Lawn tractor only runs with choke out

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Old 10-17-04, 09:12 PM
TonyLawnBoy
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Question Lawn tractor only runs with choke out

I have an MTD tactor (Yard Machines 18.5 HP LT 42" with a 2 cylinder Briggs & Stratton engine) that stalls if I push the choke all the way in after starting. This began a week ago. The tractor runs if I leave the choke most of the way out, although it seems to be using a lot of gas.

Today, I replaced the spark plugs and fuel filter, cleaned the air filter, and put in fresh gas. The problem persists. I also tried adjusting the carberator screws without success.

Any suggestions are appreciated.
 
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Old 10-17-04, 09:24 PM
sceptre
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take a 5/8 wrench and remove the plug on the side of carb,remove the allen headed jet, use an allen wrench. clean the orffice.
 
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Old 10-18-04, 08:29 AM
Azis
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Take some carb cleaner or brake cleen and spray out the bowl while there so maybe you wont have to do the same next week
 
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Old 10-18-04, 04:59 PM
TonyLawnBoy
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Talking Thank you!!!!

Great diagnosis. Tractor works fabulously! Thanks
 
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