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Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): No Brakes, murray ride on mower, puck
murray ride on mower, puck, linkage: If you mower has multiple speeds, i.e. 3 to 5 speeds then most likely the brake pins are rusted and not moving. On the transmission you will find a small disc and a linkage. You can try adjusting the brakes but if the mower is several years old then the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Brand new Honda mower not cutting well, yard machines, home depot
yard machines, home depot, mulch: Hello Brian: I Hate to Ask But I have to. Are the Blades on Upside Down? From Your Description, it Sounds like the Blades May be Upside Down. The Cutting Edge of the Blades Should be Facing the Engine (Up) and the Flat Non Sharpened Edge will be Facing...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Brand new lawnmower Engine low rpm, vehicles engines, lawnmower engine
vehicles engines, lawnmower engine, control cable: well I noticed that the newer mowers run a little slower but there is one thing I would check on this is the governor spring hooked up under the air cleaner the next thing is you could adjust your governor up a little more but not to much you will blow the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Breaking in engine/oil, air compressors, engine temp
air compressors, engine temp, hp engine: Hello Matt: I Use Mobile or Penn Synthetic Oil in All My Engines. I use it in My Air Compressors and My Lifts Use Synthetic Hydraulic Oils. To Break the Engine In: 1- Run the Engine at Idle for a Period of 3 to 5 Minutes. Then Increase the Engine Rpm...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Brentwood 521 snowblower, snowblower, carburator
snowblower, carburator, ipl: Hello Lynn: Go to this Addy http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and Click on the T. Then Select Tecumseh. Then Select Don t have Part Numbers. Then Enter the Model Number HS50 and Click Go. Then Select The Model and Click. This will Download a Breakdown/IPL...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 11hp not charging, snapper rider, engine numbers
snapper rider, engine numbers, blown engine: Hello Dale: 1- Usually with the 2 Wire Stator, One is for the Headlights (Grey) and the Other (Red) is for Charging the Battery. On the Single Wire Stator, the Headlights Use the Battery for a Power Source. Hook the Single Wire from the Stator to the Red...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 12.5 HP Ignition on Troy-Bilt Wide Cut, crank shaft, battery switch
crank shaft, battery switch, black lead: Hello Jerry: The Black Wire with a Round Connector is the Coil Shut Off Wire the 2 Wires (red and black in connector) is the Stator (charging) wire. You can View a Breakdown/IPL at this Addy http://shop.briggsandstratton.com/BShopProductListingPage.asp?rsvp=0&PARENTID=0&SessionID=43C7B3A0-6A44-4EB2-B2CC-23B437198A68&MECID=100&CATALOGID=56B2B9A7-283C-11D4-8886-00B0D0203414...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 12.5 HP wont re-start when hot, starter solenoid, starter fluid
starter solenoid, starter fluid, fuel line: Hello Paul: Can you Tell me what Happens when it Wont Restart. In Detail Please. Also I require the Model Number of the Engine. Check for Fire at the Plug. Even a New Coil can be Bad. I have seen a few Mowers that Vapor Lock once shut off while hot,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 14.5 Starting Problem/Huskee Riding Mower, fly wheel, push mower
fly wheel, push mower, sparkplug: Hi Lloyd, The flywheel should be torqued to 65 Ft. Lbs. On a direct push mower the key will shear if the blade is loose but your blade/s are isolated through a belt. Maybe an advanced ignition timing is causing a kick back. The new flywheel may be incorrect....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 14 hp on Simplicity Regent, gear teeth, phenolic plastic
gear teeth, phenolic plastic, model numbers: Hello Kevin: Remove the Starter. Is the Starter Drive Gear Teeth Missing? If Yes, then Replace the Starter Drive Gear. The Gear is a Phenolic (Plastic and Fiberglass) and will Shear the Teeth. If this Becomes a Common Problem, then Replace the Ignition...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 16.5 HP OHV questions, cylinder hone, push tube
cylinder hone, push tube, aluminum tube: Hello Again John: You will need to Purchase a Cylinder Hone for De-glazing the Cylinder. Use Plenty of Oil and Do Not De-glaze without Using Plenty of Oil During the Process. You Want to Remove the Smooth Surface from the Cylinder and Make the Cylinder...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 16 hp OHV, valve clearances, valve clearance
valve clearances, valve clearance, ohv engine: Grounds, grounds, grounds. Remove every ground wire you can find and clean thourougly. See what happens. We have to start here first. Don t forget, the engine probably grounds through the engine mounting bolts. Remove and clean at least one of these...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 17 HP OHV Smoking, craftsman riding lawn mower, briggs stratton engine
craftsman riding lawn mower, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton: Your engine model according to the Sears model number is 311707-0132-E1. Is there oil in the engine? Is the oil level correct? Does the oil smell like gasoline? First thing I would do is start with a fresh oil change, use SAE-30 oil. Does the engine...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 17 hp engine, briggs and stratton, throttle shaft
briggs and stratton, throttle shaft, hp engine: Hello Bob: 1- **The Throttle Cable Attaches to the Throttle Control Bracket. The Cable Moves a Slide that Moves a Pivot. The Pivot has the Spring Attached to it and to the Governor Arm. The Solid Link Connects to the Governor Arm and goes to the Throttle...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 17hp OHV backfiring (model 313707), piston rings, leak down test
piston rings, leak down test, push rods: Sorry it s taken so long but their website has not been working all weekend. Have any of the shops performed a leak down test? This will check the valves, piston, rings. Have you checked the flywheel key? Can you send me the type and code number as well....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 18.5 hp ohv engine, craftsman lawn tractor, cylinder bore
craftsman lawn tractor, cylinder bore, fuel mixture: Dear Joe, An engine belching [blue] smoke possibly indicates the fuel mixture is running rich. Check if the carburetor is set properly. I d check if the air filter is plugged? If so, clean and/or replace it. Since the engine is belching smoke thats...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 18.5hp carb, little alien, stroke engine
little alien, stroke engine, rocket scientist: Jim, you are suffering from what I call Rocket Scientist Syndrome That s when you are thinking way damn to hard. An engine is an engine is an engine. The carb on a tractor, outboard motor, car, etc, all work the same. You need to buy a carb kit,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 18 HP Vanguard 422707, aluminum block, center punch
aluminum block, center punch, valve seats: Sorry Ralph but the answer is no. If the valve seat has came out you can sometimes make it stay in by spiking the aluminum around the seat with a punch. Go around the seat in starburst pattern. Put your center punch as close to the seat as you can and dent...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 18hp I/C Intex backfiring, blown head gasket, ohv engines
blown head gasket, ohv engines, briggs stratton: Hi Rick: Did you Check the Cylinder Head on the Left Side for Warpage? The Compression Should be Within 10 Pounds of Each Other. The Cause is Somewhere on the Left Cylinder. What Clearance Did you Set the Valves at (Intake .004in - .006in and Exhaust .008in...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 19 hp, briggs and stratton, hp briggs
briggs and stratton, hp briggs, safety switches: Hello Mike: If the Engine is Being Put onto a Go-Cart Frame, then the Safety Switches will Not be a Factor. If you are Using the Mower Frame and Engine as Is, then the Easiest Way is to Remove the Cut Off Wire from the Coil/Ignition Module and Replace it...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 190432, air mixture, gas tank
air mixture, gas tank, gas cap: Hello Luis: From your Description either the Gas Cap is Not Venting the Tank and a Vaccum is Building in the Tank and Stopping the Gas Flow to the Carburetor or the Magnetron Coil is Breaking Down and Going Bad. To Set the Air Mixture Screw/Screws: ****Turn...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 20hp Intek, solinoid, ariens
solinoid, ariens, electronic control: If you have a shutoff solenoid it will take the place of the bowl nut (don t know why they call it a nut because it s really a bolt) it will be on the bottom of the carb and have a couple wires going to it. My guess is that you have a clogged main jet....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 21.5 intek Backfires, craftsman riding mower, filter air filters
craftsman riding mower, filter air filters, engine vibration: Hello Again Kenneth: Thanks for the Information. Check the Safety Interlock. Try Bypassing the Safety Switches, One at a Time. I have Not Seen or had this Problem in the Shop Before. Since it Only Does it when the Blades are Disengaged and Not when the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 22hp 407777, blown head gasket, exhaust smoke
blown head gasket, exhaust smoke, repair garage: Hello Joe: The Low Compression; Is it on the Head that was Replaced? Has Anyone Checked the Carburetor for Flooding? Dark Black Smoke is a Sign of Too Rich Gas. A Blown Head Gasket or Sticking Valve will Not Cause this to My Knowledge. A Sticking Valve...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 24HP OHV NO START, craftsman 917, valve clearance
craftsman 917, valve clearance, starter fluid: Hello John: From your Description I Suggest you Check the Compression. You Stated you have Fire from Both Coils and Got No Reaction from the Engine when Gas or Starter Fluid is Put Directly Into the Carburetor Throat. This Means you have 2 of the 3 Components...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 25 horse runs full throttle, shaft replacement, throttle linkage
shaft replacement, throttle linkage, cam shaft: Henry- this is a really big job for us. Not that its technically difficult, theres just alot to do. You sure you wanna attempt this? Here s the basics. 1- disconnect battery- throttle cable - fuel line 2- remove top cowling, oil fill tube, air cleaner-...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 252707, 6 digits, 4 digits
6 digits, 4 digits, throttle plate: Hello Tom: If I Understand your Question Correctly; the Engine Runs at High Speed All the Time Once Started (No Idle). Remove the Carburetor and Make Sure the Throttle Control Valve is Still Attached to the Throttle Plate Thru Shaft. If you Can Not Control...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 3.5 motor, briggs and stratton, engine speed
briggs and stratton, engine speed, rpm: Hello Jeff: The Governor Control Spring Needs to be Shortened. When Doing this **DON SKIP** any Rings. Cut Of the Clip End Of the Governor Spring and then take the next ring and Carefully Bend the Ring into a New Clip Ring. When you Reach the Speed...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 3.5hp blows black smoke, lawnmover, black carbon
lawnmover, black carbon, fuel conditioner: The black smoke indicates that the engine is receiving too much fuel. I m guessing you have a tank/carb assembly that is bolted together. About the only way to fix your problem it to remove, dis-assemble and clean the carburetor and fuel tank with compressed...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 4.5 Quantum valve timing, piston assembly, crank case
piston assembly, crank case, exhaust stroke: Do you have a plastic cam? Sometimes the cam timing mark is a drilled hole or indent in the plastic teeth. I would like up some marks and follow the strokes. The intake should open on/near the down stroke. The next up stroke should be the compression....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 407777 0126 engine, wd 40, fuel lines
wd 40, fuel lines, intake manifold: Hello Duane: Use at Least 3 Different Plugs and Ensure Each is a Good Plug. Sometimes a Plug will Fire in the Open But Will Not Fire Under Compression. I went through a Half Box of Plugs too Locate a Good One. Talk About a Bad Day, lol. Have you Checked...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 42A707 erratic power, rough idle, murray mower, carburator
murray mower, carburator, cleaning solution: Hello Tom: Soak the Carburator Overnight in Cleaning Solution(carburator cleaner) and then Blow Out all the Passages with Compressed Air. Soaking is the Only way to Remove the Varnish that the Gas has Formed Inside the Carburator. Hope this Helps. I...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 446777-0244-E1, carburetor body, adjustment screws
carburetor body, adjustment screws, motor model: Hello Will: Check the Gas Tank Cap and Ensure it is Venting the Tank. If the Gas Tank Cap is Venting Properly, then Remove, Disassemble and Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner (I Use Gunk). I have Found that Most People can Use a Breakdown/IPL...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 446777 Engine, blown head gasket, dark gray color
blown head gasket, dark gray color, hp model: Hello Again Mark: It is Possible a Ring has Frozen (Stuck) and is Not Flexing as Designed. Add 2oz Marvel Mystery Oil to the Crankcase Oil. This will Help the Rings if One or More has Frozen/Stuck. Have you Cleaned the Crankcase Breather? It May have Oil...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 5 hp push mower, butterfly valve, deisel engine
butterfly valve, deisel engine, exact question: It wasn t the coil DEREK. Nice spelling on that reply by the way. It was kind of hard for this Experet to figue out. Your mower couldn t have run for 5 seconds, or as long as you primed it if you had a bad coil. Bad coil means NO SPARK ! Unless you have...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 686cc twin engine., twin cylinder engines, blade style
twin cylinder engines, blade style, valve clearance: Hello Andy: Send me the Model Numbers Off the Engine, Please. With these I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you. If you are Sure the Starter is Not Binding Under a Load, and If this is an OHV Engine, then the Valves Are Easy to Reset. The...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 7.0 Hp- self-propelled ques, external gears, wwii tank
external gears, wwii tank, self propelled mower: You have something sticking in the small gear on the dead side. This mower will have a solid axle. I m not saying it couldn t happen, but, I ve never seen an axle break on a walk behind mower. Pull off the little gear and blast everything with penetrating...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs 8 HP engine rebuild problem, hp briggs, jb weld
hp briggs, jb weld, cam shaft: Hello Mike: Did you Seat the Valves with Valve Grinding Compound (Fine Compound)? Do you have the Correct Valve Lash? Hope this Helps. I am here if you Require more Assistance. Let me know what Happens, Please. Thanks. Good Luck Respectfully...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs backfiring and stalling, spindle shaft, worn bearings
spindle shaft, worn bearings, hp tractor: Is your engine and OHV engine? If so then the valves may need to be adjusted. Flywheel keys can cause backfiring but they rarely shear on riding tractor engines. Let me know the type number and I will look up the valve gap for you. I highly doubt...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs carb adjustment, ohv, great dane
ohv, great dane, low speed: Hi Henry, Try adjusting the mixture screws. I don t know of a schematic except ordering one online from B&S. The high speed mixture screw is initially set at 1 & 1/2 turns out. Then adjust it to give good acceleration and top speed, while not closing...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs carb needle valve, carburetor nozzle, needle valve
carburetor nozzle, needle valve, dieseling: Hello Tom: The Carburetor Needle Valve is Connected to the Float in the Carburetor and is Also Called the Float Needle Valve. The Solenoid is an Anti-Dieseling Solenoid and Stops the Gas from Entering the Carburetor Jet when the Ignition Switch is Turned...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs carurators, model type, briggs
model type, briggs, simplicity: what size engine is it and model of carb. the engine has a plate or is stamped with model, type, code this info or the size and carb numbers determine the adjustments. the tractor numbers dont help they used several different engines on them each with different...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Engine Driving Me Nuts, vertical shaft, rich mixture
vertical shaft, rich mixture, intake tube: Hello Matthew: Check the Gas Tank Cap and Ensure it is Venting the Tank Properly. From the Diagram I see this is the Tank Mounted Carburator. With this Style Carburator, the Cap, a Hole in the Diaphram or the Valve Clearance needing to be Set are the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Engine requires choke to run at full throttle, gentle changes, john thanks
gentle changes, john thanks, slight improvement: Hello Jeremy: You can Leave the Soleniod Out and Replaced with a Bolt. However I suggest you Install a Cutoff in the Gas Line to the Carburator and Turn Off the Gas Flow to the Carburator when Not Using the Mower. That is the Purpose of the Soleniod....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs engine hard to start, twin cylinder engines, ohv engines
twin cylinder engines, ohv engines, valve clearance: Hello Jeff: This is a Common Problem for the OHV Engines. The Valve Clearance Needs to be Reset. This is the Clearance Between the Valve Stem Top and the Rocker Arm. I Do Not Use the Setting Called for by the OEMs. I have Found that the Following Works...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs engine mixture adjust, carburator, fuel feed
carburator, fuel feed, feed tube: Hello Hal: It could be the Valves. I Set all the Valves at .013in Intake and .017in Exhaust. Did you Soak the Carburator in Cleaning Solution to Remove the Varnish from Inside the Carburator Passages? Most of the Time if the Carburator is Not Soaked...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs engine won't start, solenoid starter, jumper cable
solenoid starter, jumper cable, soleniod: Hello Bruce: Take a Jumper Cable Set and Using 1 lead Jumper from the Positive Post of the Battery to the Large Post on the Starter. If the Engine Turns Properly, Then the Soleniod is Bad. If Not, then the Starter is Dragging/Binding or the Battery...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Fuel Solenoid, solenoid, briggs
solenoid, briggs, good luck: Hello Tom: Yes, the Bolt is Supposed to be 3/4 Long. Sorry for the Type-o. Thanks. Hope this Helps. I am Here if You Require More Assistance. Let me Know What Happens, Please. Thanks. Good Luck Respectfully John PS: I am Allowed to Answer...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Gas in Oil Crankcase, malt beverage, free relaxation
malt beverage, free relaxation, deer hunters: This is the same old thing different day. Actually third time today. Read my past answers. Today the answer to Chuck would best help you. But since I don t want you to feel cheated I ll throw a little humor your way. Did you know.... According to the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Governor, tank bracket, throttle control
tank bracket, throttle control, throttle cable: Hello Brian: I Search the Web Every Day for Better Diagrams and Pictures and as Yet have Not Located Any. This Should be a Simple Hook Up. The Spring Attaches to the Governor Arm and to the Piviot that the Throttle Cable Moves on the Throttle Control/Tank...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Help, type numbers, safety switch
type numbers, safety switch, wiring diagrams: Hello James: The Not Starting even After a Charge is Most Likely a Safety Switch. Will the Engine Turn if you Jumper Direct to the Starter? The Manuals for this Engine Are NoT Offered Online. However you can Purchase them Omline at this Addy http://shop.briggsandstratton.com/BShopProductListingPage.asp?MecID=100&CatalogID=56B2B9A7-283C-11D4-8886-00B0D0203414&SessionID=43C7B3A0-6A44-4EB2-B2CC-23B437198A68&SMSID=Smart+Search&ViewName=htsDIY&EngineModelNumber=YBSXS&EngineType=5012...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs hard to crank over, briggs stratton engine, yardman lawn tractor
briggs stratton engine, yardman lawn tractor, briggs stratton: Hi Joel, I suspect a weak starter or dirty wire connections. Follow my No Cranking proceedure below, using what applies, to test the components. Let me know how you make out. Michael I would check the starter first. Jump the positive battery terminal...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Intek I/C 21 hp v twin, metal spacer, throttle shaft
metal spacer, throttle shaft, gasket set: Hello Again Mike: Some Other Causes for this would be the Flywheel Key being Damaged. This Throws Off the Timing of the Plug Firing. A Sticking Exhaust Valve or a Burnt or Loose Valve Seat. It Sounds like you have Eliminated the Carburetor and Head Gasket...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs intake Valve seat, valve seat, chioce
valve seat, chioce, seat area: Hello Tim: If you want to Solve the Problem and Be Sure it wont Bother you again, then Take the Engine to a Shop and have an Oversized Seat Installed. This is the Only way to Properly Repair this Problem. I have used the Pene Cure Before and this Only...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs to Kohler wiring, twin cylinder engine, hook ups
twin cylinder engine, hook ups, stator: Hello Allen: Unless the Stator/Alternator/Charger Hook Up is Different, the Rest of the Hook Ups Should be the Same for Both Engines. The Wire Ends May be Different, but the Wires Go to the Same Components as on the Briggs Engine. If you Hit a Snag or this...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs - Mcculloch M7053D lawnmower, lawnmower wont start, hello dawn
lawnmower wont start, hello dawn, adjustment screws: Hello Dawn: 1- Is the Plug Firing? Remove the Spark Plug. Wrap a Wire Around the Threads and Attach the Other End of the Wire to the Engine Block Turn the Engine and See if the Plug Fires. If No, then Disconnect the Control Bracket Shut Off Wire First,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Mod # 98902 Fuel flow/Carb issue, air mixture, side discharge
air mixture, side discharge, operator control: Hello David: Since this Carburetor is Plastic, you May want to Purchase a New One. The Clean and Rebuild on the Plastic Carburetors is a Hit and Miss. Most of the People I have Talked to have Purchased a New Plastic Carburetor because the Kit is Have...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Model 190432 - 3035, type numbers, happy holiday
type numbers, happy holiday, condenser: Hi Luis: I Mistyped the Type Numbers (0035 instead of 3035) when Looking up your Engine. You are Correct. This Engine has a Magnetron Ignition Coil. The Part Number is 398811. I Appologize for the Mistake. The Coil Requires Replacing; this Engine has NO...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Model 190432, steering wheel puller, 6 digits
steering wheel puller, 6 digits, 4 digits: Hi Luis: Yes, from your Description, it Sounds like the Coil/Ign Coil/Magnetron Coil is Heating Up, then Breaking Down and Not Firing the Plug. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.smallenginepartswarehouse.com/parts.asp...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Motor, crankcase breather, valve lifters
crankcase breather, valve lifters, vertical shaft: I m not sure how well this would work. But would be cool if you could make it happen. The side of the engine that the carb is mounted to would have to be on top. Their is a crankcase breather in the top of most vertical shaft engines and depending in the type...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs model 10G902, briggs and stratton, yardman mower
briggs and stratton, yardman mower, float bowl: This is usually a gasket problem. There is a small port in the front of the carb that the air from the prime flows through. if the gasket is blown it travels the path of lease resistance. While you have the airbox off drop the float bowl and give it a quick...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs motor excessive rpm's, won't idle down, briggs stratton, throttle lever
briggs stratton, throttle lever, troybilt: Hello James: This Problem is Rare But it Does Happen. The Internal Governor has Broken. Go to this Addy http://shop.briggsandstratton.com/BShopProductListingPage.asp?rsvp=0&PARENTID=0&SessionID=43C7B3A0-6A44-4EB2-B2CC-23B437198A68&MECID=100&CATALOGID=56B2B9A7-283C-11D4-8886-00B0D0203414...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs motor locked up, briggs stratton, ship engines
