On power built engines, look on the valve cover, a small metal box, beneath the engine shroud. Now burn the opposite end of the pull cord rope and re-attach the pull cord handle. The only cure is to replace the gas cap with a new one, unless you are willing to pry the old one apart where it is welded together, discard the granules and filter material, and replace them or do without the evaporative emissions control. Lift off the air filter and turn it over. Its a quick and clean way to remove old oil and eliminates the need to tip over the lawnmower. The Model, Type and Code numbers, stamped directly into the engine, are used to identify our engines.
Click on the link below the logo of your engine brand below to go directly to that section. For each model there may be many different versions called specifications. Spray all the carburettor and tank with carburettor spray and blow everything out with compressed air. This helps attract dust and particles and should help your air filter stay clean. It will help keep your fuel fresh and protect your small engine against corrosion. The round engine intake manifold Briggs And Stratton Part Number 699644 The triangular engine intake manifold Briggs And Stratton Part Number 792388 The rectangular engine intake manifold Briggs And Stratton Part Number 693446 Winter Storage Of A Briggs And Stratton 35 Classic If you are planning to leave the fuel in your lawnmower for an extended period of time I suggest adding some fuel fit additive, it will help prevent fuel deterioration over long periods such as the winter months. You should see fuel being pushed across.
Pull the carburettor up from the petrol tank and be sure to not lose the small spring that sits on the underside of the carburettor. Remove these 3 bolts and place them in a magnetic parts tray. Take a flathead screwdriver and remove the screw from the top of the air filter housing. Governor springs sit between the primer bulb and the engine and when attached correctly do not require any adjustment. Email: To inquire about a short block, or other parts, please use our Search Our Site Identifying Briggs and Stratton Engines - See images below.
These numbers are stamped on the engine, but the location may vary. Clean any outer areas of the carburettor and petrol tank to avoid further problems when cleaning the inside of the carburettor. More commonly the problem is with a break in the wire that runs around the flywheel to the kill switch. It may be necessary to remove this shroud in order to locate the Model, Type, and Code for engine identification. The black one goes in first with the white one sitting on the outer edge. Take a 10mm socket or spanner and start with the bolt above the spark plug.
Governor Flap The governor flap assembly is a plastic semi-circular flap that runs part way around the front of the flywheel. The correct Briggs And Stratton part number for a 35 Classic Engine head gasket is part number 698717 Primer Bulb While the air filter box is removed you should check and test the primer bulb. Starter Recoil Rope And Handle Removing the starter recoil gives you access to everything you need to carry out a service. The answer is usually because it overheats. I would advise re-fitting the spark plug as the final part of servicing for safety reasons. As you guessed, the engine model tag is located on the engine and the equipment model number tag is located on the equipment. Briggs and Stratton small engines power Briggs and Stratton branded equipment as well as equipment produced by many other manufacturers.
When everything is lined up correctly, tighten the screws fully working in a criss-cross pattern. The number model system consists of three series of numbers. Make sure everything is clean and dry including the long pick up tube. The part number for a genuine Briggs And Stratton Diaphragm and gasket set is 795083 this number replaces the old part number of 495770. Repair Lawnmowers For Profit is compensated for referring traffic and business to these companies. This really is a great engine you can start learning how to repair lawnmowers for profit on and earn yourself some additional income.
Make sure the springs move freely and are unobstructed. It opens and closes against the flywheel when the engine is running to help maintain an even speed on all terrain. Please note the illustration below: Where to Find Your Specification Label. Parts are easily sourced and I have linked to many of the above items on my recommended products page. The Briggs And Stratton Classic engine is a very popular engine fitted on many lawnmowers all around the world.
This is a poor design by Briggs or Toro that they want to blame on todays fuels and or heat etc. What I really like is that you can remove the air filter and complete petrol tank and carburettor away from the engine with just 2 bolts and 1 screw. This Intake manifold also has a gasket that will be worth inspecting and replacing from time to time. Often the bolt that goes through the exhaust guard has a slightly wider head so it may be worth labelling or colour coding the 3 bolts. This tiny part works in conjunction with the small spring to transfer the fuel.
Unfortunately, these numbers cannot be used to identify your engine. The numbers are usually stamped into a metal part, or attached with a metal plate. If a code is less than 4 characters, you may see asterisks as placeholders i. There are two further bolts on the rear of the starter recoil one near the engine oil dipstick and one through the exhaust guard. This is done more efficiently through email. Air filters are inexpensive to replace and I suggest replacing them whenever servicing. Other Places If you do not find the numbers on the engine shroud, or you are looking for the number on an engine on a different type of equipment, you have a few spots to check.