Contents

- 1 How do I tell how old my Briggs and Stratton engine is?
- 2 How do I read my Briggs and Stratton model number?
- 3 How do I find out my engine model?
- 4 Where is the part number on a Briggs and Stratton?
- 5 How long do Briggs and Stratton engines last?
- 6 How do I find the manufacture date of my engine?
- 7 Where do I find my Victa model number?
- 8 How do you read engine serial numbers?
- 9 What do Briggs and Stratton model numbers mean?
- 10 What does an engine number tell you?
- 11 What does the 8th digit in a VIN number mean?
- 12 How do you decode a VIN number?
- 13 Where is the part number on a carburetor?
- 14 How many horsepower is 140cc Briggs and Stratton?
- 15 Where is the code date on Briggs and Stratton?

## How do I tell how old my Briggs and Stratton engine is?

**How can I determine the age of my engine if it was made after 1965?**

- The first two digits (99) denote the year of manufacture.
- The next two digits (01) are the month of the year, which is January.
- The following two digits (15) are the day of the month.
- The final two digits designate the plant and assembly line.

## How do I read my Briggs and Stratton model number?

The **number model** system consists of three series of **numbers**. The first **number** you find will be the **model number**, the second **number** is the engine type and the third **number** is the code **number**.

## How do I find out my engine model?

**Find** it in the lower corner of your windshield on the driver’s side. Your VIN number is your vehicle identification number and you can **find** your **engine** size by VIN number. In the series of numbers and letters, the tenth from the left denotes the **model** year and the eighth is the **engine** codes.

## Where is the part number on a Briggs and Stratton?

**Where can I find my engine’s part numbers?**

- Your
**Briggs**&**Stratton**engine**part numbers**can be found in your engine’s Illustrated**Parts**Lists (IPL). - The
**numbers**listed next to the**part**illustrations in our IPLs are called Reference**Numbers**.

## How long do Briggs and Stratton engines last?

A Brings and Stratton engine can last for 25–**30 years** of given proper maintenance and operated by someone with a modicum of intelligence and mechanical ability.

## How do I find the manufacture date of my engine?

**Locate** the engraved serial number on the side of the crank case. The **Date** of **Manufacture** (DOM) indicator may be found within the **engine’s** serial number. **Locate** the first four digits (all numbers) of the serial number.

## Where do I find my Victa model number?

**Model Number** Location

- Stamped Onto The Flywheel Blower Housing (Pictured Left), Can be above Spark Plug, At the Rear Or Above the Muffler.
- Stamped Onto Crankcase Above Oil Filler Cap.
- Stamped Or Printed On Tag Located On Carburetor.

## How do you read engine serial numbers?

It’s all in the **engine** code (sometimes referred to as **engine number**) and **vehicle** identification **number** (**VIN**). You can find the **VIN** in the lower corner of your windshield on the driver’s side. In the series of **numbers** and letters, the tenth from the left denotes the model year and the eighth is the **engine** code.

## What do Briggs and Stratton model numbers mean?

The first one or two **digits** indicate the approximate CUBIC INCH DISPLACEMENT. The last digit indicates the TYPE OF STARTER.

## What does an engine number tell you?

Automobiles. Every vehicle **engine** is marked with an **engine number** by the factory. The **engine number** includes coded information, which can be decoded to reveal, for example, year of manufacture, country of manufacture, and **engine** type.

## What does the 8th digit in a VIN number mean?

Vehicle Description Section

The fourth through eighth **digits** describe your vehicle’s model, body type, restraint system, transmission type, and engine code. The ninth **digit** is the check **digit**, which is used to detect fraudulent VINs.

## How do you decode a VIN number?

**How to decode a VIN**?

- Digits 1 through 3 combined is the WMI, (World Manufacturer Identifier).
- Digits 4 through 8 represent the vehicle descriptor section.
- Digit 9 is a check digit.
- Digits 10 through 17 is the Vehicle Identifier Section.
- The 11th digit is the manufacturer’s plant code.

## Where is the part number on a carburetor?

Look at the upper front of the **carburetor** on the piece known as the airhorn, or choke tower. This is a rectangular **part** of the **carburetor** with rounded edges, open to the top of the **part**. There will be a small **number** stamped there.

## How many horsepower is 140cc Briggs and Stratton?

What is the power measurement for my walk/push mower engine?

Engine | Series | Gross HP |
---|---|---|

140cc | 500 | 3.25 |

140cc | 550 | 3.75 |

150cc | 625 | 4.25 |

163cc | 675 | 4.50 |

## Where is the code date on Briggs and Stratton?

The **code** is stamped directly into the metal of a **Briggs** & **Stratton** engine. Collectors of antique engines often jump past the model and type numbers to read the **date code** first. Wipe any grease and grime away from the **code** stamp with a cloth or moist towelette. Use a magnifying glass to see the numbers clearly.