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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 »

Aeration: Why, How & When to Aerate Your Lawn | Briggs & Stratton
Aeration: Why, How & When to Aerate Your Lawn | Briggs & Stratton

Wondering how to grow a lush, green grass? Learn how aeration can help, as well as how & when to aerate your lawn from the experts at Briggs & Stratton! Read More »

Air Compressor Buying Guide | Briggs & Stratton
Air Compressor Buying Guide | Briggs & Stratton

Compressors are available in a wide array of sizes and styles. We can help discover which one is best for your projects. Read More »

Air Filter Cartridge & Pre-Cleaner Installation Instructions | Briggs & Stratton
Air Filter Cartridge & Pre-Cleaner Installation Instructions | Briggs & Stratton

Find instruction for installing an Air Filter Cartridge & Pre-Cleaner for your Briggs & Stratton engine. Service part no. 796254 / 795066, DIY part no. 5419 Read More »

Air Filter Upgrade Kit Installation Instructions | Briggs & Stratton
Air Filter Upgrade Kit Installation Instructions | Briggs & Stratton

Want to upgrade your small engine air filter? Find installation instruction for the Briggs & Stratton kits for filters. 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 »

Changing Spark Plugs | Briggs & Stratton
Changing Spark Plugs | Briggs & Stratton

For consistent, easy starting, change your spark plug every 100 hours or every season, whichever comes first. Find instructions here! Read More »

Changing the Air Filter in Your Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton
Changing the Air Filter in Your Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton

Briggs & Stratton engines use 1 of 3 air filter types: paper, foam, or dual element. Learn how to change air filters & help your small engine run smoothly. 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 »

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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 »

450E Series Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton
450E Series Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton

The Briggs & Stratton 450e Series™ push mower engine — easy mowing and dependable power at an exceptional value. Read More »

500E Series Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton
500E Series Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton

The all new 500e Series™ was designed to provide an improved mowing experience for entry-level mowers. With a best-in-class torque-to-weight ratio, reduced vibration levels, and improved sound level. These engines offer features for hassle-free lawn mowing including easy pull starting, Ready Start® starting system, and a Super Lo-Tone™ muffler. Read More »

550E Series Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton
550E Series Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton

The all new 550e Series™ was designed to provide an improved mowing experience for entry-level mowers. With a best-in-class torque-to-weight ratio, reduced vibration levels, and improved sound level. These engines offer features for hassle-free lawn mowing including easy pull starting, Ready Start® starting system, and a Super Lo-Tone™ muffler. Read More »

625EX Series Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton
625EX Series Small Engine | Briggs & Stratton

The all new 625ex Series™ push mower engine — offers you an all-around improved moving experience with our easy-starting system, ReadyStart®. Read More »

FAQs

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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 »

Assembly Instructions - 2006/42/EC | Briggs & Stratton

These basic assembly instructions are intended for use by Original Equipment Manufacturers for installation of Briggs & Stratton engines into their equipment. 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 »

Small Engine Carburetor Rebuild | Briggs & Stratton

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

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 »