mower problems


Old 08-03-06, 09:16 PM
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mower problems

I have a murry and it only starts under full choke. after that will run fine then the governor seems to pull throttle plate open and kills the engine. Also dies when engaging the blades. It is a Briggs 402707
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Old 08-03-06, 11:47 PM
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Is the air filter new?
Is the gas fresh or fuel you used stored with a stabilizer? sounds like carb needs cleaning or air filter.
Old 08-04-06, 06:26 AM
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The air filter is ok, spark plugs good, fuel looks good. I was leaning to the diaphram in carb? Maybe that is bad ?
Old 08-04-06, 08:30 PM
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I think you need to clean the carb well to get this one running right again.

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