Briggs and Stratton Ignition Coil Testing

Learn How To Test A Briggs & Stratton Ignition Coil Tools/Parts Required  Multi-Meter Step 1. Set the multi-meter to the 20 k ohms setting. A working ignition coil will give a reading of between 2.5 – 5 k ohms. Step 2 Set the positive lead of the multi-meter in position where the spark plug would […]

Briggs Vertical Pullstart In Depth Repair

Learn How To Repair A 3hp Briggs & Stratton Pullstart Tools/Parts Required  Flat Head Screwdriver Socket Wrench – 7/16 Socket Needle Nose Pliers Starter Handle & Cord Step 1. Remove the plastic cover on the pull start, do this with caution as the spring underneath is wound tightly. Undo the bolt holding the spring in […]

Oil in Carburetor/Wrong Petrol In Mower

Learn how to repair a lawn mower that has oil or incorrect petrol in the carburetor. Tools/Parts Required  Carburetor Cleaner Oil pump Flat Head Screwdriver Step 1. Use the oil pump to drain as much oil from the carburetor as possible or to empty the fuel tank in the case of incorrect fuel. Step 2 […]

Briggs Spark Plug Boot Replacement

Learn how to Replace a spark plug boot on a Briggs and Stratton lawn mower. Tools/Parts Required  Flat Head Screwdriver Wire Strippers Stanley Knife Wire Cutters Pliers Replacement Spark Plug Boot Step 1. Strip back part of the ignition lead to reveal some wire to crimp the new spark plug terminal on. then crimp your […]

Refurbish Briggs and Stratton Bowl Type Carburetor

Learn how to clean and recondition a bowl type carburetor on a Briggs and Stratton lawn mower. Tools/Parts Required  Needle Nose Pliers Socket Wrench – 13mm Socket Carburetor Cleaner Step 1. Remove your carburetor from your lawn mower and clean its outside with WD-40 or carburetor cleaner, an air compressor is useful for this task […]

Briggs and Stratton Start Cord Replacement

Learn to replace an old or broken start cord on a Briggs and Stratton lawn mower. Tools/Parts Required. Socket Wrench – 10mm & 12mm Socket Flat Head Screwdriver Scissors Replacement Starter Cord (Click Here)   Step 1. Undo the bolts holding the top cover in position, the are 4 easily visible, 2 at the front […]

Briggs & Stratton Auto-Choke Carburetor Diaphragm Replacement

Learn how to replace the diaphragm in a 3.5-4HP Briggs & Stratton carburetor with an auto-choke. Tools/Parts Required  Phillips Head Screwdriver Flat Head Screwdriver Socket Wrench – 13mm & 11mm Sockets Carburetor Diaphragm Kit Step 1. Remove the air filter by removing the screw which holds it in place. Once removed the auto-choke becomes visible, […]

White/Blue Smoke Coming From Mower

Learn what to do when white smoke starts coming from lawn mower In Situations due to tipping the lawn mower over or storing it incorrectly. Applies to 4-stroke lawn mowers. Step 1. Start the lawn mower and leave it running until the smoke clears. If the mower isn’t damaged it may still work – evident […]

Blade Boss Removal

Learn How to more easily remove the blade boss from a lawn mower. Tools/Parts Required  Two Jaw Puller Bolt or Cylindrical Picec Of Metal Socket (To fit size of Two Jaw Pullers Pipe Wrench or Locking Pliers Step 1. Place bolt/piece of metal into the hole in the middle of the boss. Ensure that the […]

Briggs and Stratton 375 Sprint Pull Start Repair

Learn how to fix a Briggs and Stratton 375 Sprint Pull Start Tools/Parts Required  Flat Head Screwdriver Cleaning Materials Replacement Cord If Required Socket Wrench & 10mm or 11mm socket depending on engine. Step 1. Remove the Pull start from your engine and clean it thoroughly, this makes it easier to work on and put […]

Briggs and Stratton 3HP Pull start Repair

Learn how to fix a Briggs and Stratton 3HP Pull Start. Tools/Parts: Flat Head Screwdriver Cleaning Materials Replacement Cord if Required 10mm and 13mm socket Step 1 Remove the 13mm Carburetor and Starter Mounting Bolt and also the 10mm bolt then remove the pull start. Step 2 Carefully pry up the cover being mindful of […]

Fixing Bent Wheels

Learn how to fix bent wheels on a lawn mower. Tools/Parts Required  Pry Bar  Step 1. Check your wheels and axles for any damage and if it all looks okay slowly bend the wheels outward. If the axle is sliding about putting a foot on one wheel while you bend. Step 2 If your axle is […]