briggs stratton, ship engines, federal transportation: You may be able to unlock the engine but I would remove the starter and spark plug before trying it. Once those parts are removed you can rotate the engine backwards and see if it will unlock. Briggs and other manufactures cannot ship engines with oil...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs OHV 17, crankcase pressure, crankcase breather
crankcase pressure, crankcase breather, ohv engines: Hello Joe: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.smallenginepartswarehouse.com/parts.asp and Select the Shop Online Parts Look Up. Then Select the Model...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Oil Consumption, blown head gasket, gpm pumps
blown head gasket, gpm pumps, internal engine components: Hello Brian: Have you Cleaned or Replaced the Crankcase Breather? Usually the Problem you Described is Caused by the Crankcase Vent Not Operating Properly, a Cracked/Broken Compression Ring Allowing too Much Cylinder Pressure Into the Crankcase or a Blown...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs runs great quits after 10-15 minutes, cylinder compression, full tank
cylinder compression, full tank, type numbers: Hi Bill: WOW Your Luck with this is like Mine with Some to the Units I Work on. LOL. If the Unit is Allowed to Cool for 30 Minutes or More; Does it Run Again for Approximately 15 Minutes and Act Up Again? If Yes, then Place an Inline Spark Tester on the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and S 3.5 Hp L engine, piston ring, diapragm
piston ring, diapragm, leak gas: Most of the warped carburetors I ve found don t really leak gas like you found. Rather, they seap, very slowly, you hardly notice it. In fact you probably will only notice it by the dirt that seems to accumulate in that area. Another interesting factoid...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Sputtering, briggs and stratton, proper manuals
briggs and stratton, proper manuals, huskee: Hello Jeremy: Check the Gas Tank Cap and Ensure it is Venting Properly. Change the Gas Filter (if it has One). Run the Engine Until it Quits and Check for Fire at the Plug when it Quits. **BE CAREFUL PLEASE HOT PARTS** If No Fire, then the Coil/Ignition...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Statton 18.5 verticle problem, briggs and statton, jumper wire
briggs and statton, jumper wire, volt light: Hi George, I suspect a weak battery. Follow my No Cranking procedure below, using what applies. Let me know how you make out. Michael I would check the starter first. Jump the positive battery terminal to the starter and it should crank over. If...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs &Strat 21 hp vanguard carb, fuel residue, sea foam
fuel residue, sea foam, little sea: Sounds like you need to clean the carb and change the oil. Black smoke means to much fuel. When a carb leaks, fuel dribbles by the valves and into the crankcase. Clean the carb and change the oil, good things will happen. Sea foam will remove varnish...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Strat 6hp won't stay running, surface tension of water, gummie bear
surface tension of water, gummie bear, float bowl: You got it, I would have to agree with you. Whenever I work on a carb the fuel tank allways gets cleaned. If the fuel line is cracked and brittle on the outside its probably coming apart on the inside too. Sometimes a fuel line feels like a gummie bear when...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Straten 5 HP motor, briggs and straten, hp briggs
briggs and straten, hp briggs, sp engine: Hi Duane, The carb most likely has dirt, debris, gummed fuel or water inside. You will need to remove the carb, disassemble it, clean all the small internal openings and blow it out with compressed air. Probe each and every hole with a small wire. A...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Straton 18 HP gas in oil, briggs straton, hp gas
briggs straton, hp gas, crankcase: Brandon The float/needle in the carb is not sealing 100% so the gas is leaking into the crankcase. If the needle & seat are worn then replacement is best, but first be sure fuel tank & line are clean or it will get dirty as fast as you clean it. Thank...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Straton 6.0 Craftsman sputters, briggs straton, starter fluid
briggs straton, starter fluid, carburator: Hello Rory: It could be Water in the Carburator. Can you Run the Engine for 25 to 30 Seconds with Starter Fluid? If you can, then the Carburator has gotten Water/Trash into it. Hope this Helps. Let me know what Happens, Please. Good Luck Respectfully...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Straton Engine, adjustment screws, carburetor body
adjustment screws, carburetor body, needle valve: Hello Joe: Remove, Disassemble and Soak Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner (I Use Gunk). I have Found that Most People can Use a Breakdown/IPL and Disassemble the Carburetor Enough for Proper Cleaning. You Only have to Remove the Bowl, Float Pin, Float and...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Straton Engine - Stalling, briggs straton engine, hp briggs
briggs straton engine, hp briggs, self propelled lawn mower: Hi Peter, This problem is common. The engine starting only after priming, indicates a lack of fuel to the engine. Check the primer bulb for any holes or tears. Then, make sure you have a good fuel flow to the carb but the carb most likely has dirt, debris,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Straton Engine, briggs straton engine, wheel horse
briggs straton engine, wheel horse, horse work: Hi Ernie, I would make sure that there is nothing binding in the deck and that it is not placing an abnormal load on the engine. Also check the pto clutch and pulley, for binding. If the deck works freely, then I would suspect that the engine is getting...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Straton will not start, briggs straton, float bowl
briggs straton, float bowl, time steve: This problem is most likely the carburetor; we see this problem several times each day. Are the small holes in the float bowl nut clean? Is your gas less than 30 days old? Do you have a primer button on the air filter housing? If so, the gasket behind...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Straton Valve Seat, briggs straton, craftsman lawn tractor
briggs straton, craftsman lawn tractor, hp briggs: The manual tells you to peen around the seat. Basically you make sure the seat is in place and then use a center punch and smash the aluminum around the seat to hold it in place. This will work for a while but I ve seats pop out after peening. JB Weld...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Strattan 3.5 HP keeps stalling, engine model type, engine numbers
engine model type, engine numbers, screen filter: If you have a pulsa-prime carburetor, there is a metal screen filter on the main fuel tube. I need the engine model, type and code number to tell which carb you have. Search the internet for carburetor cleaning or rebuilding and send me the engine numbers...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Strattan small gasoline engine, gasoline engine, weed eater
gasoline engine, weed eater, mosquitos: ELIZABETH, MY GOODNESS GAL...NO MOW AS YOU WOULD. WHEN DONE WITH THE FRONT YARD ADD SOME FRESH GAS. AND MOW THE BACK. THE MOWER IS GONNA SMOKE LIKE AN OLD BEATLE S MOVIE BUT NOTHING SHOULD BE HURT. IT YOU WANT YOU CAN DRAIN OR EMPTY AS MUCH AS YOU CAN...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratten engine starting problem, float bowl, tank fuel
float bowl, tank fuel, briggs stratten: Hi Steve, The float, needle or seat, is probably not allowing a good fuel flow. Check the following: The float should be adjusted parallel to the bowl gasket when the needle is closed. The needle and seat may be sticking and in need of replacement. There...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratten Motor, briggs and stratten, garden tiller
briggs and stratten, garden tiller, emery cloth: Hi Bob, Yes, if your engine has ignition points, they would be located under the flywheel. See my removal proceedure below. If no points, the ignition coil may be bad. With the trimmer, try adjusting the mixture screws. The high speed mixture screw...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratten, phase generator, small spring
phase generator, small spring, briggs stratten: Hello Graham: Did you Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaning Solution? If Not, then the Carburetor can Still be the Problem. Sprays and Wires Will Not Clean a Dirty/Clogged Carburetor. Send me the Model, Type and Code Numbers Off of the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton, briggs stratton, carburator
briggs stratton, carburator, type numbers: Hello Brian: Clean and rebuild the Carburator. Remove and Disassemble the Carburator. Soak Overnight in Cleaning Solution(Gunk carburator cleaner). Blow Out All Passages with Compressed Air. Install Kit. You can View a Breakdown of the Carburator at...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 10 HP OHV won't start, florida hurrican season, briggs and stratton
florida hurrican season, briggs and stratton, hp briggs: Make sure your oil level is full that engine has a low oil shut down. If that checks out the remove the engine shroud to expose the coil. Next remove the wire on the backside of the coil. Now check spark. If still no spark then the coil is bad. If you get...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 11hp, crankcase oil, briggs and stratton
crankcase oil, briggs and stratton, wheel horse: Hello Peter: The Gas Enters the Crankcase Oil whenever the Carburator Floods. This Happens when the Gas Enters the Cylinder through the Intake Valve and then Seeps by the Rings into the Crankcase. Send me the Model, Type and Code Numbers Off of the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 12.5 hp engine, briggs stratton, hp engine
briggs stratton, hp engine, blown engine: Hello Janice: There are Several Engines that can be Purchased to Replace your Blown Engine. Briggs & Stratton and The Other Engine Manufactures have Replacements. All that is Required to Match Your Engine is HP, Crankshaft Length and Diameter, Controls...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratton 12.5 28v707-1113, murray riding mower, briggs stratton
murray riding mower, briggs stratton, hp motor: tell ya one easy way to handle this take your plug out and stick a screwdriver down the hole and turn it over by hand and see if the screwdriver moves up and down if it doesn t you have a blowed up engine if it does something else is wrong just let me know...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 12.5. H.P. small engine, briggs stratton, speed needle
briggs stratton, speed needle, needle valve: Hi Joe, Sorry for my delay. It was a busy holiday here. There should be an adjustment. If not, there might be a replaceable jet and if so, you can get a smaller one. Make sure that the air filter is not dirty, which would richen up the mixture....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratton 12 hp Starts and Stalls, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, husqvarna rider: Hello Shawn: Make Sure the Gas is Free Flowing to the Carburetor. From your Description it Sounds like the Carburetor need to be Removed, Disassembled and Soaked Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner(I use Gunk. Then Blow Out the Passages with Compressed Air...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 12HP on Dynamark Rider, briggs and stratton, cam shaft
briggs and stratton, cam shaft, oil system: The oil system uses a slinger that is driven by the cam shaft. It basically splashes the oil around; this is why it is important not to overfill the oil. I would run the engine to warm it up and change the oil several times to clean it out before you use...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratton 15.5 Craftsman I/C Platinum, blown head gasket, briggs stratton
blown head gasket, briggs stratton, valve stems: Hello Andy: What is the Cylinder Compression? The Head Gasket May be Blown Between the Valve Stems and the Compression Chamber. Turn the Idle Air Mixture Screw Clockwise 1/4 Turn. This May Cure the Black Smoke When Starting. The Grey Smoke would be from...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 15.5hp OHV engine, briggs stratton, safety switches
briggs stratton, safety switches, torque wrench: Hello Mike: I Set the Valves on Briggs as Follows: Set the Engine to TDC. Then Set the Intake to .003in - .005in and the Exhaust to .008in - .010in. I have Tried to Set them According to Briggs Instructions and have the Same Problem as you Each time...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 16.5 OHV, twin cylinder engines, briggs and stratton
twin cylinder engines, briggs and stratton, steering wheel puller: Hello Jim: Check the Valve Clearances and Make Sure they Are Set Correctly. I Do Not Use the Setting Called for by the OEMs. I have Found that the Following Works Best. Remove the Valve Cover (on the Dead Cylinder for Twin Cylinder Engines). Set the Cylinder...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 16.5 HP vertical Engine, briggs stratton, vertical shaft
briggs stratton, vertical shaft, vertical engine: Hello Roger: I have seen this Many Times. 1- The Starter May be Gragging when it is Hot. 2- The Battery Can May have a Weak Cell. Send me the Model Numbers Off of the Engine, Please. I can then Look at a Diagram of this Engine and Better Assist you....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 17.5hp, briggs stratton, new spark
briggs stratton, new spark, gas tank: Hello Sherri: Check the Fuel Shut Off in the Carburetor. It has Wires Going to it. Turn Off the Gas Flow to the Carburetor. Remove the Solenoid and Turn the Ignition Switch On. The Solenoid Needle Should Draw Into the Housing. Turn the Switch Off the Needle...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 18.5HP Lawn Tractor, briggs stratton, carborator
briggs stratton, carborator, engine numbers: Hello Tony: Send me the Make, Model, Type and Code Numbers Off of the Engine, Please. It sounds like the Carburator is Flooding the Engine when Put under a Load. The Black Smoke is a Good Indicator of Flooding. With the Engine Numbers I can View a Breakdown...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 19.5HP engine, craftsman riding lawn mower, briggs and stratton
craftsman riding lawn mower, briggs and stratton, riding lawn mower: Hello Ryan: There are Several Possible Cause for this Problem. 1- The Fuel Shut Off is Not Working Properly. 2- The Carburetor Needs to be Cleaned and Rebuilt. 3- The Valves need to be Adjusted. Send me the Model Numbers Off the Engine, Please. With these...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratton 19 hp vanguard, briggs stratton, code numbers
briggs stratton, code numbers, model type: Hello Ed: Send me the Model, Type and Code Numbers, Please. With these I can View a Breakdown of the Engine and Better Assist you. I Prefer to see the Breakdown so I can be Sure of the Style Governor this Engine has. Thanks. Respectfully Joh...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton, briggs and stratton, center bolt
briggs and stratton, center bolt, speed hub: Hello Richard: The Numbers are Stamped into the Blower Housing(metal engine cover) Usually above the Spark Plug. From your Description It Sounds like you are Talking about the Blade Adapter. If this Is Correct, then Remove the Center Bolt and the Adapter...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs/Stratton 22HP Intek Governor, briggs stratton, intek
briggs stratton, intek, busy holiday: Hi John, Sorry for my delay. It was a busy holiday here. I m not sure what to tell you. It isn t a common problem. If the shaft doesn t move you might have to disassemble the engine. I am swamped with questions and can t give follow up answers...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 26 hp Engine, briggs and stratton, hp briggs
briggs and stratton, hp briggs, compression check: Hi Jim- About all you can do at this point is drop the fuel bowl and check for water. If thats ok- you need to take this engine to a good shop so they can perform a proper compression check. You need to findout if you have a burnt valve or not. I don t...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 2BSXS won't stay running, briggs stratton, new spark
briggs stratton, new spark, code numbers: Hello Scott: Remove the Gas Line from the Inlet Port of the Carburetor and Ensure you have the Gas Free Flowing to the Carburetor. If the Gas is Free Flowing to the Carburetor, then the Carburetor needs to be Cleaned and Rebuilt. From you Description...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 3.0HP Rototiller, briggs stratton, old briggs
briggs stratton, old briggs, code numbers: Hello Katie: Send me the Model Numbers Off the Engine, Please. With these I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you. The Model, Type and Code Numbers are STAMPED into the Blower Housing (metal engine cover) above the Spark Plug or Above the Muffler....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratton 3.5 HP Engine, valve stem seals, briggs stratton
valve stem seals, briggs stratton, coleman generator: Hi Marc, The compression is low. Not low enough to prevent running but not the 125 and up, that is normal for a rebuilt engine. It is probably low because of the leaking, which is causing the crankcase to become pressurized. I would check the valve stem...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 31C707 Valve Settings, craftsman riding mower, briggs stratton
craftsman riding mower, briggs stratton, blade style: Hello Matt: Set the Engine to TDC. Using a Blade Style Feeler Gauge Set the Intake Valve Clearence to .002in - .003in and the Ehaust Valve Clearance to .008in - .010in. Hope this Helps. The Gap you are Seting is Between the Valve Stem Top and the Rocker...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 4 hp lawn mower, briggs and stratton, starter fluid
briggs and stratton, starter fluid, throttle plate: Hi Bob, Your research is a help. If it runs with added fuel but not on its own, then there is a fuel flow problem. The carb probably is gummed up or has some dirt or debris in it. You will need to remove the carb, disasemble, clean all the small openings...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton, briggs and stratton, little skipper
briggs and stratton, little skipper, thanks in advance: try starting it again. adjust carb if needed. as soon as it shuts down pull plug, and test for spark. by a tester or ? by holding away from block about 1/2 inch. while turning it over. if spark is gone not there? your coil is shot.... it begins...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 42E707 Fuel Problem, briggs and stratton, craftsman model
briggs and stratton, craftsman model, diaphragm spring: Hello Earl: You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.smallenginepartswarehouse.com/parts.asp and Select the Shop Online Parts Look Up. Then Select the Model Tab. Then Select the OEM and Enter the Model and Type Numbers....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 5.5hp throttle assembly, briggs stratton, throttle assembly
briggs stratton, throttle assembly, throttle control: Hello Lugene: Follow the Throttle Control Cable to the Throttle Control Bracket on the Engine. Have Someone Move the Throttle. You will See Where the Spring will Attach at this Location. It Should Pull the Spring When the Other End is Attached. The...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratton 5 HP governeror control, briggs stratton, throttle shaft
briggs stratton, throttle shaft, google search: Hello Again Kelly: You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.smallenginepartswarehouse.com/parts.asp and Select the Shop Online Parts Look Up. Then Select the Model Tab. Then Select the OEM and Enter the Model and Type Numbers...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 5 HP model 130202, homelite chainsaw, briggs stratton
homelite chainsaw, briggs stratton, suction tubes: How old is the Briggs engine? Did you replace the fuel pump diaphragm? For the saw, how old is it. Carb, dirty muffler spark arrestor or clogged exhaust port can cause the problem. If the spark arrestor, muffler or exhaust port have never been cleaned...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 5 hp engine, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, air mixture: Hello Karen: Setting the Carburator is the Same, but can Only be Performed after the Governor is Set. To Set the Governor Control Arm to the Shaft Properly: 1- Hook up the Linkage to the Carburator from the Governor Arm. 2- Loosen the Governor Arm From...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratton 5 hp, wire armature, briggs stratton
wire armature, briggs stratton, piston head: You cannot change the compression with the decompressor. The decompressor reduces compression to make the engine easier to turn over while starting. Then whatever compression the engine is capable of is what the engine runs at. The centrifugal weights also...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton, briggs stratton, dual coil
briggs stratton, dual coil, coil system: Hello Doug: The Voltage should be 12.8 VDC at Mid RPM and 13.6 VDC at the Battery. The Output from the Stator to the Regulator should be About 15.8 to 16.6 VDC or Higher at Full Throttle . If the DC Voltage is Correct, then the AC Voltage will be Correct....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 5hp Quantum XTL, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, throttle shaft: Hello Again Paul: The Governor Shaft is Supposed to Move Only When you Move the Throttle Control Lever or the Linkage; Not when you Turn the Engine Crank. When the ENgine is Off, you should be Able to Move the Throttle Control Lever and see the Governor...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 6.5hp Lawn Mower, briggs stratton, engine crankcase
briggs stratton, engine crankcase, starter cord: Gas in the oil can only come from one place...the carburetor. When this happens, most of the time the carburetor inlet needle did not seal for some reason or another and allowed gas to flow into the engine crankcase. The gas thins the oil and the thin oil...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton, jay poole, briggs and stratton
jay poole, briggs and stratton, crank shaft: Hello Mark: The Crankshaft Number of your Mower is B&S # 494035. The Type Number are Used to Seperate Changes to the Specific Engine Models. The Changes May be in the Crankshaft, Carburetor, Oil Slinger, ect. I Suggest you Contact Jay Poole, who is...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton 6hp Intek runs on choke only, blown head gasket, carburetor body
blown head gasket, carburetor body, intake leaks: Hello Dan: 1- Did you Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner? If No, then the Carburetor can Still be the Cause of this Problem. Remove, Disassemble and Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner (I Use Gunk). I have Found that Most...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 8 HP Model 195437 Type 0150, briggs and stratton, steering wheel puller
briggs and stratton, steering wheel puller, question pool: Hello Pete: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. From your description, it Sounds like the Flywheel Key is Damaged and Has the Spark Plug Firing a Little Out of Time. Remove the Blower Housing (metal engine cover). Remove...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratton 80202 1720 01, air fuel mixture, briggs stratton
air fuel mixture, briggs stratton, throttle quadrant: Many Briggs idle speeds are 1800 rpm. Is the air/fuel mix jet removable? Not just the needle, but the jet? Have you checked to see if the carb, tank and diaphragm cover are warped? We used to find a lot of carbs warped. A warped carb can cause...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 80302 engine., carburetor body, merry tiller
carburetor body, merry tiller, briggs and stratton: Hello Again John: I Just Read your Comments. Thanks for the Ratings and the Good Words. I want Everyone to Feel as you Do. I Enjoy Knowing I have Helped Someone Save Time and Money. Till Next Time. May All Your Mechanical Problems be SMALL ONES and May...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton 8hp model #195707, briggs and stratton, throttle control
briggs and stratton, throttle control, govenor: Hello Donna: Loosen the Governor Arm from the Shaft. Turn the Governor Shaft Towards the Spark Plug. Use the Governor Arm and Hold the Carburetor to Full Throttle and Tighten the Governor to the Shaft. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Accelerating Problem, briggs and stratton, water in the fuel
