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Briggs Stratton Generator Won't Start? Spark Arrestor 83083GS

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the spark arrestor on a Briggs and Stratton generator. The most common reasons for replacing the spark arrestor are when the generator won’t start, stops after a few seconds, or runs poorly.

All of the information for this spark arrestor replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Briggs & Stratton, Craftsman, Snapper, Troy-Bilt, Husqvarna

Tools used: multi screwdriver, 5/16 inch socket

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the spark arrestor on your generator first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, you should remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
Use a 5/16th inch socket to remove the screws securing the muffler shield.
4
Pull the shield off.
5
Now remove the screws to release the old spark arrestor from the muffler.
6
Install the new spark arrestor by positioning it on the muffler then replace the screws to secure it.
7
Realign the muffler shield and secure the screws.
8
Reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug and your generator should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the spark arrestor on a Briggs and Stratton generator. The most common reasons for replacing the spark arrestor are when the generator won’t start, stops after a few seconds, or runs poorly.

All of the information for this spark arrestor replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Briggs & Stratton, Craftsman, Snapper, Troy-Bilt, Husqvarna

Tools used: multi screwdriver, 5/16 inch socket
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the spark arrestor on your generator first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, you should remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
Use a 5/16th inch socket to remove the screws securing the muffler shield.
4
Pull the shield off.
5
Now remove the screws to release the old spark arrestor from the muffler.
6
Install the new spark arrestor by positioning it on the muffler then replace the screws to secure it.
7
Realign the muffler shield and secure the screws.
8
Reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug and your generator should be ready for use.

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