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Briggs & Stratton Model Number Locator

If you need to find your Briggs & Stratton engine information we can help!

The number model system consists of three series of numbers. The first number you find will be the model number, the second number is the engine type and the third number is the code number.

Briggs & Stratton Model Number, Engine Type, and Code Number Locations

Briggs & Stratton Model Locator Video

Model Number, Engine Type, and Code Number

This video shows you where the model number, engine type, and code number can be found on your Briggs & Stratton Engine. Refer to the video to locate your model number system.

Additional Model, Type, and Code location videos, grouped by the equipment type are shown below.

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Model Number System Example

Briggs & Stratton Engine Locator

The model number system includes a model number, an engine type number, and a code number that can be found on a metal plate attached to your engine or stamped directly on the engine.

The first number will be your model number, the second your engine type number, and the third will be the code number.

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Engine Model Locations

Briggs and Stratton Engines
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Example: 303447 1234-01 01061201 (Model Type Code)

The chart below explains the numerical model designation system. It is possible to determine most of the important mechanical features of the engine by merely knowing the model number.
  First Digit After Displacement Second Digit After Displacement Third Digit After Displacement Fourth Digit After Displacement
A B C D E
Cubic Inch Displacement Basic Design Series Crankshaft Orientation PTO Bearing, Reduction Gear, Auxiliary Drive, Lubrication Type of Starter
6
8
9
10
11
12
13
16
17
18
19
20
22
23
24
25
26
28
29
30
31
32
35
38
40
42
43
44
46
52
58
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
A to Z
0 to 4 - Horizontal Shaft

5 to 9 - Vertical Shaft

A to G - Horizontal Shaft

H to Z - Vertical Shaft
0 - Plain Bearing/DU Non-Flange Mount

1 - Plain Bearing Flange Mounting

2 - Sleeve Bearing Flange Mounting Splash Lube

3 - Ball Bearing Flange Mouting Splash Lube

4 - Ball Bearing Flange Mounting Pressure Lubrication on Horizontal Shaft

5 - Plain Bearing Gear Reduction (6 to 1) CW Rotation Flange Mounting

6 - Plain Bearing Gear Reduction (6 to 1) CCW Rotation

7 - Plain Bearing Pressure Lubrication on Vertical Shaft

8 - Plain Bearing Auxiliary Drive (PTO) Perpendicular to Crankshaft

9 - Plain Bearing Auxiliary Drive Parallel to Crankshaft
0 - Without Starter

1 - Rope Starter

2 - Rewind Starter

3 - Electric Starter Only 110V Gear Drive

4 - Electric Starter/110V Gear Drive with Alternator

5 - Electric Starter Only 12V Gear Drive

6 - Alternator Only

7 - Electric Starter 12V Gear Drive with Alternator

8 - Vertical Pull Starter or Side Pull Starter

9 - Mechanical Starter

A - Electric Starter/12V Gear Drive with Alternator & Inverter
EXAMPLE: To Identify Model 303447
30 3 4 4 7
30 Cubic Inch Design Series 3 Horizontal Crankshaft Ball Bearing Flange Mounting Pressure Lubrication Electric Starter 12V Gear Drive With Alternator
TYPE:1234-01 The type number identifies the engine mechanical parts, color of paint, decals, governed speed and Original Equipment Manufacturer.

The code number identifies the assembly date of the engine. In some instances it is necessary to know the code number as well as the model and type number when performing adjustments, repairs or ordering replacement parts for an engine. Here's how it works.

CODE: 01061201 The code is the manufacturing date and is read as follows:

  • 01 - YEAR
  • 06 - MONTH
  • 12 - DAY
  • 01 - ASSEMBLY LINE AND MANUFACTURING PLANT