Old Briggs Pull Start

Briggs and Stratton 3HP Pull start Repair

Learn how to fix a Briggs and Stratton 3HP Pull Start.

Tools/Parts:

    • Flat Head Screwdriver
    • Cleaning Materials
    • Replacement Cord if Required
    • 10mm and 13mm socket


Step 1

Remove the 13mm Carburetor and Starter Mounting Bolt and also the 10mm bolt then remove the pull start.

Step 2

Carefully pry up the cover being mindful of the high tension spring that will be underneath.

Step 3

Clean any dirt and gunge from the starter and check it for any problems, if your spring is damaged you may need to replace it or carefully make a clip in the end.

Step 4

Once any problems have been repaired replace the clip and pry out the start cord. You may then rewind the cord doing about 4-8 turns as demonstrated in the video.

Step 5

You may then reattach the starter to your mower as shown.
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