briggs and stratton, water in the fuel, t drain: Hi Ric, Look into the carb inlet and check the choke plate for proper close and open positions. If you haven t, drain the fuel from the carb float bowl and fuel tank. Water in the fuel may be the problem. If still no good, then try to keep it running...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Alternator, briggs stratton, using a multimeter
briggs stratton, using a multimeter, dc volts: Are you sure all 4 wires come from the alternator (stator), they aren t. 2 are ignition and 2 are charging.Find the 2 wires in the harness that are the same color. Probably brown or yellow. Test between those to wires for AC voltage. It needs to be 28+ volts...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Carb on Murry Lawn Tractor, briggs and stratton, hp model
briggs and stratton, hp model, lawn tractor: Hi Gabe, I suspect that the carb plate or butterfly inside the carb throat has come loose. Remove the air cleaner and look inside the carb throat. When the rotary disk on top of the carb is moved by the linkage, the internal plate should move and regulate...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Carb., briggs stratton, murray lawn tractor
briggs stratton, murray lawn tractor, hp briggs: Hello Kevin: Go to this Addy http://shop.briggsandstratton.com/BShopProductListingPage.asp?rsvp=0&PARENTID=0&SessionID=43C7B3A0-6A44-4EB2-B2CC-23B437198A68&MECID=100&CATALOGID=56B2B9A7-283C-11D4-8886-00B0D0203414 and Enter the Model Numbers 286707 and...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Carburetor, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, snapper mower: Well Geoff (Really different way of spelling Jeff), Are you of Nordic origin? I recommend that you get a cloth and plug up the hole you have in the gas tank. Try not to put the ole cigarettes out on the gas filled cloth. Gas is very combustible and will...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Choke Repair, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, 11hp briggs stratton: this is going to be hard to explain but if you look at the bracket on the engine that is bolted fast on the left side the is a grove that it slides into and what that does is when you extend your throttle all the way up it catches the loop and pulls it to...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratton Cutting out / stall, briggs stratton, sponge filter
briggs stratton, sponge filter, season climate: The sponge is just a baffle so gas doesn t slosh out. Many of those carbs, especially late models, have 2 fuel pick-up tubes in the carb. The long tube pulls fuel up to a small cup in the tank where the smaller tube picks up that fuel and delivers it to...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton carb., briggs and stratton, merry tiller
briggs and stratton, merry tiller, spring tension: Hello John: There is a Link that Goes from the Vane to the Throttle Valve Control(on the Carburetor). The Spring Hooks Into the Loop of this Link and Attaches to the Piviot on the Throttle Control Bracket. When the Throttle Cable Moves the Control Piviot,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton carburetor, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, craftsman riding mower: Hello Tony: You can View a Breakdown of this Engine at this Addy http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and Click on the B. Then Select Briggs and Stratton. Then Select Dont have Part Numbers. Then Scroll Down to the File # 28 and Click. Then Scroll Down...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton chipper/shredder, briggs stratton, chipper shredder
briggs stratton, chipper shredder, rip cord: Hi D, You will need to determine if the problem is a lack of spark or a lack of fuel flow. Right after it quits, remove the spark plug, reconnect the wire and lay it against the engine head. Pull the engine over and watch for spark at the plug s electrode....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton compression release, briggs stratton, cam lobes
briggs stratton, cam lobes, horizontal shaft: Hello Jim: Im Sorry but I have Never Seen a Cam Setup the Style you Described. If the Cam Lobes are Not Turning the Compression Release Cant Work. Actually the Engine Would be Hard to Start because of NO Release of Compression from the Valves Not Opening...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Engine, briggs stratton engine, briggs and stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton: Hello Jay: From your Description I suggest you Check the Gas Tank Cap and Ensure it is Venting the Tank Properly. If the Cap is Good, then Clean and Rebuild the Carburator. Soak the Carburator Overnight in Cleaning Solution(carburator cleaner) and then...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Engine, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, side cutters: To remove the flywheel you need a puller. It will be about 10.00 at a Briggs dealer. You can also use a harmonic balancer puller. To get the key out of the crank take a punch and drive the key towards the engine. The key way is ramped at the bottom and it...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Engine, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, adjustment screws: Hello Jerry: Now that we Know the Carburetor is Clean and is Not the Cause of the Problem, we can Continue with the Diagnostics. 95% of the Time the Carburetor is the Cause, so I Always Clean the Carburetor First, Regardless. Check the Compression. If...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Engine - Model #42A707, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, head gasket: Paul, could be several things, blown head gasket, valve seat loose or leaking, loose manifold bad ignition coil ...etc. Best to first to see if you have ignition (spark).... if so and you put a few drops of gas down the throat of the carb and it still does...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Engine Problem, twin cylinder engine, briggs and stratton
twin cylinder engine, briggs and stratton, carbarator: Hiya Chris- Sorry to hear that- someone didn t complete the job on your carb. The possibilities are as follows: 1- The float is bad and has fuel in it. 2- The Needle valve is stuck closed, or the little clip is out of position & not correctly installed...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Engine problem, briggs and stratton, internal passages
briggs and stratton, internal passages, diaphrams: This is the symptom of a carburetor issue. If equipped, adjust the high mixture screw to 1 1/2 turns out from lightly seated to see if this corrects. If there is no response, you will need to remove and thoroughly clean the carb, including pushing a piece...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Engine Smoke, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, engine smoke: Hello Abdel: Is the Engine Overfilled with Oil? Does the Engine Oil have a Gas Smell? If Yes, then Remove, Disassembel and Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaning Solution. Then Blow Out the Passages with Compressed Air. Install New Kit....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Engine Still Oscillating and Dies., briggs and stratton, engine rpms
briggs and stratton, engine rpms, gas tank: Hello Ryan: Check the Gas Tank Cap and Ensure it is Venting the Tank Properly. From your Description it Sounds like the Cap Isn t Venting and a Vacuum is Building in the Tank and Restricting the Gas Flow to the Carburetor. The Arm you are Watching Move...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Engine Won't Stay Running, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, briggs and stratton: Hello Jerry: Did you Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner? Then Blow Out the Passages with Compressed Air? The Only True Way to Properly Clean a Small Engine Carburetor is Soaking. Varnish Build Up Over Time in the Internal Passages of the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Engine Won't Start, briggs and stratton, mtd riding mower
briggs and stratton, mtd riding mower, shear pin: You either need to adjust the valves or replace the cam. The compression release isn t working. COMMON! Set the valves at .006 and see if the problem goes away. I m guessing it won t. 9 years ago the cam could have been replaced under warranty. I think...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Engine, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, crankcase pressure: The engine would still run with low compression, yes. Unfortunately, there is no real number for the compression as these engines are equipped with a decompressor function to make them easier to pull over to start. There are only two things that can cause...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton engine, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, starting handle: Besides the armature to flywheel gap and the flywheel key, there is no way to affect the timing. The armature to flywheel gap should be 0.010 but this wouldn t affect timing enough to cause this...you d be more likely to have a weak spark. This problem...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton engine, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, squeals: With the spark plug out and all accessories disengaged, you should be able to rotate the engine over freely by hand. If you can t you will have to see if there is something not fully disengaged that it is caused unnecessary resistance on the engine. Other...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton engine, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, delivery problem: Hiya Jim- sorry for the delay (vac). Fuel delivery problem sure enough. 1-Drop the fuel bowl and drain the water/gas. May also need a float kit if the float has gas INSIDE it (shake it). 2-Drain you gas tank, rinse it out with Kerosene, and replace/install...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton engine, coleman powermate generator, briggs stratton engine
coleman powermate generator, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton: Hello Grady: From the Breakdown/IPL I see this is Engine has the Screw Type Throttle Control. The Reason for this Design and Application is to Set the RPM s at the Lowest Allowed for the Generator to Produce Constant Current for the Job Application....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton engine on cement mixer, briggs stratton engine, cement mixer
briggs stratton engine, cement mixer, briggs stratton: When it dies pull the spark plug wire and see if it has spark. I m betting no. If no spark replace the coil. If spark, well...... The thing you need to do here is learn from this experience David. The dealer was irresponsible for even doing this job....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton engine failure, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, engine failure: Hello KC: Send me the Model and Type Numbers Off the Engine, Please. With these I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you. However, There are Several Reasons this May have Happened. 1- The Internal Balancer (if this model has one) May have Loosened...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton engine question, briggs and stratton, throttle cable
briggs and stratton, throttle cable, riding mower: Hello Tony: 1- Disconnect the Throttle Cable from the Throttle Control Plate. Does the Cable Move Freely? If No, then Replace the Throttle Cable. 2- Move the Governor Arm. Does it Move Easily or is it hard to Move? If Hard to Move, then Remove the Carburetor....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton engine repair, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton engine repair
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton engine repair, briggs stratton: You can use a large hammer and a chisel or screwdriver to remove the rest of the starter clutch (square piece). It threads on like a normal bolt...right to tighten left to loosen. The engine should have a cast iron flywheel. Use a hammer and hit the flywheel...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton engine, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, ring gaskets: If you are using SAE-30 oil, then the next items to check are the vavle breather and the dip-stick seals. Briggs had a problem with the oil dip-stick tube o-ring gaskets not sealing a fews years ago causing a loss of engine vacuum resulting in oil burning/blueish...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Flywheel Removal, murray riding lawnmower, briggs and stratton
murray riding lawnmower, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton: Hi Rick, I like to apply a pneumatic air chisel (with a blunt tip) to the crankshaft. At the same time, I apply upward pressure to the flywheel with 2 prybars. A helper person is usually needed. Let me know how you make out, although I will be away...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Flywheel removal, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, recoil starter: 3 screws hold the blower housing on, then you can get to the clutch and flywheel. Briggs sells a clutch removal tool. I ve heard customers mention using big plyers to unscrew the clutch; it just threads on like a big nut. Most snowblower flywheels are...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Fuel Problems, briggs stratton, model 609
briggs stratton, model 609, plug drain: Hello Ronnie: Remove the Spark Plug. Drain the Oil from the Crankcase and Let the Crankcase vent for 24 hrs. The Problem is the Gas Flow from the Tank is Leaking by the Carburator Float Needle and Seat. Purchase and Install a Cutoff Valve in the Gas...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Fuel Pumps, briggs stratton, crank case
briggs stratton, crank case, fuel pumps: Hello Steve: The Port on the Outside of the Pump is the Vacuum Port. The Inlet Port is the Top Port on the Back of the Pump and the Outlet Port is the Lower Port on the Back of the Pump. As Shown in the Site Addy Picture you Sent me; For Reference, the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Fuel pump, auxiliary fuel tank, briggs stratton
auxiliary fuel tank, briggs stratton, pulse type: Hello Mark: The Pulse Pumps Uses the Intake for the Pulse. You can Use an Electric Gas Pump if you have a Battery to Run the Pump. Use a 3 to psi Pump. Hope this Helps. I am here if you Require more Assistance. Let me know what Happens, Please. Thanks....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Fuel Selonoid issue, briggs and stratton, starter fluid
briggs and stratton, starter fluid, motor model: Hello Mort: From your Description it Sounds like the Solenoid is Heating Up and Closing Off the Gas Flow to the Carburetor Jet. Remove the Carburetor Solenoid and Take it to the Hardware Store. Purchase a Bolt of the Same Diameter and Threads. It Needs...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton fly wheel removal, briggs stratton, hp briggs
briggs stratton, hp briggs, starter clutch: There are either two or four small screws, going into the starter clutch that hold the screen on. Once removed, the starter clutch is also the nut that holds the flywheel on. You can loosen it by using a piece of wood and a hammer and tapping on one of the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton fuel mixture too rich, briggs and stratton, starter rope
briggs and stratton, starter rope, horizontal shaft: It s possible that the carb or tank, or both are warped allowing fuel to enter where is shouldn t. Same goes for the diaphragm cover. This is not very common but it is possible. Sometime you can use 2 gaskets on the tank/carb mounting point to rectify the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Govenor, briggs stratton, toro snow blower
briggs stratton, toro snow blower, middle hole: Paul What you have to do is install the linkage in the middle hole and start the engine to see how it runs,Ten you have to do is just keep trying each hole until the engine runs smooth and when you increase the throttle it will speed up.With out the correct...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Governor, briggs stratton, briggs and stratton
briggs stratton, briggs and stratton, push mower: Hello Joseph: You can View a Breakdown/IPL of the Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and Select the B. Then Select Briggs and Stratton. Then Select Don t have Part Numbers. Then Select the File #10. Then Select the Folder #10H900....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton (Intek) suspect water in carb, carburetor body, briggs stratton
carburetor body, briggs stratton, internal passages: Hello Again Neville: This Model Carburetor Does Not have the Welch Plug. You have Disassembled this Carburetor Plenty for Cleaning. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.smallenginepartswarehouse.com/parts.asp and Select...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton intermittent varoom, briggs and stratton, lawn mower engines
briggs and stratton, lawn mower engines, william edwards: These carbs are more difficult to fix. Most engine surging is caused by a carb problem. Normally we clean the carb with compressed air after we dis-assemble it. Once the carb is clean we put it back on the engine and check the engine RPM with a tachometer....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Lawn mower issue., briggs and stratton, lawn mower
briggs and stratton, lawn mower, good hope: Hello Tom: Sorry. Buy a New One. The Engine is Trashed. I have Very Little Doubt. All the Engines that Lock Up Will Sometimes free Up and then have a Knock or Run for a Few Minutes/Hours and then Lock Up for Good. Hope this Helps. I am Here if You Require...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratton Lawnmower, briggs stratton, starter cord
briggs stratton, starter cord, new homeowner: I will be very basic. I am very good at dumbing it down! Just look at my picture in the profile and you will see I am not operatin with all my marbles anyway. My first suggession as always would be to quit growing ivy. I hate that stuff. It makes you...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton lawn mower, briggs and stratton, leak gas
briggs and stratton, leak gas, oil leak: Hi Kelly, A repair could cost from $50 - $100+. The oil leak may be simple or require removal and disassembly of the engine. You will need to weigh that cost against a new mower. It also depends on how much use the old mower has seen and based on that...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs And Stratton lawn mower, briggs and stratton, spak
briggs and stratton, spak, safety switch: Hi Wayne, If the coil puts out power it should spark the plug unless the coil is weak. Is the safety switch okay? Try another plug to rule out this one being bad. With the model numbers you have, you might find info at: http://www.briggsandstratton.com/display/Router.asp?DocID=64103...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton leaking gas, briggs and stratton, retainer ring
briggs and stratton, retainer ring, screw driver: Hello Wendy: Replace the Primer Bulb First. There should be No Gas running from the Primer Bulb. Take a Screw Driver and Pop the Retainer Ring Holding the Primer Bulb in Place. The New Bulb will have a New Retainer Ring. Hope this Helps. Good Luck...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton little or no spark, toro wheel horse, briggs and stratton
toro wheel horse, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton: Hello Jim: There is a First Time for Everything. I have Never had a Coil Function as you Described. However, Antyhing is Possible when Working on Engines. If the Fire is the Problem, Then Replace the Coil/ Ignition Module. You can View a Parts breakdown...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratton Model 28V707, murray lawn tractor, briggs stratton
murray lawn tractor, briggs stratton, tank valve: Make sure the choke is closing properly; sometimes the throttle/choke cable needs to be adjusted. For the ruff running, clamp off the fuel line or turn the tank valve off. Remove the carburetor float bowl nut located on the bottom of the carb and drain...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Model Series 407777 Riding Mower, briggs and stratton, v twin
briggs and stratton, v twin, timeing: Run a jumper wire, I have one with clips on it, from the positive battery cable to the solednoid. Unplug the wire from the soleniod and clip the other end of the jumper wire to the post on the soleniod. Be careful not to touch any other parts other than...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton on MTD walk behind, briggs and stratton, diaphram
briggs and stratton, diaphram, passages: Hello Thorens: Did you Blow out all Ports and Passages of the Carb when you Cleaned it and Put in the New Diaphram? Also the Primer Bulb needs to be Replaced anytime the Carb is Overhauled. The Problem is Still in the Carb. Replace the Primer Bulb and...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratton Murray 3.5 HP, briggs stratton, coil ignition
briggs stratton, coil ignition, code numbers: Hello Freddy: If the Engine Starts and Quits or Starts and Quits After 30 Seconds to 1 Minute, then the Most Common cause is the Carburetor needs to be Cleaned and Rebuilt. If the Engine Starts and Runs for 5 to 10 Minutes and Quits, then the Most Common...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Murry 3.5 throttle-free lawnmower, briggs stratton, carburator
briggs stratton, carburator, model numbers: Hello Cindy: Check the Compression. It should be 70psi Minimum. If the Compression is Good, then the Carburetor is Still Dirty. Did you Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner? Did you Blow Out the Carburetor Passages with compressed Air?...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton magneto, briggs stratton, crank case
briggs stratton, crank case, air gap: Hello Will: If I Understand you Correctly; the Wire from the Coil/Magneto goes Under the Flywheel and the Shutoff Wire Comes Out from Under the Flywheel at the Same Point the Coil/Magneto Goes Under it. If this is Correct, then this Engine has a Contact...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton model 130902 Throttle, briggs and stratton, throttle linkage
briggs and stratton, throttle linkage, 6 digits: Hello Fred: The Rod with the Spring Around it is the Throttle Link Rod and the Springs ONLY Purpose is to Keep the Rod Snug when it is Connected to the Carburetor and the Governor Arm. This Should Not Affect the Engine Operation. It Sounds to me like the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton motor, briggs stratton, crank shaft
briggs stratton, crank shaft, valve timing: Hello Peter: The Notch Usually Points towards the Cam or Towards the Flywheel. The Timing Mark/Dot on the Crankshaft Matches the Timing Mark/Dot on the Cam. This Automatically Sets the Valve Timing. The Flywheel Key Sets the Plug Timing. Hope this Helps....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratton motor problem, briggs stratton, c briggs
briggs stratton, c briggs, float bowl: Hard to say whether the motor is permanently damaged but it you have fuel in the oil, the problem is related to either the inlet needle / seat /float assembly in the carburetor or, if equipped, the fuel pump allowing fuel into the engine via the impulse passage....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratton motor, briggs stratton, altenator
briggs stratton, altenator, yardman: Hello Dan: The Stator (Alternator/Charger) is Located Under the Flywheel. Remove the Flywheel Nut and Attach a Steeering Wheel Puller to the Flywheel. Tighten the uller and then Hit the Puller. Repeat this Process Until the Flywheel Pops Up or Loosens....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton mower engine, craftsman lawn mower, briggs and stratton
craftsman lawn mower, briggs and stratton, gas filter: Hello Jon: Briggs Doesnt Offer a Breakdown/IPL for this Engine at this Time. Some of the Newer Mowers Do Have a Gas Filter Depending on the Mower Model Numbers. You can go to this Addy http://www3.sears.com/ and Click on the Lawn Equipment Box. Then...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton points, briggs and stratton, reputable shop
briggs and stratton, reputable shop, reel mowers: keith- not too familiar with reel mowers- but with an older briggs engine the points are under the flywheel, which you ll have to remove. If you re not familiar with tools, feeler gages, and have limited tooling available consider taking this into a reputable...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton power loss, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, auto one: Hello Stuart: Thanks for the Pics. You have the Non-Adjustable Carburator. Bad thing About these Carburators is If Cleaning them Doesnt Help, It has to be Replaced. The Auto Throttle wont Balance if the Carburator has any kind of Internal Problem. As...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratton Quattro 4hp, briggs stratton, generac portables
