Briggs and Stratton provides manuals and parts lists for its outboard motors on its website, BriggsandStratton.com. You need the product type and the model number of the motor in order to download the relevant manual.
Briggs and Stratton motor manuals include diagrams and part lists related to the repair and maintenance of the motor. In addition, it includes specifications such as gear ratio, weight and displacement. If you have difficulty locating the model number of the motor, download the numbering fact sheet from the Briggs and Stratton website to figure out the model number. Model number have one of three formats: "XXXXX-X," "XXXXXX-X," or "XXXXXX-XXXX-XX."
Troubleshooting manuals for both gasoline and electric motors are also available online at CCDist.com. These manuals include both photos and descriptions necessary to repair various parts of outboard motors. Most manuals are in PDF format, which allows users to download and print them easily.
If you still can't find the manual you need for a specific model, search "outboard motor manual Briggs and Stratton" on eBay to try to locate a copy. Check the condition of the manual because eBay is a collection of private sellers, and the copies available from it may be used or damaged.