Briggs14.5 OHV trouble

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by megacity, Sep 18, 2006.

  1. megacity

    megacity LawnSite Member
    Posts: 10

    having problems with briggs again.Briggs 14.5 OHV engine allows fuel to enter crankcase than locks up.remove plug engine turns freely.When it does run it runs fine,Installed new needle and float,adjusted valves ,runs fine, shut off it off ,will crank a time or two than lock up again.any ideas?
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,022

    You have a problem with the float or float valve, Tear it back down and re-check and re-clean and try again. Did you replace the fuel filter, Clean the tank and flush fuel lines ?
  3. Jim@MilkyWay

    Jim@MilkyWay LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 472

    Like the man said ^^^^^^^^ The needle valve failing to seal is the only thing I can think of which will cause that problem.


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