briggs stratton, generac portables, hi neighbor: Hi Jon, Sorry for my delay. Look in the carb throat to see if the throttle plate is opening when you advance the throttle lever. You can try adjusting the carb jets but they shouldn t have moved from when it last ran well. Let me know how you make...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Quattro ignition, briggs and stratton, match book
briggs and stratton, match book, starter fluid: Hello Matt: The Coil Gap is .020in. A Match Book Works Well for Setting the Coil. Place the Match Book Between the Coil and the Flywheel Magnet. With the Magent Holding the Coil, Tighten the Coil. Then Turn the Flywheel and Pull the Match Book at the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs And Stratton riding mower, briggs and stratton, internal passages
briggs and stratton, internal passages, noise issue: It s hard to say what the loud noise may have been but if you left fuel in it over the winter, you will need to drain the system and thoroughly clean the carb. Cleaning the carb means using a piece of tag wire to push through all of the internal passages,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Sucking/Blowing Oil, briggs stratton, crank case
briggs stratton, crank case, head gasket: Hello Again Mike: You will Need to Deglaze the Cylinder and Make Sure the Ring Gaps are Set at 12 O clock, 4 O clock and 8 O clock Position on the Piston. Did you Check the End Gap of the Rings? The Ring End Gap Should Not be More Than .030in. The Proper...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton shattered connecting rod, briggs and stratton, metallic sound
briggs and stratton, metallic sound, failure analysis: Derek Connecting rod failures will provide some of the greatest challenges to your failure analysis expertise. Sometimes the indicators will be pretty clear. However, in other cases, they may be difficult to spot, or there may be two or three indicators...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton: No spark, briggs and stratton, electronic ignition module
briggs and stratton, electronic ignition module, spark plug wire: It should have points unless someone has installed an electronic ignition module. If it still has points I would recommend checking into an electronic igntion module. Briggs would be best, but they are higher than an after-market module. Check you local...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton- no spark, briggs stratton, engine cranks
briggs stratton, engine cranks, throttle control: Hello John: Remove the Coil Lead from the Switch. It Shows Yellow in Your Diagram. This Wire Needs to be Removed as Close to the Coil As Possible, ie The Mounting Bracket for the Throttle Control If on a Riding Mower. Make Sure this Lead Cant Touch...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Stratton no spark, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, safety switches: Randy, I suspect a bad coil or safety switch. The switches are located in or near the seat and used with the blade engagement system. Trace the wiring from the keyswitch through the safety switches and finally to the coil. Let me know how you make...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton will not start, mtd yardmachines, briggs stratton
mtd yardmachines, briggs stratton, gas tank: Hello Andrew: Did you Lap the Valve in? If No, then that is the Reason for Low Compression. Did you Set the Valve Lash(clearance between the Valve Stem and Tappet). This will Also cause Loss of Compression. Compression Needs to be 70psi or Better. Anything...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton starting problem, briggs and stratton, vertical shaft
briggs and stratton, vertical shaft, plug holes: Sounds like you may have an issue with debris under the inlet needle in the carb. Try removing the spark plugs and see if the engine turns over (make sure you keep the plug wires away from the spark plug holes as gasoline may spurt out of them). If the cylinders...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton not starting, briggs and stratton, ohv motor
briggs and stratton, ohv motor, craftsman riding mower: Does it turn over or not? Turning over means it will spin. Does it spin. If yes does it have spark. These are must questions. Carbs don t pump fuel they atomize fuel in a controlled mist conducive to explosion under compression. If fuel is pumping ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Throttle, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, hp briggs: Hello Bill: If you can Operate the Carburetor by Hand and it Revs Up and down Properly, but will Not Operate by the Throttle; then it Sounds like the Internal Governor has Broken and needs to be Replaced. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Throttle, briggs and stratton, throttle plate
briggs and stratton, throttle plate, throttle control: Hello Dave: If the Carburetor Thru Shaft is Moving, then the Screws that Hold the Throttle Plate to the Thru Shaft have Come Out. You will have to Remove the End Plug of the Carburetor to Do this Repair. Go to this Addy http://www.outdoordistributors.com/...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Tiller problem, briggs and stratton, old briggs
briggs and stratton, old briggs, starter fluid: Hey Mukesh, You would need to use any pipe clenaer you can find. The best would be metal wire bristle pipe cleaner. To determine if you needed a new carb, you msut first attempt to clean the carb. Then if not all goes well or it doesn t work well or at all...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton twin 18 hp Deck belt installlation, briggs stratton, pulleys
briggs stratton, pulleys, model number: Hey Larry! I can get you a diagram- but I ll need the model number of the mower, from Sears, it ll be like a 917.346275 , something like that. Send that number to theniceguy_26251@yahoo.com and I ll send ya a diagram - (I can t attach images to this...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton twin cylinder, briggs and stratton, defective coil
briggs and stratton, defective coil, reputable shop: Gary OK- you have one of two problems. I m most concerned with your non-firing cylinders compression- you may have a burned valve. When you swapped the coil leads did the engine still run on the one good cylinder? This would indicate the coil is ok, and...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Vanguard Carb, scott bonnar, briggs and stratton
scott bonnar, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton: Hello Rob: You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.smallenginepartswarehouse.com/parts.asp and Select the Shop Online Parts Look Up. Then Select the Model Tab. Then Select the OEM and Enter the Model and Type Numbers. Then...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Vanguard Engine, briggs stratton, riding lawnmower
briggs stratton, riding lawnmower, palm of my hand: Hi Rick, Seems like a fuel flow problem. The carb most likely has dirt, debris, gummed fuel or water inside. You will need to remove the carb, disassemble it, clean all the small internal openings and blow it out with compressed air. Probe each and every...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Vanguard engine, briggs and stratton, crankcase oil
briggs and stratton, crankcase oil, mechanical compression: Hello John: Check the Crankcase Oil and Ensure it is Not Overfilled. Check the Flywheel Key for Damage. If these are Good, Then Reset the Valve Clearance. Set the Engine at TDC. Then Set the Intake Valve .002in - .004in and the Exhaust Valve .008in - .010in.....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton Vanguard OHV engine, vanguard ohv, briggs and stratton
vanguard ohv, briggs and stratton, ohv engine: this is hard to determine without finding out exactly where the oil is coming from. but could just be something simple such as oil was spilled while filling it , the machine was tipped on its side, ect. if its a small leak wipe everything clean check the oil...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton Vanguard wont run?, briggs stratton, dip stick
briggs stratton, dip stick, starter fluid: Hello Lian: 1- If the Plugs are Firing the Coils are Good. 2- Check the Valve Lash(clearance between the Valve Stem and the Tappet/Rocker Arm). If the Valve Lash is too Close it will Cause the Engine to Do as you Described. The more the Engine Heats...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and Stratton valve timing adjustment, briggs and stratton, valve timing
briggs and stratton, valve timing, camshaft: Hiya Eric Not much of a procedure- turn the assembled crank/piston until the piston is at Top Dead Center and locate the timing mark on the crankshaft gear. Now install the camshaft so that the mark on its drive gear lines up with the mark on the crank gear....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton won't keep running, briggs stratton, carburetor
briggs stratton, carburetor, berryman: The problem is most likely still in the carburetor. The special cleaner the mechanic is talking about is just very strong carburetor cleaner available at any parts store. The smallest continer I ve seen is one gallon. It comes in a can, just like a gallon...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton wont idle down, sears craftsman, briggs and stratton
sears craftsman, briggs and stratton, carburetor linkage: Hello Tony: 1st- Thanks for the Good Words About All Experts. We Try. Now for the Problem. 1- If the Engine will Not Throttle back when you Move the Carburetor Linkage by Hand, then Remove the Carburetor and Check the Throttle Valve. That is the Flap Inside...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & Stratton wont start, briggs stratton, starter rope
briggs stratton, starter rope, compression stroke: Hi Rick: Did you Buff the Contacts of the Point Set with a Lint Free Cloth Before you Installed them. If Not, then there May be a Coating on the Contacts that is Not Allowing the Contacts to Actually Contact Properly. If the Point Set Contacts are Clean,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs&Stratton, briggs stratton, vent tube
briggs stratton, vent tube, crank case: Hello Norman Before I try to help I need to know if the engine continues to smoke after running for a few minutes or did it clear up. The line you mentioned is a Crankcase Vent. If oil is coming from this line then it could be for two reasons....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs siezes up, kawasaki fb460v, dixon ztr
kawasaki fb460v, dixon ztr, briggs stratton: Hello Again Chad: There are No Bearings in this Engine. The Bearing Surfaces are a Machine Fit. The Engine Block and the Sump (oil Pan) have Machined Surfaces that the Crankshaft Mates to. The Same for the Engine Block and the Connecting Rod Are Designed...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs stalling, gas tank, air filter
gas tank, air filter, revs: Hello Peter: This Sounds like there s still trash in the Carb. You just moved it around. ReClean the Carb and Overhaul. Blow ALL Ports and Passages out with High Pressure Air. Take a Rag and stuff into the Gas Tank and Clean also. Hope this Helps. ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and straton engine on troy bilt: Engine starting trouble, briggs straton, lawnmover
briggs straton, lawnmover, lawn mover: Hello Srinivas: Go to this Addy http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and Click on the B. Then Choose Briggs and Stratton. Then Choose Dont have Part Numbers. Scroll Down to the File #12 and Click on it. Then Scroll Down to File Number 127600 and Click...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and stratton 17.5 ohc engine, carburetor body, briggs and stratton
carburetor body, briggs and stratton, adjustment screws: Hello Craig: 1- Does the Plug/Plugs have Fire? If No, then Remove the Spark Plug. Wrap a Wire Around the Threads and Attach the Other End of the Wire to the Engine Block Turn the Engine and See if the Plug Fires. If No, then Disconnect the Control Bracket...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and stratton 19hp twin, no start, briggs and stratton, air gap
briggs and stratton, air gap, proplem: here is one thing you could try take both coils off wire brush the flywheel there the magnet part is and then wire brush the coils and then gap it with a index card that is the best thing to use then if that doesn t work you will probley have a bad coil or...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & stratton 6HP, briggs stratton, code numbers
briggs stratton, code numbers, place thanks: Hello Gary: Send me the Model, Type and Code Numbers Off of the Engine, Please. With these I can Get a Diagram that you can View Online. With this Diagram you can see where the Linkage Hooks Up and be Sure you are Putting the Linkage in the Right Place....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and stratton engine, briggs and stratton, universal solvent
briggs and stratton, universal solvent, white blood cell: Why I sure do. The best way to clean something is with water. It is the universal solvent. It pretty much will break down anything especially oil. If you see oil bubbles floating in the water don t fret. That is just the water working its magic. See...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs and stratton quatro 4.0 hp, carburetor body, briggs and stratton
carburetor body, briggs and stratton, adjustment screws: Hello Mark: Remove, Disassemble and Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner (I Use Gunk). I have Found that Most People can Use a Breakdown/IPL and Disassemble the Carburetor Enough for Proper Cleaning. You Only have to Remove the Bowl, Float...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Another Briggs & stratton will start but only runs for 3-4 Seconds, carburetor system, briggs stratton
carburetor system, briggs stratton, horizontal shaft: How old is the engine? If it starts on starter fluid then most likely the compression, ignition and timing are working fine. This leaves only the carburetor system to be faulty. Is the engine a vertical or horizontal shaft? Do you have adjustment needles...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & stratton will start but only runs for 3-4 Seconds, briggs stratton, valve job
briggs stratton, valve job, drain hole: The backfiring is either caused by ignition timing, electrical, maybe the flywheel key or points. Or it could be caused by the valves. I have seen Briggs valve seats come out. For many years Briggs manuals had you check the compression by removing the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs & stratton trouble starting, briggs stratton, combustion chamber
briggs stratton, combustion chamber, excess oil: You probably still have some oil in the combustion chamber. Remove the spark plug and pull the string over several times to remove excess oil. You may alse want to remove the muffler and drain the oil from it. You can even spray some brake cleaner through...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs stumbling, twin cylinder engines, ohv engine
twin cylinder engines, ohv engine, type numbers: Hello Brad: Is the Gas Free Flowing to the Carburetor Inlet Port? If Yes, then you will Most Likely have to Reclean the Carburetor Again. The Carburetor on this Engine is a Non-Adjustable Type and is the Hardest to Get Clean. Sometimes with this Type of...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs Valve lash, briggs and stratton, hose barb
briggs and stratton, hose barb, vacuum line: Hello Again Mark: If the Problem is Persistent, then Use Red (High Temperature) Thread Lock on the Valve Adjustment Lock. This is Starting to be a Problem with All the OHV Engines. I have Done More Valve Resetting in the Last 3 Years than I had to Do in...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs v- twin 21 HP I/C Intek, hairline crack, metal spacer
hairline crack, metal spacer, throttle shaft: First off, who cares how it runs at idle or mid range. Wide open with deck on is good to go and really that s all that matters. Briggs says to set the plugs at .015. I know that seems tight but it seems to help. High altitude jets really help where...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs v twin broken rod, twin cylinder engines, algoa texas
twin cylinder engines, algoa texas, broken rods: Hello Roy: I did Receive a TSB, but No Recall Notice. When Replacing a Broken Rod in Certain B&S Model Twin Cylinder Engines you MUST REPLACE THE CRANKSHAFT AND BOTH CONNECTING RODS . Thanks for Bringing this to My Attention. I did Not Realise I had Answered...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs valve guide replacement, quality machine shop, valve guides
quality machine shop, valve guides, valve guide: Usually you can use the Briggs valve guide replacement part. Many Briggs engines rarely come with an intake valve guide and some do not come with a guide on the exhaust valve. I have never found a machine shop that could not replace the valve guides. ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs valve repair tools, neway valve seat cutter, briggs stratton
neway valve seat cutter, briggs stratton, full time business: I have owned all the above tools for many 20+ years. The only one I have ever used is the Neway. As a new small engine repair tech I can tell you if you need the other tools you are working on an engine that you can t make money on. Remember, a small...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs valve seat, jb weld, center punch
jb weld, center punch, peens: Yes, replace the engine. Seriously though you can re-install the seat and then using a center punch and hammer you can peen around the valve seat. This is the recommended procedure by Briggs. Peening is an unusual word. What you are doing is basically...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs won't start, low compression?, head gasket, flow problem
head gasket, flow problem, plug hole: Hi Bob, Sorry for my delay. Swamped here. I would check the compression with a tester. Then you will know. You could have it tested at a shop for a few dollars. I m sure you know that if the spark plug was removed while spinning the flywheel, there...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Briggs won't start. No compression?, internal passages, fuel mixture
internal passages, fuel mixture, head gasket: You are correct, if the fuel mixture screw has no effect, the carb has a blockage. Make sure you use a piece of tag wire to push through all of the internal passages. If this is just an air vane governor, the only adjustment is replacing the governor spring....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Brigs and stratton engine, brigs and stratton, briggs stratton
brigs and stratton, briggs stratton, brush hog: Hello Roy: You can View a Breakdown of your Engine at this Addy http://www.odref.com/briggsandstratton/model-19/196400-ms0420-1102.pdf and this May Help you find the Connection points. Hope this Helps. Let me know what Happens, Please. Good Luck...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Brigss lawn mowers, gunk, lawn mowers
gunk, lawn mowers, carburetors: Hello Jeff: From your Description I Suggest the Carburetors be Removed, Disassembled and Soaked Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner (I use Gunk). Then Blow Out the Passages with Compressed Air and Install New Kits. That should Remedy the Hard to Start Problem...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Brigss and straton, fly wheel, brigss
fly wheel, brigss, kill switch: Hi David, As long as the wiring to the coil is correct, the ground is good and the safety kill switch is working, you should have spark. The flywheel to coil gap should be .012 Check the points, if equipped. If still no spark, I would try another...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Bringgs and Stratton magneto wire, briggs and stratton, copper wire
briggs and stratton, copper wire, starter button: Hello John: If the Wire of which you Speak has Broken Off Even with the Coil, then Replace the Coil. http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ should have the Diagram you are Looking for. Hope this Helps. Let me know what Happens, Please. Good Luck...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Broken impeller, giant vac leaf blower, pan hope
giant vac leaf blower, pan hope, oil ring: Hello Stan: Yes you Can. HOWEVER !!! You will need a Balancer to Rebalance the Impeller. If the Person Doing the Welding is Certified and has the Knowledge, this Impeller can Be Welded and Balanced. Depending on the Cost of the Impeller and the Cost...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Broken mower, briggs stratton, engine gasket
briggs stratton, engine gasket, lean condition: Hi Neal, Check for an air leak at the carb-to-engine gasket, which would cause a lean condition. Next, check the governer spring and carb linkage, including the throttle plate. Adjust the jets but make a note of where they are now so you can return them...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Broken Piston ring, piston ring, model airplane
piston ring, model airplane, critical dimensions: Hello Jack: Go to http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and then Contact the Parts Department. Tell them your Problem. They used to help me with the same type of Problems. Im thinking that Poulan or Sthil has a Ring Set that Size. Hope this Helps. ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Broken pull cord and hard start, spring cap, screw driver
spring cap, screw driver, model numbers: Hello Tom: Remove the Blower Housing (engine Cover). When you Look at the Starter now you will see it is mounted on a Pin into the Engine Block. Find the Allen Lock Bolt and Loosen/Remove. Once Loosened/Removed the Starter Housing will Pull out from...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Brushcutter, case worth, new engines
case worth, new engines, spark plug: Howard There may be something wrong with this engine as new engines today are fairly easy to start usably with 1 or 2 pulls. I would bring it back to the place you purchased it. Let them know it is hard to start,they may be able to put in a hotter spark plug...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): BS 22HP Engine surging, twin cylinder engines, right cylinder
twin cylinder engines, right cylinder, carburetor: This problem is almost always caused by the carburetor. The typical repair involves removing, dis-assembling and cleaning the carburetor. Compressed air from an air compressor works the best for cleaning the carburetor. Just blow out all the carburetor...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): BS 422707, spark plug wire, fly wheel
spark plug wire, fly wheel, zero turn radius mower: Have you checked the govern system and governor spring? Sometimes dirt/debris collects in this area preventing the governor from working. Also, make sure the governor arm and carb shaft are not wore too much. Cleaning the parts very thoroughly will help...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): BS 4HP 10A902 Runs rough, black smoke, carburators, carburator
carburators, carburator, weks: Hello Frank: The Plastic Carburators are a PAIN. Its Hit and Miss when Rebuilding them. If a Piece of Grit Scratches the Main Jet, the Carburator is Trashed. The Main Jet then Allows too Much Gas and the Engine Runs Rich. It is Hard to Remove the Varnish...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): BS 5HP UNDRAFT FLOODS, air suction, fuel flow
air suction, fuel flow, updraft: Hi Tom, You will need to find out what is off, not enough air or too much fuel flow. Check the following: Adjust the carb to lean it out. Make sure the air filter is clean. Check for good air suction at the carb when cranking it over. Finally, check...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): BS 98902 - 0945 runs rich at low speeds, fuel tubes, jet spring
fuel tubes, jet spring, leak fuel: Many of the older carbs warp and leak fuel where they shouldn t. We sometimes remove the fuel tubes and true the carb base with a micro-flat stone. Briggs also has a kit with a roll pin and a teflon washer that you can install. There was a service bulletin...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): BS engine noise, compression check, proper fuel
compression check, proper fuel, backpressure: I don t know of any sites that would be helpful. If you don t have or are able to rent a compression gage, you can do a few quick tests, which may indicate a problem. If the problem occured suddenly then I don t suspect a worn piston and rings, so you are...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): BS Governor adjustmetn, pan gasket, bolt and nut
pan gasket, bolt and nut, adjustment screw: Bob, with the gov lock nut (carrage bolt and nut) loose on the gov arm, rotate the gov shaft (screwdriver slot)clockwise --rotate the throttle wide open (links attached) and lock the gov arm in position. This should do it....Let me know-----Bob Also...be...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): BS Vanguard 20HP, two inlets, level thanks
