Industrial Plus Operating & Maintenance Instructions Model Series Covered in This Manual 90000 Model Type Code Note: General Model Series numbers noted above are inclusive of the specific model Month Day Year number found on your engine. To get replacement parts or technical assistance in the future, write your engine Model, Type, Code and date of purchase here.
The Power That Works For You. After July 1, 2000, Look For Emissions Compliance Period On Engine Emissions Compliance Label After July 1, 2000 certain Briggs & Stratton engines will be certified to meet the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Phase 2 emission standards. For Phase 2 certified engines, the Emissions Compliance Period referred to on the Emissions Compliance label indicates the number of operating hours for which the engine has been shown to meet Federal emission requirements.
274779 BEFORE OPERATING ENGINE • Read entire Operating & Maintenance Instructions AND the instructions for the equipment this engine powers.* • Failure to follow instructions could result in serious injury or death. THE OPERATING & MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS CONTAIN SAFETY INFORMATION TO •...
SAFETY WARNING WARNING Starting engine creates sparking. Gasoline and its vapors are extremely flammable and explosive. Sparking can ignite nearby flammable gases. Fire or explosion can cause severe burns or death. Explosion and fire could result. WHEN ADDING FUEL • If there is natural or LP gas leakage in area, do not start engine.
SAFETY WARNING WARNING Engines give off carbon monoxide, an Unintentional sparking can result in fire or odorless, colorless, poison gas. electric shock. Breathing carbon monoxide can cause nausea, fainting or death. Unintentional start-up can result in en- tanglement, traumatic amputation, or lac- •...
ENGINE INFORMATION 1. Rope handle 9. Blower housing 2. Carburetor 10. Muffler/(Muffler guard, if equipped)/ (Spark arrester, if equipped) 3. Air cleaner 11. Oil drain plug 4. Fuel shut-off valve 12. Oil fill cap 5. Fuel tank (if equipped) 13. Crankshaft 6.
274779 SAE Viscosity Grades CAUTION: This engine is shipped from Briggs & Stratton without oil. Check oil level before starting engine. If you start the engine without oil, the engine will be damaged beyond repair and will not be covered under warranty. OIL CAPACITY The engine holds approximately 2/3 qt (18-20 ozs;...
FUEL TYPE OF FUEL TO USE • Use clean, fresh, regular unleaded gasoline with a minimum of 77 octane. Fresh fuel prevents gum from CAUTION: Some fuels, called oxygenated or reformu- forming in the fuel system or on essential carburetor parts. lated gasoline, are gasoline blended with alcohols or Purchase fuel in quantity that can be used within 30 days.
STARTING AND STOPPING STARTING AND OPERATING TIPS WARNING ♦ Store and fuel equipment in ♦ Periodically remove any debris level position. buildup from the machine (See Maintenance.) ♦ Use fresh fuel. (See Fuel.) ♦ After engine has started, let it ♦...
MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE EMISSION CONTROL Regular maintenance will improve the performance and Maintenance, replacement or repair of the emission extend the life of the engine. See any Authorized Briggs & control devices and systems may be performed by any Stratton Dealer for service. Use only genuine Briggs & nonroad engine repair establishment or individual.
MAINTENANCE AIR CLEANER CHANGING OIL IN GEAR REDUCTION All engines have an air cleaner cartridge. In addition, some (if equipped) engines have a pre-cleaner. Change oil in gear reduction after every 100 hours of Pre-cleaner operation. To clean pre-cleaner (if equipped), separate it from cartridge and wash in liquid detergent and water.
MAINTENANCE ENGINE AND ENGINE PARTS We recommend that you see an authorized Briggs & Stratton Service Dealer for all maintenance and service of the engine and engine parts. Use only genuine Briggs & Stratton parts. If you perform any maintenance on the engine, first disconnect the spark plug wire WARNING from the spark plug, and disconnect the battery at the negative terminal (electric starter engines only) to prevent unintentional sparking.
MAINTENANCE CLEANING DEBRIS Daily or before every use, clean accumulated debris from WARNING engine. Keep linkage, spring and controls clean. Keep area around and behind muffler free of any combustible debris. CAUTION: Do not use water to clean engine parts. Water could contaminate fuel system. Engine parts should be kept clean to reduce the risk of Use a brush or dry cloth.
ADJUSTMENTS THROTTLE ADJUSTMENT CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT If the engine does not start or if it runs roughly, the remote throttle control may need adjustment. See your authorized WARNING Briggs & Stratton dealer or follow the instructions below. The manufacturer of the equipment on which this WARNING engine is installed specifies top speed at which the engine will be operated.
SERVICE & STORAGE PARTIAL LIST OF GENUINE BRIGGS & An illustrated shop manual includes common specifications and detailed in- STRATTON PARTS formation covering adjustment, tune-up BRIGGS & STRATTON and repair of Briggs & Stratton single cylinder, L-head, 4 cycle engines. It is PART PART NO.
SERVICE & STORAGE STORAGE  While engine is still warm, change oil. Engines stored over 30 days need special attention.  Remove spark plug and pour about 1/2 oz. (15 ml) of  To prevent gum from forming in fuel system or on engine oil into cylinder.
LIMITED WARRANTY Briggs & Stratton Corporation will repair or replace, free of charge, any part(s) of the engine that is defective in material or workmanship or both. Transportation charges on parts submitted for repair or replacement under this warranty must be borne by purchaser. This warranty is effective for the time periods and subject to the conditions stated below.
EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY COVERAGE IS APPLICABLE TO CERTIFIED ENGINES PURCHASED IN CALIFORNIA IN 1995 AND THERE- AFTER, WHICH ARE USED IN CALIFORNIA, AND TO CERTIFIED MODEL YEAR 1997 AND LATER ENGINES WHICH ARE PURCHASED AND USED ELSEWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES (AND AFTER JANUARY 1, 2001 IN CANADA). The California Air Resources Board (CARB), U.S.
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