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Briggs & Stratton Small Engine Replace On/Off Switch #697854

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the on/off switch (or rocker switch) on a Briggs and Stratton small engine (which is commonly found in lawn mowers, riding tractors, zero-turn radius mowers, wheeled edgers, pressure washers, generators, log splitters, and snowblowers). The most common reason for replacing the on/off switch is when it doesn’t stop or start the engine.

All of the information for this on/off switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Briggs & Stratton

Tools needed: nut driver, wrench

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you begin this repair, make sure the engine has cooled remove the wire and boot from the spark plug and turn off the fuel valve.
2
Your first step is to remove the screws securing the control panel and pull the panel off.
3
Next, use pliers to squeeze the tabs to detach the old switch assembly from the panel. You’re now ready to install the new rocker switch.
4
Note the old switch’s orientation then transfer the wires from the old component to the new one.
5
Snap the new switch into place.
6
Realign the control panel and secure it with the screws.
7
With the new switch in place, you can now turn the fuel valve back on and reattach the spark plug wire and boot.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the on/off switch (or rocker switch) on a Briggs and Stratton small engine (which is commonly found in lawn mowers, riding tractors, zero-turn radius mowers, wheeled edgers, pressure washers, generators, log splitters, and snowblowers). The most common reason for replacing the on/off switch is when it doesn’t stop or start the engine.

All of the information for this on/off switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Briggs & Stratton

Tools needed: nut driver, wrench
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you begin this repair, make sure the engine has cooled remove the wire and boot from the spark plug and turn off the fuel valve.
2
Your first step is to remove the screws securing the control panel and pull the panel off.
3
Next, use pliers to squeeze the tabs to detach the old switch assembly from the panel. You’re now ready to install the new rocker switch.
4
Note the old switch’s orientation then transfer the wires from the old component to the new one.
5
Snap the new switch into place.
6
Realign the control panel and secure it with the screws.
7
With the new switch in place, you can now turn the fuel valve back on and reattach the spark plug wire and boot.

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