Question about Briggs & Stratton Briggs Stratton Vanguard V - Twin Vertical Ohv Engine with Electric Start 23 Hp, 1" X 3 5/32" Shaft, ModelNo. 386777 - 0036 - E1
Posted by Anonymous on
Does it do it every time? First try and turn your engine by hand counter clockwise and try to start..sometimes the engine stops on a compression stroke and Is Under too much pressure for the initial start,..happened to my cub cadet laast week...,,if it turns and still gets a click...test or charge your battery..if it is ok you either have a bad solenoid or starter...first find the solenoid and croosing the two big post..it should spin the engine..if it spins it is your solenoid if not the starter is bad...not a hard job for either...both can be purchased at your local mower place...giid luck
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Check you float in the carb I had one a few years back and it was partualy plugged cleaned it out and everthing worked fine. Also is the PTO binding up or bearings going bad putting an excessive load on the motor.
Posted on Jul 08, 2009
It will probally be your valve setting might be off so pull the valve covers off and try setting your valve lash
Heres the factory settings
.006 on Intake
.008 on Exhaust
Posted on Oct 26, 2010
if its hard to get the engine to turn past the compression release then pull your valve coversand try setting your valve lash
.006 on intake
.008 on exhaust
Posted on Oct 26, 2010
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