Tune Up Your Briggs & Stratton Riding Mower Engine
Posted in Riding Mower Engine Videos
Tuning up the Briggs & Stratton engine on your riding mower is a simple, straightforward process with multiple benefits. And it’s easy – you don’t need to be a mechanic to do it!
Riding Mower Tune-Up in 5 Steps
Tuning up your riding mower consists of the following five steps:
- Change the oil and replace the oil filter
- Replace the spark plug
- Replace the air filter
- Replace the fuel filter
- Add Briggs & Stratton Fresh Start fuel stabilizer
The entire engine tune-up process takes about 30 minutes for riding mowers. In most cases, it only needs to be performed once a year.
You’ll enjoy many benefits from an engine tune-up. The engine will start easier, it will run better, and it’s better for the environment. You’ll reduce emissions by up to 50% - a real benefit for everyone. Briggs & Stratton simplifies the process by providing you with a handy do-it-yourself mower engine tune-up kit for riding mowers.
Riding Mower Tune-up Kit
- Air filter with pre-cleaner
- Pre-measured amount of oil
- Spark plug
- Oil filter
- Fuel filter
- Fresh Start fuel stabilizer
- Step-by-step instructions
Kits are engine-specific, so refer to your operator’s manual for your engine type. Although the kit comes with handy step-by-step instructions, you can refer to the video above to walk you through the process as well. By purchasing the kit and doing the tune-up yourself at home, you’ll be saving money and helping to prevent future costly engine repair issues.
When you’re done with your engine tune-up, you can recycle your old oil at a participating Briggs & Stratton dealer. There’s no time like the present to tune up your riding mower and help ensure many great mowing seasons ahead!