need carb kit for sears engine

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Old 09-10-07, 07:26 AM
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need carb kit for sears engine

I have a vintage gas edger with a SEARS 2HP gas engine model LAV30-30282E SERIAL 6053 00291 is it possible to get a carb kit for it or should I just put a new engine on it. it will run but its running poorly and overheating (smokes when stopped) oil is 10W40 compression is 90
 
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Old 09-10-07, 12:53 PM
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New carburetor is Tecumseh part number 631985A and lists for around $65 and the rebuild kit is part number 631893 for around $10.
 
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Old 09-16-07, 07:28 PM
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some more info I found out. its a sears 9 inch edger trimmer model 536.85625. about how old is this edger. Now you say the engine is a tecumseh but according to sears its a lauson. now like said the engine overheats and seams to run fast with no choke and will not stay running. so would a carb kit solve that or is the engine shot.tired adjusting the carb no go. Upgraded fuel line as the old one was a metal pipe with rubber around it and was missing most of the rubber.now by overheating I mean smoke was coming out of the blower houseing after it stalled
 
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Old 09-17-07, 10:52 PM
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It's a tecumseh (tecumseh-lauson). It sounds like a carb kit would help, but it may not fix the entire series of symptoms you describe.
 
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