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I have a Scott's riding lawn mower with a Briggs & Stratton 17 hp INTEK OHV model #311-777. I am needing a repair manual for this engine. On starting - engine will turn and stop. Then if you manually turn it, it will turn and stop again. I have been told that the valves need to be adjusted but need manual and can't seem to locate one. Can you give me some guidance or at least let me know where I can get the needed repair manual here in Houston, Texas? Thanks!

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These mowers were manufactured by Murray, if you contact the Murray Division of Briggs & Stratton at 800-258-5011 they should be able to assist you further.

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AJUST THE VALVES TO .005 Take out spark plug.You now have to find T.D C.on the piston.Take valve cover off.4 bolts.Put a screwdriver in plug hole.Gently turn engine till piston is in T.D.C.Screwdriver will be pushed out when you reach it.Both valves will be even.Now turn engine about a quater inch ahead.,Set both at 005

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