower is really a heavy machine. When you are trying to install a wheel on the axle of a lawn mower you have to use Jack to lift the machine. But if you don’t use that stand then it may fall on your body or your leg.  So you have to use Jack stand to keep yourself free from risk and  it also will help your lawn mower to stay safe.

Use Lunch Screwdriver

I have told you the necessity of using a blunt screwdriver. When you are prying the rim into the tire you have to use a blunt screwdriver. Then the bead of a new tire can be damaged. So be careful about that.

Don’t Put Much Care

I told you that putting some air into the wheel must help the equipment run well. But when you are airing more than its capacity then the new wheel may burst. It also will affect the speed of lawn mower. Over aired tires will hamper the function or performance of lawn mowers. So you must follow the actual measurement when you are putting air into your tire.

Remove the Key and Spark Plug

Whenever you work on your lawn mower you have to remember one thing. That is before starting any mechanical changing process you have to put off your lawn mower keys. And remove the spark plug. Spark plug is one of the sensitive parts of any engine. If you don’t neutralize it then any kind of accident can happen. So you have to be aware of it. Any kind of mechanical changing process required this awareness.

Final Verdict

Dear friends that’s all for you in this article. We hope you get a clear idea about the whole process. We tried to give you all the necessary information regarding installing the rim into the tire. Also try to give you the instruction about tusk and we warn you about the process.

We think reading through the article was really easy for you and it also helps you to complete your task. No more today. You can read our other articles regarding gardening and other important things. That’s all from today. bye bye.

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