Where is the part number on a Tecumseh carburetor?

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The model number (marked with red box in photo) on a Tecumseh engine can be found on the engine ID label, typically located under the engine cover. The label will also include other pertinent Tecumseh engine information such as the specification number and date of manufacture.

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Hereof, 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.

One may also ask, how do I find my engine serial number? You can find the VIN in the lower corner of your windshield on the driver's side. In the series of numbers and letters, the tenth from the left denotes the model year and the eighth is the engine code. Just tell the store clerk those two characters and you're in business.

Similarly, you may ask, where is the part number on a Briggs & Stratton carburetor?

  1. Your Briggs & Stratton engine part numbers can be found in your engine's Illustrated Parts Lists (IPL).
  2. The numbers listed next to the part illustrations in our IPLs are called Reference Numbers.

How do I identify my Zama carburetor?

Zama Model Number Lookup:Zama carb model numbers are located on the sides of the carburetor. On one side, you'll usually see one letter followed by one number followed by another letter. On the other side, there's usually one letter followed by one or two numbers followed by another letter (i.e.: C1UK27B).

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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.

Are Tecumseh engines still being made?

According to Larry Zeman, VP of Winter Engine Products for LCT, “This 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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]