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Is this a 2-cycle engine and what is the best oil to gas ratio? | Briggs & ...

Learn how to determine if you have a 2-cycle engine and what the best engine oil mix is in this Briggs & Stratton FAQ! Read More »

Antique Engine Manual and Specifications | Briggs & Stratton

Looking for antique engine specifications, manuals or parts from Briggs & Stratton? Learn where to find them here! Read More »

Engine Brake Inspection | Briggs & Stratton

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 »

Carburetor Rebuild | Briggs & Stratton

Lawn mower or snow blower won’t start? Use this Briggs & Stratton small engine repair guide for troubleshooting common problems & issues with small engines. Read More »

Test small engine charging system, battery & alternator | Briggs & Stratton

Learn how identify a dead lawn mower battery & perform an alternator test in your small engine charging system for outdoor power equipment. Read More »

How to Clean an Engine | Briggs & Stratton

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

What is the measured CO2 emission value for my engine? | Briggs & Stratton

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

How Do I Find My Engine Replacement Specifications? | Briggs & Stratton

Replacing your engine? Learn how to find your direct engine replacement specifications, including vertical and horizontal shaft engines! Read More »

Emission-related Installation Instructions | Briggs & Stratton

Looking for emission related installation instructions? Learn how to find your emission related installation instructions, for all Briggs and Stratton Gas-Powered Engines. Read More »

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5 Must-Have Parts for Spring Mower Maintenance | Briggs & Stratton
5 Must-Have Parts for Spring Mower Maintenance | Briggs & Stratton

Check out Briggs & Stratton’s list of the top 5 must-have Briggs parts for spring lawn mower maintenance and get your engine ready to go for mowing season! Read More »

Lawn Mower Carburetor Repair | Briggs & Stratton
Lawn Mower Carburetor Repair | Briggs & Stratton

Lawn mower carburetor problems? Keep the small engine in your outdoor power equipment running smoothly with Briggs & Stratton repair & maintenance tips! Read More »

Choosing Spark Plugs | Briggs & Stratton
Choosing Spark Plugs | Briggs & Stratton

It’s very important that you choose the right spark plug for your engine. For consistent, easy starting, change your spark plug every 100 hours or every season, whichever comes first. Read More »

Fuel Additives That Work | Briggs & Stratton
Fuel Additives That Work | Briggs & Stratton

One of the easiest ways to maintain your lawn mower for seasons to come is by using Briggs and Stratton’s Advanced Formula Fuel Treatment & Stabilizer. Read More »

Fuel Filter Installation Instructions | Briggs & Stratton
Fuel Filter Installation Instructions | Briggs & Stratton

Read here for instructions on how to properly install your fuel filter. Read More »

Fuel Hose Removal & Re-installation Instructions | Briggs & Stratton
Fuel Hose Removal & Re-installation Instructions | Briggs & Stratton

Read here for instructions on how to properly remove and re-install the fuel hose in your Briggs & Stratton engine, powering your lawn mower or outdoor power equipment. Read More »

How To Find Your Snow Blower Engine Model Number | Briggs & Stratton
How To Find Your Snow Blower Engine Model Number | Briggs & Stratton

Learn how to find your Briggs & Stratton snow blower engine model number to order replacement parts, do maintenance and repair, and find your owners manual. Read More »

How To Maintain Your Lawn Mower Engine | Briggs & Stratton
How To Maintain Your Lawn Mower Engine | Briggs & Stratton

Learn how to tune-up your lawn mower engine. Maintenance is good for your engine, the environment and will save you money. Read More »

How to Replace a Foam Air Filter | Briggs & Stratton
How to Replace a Foam Air Filter | Briggs & Stratton

Learn how to replace a foam air filter to prevent small engine damage in this lawn mower maintenance how-to article from Briggs & Stratton. Read More »

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How To Change a Spark Plug | Briggs & Stratton
How To Change a Spark Plug | Briggs & Stratton

Changing your small engine spark plug annually will prevent your small engine from surging, sputtering, and will ensure easy starting. This how-to video shows you how to change your spark plug in just a couple of minutes in your garage or driveway. Read More »

How To Change an Air Filter | Briggs & Stratton
How To Change an Air Filter | Briggs & Stratton

An engine's air filter helps to keep dirt and debris from entering the engine, which can cause overheating and lead to costly repairs. To keep your engine clean, we recommend changing your engine's air filter annually, as part of a spring annual engine tune-up. This how-to video shows you how to change an air Read More »

How To Do a Small Engine Oil Change | Briggs & Stratton
How To Do a Small Engine Oil Change | Briggs & Stratton

Much like maintaining a car, changing the oil on your lawn mower engine can help prevent engine damage, and ensure you're getting the best overall performance. It's best to change your engine oil at the beginning or end of a cutting season, and can be completed in just a few short minutes in the comfort of your garage or driveway. This how-to video shows you how to complete an oil change using a Briggs & Stratton oil extractor kit. Read More »

How To Do an Annual Small Engine Tune Up | Briggs & Stratton
How To Do an Annual Small Engine Tune Up | Briggs & Stratton

Spring is the perfect time to perform a small engine tune-up, which consists of changing the spark plug, changing the air filter, and changing the oil. These annual tasks can be done easily in your garage or driveway, in less than 10 minutes. Read More »

How to Use Fuel Stabilizer | Briggs & Stratton
How to Use Fuel Stabilizer | Briggs & Stratton

Gasoline can go stale in as little as 30 days. When this happens, the fuel oxidizes which can clog engine components leading to poor engine starting, inconsistent performance, or even engine failure. In addition, ethanol-blended fuels like E10 can lead to rust or corrosion within your engine if the fuel is not treated with a fuel stabilizer. This video summarizes the importance of using a fuel stabilizer, and how often to do so. Read More »

Pressure Washers: Stamped Base & Fold-Down Handle | Briggs & Stratton
Pressure Washers: Stamped Base & Fold-Down Handle | Briggs & Stratton

Protect your pump from impact and corrosion with a 2X stronger All-Steel base*. This heavy-duty frame prevents damage to internal components and also features a convenient fold-down handle for easy storage. Read More »

Pressure Washers with Quiet Sense™ Technology | Briggs & Stratton
Pressure Washers with Quiet Sense™ Technology | Briggs & Stratton

Hear the difference of Briggs & Stratton® pressure washers with Quiet Sense™ technology, which allows your engine to idle 40% quieter than a standard pressure washer model when the spray gun trigger is released. Read More »

Briggs & Stratton Q6500 QuietPower™ Series Inverter Generator | Briggs & ...
Briggs & Stratton Q6500 QuietPower™ Series Inverter Generator | Briggs & ...

Q6500 QuietPower™ Series Inverter Generator is designed to give you quiet confidence during power outages. Read More »

How to Check the Oil in a Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton
How to Check the Oil in a Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton

Delving into engine maintenance & DIY? Learn how to check the oil in your Briggs & Stratton small engine with video featuring tips from the experts! Read More »