Vanguard 400 EFI/ETC Single-Cylinder Engine

Features include battery-free starting, quick load acceptance and a cyclonic air clearner.

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The Vanguard 400 EFI/ETC horizontal shaft commercial gasoline engine has and electronic fuel injection (EFI) system that provides better fuel efficiency, improved overall performance and quick load acceptance. The engine also offers easy, all-weather choke-less starting. The addition of the electronic throttle control (ETC) system means operators can count on smooth and consistent power with any load size or terrain type.

Unlike many fuel-injected engines that need a battery for starting, the 400 EFI/ETC features battery-free starting, which eliminates the bulk, weight and maintenance of a battery on board. Like its carbureted predecessors, the engine features a fully integrated cyclonic air cleaner with advanced AutoShed technology. These additions extend service internals and provide owners with a lower total cost of ownership. The 400 EFI/ETC engine is for applications in utility, agriculture, construction and landscaping markets.

The single-cylinder Vanguard 400 EFI/ETC 14.0 Gross hp* engine will be available for purchase in summer 2022. It comes with a three-year commercial limited warranty** plus one warranty bonus year when registered.

*All power levels are stated as gross horsepower at 3,600 rpm per SAE J1940. | **See for warranty details. Offer not valid in CA or QC.