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Push Rod

Part Number: 690982
Briggs and StrattonToro
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Price: $6.44
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Description:
This is an Genuine OEM replacement part is made out of Aluminum, it is sold individually. The Push Rod rides on the camshaft to push the exhaust valve open during the exhaust stroke. A bent pushrod can not only affect your engine's performance, it can seriously damage other parts if the problem is not taken care of immediately.
Product Information
Manufacturer: Briggs and Stratton, Toro
Product Number: 690982
Classification: Part
Weight: 0.01 lbs.
Shipping: Ships Worldwide
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Compatibility

This part is compatible with the following machines:

Toro
Briggs and Stratton

Products Compatibility

This item works with the following types of products:

  • • Engine
  • • Lawn Tractor
Repair Instructions: Submitted by Customers Like You
12 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Lawn Tractor
Parts Used:
Steel Push Rod - 690981
Push Rod - 690982
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
1-2 hours
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Socket set, Wrench Set
Bent push rods.
Removed valve covers. Found bent rods. Ordered replacement rods. Questioned what caused the bent push rods. Watched the video and figured out the valve guides had come out which bent the rods. Followed instructions on resetting them and pinging the head to prevent the valve guides from slipping out. I did remove the head but is not always necessary.
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5 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Lawn Tractor
Parts Used:
Rocker Cover Gasket - 690971
Steel Push Rod - 690981
Push Rod - 690982
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
1-2 hours
Tools Used:
Pliers, Socket set, Wrench Set, hammer
Engine overheated causing valve guides to push out and bend push rods
1. Removed valve cover
2. Removed valve springs and push rods
3. Used socket and hammer to push valve guides back in.
4. Reinstalled valve springs and new push rods
5. Adjusted valve clearance
6. Reinstalled valve covers with new gaskets
7. Washed engine thoroughly
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5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Lawn Tractor
Parts Used:
Push Rod - 690982
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
1-2 hours
Tools Used:
Socket set, Wrench Set, Allen Wrenches and a feeler gauge
Lawn Tractor threw/broke aluminum intake rod.
Watched a YouTube video on repair and adjustment of valves. Gathered necessary tools to inspect for parts necessary for repair. Ordered parts, including some I might need in the future. Received the parts I bought from ereplacementparts.com, installed the aluminum rod, and adjusted valves per the video on You Tube. Tractor started right up and runs great. I am disabled with terrible back pain and was able to do this repair in under two hours. Feels great to make a difference by saving some money on repairs. In the video, they say you should check the valves every year when you tune it up. Seems a little excessive, but easy enough. The video describes a tractor that is hard to start, kind of kicking back on the starter like it is out of timing.
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2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Lawn Mower
Parts Used:
Steel Push Rod - 690981
Push Rod - 690982
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
30-60 minutes
Tools Used:
Socket set, Allen wrench
Not firing on one cylinder
Plugs, spark and fuel ok. Removed valve cover to discover a bent push rod laying there. Problem now is there are two rocker arms and only one push rod??? I guess it went through the oil drain hole and lodged in the crankcase some place. No noise or signs of issues with a metal rod in the crankcase. The rod was bent because the rocker arm bolts backed out to the point they no longer held the rods in place. After tightening these bolts, I installed the new rods and adjusted the valve clearance.
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1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Lawn Tractor
Parts Used:
Steel Push Rod - 690981
Push Rod - 690982
Repair Difficulty:
Hard
Time Spent Repairing:
More than 2 hours
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers, Socket set, Wrench Set, Nutdriver, Adjustable Wrench, feeler gages, putty knife, torque wrench, etc.
Engine only firing on one cylinder (V-Twin)
