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Air Cleaner Element

Part Number: 27987S
Briggs and StrattonToro
Availability: 10 in stock
Price: $6.21
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*This part replaces obsolete part #: 30-906 and 27987.

Product Information
Manufacturer: Briggs and Stratton, Toro
Product Number: 27987S
Classification: Part
Weight: 0.01 lbs.
Shipping: Ships Worldwide
Specifications
Part Type: Air Filter
Description:
This air cleaner element is supplied from original manufacturer. It is specially designed for use with Briggs and Stratton engines used on lawn and garden equipment. It is used to filter out dust from entering the carburetor and the engine. This filter element is made out of foam material and it is sold individually. Please note, the air cleaner cartridge is sold separately.

Replacing this filter is a simple task that does not require any tools.

• Unscrew the cover knob
• Remove the cover
• Remove old element
• Secure the new element in place
• Reassemble and test the unit
Compatibility

This part is compatible with the following machines:

Briggs and Stratton
Toro
58013 (3000001-3999999)(1973) Tiller
58013 (4000001-4999999)(1974) Tiller
58013 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Tiller
58050 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Tiller
58070 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Tiller
58100 (9000001-9999999)(1969) Tiller
58100 (0000001-0999999)(1970) Tiller
58100 (1000001-1999999)(1971) Tiller
58110 (2000001-2999999)(1972) Tiller
58114 (3000001-3999999)(1973) Tiller
58114 (4000001-4999999)(1974) Tiller
58114 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Tiller
58125 (4000001-4999999)(1974) Tiller
58125 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Tiller
58150 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Tiller
58160 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Tiller
58210 (2000001-2999999)(1972) Tiller
58215 (3000001-3999999)(1973) Tiller
58220 (4000001-4999999)(1974) Tiller
58220 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Tiller
58226 (6000001-6999999)(1976) Tiller
58226 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Tiller
58226 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Tiller
58226 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Tiller
58226 (0000001-0999999)(1980) Tiller
58226 (1000001-1999999)(1981) Tiller
58226 (2000001-2999999)(1982) Tiller
58231 (4000001-4001269)(1974) Tiller
58231 (4001270-4999999)(1974) Tiller
58231 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Tiller
58237 (6000001-6999999)(1976) Tiller
58237 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Tiller
58237 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Tiller
58237 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Tiller
58237 (0000001-0999999)(1980) Tiller
58237 (1000001-1999999)(1981) Tiller
58237 (2000001-2999999)(1982) Tiller
58237 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Tiller
58307 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Tiller
58307 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Tiller
58336 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Tiller
58336 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Tiller
58336 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Tiller
58336 (0000001-0999999)(1980) Tiller
58336 (1000001-1999999)(1981) Tiller
58336 (2000001-2999999)(1982) Tiller
58600 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Tiller
62933 (6000001-6999999)(1986) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (6000001-6999999)(1986) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (4000001-4999999)(1974) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (4000001-4999999)(1974) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (6000001-6999999)(1976) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (6000001-6999999)(1976) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (0000001-0999999)(1980) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (0000001-0999999)(1980) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (1000001-1999999)(1981) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (1000001-1999999)(1981) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (2000001-2999999)(1982) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (2000001-2999999)(1982) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (4000001-4999999)(1984) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (4000001-4999999)(1984) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (5000001-5999999)(1985) Blower-Vacuum
62933 (5000001-5999999)(1985) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (0000001-0999999)(1980) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (0000001-0999999)(1980) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (1000001-1999999)(1981) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (1000001-1999999)(1981) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (2000001-2999999)(1982) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (2000001-2999999)(1982) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (5000001-5999999)(1985) Blower-Vacuum
62912 (5000001-5999999)(1985) Blower-Vacuum
62922 (4000001-4999999)(1974) Blower-Vacuum
62922 (4000001-4999999)(1974) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (6000001-6999999)(1976) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (6000001-6999999)(1976) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (9000001-9999999)(1979) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (0000001-0999999)(1980) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (0000001-0999999)(1980) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (1000001-1999999)(1981) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (1000001-1999999)(1981) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (2000001-2999999)(1982) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (2000001-2999999)(1982) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (3000001-3999999)(1983) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (4000001-4999999)(1984) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (4000001-4999999)(1984) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (5000001-5999999)(1985) Blower-Vacuum
62923 (5000001-5999999)(1985) Blower-Vacuum
10013 (8000001-8999999)(1968) Lawn Mower
10013 (9000001-9999999)(1969) Lawn Mower
10013 (0000001-0999999)(1970) Lawn Mower
10013 (1000001-1999999)(1971) Lawn Mower
10013 (2000001-2999999)(1972) Lawn Mower
10013 (3000001-3999999)(1973) Lawn Mower
10018 (3000001-3999999)(1973) Lawn Mower
10121 (3000001-3999999)(1973) Lawn Mower
10221 (3000001-3999999)(1973) Lawn Mower
10313 (8000001-8999999)(1968) Lawn Mower
10313 (9000001-9999999)(1969) Lawn Mower
10313 (0000001-0999999)(1970) Lawn Mower
10313 (1000001-1999999)(1971) Lawn Mower
10313 (2000001-2999999)(1972) Lawn Mower
10323 (8000001-8999999)(1968) Lawn Mower
10323 (9000001-9999999)(1969) Lawn Mower
10323 (0000001-0999999)(1970) Lawn Mower
10323 (1000001-1999999)(1971) Lawn Mower
10323 (2000001-2999999)(1972) Lawn Mower
03104 (4000001-4999999)(1974) Lawn Tractor
03104 (5000001-5999999)(1975) Lawn Tractor
03104 (6000001-6999999)(1976) Lawn Tractor
03104 (7000001-7999999)(1977) Lawn Tractor
03104 (8000001-8999999)(1978) Lawn Tractor
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Products Compatibility

