Flymo 8A 250V Lawnmower Switch

Stock Number: ES1136941

Manufactured by Flymo

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Rated 4.7 out of 5 (192 customer reviews)

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Has your lawnmower's switch been letting you down? This is an essential bit to have on your mower, without it your machine is rendered useless. Replace it with this cost effective, 8 Amp, 250 Volt spare from Flymo.

  • 8 Amps
  • 250 Volts

Please note: The switch housing is not included, but can be purchased separately.

This is a genuine Flymo spare part that has been made to fit the select lawnmowers and lawnrake. Please check the list of appliances before purchase to ensure that this is the right part for your appliance.

Fitting Note: many customers have reported difficulty removing the wires from the old switch. 

It may be easier if you photo the old switch to identify where the wires are connected and break the old switch open to release them prior to transferring them.

How to replace a Flymo switch box

This video should help with fitting this part. However, the exact layout and fitting technique may differ for your make and model.

Be safe - always unplug any appliance from the electricity supply before carrying out any work on it.
If you are in any doubt contact a qualified repairer.

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Rated 4.7 out of 5 (192 customer reviews)
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  • Easy,peasy,lemon squeezy !

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    By - Birmingham

    I have used 'e spares' before. Very keenly priced for genuine items. I purchased this switch for my sons mower because it ran straight away when plugged in and power turned on without touching the mower switch. First place that I came to for my switch.Checked elsewhere for prices and found this one to be genuine at a great price. It took about 3 days to arrive via normal post so I was very happy. I fitted it within about half an hour. Mower works like brand new!
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    By - caterham UK

    the part was dispatched quickly and noting how the wires were set out before I removed the old unit I got ot work and finished the job in ten minutes thus saving the cost of a new machine
  • Re-cycle save money.

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    By - NR33 7BX20

    With three products not working - do I buy new or repair? As a retired engineer, knowing what was needed, the choice was simple! Spend a few pounds to extend the life from 10 to 20 years OR spenc 60 times more to replace. The E-Spares parts store gave good guidance about suitability. Parts arrived within days,. SAFETY FIRST - IF YOU ARE NOT SKILLED DO NOT RISK D.I.Y.

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  • Q How do you Remove/replace the blue and brown wires to the side of the switch? 2 Answers

    Turbo Compact Vision 330

    By Norfolkspur - Norfolk - 25 March 2010

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      Actually I found the best way to remove the two wires was to prise the back off the switch (doesn't matter if you wreck it). It is then a simple matter of removing the clips securing the wires and pulling them out intact. This way, there is no danger of damaging the solder tags on the ends of the wires, which are useful when refitting. To refit, simply push the wires into the appropriate holes in the new switch and they will latch. Same for the capacitor.

      By DS - London - 23 April 2013

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      The way I removed the wire from the old switch was to push a pin into the hole beside the wire and pull. The wires are held inside the switch by a simple spring mechanism!

      By AndytheB - West Midlands - 02 June 2010

  • Q can i get the yellow starter with the switch 1 Answer

    for a flymo 350

    By hymac - me7 2qq - 05 June 2014

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      If you are referring to the capacitor across the switch you are likely to need Stock Number: ES931886

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 05 June 2014

  • Q how do you remove the push fit wires in the switch 1 Answer

    By Anonymous - so18 5ft - 11 April 2014

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      Other reviewers suggest breaking the old switch apart (take photo first to identify them).

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 14 April 2014

  • Q on my flymo switch pictured above, there is a little yellow box connected to it, it looks like itcould be a fuse? However there isnt one of these shown on the above, I cant see how to get it off of the old switch to put on the new? Please advise 1 Answer

    By Sue - Bexleyheath - 07 April 2014

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      This is an anti interference capacitor. Many people have posted comments on the best way to change the switch is to break the old switch open. This would release the capacitor to fit on the new switch.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 07 April 2014

  • Q my flymo 330 compact has started playing up when i try to start it. 1 Answer

    it will eventually start after repeated pushing of the button and will continue to start after that. i have opened up the handle control as per your video but the starter has no screws to remove the wires ,do i need to purchase the whole unit as per your video

    By Anonymous - western isles - 06 November 2013

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      We have a video :How to replace a Flymo switch box but a more useful video :How to replace a lawnmower switch - Bosch will show how to connect the wires to the switch. Note it can be difficult to remove the wires from the old switch, It may be easier to 'smash' the old switch to release the cables, take photo's first to show wiring details.

      By Christopher eSpares Staff - 06 November 2013