Mower Solenoid Repair Tools
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Fuel line clamp
Before we can do anything, we'll need tools. I've selected this set as I own some Craftsman tools and while I have broken them, they did do a lot of work. So I expect this set will last the occasional user quite a long time.
This set carries both metric and standard sockets and that's important, because some mowers will have both type of fastener sizes. Picture links to Amazon.com
The click sound you hear as you turn the key is very often the fault of the starter solenoids. I replace lots of them, and if you own you tractor long enough you'll be replacing it too.
Fitting is easy, but disconnect the negative battery terminal before fitting. Picture links to Amazon.com
This is a popular carburetor and will fit various Briggs & Stratton engines, but do check carefully the measurements of the openings and the specs.
If your Briggs is older it, may not have the electrical fuel solenoid at the bottom, the carburetor will still work, but you'll need to replace the solenoid for a bolt. Picture links to Amazon.com