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Briggs & Stratton Replace Small Engine Carburetor #591299

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing he carburetor on Briggs and Stratton small engines, commonly found in lawn mowers, riding tractors, zero-turn radius mowers, pressure washers, generators, log splitters, and snow blowers. The most common reasons for replacing the carburetor are when the engine runs poorly, stops after a few seconds, is hard to start, makes a lot of smoke, leaks gas, or won’t start because the carburetor is clogged and cleaning it is not effective.

All of the information in this carburetor replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Briggs & Stratton, Toro, John Deere

Tools used: flathead screwdriver, nutdriver wrench, socket wrench

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you begin this repair, turn off the fuel valve and run the engine until it stops from lack of fuel.
2
Now wait for the engine to cool down then remove the wire and boot from the spark plug.
3
Your next step is to loosen the screw to release the air filter cover.
4
Set the cover and filters aside then remove the screws to release the air filter back plate and gasket.
5
Discard the gasket.
6
Next, release the clamp and pull off the fuel line be aware that a small amount of gasoline may spill out.
7
Now remove the bolts securing the carburetor. and set the spacer aside.
8
Rotate the old carburetor to release it from the throttle linkage and spring. You’re now ready to install the new carburetor.
9
First, attach the throttle linkage and spring.
10
Next, align the old spacer and the new rear gasket with the carburetor and insert the bolts.
11
Position the assembly and tighten the bolts to secure it to the intake manifold.
12
Connect the fuel line and secure it with the clamp.
13
Now place the foam seal onto the shaft of the new choke lever then insert the lever into the new carburetor.
14
Next, use pliers to slide the new choke plate into the slots in the choke shaft and confirm that the choke lever functions properly.
15
Align the new front gasket on the air filter back plate then position the back plate and secure it with the screws.
16
Replace the filters and filter cover then tighten the screw.
17
With the new carburetor 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 instructions for replacing he carburetor on Briggs and Stratton small engines, commonly found in lawn mowers, riding tractors, zero-turn radius mowers, pressure washers, generators, log splitters, and snow blowers. The most common reasons for replacing the carburetor are when the engine runs poorly, stops after a few seconds, is hard to start, makes a lot of smoke, leaks gas, or won’t start because the carburetor is clogged and cleaning it is not effective.

All of the information in this carburetor replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Briggs & Stratton, Toro, John Deere

Tools used: flathead screwdriver, nutdriver wrench, socket wrench
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you begin this repair, turn off the fuel valve and run the engine until it stops from lack of fuel.
2
Now wait for the engine to cool down then remove the wire and boot from the spark plug.
3
Your next step is to loosen the screw to release the air filter cover.
4
Set the cover and filters aside then remove the screws to release the air filter back plate and gasket.
5
Discard the gasket.
6
Next, release the clamp and pull off the fuel line be aware that a small amount of gasoline may spill out.
7
Now remove the bolts securing the carburetor. and set the spacer aside.
8
Rotate the old carburetor to release it from the throttle linkage and spring. You’re now ready to install the new carburetor.
9
First, attach the throttle linkage and spring.
10
Next, align the old spacer and the new rear gasket with the carburetor and insert the bolts.
11
Position the assembly and tighten the bolts to secure it to the intake manifold.
12
Connect the fuel line and secure it with the clamp.
13
Now place the foam seal onto the shaft of the new choke lever then insert the lever into the new carburetor.
14
Next, use pliers to slide the new choke plate into the slots in the choke shaft and confirm that the choke lever functions properly.
15
Align the new front gasket on the air filter back plate then position the back plate and secure it with the screws.
16
Replace the filters and filter cover then tighten the screw.
17
With the new carburetor in place, you can now turn the fuel valve back on and reattach the spark plug wire and boot.

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