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Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  many years on egine rebuilding, lawn mower,roto tiller,Truck,and small engines
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I have a Briggs 18.5 Intel plus that stopped running while

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Hi I have a Briggs 18.5 Intel plus that stopped running while mowing each time I tried to restart it it backfires I checked to see if the key had been sheared and it was fine what's next
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

where is the backfire , carb or exhaust

let m e know ,Please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for that

I suggest you remove the valve covers

and check make sure on of the valve push rods did not

break or fall off, this is common with this engine

adjust your valves , cold engine .003-.005

I hope this helped you

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Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi am just following up with you

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