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What is the measured CO2 emission value for my engine?
July 01, 2018

Learn what your measured CO2 emission value is for your engine in this Briggs & Stratton FAQ. Read More »

Is this a 2-cycle engine? If so, what is the best oil gas ratio?

Learn how to identify a 2 cycle engine and determine what the best oil to gas ratio mix is for that engine. Read More »

Assembly Instructions - 2006/42/EC

These basic assembly instructions are intended for use by the OEM for installation of Briggs & Stratton engines into their equipment. Read More »

How to Inspect Your Small Engine for Brake Replacement

Looking to service or check the small engine brakes yourself? Find our step-by-step guide on how to inspect the braking system for replacement! Read More »

How to Clean a Lawn Mower or Snow Blower Engine

Grass & other debris can lead to a dirty lawn mower or snow blower engine. Learn how to clean small engines & prevent these common problems. Read More »

How to test a small engine charging system, battery & alternator?

Learn how to check for a dead lawn mower battery & perform an alternator test in your small engine charging system. Read More »

How do you rebuild or overhaul a small engine carburetor?

Learn how to repair and rebuild the small engine carburetor in your lawn mower or snow blower to ensure peak performance. Read More »

Why Does My Engine Backfire or Afterfire?

Understand what causes backfire and afterfire in your small engines, as well as simple fixes that could repair any loud noises coming from your engine. Read More »

Where can I find the electrical schematic or wiring diagram for my engine?

Read through this Briggs and Stratton FAQ to find the electrical schematic or wiring diagram for your small engine if maintenance or repair is needed! Read More »

Why is White / Blue Smoke Coming from the Engine?

Is your engine smoking or producing white or blue smoke when running? Find out what could be causing the problem and how to troubleshoot. Read More »