Why does your Briggs and stratton 5hp engine throw oil out of the overflow?

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A blueprint on a 5hp Briggs and stratton?

\n. \n Answer \n. \nChecking at your local public library for a manual on small engines repair would probably be the easiest way to find B&S and other small engine "blow-up" diagrams and repair guides. Suggestion: If you get the Model and Code numbers from your engine, you might find a manual (MORE)

How did gas get in the oil in a Briggs stratton 16.5 HP engine?

It is normal for a little gas to be present in the oil. This is why it is important to change the oil at least once a season. If there is a lot of gas in it then I would say that the carburetor is malfunction or isn't properly adjusted. Too much gas flow and it leak into the oil. Answer #2: On m (MORE)

How fast does a 5HP Briggs and Stratton Motor go?

Answer . It really depends on what all is done to it a stock motor with nothing at all done to it will probably do 30 with the govenor set at about 3500-4000 ive got one with no govenor aftermarket exaust and air filter and a shaved head that will go 50-55.

6.5 Briggs Stratton engine oil drain plug location?

It is sometimes simpler to drain the oil from the fill tube and this is Toro's recommended method, for example. . On a vertical shaft B&S engine, the drain plug is a pipe plug with either a 3/8 square recessed male x 18 NPTF (National Pipe Thread) or an exposed square plug. It is usually at the 4 (MORE)

What is the oil type that goes in a Briggs and Stratton 4 hp engine?

You can put almost anything in it, but the B&S engine on my lawnmower contains 30-weight Castrol HD.. Don't use standard multi-weights like 5w30 or 10w30. Synthetics are ok, but standard automotive oil does not function properly at high temp ranges that air cooled engines produce. It'll void your w (MORE)

Briggs and stratton oil?

Briggs and Stratton oil must be used for Briggs and Strattonengines. They have both synthetic and standard oil. They have oilsformulated for 4-cycle and 2- cycle engines.

What oil for Briggs and stratton 11HP ride on mower engine?

Briggs & Stratton recommends high quality detergent straight 30weight but this can result in hard starting and may damage theengine at colder (below 40 F) temps. Multi-viscosity standardautomotive oils (5w-30, 10w-30, etc.) are acceptable but willresult in very high oil consumption at ambient temper (MORE)

How do you tune a 5hp Briggs and Stratton motor?

tune ups can me many different things. Etc. is it running ok? If so change the oil and spark plug and u are ok. If u have a certain problem e-mail me and I'll help! Don't forget to replace or clean the air filter. If it is the sponge-type, it can be washed in warm soapy water, then rinsed with cl (MORE)

Why Wont 5hp Briggs and Stratton start?

Ok i had this motor on my go kart. i had a header on it and a fire sloted head also. i was driving it hard for awhile and the rod broke in 5 pieces and the piston warped and messed up the crankshaft . So i put new rings in it and a new rod and cranksaft. The motor has good fire and the valves are no (MORE)

Where does the oil go in a 3.5 hp Briggs and stratton mower engine?

Assuming this is a vertical shaft unit look at the base of the engine. You'll see a small plug with either a thumb handle or 2 pips to unscrew the plug. After you remove the plug add good quality oil to the top of the cast slot in the bore of the plug opening. To drain look under the unit for a squa (MORE)

How much oil goes into a Briggs stratton 5hp go cart motor?

There is no such thing as a Briggs and Stratton Go Kart motor. Yes, you may be using it in a kart, but it wasn't designed for it. So we need Model number to give you a proper answer, though I will give you a clue you can follow. In all the B and S engines I ever worked on, there was a small dipstick (MORE)

Where is Briggs and stratton engines made?

Originally from when Briggs & Stratton started business in 1919, the engine's were built in Milwaukee Wisconsin to 1985 and well into the 1990's. Recently great production is very little from were Briggs & Stratton was originally started. These day's there is great activity of Briggs & Stratton part (MORE)

What are Briggs 5hp engine specs?

Engine Size . The Briggs & Stratton Raptor engine features a bore between 2.56125 and 2.5625 inches and a stroke of 2.438 inches. This corresponds to a total engine displacement of 12.48 cubic inches per engine cycle. More modern Briggs & Stratton 5 horsepower engines feature the same 12.48 cubic (MORE)

What is the oil capacity of the Briggs and stratton 22 hp engine?

Briggs & Stratton 22 HP Intek™ V-Twin Vertical shaft Bore: 3.12" (79mm) Stroke: 2.89" (73.4mm) Oil Capacity: 64 fl. oz. (1.9 L) Electric start with 16 Amp DC alternator 1in. x 3 5/32in. keyed PTO Tapped 7/16-20 1in. dia. keyway Dura-Bore™ cast iron cylinders Magnetron® elect (MORE)

Why does a Briggs and Stratton lawn mower throw oil in the exhaust and carburetor?

The intake valve is not closed deep enough into the valve seat due to being too long and crankcase pressure is allowing some oil from the engine to be sucked up the valve guide into the combustion area and the 4 cycle process allows some of the oil to be pushed into the intake cycle and thus gets in (MORE)

How much oil in a Briggs and stratton 6.75 hp engine?

The Briggs and Stratton push mower tune-up kit includes a pack of Stabil, 18 ounce bottle of oil, spark plug and air filter, so the correct answer would be 18 ounces. Always check the oil level level after refilling. . According to Briggs & Stratton website it takes 22 ounces. If the engine is eq (MORE)

Can you use 10w40 oil in your Briggs and stratton engine?

The user's guide to my 130 series B&S engine (garden cultivator) says: 10W-40 can be used if 10W-30 is not available at your location. So, if you fit to the 10W-30 oil temperature interval then 10W-40 probably can be used. I have been using SAE30 up to now. Now I am planning to switch to 10W-40 as I (MORE)