snowblower only runs choked

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Old 02-26-08, 06:07 AM
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snowblower only runs choked

i have an MTD 5hp 2 stage snow blower hssk50 67365M (h)
DOM 523513 ...Tecumseh engine


i was having problems blower only would run with choke on after setting 2 seasons, fuel was drained.. finally got it started and will only run on choke with throttle on high, so i rebuilt carburator, now will only run on low throttle (seems like high though) and only with the choke on.. i have tried to adjusting the bowl valve (did clean valve), but no good, everytime i open the throttle and choke it dies.

any help would be greatly appreciated..
 
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Old 02-26-08, 07:05 AM
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Did you turn out the main jet on bottom of carb 1 1/2 turns and the idle jet on side 1 turn ?
Are you positive you reconnected the governor/throttle linkage properly ??
 
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Old 02-26-08, 07:53 PM
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RE:snowblower only runs on choke

i want to thank all who replied to my post, i had exhausted all options and tried everything in the ervice manual, i gave in and ordered a new carb this morning and it camin this after noon. carb is on snowblowwer and it is running like new.
just in time too, wwe are supposed to get a load of snow tonight, so it will be ready to go for morning... again thanks to all who replied....

Bob C.
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