two inlets, level thanks, carby: Hello Franco: If this Engine has a Fuel Pump, then you can Mount the Tank Anywhere. If it Doesnt have a Fuel Pump, then it has to be Mounted Above the Carburator Bowl. Also, the Tube the Gas Surged out of May be the Carburator Bowl Vent. Most times...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): My Buddy's Mo Ped, dirt bike, clutch
dirt bike, clutch, brakes: You should, first, try using something other than a Moped for a dirt bike! Otherwise, the problem is likely related to something broken in the clutch. This was likely caused by the drive spinning fast while you were airborne and being jolted to a lower RPM...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Bumps causing gocart to flood out., briggs and stratton, smooth surfaces
briggs and stratton, smooth surfaces, float bowl: Hello Rob: If you are Restricting the Flow of Gas to the Carb and it Runs Good over Bumps, the it Sounds like the Float is Set too High which Fills the Carb Float Bowl to just the Point of Flooding. With the Float Set this High it Will Run Good on Smooth...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Burned Wire/Diode of a Murray Riding Mower, riding lawn mower, fly wheel
riding lawn mower, fly wheel, dual circuit: Bo The diode is used to change the voltage from the stator the red wire is used for DC output only via the diode the black wire is used for AC output. The DC out put is for the engine controls and regulators the AC out put is used for the battery charger...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Bush Hog ZTR 25 (Kohler), safety interlock switch, bush hog
safety interlock switch, bush hog, jumper cable: Hello Dan: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. First you need to Eliminate Solenoid and the Safety Switches as a Possible Cause for this. With a Volt Meter Set to VDC Check the Small Post on the Solenoid for Current when...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Bushhog ATV remote wiring, bush hog, hp honda
bush hog, hp honda, throttle control: It sounds like you are on your way with the wires but this is a hard question without looking at it but there should be one to the starter and yes that should be the red and one might go to the coil as a shut off and maybe one to ground and one to the stator...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Bushwacker Trimmer Model 316-795000, cutting blade, bushwacker
cutting blade, bushwacker, model numbers: Hello Tony: The Word Reefing Lost me. Sorry. Anyway If you Lock the Trimmer Shaft from Turning, then Turn the Trimmer Head in the Same Direction Of Operation to Remove the Head from the Gear Box. Go to this Site Addy, http://www3.sears.com/ and Enter...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&G MOTOR, vertical shaft, model numbers
vertical shaft, model numbers, model number: The real way to identify the difference, if any, is with the type number. Both of the model numbers are 28 cubic inch block, vertical shaft...check out this link for the rest of the model number identification. http://www.briggsandstratton.com/display/router.asp?DocID=65324...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b& S fly wheel sticking, jumper wire, fly wheel
jumper wire, fly wheel, volt light: Hi Ben, I suspect a weak battery or starter. Follow my No Crank proceedure below. Let me know how you make out. Michael I would check the starter first. Jump the positive battery terminal to the starter and it should crank over. If not, jump from...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 11hp carb ?, horizontal shaft, air mixture
horizontal shaft, air mixture, code numbers: Hello Scott; Look for the STAMPED Model, Type and Code Numbers on the Blower Housing Above the Spark Plug. Send me these Numbers, Please. With these Numbers I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you. Also, Yes Most Times they Interchange. The...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 11hp model 252707-0621, merry christmas and happy new year, holiday wishes
merry christmas and happy new year, holiday wishes, happy new year: Hello Phil: Yes it is Possible the Valve Lash is the Cause for all the Problems. Thanks for the Holiday Wishes. Hope this Helps. I am here if you Require more Assistance. Let me know what Happens, Please. Thanks. Be Safe. Good Luck Respectfully...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 14hp back fires as if out of time ,will not start, air gap, valve timing
air gap, valve timing, ohc: A couple of things that will cause backfiring through the carb are incorrect valve timing and incorrect ignition timing. It s unlikely your ignition timing is off as the flywheel key and the air gap between the coil and the flywheel determine this (no other...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 14hp vanguard does't start, soleniod, riding mower
soleniod, riding mower, automotive parts: Hello Jim: Other than a Bad Connection at the Soleniod or Starter, Have the Starter Tested. If the Battery Didnt Change the Way the Starter Turned, then the Starter is Dragging. Most Automotive Parts Stores can Test the Starter for you. Simply Remove...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 16 hp vanguard on maxll atv, screw out, speed adjustment
screw out, speed adjustment, throttle cable: Max Have you checked the governor controls. This could be the cause of the idling high.You may have to adjust the high speed adjustment also. Try this start the engine and when engine is set for high speed adjust the high speed screw till it smoothes out...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 18.5hp 31p777, bowl style, type engines
bowl style, type engines, type numbers: Hello Lou: To be Exact I Require the Type Numbers Off the Engine Also. However, from Viewing Several of the Type Engines in the 31P777 Model Series, I See No Fuel Pump as this is a Bowl Style Carburetor. If the Gas Tank is Lower than the Carburetor, then...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 18 hp no spark, changing spark plugs, primary coil
changing spark plugs, primary coil, key switch: To make sure the coil is bad, remove the top engine sheet metal to access the coil. Dis-connect the small wire connected to the coil. Remove spark plugs and check for spark while cranking the engine. If there is no spark then the coil is bad. You are...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 3.5 runs eratic, valve problems, diaphram
valve problems, diaphram, snapper: Hi Todd, The carb may have dirt or gummed fuel inside. I would probe every small hole with a fine wire and blow it out with compressed air. Since the engine is old it may have valve problems or low compression. Let me know how you make out. Michae...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b.s. 3.5 hp, hp model, stock unit
hp model, stock unit, external fuel: Hi Gerald, The choking effect that you are doing to the engine, indicates a lack of fuel flow. I suspect dirt or gummed fuel in the carb. You would need to remove, disassemble and clean all the small holes with a fine wire. You could also replace the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 5.5 HP won't start, blade, screw
blade, screw, hp: Hi Chris, It sounds to me like the flywheel key has sheared. This would have happened if an object was hit with the blade or if the blade was loose on it s mounting screw/s. If you wish to do the repair, which is a bit involved, let me know and I will...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 5hp, tote gote, thanx steve
tote gote, thanx steve, type numbers: Hello Steve: Send me the Model and Type Numbers Off of the Engine, Please. With these I can Locate a Breakdown/IPL and Better Assist you. Does this Engine have a Stator(charging System)? If Not, Then you have Nothing that will Produce the Current for...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s 9hp engine sat for 3 years, snapper riding mower, oil drain plug
snapper riding mower, oil drain plug, safety switches: Drain the oil...it probalby is contaminated with gas. Remove the spark plug and let the engine sit, over night with the spark plug and oil drain plug removed. As for the electric start, there is probalby a corroded or stuck safety switch. Start at the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b+s Carb setup, air mixture, air screw
air mixture, air screw, carburetor body: Hello Again Dan: The Cam Times the Valves and the Flywheel Key Times the Plug Firing. Remove the Blower Housing (metal engine cover). Remove the Flywheel Nut or Starter Cup (Depends on the Model). Now Attach a Steering Wheel Puller to the Flywheel Using...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s choking out in full throttle, briggs and stratton, tecumesh
briggs and stratton, tecumesh, code numbers: Hello Joseph: Send me the Make, Model, Type and Code Numbers Off of the Engine, Please. They are Usually Stamped into the Metal Engine Cover. With these Numbers I can View a Breakdown of the Engine and Better Assist you. Thanks. Respectfully ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s engine smoking, john deer lawn mower, leak gas
john deer lawn mower, leak gas, riding mowers: On the JD check the oil level and see if the oil smells like gasoline. On the 2nd mower, I would lower the deck as far as possible and then get on the ground and check for the belt rubbing on something. A flashlight will help and washing the mower to...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s engine, float bowl, needle valve
float bowl, needle valve, tractor engine: Jack, sounds like your carb s float system is beginning to fail. Since the carb isn leaking abundantly (a sign of a failed needle valve/seat), your most likely problem is the float itself may have taken on some fuel through a crack, causing it to be at a...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s generator runs to high, braket, throtle
braket, throtle, push rod: Hi Wesley, The assembly that you describe is the governor. It adds power when the engines load increases. First, make sure that the carb mixuure screws are set correctly. The large, high speed mixture screw is initially set at 1 & 1/2 turns out. The...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s generator surges/rolling idle, carburetor body, adjustment screws
carburetor body, adjustment screws, hp model: Hello Elizabeth: When Switching from Gas to Propane on My Generator, I Usually Vent the Air from the Propane Line at the Carburetor Inlet. This Makes the Starting Easier and Quicker. Send me the Model Numbers Off the Generator, Please. With these I can...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s govenor linkage, screw driver, throttle plate
screw driver, throttle plate, small spring: where the governor arm attaches to the governor shaft coming out of the engine you need a 3/8 whrench and a flat screw driver loosen the nut that holds the arm turn with the screwdriver all the way to the right on the shaft then tighten the nut while holding...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s model 31h777, meryy christmas, plastic triangle
meryy christmas, plastic triangle, happy new year: Hello Jeff: Have you Tried Pouring a Small Amount of Gas Into the Carburetor Throat and Starting the Engine? What Happens? I would wait on the Carburetor Adjustments. Hope this Helps. I am here if you Require more Assistance. Let me know what Happens,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s modle 28t707 type 1121e1 code 00021920, best bet, connecting rod
best bet, connecting rod, crankshaft: Hello Shaun It seems you are doing a rebuild on this engine. There is either a dimple or line marked on both the crankshaft and the cam. If you cant locate these then your best bet is to take it to a mechanic and have him set the timing the old way....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): b&s valve setting, twin cylinder engines, horizontal shaft
twin cylinder engines, horizontal shaft, 4 digits: Hello Gary: I Do Not Use the Setting Called for by the OEMs. I have Found that the Following Works Best. Remove the Valve Cover (on the Dead Cylinder for Twin Cylinder Engines). Set the Cylinder you are Setting the Valves on to Top Dead Center (Both Rocker...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): backfire lawn tractor and engine won't turn over, cub cadet 1042, key way
cub cadet 1042, key way, lawn tractor: Replace the spark plug, shut the mower off at full speed and see what happens. If this doesn t help reply back and tell me what your old sparkplug looks like, Powdery block, light tan, oily black,etc... The only reason you should ever have to replace...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): backfiring, 6 digits, 4 digits
6 digits, 4 digits, type numbers: Hello Again Cherith: Send me the Make and Model of the Hour Meter, Please. There are Several Types and Brands and they Each Hook Up Differently. Most Hour Meters for Small Engines Hook to a Lead at the Ign Switch that is Hot Only when the Ign is in the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): backfiring, john deere 116, steering wheel puller
john deere 116, steering wheel puller, adjustment screws: Hello Todd: The Diagnostic is as Follows: 1- This Carburetor May have Air Mixture Adjustment Screws. I Know it has the Idle Air, but it May or May Not have the Main Air Mixture Screw. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of the Mower at this Site Addy, http://jdpc.deere.com/jdpc/servlet/com.deere.u90490.partscatalog.view.servlets.HomePageServlet_Alt...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bad advice, water cause, bad advice
water cause, bad advice, spark plug: MR. BAKBAKARMA, EMPTY ALL BAD GAS. REMOVE SPARK PLUG AND ROTATE ENGINE AND FEW TURNS. CLEAN PLUG VERY GOOD. ADD FRESH FUEL. REPLACE SPARK PLUG. CHOKE ENGINE AND TRY TO START. ENGINE MAY RUN ROUGH BUT SHOULD SMOOTH OUT. GOOD LUCK TO YOU. GEORGE...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bad clutch?, starter clutch, flat screwdriver
starter clutch, flat screwdriver, recoil spring: Hello Jerry: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. Remove the Blower Housing (Metal Engine Cover). This will Give you Access to the Starter Clutch. It Contains Several Ball Bearings on the Inside. Do Not Disassemble the Starter...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): baffeled, engine crankcase, crankcase breather
engine crankcase, crankcase breather, breather vent: Hello Anthony: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. Is the Crankcase Overfilled and have a Gas Smell to it. If Yes, then Change the Oil, Remove the Spark Plug and Turn the Engine to Clear the Cylinder, Reinstall the Spark...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bags, proper manuals, question pool
proper manuals, question pool, lawnboy: Hello Chad: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. 1- For the Sears Bag try Outdoor Distributors @ 1-877-707-2787 or this Site Addy http://www3.sears.com/. Sears is Showing the GRASSBAG ASSEMBLY Part # 141245 Listed for $65.81...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): base gasket, vertical shaft, blue thread
vertical shaft, blue thread, oil pan: Hello Dave: Yes, Just Turn the Engine Upside Down (after draining the oil) and Remove the Oil Pan/Sump. When Replacing the Oil Pan/Sump Bolts, Use Blue Thread Lock to Ensure the Bolts Do Not Loosen Again. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): battery charger, dry cell batteries, dry cell battery
dry cell batteries, dry cell battery, lead acid batteries: Hi David, If the voltage of the old and new batteries is the same, then you should be able to use the same charger. I would monitor it for overheating (batteries and charger) during the first use. If it doesn t work out, then try a small 1 amp automotive...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): battery not charging, craftsman lt1000, battery cables
craftsman lt1000, battery cables, battery mark: Paul You may have a problem with the battery charging rectifier.Put a multi meter on the battery mark down the voltage,then start the engine and with the battery still connected mark down the voltage there should be a difference of 2-3 volts.You can also...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): battery not charging on craftsman 18.5 HP lawn tractor, craftsman lawn tractor, fuse holder
craftsman lawn tractor, fuse holder, auto parts stores: If the battery will not hold a charge: The problem is either a bad battery, or a problem in the charging circuit. First, charge the battery. If it is at all low, it will not start the engine. Clean all connections, corrosion is 80% of all electrical problems....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): battery drain..., analog meter, battery drain
analog meter, battery drain, multimeter: Most likely it is the clutch...shorted. We have found several bad clutches this year. It s possible the engine alternator is causing the problem, however this is rare. Do you have a digtal multimeter or analog meter and a DC shunt? This is what you...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Where is the battery in a Simplicity Riding Mower??, dash board, pole barn
dash board, pole barn, battery cable: Can you see the starter on the engine? If so, follow the battery cable from starter, to the solenoid and then to the battery. Over the years batterys have been placed behind the dash board, under the seat and even tucked away under the fender. Let me...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): battery won't keep a charge, bad hope, stator
bad hope, stator, model numbers: Hello Roy: No Worries. The More Detail the Better. From your Description, it Sounds like the Stator/Alternator is Bad. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of the Mower at this Site Addy, http://jdpc.deere.com/jdpc/servlet/com.deere.u90490.partscatalog.view.servlets.HomePageServlet_Alt...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt. ., lawn equipment, model numbers
lawn equipment, model numbers, ipl: Hello Jarad: Yes that is the Motion Drive Belt for this Model Mower. You can View a Breakdown and IPL at this Addy http://www3.sears.com/ and Select the Lawn Equipment Box. Then Enter the Model Numbers 536.270112 and Click Continue. Then Visually Verify...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt adjustment on craftsmen tractor, craftmens, mower deck
craftmens, mower deck, sears: Hello Alan: If have Purchased the Proper Length Belt, then Check the Routing of the Belt. You can View a Breakdown of the Mower and the Deck at this Addy http://www3.sears.com/ and Click on the Box, Lawn Equipment. Then Enter the Model Numbers and Click...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt change, engine crankshaft, vice grips
engine crankshaft, vice grips, strap wrench: Hi Jo, The best way to loosen something like that is to use an impact wrench. Its hammering effect allows removal of fasteners without putting torque on the rest of the assembly. These are available for rent. Other that that, I don t know how you can...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt drive transmission-brake, belt tension, transmission brake
belt tension, transmission brake, drive transmission: Hello Dan: If you look on the Transaxle on the Right side; if you were sitting on the mower, you will find the Brake Assembly. The center nut is the adjuster nut for the Brake Pads. These are like the Front disc pads on a car but much smaller. If you...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): getting my belt to engage, speed transaxle, riding mower
speed transaxle, riding mower, transaxle: Hello Kyle: There Should be an Idler Pulley on a Piviot Bracket that the Rod Pushes or Pulls to Tighten the Blade Belt. I am Looking at Other Sites for a Better Picture of the Idler Pulley. If I can Locat One I will Follow Up to you. Hope this Helps. I...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt on Huskee supreme gt, huskee supreme, model numbers
huskee supreme, model numbers, blade: Hello Tara: Send me the Model Numbers Off of the Mower, Please. I can Look up the Diagram and Better Assist you. There are Many Different Belt Routes for Different Models. I May Also be Able to Find a Diagram Online that Will Assist you in Viewing the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt installation Model 8HP 26" SNOW THROWER - 536886280, tension spring, nut bolt
tension spring, nut bolt, strange angle: There should be an ajustment on the idler pulley. Usually loosing the idle pulley nut/bolt will allow you to adjust the tension on the belt. This may help align the brake. Is the brake arm cam bent or binding? Have you removed the brake arm cam and checked...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt installation on murray lawnmower, crankshaft pulley, murray lawnmower
crankshaft pulley, murray lawnmower, rotation direction: Hi Mark, I don t have a belt schematic for you but no problem. Just start at the crankshaft pulley and note the pulley s rotation direction. Follow the drive path to each deck pulley noting their proper direction. The belt s back side will usually go...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt for old lawnmower, riding lawn mower, old ford
riding lawn mower, old ford, mower deck: Hello Steve: There are several of those Mowers Still around. There were 2 different Types of Decks for that Mower. Do you have the Deck that has 1 belt that runs from the Engine to the Deck and Turns the Blades or does the Deck have a belt for the Blades...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt removal/change belt, clutch cable, assembly drawings
clutch cable, assembly drawings, axle assembly: Hello Again Dave: You can View a Breakdown/IPL of the Mower at this Site Addy, https://lookup3.toro.com/partdex/default.cfm and Select Start Parts Viewer. Now Enter the Model Numbers. Now Select View Assembly Drawings. The Breakdown Shows this Model to...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Putting on belt: revisited, lawn mower forum, quality aftermarket
lawn mower forum, quality aftermarket, maintenance agreement: Hi Jo, You have done well. Good work! OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufactured and means dealer/factory parts and usually more cost to buy. I dont know what FHP stands for. Maybe it refers to aftermarket parts. I ususlly have no problem with quality...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt routing for rear engine riding mower, question pool, pulleys
question pool, pulleys, bearings: Hello David: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. Are you Sure you are Putting the Belt On the Pulleys and Inside the Belt Guards. If you Put the Belt On and the Belt is Outside the Guard, it will Break the Beat Each Time...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt tension, ordertree, belt tension
ordertree, belt tension, hp 40: Hello Greg: The Closest Breakdown/IPL I can Find Online is at this Addy http://www.ordertree.com/cms/Parts+Lookup+Help+Page/39.html and Scroll Down and Select Manufacturer Murray and Click Go. Scroll to the Model Number 40708X20C and Click. From your...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belt, v belt, model numbers
v belt, model numbers, lawn equipment: Hello Donna: Great!!! I m glad you got it Going. Thanks for the E-Mail Update. May all your Mechanical Problems be SMALL ONES and May the All Mighty Bless You and Yours. Till Next Time. Best Wishes and Good Luck Respectfully Joh...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belts on a snapper snow blower, snapper snow blower, snow thrower
snapper snow blower, snow thrower, snowblower: Hi Tom, Either match up the old belt or buy a replacement using the model number. Then, the new belt either should slide over any pulleys that it needs to or you might have to separate the front of the snowblower from the rear. Let me know how you make...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belts on a troy built ltx 1842?, car ramps, rear wheels
car ramps, rear wheels, select shop: Hello Ken: Go to this Site Addy, http://www.jackssmallengines.net/parts.asp and Select Shop Online Parts Look Up. Then Select the Model Tab and Enter the OEM (Troy Bilt)and the Model Numbers 13AP609G063. Now Double Click on your Model in the Results Area....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belts, question pool, safety glasses
question pool, safety glasses, pulley: Hello Monty: Hello Monty: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. Are the Belt Guards Bent or Missing? The Belt Guards are Designed to Keep the Belts from Jumping Off the Pulley when the Tension is Released from the Belt....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): belty size for riding mower, montgomery ward, model number
montgomery ward, model number: Go to mtdproducts.com Use the Parts Finder and type in your model number in this format: tmo-33940a You should be able to find all the parts using the diagram and order them from the website. I m not sure which belt you need but all belt can be found...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bent pushrod, cylinder head gasket, gasket set
