Engine/model information for lawnmower

Engines used in lawn mower applications usually have the model numbers stamped directly into the blower housing, muffler heat shield, or a few inches above the spark plug. Depending on the style of engine shroud used, the engine code numbers may be covered.

How do I know what model lawn mower I have?

3 Locations for Push Mower Engine Model Numbers

  1. On the front of the engine directly above the spark plug.
  2. On the front of the engine between the OHV symbol and the air cleaner.
  3. Stamped on the sheet metal above the muffler, either on the right or left side.

How do you read a Briggs and Stratton engine number?

The first number on the plate indicates. The model. The second number is the type. And the third number is the code this push mower is powered by a model 1-2-3 k0 to engine.

How do you read engine serial numbers?

Engine Serial Number composition

  1. the list number or build list, typically 2 to 4 letters followed by 4 or 5 numbers.
  2. a letter identifying the country.
  3. a series of numbers showing the build line, also called a serial number.
  4. a letter indicating the year of manufacture.

What do Briggs and Stratton model numbers mean?

The number model system consists of three series of numbers. The first number you find will be the model number, the second number is the engine type and the third number is the code number.

How do I identify my engine?

Find it in the lower corner of your windshield on the driver’s side. Your VIN number is your vehicle identification number and you can find your engine size by VIN number. In the series of numbers and letters, the tenth from the left denotes the model year and the eighth is the engine codes.

What does the first set of engine numbers represent?

The first digit after the displacement indicates the BASIC DESIGN SERIES, relating to cylinder construction, ignition, general configuration, etc.

How can you tell the year of an engine?

The engine code (sometimes called the engine number) and the vehicle identification number (VIN) are all there. On the driver’s side of your car, you can find the VIN in the lower corner. In the series of numbers and letters, the tenth from the left represents the model year, and the eighth represents the engine code.

How do I find the manufacture date of my engine?

Read the instructions carefully and completely before performing the service.

  1. Make sure your engine is turned “OFF” and has cooled sufficiently to allow handling.
  2. Locate the engraved serial number on the side of the crank case. …
  3. The Date of Manufacture (DOM) indicator may be found within the engine’s serial number.

How old is my Briggs and Stratton?

The engine’s code number indicates the exact date it was manufactured. This system provides an easy way to determine the age of your small engine. The following is an example of interpreting date Code 99011556: The first two digits (99) denote the year of manufacture.

What HP is my Briggs and Stratton engine?

You can find the gross horsepower or torque value labeled on your engine. To find an engine’s horsepower, look for a number with “HP” or “cc.”

How do you decode GM engine numbers?

Decode the ID number prefix. The prefix is five-digits long and begins with a letter. The letter refers to the engine manufacturing plant and the following four numbers indicate the month and day of manufacture. For an engine manufactured on 2 January, the number will read “0102.”

What is a Briggs and Stratton Intek engine?

Intek engines are making the riding mower experience easier, smoother and more powerful. These ride-on mower engines come in two options – single cylinder and V-twin – that deliver between 10.5 to 24 gross horsepower for the power you expect from a Briggs & Stratton engine.

How can I tell what model my Briggs and Stratton engine is?

How Do I Identify a Briggs & Stratton Engine? The Model, Type and Code numbers, stamped directly into the engine, are used to identify our engines. Engines used in lawn mower applications usually have the model numbers stamped directly into the blower housing, muffler heat shield, or a few inches above the spark plug.

What is the difference between Vanguard and Intek engines?

The Intek is much more intuitive and much less cluttered when disassembling and re-assembling it. It had the same accessories, fuel pump, etc., as the Vanguard. Unfortunately, new connecting rods are apparently not available for it with out buying the crankshaft and both connecting rods as a set.

How much is a Briggs & Stratton 17.5 horsepower motor?

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How many cc is a 15.5 HP Briggs and Stratton?


Engine Series Briggs & Stratton Intek Series
Engine CC 500 cc
Engine HP 15.5HP
Cylinder Bore Type Cast Iron
Bore 90.5 mm

How much oil does a 17.5 Briggs & Stratton motor hold?


Engine Series Briggs & Stratton Pro Series
Starting System 12 volt key start
Ignition System Electronic Spark
Oil Filter Yes
Oil capacity 48 oz