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Briggs & Stratton Engines Number Locator

If you need to locate your Briggs & Stratton Engines model number and serial number, 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 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.

Model Number System Example

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.

Briggs & Stratton Push Mower

Where to Find Your Push Mower Model Number

Above the spark plug

  • Tools you may need:
  • Flashlight
  • 1/4" or 5/16" socket or screwdriver

On the front of engine

  • Stamped on metal plate in between the overhead valve cover (OHV) and the air filter.

Above the muffler

  • Stamped on the sheet metal above the muffler, which can be on the right or left side of the engine.


Briggs & Stratton Riding Mower

Riding Mower Engines

On the valve cover stamped on the metal plate over the overhead valve (OHV)

  • Tools you may need:
  • Flashlight

On an aluminum tag located on top of the blower housing right next to the rotating screen

  • Tools you may need:
  • Flashlight


Briggs & Stratton Snow Blower

Snow Blower Engines

Label by the Starter

Label on the rewind housing to left on recoi

  • Tools you may need:
  • Flashlight

On the Cylinder Shield

Label on the rewind housing to left on recoil

  • Tools you may need:
  • Flashlight

On the Metal Shield

Stamped on the shield below the muffler

  • Tools you may need:
  • Flashlight

On the Valve Cover

Stamped on the left side of the overhead valve (OHV) cover

  • Tools you may need:
  • Flashlight