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I recently bought a second hand pony garden tiller and want to check and change oil in the tiller. Serial #496063 Can you tell me where to check the oil and how to change or add oil???

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Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. You did not mention engine size but most of the "Pony" Tillers had a 250 cc Briggs and Stratton engine.

The owners manual is here::
http://www.troybilt.com/wcsstore/TroyBiltUS-CAS/Attachment/ownersManuals/tillers/769-03556.pdf

If you download the manual on page 23 figure 7-6 you will see the WHITE oil cap on the right side of the engine just forward of the belt. Unscrew that by placing a screwdriver across the 2 raised tabs IF you can not get it loose with your fingers. There is a dip stick with oil level indicators on it inside the engine.

Just forward of the dip stick in figure 7 - 6 there is a rectangular / 4 sided plug. That is the oil drain port. Changing the oil is a matter of removing the plug and waiting until all the oil had drained and then reinstalling the plug.

Oil is added via the dip stick port. (White 2 tab cap behind the oil drain plug near the belt area)

Since I do not have your engine number I could not get your engine manual for you. The engine number is stamped on the Air Shroud of hte engine and will be in 3 parts. I believe this is your engine number but not 100 % sure: 150212-2560-B8

The parts and owners manual are on this page. ( you will need to downloand each one)
http://www.briggsandstratton.com/engines/support/operators-manuals.aspx?NTT=150212-2560-B8

Engine: http://www.briggsandstratton.com/document/index.aspx?doc=277040WST_E_LO.pdf

Engine parts:
http://www.briggsandstratton.com/document/index.aspx?doc=MS3796_E_LO.pdf

Thanks for Choosing FixYa,

Kelly

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