Service & Support
Vanguard™ engines are backed by the legendary and expansive Briggs & Stratton dealer network. Skim through our Frequently Asked Questions, download engine specific operator's manuals and illustrated parts lists, and find the nearest Briggs & Stratton service center.
Contact the Vanguard Answer Center: 1-800-999-9333
|Recommended Maintenance Schedule for Vanguard™ Engines
|Every 8 Hours or Daily
||Check engine oil level
||Clean area around muffler and controls
|Every 50 Hours or Annually
||Change engine oil
||Check muffler and spark arrester
|Every 100 Hours or Annually
||Clean air filter *
Change engine oil and filter
Check muffler and spark arrester
|Clean pre-cleaner (if equipped) *
Replace spark plug
Check valve clearance **
|Every 400 Hours or Annually
||Change air filter
Clean air cooling system *
|Replace fuel filter
Clean oil cooler fins *
|* In dusty conditions or when airborne debris is present, clean more often.
** Not required unless engine performance problems are noted.