How To Locate Your Riding Mower
Engine Model Number

Knowing the 10-character model number of your Briggs & Stratton engine will make it easy to order maintenance or repair parts either online or from your local dealer. The following is an example of what the engine model number looks like:

 Alt Text  Briggs & Stratton Engine Model Number

Please Note: Only the first 10 characters of your Briggs & Stratton engine model are needed to search for manuals.

 

Where to Locate Your Engine Model Number

As shown in the How to Find Your Riding Mower Engine Model Number video, the engine model number is generally a number stamped into metal directly on your engine. Some riding mower engines come with a cover or "shroud". It should be noted that these covers come in a variety of colors, sizes and shapes. Regardless of your cover the engine model number will be in one of 2 locations:

Ride Mower Engine Model Number Location

On the valve cover stamped on the metal plate over the overhead valve (OHV)

Tools you may need:
Flashlight


Ride Mower Engine Model Number Location

On an aluminum tag located on top of the blower housing right next to the rotating screen

Tools you may need:
Flashlight