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Vanguard Tips & Troubleshooting

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Servicing the valves

A bad valve can cause the engine to lose power and fuel efficiency. Here are some ways you can maintain engine valves. Read More

Why does my engine's RPM seem to fluctuate (runs rough)?

If you are experiencing fluctuations in your engine's RPM, here are some ways you to help you with repairs. Read More

How much oil is required for my engine?

Engine oil capacity is dependent on your specific engine model. Learn more about how much is best for your engine. Read More

Part, Engine or Shortblock Online Orders

Learn about where you can purchase parts, engine, and shortblocks for your commercial engine. Read More

How do you rebuild or overhaul an engine carburettor?

If basic adjustments don't fix your engine problems, learn these steps to rebuilding your carburettor for repair. Read More

What is the right spark plug & gap for my engine?

Learn how & where to find the right spark plug and a gap chart to guide you through gapping spark plugs in this Vanguard engine FAQ. Read More

How Can I Find Part Number For Engine Replacement Parts?

Your Vanguard engine part numbers can be found in your engine's Illustrated Parts Lists (IPL). Learn more here! Read More

Advanced Engine Repair

If you have some basic repair projects under your belt, dive into these more complex methods for repairing your small engine. Read More

How can I obtain a safety data sheet?

If you are looking to obtain safety data sheets for your commercial engine, please follow these steps. Read More

Why does my engine start and then shut down?

If your engine starts and proceeds to shut down, here are some tips for checking the engine and diagnosing the issue. Read More