Mower issues :(

Reply

  #1  
Old 08-15-09, 06:45 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: LRAFB, Arkansas
Posts: 2
Mower issues :(

ok so i have a briggs and stratton lawn mower, and i just barely replaced the spark plug and got fresh clean gas and changed the oil in it about a month ago. I have to mow my lawn soon and when i went to start the thing it started and then died about 3 seconds later, i have googled why it does that and it said that i probably need to clean my carburetor, unfortunately for me i have NO IDEA where that even is, i have searched and searched and cannot find anything online that would explain to me where it is, my husband is in iraq for another week or so but i need to mow it NOW. and i am good with this kind of stuff if i know where things are but i have no idea where it is, also if i am wrong and it's not that that is wrong with it what do you think could be it? thanks
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 08-15-09, 06:54 PM
Member
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 2,365
If you will post the engine model, type and code numbers usually found on the "metal" shroud just above the spark plug or on a tab over the muffler, someone will tell you how to fix it. Have a good one. Geo
 
  #3  
Old 08-15-09, 06:57 PM
Member
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Memphis, Tn U.S.A.
Posts: 2
On a Briggs & Stratton the carb should be on the Left rear of engine. There should be a Cover that has 1 or 2 screws you will have to remove to gain access to carb. Also before you remove the carb. be sure and drain the gas or you will have a Mess.
Do you have any experience working on Carburetors?
 
  #4  
Old 08-15-09, 07:12 PM
cheese's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: USA
Posts: 16,818
Could be on the right front or who knows...not all Briggs engines are the same.

Post the engine model # so we know what you have. The carb is probably the problem.
 
  #5  
Old 08-15-09, 07:38 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: LRAFB, Arkansas
Posts: 2
i will get the model number but no i don't have any experience myself but i have watched my dad do things like that
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes