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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 I Find My Direct Engine Replacement Specifications?

Looking to replace your engine? Learn how to find your direct engine replacement specifications, including for vertical and horizontal shaft engines! 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 »

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 »

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 Find the Engine Serial / Model Number, Type & Trim?

Find answers to questions regarding how to locate the model, serial number, type or engine codes for your Briggs & Stratton products. Read More »