Ariens 1542 Mower, Lawn and Garden Tractor Category

Original Model: Briggs 16.5 hp 311707-0138

This unit has an electric cluth to engage the mower blades.The newer AVS engines have a larger air breather on them that make the engine about 2" wider than the original engine. You will have to make sure that you have the room to accommodate the size difference. You also need to make sure that you have the room for an oil filter if you purchase an engine with one on it.

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17.5hp OHV Intek Vertical 1"x3-5/32" Shaft, Electric Start, 9Amp Alternator, Fuel Pump, Oil Filter, Briggs & Stratton Engine


In Stock:380



17.5HP Vertical 1" x 3 5/32" Shaft, Intek, OHV, Recoil Start, 9 Amp Alternator, Oil Filter, Muffler, Fuel Pump, Briggs Stratton Engine (USE -R1)


In Stock:130

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While we may have sold many engines listed above to be used for a Ariens 1542 Mower, Lawn and Garden Tractor Category, we are NOT claiming these are exact replacements unless the product notes explicitly say so. Many original equipment engines may no longer be in production because of obsolescence or EPA regulations, so in some cases there may not be an exact replacement available. Our intention here is to show that other customers have utilized these in the equipment shown, but may have had to make some modifications to do so. If we know of any required changes, we will list those, however, some adapting during installation should be expected.