The code number identifies the assembly date of the engine. This tiny part works in conjunction with the small spring to transfer the fuel. In some instances it is necessary to know the code number as well as the model and type number when performing adjustments, repairs or ordering replacement parts for an engine. Look under the plastic cover near the muffler or spark plugs. It is possible to determine most of the important mechanical features of the engine by merely knowing the model number. This helps attract dust and particles and should help your air filter stay clean.
Spark Plug Before I do any work or servicing on a lawnmower I first remove the spark plug. Typically outdoor power equipment will have both an equipment model number tag and an engine model number tag. Look down from above to line up the diaphragm gasket and carburettor and refit and lightly tighten the 6 screws. Parts are easily sourced and I have linked to many of the above items on my recommended products page. Refit the petrol cap and pull the petrol tank towards you.
My Briggs and Stratton Engine is running poorly This may be a fuel delivery problem. Typically, you need your engine model number to find parts for your engine and you need your equipment model number to find parts for the equipment. Additional Model, Type, and Code location videos, grouped by the equipment type are shown below. If your engine has a decorative cover, it may be necessary to remove it in order to locate the model number, type, and engine code. Take a 10mm socket or spanner and start with the bolt above the spark plug.
Have you ever repaired or used one of those old suckers? If you are looking to start your own business working from home I highly suggest starting with a Briggs And Classic Engine. You should now have an even gap on both sides of the ignition coil in relation to the flywheel. The Briggs And Stratton 35 Classic Engine is particularly prone to white smoke problems after the engine has been tipped up or over. Clean the kill switch and operate the safety lever on the lawnmower handle once more. On power built engines, look on the valve cover, a small metal box, beneath the engine shroud. I have tried many aftermarket spares over the years and there is a great deal of difference between aftermarket and original parts.
Governor Springs One common mistake I often see is when someone has attempted to stretch or adjust the governor springs. For our older engines, the model number will be stamped on a tag directly on top of the engine. Make sure everything is clean and dry including the long pick up tube. These numbers are stamped on the engine, but the location may vary. The only correct way to do this is with a flywheel puller. Briggs and Stratton Engines Model Number Lookup Where to find the model number on your Briggs and Stratton engine! With everything clean and dry take a new diaphragm and gasket set and place it on the petrol tank.
You can find it here: Happy Mowing. Kill Switch The kill switch on a Briggs And Stratton 35 Classic lawnmower sits near the brake. Next, take a 10mm socket or spanner and remove the second smaller bolt towards the front of the lawnmower. The correct part for a Briggs And Stratton Kill Switch is Briggs And Stratton Part Number 692310. Carefully replace the carburettor on the petrol tank making sure the spring sits evenly.
Engines used in lawnmower applications usually have these numbers stamped directly into the blower housing, muffler heat shield, or a few inches above the spark plug. Remove this door and you will see the valve stems and valve springs. Air Filter To remove the air filter on a Briggs And Stratton 35 Classic lawnmower engine only requires the removal of one screw. For our single cylinder engines, you can again find the 12 character model number stamped into the metal plate, typically located at the top of the cylinder. Take for example our V-Twin engine.
Fit a new head gasket and re-fit the 8 bolts tightening in a criss-cross manner. Make sure it moves freely and springs back against the governor springs. Unhook the linkage and set aside the petrol tank and carburettor. The part number for a genuine Briggs And Stratton Diaphragm and gasket set is 795083 this number replaces the old part number of 495770. Use an extended 13mm socket to remove this bolt. All parts recommended on my recommended products page are genuine Briggs And Stratton spares. I created this video with the YouTube Video.
Remove the exhaust guard first to allow full access then remove all 8 head bolts. The first number will be your model number, the second your engine type number, and the third will be the code number. By the time my dad got it, it was actually already quite old and I never saw him get the thing cranked up. Governor Flap The governor flap assembly is a plastic semi-circular flap that runs part way around the front of the flywheel. Brake Cable The Briggs And Stratton 35 Classic engine uses a brake that sits against the flywheel. If the engine has a problem and you need to buy replacement parts or get repair advice, you need to know the model and serial number of the engine. That thing was super strong and it was cutting it down like nothing.
Also, be aware that the numbers found on the Engine Emissions Label bottom left can be confused with the engine Model, Type and Code. The model number will be 11 or 12 digits and can be found in one of many locations, including: by the starter, on the cylinder shield, on the metal shield, on the valve cover, above the spark plug, in front of the engine, above the muffler, or on the fuel tank. You can replace the valves or grind them to get the correct clearance. Remove the bolt and lift off the cover. It looks like a long tube that runs horizontally across the engine.