cylinder head gasket, gasket set, push tube: Hello Robert: Questioner: Robert Category: Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.) Private: No View Published Answer Subject: pushrods Question: I have a 2yr.old craftsman rider, model# 917.275683, it started to spit, sputter and backfire,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bent shaft on self propelled Sears, hydraulic bottle jack, hp model
hydraulic bottle jack, hp model, dial indicator: I had a large metal plate (L-Shaped) that I mounted the engine to so the crankshaft was horizontal. Then I used a hydraulic bottle jack against the crankshaft to straighten it. On the opposite side of the bottle jack, I had a dial indicator to show how much...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): best mower, snappers, snapper
snappers, snapper, models: I prefer Snapper. Last years or earlier models are generally better but even the new ones are fairly easy to repair. I prefer Snapper because they are tough mowers and they do not change parts too often which keeps our inventory low and I can easily find...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): best small engine for a riding lawn mower, briggs and stratton, bad taste in my mouth
briggs and stratton, bad taste in my mouth, commercial engines: Hello Mark: Today you are going to find that All the Engines are Having Problems. I like the Industrial/Commercial Engines that Briggs, Kohler and Tecumseh Offer. Honda is a Good Engine also. I Suggest the Kohler I/C Engines for Ride On Mowers. Hope...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): black&decker electric mower, dremel tool, nuts bolts
dremel tool, nuts bolts, die grinder: Can you get a pipe wrench on the blade shaft...just above the nut? Will the blade keep the armature shaft from turning? If so, you can use a C clamp or two placed on the side of the deck to hold the blade, which holds the armature to remove the nut. ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): black smoke on 23hp kaw, throttle arm, air filter
throttle arm, air filter, model number: I need a model number on the engine. I m guessing you have an externally vented carb but an internally vented air filter. Get back to me with the model number and I will give you the part numbers and service bullitens you need to fix this very common problem...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): black smoke from victa imperial 16, victa mowers, briggs and stratton
victa mowers, briggs and stratton, briggs and stratton engines: Hello James: Ouch. I Just Hate when That Happens. But It Does. I am Glad You got it Running Properly though. May All You Mechanical Problems be SMALL ONES and May the All Mighty Bless You and Yours. Thanks for the E-Mail Update. Till Next Time. ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): black smoke from victa imperial 16" cylinder mower, cylinder mower, victa
cylinder mower, victa, information manuals: Hello James: From your Description it Sounds like the Carburetor is Flooding the Engine at High RPM s. The Black Smoke is a Good Indicator. Clean and Rebuild the Carburetor. Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Gunk Carburetor Cleaner and then Blow Out...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): black smoke, adjustment screws, carburetor body
adjustment screws, carburetor body, needle valve: Hello Phillip: Yes I have. This is a Common Problem. Usually the Cause is the Carburetor Needle Valve is Not Seating Properly or is Worn. Clean and Rebuild the Carburetor. Remove, Disassemble and Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner (I Use...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blade bolt, weither, craftsman
weither, craftsman, bolts: Hello Ed: The Rotation of the Engine During Operation Determines the Weither the Blade Bolt is Left or Right Hand Threads. As a Rule, The Blade Bolts Turn the Same Direction as the Engine Rotation to Loosen. Hope this Helps. I am Here if You Require More...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blade and engine stop adjustment, water faucet, clutch cable
water faucet, clutch cable, sheathing: Hello David: Send me the Model Numbers Off of the Mower Please. With these, I can Locate a Breakdown/IPL and Better Assist you. Some Don t have an Adjustment and Others Use an Adjustment like a Motorcycle Clutch Cable. Thanks. Respectfully ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blade switch,safety switches, blade switch, electric clutch
blade switch, electric clutch, safety switches: You haven t actually told me what is happening. You can t get the electric clutch to engage? The engine dies when you do engage the clutch? Please be as specific as possible. Usually the problem is related to a safety switch (paricularly the seat switch)...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blade will turn, but then hang, briggs stratton, air hammer
briggs stratton, air hammer, person job: Hi Nellie, If it quit right after striking an object, I could almost guarantee that the flywheel key is sheared. The timing would then be off. The flywheel is located under the recoil/cooling shroud. Its bore is tapered and mates with the tapered crankshaft....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blade turns but will not cut, pulley bolt, craftsman riding mower
pulley bolt, craftsman riding mower, sears: The first item I would replace is the belt, part number 754-0495. You can purchase the belt from Sears.com or MTDproducts.com. With the belt removed from the pulley, the engine off and spark plug removed, engage the blade as if you were cutting grass....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): No blade, craftsman 917, blade replacement
craftsman 917, blade replacement, sears: Gady What happened to the blade ??? did someone steal it LOL if you start it you can damage the engine by taking the torque off the engine. Is the blade adapter still there you will need that also.Sears sells the parts for the blade at $16.99 and the adapter...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blades quit working, pullys, lawnmower
pullys, lawnmower, pulleys: Well Laurie the belts are most likely the problem here. In time your belts will actually wear thin. This causes them to sit deeper in the pulleys and slip. You also want to make sure all the pullys move freely with the mower off. MTD is known for having bad...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blades wont engage, briggs and straton, plastic pulley
briggs and straton, plastic pulley, murray riding lawn mower: lanny Sounds like the blade engagement pulley may be not working what happens when you pull up on the handle the adjustment pulley gets tighter as it moves forward. Look under the mower as you pull up the handle and see if the belt is getting tighter it may...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blades, rubber hammer, impact driver
rubber hammer, impact driver, cub cadet: Eduardo The nut for the blades comes out in a counter clock wise direction, You will need to use a impact driver if you have one or a socket with a breaker bar put a piece of wood in the blade swing to keep it from moving and use a rubber hammer on it. You...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blower wont start, model craftsman, stale gas
model craftsman, stale gas, needle valve: dennis scanlon ---- Not doubt with gas commong out of the muffler and stale gas was left in the carb/tank during the summer,,,,you have a leaking float/needle valve. The carb will have to come off and cleaned.....the may have to be done by a repair shop.....Bo...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blower, best performance, good luck
best performance, good luck, blower: Hello John: When Tuning, you will Tune it for Either the Blower or the Engine. This will Depend on Which way Gives the Best Performance out of the Engine. I have Tuned some that Performed Well when Tuned for the Blower and Others have Performed Better...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blowing fuse, headlight assemblies, proper voltage
headlight assemblies, proper voltage, riding mower: Hello Anthony: For this Type of Problem you will need to Inspect the Harness for Bare Wires. Check the Headlight Assemblies. Check the Charging System for Proper Voltage (13 to 13.5VDC). Over Charging will Blow the Fuse Too. If you send me the Model...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blowing fuses, wiring harness, solenoid
wiring harness, solenoid, fuses: Hello Robert: From What you described, you have a Long Job ahead. Start at the Most Obvious. 1- Check the Ignition Switch. They Do Short to Ground (Even New Ones). 2- Check the Wiring Harness. Check ALL the Safety Switches First. Mark your Progress....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blowing white smoke, troy bilt lawn tractor, briggs and stratton
troy bilt lawn tractor, briggs and stratton, hp briggs: Greg Use the lawnmower s oil dipstick to determine whether the oil level is correct. Maintain the correct level of oil. If you ve overfilled the oil, open the drain plug, and drain some of the oil into a waste container. Dispose of any excess oil properly....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blown motor, push rod, intek
push rod, intek, connecting rod: Hello Jay: To my Knowledge this is Not a Common Problem for this Engine Model. Some of the Twin V Engines are Having Connecting Rod Problems. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.smallenginepartswarehouse.com/parts.asp...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): blows white smoke, crankcase ventilation, oil breather
crankcase ventilation, oil breather, dip stick: Hiya Mavis First thing - re-check the oil level ! If thats ok, then yep your crankcase ventilation breather is probably clogged. Should be a tube running from the breather housing to the carb, the breather housing unbolts easily and the thing comes out,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): boat engine, fishing boat, boat engine
fishing boat, boat engine, straight answer: 85 horse. I have an 85 horse on my 16 ft which is fine. It gets me around the lake just fine and there is no reason to go faster than about 50 mph on a lake in my book. The pros go faster, but they are crazy. Maybe I should be in the fishing dept. Cletu...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bolens rider mower jerking, transaxle, rear end
transaxle, rear end, model number: Hello Dan: Bolens is Manfactured by MTD. Not knowing the Model I will Say if this is a Transaxle that a Tooth is Broken inside the Transaxle. Look on the Transaxle Housing for a Manfacturers Tag and Send me those Numbers, Please. I can View a Breakdown...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bolens riding mower, snapper mowers, troy bilt
snapper mowers, troy bilt, mower parts: Bolens were built by, at least marketed, under Troy Bilt. As far as parts, I would e-mail Troy Bilt or try to locate a dealer near you. I have only worked on a few Bolens, many years ago, but don t recall seeing a 28 single blade deck. I would think...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bolens string trimmer, bolens, string trimmer
bolens, string trimmer, new spring: Kevin you are working with junk! I wish I could reengineer this product for you but then it wouldn t be the cheapest trimmer you can buy. Now you know why my shop won t work on this product. We can t gaurantee a repair 5 minutes. A new spring will help...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bolens, briggs stratton, jumper cable
briggs stratton, jumper cable, proper manuals: Hello Clyde: You Know the Battery is Good, So; Use a Jumper Cable Set and Attach the Positive Lead to the Battery in the Mower. Firmly Touch the Large Post on the Starter. If the Starter Turns the Engine Properly, then The Starter is Good. Now Jumper to...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bolt pattern, horizontal shaft, horizontal shafts
horizontal shaft, horizontal shafts, fan project: Hello Jeff: The Bolt Pattern will Depend on the Manufacturer and Model of the Horizontal Engine. Select the Engine you are Going to Use for the Project; then Make the Mounting Plate to Match. I have 2 Engines and Both are 18hp Horizontal Shafts. One Base...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bolt, yardmachine, star nut
yardmachine, star nut, point star: Sorry, only about 10 possibilities. You are making an easy job hard.Do what I do at work when I lose a nut or bolt. Remove the nut from the other blade and go the nut bin and find one that fits, in your case the nut bin is probably your local hardware store....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brake adj. riding mower, twin cat, brake pads
twin cat, brake pads, transaxle: Hello Dan Have you checked/replaced the brake pads. This is a common problem I see a lot of. Check/replace the brake pads. Also there is an adjustment for the brake pads on the Transaxle. Make sure it is properly adjusted. If you need instructions...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brake /clutch, lawntractor, question pool
lawntractor, question pool, model numbers: Hello Toth: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. Send me the Model Numbers Off the Mower, Please. With these I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you. Thanks. Respectfully John PS: I am Allowed to Answer...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brake switch on JD 110, brake switch, shift lever
brake switch, shift lever, model numbers: Hello Charles: This Model has a Neutral Start Switch. Look for it Around the Shift Lever. It is a Plunger Type Switch. Disconnect the Wires and Try to Start the Engine. If it Does Not Turn, then Connect the Wire Ends and Try to Start the Engine. There are...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): no brakes, sectional view, lock nut
sectional view, lock nut, lawn tractor: Hello Randy: There is a Brake Adjustment. It is Located on the Side of the Transaxle. Go to this Addy http://jdpc.deere.com/jdpc/servlet/com.deere.u90490.partscatalog.view.servlets.HomePageServlet_Alt and Enter the Model Name Sabre. Then Select your...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): No brakes, craftsman lt4000, clutch linkage
craftsman lt4000, clutch linkage, pivot pins: You can try adjusting the nut on the tranny brake arm. Tightening it increases break pressure. Usually I remove the entire assembly from the tranny, check the brake pucks/pads, and clean the pivot pins and pin holes with a wirebrush and steel wool making...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brakes on lawn sticking, brake spring, lawn tractor
brake spring, lawn tractor, someting: Hello Wiggin: It sounds like the Brake Spring is Weak or Rust has the Linkeage Binding. I would Check the Spring and if you feel you can, Lube all the Sliding Linkeage Under the Mower. To Perform the above you will have to Remove the Deck. Good...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): No brakes on a Noma 4WS, disc brakes, signature series
disc brakes, signature series, transaxle: Hello Ron: The Disc Brakes are Located on the Transaxle. Depending on the Model and Manufacturer of the Transaxle Determines the Adjustment. The Most Common Adjustment is a Single Nut in the Center of the Disc Brake Assembly on the Side of the Transaxle....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brakes, sectional index, break pads
sectional index, break pads, john deere lt 133: Hello Albert: 1- The Brake Spring May be Off or Broken. 2- The Brake Pads May Require Adjusting. Adjustment of the Brake Pads are Done on the Transaxle where the Brake Assembly is Located. The Spring is Near the Transaxle Also. Go to this Addy http://jdpc.deere.com/jdpc/servlet/com.deere.u90490.partscatalog.view.servlets.HomePageServlet_Alt...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brand replacement compatablility, shaft diameter, horsepower rating
shaft diameter, horsepower rating, keyway: Have you tried your loacal Briggs dealer? They should be able to help you. If they can t help you can always e-mail Briggs themselves. Most engines of with the similar horsepower rating will bolt right on. The main difference is the crankshaft output....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): breaker points, tecumseh engines, spec numbers
tecumseh engines, spec numbers, small engines: Hello Greg: Usually the Point Set has 2 Wires. One is the Engine Shut Off Wire that Grounds the Point Set and Stops the Point Set from Firing and the Other is From the Coil. Both Should be Hooked to the Condenser. On Some of the Older Tecumseh Engines the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brigg 12hp that won't start, blown head gasket, bolt torque
blown head gasket, bolt torque, briggs stratton: Do you have a compression tester? If so, check the compression. You should get some type of a reading. If you don t have a compressoin tester, ask a friend or co-worker. Many DIY mechanics have compression gauges. Your einge is old...1991 based on the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brigges & stratton fun power gokart, carburetor body, briggs stratton
carburetor body, briggs stratton, adjustment screws: Hello Chris: Send me the Model Numbers Off the Engine, Please. With these I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you. However, Check the Plug for Fire when it Shuts Off? If No Fire, then the Coil/Ign Module is Bad. The Governor is Supposed Hold...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 10 hp quits after 20 -30 min, engine model type, lawn mover
engine model type, lawn mover, gas tank: How old is the engine? What is it on? What is the engine model, type and code number? Did the problem happen suddenly or has the engine sat a while. When was the last major tune-up? Did you recently perform any other maintenance on the engine or equipment?...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 10 hp stops running after 15 to 20 minutes, gas filter, new spark
gas filter, new spark, gas tank: Hi Carlos, Hmmm, you have checked all the things I would have suggested! Since the fuel filter is empty, I would think that either the fuel flow is stopping or air is getting in the fuel line. Investigate upstraem of the filter. The cap vent may be...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 11 horse, silver square, kill switch
silver square, kill switch, flywheel: The small black or green wire that slips onto the male conector on the coil is for installing a kill switch. A briggs key is silver, square, and has a small logo stamped on it. It is installed from the top after the flywheel is slipped over the top of...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 11hp counterweigths, mexico thanks, balance weight
mexico thanks, balance weight, john thanks: Hello Hugo: Is there a Timing Mark on the Counter Balance Weight? If No, then Turn the Crankshaft Throw Weight Away from the Cam and Set the Piston at Mid Travel of the Cylinder. Set the Weighted Side of the Counter Balance Weight Away from the Crankshaft...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 11hp no start, starter fluid, float bowl
starter fluid, float bowl, carbon deposits: Hello Chris: The Compression is on the LOW side. 75psi is Minimum on these Small Engines. Remove the Spark Plug and Take 4oz of New Oil and Pour it Into the Cylinder. Replace the Spark Plug and Try to Start the Engine. If it Starts then the Compression...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 11hp won't start, starter fluid, hechinger
starter fluid, hechinger, engine oil: Hello Payton: Check the Compression. Compression should be no Lower than 70psi. Spray Starter Fluid into the Carburator Throat while trying to Start the Engine. Will it Start? It Sounds like a Carburator Problem to me. Check for Gas Smell from the Engine...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 12 h p 4 cycle engine, weed mower, degree angles
weed mower, degree angles, blue smoke: jon, Briggs states that 15 degree angles are maximum. Most tractors cannot function (tip) at 15 or more. You should operate at steep angles for a only brief periods of times. With the proper oil in the sump and operating on a incline, if the engine starts...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 12 hp stator wiring, briggs and stratton, hp briggs
briggs and stratton, hp briggs, stator: Hello Wyatt: The Single Wire (round connector) should be the Engine Shut Off Wire and the Double Connector is the Stator (charger). Go to this Addy http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and Select B. Then Select Briggs and Stratton. Then Select Don t...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 14.5 ic quiet, wire terminals, crimpers
wire terminals, crimpers, solenoid: Hi again Tom OK- lets establish what is wrong with the motor. 1- Pull the spark plug, reconnect it to its wire. 2- Observe that the plugs firing terminals are clean. 3- Hold the threaded part of the plug against the engine block, but turned so that you...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 14.5 pulley removal, rust buster, set screw
rust buster, set screw, pulley: Hello Luke You will more than likey have to heat the pulley to remove it. Also spray some PB Rust Buster so it will penetrate between the shaft and the pulley and let soak overnight. Over the years rust builds up between the shaft and the pulley....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 16 hp twin, hp engine, cylinder model
hp engine, cylinder model, riding mower: Hello John: Wow; You Did Go Back a Ways in My Answers. I was Still Spelling Carburetor Wrong. lol. One thing I Forgot in My Answer to Jeremy was to Check the Compression. If the Compression is Bad (on Either Cylinder), then Check the Valve Clearance (the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 18.5hp, craftsman lt2000, gas tank
craftsman lt2000, gas tank, index card: did anything get in the gas tank that may have gotten back into the carb that plugged a jet I would try and clean the carb again that is what it sounds like to me and also check the spark make sure you got good spark maybe wouldn t hurt to clean the coil up...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 18 hp 31h777-0202, twin cylinder engines, valve clearance
twin cylinder engines, valve clearance, cylinder wall: Hello Jim: Did you Deglaze the Cylinder when you Replaced the Rings? If Not this Will Cause Compression Loss. The Cylinder has to be Deglazed so the New Rings will Seat to the Cylinder Wall. If you Set the Crankshaft Mark with the Cam Mark, then the Timing...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 18hp twin Yard Machine lawn mower, hi bob, fuel flow
hi bob, fuel flow, lawn tractor: Hi Bob, After checking the governor spring, I would suspect a lack of fuel flow probably caused by dirt, debris, gummed fuel or water inside. You will need to remove the carb, disassemble it, clean all the small internal openings and blow it out with compressed...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 20.5 hp, sympton, intake valve
sympton, intake valve, air cleaner: You need to clean the carb. The fuel coming out of the carb is caused by the piston coming up slightly before the intake valve closes. This engine usually has a spit guard that sits right in front of the carb opening, it keeps fuel from getting onto the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 252707 control plate, briggs and stratton, throttle cable
briggs and stratton, throttle cable, ipl: Hello Braden: You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and Select the B. Then Select Briggs and Stratton. Then Select Don t have Part Numbers. Then Select the File # 25. Then Select the Folder #...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 42e707, hose clamps, vacuum line
hose clamps, vacuum line, vacuum leak: Hello Gary: Try Applying Slight Air Pressure to the Tank with the Gas Line Off at the Pump. Once Gas is Running Out of the Line at the Pump, Replace the Line on the Pump and Keeping the Pressure in the Tank Try Starting the Engine. If the Engine Does Not...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 5 horse, fly wheel, proper manuals
fly wheel, proper manuals, ipl: Hello Fred: Wait!! Don t Hit the Valve Again, Please. You can Replace the Valve , if the Guide has Not been Damaged. That s the Only Way to Really Cure this Problem. I Suggest you Price the New Valve and Gaskets to Perform this Repair. You May want to Do...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs 5hp will start and idle but not rev up, valve job, govenor
valve job, govenor, tiller: How old is the engine? A good valve job wouldn t hurt anything. If the engine is old, and off a tiller, then there are numerous problems that can cause this problem. The reason for this is wear; tillers are ran in the worst contidions and those engines...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs electronic ignition, condenser system, radio shack
condenser system, radio shack, electronic module: We usually don t find very many bad modules and I have never tried repairing an electronic module. I don t have any specs and found very little info about the internal parts other than some modules use a Darlington pair transistor for timing advance. We...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs engine 16.5, head bolts, head gasket
