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How to Raise a Snapper Mower Deck

By Cecilia Harsch ; Updated September 21, 2017

Adjust the height of a mower deck when mowing over uneven terrain as the deck may come in contact with the ground and impede the mower’s ability to move forward. Different lawn grasses require different mowing heights to maintain a healthy lawn, so you must adjust the height of the deck when choosing the height of your grass cutting. Raising the Snapper mowing deck is quickly accomplished and depends on the type of Snapper mower you own.

Turn off your walk-behind Snapper mower by releasing the engine stop lever on the handle. Pull each adjuster arm out toward the wheel to release it from the deck height adjuster. Move each adjuster arm at each wheel location forward toward the front of the mower to raise the deck, verifying that each adjuster arm is in the same position at each wheel.

Stop your riding Snapper lawn tractor on a flat, level surface. Raise the deck by moving the deck lift lever forward. This lever is to the right of the driver’s seat.

Move your Snapper rear engine riding lawn mower to a flat, level surface. Turn the mower off and raise the deck by pulling the deck lift lever on the side of the deck away from the mower. Pull up on the lever to raise the height of the deck.


About the Author


Cecilia Harsch has been writing professionally since 2009. She writes mainly home improvement, health and travel articles for various online publications. She has several years of experience in the home-improvement industry, focusing on gardening, and a background in group exercise instruction. Harsch received her Certified Nurses Assistant license in 2004. She attended Tarrant County College and studied English composition.