Briggs and Stratton Valve Adjustment?


Briggs and Stratton recommends servicing engine valves with an adjustment. A valve adjustment will take about an hour and a half. Tools and materials needed include a valve spring compressor, valve lapping tool, lapping compound, torque wrench, socket wrench set, safety eye wear, calipers, nut driver set, needle nose pliers, hex wrench set, and a feeler gauge set. The valve design of a small four-stroke engine is composed of one exhaust valve per cylinder and one intake valve.
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1. Screw in the air/fuel mixture needle valve loosely until it stops. Be careful not to screw it so tight that it damages the needle. 2. Start the engine once you have unscrewed the
good vid on this on youtube, remove valve cover turn engine by hand till one valve is open"spring compressed, then adjust the valve at rest to .004, repeat on other valve, put
In order to adjust the valves on a 16.5
Rotate the engine till one valve opens then adjust the other valve to .006 then rotate again and adjust the other one this is not the text book way but it has worked for me for years
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How to Adjust Briggs & Stratton Valves
Briggs & Stratton engines have two main types of carburetors: diaphragm and float. The diaphragm carburetor uses a diaphragm pump to regulate fuel delivery and a float carburetor uses gravity and a needle valve to regulate fuel flow. Both have an... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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