Hi, I’m Jeff Plotka, It is my pleasure to tell you that this year we have teamed up with a local non-profit called The INN to help combat hunger and homelessness in New York. If you want to know more about The INN or how you can help be a part of a real […]
Keeping it cool With this hot weather it is very important to keep your mowers engine cool. On air cooled machines keeping the engine cooling fins clean will help with cooling, but how about liquid cooled units?.. Not only do we need to keep the radiator clean and filled with antifreeze but we have […]
July Parts Tip. Hi Dealers, As you may already know, Walker is in the process of making significant changes to deck gearboxes. There are two changes Dealers should be aware of: 1. Walker has changed all Tee or center gearboxes to a keyway set up that will change the gearbox part number, but also require a new […]
Walker Manufacturing is once again about to shut down for the summer from July 24 to August 11. They will not be producing anything for 3 weeks. Precision Work, Inc. will be bringing in large truck loads of parts to satisfy most of the demand, but anything that needs to be made and is not […]
We had an MH27I (Delphi fuel system) that was running rough and surging at idling. The mower was sitting outside and hadn’t been started in about 8 months. We drained the fuel and added some fresh fuel, but found very little change. Adjusted the governor and initialized the TPS and the unit got no better, so […]
As the hot weather approaches, it is important to use the right kind of engine oil so that your engine would run cooler. click on the link to find out why: http://resources.kohler.com/power/kohler/enginesUS/pdf/E2265%20Oil_SellSheet%209854.pdf Also, keeping the cooling fins clean will help with air passing through and cooling your engine.
Walker has just come out with NO FLAT TIRES for the Dual Tail Wheel on the MT and MD. The part number for the No Flat Tire and Wheel is 5035-3. And each tire and wheel list at $105.14. There is no part number for a No Flat Dual Tail Wheel Assembly. Only the tire […]
As your customers bring in their Walker Mowers for spring service, remember when estimating a Walker, it is good practice to: Separate the components, such as deck, body, drive system, engine and the grass handling system. Write down all work and parts necessary so that there are no surprises when the work is done. Check […]
We will now be accepting your Free Freight Monthly Orders. Stock up on parts now and save on shipping costs. Remember, this program is only eligible for those that participated in the Preseason Order program. One order per month over $1,000 will ship for FREE!
Hello Dealers, If you are looking to save shipping costs on parts, remember we will ship parts freight free with your machine orders as long as there is room. Make sure to mention you need to coordinate parts and machine orders together so we can accommodate this request. Also, in March we will start our […]
Hello Dealers. As you complete winter service on your Walker Mowers, remember to always check for the most recent recall and service bulletins. This is done at the Walker website here. Looking up the serial number of a Walker Mower or deck will give you all the current service related work on the specific unit.
When replacing fuel components on EFI units, always use the proper fuel clamps (Oetiker) and do not install the clamp in the same spot it was removed from. If need be, cut the tip of the fuel line where the clamp was, that will give you a fresh spot and the fuel clamp will work […]
Happy New Year! I hope you enjoy the time off with friends and family. On behalf of PWI, I want to thank all of our dealers for a great 2016 and an even better 2017! We look forward to everything we will accomplish with you this year. Also, be sure to register for the Annual […]
Leaf season is upon us and it has been very dry out there. Please remind your customers the importance of keeping their machines clean. Blowing the machines out with a backpack blower during the course of the day can prevent dry leaves from smoldering on the exhaust and catching on fire!
As the end of the year approaches, I would like to remind you a couple of things to consider. 1) 2017 Pre-season orders are due by Friday, December 16, 2016. You may submit your pre-season orders through the website or by faxing your order to 516.883.1400. Please include the payment terms you prefer and the […]
Dealers, please take note that the Kohler EFI with the Bosch system is no longer available. But Walker is working on a new kit that will replace the ch26 with the new 25I and will be available soon! Stay tuned to PWI for all the latest updates on Walker.
