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My Briggs and Stratton 550 series engine on a Sears craftsman edger was hard to start after the second time I used it. By the fourth time I used it within a year of ownership it only hit twice and would not start at all. I prime it three times as instructed. I used...
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Frustrating, ain't it? I have also had problems with this series engine and have come to the conclusion that it is better to buy a machine that does NOT use a B&S engine. Dump...

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  • Fact that it will not start after third use
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Just bought a Murray mower with a 6.25 Briggs and Stratton engine. QC dying at B&S Plug installed had no gap, spark pickups were set in contact with aluminum flywheel. For sure would not start. I fixed, but still sounds like shaking a bucket of bolts when it runs. ...
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Briggs And Stratton Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
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We bought a Murray mower from WalMart powered by a Briggs and Stratton engine. It was gently used less than ten times. It had a catastrophic failure, the connecting rod was blown out of the engine and across the yard. The supplied oil was put in the mower when new, and...
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Same thing exactly happened to my mom, guy at Brooksville "service center" is a joke! Customer service at Briggs and Stratton awful too!! Doesn't look like we'll get anywhere!

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Briggs And Stratton Engine
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  • Will not back product difficult to resolve
  • Bad qa and warranty is junk
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Briggs And Stratton Engine Review

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A piece of junk. Breaks easily. Engine failure. Don't waste your money.
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I bought a 35 hp briggs vanguard from repower specalist for a small bobcat re- power the engine came with a defective carb after warm up one cylinder would run like *** . the motor had been on the distributor shelf for 4 years I have the purchase receipt and briggs is...
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MIKE BAKER

I AGREE WITH THIS CONSUMER. A FRIEND HAD A SIMILAR PROBLEM WITH THEM. HIS WAS MUCH MORE COSTLY. BLOWN ENGINE THEY WOULD NOT REPAIR OR REPLACE OR EVEN TALK TO HIM.

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Briggs And Stratton Engine
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  • Bad qa and warranty is junk
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I bought a new B&S replacement engine for my John Deere and after following the break in procedures, cut my lawn twice. The third time I was going to cut my grass, I had the hood open as I was starting the engine, after about 1 second I heard a loud noise and the...
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Briggs 5.5 hp motor. New motor purchased 2014, followed all factory instruction and maintanince even using only their oil. After 50-60 hrs rod busted. And of course same answer, it got hot because I didn't keep oil in it. Always the same answer even if its full...
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8/2015. We had a violent storm in New England that caused major outages. I work for a retailer that had only 5 or so 6250Watt Briggs and Stratton Storm Responders to sell, all of which were returned the very next day with the starter cords not retracting. The units...
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Husqvarna started putting these junk engines on some of their mowers. The wife just loves the articulating mowers, but it only comes with a B&S engine. So against my better judgement, I bought one with the 19 hp Briggs engine. It last a grand total of 20 hrs and...
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Briggs And Stratton Engine
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  • Mower is junk
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HAVE A LOG SPLITTER W6.75 B&S ENGINE WONT START W/O A CAN OF STARTER FLUID. KIND OF SUCKS ALLWAYS TRYING TO START THIS THING W STARTER FLUID. RUNS FINE ONCE YOU GET IT STARTED. LAST YEAR I NEEDED A ROTO TILLER ,WHICH I GOT ON SALE AT TRACTOR SUPPLY. WOULDNT YOU...
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I have not had good luck with Briggs and Stratton products and no longer purchase products with their engines. I see the problem is management. One of the Directors is Keith Mcloughlin. Mr. Mcloughlin is the CEO of Electrolux North America. Electrolux, manufactures...
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