Learn How To Replace A Briggs and Stratton Flywheel Key
- Flywheel Holder
- Pinch Bar
- Socket Wrench
- Replacement Flywheel key
- 24mm, 10mm, 8mm socket
- Phillips Head Screw Driver
Remove the top cover from the mower this may vary depending on your model. Next remove the main cowling with the starter. There is most often 3 bolts holding this part to the mower engine.
Once the cowling has been removed and the flywheel is accessible you will need to secure the flywheel with the holder and undo the 24mm nut in the center of the flywheel.
Now the nut has been removed you need to gently pry up the flywheel. Gentle pressure from different angles will usually loosen it up enough to be lifted off.
Once removed you can inspect your flywheel key for damage. and then replace the key with a new one.
Once the new key is fitted reassemble in reverse and hopefully your mower will now be up and running.