Briggs & Stratton 450E, 500E, 550E, 575E. 600E, 625E (Rotary Lawnmower Type) OHV Engine Spare Parts
These Briggs & Stratton engines are mostly fitted to rotary lawnmowers and have overhead valves, foam (450E & 500E) or paper cartridge (550E, 575E, 600E, 625E) air filters and a plastic fuel tank.
This series of engines are vertical crankshaft over head valve engines also known as OHV engines. This type of engine is normally fitted to walk behind equipment.
This series has two methods of cold starting
1, is a primer located in the air filter cover or beside the air filter.
2, is the ReadyStart system which has a bi metal spring located by the muffler which operates the choke on the carburettor.
The model-type-code can be found stamped into a plate just in front of the carburettor or on the right hand side stamped into the main engine block by the dipstick tube.