Tune Up Your Briggs & Stratton Push Mower Engine

A lawn mower engine tune-up helps your machine in many ways. Learn how to tune up the Briggs & Stratton engine in your push mower at home in this video.

You don’t have to be a mechanic to tune up your own lawn mower at home. In just half an hour and four easy steps, you can tune up your push mower with the help of a Briggs & Stratton engine tune-up kit. There are numerous benefits to tuning up your mower at home, including an easier start, a better run, and reduced emissions (which helps the environment), saving you money on the costly repairs that can result from engine deterioration. This needs to happen at least once a year under normal use.

The Briggs & Stratton engine tune-up kits include an air filter, a new spark plug, the correct amount of oil for your particular machine, Briggs & Stratton Advanced Formula Fuel Treatment & Stabilizer, and instructions. Some kits will include an oil and fuel filter, depending on your engine model. Contact your local Briggs & Stratton service dealer who can provide an oil recycling service for your used oil.

Find the right engine tune-up kit for your Briggs & Stratton push mower.  As with any small engine maintenance project, consult your user manual if you have any questions, or contact your local Briggs & Stratton dealer. Visit the Briggs & Stratton engine maintenance how-to articles of the website to learn more about lawn mower maintenance at home.


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