- Aug 2, 2013
The third number is the date code. 2003....
Flywheel key jacked up? Are you priming to start all the time?
Did I miss the Briggs gas cap trick on one of these pages?
Did you get another choke model?
Remove the top engine cover. Clean all the dirt, oil, grass and bugs from the cylinder block cooling fins yearly. It's in the manual for ALL small engines.