predator 6.5 hp stalls when loaded

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Old 07-06-15, 11:23 PM
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predator 6.5 hp stalls when loaded

I bought a 6.5 hp predator 4 stroke from harbor frieght. Nothing but good reviews. So heres my problem. Im installing this motor on a go cart. Motor starts and idles great. As soon as you press the accellerator it stalls. The only adjustment on the carb is the idle screw. Any suggestions.
 
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Old 07-07-15, 08:27 AM
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I would look at the carburetor. Hopefully it's just a piece of trash blocking a jet or orifice. I have seen carburetors on cheap Chinese engines that were really bad (poor manufacturing) and replacing them was the only option.
 
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Old 07-09-15, 11:03 PM
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Fixed it. I returned it. Got another one. Runs great. Well worth the hassel after seeing the smile on my daughters face as shes cruising around the yard.
 
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