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Maintenance Schedule and Tips

Keep your wood chipper or leader shredder maintained with these tips

If you want your chipper shredder to continue running smoothly, follow the maintenance tips and repair checklist below. When a chipper shredder is not properly maintained, it can become a safety liability. In addition to these wood chipper and leaf shredder maintenance tips, make sure to follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule.

Wood Chipper / Leaf Shredder Maintenance Schedule

Cleaning and lubricating your machine is important. This schedule will help you know when to maintenance your chipper-shredder.

Before each use:

After every 8 hours of us:

Other important chipper-shredder maintenance dates:


If you follow these tips you'll ensure your chipper-shredder is ready for lawn cleanup for many years to come. For more information on your wood chipper or leaf shredder and proper maintenance, download the operator's manual for your model.