head bolts, head gasket, ace hardware: Hello Greg: Depending on the Number of Operating Hours on this Engine, it is Possible for the Head Gasket to Just Blow. If this Becomes a Constant Problem, then Replace the Head Bolts. I have had Several Engines in the Shop that the Head Bolts had to...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs engine on my power washer, john nolan, head gasket
john nolan, head gasket, combustion chamber: Hello John, If the engine seems to run rought it could be any of these problems. The rings however are not broken be cause the engine does not smoke or burn oil. The cyclinder when the engine was running on that old black oil could have experienced some combustion...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs enginr, hp briggs, internal passages
hp briggs, internal passages, mtd mower: Assuming compression (valves leaking) is not the problem, as indicated by whisping sound from exhaust when turning over, it sounds like you need to clean the carb thoroughly, including using a piece of tag wire to push through all of the internal passages....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs govenor setting, craftsman eager 1, rick saunders
craftsman eager 1, rick saunders, hp engine: Hi Rick! Ok- I ll give you the inside scoop. The rod the arm attaches to is split in the middle, notice that with the arm attached, but fairly loose, you COULD take a screwdriver adn turn the shaft if you held the arm steady. Heres the thing- if you need...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs ignition, magnatron, radio shack
magnatron, radio shack, cssd: Never really looked into stuff at Radio Shack. I doubt you could repair a Briggs magnatron ignition because the transistor(s) inside the module would be extremely difficult to get to; you would have to remove all the outside sealed material to get to the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs ignition, darlington pair transistor, honda kawasaki
darlington pair transistor, honda kawasaki, radio shack: If you are talking about magnatron ignitions there is a transistor inside the sealed unit that acts like the points/condensor. As for the Briggs units, how are you testing them? I have only found a few defective coils, Briggs, Tecumseh, Kohler, Honda,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs motor, hp briggs, coil wire
hp briggs, coil wire, ammeter: Hiya John- Your mower Does have a rectifier- so BE CAREFUL! My 19 hp has an orange, red and black wire from the alternator. The orange is a straight 14vac(non-rectified) this supplys the headlights. The red is 14vdc (rectified) that is charging system...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs motor, blown head gasket, crankcase oil
blown head gasket, crankcase oil, adjustment screws: Hello Brian: The Problem you Described can be Caused by; 1- A Blown Head Gasket between the Cylinder and the Push Tube Galley. Replace the Head Gasket and Properly Torque the Head Bolts and Reset the OH Valve Clearance Properly. 2- The Carburetor Float...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs motor karcher power washer, karcher power washer, brigg stratton
karcher power washer, brigg stratton, air fuel mixture: Hello Quentin: Is the High Air Mixture too Lean. Turn the High Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Counter Clockwise 1/4 Turn. If this Doent Help with the Engine Running Cooler, then Do the Following. 1- Check Under the Blower Housing and Ensure the Fins on the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs motor, correct shaft, boche
correct shaft, boche, oil seal: The first 2 digets of the engine code number indicate the year. If the first 2 digets are 81 or greater then you have electronic ignition. To test the coil you need to remove the top metal engine cover, the fan schroud. You should now see the coil. There...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs must pour gas down carb, tiller, briggs
tiller, briggs, dirt: Hi Tommy, Sorry for the delay. Your question got misplaced. If the compression and valves are okay, (Good suction at the carb?) then I would suspect some dirt, still in the carb. I would reclean it and probe each and every hole with a fine wire. ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs n stratton 20hp intek wont start, blown head gasket, lawn tractor
blown head gasket, lawn tractor, wd40: Hello George: The Cause can Be Several Things. 1- Bad Intake Gasket 2- Blown Head Gasket. 3- Low Compression Due to Valves Needing to be Reset. The Temperature of the Engine is the Key. When Cold the Engine Will Not Start Without Physical Priming. When...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs oil change, first hope, crankcase
first hope, crankcase, carburetor: Hello Darryl: ALWAYS Tilt the Engine so the Spark Plug is Up. Even Tilting the Engine with the Carburetor Up Doesn t Mean the Oil Isn t Going to Get Into the Crankcase Vent/Breather. Once the Oil is in the Crankcase Vent/Breather , it is Sucked into...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs shortblock, starter fluid, carburator
starter fluid, carburator, coil ignition: Hello Mike: The Breather Assembly you are Talking about is the Crankcase Vent. If the Engine Isnt Smoking the Vent is Working. If the Isnt Working then Oil is Pulled from the Crankcase and the Engine will Burn the Oil and Smoke. If you Shake the Crankcase...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs stanton 6.75 mower, intake manifold, fuel filter
intake manifold, fuel filter, gasket: Hiya BArt Sounds like you re on the right track- sounds fuel related. 1- change your gas, it maybe water contaminated 2- check your inline fuel filter, or tank screen for clogging 3- drop your fuel bowl and rinse it out, it may have water in it or debris...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs/strat 5 hp engine on go cart, throttle cables, carbon deposits
throttle cables, carbon deposits, hp engine: Hi John, I would adjust the carb. Set the large high speed mixture screw at 1 & 1/2 turns out. The small low speed mixture screw at 3/4 turn out and the idle screw to give a good idle speed. Check the throttle to see if it is opening fully when the gas...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and strat - power washer eng, dead money, power washer
dead money, power washer, pulley: Mark, it sounds like someone stood on the engine to get at something on a shelf in the garage. Anyway, the blower housing seems to be pushed down and is binding. You may have to push the area that holds the pulley and spring in the opposite direction to...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and straton 17.5 hp model no. 42A707, briggs and straton, hp model
briggs and straton, hp model, grounding wire: Hello Joe: Check and make sure that there is No Way the Shut Off wire is Grounding. Unless you have a Bad Coil(Magnatron), then the Coil should Fire the Plugs. I dont use After Market Parts Unless I cant get the Original Part. I see no Ignition Module...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs/stratten will not turn over when warm, vapor lock, intek
vapor lock, intek, briggs stratten: Hello Wayne: Did you Change the Starter? I have had Mowers that would do as you Described and the Starter was Binding when Hot. Send me the Model, Type and Code Numbers Off of the Engine, Please. With these Numbers I can View a Breakdown of the Engine...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & strattin 12.5hp, lean condition, condensor
lean condition, condensor, carby: Backfiring through the carb generallay indicates either a lean condition or an issue with timing. There are only two things that can affect timing on a B&S. A sheared flywheel key and, if equipped, a problem with the points and condensor. Based on your...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton, briggs stratton, vertical model
briggs stratton, vertical model, electrical diagram: Hi Rich, Check for any safety switche problems. Under the seat or the switch which would prevent spark if the blade engagement lever is on. Also check the coil for proper connections. The coil may be defective. Sorry, I can t be of more help. Let...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton, briggs and stratton, neutral safety switch
briggs and stratton, neutral safety switch, engine model: Hello Steve: Send me the Model Numbers Off the Mower, Please. With these I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you. Is the Wire in the Harness of the Mower? Does the Wire Go Up Under the Flywheel? Thanks. Respectfully John PS: I am Allowed...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs&stratton 10hp, yardman snowblower, briggs stratton
yardman snowblower, briggs stratton, piston rings: Dear Martin, It sounds to me you should check the following: Is the fuel reaching the carb okay. Is the line kinked or detached or etc... Remove the spark & check the gap is correctly set. Clean electrode use a fine file to square the edges so that their...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton, 4 stroke engines, briggs stratton
4 stroke engines, briggs stratton, tdc: Usually the marks do not line up at TDC. The best method to check 4 cycle timing is to align the timing marks, then rotate the engine and follow the strokes. At one point, very near TDC, you will notice a slight valve overlap where both valves are just barely...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton, briggs and stratton, armature coil
briggs and stratton, armature coil, spec numbers: Hello Nick: Send me the Model and Type or Spec Numbers Off the Engine, Please. With these I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you. The Alternator/Stator is Under the Flywheel and has No Gap Setting. The Magneto/Armature/Coil is Set to .015in...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton, twin cylinder engines, briggs stratton
twin cylinder engines, briggs stratton, compression stroke: Hello Jay: Sorry for the Delay. This Question was Located in the Question Pool. This Sounds like an OHV Engine. Reset the Valve Clearance. The Compression Release is Not Operating Correctly and is Causing the Problem you Described. I Do Not Use the Setting...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton 14.5 hp riding lawnmower, briggs and stratton, inductive timing light
briggs and stratton, inductive timing light, spark plug: Sorry for the delay. Because it seems to be related to heat and time, I suspect there is either a problem with the ignition module or a problem with valve lash. Connect an inductive timing light to the spark plug lead and let the engine run. When the engine...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton, hiya tom, briggs and stratton
hiya tom, briggs and stratton, briggs and startton: Hiya Tom, Absolutely. Invest in a cheap crimper and a pack of wire terminals and you can make this repair yourself! Lemme know how it goes! (This solenoid cuts off the fuel when you switch off the engine, keeping a hot engine from backfiring by shutting...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs stratton 22 hp v-twin model# 407777 type 0167-E1, briggs stratton, valve job
briggs stratton, valve job, air cleaner: Hello Gary: First you need to know the Compression of the Cylinder that isnt Firing. Sounds like a Burnt Valve. If the Valve is Burnt on the One Cylinder Then have a Valve Job Performed on Both Cylinders and it should be fine. Hope this Helps. ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton, briggs stratton, good luck
briggs stratton, good luck, last time: Hello Pat: If I Understand you Correctly; you can Turn the Engine using the Blade but Cant Pull the Starter Handle. If this is Correct, then Remove the Blower Housing (metal engine Cover) which has the Starter Rivited to it. Does the Starter Handle...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton 4.5 won't start, spark plug gap, briggs stratton
spark plug gap, briggs stratton, terminal post: if you have it at flywheel brake disconnected, that should be fine. it can not touch anything at that point. not the mower or any part of. now understand this is just to test for spark, cause if its running it will now have no shut off unless you ground...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton 4 hp wont start, briggs and stratton, mixture settings
briggs and stratton, mixture settings, gas mixture: Hello Lindell: When you Cleaned the Carburator did you Blow All the Ports and Passages Out with Compressed Air? Could you Send the Type Code if you need to talk to me about this Mower Again, Please. If the Carb is Clean and the Air/Gas Mixture Settings...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton, craftsman lawn tractor, stator coil
craftsman lawn tractor, stator coil, briggs and stratton: Hello Tom: Its Unusal for a Battery being Smaller CCA to cause this Problem. I would think that the Stator was Overworked by the Old Battery. Replace the Stator and your Problem should be Solved. The Old Battery May have Drawn to Heavily on the Stator...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs/stratton 5 hp snowblower carb rebuild, briggs stratton, throttle shaft
briggs stratton, throttle shaft, bench vise: The best way I know of to remove the seat is to tap it with a 1/4-20 bottoming tap. Then using a 1/4-20 Gr.8 bolt, turn the bolt into the threaded seat until it bottoms. If you continue to turn the bolt, it will break through the bottom of the seat and start...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton 5 hp, fuel air mixture, briggs and stratton
fuel air mixture, briggs and stratton, piston rings: Hi Rick, An engine needs only 3 things to run. Compression, timed spark and proper fuel/air mixture. You have spark and fuel. If the pull cord effort seems like it is suddenly easier, then maybe the compression is not high enough now. I would test it....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, screw out: Hello Roy: If the Muffler and Exhaust are Clear of Blockage, then Turn the Idle Air Mixture Screw Out 1/4 Turn. If this Doesn t Effect the Operation of the Engine, Then Remove, Disassemble and Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner. Then...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton 5hp main needle jet, briggs and stratton, needle jet
briggs and stratton, needle jet, good starting point: Hi John, The high speed mixture screw is initially set at 1&1/2 turns out. Then adjust it to give good acceleration and top speed, while keeping the screw more open rather than more closed. The low speed mixture screw is set at 3/4 turn out, then adjust...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs stratton 6.75 no power, brigg and stratton, briggs stratton
brigg and stratton, briggs stratton, sears: Hello Walter: Im Assuming the Mechanic Changed the Flywheel Key. The Flywheel Key is the Timing for most Small Engines. When you Bent the Crankshaft, Im Sure the Key was Damaged. The Hard to Start is a very Good Indication of this. Forget the Rings....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton, briggs and stratton, crankcase oil
briggs and stratton, crankcase oil, marvel mystery oil: Hello Again Charlie: No Worries. You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Addy http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and Select the B. Then Select Briggs and Stratton. Then Select Don t have Part Numbers. Then Select File #28. Then Select Folder...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton 8 hp motor, briggs and stratton, carborator
briggs and stratton, carborator, hp motor: Hello Mike: Send me the Model, Type and Code Numbers Off of the Engine, Please. With these Numbers I can Locate a Breakdown/IPL of the Engine and Better Assist you. There is a Spring that goes from the Throttle Control Bracket to the Governor Control...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton 8hp generator, briggs and stratton, engine crankshaft
briggs and stratton, engine crankshaft, rocker arm: Hello Brandon: The Model Numbers Will Assist me in Answering this Question. Im Not Understanding the Part you are Asking About. You can Go to this Addy http://www.colemanpowermate.com/generators/ and Select the Model you have and Download a Breakdown/IPl...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton 8hp vertical shaft --need connecting rod, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, vertical shaft: Hello Dan: Look for the Model, Type and Code Numbers to be STAMPED Into the Blower Housing (Metal Engine Cover) Above the Spark Plug. You May have to Use a Wire Brush and Clean the Paint and Rust Off to View the Numbers. Hope this Helps. I am Here if You...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton 92232 engine, briggs and stratton, david answer
briggs and stratton, david answer, brass piece: Hello David: Did you have the Governor Arm Removed from the Governor Shaft? Did you Ensure when the Pans was Bolted Up that the Governor Rod was Going to Sit on the Governor Inside the Engine? If the Governor Arm Wasn t Resting so it would Sit on the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton backfires, briggs and stratton, flywheel
briggs and stratton, flywheel, air filter: Paul First of all it still should be under warranty I would bring it back where you got. Most times these mowers will last if you do reg maint on the engine. So for it to start with problems I would suspect a factory issue.BTW it is called a flywheel where...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton dies after engine gets hot, briggs and stratton, proper manuals
briggs and stratton, proper manuals, valve clearance: Hello Juan: If you are Sure the Muffler is Clear, then Remove the Valve Cover and Check the Valve Clearance. Take a Blade Feeler Gauge and Set the Engine to Top Dead Center. The Clearances are Intake Set to .003in to .005in and the Exhaust Set to .008in...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton electrical, briggs and stratton, 12 volt
briggs and stratton, 12 volt, code numbers: Hello Chris: Send me the Model, Type and Code Numbers Off of the Engine, Please. With these I can see a Diagram of the Engine and Better Assist you. However, follow the Coil Shutoff Wire from the Coil. If this Wire is Connected to Ground through the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton engine 4.0 hp, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, carburator: Hello Jerry: From your Description I suggest the Carburator be Cleaned and Rebuilt. The Carburator Jet is Restricted by Varnish that the Gas Forms over Time or the Carburator has Drawn Trash/Water into the Jet. If you need a Breakdown of the Engine...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton engine on mixer, briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton
briggs stratton engine, briggs stratton, grass clippings: David There can be numerous reasons for the engine to quit running when it gets up to operating temperature.. expansion of metal parts where bolts/screws aren t tight enough, breakdown of the condenser for the ignition points (if equipped), or a possibility...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton engine timing, briggs and stratton, engine governor
briggs and stratton, engine governor, cam gear: Hello Gary: You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Addy http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and Click on the B. Then Select Briggs and Stratton. Then Select Dont have Part Numbers. Then Select File # 35. Then Select Folder # 351400. The...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton engine, crankcase oil, briggs and stratton
crankcase oil, briggs and stratton, riding lawn mower: Hello Gary: Stop! Change the Crankcase Oil. Remove, Disassemble the Carburetor and Soak Overnight in Carburetor Cleaner. Then Blow Out the Passages with Compressed Air. Install New Kit. Install a Manual Cut Off Valve in the Gas Line and Turn Off the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton huskee supreme mower deck, huskee supreme, briggs and stratton
huskee supreme, briggs and stratton, lawn tractor: there could be a couple of things this could be one is the seat switch has to be hooked up check that connection and the other thing is something is wrong with the linkage off of the lever that engages your deck check them things out first then let me kno...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton ignition, briggs and stratton, solenoid coil
briggs and stratton, solenoid coil, safety switches: Hello Sean: The Ignition Module/Coil Wire is a Ground Wire. Wen the Ignition Switch is in the OFF POSITION the Wire Should be GROUNDED. Send me the Model Numbers Off the Mower, Please. With these I can Locate the Proper Manual and Better Assist you. I May...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs@stratton l/mower 4 stroke sprint, briggs stratton, leak gas
briggs stratton, leak gas, eric hope: These engines are very reliable. Are you using SAE-30 oil and is the correct amount in the mower? You particular engine will not leak gas into the oil like other models. It s possible the rings and valve guides are wore a little but it s not worth rebuilding...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton lawnmower engine series 200, briggs stratton, lawnmower engine
briggs stratton, lawnmower engine, starter clutch: To check the flywheel key you need to remove the top engine fan schroud, the starter clutch or flywheel nut depending on you engine, and then you can visually inspect the key. The flywheel key way and the crankshaft key way should be lined up. If they...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs&stratton lawnmower motor, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton
briggs and stratton, briggs stratton, governer: Hi Michael, The high speed mixture screw is initially set at 1 & 1/2 turns out. Then adjust it to give good acceleration and top speed, while not closing the screw more than you need to. The low speed mixture screw is set at 3/4 of a turn out. Adjust...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton model 31h777 0210, briggs stratton, vacum pump
briggs stratton, vacum pump, fuel pumps: Did the old engine have a fuel pump? Fuel pumps were only offered on 31H777 with type numbers 0110, 0113, 0115, 0117, 0118, 0120. These engines had a nipple drilled in the engine block to provide vacuum to operate the fuel pump. I am assuming there is...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton motor not working, briggs and stratton, carbonator
briggs and stratton, carbonator, mechanical work: Hiya william First, replace your spark plug Second, if new plug dosen t work, you ll need to check the points which are underneath the flywheel. If you don t have a good basic set of tools and aren t comfortable doing some grunt mechanical work- you can...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs and stratton q6.5 eng. not continuing to run, briggs and stratton, gas button
briggs and stratton, gas button, hp engine: Hello Paul: The Problem is the Carb. When it is Cleaned and Overhauled, All Ports and Passages Must be Blown out with Compressed Air. Varnish and Trash has Built Up inside the Carb Ports and is Restricting the Gas flow to the Jet of the Carb. Hope this...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs stratton starter motor, briggs stratton, reverse polarity
briggs stratton, reverse polarity, vertical shaft: Are the battery cables correct? Is it possible that you installed the rotor upside down? If you have the starter on the bench, no other parts connected to it, can you connect the negative battery terminal to the starter post and the positive lead to the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs & stratton, briggs stratton, head gasket
briggs stratton, head gasket, grinding wheel: Hi Rick, The squealing sound was a bad sign and I would check the cylinder for scoring. Maybe the rings didn t seat properly during break in. If okay, move on to the valves. The valve tops don t always seat flush but the surfaces must make full contact...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs timing, piston rings, cylinder wall
piston rings, cylinder wall, oil pan: Hello Greg: You did a major Overhaul of this engine. It sounds like a common problem. Pour some Oil into the Cylinder and Try to start the engine. The Rings aren t seating enough to give full compression. About 2oz is enough. Hope this Helps. Good...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs trouble, small fortune, grateful thanks
small fortune, grateful thanks, smart search: Go to the Briggs site, look under manuals and go the Illustrated Parts List. You can open the pdf file. Type in the model, 281707 and the type number 0175. This is the link http://shop.briggsandstratton.com/BShopProductListingPage.asp?MecID=100&CatalogID=56B2B9A7-283C-11D4-8886-00B0D0203414&SessionID=43C7B3A0-6A44-4EB2-B2CC-23B437198A68&SMSID=Smart+Search&ViewName=htsDIY&EngineModelNumber=281707&EngineType=0175#...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs valve adjustment, riding lawn mower, valve adjustment