Started out by replacing a magneto, but that wasn't the problem. Pulled the valve cover and found 2 bent push rods, part of the problem, finally discovered damaged valve guide, now we're getting somewhere. Non repairable item, ordered new head assembly, still not running, I got it to start once then quit, Pulled the valve cover again an rechecked valve adjustment, set to .004". Decided gas wasn't coming thru carburetor, ordered carburetor rebuild kit , rebuilt it and it still wouldn't run.
After noodling it around my more experienced friend and I decided to pull the carburetor apart again, and that is when I discovered the little O-ring wasn't in its recess where it belonged. Too bad there wasn't an instruction on how to put it together properly. It got pinched and was allowing too much gas thru and was flooding the engine.
Once we accomplished that and got everything back together the engine started right up, and now runs like a champ. I forgot to tell you, I've never been a real shade tree mechanic before, first time for everything. I'm 75 years old!
No I'm not Laurie, she pays the bills, I'm her old man.
Gabby
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1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Lawn Tractor
Parts Used:
Steel Push Rod - 690981
Push Rod - 690982
Cylinder Head Gasket - 693997
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
30-60 minutes
Tools Used:
Socket set, Wrench Set, Adjustable Wrench
Back firing
Pulled the head off. Put in the valves. Put it back together 😆
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1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Lawn Tractor
Parts Used:
Steel Push Rod - 690981
Push Rod - 690982
Cylinder Head Gasket - 693997
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
More than 2 hours
Tools Used:
Socket set, Wrench Set
Exhaust valve guide migrated up & interfered with the rocker arm movement.
Pressed the valve guide back in place. Staked it on both ends. Re assembled with the new parts, & the engine is back running as it should. I'll monitor the guide periodically to check for future issues. If it does not stay in place the head will need replacing.
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Tool Type:
Lawn Tractor
Parts Used:
Valve-Intake - 792200
Push Rod - 690982
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
1-2 hours
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers, Socket set, Wrench Set
engine ran rough. found bent intake pushrod
found bent pushrod and that the intake valve was sticking that caused it to bend.
removed cylinder heads and removed valves.
cleaned head and block service.
lapped new intake valves and old exhaust valves.
installed new valve stem seals and reinstalled valves.
installed cylinder heads.
motor runs good now
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Tool Type:
Lawn Tractor
Parts Used:
Steel Push Rod - 690981
Push Rod - 690982
Head-Cylinder - 796231
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
1-2 hours
Tools Used:
Socket set, Wrench Set, Allen wrench, gasket scraper
Exhaust valve frozen, both push rods bent.
1. Removed shroud.
2. Removed heat shield.
3. Removed intake bolts.
4. Removed exhaust manifold bolts.
5. Removed spark-plug.
6. Removed valve cover.
7. Removed head bolts and head.
8. Cleaned cylinder surface of old head gasket material.
9. Installed new head and torqued bolts in a cross pattern.
10. Installed new rocker arms (included with head) and leave slightly loose.
11. Apply assembly lube to rocker pivots and push-rod ends.
12. Install new push-rods, then tighten rocker arm bolts.
13. Check and set valve lash.
14. Clean gasket material from valve cover.
15. Using new valve cover gasket, install valve cover.
16. Install intake bolts.
17. Install exhaust bolts.
18. Install Spark plug.
19. Install heat shield.
20. Install shroud.
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Tool Type:
Lawn Mower
Parts Used:
Push Rod - 690982
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
30-60 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Socket set, Wrench Set, Nutdriver, Adjustable Wrench
Valve guide worked its way out causing the valve to not open which bent the push rod
Removed valve cover and valve springs. Then drove the valve guide back into place and pinged the material surrounding the guide to keep it in place and reinstalled the springs, push rods etc.
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Question: Push Rod

fjwisinski

Can you confirm that aluminum rod is on intake? How does the guide get pinned?
Hello Some models have steel rods on both sides. If yours is equipped with one, yes it goes on the Intake. The heat on the exhaust side is too much for it. The pinning procedure is a little complicated. I would like to suggest you do research on it if you intend to do it. You Tube may have videos of the procedure.
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    shipped fast and fixed the issue i was having
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