Please be aware that the new pricing for Walker Parts has gone into effect on November 1. Physical price books will be sent to each Dealer and an excel formatted price list will be sent by request. Please update your prices to reflect the change to avoid confusion. If you would like an excel price […]
Hello Dealers, Are you looking for information on Walker parts? The best tool for information is at your fingertips, visit Walkerdealer.com. As a Walker dealer you have all been assigned a username and password to access all the information you need. The Parts Browser will give you pricing, availability and the option to submit orders […]
I recently saw a post on the Walker Mower Forum on Facebook that someone repaired a catcher. It was cracked on the lower frontend by the lift handles. A catcher cracks by the lift handles because the catcher shock has broken and the force when dumping stresses the plastic, causing it to crack. This usually happens […]
As we approach the Fall season, it is very important to tell your customers these three engine cleaning tips: • Blow out all debris from the engine, because dry leaves on the muffler can cause fires. • Repair oil leaks on the engines as dust and dirt can stick to the cooling fans causing the […]
Hi Dealers, As the year rapidly comes to an end, it is time to start thinking about next year. In the next couple of months, your Precision Work salesman will start notifying you about our Preseason Parts Program. This is your best opportunity to stock up on parts and avoid the rush in the spring […]
Dear Distributors, Please see the attached Advisory Bulletin 16254 regarding the MH Deck Support Arm Change. This bulletin will be resent to include all distributors and dealers in 10 days. Please contact us with any questions you may have. 16254 Advisory Deck Support Arm Change Bruce Tallman, Walker Mowers
People are still a bit confused about the warranty of the Eaton hydro pumps on MT, MC, and MS Walker tractors. So I just wanted to refresh the warranty procedure. If a hydro pump has failed internally (not repairable) the warranty is 3 years or 1,000 hours, full coverage. After those 1,000 hours and up […]
Hello Dealers, I would like to inform you that Walker will be going through a major change with Tee gear boxes and their corresponding U-joint shafts on decks. After our stock of shear pin gearboxes are sold out, Walker will no longer make these Tee gearboxes available again. Walker has decided to change to a […]
Hello Dealers, This month I would like to clarify certain part numbers and some frequently asked questions. The NEW black rubber washers on the decks are part number 7434-1. The No Catch Deflector Kit for the NEW GRAY 7.0 CATCHER is part number 5500. Gas Tank part numbers 8046-3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11 will […]
There have been some field reports of the EFI service light on the MT25I glowing when not activated, please Click Here and follow the instructions. Installing this kit will take care of this issue.
Make sure they’re not too tight and not too loose, but that they are just right. An irate customer called me recently and complained that his blades’ shear pins did not break and that this caused not only his PTO shaft shear pin to break, but also consequently his drive shaft to oblong. I asked […]
Hello Dealers, Walker Manufacturing annual factory shutdown period will occur from July 25 to August 12, 2016. Precision will be fully operational and we will have a fully stocked parts department, but be aware that any specialty parts that are not readily available will not be attainable until a few weeks after Walker reopens. If you […]
Hello Dealers, Save freight charges, increase your margins, and prepare for the spring rush by participating in our parts stocking order program. Remember, we will take care of the shipping charges on one order over $1000 every month, just notify us which order you would like free shipping. DO NOT FORGET to take full advantage […]
I have been in the power equipment industry for about 20 years and just started my 10th year here at Precision Work. Part of my job here at PWI is service training. One of the things I like to show techs is how easy a GHS blower can be removed. When I ask the techs […]
Jeff Plotka was featured in the January issue of the Outdoor Power Equipment newsletter! Please see page 11 of the link below. Read the full article here.
Jeff Plotka was featured in the February 2016 issue of Green Industry Pros magazine discussing the key issues affecting the lawn equipment industry. Read the full article here.
Precision Work, Inc., Port Washington, New York, is celebrating their 30th anniversary as a Walker Mower distributor in the northeastern U.S. They also recently reached their goal of selling 20,000 Walker mowers. Bob and Annette Oestreich (Bob passed away in 2002) pioneered the Walker Mower into their market. Today Annette and son-in-law, Jeffery Plotka and […]
Morgan Dolly, of Fort Plain, New York, and Roberta Jacobson, of Gordon, Nebraska, were both recently surprised with a brand new Walker Mower as part of the Walker Mowers B Difference Drive & Win Contest. Walker Manufacturing representatives were on hand to present the mower, including company president Bob Walker, who personally handed off the […]
After reaching the spectacular goal of 20,000 Walker Mowers sold through the PWI Dealer Network, Walker and PWI hosted a major sales conference and celebration at the world famous Sagamore Resort located in upstate New York at Lake George. The July 14-17 event included individuals and families representing some 21 Walker/PWI dealers. Walker manufacturing was […]
An integral benefit of working with a Precision Work Inc. dealer is their comprehensive training and education on all products. Each January PWI dealers attends a seminar sponsored by Walker Manufacturing and PWI. Our dealers are acquainted with new models, new developments, maintenance strategies, and financial options for equipment purchasers. They share experiences, ideas and […]
On September 30, 2014, The Port Washington Public Library Foundation will honor Precision Work Inc (PWI) with its Corporate Service Award for consistent support of the community. The presentation will be made at the Library’s Annual Inspiration Gala and Celebration. Accepting for PWI will be PWI Secretary/Treasurer, Annette Oestreich. The Port Washington Public Library is […]
Jeff Plotka was elected President of the Outdoor Power Equipment and Engine Service Association (OPEESA) at the organization’s annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida, March 1-4, 2015. Jeff is president of Precision Work Inc, (PWI) Port Washington, New York, and is well known in the professional landscaping equipment industry for his personal “hands on” style […]
The Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) Foundation helps the NCPD turn their outdoor firearms range into a state-of-the-art training facility
Today Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano reopened the Nassau County Police Department’s Pistol Range in Hempstead after completion of major capital improvements to the facility with financial support from the NCPD Foundation. Through donations from members of the NCPD Foundation Board and Advisory Board, including Jeff Plotka of Precision Work, Inc. and Linda Kaplan, […]
After two years of real world competitive testing the results are in… Walker Mowers are more productive than your mower. See for yourself: www.TheWalkerAdvantage.com