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Starting Enhancements

After brand and power, STARTING EASE is the feature most important to consumers when purchasing a walk behind mower. Briggs & Stratton offers the widest selection of easy-starting options of any other small engine manufacturer.


Smooth Start

Smooth Start™

Easier to pull & more consistent, surefire starting with exclusive MRS speak plug.
Smooth Start starting system combines two advanced features:
  • Advanced Ignition Coil
  • Exclusive Most Reliable Starting (MRS) Spark Plus
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Key Start

Smooth Start™ Plus

Easier to pull & more consistent, surefire starting with exclusive MRS speak plug PLUS no prime, no choke.
Smooth Start Plus starting system combines three advanced features:
  • ReadyStart® Starting System
  • Advanced Ignition Coil
  • Exclusive Most Reliable Starting (MRS) Spark Plug
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Key Start

Key Start

Just turn the key and mow.
  • All the advantages of ReadyStart®
  • No pulling required


Starting Promise

Starting Promise™

Starts in 2 Pulls Guaranteed
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ReadyStart

ReadyStart®

Just Pull for Power
Automatic choke senses engine temperature to deliver the right amount of fuel to the carburetor.
  • No priming required.
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MRS Most Reliable Starting

MRS Most Reliable Starting

  • Concentrated spark energy for easier starts under all starting conditions.
  • Stops fouling and provides peak performance.
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