This item works with the following types of products:

  • • Blower
  • • Engine
  • • Lawn Mower
  • • Lawn Tractor
  • • Vacuum
Questions & Answers

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Repair Instructions: Submitted by Customers Like You
1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Lawn Mower
Parts Used:
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Replaced the worn air filter.
Removed the air filter housing using a flat head screwdriver. Discarded the old air filter. Apply 2-3 drops of motor oil on the new filter. Wearing rubber gloves distribute the oil in the air filter by squeezing the filter until the oil is distributed throughout the air filter. Wipe any excess oil from the filter using a paper towel. Replaced the air filter inside the filter housing and attached the filter housing back on the carburetor using the screw.
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Tool Type:
Engine
Parts Used:
Carburetor Diaphragm - 270026
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
30-60 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers, Wrench Set
Carburetor diaphragm had a hole in it
1. Remove carburetor from fuel tank.
2. Clean carb with carb cleaner
3. Remove diaphragm cover.
4. Replace diaphragm. Be careful not to lose the spring.
5. Reinstall cover.
6. Reinstall carb on fuel tank, and reconnect linkage.
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Tool Type:
Engine
Parts Used:
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers
Air Cleaner Sponge Rotted
Unscrewed the air cleaner bolt.
Wash out all the dirt and broken sponge material.
Put in the new sponge.
Reassemble the air cleaner back on the engine generator.
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Tool Type:
Engine
Parts Used:
Fuel Tank Mounting Gasket - 272409S
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Grommet - 67608
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Carb gasket bad grommet had cracked foam filter needed replacing
Removed all damaged parts with standard screw driver and phillips. Reversed process, job completed
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Tool Type:
Engine
Parts Used:
Cap-Fuel Tank (Metal) (Threaded, Vented) - 394818S
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Original cap rusted and clogged, air-cleaner element hopelessly filthy
Threw away old fuel cap and screwed new one on
Un screwed air-cleaner canister, threw away old air-cleaner element, put on the canister and screwed it back on
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Tool Type:
Engine
Parts Used:
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Exhaust Muffler - 494585
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Socket set
Tiller muffler and air filter needed changing.
Removed old muffler and air filter and replaced with new ones.
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Tool Type:
Engine
Parts Used:
Intake Gasket - 27355S
Spring-Governor Link - 690498
Fuel Tank Mounting Gasket - 272409S
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
30-60 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers, Wrench Set
Governor and carburetor linkage not attached
Reattached the governor and throttle linkage including the stabilizer springs. Replaced diaphragm in the carburetor and air filter element. This 1978 5 hp John Deere log slitter runs and splits logs the way it use designed to do.
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Tool Type:
Engine
Parts Used:
Carburetor Diaphragm - 270026
Intake Gasket - 27355S
Fuel Tank Mounting Gasket - 272409S
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Exhaust Muffler - 494585