riding lawn mower, valve adjustment, power model: Hi Ronnie, Sorry for the delay. My ISP was down. I m not sure that you DO have a valve problem. Any engine will turn over with the plugs removed as there is no compression to overcome. I would check for spark. Then for a lack of fuel by squirting...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): briggs vanguard twin cyl. 14hp, code numbers, model type
code numbers, model type, crankcase: Hello Chris: It Could be the Crankcase Vent Isnt Working. Send me the Model, Type and Code Numbers Off of The Engine, Please. With these I can View a Breakdown of the Engine and Better Assist you. Hope this Helps. Let me know what Happens, Please. Thanks....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brigs and stratton eng, brigs and stratton, briggs and stratton
brigs and stratton, briggs and stratton, neutral safety switch: Hello Sam: By Not Fire; Do you mean the Plug is Not Firing or the Engine Is Not Attempting to Run? If the Engine Is Not Attempting to Run, then Remove Spark Plug and Check for Fire at the Plug. If there is Fire at the Plug, then Try to Start the Engine...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): broken piston rod, cylinder hone, engine gasket
cylinder hone, engine gasket, piston rod: Hello Again Oscar: You can View a Breakdown/IPL of this Engine at this Site Addy, http://www.smallenginepartswarehouse.com/parts.asp and Select the Shop Online Parts Look Up. Then Select the Model Tab. Then Select the OEM and Enter the Model and Type Numbers...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): broken rod, briggs stratton engines, briggs and stratton
briggs stratton engines, briggs and stratton, briggs stratton: Caroline Couple options. 1- there are a couple engines on ebay right now that would fit your application- bolt right up. One is a 14.5hp the other is a 12.5, but either s gonna run ya 150-200$ all said N done with shipping, and you ll still have to install...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): broken starter cord, starter cord, assembley
starter cord, assembley, everone: I recommend for everone who inquires about recoils to take it into a good shop for the repair. If you haven t repaired one before, it can be more costly and potentially dangerous to try it yourself. If you are lucky, the shop will let you observe the repair...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): brush cutter, oil manufacturers, brush cutter
oil manufacturers, brush cutter, noise problem: Although the manufacturer recommends a 25:1 mix, this way too rich if you are using a good oil. They assume the worst and, yes, it will smoke at this ratio. I recommend following the oil manufacturers recommendation. As for the noise problem, this is common...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): burning out coils, briggs stratton, fuel tank cap
briggs stratton, fuel tank cap, ring gasket: Dean Problem: Engine starts easily but dies after a few seconds. Possible causes: Fuel tank is empty or shutoff valve is closed, or fuel line or fuel tank cap vent is clogged. Carburetor is overchoked. Carburetor is improperly adjusted or needs...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Which one should I buy, briggs and straton, whipper snipper
briggs and straton, whipper snipper, bump head: Glad your happy. I have an old Echo, I m guessing it s at least 10 years old and still running good. I have the straight shaft myself, but there are times I d rather have the curved shaft. The Kawasaki sell for about $500-$600 around here...a little too...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): buying advice, wheel drive models, tall individuals
wheel drive models, tall individuals, rear wheel drive: I prefer rear wheel drive mowers over front rear wheel drive models. The drive is the same as an automobile, as far a front or rear wheel drive. Most lower priced self propelled mowers are front wheel drive. The problem with FWD is when you bag your grass...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): buying a used lawn mower, honda lawn mower, tall grass
honda lawn mower, tall grass, smoke smoke: Hi Steve 1- Make sure the guy selling it dosen t have a used car business. Heh -Thats a joke (hope you don t sell used cars). Seriously tho- 1-Crank it cold. Should start easily, come off choke without stalling. 2-No smoke. Smoke of ANY kind from...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): bypassing points and condenser?, briggs and stratton, old briggs
briggs and stratton, old briggs, horizontal shaft: Have you researched the antique engine message boards? I did some research and found that some older flywheels have 2 magnets versus current day single magnet flywheels. I have very knowledgable with 1970 and up ignition systems but there may be some oddities...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): C Clamp for the air cleaner stud, rear discharge, size c
rear discharge, size c, hi john: Hello Fred: I have Sold all my Tools for Doing These Repairs because I am now Disabled. However, I do remember that the C-Clamp may have to be Ground down a small amount to Work Properly. The Reason for putting the Nut on; you are working around a Threaded...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): I.C.ENGINES, camshaft, crankshaft
camshaft, crankshaft, rpm: I don t understand your question fully. The power output is generally from the crankshaft because it is more robust and directly connected to reciprocating assembly. The camshaft also spins at exactly 1/2 of the speed of the crankshaft. Although accessories...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): CARB, eager 1, throttle plate
eager 1, throttle plate, conects: Hiya don- sorry for the delay (business trip) the lever on the side is a govenor arm. it will connect directly to the throttle plate lever on the carb. put the piece of linkage with the spring on it into the top hole (the spring goes in with it- it prevents...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): CARB, tecumshe, wet behind the ears
tecumshe, wet behind the ears, torch tip: DON, SOMETHING MUST BE PLUGGED INSIDE THE CARB WHERE YA CAN T SEE. A PASSAGEWAY FOR THE FUEL MAYBE A PIN HOLE IN A GASKET BUT SOMETHING IS LEAKING. YOU ARE PROBABLY GONNA HAVE TO TAKE THE CARB COMPLETELY DOWN AND SOAK IN SOME CARB WASH AND REPLACE EVERY...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): CARBURETOR SETTINGS, ariens snowblower, hp engine
ariens snowblower, hp engine, low speed: Hi Bob, The large high speed mixture screw is initially set at 1&1/2 turns out. Then adjust it to give good acceleration and top speed. The low speed mixture screw is set at 3/4 turn out, then adjust to give a smooth idle. Good Luck. Michael ...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): CARBURETOR, zama carburetor, familyname
zama carburetor, familyname, homelite: I can t find a specific resource online for a parts diagram but you can use this link for a reference (http://wem.walbro.com/walbro/product.asp?CategoryName=33cc&Series=WT&partnum=WT%2D707%2D1&GroupName=Chain%20Saw&FamilyName=HOMELITE%20(JOHN%20DEERE). Otherwise,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Cadet 1050 Riding Lawn Mower, mower deck, clevis
mower deck, clevis, lawn mower: Hiya Linda - what you ve got is a belt tensioner thats been barely engaging and now the belts worn and its not engaging. Under your mower frame if you follow the mower deck engaging lever you ll find a rod that connects a moving pulley arm. The rod will...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Cam gear placement on VTWIN Honda, kick in the groin, cam gears
kick in the groin, cam gears, expert disclaimer: So your question was How do I lash the valves? Well Mason lets consult the expert on this one. Cletus are you around? Yes I am here Cletus. Ok lets get started. You need to go pickup a manual called common sense. It was written by Thomas Paine or somebody...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb 6.5/5.0, varnish, carbs
varnish, carbs, dips: Hello Barry: Did you use High Pressure Air to Blow the Ports and Passages out? The varnish in some Carbs can take up to 4 dips in Parts Cleaner before you get it out. Soak at least 12hrs Min. Hope this Helps. Good Luck Respectfully Joh...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Adj, arens snowblower, tap tank
arens snowblower, tap tank, internal passages: Because you need to run it with the choke on, there is a blockage inside the carb. You will need to remove the float bowl and use a peice of tag wire to push through all of the internal passages. Then follow up with carb cleaner. It would be a good idea...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Adjust on JD RX75 with Kaw/Mikuni, john deere rx75 riding mower, john deere rx75
john deere rx75 riding mower, john deere rx75, confinment: Sorry you asked the question after you bought the carb. This is a problem that occurs on virtually every RX out there. Because of the confinment of this engine caused by the pretty rear cowling this carb dribbles a little gas past the needle when it...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Adjustment, air mixture, adjustment screws
air mixture, adjustment screws, throttle plate: Hello BJ: The Instructions are as Follows: ****The Operational/High RPM Air Mixture Screw is In the Carburetor Bowl in the Center of the Nut or Some Carburetors have Both the Idle Air and Operational Air Adjustment Screws Side by Side on the Top Side of...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Adjustments for a 5HP B&S engine, briggs stratton, internal passages
briggs stratton, internal passages, horizontal shaft: I also suspect there is still a blockage inside the carb. With the mixture screw around 1 1/2 turns out from lightly seated, it should be sufficiently rich to provide adequate power. There is no feature to provide additional enrichment at maximum load as...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Adjustments, carb adjustments, walbro carb
carb adjustments, walbro carb, fuel mixture: Hello Marcus: The Fuel Mixture Screws are Set: Turn in Until Seated, Then Turned out 1 1/2 Turns. Start the Engine. While Reving the Engine Turn the HS Screw Until the Engine is Reving Properly. Then Set the LS Screw so that when Accelerating from Idle...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb. Air tube, vent tube, air vent
vent tube, air vent, push mower: Most likely it the the atmospheric vent from the carb. This just allows air to enter the carb bowl. Your problem is most likely caused by a leaky inlet needle and seat. I would also check the float. Google Tecumseh carburetor rebuilding for detailed...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb adjustment for Kawasaki engine, kawasaki engine, carbon deposits
kawasaki engine, carbon deposits, initial settings: Most of those carbs are leaned by turning the needle in and most initial adjustments are 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 turns out from a GENTLY seated position. Is the air filter clean? When was the last major tune-up? Reading the plug is a very good way to check the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb. adjustments for Weed Eater 7000, carb adjustments, diaphrams
carb adjustments, diaphrams, weed eater: It sounds more like the weighted fuel filter was not re-installed on the fuel pickup line in the tank. If positioning causes problems, this is generally caused by the fuel line not being fully submersed in fuel. The starting adjustments for the mixture screws...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb adjustments, adjustment screws, carb adjustments
adjustment screws, carb adjustments, float bowl: I would make sure the float level is correct by removing the carb from the engine, then remove the carburetor float bowl and turn the carburetor upside down; the float should appear level when the carb us turned upside down. You may want to just try adjusting...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb. atmospheric air tube, vent tube, air vent
vent tube, air vent, atmospheric air: Atmospheric tube? Big words for me. If fuel is leaking out the vent you need to rebuild the carb. The vent tube in the carb is an EPA thing. It is attached to nothing. It s a vent Don t skimp on the rebuild. Buy a new needle and seat. It ll cost about...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb bowl leak, gasket, stratton
gasket, stratton, model number: Hello George: Did you Put the Gasket on the Bowl Bolt on the Outside of the Bowl or on the Inside? the Gasket for the Bowl Bolt is Supposed to be on the Inside of the Bowl. Hope this Helps. Let me know what Happens, Please. I Enjoy knowing the Outcome....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb on FA210D, internal passages, mid eighties
internal passages, mid eighties, thin metal: If the carb is assembled correctly and the engine will only start with starting fluid in the carb (which I recommend you use extremely sparingly), there may still be a blochage inside the carb. Make sure you use a piece of tag wire to push through all of...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb flooding out, tecumseh engine, air mixture
tecumseh engine, air mixture, valve sets: Hello Patrick: You can View a Breakdown of the Carburetor at this Site Addy http://www.tillotson.ie/ and Download the Flash Player. Then Enter the Site. Now Select Tech Info. Nowe Select Service Manuals from the Drop Down List Under the Tech Info Tab.Your...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Hunting, snowblower, hunting
snowblower, hunting: Hi Rich, The most common cause of carb hunting is a weak governer spring. Even though it might look good, it may be weak and in need of replacement. Another cause is a clogged or unadjusted carb float assembly. Let me know how you make out. Michae...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb issues., gasoline engine, middle of the ocean
gasoline engine, middle of the ocean, fuel flow: Hi Justin, If, when you cover the intake and feel good suction, then a leaking intake valve or poor compression is ruled out. I m sure you have also tried re-setting the jets. By the engine running only with the choke on, that points to a lack of fuel...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Kit HH60-105106F, engine seals, silver hub
engine seals, silver hub, hub cap: Hiya Howard Hey you may not have a problem! The hub cap looking things are caps that some folks haveto pop off the carb body (depending on the carb type) see, these kits are as universal as possible, and fit several variations of the carb types. The gasket...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Problems, No Jet adjusters????, briggs and stratton, hp briggs
briggs and stratton, hp briggs, briggs and stratton intek: No adjustable jets. If it starts and runs by priming with fuel then ignition, compression and timing are fine. This leaves only the fuel system. You can check the intake tube and gaskets but most likely the problem is in the carb. Can you continue...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb problem 5.0HP Tecumseh, air mixture, spray cleaners
air mixture, spray cleaners, snow blower: Hello Kurt: Did you Soak the Carburetor Overnight in Carburetor Cleaning Solution (I use Gunk). Spray Cleaners will Not Properly Clean a Dirty/Clogged Carburetor. They Only Loosen the Varnish and Usually Cause more Trouble than Good. From your Description...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb problems on a Sears Eager 1, eager 1, hp model
eager 1, hp model, float bowl: Hello Brian: Since you have a Tecumseh Engine I have a Couple of Sites that May Interest you. 1st- http://www.outdoordistributors.com/ and Select the T. Then Select Tecumseh. Then Select Dont have Part Numbers. Then Enter the Model Numbers 143.986700....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb problems I think?, toro snow blower, tecumseh engines
toro snow blower, tecumseh engines, float bowl: Hi Brad, Not sure about your model but most Tecumseh engines use what is called a dry bulb priming system. In other words they force air into the float bowl to push fuel out of the carburetor main jet. It does sound like you have a carburetor problem...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Question, briggs stratton, valve hole
briggs stratton, valve hole, tiny holes: Dave. great detail on your problem. I would suggest, by the looks of the carb, to remove the welch plug at the bottom of the pickup tube that enters in the cup in the tank or replace the long pickup pipe. Try the long pipe first and be sure its unclogged....

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb rebuild snowblower tecumseh 5hp, rule of thumb, needle valve
rule of thumb, needle valve, plug hole: You can start any mixture screw at 1 1/2 turns out from lightly seated. There is only one other mixture screw (low speed) on a typical Tecumseh snowblower carb. Any other screws are limits for throttle travel and idle speed....if they ve never been adjusted,...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb rebuild, briggs and straton, step dad
briggs and straton, step dad, thanks for your help: Hi Aron, Sorry, I don t know where you could get a diagram of your carb. If possible, you might get your step-dad s help to re-assemble it. You could also try the B&S website for a parts diagram, which may help. http://www.briggsandstratton.com/display/Router.asp?DocID=64103...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb removal and cleaning, changing spark plugs, cycle engines
changing spark plugs, cycle engines, float bowl: Check out this web sites: http://www.cpdonline.com/692509.pdf http://www.jackssmallengines.com/faqrebuildcarb.cfm http://www.repairfaq.org/samnew/lmfaq/lmclctc.htm http://www.lawn-mower-shop.com/carb1.htm http://www.repairfaq.org/samnew/lmfaq.htm One...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb for snowblower, internal passages, adjustment screws
internal passages, adjustment screws, aerosol: If it only runs properly with full or partial choke and the mixture screws make no difference, there is a blockage inside the carb. You will need to thoroughly clean it using a piece of tag wire to push through all of the internal passages and follow up with...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb Troubles, ride on lawnmower, throttle shaft
ride on lawnmower, throttle shaft, throttle control: Hello Neil: I Only Suggest you Increase the Engine Speed by Shortening the Governor Control Spring Until the 3200 RPM s is Reached. At 3200RPM s the Engine is at Maximum Safe RPM s. Anything Over these RPMs will Result in Engine Damage. For Higher RPMs...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carb, spiral spring, throttle shaft
spiral spring, throttle shaft, throttle plate: The rod is the connection from governor arm to throttle shaft. The spring is the connection from governor arm to throttle control lever (the one that the operator controls). Without your model information, I can only recommend you follow this guideline:...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carberator adjustment, starter fluid, watt generator
starter fluid, watt generator, coleman ultimite: Hello John: Go to this Addy http://www.robinamerica.com/manuals/engMans.lasso# and Scroll Down to the EC04 Model. Then Click on the Service Manual. In the Window that Pops Up, Left Click on the Area Right Click to Download. This is Supposed to be a...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carberator cleaning, digital pix, starter fluid
digital pix, starter fluid, float bowl: The only place I know for photos is the Briggs site illustrated parts list or the manual. Techumsun carbs can be found at Sears parts web site. If they are float style carbs they are really simple...only about 4 parts. The challenge is the controls...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carberator Leaking Gas, ok cya, silver bowl
ok cya, silver bowl, needle valve: Hiya Wade. You have a float/needle valve issue. Theres a small silver bowl at the bottom of the carburator. A large nut or a fuel cutoff solenoid holds it on. Both unscrew. Drop the bowl, see if the float or needle is stuck. A can of carb cleaner can...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carberator Linkage, appreciative thanks, throttle control
appreciative thanks, throttle control, linkage: This is difficult to explain. The rod with the spring is connected to the governor and the rod should go to the throttle control plate. The other rod without the spring is connected to the governor arm shaft and the carb butterfly shaft? Does this help...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carberator, water in the fuel, fuel inlet
water in the fuel, fuel inlet, weed eater: Hi Bill, Since it runs when you add fuel, the carb most likely has dirt, debris or gummed fuel inside. First, check for a good fuel flow from the tank at the carb s fuel inlet. Next, you will need to remove the carb, disassemble it, clean all the small...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carborator or throttle linkage adjustment on Briggs & Straton 12V802 (YardManII Mower), briggs straton, briggs and stratton
briggs straton, briggs and stratton, throttle linkage: Hello Again Rick: You can Send Photos to this Addy, jbridger54@yahoo.com. I Use this Addy to Receive Photos Until this Site Gets there System Up and Running to Receive Such Information. Yes the Spring can Get Stretched. The Ear that the Spring Attaches...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carburator Adjustment, adjustment screws, exhaust ports
adjustment screws, exhaust ports, speed needle: I would check the muffler spark arrestor screen, muffler ports and exhaust ports. On older 2 cycle engines these become clogged with carbon and cause poor performance. As the adjustment, set both high and low needles 1&1/4 to 1&1/2 turns out from a GENTLY...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carburator adjustment, silver screw, air mixture
silver screw, air mixture, brass nut: Hello Tom: The High Mixture Screw is in the Center of the Carburetor Bowl. The Low is in the Side at the Juncture of the Bowl Facing Straight. Hope this Helps. I am here if you Require more Assistance. Thanks. Good Luck Respectfully Joh...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carburator choking out, murray riding lawn mower, riding lawn mower
murray riding lawn mower, riding lawn mower, float bowl: Hi Larry, I would first suspect that the engine is starving for fuel. Start by adjusting the carb s mixture screws. Next, I would check the float bowl and needle valve for clogging and even consider rebuilding the carb. Finally a compression test would...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carburator floods and gas gets into engine oil, briggs and stratton, pin holes
briggs and stratton, pin holes, small pin: The float needle valve is not sealing or the float has a small hole in it filling with gas and is sinking instead of floating and pushing the needle back up into the seal the old metal type floats are notorius for this, allowing gas to freeflow through the...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carburator problem on a Briggs and Stratton OHV engine, briggs and stratton, metal cylinder
briggs and stratton, metal cylinder, prefilter: You shouldn t see raw fuel leaking from anywhere. This is an indication that carb is flooding. In that case, you will need to thoroughly inspect the needle and seat for wear or debris and inspect the float for leaks (if you shake it, you will hear fuel inside...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carburator problem, twin cylinder engines, twin cylinder engine
twin cylinder engines, twin cylinder engine, rich mixture: Hello Bob: This is a common problem with the Twin Cylinder Engine Carbs. Clean and Overhaul the Carb. The float is, Sticking overfilling the Bowl and causing the Carb to flood slightly. Has the Carb started to flood the Cylinders yet? I own 2 B&S...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carburator screw settings, toro wheelhorse, compression issue
toro wheelhorse, compression issue, spark plug: Hi Ryan, The high speed mixture screw is initially set at 1&1/2 turns out. Then adjust it to give good acceleration and top speed while keeping the screw as far out as possible. The low speed mixture screw is set at 3/4 turn out, then adjust to give a...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carbureator flooding, rear tine, piece of dirt
rear tine, piece of dirt, float bowl: Hi Mike, It sounds to me like the carb s float is not closing. There may be a piece of dirt or gummed fuel inside. I would remove the float bowl and take a look. A new needle and seat may be needed. Inspect the float itself, also. Let me know how...

Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.): Carburetor Adjustment, honda hr214, air mixture
honda hr214, air mixture, air screw: Hello Bernie: I Use an Oil Suction System for Changing the Oil in Mowers. I Always had the Same Complaint and Tried Several Different Ways to Make the Oil Changes Easier and Not as Messy. No Luck. If you Do Happen to Find a Way to Do it, Please Let me Know....