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Vanguard Tips & Troubleshooting

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Adjusting the Carburettor

A big part of ensuring a smooth-running engine is keeping your carburettor and linkages clean and well adjusted. Read More »

Advanced Engine Repair

If you have some basic repair projects under your belt, dive into these more complex methods for repairing your small engine. Read More »

Vanguard/Commercial Series Engine Identification

The Model, Type and Trim numbers, stamped directly into the engine, are used to identify our engines and are easy to find. Read More »

How Can I Find Part Number For Engine Replacement Parts?

Your Vanguard engine part numbers can be found in your engine's Illustrated Parts Lists (IPL). Learn more here! Read More »

Electrical Schematic & Wiring Diagrams

Electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, Alternator Identification information, and more can be found in this Vanguard FAQ. Read More »

Engine Problem Solving Tips

Engine problems can be linked to maintenance issues such as stale fuel, dirty air filter, fouled spark plug, and deteriorated oil. Learn more! Read More »

Fuel recommendations

Find out what fuel we recommend using for your 2 and 4 stroke commercial engines so that they perform better and last longer. Read More »

Global Three-Year Vanguard Limited Warranty

Vanguard offers a three-year limited warranty on a global scale for a full horsepower range, the only such kind for small, commercial engines. Read More »

How much oil is required for my engine?

Engine oil capacity is dependent on your specific engine model. Learn more about how much is best for your engine. Read More »

What is the right spark plug & gap for my engine?

Learn how & where to find the right spark plug and a gap chart to guide you through gapping spark plugs in this Vanguard engine FAQ. Read More »