Gasket- Exhaust - 692237
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
1-2 hours
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Power Drill, Socket set, Wrench Set, Adjustable Wrench, Gasket scraper, Easy-outs, 1/4-20 tap
Rototiller sat for years, caramelized gasoline throughout, muffler rusted out.
1. Remove carburetor/tank assembly.
a.disconnect throttle cable.
b.disconnect governor spring
2. Separate carburetor from tank, remove diaphragm and clean all thoroughly.
3. Make sure no old gasket material is remaining and all ports are clear/open.
4. Re-assemble diaphragm, carburetor and tank using new parts and gaskets.
5. Re-install carburetor/tank assembly on engine in reverse order as dis-assembly.
Muffler installation:
1. Flatten retaining tabs with a cold chisel or screwdriver and unbolt old muffler.
Note: In my case one of the bolts snapped off in the block so that was another can of worms, I filed the bolt flat as best that I could, center punched it (emphasis on center!) and drilled for an easy-out. Easy-outs didn't work, too much outward force so I drilled a little bigger and tapped it out. Use the proper size drill bits and make sure drilling is straight with the block!
2. Install new muffler and gasket then curl the retaining tabs to secure the bolt heads.
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Tool Type:
Engine
Parts Used:
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Regular maintenance - changed air filter
Very simple, removed 2 screws to take off cover. Removed old air filter and replaced with new one. Replaced cover and tightened 2 screws.
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Tool Type:
Engine
Parts Used:
Air Cleaner Element - 27987S
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Old air-filter element degraded - 10 years old
1. Removed the air filter cover.
2. Removed the old foam air filter element.
3. Soaked the new air cleaner element with oil.
4. Placed the new air filter element in air filter base.
5. Replaced the air filter cover.
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  • Part was an exact replacement
    I was looking for an air filter for a B&S edger motor that I have owned and used for over forty years. None of the local sources had anything for a motor that old, so I tried looking online. eReplacementParts made it very easy to locate they part and shipped it very promptly. Excellent service! I’ll look here first the next time I need a part!
    Guest - 13 days ago Verified Purchase
    Good part, good price
    Wasn’t sure it would fit my 50 year old tiller, but was a perfect fit
    Guest - October 12, 2019 Verified Purchase
    Exactly Webster I expected
    The part git
    Guest - June 15, 2019 Verified Purchase
    perfect fit
    I needed an air filter for Briggs and Stratton engine on a 40-year old garden tiller. I was thankful to find one here that was an exact fit. The product arrived as promised. No complaints.
    Guest - June 12, 2019 Verified Purchase
    old engine happy to get the part, it was good quality and a great price.
    No problem fit perfect and was here in just a few days.
    James - May 28, 2019 Verified Purchase
    Part works great. Lawnmower running like new.
    I paid for 2 business day delivery, but did not get part until 4th day. Only complaint.
    Guest - July 23, 2019 Verified Purchase
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    Product Information
    Manufacturer: Briggs and Stratton, Toro
    Product Number: 27987S
    Classification: Part
    Weight: 0.01 lbs.
    Shipping: Ships Worldwide
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