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honda HRT216


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07-07-08, 06:41 AM   #1  
honda HRT216

engine runs but surges while running

 
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07-07-08, 04:55 PM   #2  
This can indicate a plugged or restricted air bleed in the carburetor. A complete and through cleaning of the carburetor will likely take care of this problem.

 
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07-08-08, 03:12 PM   #3  
Check the air filter & the spark plug really close.... In fact replace them even if they look good & use Honda replacement parts. For some reason Honda is really sensitive to good air flow (probably carb venting) & a Quality spark plug.. Fixed a lot like this with just a filter & plug,, But the carb can also give problems as AAwrench says & the best bet is to soak the carb & jets in a carb bath & clean with a spray cleaner & compressed air.. Let us know,,, Roger

 
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