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What is the measured CO2 emission value for my engine?
January 01, 2019

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

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

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

How can I obtain a safety data sheet?

Learn how to obtain a Safety Data Sheet for your Briggs & Stratton product. Read More

What year was my small engine manufactured?

Want to know the age of your Briggs & Stratton engine? Learn how to easily find your engine’s manufacture date with its code numbers! Read More

What is the right spark plug and gap for my small engine?

Learn how & where to find the right spark plug and a gap chart to guide you through gapping spark plugs in this engine FAQ. Read More

How to Inspect Flywheel & Key for Replacement | Briggs & Stratton

Find step-by-step guide to inspecting your flywheels and keys to make sure you remove and install the small engine’s flywheel replacement correctly! 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 Do I Measure Briggs & Stratton’s Engine Power?

To understand or find your engine’s power & capabilities, read our FAQ on engine horsepower and torque value for your Briggs & Stratton equipment! Read More