Service & Support

Vanguard™ engines are backed by the legendary and expansive Briggs & Stratton global dealer network. Skim through our Tips & Troubleshooting, download engine specific operator's manuals and illustrated parts lists and find the nearest Briggs & Stratton service center.

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RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR VANGUARD™ ENGINES

 First 5 Hours  Change oil
 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.

Tips & Troubleshooting

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Power Application Center

Maximum performance comes when engine and equipment are synchronized to deliver maximum productivity. Our three global Power Application Centers have the skills, experience and technology to ensure a successful integration.

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