The model and serial number of an Ariens walk behind mower is printed on a sticker on the back of the deck, behind the engine. Look up your Ariens walk behind lawn mower parts.

Then, Are Tecumseh engines still being made?

According to Larry Zeman, VP of Winter Engine Products for LCT, β€œThis establishes LCT as an engine manufacturer of choice as it continues to engineer a new generation of power.” In short, Tecumseh engines and parts are currently manufactured by LCT, CPC and Lauson Engines.

Considering this, How can I tell how old my Tecumseh engine is? Look for the engine model number. You may find it stamped on the blower housing or on an engine identification label located on the front or top of the engine or under the engine cover. Find the date-of-manufacture code, usually found near the abbreviation “D.O.M.” or at the end of the engine model number.


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What is engine model?

The Model, Type and Code numbers, stamped directly into the engine, are used to identify our engines. Engines used in lawn mower applications usually have the model numbers stamped directly into the blower housing, muffler heat shield, or a few inches above the spark plug.

When did they stop making Tecumseh Engines?

December 2008

Are Tecumseh Engines good?

My point is that Tecumseh made perfectly good engines, at least as good as Briggs. Parts are readily available from Parts Tree for reasonable bucks. All of the above is also the reason that I usually recommend cheap mowers.

What does the first set of engine numbers represent?

The numbers in the first column represent the engine size, in cubic inches. The second column represents the design series. This number is the first digit after the engine size (displacement). The third column represents the position of the crankshaft, the type of governor and type of carburetor.

Are Tecumseh Engines good?

My point is that Tecumseh made perfectly good engines, at least as good as Briggs. Parts are readily available from Parts Tree for reasonable bucks. All of the above is also the reason that I usually recommend cheap mowers.

What oil does a Tecumseh engine take?

Can’t say for the Tecumseh, but B&S only recommends 10W-30 IF synthetic, because of the shearing/comsumption issues with a 10W-30 dino. Kohler in their larger engines no longer recommends straight weight oils at all. 5W-20 or 5W-30 for lower temps, 10W-30 for higher temps.

What is engine model?

The Model, Type and Code numbers, stamped directly into the engine, are used to identify our engines. Engines used in lawn mower applications usually have the model numbers stamped directly into the blower housing, muffler heat shield, or a few inches above the spark plug.

Locating the Model and Serial Numbers on a Toro Snow Blower

Take a look at the bottom-rear of the machine. There should be a sticker on the rear axle cover.

Are small engine carburetors interchangeable?

Carburetors used on small gasoline engines are much alike in operating principles, whether they are used on four-stroke cycle or two-stroke cycle engines. However, carburetors are attached quite differently on the two kinds of engines.

What year is my Craftsman snowblower?

Find the manufacture date printed directly below the model number. If the manufacture date is not available, record the serial number.

How do I find out what year my MTD snowblower is?

Craftsman (MTD)

On Murray-made machines, there is a Date Code that is usually 4 digits, where the first digit identifies the Year (you need an idea of the decade, mostly 1990s) and the last 3 digits identify the sequential day within the year.

How do you rebuild a small engine carburetor?

How to Repair Small Engines: Cleaning the Carburetor
  1. Step 1: Diagnose the problem. Photo 1: Test for gas at the carb. Clamp off the fuel line.
  2. Step 2: Remove the carburetor. Photo 2: The carb comes off easily. Use a socket or nut driver to remove the two bolts that hold the carburetor to the engine.
  3. Step 3: Rebuild the carburetor. Photo 4: Dissect the carb on your workbench.

What does the first set of engine numbers represent?

Are Tecumseh carburetors interchangeable?

Tecumseh carbs often have similar connections for linkages, similar bolt patterns for mounting, and similar construction, so there is a good chance that you will find a different one that will fit, and if it’s off of a similar sized engine, it will probably work.

How do I identify my Ariens snowblower?

The model and serial number of an Ariens single stage snow blower is printed on a sticker underneath the snow blower on back of the auger housing. Look up your Ariens snow blower parts.

What year is my Craftsman snowblower?

Find the manufacture date printed directly below the model number. If the manufacture date is not available, record the serial number.

Where is model number on MTD snow thrower?

The model and serial number ID tag of an MTD two stage snow blower can be located on the bottom of the main gear housing (service access plate).

What year is my Simplicity snowblower?

On a Simplicity Two Stage Snow Blower the model and serial number label can be found at the back of the snow blower on the base of the equipment where the handles bars attach. Look up your Simplicity Snow Blower Parts.

What year is my Simplicity snowblower?

On a Simplicity Two Stage Snow Blower the model and serial number label can be found at the back of the snow blower on the base of the equipment where the handles bars attach. Look up your Simplicity Snow Blower Parts.

The year the mower was manufactured is represented as the first digit, and the day of the year it was produced is represented by the last three digits. For example, if the date code is “4156,” the mower was produced in 2004, on the 156th day of the year. The date code could also indicate 1994.

How do you adjust a Tecumseh carburetor?

Why does my snow blower surge?

Lean causes the surging because as the engine accelerates to top speed the carb’s main (high speed) circuit mix goes lean. Unable to sustain full speed because of the lean mix, the rpm drop down until the mix gets rich again from the idle (slow speed) circuit.

How do you rebuild a carburetor on a snowblower?

Rebuilding a Carburetor on a Snowblower – YouTube
  1. Disconnect the spark plug wire. [00:33]
  2. Remove the electric starter switch. [00:36]
  3. Remove the engine shroud. [00:43]
  4. Disassemble the carburetor. [01:26]
  5. Clean the carburetor. [01:52]
  6. Reinstall the carburetor. [02:56]
  7. Remove the muffler shroud. [03:28]
  8. Reinstall the muffler shroud. [04:22]

How do you rebuild a carburetor on a snowblower?

What year is my Toro snowblower?

You can find the year of manufacture on Toro’s Parts Viewer page by entering the model number then checking the list for the serial number. Then you can view exploded parts diagrams and find the part numbers for parts you might need. The one you’re looking at is a 1990.

What year is my Honda snowblower?

Older models may just haveone serial number location and number of serial numbers varies depending on year and model of your generator. The engine serial number is sted into the side of the engine all honda engine serial numbers have a 4 or 5 letter prefix followed by a 7 digit number.

How do you tell what year my Husqvarna chainsaw is?

Locate the small, black, metal plate that contains the model and serial numbers on your Husqvarna. On chain saws, blowers and trimmers, the plate is typically found on or near the plastic casing in a corner near the recoil starter. On mowers and tractors, it is located near the engine block or mower deck.

Why does my Tecumseh engine surge?