Anti-Afterfire Solenoid | LawnMowerPros Blog. Lawnmowerpros.com When the problem is with a Briggs and Statton product, we go to Briggs and Stratton for the answers. Here’s what they say about it: The anti-afterfire solenoid is a device that shuts OFF the fuel at the carburetor to prevent the engine from receiving fuel after the ignition switch is shut OFF. Mower With a Briggs and Stratton Engine Won't Start. I would check to make sure all "safety's" are hooked up, and if yours has a transmission disengage, make sure it is engaged. (06/12/2009) By kay winters. Mower With a Briggs and Stratton Engine Won't Start. There may be some water in your gasoline.
Fuel line, fuel filter, or fuel tank cap vent is clogged, or fuel shutoff valve partially closed. Valves not adjusted properly or valve springs weak. Exhaust ports blocked (2 stroke). Briggs Engine Parts. Repair your Briggs and Stratton engine with air filters, spark plugs, oil filters, starters, and Briggs maintenance kits. OEM Briggs parts for Vanguard, ELS, Pro Series, Intek and Quantum engines.