Cleaning Briggs & Stratton Type Air Filter

Learn How to clean foam type air filters

This applies to many engines not just lawn mowers

Tools/Parts Required 

  • Flat Head Screwdriver
  • Bucket
  • Kerosene

Step 1.

Remove the air filter from the mower by undoing the flat head screw.

Step 2

Take covers off the air filter and soak the air filter in kerosene squeezing it and rubbing the dirt off.

Step 3

Dry off the air filter and then pour some engine oil onto in and squeeze in it so the whole filter has oil through it. Squeeze it hard to let excess oil drip off.

Step 4

Now clean the covers and replace the air filter.


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