Briggs engine repair help needed

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by woody367, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. woody367

    woody367 LawnSite Member
    from LI, NY
    Messages: 10

    I have a briggs V-twin engine model#445775 type#0132-01. the govonor blew up on it. I got all the parts to fix it but can not find the shaft that the gov. gear rides on. I think it is pressed in the block. I do not see it any where on the parts list. Called Briggs and they told me if I do not see it then I can not get it. Also told me there is no tech support to call. Can anyone help me? Maybe with a part# or where to get one. Thanks
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Well Woody,

    It doesn't look too good, The shaft is in fact pressed into the block in the position shown;


    If it came out or has gotten broken off in the block it's not offered as a separate part, In fact Briggs no longer offers a replacement bare block much less a shortblock or complete replacement engine of this spec.

    Hate to say it but, It looks like you have a spare parts engine on your hands.....
  3. woody367

    woody367 LawnSite Member
    from LI, NY
    Messages: 10

    Not what I wanted to hear.Yes the shaft broke and I got all of it out. This motor has no hours on it and is part of a generator. Some how I need to find this part. I guess I need to find a donor motor some place.
  4. B&M

    B&M LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    The governor on our briggs v-twin went about 2 months ago, with 136 hours on the motor. The motor disassembled its self from the inside due to the lack of a governor to control the engine's revs. Briggs ended up short blocking the motor under warranty. It still does not run like it should. When this "new" motor goes we will replace it with a honda or Kaw. I know this is not what you what to hear but it may be time for a new engine.
  5. fly-4-fun

    fly-4-fun LawnSite Member
    Messages: 0

    If you could find the dimensions of the shaft you might could get a machine shop to fab you one .
  6. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,325

    Stick a fork in it. Its done.
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