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victa 2 stroke carbys

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06-13-06, 03:33 AM   #1  
victa 2 stroke carbys

Can Anybody Help Me Out With A Diagram Of The Victa Plastic Carby.mower Runs But Wont Shut Off,have Tried Cable Adjustment To No Success.any Help Would Be Appreciated

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06-17-06, 02:28 AM   #2  
If this is a modern engine in the USA, the carb should not shut the mower off. The cable going to the deadman bar at the handlebar should go to a switch under the engine shroud that kills the ignition.

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10-12-07, 03:45 AM   #3  
Switching off Victa

The mower switches off when two wires touch and short out the electrical system. The two wires are behind the carby. One is connected to a piece of rubber which sticks into the carby, and the other is fitted through holes in the side of the carby perpendicular to the other one.

When the throttle cable is set to off, the cam inside the carby moves the piece of rubber, causing the two wires to touch and the engine is switched off.

Most 2 stroke engines have a separate electrical off switch. This sounds more reliable to me, but then one control does not do everything like in the Victa.

Possibly the rubber plug needs replacement, or it has fallen out of the carby. Mower shops can replace the rubber at almost no cost.

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