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When prompted, please enter your Model and Type numbers in the following format including the dashes ??????-????
If your Model has only 5 digits, add a zero to the front e.g. 09D902-0127
If you cannot get your model recognised, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for advice, quoting the numbers from your engine
||Help with the Illustrations|
Briggs and Stratton engines are identified with a MODEL, TYPE and CODE number system and take the form of the example below.
The numbers can be in a variety of locations depending upon the engine but are generally to be found either:-
When you click the Briggs and Stratton parts illustration link at the top of the page, the Illustrated Parts List search page will open, asking you to enter the MODEL and
TYPE numbers of your engine.
Enter the 6 digit (if you have a 5 digit model, add a 0 to the front of it) MODEL number into the first box and the first 4 digits of the TYPE number into the second box. Ignore the 2 digit TRIM number
An engine with the following details:
Then click the >> button
Your parts illustration pdf document file should then be found
If this fails to return any results, please double check the numbers are correct and if so drop us an e-mail to Contact@briggsbits.co.uk and we shall find the correct number format for your engine.
Your downloaded parts illustrations are a series of pages within one pdf document. The righthand scrollbar is used to scroll through the pages.
Generally, page 1 is an index detailing which page each section is on.
Find the page showing the part that you need and then locate the part.
The part will have a reference number next to it. Make a note of this number.
You now need to convert this reference number into the correct part number.
The part number index will be listed in one of two ways:
|REF.NO.  PART NO.     DESCRIPTION|
|332   690662   Nut|
333   802574   Armature-magneto
334   691061   Screw
...would be part number 802574 and decription Armature-magneto
Sometimes illustrations show a number of choices for a part, each with a different reference number.
Often the alternative reference numbers will carry a letter.
4, 4A, 4B etc.
Carefully compare the picture with your part to see which setup you have.
The description in the part number listing will also help to correctly identify it.
REF.NO.  PART NO.     DESCRIPTION 4       493279   Sump-engine
4A     493365   Sump-engine(aux pto)
Where item 4A (493365) has an auxillary PTO drive shaft on the side.
(see also "Used on Type" and "Used Before/After Code")
Some parts references give a number of alternative part numbers depending upon the engines TYPE number.
REF.NO.  PART NO.     DESCRIPTION 83   691778 Shaft-auxillary drive ----------note-----------
690522 Shaft-auxillary drive used on Type Nos. 1170,2950,2951.
690527 Shaft-auxillary drive used on Type Nos. 1141,1172,1516.
In this example:
(combinations of type and code dependant alternatives are often encounered, work out what you need in careful, logical steps)
Some parts references give a number of alternative part numbers depending on the age of the engine, or it's CODE number.
REF.NO.  PART NO.     DESCRIPTION 802   695267 Cap-End
(used after code date 00040600)
(used before code date 00040600)
In this example:
Be aware that the first 6 digits of the code depict the engines build date YYMMDD so code 99042058 (20/04/1999) would be before 00040600 (06/04/2000)
Combinations of type and code dependant alternatives are often encounered, work out what you need in careful, logical steps
Crankcase gaskets are listed with a choice of thicknesses (.005",.010",.015" etc.)to allow adjustment of excessive crankshaft end float.
The thickest option is the original size and is used in most cases. If however, there is excessive crankshaft end play(in and out), then choose a gasket that will reduce it by the desired amount.
Most pistons and ring sets are available in oversizes. This is to accomodate cylinder rebore repair.
Only fit the size of rings to suit the size of piston.
An oversize piston will be marked as such(.020" etc.), generally on it's top face. It is worth checking for this if you require rings.