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Oil Drain Valve Installation Instructions 
For DIY Part No. 5401

Fits most engines 


Installing Oil Drain Valve
1. Remove drain plug and drain oil into an appropriate container. Dispose of the used oil at an oil recycling center.
2. Hand tighten the oil drain valve into the drain hole, then wrench tighten an additional 1/2 turn.
3. Ensure valve is closed; push in and turn clockwise.
4. Add oil to the engine according to the instructions in the operator's manual.

Next Oil Change
1. Attach drain hose to valve.
2. To open valve: push-in, turn counter clockwise and pull.
3. To close valve: push-in and turn clockwise.
4. Add oil to the engine according to the instructions in the operator's manual. 

I have an issue installing a B&S oil drain valve P.O. #5401 in a Yard Man 42inch cut deck with a 17.5 HP B&S engine due to a steering arm being in the way. Can you tell me the proper installation instructions since it seems the steering arm will need to b

Asked by: Cali Bound
We will not be able to tell you how to alter the equipment. Please work with the equipment manufacturer for this.
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2014-08-19

Husq YTH2348 with a Briggs 23 HP engine. The oil drain valve is loose where it screws into the engine block and I have not been able to find a wrench or socket that will fit in where the oil drain valve is to tighten it, as there is no room. Suggestions?

Asked by: mikep39or
You will need to use an adjustable wrench to tighten this part.
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2014-04-28

when checking oil is the dip stick threaded in to stop or resting on threads squarely??

Asked by: Bones3123
To check the oil you need to thread the dipstick in.
Answered by: Nicole
Date published: 2014-07-06

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